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Symantec Confirms Norton Antivirus Source Code Leak Symantec Confirms Norton Antivirus Source Code Leak

Symantec has confirmed the authenticity of a segment of Norton AntiVirus 2006 source code leaked to the internet last week. The stolen code was leaked to The Pirate Bay as a part of retaliatory attacks by hackers affiliated with the …

Apple Antitrust Suit May Predict Coming Market Decline [Study] Apple Antitrust Suit May Predict Coming Market Decline [Study]
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The antitrust suit that the Justice Department threatened Apple with on March 7 may bear a wider significance for overall market trends. According to one recent study, U.S. government attacks on highly successful corporations historically correlate to stock market peaks. …

Identified.com Grows to Two Million in Six Months Identified.com Grows to Two Million in Six Months

Startup Identified.com is meeting with remarkable success in its mere six months of existence. The Facebook-based data analytics company has doubled in size nearly every month since its September 2011 launch. The company owes its success primarily to users from …

Dominican Murder-Suicide Prompted by Facebook Photo

Your online presence can have big implications for life beyond your computer. While many of the Arab Spring uprisings and #Occupy protests owe a lot of their momentum and organization to Twitter, and a special kind of justice can come …

New Pirate Bay Investigation Leaked: TPB Expects Coming Raid New Pirate Bay Investigation Leaked: TPB Expects Coming Raid
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Online magnet link host The Pirate Bay announced today their awareness of a new investigation by Swedish authorities into the site’s file-sharing activities. TorrentFreak reports that the Pirate Bay team expects both their servers and the new thepiratebay.se domain name …

Pakistan Seeks Internet Censor: Places Paper, Online Ads

You probably won’t find this in a craigslist job posting, but if you’re an IT professional who specializes in suppressing free speech, Pakistan just might have a job for you. The Central Asian nation has come under sharp criticism from …

Ten Arrested On Child Porn Charges

An Italian-led, year-long international investigation has led to the arrest of ten people suspected of involvement in an online child pornography network. Arrests were made Thursday in Italy, France, Portugal and the United states. “The prosecutor’s office in Florence headed …

New YouTube Layout Now Universal: Users Not Pleased New YouTube Layout Now Universal: Users Not Pleased
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User reaction has been tepid, at best, to YouTube’s across-the-board implementation of its new page layout. In a blog post, the online video website announced that starting March 8 all YouTube homepage and channel pages will be converted to their …

Solar Storm 2012 Not So Bad: No Power Outages Yet Reported
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We warned you yesterday of a coming solar storm, one of the largest to hit Earth in several years. Some forecasters predicted that the storm–about 10 times more powerful than the solar winds that usually reach us–could cause power outages …

Angry Birds Space to Launch: NASA, Rovio Partner Up

The three-year enmity between birds and pigs will soon be played out on a cosmic battleground. In cooperation with NASA, Finland-based Rovio Entertainment, creator of the Angry Birds franchise, formally announced its newest game, “Angry Birds Space,” on Thursday. NASA …

Get A Job! Employers Prefer Practical Training [Survey] Get A Job! Employers Prefer Practical Training [Survey]

Hey, college kids and recent grads: you’ll probably want a job soon, right? A real job. A “grown-up” job. Something with a generous benefits package. Heck, something with any benefits package. Maybe even a job that’s–dare you ask so much?–relevant …

NASA Tweetups Is Now NASA Social NASA Tweetups Is Now NASA Social
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NASA is expanding its social media efforts and changing the name of its successful Tweetup program. Now called NASA Social, the program will utilize a variety of social media platforms, broadening the agency’s ability to engage audiences about the its …

Scott Monty Tweets Ford’s Digital Participation Guidelines Scott Monty Tweets Ford’s Digital Participation Guidelines

Scott Monty, Head of Social Media for the Ford Motor Company, pinned and tweeted a copy of the Ford’s Digital Participation Guidelines today. @ScottMontyScott MontyFord Motor Company’s Digital Participation Guidelines http://pinterest.com/pin/18507048438740346/ 2 hours ago via Pinterest ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto The Guidelines …

Cyber Cafe Users Gang Up on Thief

Feeling less than empowered this Hump Day, maybe even a little picked on? Here’s a video that’ll restore your faith in humanity–or, well, at least your faith in a gang of nerdier types to put the hurt on a thief: …

Beating TSA Body Scanners: Video Breaks it Down
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A video appearing online Tuesday claims to expose a major flaw in the body scanner security devices that are being increasingly employed in airport security lines, sporting events, and other venues. The video is a production of TSA Out of …

YouTube to Add New Features to Seek Bar YouTube to Add New Features to Seek Bar
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YouTube will have something new for you in the coming weeks. According to their blog, the online video player will soon add three new features to help you instantly scan through YouTube videos and find the parts you want to …

Colts to Release Peyton Manning: Twitter Reacts

The internet is abuzz today with word that long-time Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning will be released from the team’s roster. Colts President Jim Irsay is expected to announce the decision formally in a press conference March 7, at 12 PM …

LulzSec Indictments Available Online LulzSec Indictments Available Online

We just brought you coverage of Sabu’s LulzSec betrayal. And now, the court documents that were unsealed this morning in the six hackers’ indictments come to you on the interwebs. Here’s Sabu’s: Monsegur, Hector Xavier Information And Jeremy Hammond’s: Hammond, …

LulzSec Turncoat: Sabu Betrays His Own

Three key hackers were arrested today, and two more charged with conspiracy, in actions by law enforcement agents in the United States and Great Britain. The five hackers, who have ties to Anonymous, LulzSec, Internet Feds, and AntiSec, were allegedly …

GroupMe 3.3 Released for iPhone and Android GroupMe 3.3 Released for iPhone and Android

The GroupMe Blog announced today the latest version of their group messaging app, replete with two brand-new features and a handful of updates. If you’ve ever wanted to chat about something in particular, but didn’t know who with, Open Groups …

Microsoft CeBIT Keynote: Windows 8 Good for Business Microsoft CeBIT Keynote: Windows 8 Good for Business

In his CeBIT keynote speech earlier today, Microsoft Corp. COO Kevin Turner touted Windows 8′s trifecta of personal use functionality, business capability, and robust security. He encouraged IT professionals and others to test the recently released Windows 8 Consumer Preview, …

Social Media, Wikipedia Finding More Value in Classroom Social Media, Wikipedia Finding More Value in Classroom
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Ask a 21st-century college professor to name a few of the biggest challenges to her art today and “Wikipedia” and “Social Media” are sure to top the list. For more than a decade, the prominence of digital devices in the …