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Russia Auditing ISP’s That Host Illegal Content Russia Auditing ISP’s That Host Illegal Content

Russia has established itself as a bit of a haven for cybercrime. One can quite easily buy illegal web traffic from vendors in that country, and some have recently speculated that the only reason the creators of the Carberp Trojan …

Verizon Sued For False Internet Speed Claims Verizon Sued For False Internet Speed Claims

Have you ever been disappointed in a piece of technology or service after being convinced by a company salesperson that it is the way to go? I think most of us have. Typically we can return the item or cancel …

X-Ray Technology Recalls Star Trek Gadgets

Here’s something for all you Trekkies out there: A new hand-held device created by a company called Tribogenics harnesses the power of X-rays in a small, portable package–similar to the tricorder used by Captain Kirk and his team when checking …

New Processors Could Be Made with Nano-Magnet Arrays New Processors Could Be Made with Nano-Magnet Arrays

Scientists have taken an important step forward in developing a new material using nano-sized magnets that could ultimately lead to new types of electronic devices, with greater processing capacity than is currently feasible, in a study published in the journal …

Apple’s Market Cap Briefly Passes $600 Billion Apple’s Market Cap Briefly Passes $600 Billion

Apple’s market capitalization surged past $600 billion briefly this morning as its stock price passed $640 per share. A tumble in stock price around noon sent the market cap back down, and it’s currently sitting at just over $590 billion. …

This Zombie Survival Map Could Very Well Save Your Bacon This Zombie Survival Map Could Very Well Save Your Bacon

You don’t want to be the aperitif at a zombie feast. Nobody does. But when the undead arrive, if the film genre is any indication, assume that there will be lots of them and they have appetites incapable of being …

Miss Universe Pageant To Include Transgendered Woman

After more than two weeks of discussions, GLAAD and the Miss Universe Organization announced on Tuesday that transgender woman Jenna Talackova will now be allowed to compete for the crown in its beauty competitions. The changing of the rules was …

How to Save Your Pics When Deleting Instagram How to Save Your Pics When Deleting Instagram
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There has been plenty of backlash, since Facebook bought Instagram. People have been flocking to Twitter or their favorite social media site to complain and threaten to delete their Instagram accounts. We can only assume that some of this is …

Michael Arrington, MG Siegler Out at PandoDaily Michael Arrington, MG Siegler Out at PandoDaily

Out of the AOL / TechCrunch drama factory came PandoDaily earlier this year. The news site launched as one focused on startups and it looked a lot like “TechCrunch All-Stars.”. Part of the plan was to have TechCrunch founder Michael …

Utah Department Breach: Hackers Stole Approximately 280K SSNs

We reported to you earlier that over 181,000 MEDICAID/CHIP enrollees had their personal information stolen and 25,000 of those people had their Social Security numbers (SSNs) compromised after the Utah Department of Health was hacked. Unfortunately this was a conservative …

AT&T, Others Designing Database to Disable Stolen Phones AT&T, Others Designing Database to Disable Stolen Phones

It’s become somewhat common knowledge that most all mobile devices can be tracked, leading to situations where police are kicking down the wrong doors while tracing stolen iPhones, or situations where Twitter feeds can help prompt the triangulation of the …

Free Tools Remove Flashback Trojan From Macs Free Tools Remove Flashback Trojan From Macs

Last week we brought you news of the Flashback botnet, a particularly nasty piece of malware that infects users’ computers by way of a Java vulnerability that allows it to be installed just by visiting an infected website. Shortly after …

Want To Start A Successful Web Company? Leave Off The .Com
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There’s a little web-based company you’ve probably never heard of–but which has anything your heart desires (related to home goods) and will undoubtedly show up in web results when you get specific with your search–that is on its way to …

The Cash Value of Social Media Information [Infographic] The Cash Value of Social Media Information [Infographic]

Ever wonder how our social media platforms make enough money to continue to operate? What is the value of the information we send to our social media profiles? These are interesting questions and the folks at backupify.com have been wondering …

Facebook Owns Instagram: You Got A Problem With That? Facebook Owns Instagram: You Got A Problem With That?
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As previously reported, Facebook has purchased Instagram for $1 billion. The app is enormously popular, and being Facebook-owned will most likely make it even more so. Still, some users have a problem with the news, whether it be the expansion …

Netflix PAC Has Nothing to do With SOPA Netflix PAC Has Nothing to do With SOPA
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Yesterday I reported that Netflix had created a Political Action Committee (PAC) to throw some money around Washington D.C and further their business interests. Nowhere in the article did I mention that Netflix had been or would be supporting SOPA. …

Dragon’s Dogma Gets Two New Trailers From Capcom

I’m going to be upfront with all of you. I’m hopelessly in love with Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma. The Japanese developers’s take on Western fantasy has me enthralled more so than I was with Skyrim last year. The expansive world full …

Transparent Devices On the Horizon Transparent Devices On the Horizon

Want a see-through cellphone you can wrap around your wrist? Such a thing may be possible before long, according to Rice University chemist James Tour, whose lab has developed transparent, flexible memories using silicon oxide as the active component. In …

Street Fighter x Tekken For Vita Features New Characters

A new trailer was just released for the upcoming Playstation Vita version of the fighting game Street Fighter X Tekken. A few weeks ago it was found out that there were previously thought to be Vita only characters already on …

How Lawyers Use Twitter, Facebook In Court Cases How Lawyers Use Twitter, Facebook In Court Cases
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Social media sites like Twitter and Facebook are more and more becoming implements for legal proceedings. Courts have found uses for the social media for everything ranging from divorce proceedings to serving legal claims. Given that many people broadcast the …

Will Camouflaj’s iOS Game ‘Republique’ Be Made?
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Former Halo 4 creative director turned gaming entrepreneur Ryan Payton is taking on a huge challenge with his upcoming project Republique. After leaving Microsoft, Payton created the development company Camouflaj, and is now turning to KickStarter to help fund his …

iPhone 5 Getting 4-Inch Screen, Unibody Frame [RUMOR] iPhone 5 Getting 4-Inch Screen, Unibody Frame [RUMOR]

There’s no doubt that the new iPhone (or iPhone 5, or iPhone 6, or whatever Apple winds up calling the thing) will be a big hit. With the latest iPad breaking sales records, there’s little doubt that the next iPhone …

Facebook Login Request Guidelines for Employers Facebook Login Request Guidelines for Employers

However despicable a practice I may believe it to be, many employers are still screening potential employees through a search of their social networking pages and increasing numbers have even gone as far as to ask for the passwords to …

Life-Sized Starship Enterprise in Las Vegas

A giant replica of the Starship Enterprise would have drawn Trekkies from all over the world to Las Vegas, but unfortunately, the concept never became a reality. Gary Goddard owns Goddard Entertainment and has made some of the world’s greatest …