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Russian Police Arrest 8 in Carberp Trojan Case

Russian authorities have arrested eight men suspected of using the Carberp Trojan and other malware, to make millions through electronic banking fraud. The men arrested are suspected of being members of a Moscow-based gang that was going after the bank …

Twitter Turns Six, Claims 140 Million Active Users Twitter Turns Six, Claims 140 Million Active Users

At 12:50 pm on March 21st, 2006, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out the first ever tweet. It said “just setting up my twttr.” Now, six years later, Twitter is an indelible part of millions of people’s lives. That’s right, …

Social Login Option Boosts Online Retail [Infographic] Social Login Option Boosts Online Retail [Infographic]
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I hate creating a new account whenever I want to make a purchase with another online retailer. When given the option, I almost invariably prefer to “complete the transaction as a guest.” Sure, my personal information (and yours too) is …

China Takes The Lead In Worldwide iOS, Android Activations China Takes The Lead In Worldwide iOS, Android Activations

China has passed the U.S. to become the global leader in new iOS and Android activations. China has been the world’s largest mobile phone market for some time, now it appears to have become the top smartphone market as well. …

Study Now Shows BP Oil Leak Entered Food Chain

Since the explosion on the BP Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, scientists have been working to understand the impact that this disaster has had on the environment. For months, crude oil gushed …

BBB Warns of Walmart Text Message Scam BBB Warns of Walmart Text Message Scam

The Better Business Bureau has warned of a new scam regarding cellular text messages which offer a potential $1,000 Walmart gift card. Uninformed recipients are then taken to a website which prompts the entry of personal information, after they click …

“The Situation” In Rehab For Substance Abuse

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, one of the stars of the MTV reality show “Jersey Shore” has reportedly entered rehab for substance abuse. A rep for Sorrentino told TMZ in a statement that they would not confirm why he is there, …

Supreme Court Limits Patents: No Natural Laws

On Tuesday, the supreme court unanimously ruled that they would not allow inventors or corporations to patent discoveries based on “laws of nature”. The decision came out of an application by Nestle S.A. unit Prometheus Laboratories Inc. that involved a …

Advancing Tech Also Means Electronic Waste Advancing Tech Also Means Electronic Waste

The percentage of electronic waste occupying our landfills has grown at an alarming rate over the last decade, giving rise to concerns about the toxicity of components used in consumer electronics. Researchers at the University of Florida are looking for …

America Is Impatient Thanks To The Internet America Is Impatient Thanks To The Internet

The Internet sure is great, isn’t it? It allows us to conveniently search for information, shop and be entertained all from the comfort of our homes. That convenience comes with a price – we’re all turning into impatient jerks. Online …

New Device Allows Paraplegics to Stand New Device Allows Paraplegics to Stand
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A research and development company in Istanbul has developed a new device that they hope will replace traditional wheelchairs for paraplegics. The device, dubbed the Tek RMD, has the user strap into it and then provides handles with which the …

YouTube’s New Auto-Editing Tool Fixes Shakiness, Underexposure YouTube’s New Auto-Editing Tool Fixes Shakiness, Underexposure

There’s a lot amateur videos uploaded to YouTube that were probably great in concept but one giant avalanche of fail in execution. Whether the video is unbearably too dark or so shaky it induces motion-sickness in users, it doesn’t take …

Zynga Acquires “Draw Something” Makers OMGPOP
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Earlier we reported that Zynga had made a deal to acquire OMGPOP, and now it is official. The social gaming giant behind such popular games as Words With Friends and Farmville has bought the makers off breakout hit “Draw Something” …

“Pretty Little Liars” Finale Received the Most Social Media Buzz in TV History

Pretty Little Liars season 2 finale “Unmasked” generated the most social media traffic of any regularly scheduled series in the history of television. The series is number one for female demographics aged 12 to 34 during its time slot (the …

Jason Russell’s Breakdown Was “Brief Reactive Psychosis” Following KONY 2012

Recent viral success Kony 2012 has been seen by over 100 million people, and doubtless millions of those viewers have also seen recent videos of Filmmaker and Invisible Children co-founder Jason Russell’s public nudity incident, or heard reports of his …

Quantum Computing Goes Beyond Binary Quantum Computing Goes Beyond Binary

The alphabet of data processing could include more elements than the “0″ and “1″ in future. An international research team has achieved a new kind of bit with single electrons, called quantum bits, or qubits. With them, considerably more than …

Aspirin: Cancer Fighting Properties Found In British Study

Aspirin has long been believed to combat heart attacks and disease when taken daily, but a new British study shows that low doses of the OTC drug, when taken on a daily basis, may prevent cancer as well. The study, …

Go Daddy Launches Spanish Version Of Its Site Go Daddy Launches Spanish Version Of Its Site

Go Daddy ya está disponible en español! You may not have understood that, but there’s a lot of internet users in the world that will. If you fell into the former category, here’s the sentiment: GoDaddy.com, the world’s largest provider …

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Is A Musical

One of the biggest delights from 2010 was Disney Epic Mickey. It was the first “good” Disney game in a long time and that should come as no surprise since Warren Spector, director of Thief and Deus Ex, was in …

FAU student threatens Classmates And Professor

If she’s not medicated, she needs to be. This crazy bitch lost her mind during a class at Florida Atlantic University and had to be escorted off the premises by campus security. I find the video very disturbing. All kidding …

Computer Models Help Predict Dementia Patterns
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Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have developed a computer program that has tracked the manner in which different forms of dementia spread within a human brain. They say their mathematic model can be used to predict where and approximately …

Samsung Developing Its Own Chips for Galaxy S III Samsung Developing Its Own Chips for Galaxy S III

Further distancing itself from Qualcomm technology, Samsung will be using their own chips in its upcoming Galaxy S III smartphone. The change will see Samsung implementing its own single-chip design in the new Galaxy device. A Samsung executive told the …

Tebow “Jets” To New York After Trade Announced

After much speculation and hype this week, the rumor mill can officially quit grinding grist; Tim Tebow has been traded to the New York Jets after they sent two picks, a fourth-rounder and sixth-rounder, to the Denver Broncos in exchange …

Hugh Hefner’s Son Pled Guilty to Harming Playmate of the Year
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Hugh Hefner’s 21-year-old son, Marston, pled no contest to a charge of domestic violence. Apparently he got into an altercation with his playmate girlfriend Claire Sinclair. Marston supposedly punched Claire, kicked her in the stomach, and wouldn’t let her leave …