One of the Largest DDoS Attack Ever Seen Kills Krebs Security Site

One of the largest Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks ever seen on the internet has caused Akamai to dump a site it hosted, KrebsOnSecurity.com. The DDoS attack was apparently in retaliation for journalist Brian Krebs‘ recent article about vDOS, which…

Christine Chubbuck: Brother Not Happy About Films Depicting Sister’s Live On-Air Suicide

Christine Chubbuck was a 29-year-old broadcast journalist working at a Sarasota, Florida TV news station back in 1974. On Monday, July 15 of that year, she committed suicide while live on the air. “In keeping with Channel 40’s policy of…

Researchers Developing Deep-Sea Wifi

Researchers at the University of Buffalo are developing an underwater wifi network for use at sea. Alas, hold your horses – This doesn’t mean there will be any Snapchatting, Instagramming, Facebookery, Tweeting, Vining, Myspacing, Google Plussing, Tumbing, Flickring, Foursquaring, Goodreading,…

Social Seating Plans Now Available On An Airlines

Forget First Class! Find out who’s sitting next you on your next flight. Remember the days when you sat at your airport gate wondering and worrying who might be sitting next to you? Those days are over now for travelers…

X-factor Host Steve Jones Dismissed As Host

According to a recent story the now one time host of Fox’s X-factor has been let go. rumors have been circulating for a while that he may not continue his post. representatives earlier dismissed it as a fabrication, but now…

AT&T 4G Network Available In 11 More Markets

Wireless carrier AT&T has announced their new 4G LTE data network is now available in 11 new markets, bringing the total to 26. Cities now with 4G access include New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Raleigh, and Orlando. Markets that…

Kiip Offers Ad Based Rewards For Mobile Gaming

Imagine playing your favorite game on the iPhone, and upon making it to the final level and defeating the stage boss you’re offered a free cheeseburger at your favorite restaurant. Would such a system bring about positive or negative feelings…

Colleges Embracing Social Media At More Fleeted Pace Than Businesses

A new study bNora Ganim Barnes and Eric Mattson, Social Media and College Admissions: Higher-Ed Beats Business in Adoption of New Tools for Third Year, suggests that US colleges are

The Social Network Movie Trailer

The Social Network is an upcoming 2010 drama film directed by David Fincher about the founding of Facebook, I saw the trailer for it yesterday at the Cinemas and it reminded me a little of The Pirates of Silicon Valley Movie (1999), a film about Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.

Anyhow The Social Network film features an ensemble cast which consists of Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Brenda Song, Rashida Jones, Max Minghella, Rooney Mara, Malese Jow, and Joseph Mazzello.

Discovery Network Utilizing Social Media For New Show

I have never been a big fan of horror movies. Getting scared on purpose was never something that I quite understood. One of the scariest movies I ever saw, though, was a film back in 1995 called Outbreak with Dustin Hoffman which showed the response that the world would likely have to a global pandemic if one were ever to occur.