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NY Hookers Use Facebook to Attract Business

NY Hookers Use Facebook to Attract Business

New York area hookers have slowly stopped using Craigslist and instead use Facebook to attract potential business per a recent Columbia University study. Sudhir Venkatesh of Columbia published the results of the study involving 290 sex workers in the February issue of Wired Magazine. Venkatesh...

Facebook's Mobile Future Faces Down Security Scandal

Facebook's Mobile Future Faces Down Security Scandal

Facebook’s dominance as the world’s largest social network has spread to mobile phones yet is has been in the midst of heavy security investigations for the better part of this year. Arguments between Facebook and the Securities and Exchange Commission have quickly gained heat since February 1 as...

FBI Issues Warning of Malicious Mobile Malware

FBI Issues Warning of Malicious Mobile Malware

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued a warning of malicious malware on mobile phones. This special task force is part of the FBI and issued a response to the alarming number of complaints on Friday,October 12, 2012. The warning stated "The IC3 has been made aware of various malware...

Google Fined $22.5 Million for Safari Privacy Breach

Google Fined $22.5 Million for Safari Privacy Breach

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston ruled Internet search giant Google has been fined $22.5 million for a Safari privacy breach as part of an ongoing antitrust investigation. The settlement was reached on Friday, November 16, 2012 after a three month lawsuit between the Federal Trade Commission...

Controversial "Bang With Friends" Facebook App Gaining Popularity

Controversial "Bang With Friends" Facebook App Gaining Popularity

Facebook's "Bang With Friends" app was released by some college aged Californian creators on January 24, 2013 to deliver a controversial yet steadily gaining in popularity way to connect with people: hooking up. Its purpose is to help 20somethings get naked with Facebook friends while sparing the...

Bloomingdale's Me-Ality Machine Prevents Mom Jeans Syndrome

Bloomingdale's Me-Ality Machine Prevents Mom Jeans Syndrome

Great news shoppers! The Me-Ality Machine, available only at Bloomingdale's prevents "mom jeans syndrome" and eliminates hours of trying on clothing by calculating precisely which jeans will look best based on your body dimensions. This virtual shopping assistant may sound too good to be true...

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Investigators Search for Missing Engines From Downed Airliner

The mystery of how a flock of birds could have brought down US Airways Flight 1549 is still unsolved. Investigators are still trying to retrieve the plane's two engines, which broke off the aircraft after it crashed into the icy waters of the Hudson River on Thursday. The black boxes, which contain...

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US Airways Gives Passengers on Downed Aircraft 5K Each

US Airways has dug deep into its corporate pockets and provided each of the 150 passengers on board the flight that crashed into the Hudson River last week with a check for $5,000. The airline explained its actions by stating that it will be months before their possessions will be released back to...

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RootZoo Sues Facebook for Click Fraud

Sports website RootZoo has filed a case against the popular social network Facebook alleging that they were charged for more number of clicks than actually occurred. Previously, such concerns have been raised by many advertisers and this lawsuit is a vindication the fact that Facebook is yet to...

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Microsoft Chief Steve Ballmer Upbeat on Microsoft's Search Partnership With Yahoo

Although the entire technology world thinks that Microsoft finally succeeded in killing Yahoo search to become the only major competitor to Google, Microsoft's chief Steve Ballmer thinks otherwise. Today, Steve Ballmer sounded upbeat on this new search deal and defended it saying that it's a great...