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ZeuS is trickier still, eviller still

Nov 5, 2010
The evil genius malware is trying a new technique to thwart the researchers who are going after it. Bad guys are setting up fake interfaces in the...
Posted In: malware, privacy, Science, zeus

Rap wars now conducted on YouTube

Nov 5, 2010
Oh sure, no one recalls the days of rappers shooting each other outside of night clubs with any special fondness, but it does feel a bit hollow...
Posted In: Entertainment, hammer, Jay-Z, Web Culture, YouTube

Most Internet users don't want to 'check in'

Nov 5, 2010
Geolocation services like Foursquare and Facebook Places are supposed to be all the rage on the Internet these days. But a Pew Research Center study says only 4 percent of Americans online use these apps. Will it grow, or be just a tech fad?

Hulu Plus is open to everyone

Nov 4, 2010
Well, at least everyone willing to spend ten bucks a month to watch Hulu Plus. You used to need an invitation, you don't anymore. It's like regular...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, hulu, search, social media, tv, Web Culture

It's not you, Facebook's font is smaller

Nov 4, 2010
The company says they're experimenting with ways to make the site easier and more efficient to use. Because if there's one thing that makes things...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, squinting

Holographic telepresence

Nov 4, 2010
The idea of projecting and seeing a 3D holographic image - without horrible 3D goggles - just got a whole lot closer to reality thanks to...
Posted In: gadgets, holograms, Science, Star Wars

Minnesota mom fined $1.5 million for downloading music

Nov 4, 2010
The case of Jammie Thomas-Rassert of Brainerd, Minn. has been dragging on for years. She's the first person to take a lawsuit from the RIAA to a...
Posted In: downloads, Entertainment, Law, Music, riaa, songs that make me throw up inside my brain

Is geolocation the next text messaging or the next Segway?

Nov 4, 2010
By all accounts, The Next Big Thing In Tech is supposed to be geolocation. Lots of businesses now offer special deals when you check in and yesterday Facebook announced a whole slew of deals for users on their Facebook Places location services. But a new study says that only 4 percent of online Americans are doing this stuff. So far.

Invisibility cloak update

Nov 4, 2010
Oh, invisibility cloak. You're the Chinese Democracy of tech stories. Scientists at work on an invisibility cloak project in Britain have...
Posted In: expelliarmus, gadgets, invisibility, Science

Google to pay huge settlement, you to not get any

Nov 3, 2010
When Google launched Google Buzz there were some glaring privacy holes in it. They were trying to set up the next big social network and so...
Posted In: business, buzz, Gmail, Google, Law, search, social media

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