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You can't defeat Firesheep! says guy who invented Firesheep

Nov 9, 2010
On today's program, we reported on a new plug-in called Blacksheep that's designed to thwart anyone using the Firesheep spy plug-in....
Posted In: firesheep, privacy, security, social media, Web Culture

Rockmelt browser launches in limited beta

Nov 8, 2010
If you've been feeling like Chrome or IE or Firefox just weren't social enough, there's a product for you. Weirdo. ...
Posted In: Chrome, Facebook, firefox, gadgets, internet explorer, rockmelt, search, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

The Queen is on Facebook

Nov 8, 2010
Whether you see this as a welcome adjustment to modern times on the part of an archaic figurehead or another case of social media ruining other...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Web Culture, with a laser beam

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

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

Facebook wants to eat Foursquare

Nov 3, 2010
Count me as one of the many people who think that the only significant thing announced at today's Facebook event was the Deals program. It provide...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Facebook, foursquare, geolocation, search, social media, Web Culture

Apple to triple the length of song samples on iTunes

Nov 3, 2010
Apple hopes that it leads to more songs being sold (I would think that would depend on the band, a song might sound great for half a minute but...
Posted In: apple, business, Entertainment, itunes, Web Culture

Chatbot takes on critics of climate change

Nov 3, 2010
Nigel Leck was sick of all the people on Twitter arguing that global warming isn't real. So, he made a program that would scan Twitter every five...
Posted In: climate change, robots, Science, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Twitter inserts ads into your tweetstream

Nov 2, 2010
And really, it's pretty painful anytime anyone inserts ANYTHING into your tweetstream....
Posted In: business, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Send an Amazon gift card to someone's Facebook wall because you love sadness

Nov 2, 2010
Now you can buy someone a gift card that isn't really a card, just a credit at Amazon, really, and have it sent straight to their Facebook. It...
Posted In: Amazon, business, Entertainment, Facebook, sadness, social media, Web Culture

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