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Facebook to delete prison inmates' active accounts

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 13:47
Social-networking giant is working with prison officials to prevent inmates from using their user accounts to deliver threats or unwanted sexual advances.

The Big Players in This New Era of Video Chatting (Graphic)

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 13:47
The Alive Web is something more than the static pages and events we're used to. The Alive Web is more interactive and immersive.

Cryptocat Creates a Private, Encrypted Chatroom on Any Computer with a Web Browser

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 11:47
If you need to have an encrypted, private chat but don't have the tools handy to do so, you can just use Cryptocat. While anyone will be able to enter the chatroom if they know its name, nobody without your secret key will be able to see what you're saying.

Anti-Piracy Lawyers Accuse Blind Man of Downloading Porn

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 11:47
As the mass-lawsuits against BitTorrent users in the United States drag on, detail on the collateral damage this extortion-like scheme is costing becomes clear. It is likely that thousands of people have been wrongfully accused of sharing copyrighted material, yet they see no other option than to pay up. One of the cases that stands out is that of a Californian man who's incapable of watching the adult film he is accused of sharing because he is legally blind.

Teenage Hacker Breaks Into Norway Shooter's Email

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 11:47
Hackers have reportedly broken into Norway shooter Anders Behring Breivik's email account and turned the contents over to police in an effort to help their investigation.

Rioters' phones could help police

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 09:47
Police may be able to use rioters' mobile phone information to help convict them, say legal experts.

Looking Beyond: 3 Technology Trends Your Company Can't Ignore

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 09:47
As someone who has been accurately predicting the future of technology for over 25 years, I urge all leaders to focus on the following three emerging trends that will reshape the business landscape as we know it.

Android and iOS both fail, but Android fails better

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 09:47
How well a system works is only half the picture: the other half is how badly it fails

Freezing the Fluid Emotions of Dance

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 07:47
This was how Clive Barnes, then the dance critic for The New York Times, summed up the conviction that motivated Martha Graham, when he wrote an appreciation of her work in 1965. The essay was illustrated by a Sam Falk.

Students Love Technology: Infographic

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 07:47
Is the idea that students love technology surprising? No, but this infographic sheds a little light on this gadget-addicted generation.

Man Lines Up Over A Month Early For The iPhone 5 (But Mostly For Attention)

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 05:47
Each time a new iPhone is set to hit the shelves, I get my pre-order in nice and early. Waiting in line is for chumps, right?

Government To Block Sharing Sites, But Music Biz Must Cut Prices

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 05:47
As the phenomena of blocking file-sharing sites continues to spread around the world, the government of Indonesia is tackling the issue from two directions. Alongside an announcement confirming that ISP blocks will be put in place against some of the most popular file-hosting services, record labels are also being told they need to reduce prices in order to deter piracy.

Don’t Blame Facebook for Facial Recognition’s Creepiness

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 01:47
We all know Facebook is an easy privacy punching bag. The social network has a tendency to tinker with our personal data, and deservedly lands in hot water now and then with paranoid users, pundits and politicians.

Raid on Russian firm explains the demise of Mac Defender malware

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 23:47
Mac Defender was a piece of malware that came in with a bang and curiously disappeared just as quickly

Google+, the Mac App

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 23:47
Sully Taylor, Creative Director for Teens in Tech Labs and Founder & CEO at Sully Creative, has released a Google+ application for Mac users. The app is a very simple one, however. "Just a ported browser," he says, "not a native app." Yes, we know that you can use Fluid.app to do pretty much the same thing - that is, if you prefer to do the work yourself. But Taylor says Fluid won't be robust enough for what he plans to do with the app in the next week. Oh, really?

Hacker group vows to 'kill Facebook'

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 23:47
Apparently, "Anonymous" won't be accepting your friend request.

The Camera That Goes to ONE MILLION FPS

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 23:47
Vision Research, with their Phantom line of high-speed video cameras, has kind of outdone themselves this time with the Phantom v1610. A MILLION FPS!?

Evolution Of Tablets: From 1968 To Date

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 21:47
From our caveman days to the present, how the tablet—and we—have evolved.

Nokia: the N9 Isn't Coming to America

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 21:47
Cellphones, Mobile Handsets Nokia: the N9 isn't coming to America By Darren Murph posted Aug 9th 2011 10:30AM If you've been eagerly awaiting September 23rd so you can grab your very own Nokia N9 in America, the company's first (and last) MeeGo smartphone may not be shipping in your region after all.

Toshiba Releases Glasses-Free 3D Laptop To Much Rejoicing

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 21:47
The Qosmio F755 3D laptop is now available for those who wish to live in the 2D world but – and only occasionally – may also want to view things in 3D. The laptop uses a “15.6-inch diagonal full HD TruBrite® display with Active Lens” to display both 2D and 3D images (sample shown here may not represent actual display, your results may vary, consult a doctor before playing 3D games, 3D gaming could cause headaches, nausea, a feeling that 3D is BS, the croup, accidental ingestion of your wedding ring, dance, Gary Oldman’s Disease, vestigial tail growth).