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Report: FBI raids homes of alleged Anonymous members

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 13:30
Fox News reports the FBI had warrants to search two homes in Long Island, N.Y., early this morning and searched another in Brooklyn. Read this blog post by Don Reisinger on The Digital Home.

Is the Internet Warping Our Brains?

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 13:25
A new study says Google is causing people to become more forgetful. But that might not be such a bad thing.

Napkins: Where Ethernet, Compaq and Facebook's cool data center got their starts

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 13:24
Great technology and business ideas keep popping up over meals and drinks

How to Make the Most of Windows Accessories

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 12:47
Here are a few ways to maximize the accessories that already come with Windows.

Google, this is why you’re under investigation

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 10:04
Those who questioned whether European regulators were right to open an antitrust investigation into Google's activities last year should take a look at the data again, as the company’s dominance across the continent reaches new heights — and new depths, too.

7196 Tweets Per Second - Record Break

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 09:33
The FIFA Women's World Cup set two new records for number of tweets sent per second on Sunday.

China Web users hit 485 million

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 09:27
The number of Chinese Internet users hit 485 million at the end of June, with microblogging and group-buying posting the highest user growth rates, a Chinese government Internet statistical

Nearly half of smartphone buyers say they want Apple iOS

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 08:34
A new survey by ChangeWave found that 46% of consumers say they want the Apple iOS. Smartpones running Google’s Android OS are a choice for 32% of the consumers that are planning on a smartphone in the next three months. Find out more here.

Google Helps Italians to Unblock Their Favorite Torrent Site

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 08:26
Last week the Italian authorities moved against the general purpose proxy site proxyitalia.com because it could be used by Italians to access BTjunkie and The Pirate Bay. Their goal was to prevent Italians from secretly accessing these torrent sites, but this plan backfired. BTjunkie’s owner quickly launched a new proxy, one that will be much harder to crack. This time the Italian authorities have to censor Google’s App Engine to stop it.

The 13 Best Hacker Attacks Against Military Security Companies, the FBI, the Kochs ... and Arizona

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 08:00
Hackers have declared war on anyone or anything that threatens to censor the Internet or its citizens. Here are some of their wildest targets.

Is Apple too reliant on the iPhone?

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 07:30
As Apple limbers up for the unveiling of the next generation iPhone, some are asking if it has become too reliant on just one product.

7 Communication Software That Every Linux User Should Know About

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 07:28
Here, we have gathered a list of useful instant messaging clients which every Linux users should try.

Adobe buys EchoSign for electronic PDF signatures

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 06:25
The company is expanding its attempt to make its digital document technology become essential to businesses' electronic processes with the acquisition of EchoSign. Read this blog post by Stephen Shankland on Deep Tech.

Why are web workers happier?

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 06:02
The research is conclusive: compared to office-based colleagues, those who are free to work where they choose are happier with their jobs. But why is this? The answer isn’t as clear as it might first appear to web work boosters.

How to Choose the Perfect Camera for Your Needs

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 05:09
Choosing a digital camera used to be a simple process that was heavily dictated by the amount of money in your pocket. Now the same money can buy you different benefits and compromises, making the decision much more complex. Here's a look at your camera-buying options, the pros and cons of each, and some specific suggestions to help you pick the perfect camera for your needs.

Google acquires G.co for URL shortening its own services

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 04:29
Google has joined the growing list of online services that are registering very short .co domains to use as short URLs. Others you may already know about

Google+ Has Made Twitter Boring — Here's What Twitter Should Do About It

Tue, 07/19/2011 - 04:28
For the past few days I’ve been hanging out in Jackson Hole with a bunch of geeks and one thing I’ve noticed over and over is how boring Twitter has gotten when compared to Google+