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Wall Street Journal Plans To Launch Finance-Related Social Network

Wall Street Journal Plans To Launch Finance-Related Social Network

In the past few years, we have seen a number of social network start from nothing and rise to become some of the most popular web dwellings. These include the likes of Facebook and Twitter. Now, Wall Street Journal is planning of launching a social network of its own, one that will be focused on finance.

By On June 1, 2013 1 Response
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Social Tools Increase Employee Productivity, Microsoft Study Suggests

Social Tools Increase Employee Productivity, Microsoft Study Suggests

The social media has virtually exploded in recent years, acquiring an audience of more than a billion world over. However, most social tools are usually banned in workplaces simply because executives tend to think these tools are a waste of time. A new Microsoft study suggests that these tools actually enhance the productivity of the employees.

By On June 1, 2013 Respond
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Send People Self-destructing Messages Via OTR App From Your Computer!

Send People Self-destructing Messages Via OTR App From Your Computer!

We all know that Snapchat is an immensely popular app which allows users to send out self-destructing photos, videos or texts. Last Thursday, New York-based app maker Lamplighter Games launched a new browser app named ‘Off The Record (OTR)’ that lets users send messages and that disappear within 5 seconds of being read.

By On May 30, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Takes Down Pages Inciting Violence Against Women

Facebook Takes Down Pages Inciting Violence Against Women

Although Facebook tends to automatically monitor the pages that are hosted on it, a number of such pages have long existed on the social network which directly incite violence against women. Now, thanks to a concerted campaign by activists, the social network has pulled the plug on many such pages.

By On May 30, 2013 1 Response
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Twitter CEO Compares The Network To A Modern Town Square

Twitter CEO Compares The Network To A Modern Town Square

Over the recent years, Twitter has emerged as the key platform where conversations about major happening events occur in real-time. The CEO of the company, Dick Costolo, has termed the micro-blogging site as the modern-day global town square.

By On May 30, 2013 Respond
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Gmail Is Getting Brand New Inbox Today That Puts You Back In Control [How-To Guide]

Gmail Is Getting Brand New Inbox Today That Puts You Back In Control [How-To Guide]

Email is very important part of our life now, but lets admit, its getting clutter day-by-day. There been lots of discussion, customization, apps, tools to make inbox less clutter, make it more useful. Today Google rolling out a new Inbox for Gmail, which in their language puts user back in control. So whats new this update have? And when and how you could get this new feature? We will try to answer all of those question below.

By On May 30, 2013 Respond
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PayPal Refuses To Pay Teenager Over Finding Website Vulnerability

PayPal Refuses To Pay Teenager Over Finding Website Vulnerability

A number of companies try to keep their websites and services in check by offering ‘bounty’ on the discovery of new bugs and vulnerabilities. PayPal is also a part of this list, offering rewards for such findings under its ‘Bug Bounty Program.’ However, the company recently refused to pay a teenager after he found a vulnerability in its website.

By On May 29, 2013 Respond
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More Than 60 Investors Form BitAngels, Meant For Bitcoin Startups

More Than 60 Investors Form BitAngels, Meant For Bitcoin Startups

Bitcoin finally seems to be gaining momentum in the cyber arena. Although the virtual currency has suffered many setbacks, it is now being increasingly used by more and more vendors and users. Now, more than 60 investors have joined hands to create BitAngels, which will serve as an incubator for Bitcoin startups.

By On May 29, 2013 Respond
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Facebook May Overhaul ‘Notes’ To Compete With Tumblr

Facebook May Overhaul ‘Notes’ To Compete With Tumblr

Facebook ‘Notes’ have been around for nearly as long as the social network itself. In Facebook’s early days, Notes really did take off, but they have declined in popularity in recent times. Facebook may be on its way to regain its audience by overhauling ‘Notes’ and pitting it directly in competition with Tumblr.

By On May 28, 2013 Respond
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Chinese Hackers Steal Australian Spy Agency Headquarter Blueprints

Chinese Hackers Steal Australian Spy Agency Headquarter Blueprints

Over the past few years, Chinese hackers have regularly indulged in cyber espionage, stealing sensitive information ranging from that about weaponry to industrial designs and a lot more. Now, it has transpired that these hackers have stolen the blueprints of the headquarters of Australia’s top spy agency.

By On May 28, 2013 1 Response
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US Entertainment Industry Tells Congress It Wants To Use Illegal Methods

US Entertainment Industry Tells Congress It Wants To Use Illegal Methods

In its attempts to go after online pirates and save the precious few bucks that it loses via piracy, the U.S. entertainment industry is ready to cross all lines. In fact, it asked the Congress to allow it to use all kinds of illegal tactics and target common users.

By On May 28, 2013 Respond
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Authorities Shut Down Liberty Reserve, Arrest The Founder

Authorities Shut Down Liberty Reserve, Arrest The Founder

Liberty reserve, a portal for money transfer, had been under money-laundering investigations for a long while now. The authorities have apparently found evidence that links the website to the said charges, leading to the arrest of Liberty Reserve’s founder.

By On May 27, 2013 Respond
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Google Intends To Add Galapagos Islands To Street View

Google Intends To Add Galapagos Islands To Street View

Galapagos islands feature a unique landscape that usually feels out of this world. That, and the creatures that inhabit the islands, was precisely what led Charles Darwin to coin his theory of evolution. Now, Google intends to add the Galapagos islands to Street View.

By On May 27, 2013 Respond
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US Accuses Iran Of Hacking Energy Firms

US Accuses Iran Of Hacking Energy Firms

In the past, it was discovered that a nefarious and highly advanced malware, Flame, was used to target machines in Iran and Middle East. Attacks were also made on Iran’s energy sector. Now, U.S. has accused Iran of a similar act, citing that Iranian hackers have been targeting energy companies based in U.S.

By On May 26, 2013 1 Response
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Flickr Dishes Out A Secret ‘We’re Hiring’ Ad

Flickr Dishes Out A Secret ‘We’re Hiring’ Ad

If a company hid an ad for a job opening in the source code of a web page, how many people would possibly stumble across it? Our guess is, only the software and computer engineers who regularly go through the source codes will be able to discern it. Flickr has now dished out a clever ad, based on the very assumption.

By On May 26, 2013 Respond
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