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The Virtual World: Facebook Crashes

UPDATE: Facebook stock plunges! Today, as the markets came to a close, Facebook, took another slide.  The IPO’s share fell to around 30 dollars today at the close of the market.  With underwriters bailing and consumers following suit, its no wonder that the stock itself would lose value.  If the trend continues, it could be the end of the IPO ...

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Steve Jobs Movie Begins Filming in the Original Apple Garage

Ashton Kutcher Stars in Title Role LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The film chronicling the life of Steve Jobs, the Apple Inc. co-founder and charismatic master of innovation, begins principal photography in June and in keeping with the project’s commitment to accuracy and authenticity, will film early scenes in the actual Los Altos home where Jobs grew up and in the historic garage where ...

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Facebook Users File Consolidated Digital Privacy Class Action

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Facebook users today filed an amended consolidated class action complaint in federal court in San Jose, California in the case In re: Facebook Internet Tracking Litigation, No. 5:12-md-02314-EJD. The class action asserts federal statutory and California State causes of action related to the revelation in September 2011 that Facebook was improperly tracking the internet use of its members even after they logged out ...

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“Why I DON’T Like Facebook” for Investment

ATLANTA, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Crown Financial Ministries CEO Chuck Bentley outlined reasons that should concern investors who plan on “liking” Facebook for their portfolios. He discussed his hesitance in a national e-blast to supporters of the 35-year non-profit that helps people and businesses who are struggling after making bad financial decisions and working to build a strong foundation to “do well.” “The buzz ...

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Consumer Watchdog Counters Google’s FOIA Objections in FCC Wi-Spy Probe

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Consumer Watchdog today countered Google’s objections to the Federal Communications Commission’s release of detailed documents about the Commission’s investigation of how Google hacked into private Wi-Fi networks and sought broad disclosure of the documents’ contents. Consumer Watchdog has filed a request for the significant documents related to the FCC’s investigation. Google has opposed much of ...

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Chevy Volt: A Car Before Its Time?

When my daughter turned 16 there were many conversations revolving around buying a new car. She would watch the commercials and read all the promotions. “This one gets great gas mileage. This one is cute. This one has side air bags. We should buy a …” You name it; she was full of recommendations and would point out her favorites ...

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Expectation of Privacy?

Are we losing our right to privacy?  News channels this week are covering the story about a young girl who was forced to give her FaceBook password to school officials.  Colleges and employers are requiring passwords to FaceBook and other social media from new students and employees.  A bill to put spy drones in American skies recently passed Congress.  The ...

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Dark Matter Core Defies Explanation in NASA Hubble Image

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2012  — Astronomers using data from NASA’s Hubble Telescope have observed what appears to be a clump of dark matter left behind from a wreck between massive clusters of galaxies. The result could challenge current theories about dark matter that predict galaxies should be anchored to the invisible substance even during the shock of a collision. Abell 520 is a ...

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Gas Prices Skyrocket! Obama: Let’s Try Algae

Across the country Americans are paying more at the pump.  A Los Angeles station raised the price ten cents while the reporter was on television.  In Cleveland the price at the pump jumped over 40 cents per gallon in just the past week! Places in Florida are now charging over $5.00 per gallon.  These costs are having a significant impact ...

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Going Viral: When Ordinary People Become Heroes

The latest “viral” video making the rounds on the internet is of a very fed up father taking out his frustration on his daughter’s computer to teach her a lesson. Not only is it making the rounds online, it is actually being reported on the news. Where I come from, this is not really a news story, it is simply ...

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Embracing Technology, Obama To Host Google+ Hang Out Today

When Google launched it’s “Google Plus” – a social network – one of the key features was a “Hang Out”.  A “Hang Out” is where users can interact and communicate with multiple friends and people in a video conference style setting. Today at 5:30 ET, President Obama will be hosting a Google+ Hang Out town hall meeting.  The President is ...

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Twensored? – #TwitterBlackout Tomorrow In Support Of Free Speech

WHY ARE USERS PLANNING A TWITTER BLACKOUT (#TwitterBlackout) ON JAN. 28th? Including CDN’s own TJ Thompson (@_TJThompson) , Michelle Ray (@GaltsGirl), and Rich Mitchell (@CDNnow) Twitter has been the backbone of revolutions, regime change, and much more.  The ability to spread information around the world in an instant has changed the way people disseminate vital information.  The free flow of ...

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Hacktivist group Anonymous changes mind

In recent videos by the hacker group “Anonymous”, threats were leveled at web sites owned by the likes of Facebook, the U.N. and several banks if the file sharing site MegaUpload.com was not restored. Now the group says that the announcements were only to raise awareness and that no attacks will occur, but that #opglobalblackout (operation global blackout) is still ...

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Hacker group Anonymous to target Facebook on Jan 28th

In a plea to have Americans join in the Anonymous cause, the hacker group has requested that computer users show solidarity with them by participating in a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack upon Facebook.com on the 28th. The attack requires that anyone that wants to participate install a specific malevolent tool and aim them at the social networking site ...

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Hacker group "Anonymous" to hold internet, banks, UN hostage [Video]

Tens of millions of Americans may feel the wrath of the infamous hacker group “Anonymous” as they threaten phase one of  “Operation Global Blackout” over the recent shutdown of file sharing site MegaUpload.com. The video states that Anonymous has gained access to servers at several banks, the U.N., Microsoft’s XBoxLive, Playstation Networ, Facebook, Twitter and more. While the video makes ...

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