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iCloud account of Mat Honan hacked

08/06/2012, Ex-Gizmodo staff Mat Honan was not on the receiving end of any good news, especially after he found out that his iCloud account was hacked through the use of social engineering, where this particular “hacker” never had to rely on brute force...

Reporter recovers stolen iPhone by taking advantage of technology

08/03/2012, We’ve seen, heard and read interesting stories of how someone lost their iPhone and managed to recover it thanks to the Find My iPhone feature, or simply because the thief was stupid enough to take photos with their location in the background, so...

Twitter restores Guy Adams’ account

07/31/2012, Remember how Guy Adams’ Twitter account was suspended after his rant over the delayed live telecast of the Olympics’ opening ceremony on TV? Well, it seems that Twitter has restored Adams’ account, so hopefully all of it will be bridge...

No tweets in London Olympics if you want to watch TV

07/30/2012, Once every four years, nations of the world converge on a single city to celebrate humanity’s sporting extravaganza – the Olympics, and you can be sure that the sea of humanity there will be busy trying to cover anything and everything about...

Twitter flu gets tracked, predicts you falling sick in advance

07/30/2012, If you were to call your boss and let him know that you are not going to clock in to the office in a week’s time because of the flu, chances are he will do a double take on the calendar and make sure it is April 1, or figure out that you have taken...

Apple reportedly planning to invest hundreds of millions on Twitter

07/30/2012, Cupertino-based technology giant Apple has reportedly met and talked with executives at Twitter about a possible investment in the popular social networking platform. According to a report from the New York Times, Apple is said to be planning on investing...

Paul Chambers acquitted of charges in Twitter joke trial

07/27/2012, Back in 2010, a man named Paul Chambers was arrested by anti-terror police for posting a bomb threat on Twitter. The tweet that convicted him? “Crap! Robin Hood Airport is closed. You’ve got a week and a bit to get your shit together, otherwise...

Instagram drops ‘Find Twitter Friends’ feature

07/26/2012, The $1 billion dollar company Instagram, which was purchased by Facebook in recent times, has said that they will be dropping the ‘Find Twitter Friends’ feature, as those who were looking for their friends through their Twitter contacts were...

Tweet sends Greek Olympian home

07/25/2012, Greek triple jumper Voula Papachristou could possibly win the gold in the Olympics. But with only a couple of days more to go before the sporting event opens in London, her country is sending her home for a tweet that was deemed racist by many. The...

Stanley interactive piano player takes song requests via Twitter

07/20/2012, If you intend to spend you weekend tweeting while listening songs on the radio, you have to check out Stanley. Stanley is actually an interactive piano player that will be performing live beginning July 20 to 22. Yes, as of this writing, Stanley’s...

Tweet sends Bahrain activist to jail

07/17/2012, Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to three months in prison for posting a tweet that criticized Bahrain’s prime minister – Prince Khalifa bin Sulman al-Khalifa. Rajab reportedly tweeted, “Khalifa, leave the...