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1M Facebook User Emails Allegedly Purchased For… $5

10/26/2012, Bogonil Shopov, a Bulgarian blogger, says that he has managed to purchase 1 million Facebook users for a mere $5 – a pittance for email marketers and spammers. The data was sold on a site called “Gigabucks”, and so far, the Facebook ID...

NotFound.org gives error 404 webpages a more noble purpose

10/16/2012, Error 404 is usually the error message returned when you try to access a website page that doesn’t exist. While some websites have relied on the default error 404 page, some have taken those 404 pages and turned them into something funny or clever. Well...

TopThat: a website to compete with your friends

10/11/2012, TopThat is part of a category of applications that I like to label “ego-driven apps”, and for example, Foursquare is one of them. TopThat was launched in public beta back in August 2012 and today, it is making its official public debut. The underlying...

Google redesigns its website for mobile devices

10/11/2012, We spend quite a bit of time on our smartphones these days, perhaps more so when compared to feature phones due to our smartphones being able to do many things. Activities such as browsing the web while commuting is a perfectly common sight, which means...

BlipBoard: Twitter Meets Foursquare

10/03/2012, [DEMO Fall 2012] Today, BlipBoard for iPhone was launched at DEMO Fall, the application acts like a social map, where people can access information and alerts in real time about what is happening nearby. Users can tune in to people and places and get...

Opera 12.10 beta for desktop launched by Opera

10/02/2012, Opera has launched the beta of its browser’s version 12.10. Opera 12.10 has been launched for all the major platforms, including Windows, Linux and Mac. While it packs a number of new features for the common users, the company tells us that the...

MoviePass Location-based Mobile Payment Card for Theater Tickets

10/02/2012, MoviePass is a movie theater subscription service that allows its members to attend unlimited* movies for a monthly fee (monthly fee allows members to see one 2D movie per day in theaters that accept major credit cards). The company has launched a new...

Mozilla launches Persona identity management system

10/01/2012, We know that by using one login name and one password for all your accounts is just a great way of letting hackers gain access to all your accounts in one fell swoop, but Mozilla thinks otherwise and has launched the official beta of Persona, the...