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Facebook facial recognition declared illegal in Germany

08/04/2011, Despite Facebook recently making it easier to opt out of facial recognition photo tagging, it looks like the social network is still taking heat for its service. Germany has just declared the feature as a violation of “the right to anonymity”...

Jealous ex-boyfriend poses as girl on Facebook to commit a murder

08/03/2011, While usually there’s no harm in taking friendships from an online environment into the offline world, sometimes it can be a dangerous thing – as evident by a recent report from the Orlando Sentinel. The newspaper reported about a boy who...

Google Chrome 13 features Instant Pages

08/03/2011, Google has just released a new stable version of its Chrome browser (hooray for updates) which brings the very interesting “Instant Pages” service that makes browsing the internet even faster. In case you didn’t know how Instant Pages...

US Navy thinking about using Google+

08/02/2011, The Navy is no stranger when it comes to using consumer technology for its recruitment purposes. Remember the submarine strategy game came it came up with to crowdsource tactics and strategies that people use? How about the Royal Navy Engineer Officer...

Google+ app for Windows Phone 7 spotted

08/02/2011, It’s already been reported that Google has plans to bring Google+ to Windows Phone 7, but other than that tidbit of information we haven’t seen anything – until today. The folks over at wmpoweruser.com have reported on a screenshot of an app...

Anonymous leaks details of 7,000 law enforcement officers

08/01/2011, Anonymous has announced that it has managed to hack over 70 US law enforcement websites and steal 10GB of data. It promised a leak and the first one was released yesterday – over 7,000 law enforcement officials’ private information including their...

South Korea starts a clinic to treat web addiction

08/01/2011, We all love the internet as it allows us to do all sorts of things online, from reading internet memes, to catching up with old friends, video calls, funny YouTube videos, movie streaming, email, shopping, etc. The list of things we can do on the internet...

Adobe introduces HTML5 editor Adobe Edge

08/01/2011, It seems that just today Adobe has announced a new product – Adobe Edge, which will allow web designers to design animated web content using standards such as HTML5, CSS and JavaScript instead of Flash. 

PayPal hands over 1,000 Anonymous IP addresses to the FBI

07/30/2011, Remember last year when PayPal was attacked by Anonymous after it froze Wikileaks’ account? Well, it looks like PayPal has finally decided to strike back against the hacking coalition. Apparently the hackers left behind enough information to be...

iTunes 11 to feature new UI and iCloud integration?

07/30/2011, Sick and tired of looking at the same old interface every time you load up iTunes? If rumors turn out to be true, then you’re in luck. The folks over at idownloadblog.com claimed that a reliable source of theirs tipped them off about Apple’s...

Gmail for Android updated to version 2.3.5

07/29/2011, Gmail users on Android will be pleased to know that Google has released a new version of the app. The update brings Gmail on your Android device up to version 2.3.5 and has some new features to improve your Gmail experience. One of the best new features...

Facebook rewards researchers who report security weaknesses

07/29/2011, Facebook has just launched a new bug bounty program where it rewards researchers who find security holes in the social network. The reward will be paid in dollars, which starts off at $500 and has no maximum set. However, they will have to follow...

Microsoft Office 365 video campaign takes a dig at Gmail

07/29/2011, While Google tries recruiting people to make use of its email service through the Email Intervention website, Microsoft has released a video telling consumers why not to use the service. While it doesn’t directly tell people to stop using Gmail, the...