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Brazilian court orders arrest of Google executive

09/25/2012, YouTube is the most popular video portal on the web. Ever since Google acquired it, every major YouTube decision is commonly considered as coming from Google. That may or may not be the case but what we can say for certain is that the onus of the...

Old private messages publicly show up on Facebook Timelines

09/24/2012, Facebook has frequently been at the receiving end of criticism when it comes to guarding user’s privacy. Although the social network has strived hard over the years to ensure user privacy, every few days a new issue pops up which pins the blame...

Google for Entrepreneurs launched to support startups

09/24/2012, Entrepreneurship has typically prospered immensely in recent years, thanks to a whole host of tools and technologies that can help launch ideas into stardom. With websites like Kickstarter actively helping extra-ordinary ideas in crowdsourcing funds, all...

Facebook allows users to delete search history

09/21/2012, Search histories are perhaps the most incriminating tracks we leave on the internet. Google’s allowed its users to delete search data for a while, and although few choose to, it makes a lot of people feel better. Facebook’s search history may...

Philippines passes a new law against cybersex and “cam girls”

09/20/2012, If you have been around the internet long enough, you’ve probably stumbled across one or two questionable websites where girls (and presumably guys, but maybe not as common) will perform acts of the sexual nature via webcam in exchange for money. Given...

Twitter CEO ignores developers’ anger over recent API changes

09/19/2012, Twitter recently made a whole host of changes to its API. Many of these changes have been meant to limit the access to its API, a move which has irked a lot of developers. The developer community took to the web to protest over the new changes which...

Web giants join hands to launch the Internet Association

09/19/2012, When U.S. Congress was gearing up to pass SOPA, Silicon Valley was pulling at its hair, trying hard to lobby the congressmen to think otherwise. Those efforts pretty much failed and the lawmakers were persuaded only when the likes of Wikipedia went on a...

Six million Virgin Mobile user accounts at risk, says developer

09/18/2012, If you are a company will millions of users, it is usually expected that you would ensure fool-proof security of your user’s accounts. A developer has now claimed that Virgin Mobile USA entirely fails on this front, citing a very basic security...

Dropbox updates iOS app with Facebook, Twitter sharing

09/18/2012, Dropbox is among the most popular online storage services. The company has been improving its service gradually to make it more secure and useful. For instance, we saw Dropbox introduce two-step authentication for its accounts after it was reported that a...

Mark Zuckerberg hints at Facebook social search engine

09/17/2012, The “Likes” of our friends on photos, pages, links, and etc. on Facebook are a good way to see what our friends have been up to and also a great way to find out about new stuff. It seems that Facebook has picked up on that fact as well and according...

Apple hacker becomes a part of Twitter security team

09/14/2012, With their millions of users, it is a tough task for social networks to keep their systems fool-proof against hacks and other vulnerabilities. Yet, the cleverest hackers nearly always find a way to go around it and somehow break into even the most secure...