Cyber Crime Ring In US

Cyber Crime Ring In US

U.S. authorities have shut down a cyber crime ring that used malicious software that took control of more than 2 million PC’s worldwide and led to the theft of over $100 million. The computer virus, named Coreflood, stole bank credentials and
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Social-Media Gigolo in Philadelphia

Jaitass Dhanoa, 27, stoled women's hearts, then their identities and savings. He preyed on women, using social-networking sites, including Match.com and IndianDating.com. He lied about his name, citizenship and employment. He convinced each woman that she was the love of his life, then fleeced them for thousands of dollars. He (more...)

U.S. Robots Sent to Assist in Japan’s Recovery Efforts

By Kathryn McConnell Staff Writer They can see around corners, traverse rugged terrain and pick up materials too dangerous for humans to handle. The unmanned robots recently sent by two American companies and a government laboratory are intended to aid workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, which (more...)

Delete Personal Data

“Right To Be Forgotten”

The Internet has been something of a Wild West long time. But it started to change,  in Europe and the United States regulators begun to pull in the reins. The first question was how companies such as Facebook and Google handle users' personal data? According to the European Union information, (more...)

Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble

After numerous attempts to license their technology, Microsoft has decided to sue Barnes & Noble in addition to two electronics manufacturers on the allegations of patent infringement. Microsoft’s patents include:

  • The ability to load webpage’s content prior to background images in order to view the webpage faster.
  • Small programs indication of download status.
  • Technology
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Southwest Airlines Facing Inspections

Southwest Airlines plane park is about to face a thorough inspection after an embarrassing and extremely dangerous incident that luckily didn’t become an accident — with one of the planes. Boeing 737 — traveling from Phoenix to Sacramento, California — had to perform an emergency landing at a military base (more...)

Google Takes Another Shot at Social Networking Through “+1”

Google has added an experimental feature to their repertoire called “+1”. After conducting a search on Google, you can “+1” the websites in your search results that you believe are the most relevant and the sites which you think are the best. It is similar to a Facebook “Like”. If (more...)

Microsoft vs Google

Computer industry giant Microsoft has announced its intention to make a complaint to European Commission about Google, accusing this company in excluding its competitors from the market of search engines, thus breaching antimonopoly legislation. Microsoft’s general counsel Brad Smith has accused Google in noncompetitive use of its search engine with a (more...)

Text Messages to Help Russian Mothers and Babies

By Sally Rountree Staff Writer Capitalizing on social technology, pregnant women and new mothers in Russia will have a new way to access health care information, thanks to a U.S.-Russia partnership offering free text messages. Text4baby-Russia, an innovative program modeled after its successful launch as text4baby in the United States, (more...)

Nissan,Toyota and Mazda Restare Production

Nissan,Toyota & Mazda Restare Production

Toyota Motors, Honda Motors and Mazda will announce plans to restart production. But it doesn't mean that they have started to work at full capacity. Analysts said that production will depend on the supply of parts. Nissan Motors already resumed work at six of its factories, without which company production (more...)

Illegal Parking Online Court

New Yorkers Can Dispute Their Fines Online

New technologies influence our lives more and more with each day. And the bigger a city is, the faster the internet blends with daily life. Now New Yorkers got an option of disputing traffic and parking fines online. Before one would need to come to court on a specified date or (more...)

AT&T

AT&T Plans to Buy T-Mobile USA

AT&T plans to buy rival T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom AG for $39bn (£24bn), making it the largest new U.S. mobile market leader. Now AT&T is the second-largest mobile carrier, about 43% market share. T-Mobile customers will get access to AT&T's phone lineup, including the iPhone. The deal would reduce competition in the (more...)

Toyota eyes annual sales of 10 million

Toyota Targets Annual Sales of 10 million

Japanese carmaker Toyota is targeting annual operating profit of 1 trillion yen ($12bn; £7.4bn) "as soon as possible". The company  is aiming for global sales of 10 million vehicles a year by 2015. In 2010 it was 8.7 million. Last year, the news for the recall of faulty cars damaged (more...)

Facebook Revolution

Don’t Call Mideast Unrest a “Facebook Revolution,” Panelists Say

Social media may have provided an important tool for the political upheaval in the Arab world, but participants on a panel of Arab and American media experts say the discussion over its role should not divert attention from the courage being shown by people standing up for (more...)

iPad 2 Smart Cover Gets Smarter

The iPad 2 smart cover will be released alongside the iPad on March 11. On the previous iPad, Apple developed a case that would protect the iPad; however it made the iPad more bulky by adding weight and size to the device. Also it did not allow the use of (more...)

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