Monthly Archives: August 2011

Can Cook Keep the Apple Rolling?

Jobs is out and Cook is in… but will Apple be able remain the leader it has developed into over the past decade? Steve Jobs, Apple CEO, recently decided to step down from his position, while remaining on the board … Continue reading

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Fax to Email a Hit

Who would have thought it’s possible to send or receive faxes via Gmail, or other online interfaces. These services, known as ‘fax to email’ or online fax services, have grown dramatically in popularity with businesses and are usually less expensive … Continue reading

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Facebook to be Taken Down by Anonymous?

Anonymous, the notorious ‘hackivist’ group, has recently claimed that they plan to take down Facebook on Guy Fawkes Day, November 5th, ‘V for Vendetta’ style.  Anonymous believes that Facebook has and continues to misuse their power with Facebook user’s private … Continue reading

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More Narcissist Teens Due to Social Media

Larry Rosen, a professor of psychology at California State University and the author of “Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and The Way They Learn has developed research that points to social media has potential to cause narcissist problems in teens and … Continue reading

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Google Expands Their Patent Portfolio With IBM Sale

IBM Corp. has sold approximately 1000 patents (pending and issued) to Google Inc. two weeks ago.  The purchase was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office so as to strengthen Google’s patent portfolio. It’s become more and more important … Continue reading

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iPhone 5 ‘to launch in September’

The iPhone, an upgraded Apple handset which will look like iPhone 4 but will feature an A5 processor and 8MP camera, will reportedly be released in September. The reporting on the naming is however still unclear, with some sources suggesting … Continue reading

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Facebook offers money to those who find faults

Facebook, the social network, announced Friday that it would offer a bonus of $ 500 or more to users that identifies security flaws in its pages. “To show gratitude to the researchers who specialize in security (computer science), we offer … Continue reading

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