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2014-05-22 16:23:43

PORTLAND, Ore., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonzi, a leading sports solution and technology company, today announced their partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, the governing body for soccer in the United States. As the Official Technology Solution of the U.S. Soccer Referee Program, Bonzi will bring new technology to U.S. Soccer making it easier for referees across the country to become certified and assigned. With a goal to expand the number of certified referees over...

Adware Being Seen More Often On Mac Computers
2014-05-16 11:02:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Malware makers may be many things – but stupid isn't one of them. Those who have created adware and spyware know that you need to go where the masses are. That used to be the PC, which is why Windows was for so long a prime target for adware. While the folks at Apple won't have reason to celebrate, there are reports that more and more OS X users on the Mac platform are falling victim to adware and spyware infections. It is still less...

2014-05-15 08:40:27

New tool for Macs relieves users of aggressive adware BUCHAREST, Romania, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, the innovative antivirus software provider, has released the Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool to remove aggressive adware such as Genieo that can alter users' search results, inject ads and monitor web sites visited. The removal tool for Macs quickly scans a user's system for adware and its elements and, if detected, asks for permission to remove it. It then removes all...

2014-04-17 23:10:20

herdProtect Anti-Malware Scanner is a cloud-based Windows desktop program which detects malicious threats, spyware and adware by utilizing 68 of the leading industry anti-malware scanners. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Reason Software Company Inc. releases beta version of herdProtect, a cloud-based solution that offers a second-line of defense against malware by utilizing the brawn and combined wisdom of the industry's leading 68 anti-malware engines. herdProtect is designed to work in...

2014-02-24 20:23:21

The partnership will allow any of Bonzi's 2 million users to launch a free Check-in for Good campaign and use the digital technology to fundraise for their sport's organization TUALATIN, Ore., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Check-in for Good, a digital crowd funding and location based advertising application, announced today it will partner with Bonzi, an online management and registration software for youth and adult sports leagues. The integration of Check-in for Good to the Bonzi...

Illegal Ads And Adware Rampant On YouTube
2013-08-14 10:46:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Downloading videos from YouTube is generally frowned upon but, like many things on the Internet, where there’s a Google there’s a way. So, when users search for a YouTube video downloader, they are likely to find a plug-in that can suit their needs. Web security firm spider.io, however, has found that one company is disguising one such plugin to deliver ads to users; ads that YouTube wasn’t paid for hosting. The plug-ins,...

Lookout Mobile Security Firm Tracks Down Questionable Advertising Apps
2013-06-26 13:57:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Mobile Security firm Lookout is apparently living up to its name and is on the lookout for apps that feature questionable advertising tactics. On Wednesday the firm began naming and even shaming the ad networks involved. While the company noted that the majority of mobile ads are “A-OK,” it also warned that adware can get in the way of user privacy and can further capture personal information without proper notification. Even...

Earth Networks Part 4
2013-04-09 08:48:49

Part 4 of redOrbit´s exclusive 6-part series Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So far in the series, we´ve explored the Maryland-based company Earth Networks and their Total Lightning Network (ENTLN) with an eye on the previously unrealized technology necessary for the advances that made this severe weather alert system possible. Before ENTLN, the bread and butter of Earth Networks (originally AWS Convergence Technologies) was their downloadable...

Earth Networks Part 3
2013-04-08 08:46:14

Part 3 of redOrbit´s exclusive 6-part series Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the last installment of this series, we took a close-up look at the technology behind Earth Networks Total Lightning Network (ENTLN). In part 3, we will look at the rate of false alarms put out by the ENTLN and compare those to the warning system utilized by the National Weather Service (NWS). We will also look at an anecdotal situation where Robert Marshall, CEO of Earth...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.