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2009-09-22 07:00:00

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Offerpal Media, the leading virtual currency monetization solution for game developers and social publishers, today announced a partnership with leading social media developer Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc., a wholly owned business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI) with over 40 million monthly uniques, to monetize virtual currency for top brands Zwinky and IWON. "The Offerpal Media platform allows us to earn additional revenues, while at the same time...

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2009-08-25 11:00:00

Internet security company McAfee reports that Jessica Biel has now replaced Brad Pitt as the most dangerous celebrity to search on the Internet, in terms of cyber crime. McAfee surveyed A-list celebrities for three years in a row to see who posed the greatest risk when being searched on the Internet. Paris Hilton was number one in 2007, and Brad Pitt replaced her the following year. Biel, age 27, who first hit the spotlight for her role in the TV show "7th Heaven" before starring in several...

2009-07-21 07:00:00

BEIJING, July 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- After months of development and testing, Maxthon International has released version 2.5.3 of its award-winning browser. The free Maxthon 2.5.3 is available for download at http://dl.maxthon.cn/mx2/mx_2.5.3.80.exe "We are headed into a major change with the release early next year of the hybrid-engine Max-3," said Jeff Chen, CEO of Maxthon. "Max-3 will incorporate two rendering engines -- the Trident engine also used by Internet Explorer, and...

2009-06-30 05:00:00

SmartyCard increases the value of its virtual currency for parents and tweens, adds another top virtual world as learning reward SAN MATEO, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartyCard(TM), the online games service for tweens that lets kids earn their favorite rewards through one flexible virtual currency, today announced their reward partnership with Zwinky Cuties(TM), a virtual world that welcomes and encourages children ages six and up to safely explore their individuality and creativity....

2009-05-05 08:00:00

Partnership between NC4 and WeatherBug feeds real-time weather data into NC4's External Situational Awareness solution at no additional cost to users EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- NC4, Inc., (www.nc4.us), the leader in situational awareness, incident monitoring, crisis management, and secure collaboration, today announced a significant weather reporting enhancement to its External Situational Awareness Solution (ESA). The new enhancement, ActivWeather, is a meteorological...

2009-03-06 08:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- New electronic greeting card website, Cardboiled.com leaves sentimentalists feeling sunny-side-up. The new online greeting card website and latest Mindspark(TM) property, Cardboiled.com lets users choose from a library of animated and static eCards, custom photo cards and postcards. Worldwide, people send an estimated 500 million e-cards each year, according to the American Greeting Card Association. Electronic greeting cards are popular with...

2009-03-02 11:11:00

This adware was distributed largely through comments on Digg.com and YouTube GLENDALE, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a world leader in IT security, today announced that PandaLabs, the company's anti-malware laboratory, detected an increase of more than 400 percent in the infection rate of the adware VideoPlay from January to February of this year. VideoPlay is designed to download a worm aimed at stealing email accounts and passwords for accessing different Web services....

2009-02-10 14:08:00

- Cyber-criminals are using accounts that are likely stolen to post comments with links supposedly pointing to videos of celebrities such as Christian Bale, Megan Fox or Jessica Simpson - Users that try to watch these videos will be asked to download a codec. This codec, however, is just a copy of VideoPlay adware GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, has just released research with evidence proving that Digg.com...

2009-02-10 09:00:00

Verizon Wireless First to Offer Consumers Location-Based Mobile Alerting System that Utilizes the WeatherBug Network of Nationwide Weather Sensors BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless company, and WeatherBug(R), the leading provider of live, local weather information, today announced WeatherBug Protect, giving Verizon Wireless customers the most relevant weather information on their wireless phones. WeatherBug...

2009-01-08 09:01:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, today announced the general availability of its 2008 annual report. Last year PandaLabs detected an average of 35,000 malware samples each day, 22,000 of which were new infections. By the year's end, the total count of malware threats detected by PandaLabs exceeded 15 million. This number surpassed initial projections by over 5 million and resulted in Panda's detection of more...


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