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2014-04-10 23:28:42

This week Fundzinger has surpassed the 1000 client mark, becoming the top crowdfunding PR company in the world. Orange, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Fundzinger, the world's number one crowdfunding PR company, has reached the 1000 client mark. Fundzinger specializes in generating media coverage for projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. "Media coverage increases funding," says Romeo Mendoza, CEO of Fundzinger. "The more press coverage you can bring to your crowdfunding...

Colin Powell’s Facebook Page Hacked
2013-03-12 12:29:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online So far, 2013 has been the year of cyberattacks, leaving many companies and services hacked and much personal information breached. A recently popular attack is the Facebook/Twitter hack, which involves breaking into a person´s account (often a celebrity or high profile company) and posting all sorts of offensive statements, often in all caps. It´s the modern-day equivalent of spray painting expletives onto company...

2013-01-24 08:23:33

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ray Wert, former executive director of content for Gawker Media, today announced he has launched a digital content and advertising strategy studio, Tiny Toy Car. The agency will provide online publishers and their automotive and agency clients with customized, branded advertising content designed to entertain, inform and engage car shoppers and automotive enthusiasts. The studio name comes from the emotions and enthusiasm that children feel...

2013-01-08 08:25:45

NEW DELHI, January 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Times internet

Not Guilty Pleas Entered In iPhone Prototype Theft Case
2011-09-03 05:26:38

  A pair of men have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges surrounding the sale of a lost Apple iPhone 4 they found in a bar early last year, the Associated Press reported Friday. The two men, 22-year-old Brian Hogan and 28-year-old Sage Wallower, both of California, were not in attendance during the Thursday court proceedings. Hogan faces one count of misappropriation of lost property, and Wallower faces that charge, as well as a second for possession of stolen property....

2011-08-22 11:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bleacher Report, one of the fastest-growing sites and the Web's fifth largest sports media destination with nearly 20 million monthly unique users, today announced the launch of its new, Lead Writer Program. Lead Writers will help give direction and guidance to the company's vast contributor base, as well as shape content and conversation with readers through social media platforms. "Bleacher Report is powered by our strong contributor base...

2011-07-12 06:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- My Damn Channel announces the launch of Slacktory (http://slacktory.com), a creative, remix-happy blog about the pop culture of the internet. Slacktory will publish parodies of sites like Reddit and the Cheezburger network, guides for dominating the iTunes App Store by copying everyone else, PSAs for annoying Twitter friends, a plain-English translation of the Facebook terms of service, and online dating horror stories. Slacktory will also create and...

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2010-12-15 05:45:00

Passwords stolen from gossip website Gawker were apparently used by hackers on Tuesday to flood Twitter with malicious spam about Acai berries. Users of the micro-blogging site were being warned not to click on any of numerous "tweeted" links to websites supposedly offering information about health benefits of Acai. The links are likely infected with malicious software that could harm personal computers, possibly giving hackers control of the machines. "Got a Gawker account that shares a...

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2010-12-13 10:02:22

Gawker Media is advising subscribers to change their passwords after the website's user database was hacked over the weekend. "Our user databases appear to have been compromised," officials from the media conglomerate said in a statement posted online. "The passwords were encrypted. But simple ones may be vulnerable to a brute-force attack. You should change your Gawker password and on any other sites on which you've used the same passwords." "We're deeply embarrassed by this breach," they...

2010-10-26 14:30:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, today announced that a growing number of media publishing companies have successfully transformed their business models and streamlined key business processes with NetSuite, the world's leading cloud-based ERP solution. NetSuite has established itself as the clear thought leader in helping new media and traditional media publishers optimize...