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Dell Daughter Gets Grounded
2012-08-14 13:42:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online An 18-year old girl with a phone can apparently bring a powerful security team to its knees. For all its benefits, social media and networking can be awfully dangerous. We´ve all seen our fair share of how people can be followed and tracked by using nothing but information these people have made publicly available through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the like. How frustrating is it, then, to be a father who goes...

Search Giant Google Acquires Frommer’s To Step Up Travel Business
2012-08-14 08:38:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Internet search king Google Inc. announced Monday that it is close to closing a deal with travel guidebooks line Frommer´s. The acquisition is seen as an effort for Google to amass a stockpile of publishing content to strengthen its role in the online travel broker business. The acquisition comes nearly a year after the $151-million purchase of Zagat Survey, which offers reviews of restaurants, hotels and other hotspots...

Photobucket Fusking Exposed It All
2012-08-14 07:05:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A number of women who posted private, explicit photos of themselves on the online photo sharing site Photobucket have had these images made public and passed around on Internet message boards. The women had assumed that their privacy settings on the website protected the posted photos, which were not meant to be shared publicly. However, through a technique known as ℠fusking´, in which software is used to find hidden...

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2012-08-13 16:49:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook has found themselves in trouble once more, this time with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and their third-party developers. According to an investigation by the FTC, Facebook has been accused of not reviewing apps before going through their verification process, thereby “deceiving” developers over security ratings. As told by ZDNet.com, Facebook earned up to $95,000 by charging their developers a fee...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.