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2011-12-23 15:30:00

Results from a Joint Study by ThreatMetrix and The Ponemon Institute Indicates Consumers Feel Google is More Effective than Facebook at Protecting them from Online Criminals (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 ThreatMetrix, a leading provider of integrated cybersecurity solutions, today announced results of a joint study with The Ponemon Institute, “Mobile Payments & Online Shopping Survey of U.S. Consumers.” The survey, which looked at U.S. consumers who self-reported they are active...

Facebook And eBay Join Forces With Online Retailers
2011-10-13 10:05:28

The world´s largest social-networking platform, Facebook, will be joining eBay´s commerce platform in hopes of creating social shopping experiences for millions of consumers, CNET´s Laura Locke is reporting. The service, called PayPal Access, was unveiled at eBay´s X.commerce developer conference in San Francisco by Facebook executive and eBay board member Katie Mitic and designed to create a new crop of e-commerce applications with social networking features....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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