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The Misplaced Trust And Breach Of Privacy By Facebook

The question of handling user data with Facebook is nothing new. Users and privacy groups have been concerned with how Facebook utilizes user data for a long time. This past week, it has become abundantly clear that Facebook is not putting enough emphasis on handling and protecting user data. All this comes after revelations that …

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Thunderbird Plug-in: MRC Compose – Cool add-on

Do you use Mozilla Thunderbird and not like the way you address emails to others as your composing? I was checking out the new plug-ins for Thunderbird the other day and I noticed there’s a new plug-in called ‘MRC compose’… If you’re a longtime fan of Microsoft outlook or if you’re transitioning to another email …

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iPhone 5 users looking to switch to an Android- It’s Understandable.

Are you in the crowd of people that continue to be unimpressed by the iPhone.  Most can back up enough to say that I understand the iPhone set the standard for what a smart phone is, but beyond that, the execution and handling of the iPhone has been something that I just think is horrible. …

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Apple MAC users learn that they’re not untouchable…

Over the past couple days there’s been a lot of traffic and a lot of articles written about the Apple Mac being attacked by a backdoor Trojan. At last count, it was indicated that roughly 600 to 700,000 Mac users were infected with the virus. since early April, the reports of the viruses have been …

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Is Google being hypocritical with their services?

About a month ago, I was checking my stats for my website through Google Analytics and everything had been going just fine over the past couple of months, but one day my site visitors and pageviews took a dive, like a 60% dive in visitors. I realize that from day to day things can change …

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PC Games Show Resurgence in Sales; Consoles not so much

The popularity of the gaming console, and the profitability of it, have just been astounding. A couple of years ago, you could have hopped on the Internet and read article after article about how PC gaming was dead and how the gaming console was going to be the future of gaming. I would’ve been one …

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Repercussions: Thinking Before Going Social

Image via CrunchBase Like 800+ million other people I’ve got a Facebook account. And I have friends and relatives, and acquaintances that I communicate with on Facebook, but it’s fantastically striking to see comments that are completely off taste, or see comments that but you flat back in your seat screaming “too much information!” It’s …

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Adobe Ceases Development of Mobile Version of Flash

The good news today in technology is that Adobe Flash has ceased development for mobile devices. This is a huge announcement and achievement for technologies going forward using HTML 5. I guess one would say that Steve Jobs was the vampire slayer of Adobe Flash. Steve Jobs was the one who decided that Adobe Flash …

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