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New Methods for Old Identity Theft Scams

Online Identity Theft in New Clothings When it comes to online identity theft, the old saying of “the more things change the more they stay the same” is very appropriate. While the scam remains the same: which is to get your personal information to perpetuate financial crimes, as technology evolved, the methods have changed. Old […]

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Google+ Population Explodes To 10 Million

In just two weeks after its launch, the new social network site Google+ has reached 7.3 million accounts as of Sunday and is expected to be closer to 10 million as of this writing. This was the statistical revelation by Paul Allen of Ancestry.com and CEO of Facebook application developer FamilyLink.com. According to Allen, “The […]

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Google Acquires Jambool

Technology giant Google has acquired another company in its stable by purchasing San Francisco-based Jambool Inc. Jambool’s business lies on manufacturing software that gives providers of online games the facility to administer virtual currency that is being spent in their sites. Reports from the media claim that the Social Gold platform of Jambool is in […]

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Ask.Com to Add Some Human Touch on Web Search

Ask.com is adding some human touch for processing search queries online.  It was confirmed just recently that Ask.com will tap into social networking capabilities to answer questions from their web browsers, so they can provide a more accurate and appropriate response based on the expertise of other Ask.com visitors.  Under the wing of IAC/InterActive Corp, […]

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MSN Juku: A Twitter Knockoff?

Microsoft seems bent on exploring and competing in all the areas of computing.  The company must be impressed with Twitter that it suddenly launched something quite similar to this networking site. At the moment, however, the application is still limited to just one country, China. MSN’s Juku Microsoft made use of its existing application, the […]

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