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Passwords Compromised For 2 Million Facebook, Other Online Accounts

Passwords for some 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, according to security experts.

12/04/2013

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Sree Tips: YouTube Turns 8

While all the attention has been on the purchase of Tumblr by Yahoo!, there’s been other tech news worth noting. YouTube, the immensely popular video sharing site, turns 8-years-old this week.

05/22/2013

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New Yorker Sells Social Networking Giant Tumblr To Yahoo! For $1.1 Billion

If you’re a social media junkie, you and a few million others know what Tumblr is. If not, you might be wondering why Yahoo! would pay a king’s ransom for it.

05/20/2013

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Yankees On Verge Of Acquiring Angels Outfielder Vernon Wells

The Yankees are on the verge of acquiring outfielder Vernon Wells from the Los Angeles Angels.

03/24/2013

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Local Businesses And Employees React To Yahoo! Ban On Telecommuting

Yahoo! reportedly told workers that speed and quality are sacrificed when employees work from home.

02/27/2013

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Hartnett: Yankee Pinstripes Can Rejuvenate Ichiro

Ichiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.

07/30/2012

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Yahoo Confirms 450,000 Users’ Passwords Leaked In Security Breach

Some 450,000 Yahoo users’ email addresses and passwords have been leaked because of a security breach, the company confirmed Thursday, adding that just a small fraction of the stolen passwords were valid.

07/12/2012

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Lawmakers Postpone Vote On Anti-Piracy Bills SOPA & PIPA

Yielding to strong opposition from the high tech community, Senate and House leaders said Friday they will put off further action on legislation to combat online piracy.

01/20/2012

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Manhattan Demonstrators Sound Off On Proposed Anti-Piracy Bills

Did you notice that big black box on Google’s homepage on Wednesday? And what happened to Wikipedia? They were part of an online protest that spilled into the streets of Manhattan.

01/18/2012

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Experts Worry Earlier Black Friday Will Cut Into Cyber Monday Sales

“Cyber Monday traditionally has been an important holiday for online retail,” said retail expert Marshal Cohen. “This year all the rules have changed as the retailer opened earlier to compete with online, online opened their deals earlier.”

11/27/2011

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Ex-Medgar Evers College Professor Claims E-Mail Destroyed Her Shot At Tenure

A former professor says she was denied tenure and fired because of a salacious anonymous e-mail sent to the school. It alleges, among other things, she had sex with students.

09/07/2011

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New York State Troopers: Beware Email Pretending To Be Ticket

Here’s a warning from New York state troopers: If you get a speeding ticket by email, just delete it. State police said the email hoax has been circulating around the country.

07/07/2011

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Egypt, Congressman Pics And National Anthem Topped Web Searches

It’s been an interesting week for web searching.

02/11/2011

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NYC Style: Sarah McColl is the Pink of Perfection

By Kimberly Rae Miller Name: Sarah McColl Borough/Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Park Slope Profession: writer/editor Sarah McColl has loved vintage clothes since the moment she realized an hourglass figure was more in fashion in the middle of […]

08/02/2010