Passwords for some 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, according to security experts.
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.
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.
The Yankees are on the verge of acquiring outfielder Vernon Wells from the Los Angeles Angels.
Yahoo! reportedly told workers that speed and quality are sacrificed when employees work from home.
Ichiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
It’s been an interesting week for web searching.
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