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Database Discovered With Over 2 Million Stolen Login Credentials

Researchers have found a database with over two million stolen login credentials for popular sites including Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo.

12/04/2013

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next generation of possible military recruits is ignorant about the damage that can come from showing bad or illegal behavior online.  (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gen. Dempsey Worries Teens’ Social Media Use Could Disqualify Them From Military Service

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next generation of possible military recruits is ignorant about the damage that can come from showing bad or illegal behavior online.

12/04/2013

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Teens Rob Man Selling Shoes on Facebook

Anne Arundel County police say a man was robbed of shoes he was trying to sell after meeting two teenagers he had contacted on Facebook.

11/29/2013

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Poll: ‘Just Kidding’ Doesn’t Absolve Racist, Sexist Online Comments

In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding. But when they see them, they don’t take much personal offense.

11/20/2013

A Thursday blog post from the social media company’s global legal policy chief, Jeremy Kessel, states that privacy and transparency with Twitter customers is eroded by restrictions put on how much information they can disclose on government requests for information. (Photo Credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Beyond Twitter: The Next Wave of Tech IPOs Brews

Just as one high-tech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too.

11/13/2013

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Police: Man Posts Nude Photos Of 16-Year-Old On Facebook, Tags Her Sister In Them

Local authorities recently arrested a man who publicly posted pornographic photographs of an ex-girlfriend who was 16 at the time.

10/29/2013

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Study: A Third of Younger Adults Get News From Facebook

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. revealed that about a third of younger adults – specifically, 18- to 29-year-olds – learn about current events from Facebook.

10/25/2013

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Study: More Time Spent Online Means Less Work, Sleep

The steady increase of time spent on sites like Twitter and Facebook has been found to inversely correlate with the time spent on many daily duties and tasks.

10/24/2013

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Shhh: Is It Possible To Keep Your Home Private Today?

Who’s watching you? What are they learning about you? And how can you turn it off?

10/14/2013

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Government, Top Websites Battle In Court Over Surveillance Disclosure

A federal court should not permit five leading Internet companies to reveal how often they are ordered to turn over information about their customers in national security investigations, the government argued in papers released Wednesday.

10/03/2013

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