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View of the Facebook homepage taken in Washington on May 6, 2012. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Computer Whiz Sues Facebook For Ripping Off His ‘Surfbook’ Site

A federal jury is hearing testimony that Facebook infringed on patents held by a Dutch computer programmer who launched a similar site called “Surfbook” more than a decade ago.

06/11/2014

Twitter's Joel Lunenfeld (left), vice president of global brand strategy, and Guy Yalif, head of global product marketing, speak with journalists after  a press conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook, Twitter Brace For World Cup Fever

This year’s World Cup will play out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and messaging apps like WhatsApp just as it progresses in stadiums from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro.

06/10/2014

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Google: Lack of Email Encryption By Comcast, Verizon Make It Easy For Government Spies

The volume of email cloaked in encryption technology is rapidly rising as Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other major Internet companies try to shield their users’ online communications from government spies and other snoops.

06/03/2014

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Tips for Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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75 Percent Of Americans Say It’s OK For Women To Propose To Men, Few Do

Steve Paska waited two weeks for Washington’s famously fickle cherry blossoms to emerge, then spent two hours searching for the perfect spot beneath the canopy of fluff. He lured his girlfriend there on the pretext of buying a painting of the blooms. Then he surprised her by dropping to one knee and proposing.

05/05/2014

File photo of the Facebook homepage. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook 1Q Results Soar; CFO to Step Down

Facebook’s first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street’s expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.

04/23/2014

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New Feature Takes ‘Facebook Stalking’ To A Whole New Level

An optional new Facebook feature is taking the concept of “Facebook stalking” to a new level.

04/17/2014

The IRS is reportedly gathering massive amounts of online data hoping to find tax cheats. (Getty Images)

Report: IRS Data Mining Facebook, Twitter, Instagram And Other Social Media Sites

IRA agents gathering massive amounts of public data that could be used in audits.

04/16/2014

File photo of a person using Facebook. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Psychologist: Social Media Causing A ‘Distancing Phenomena’ To Take Place

With over 73 percent of online adults now using a social networking site, social media has dramatically impacted the world in both positive and negative ways. It has left many people to wonder how and if social media can mentally affect people.

04/16/2014

Twitter’s CEO says that ISIS militants have used personal death threats against him and the company’s staff in response to the shutting down of the Islamic State’s accounts. (Photo Credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Twitter Tweaks Website to Attract New Users

As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.

04/09/2014

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