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Entries by Catharine Smith from 06/2011

Space Shuttle Endeavour's Last Landing: See Photos From The Craft's Final Touchdown

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

Space Shuttle Endeavour completed its last landing ever at 2:35 a.m. ET on June 1. The late-night touchdown marks the end of a 16-day mission that...

Facebook Malware Attack: Fake Strauss-Kahn Video Infects Mac And PC Users (UPDATE)

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for updates. Facebook users should be aware of a new attack that infects both Mac and PC users with malware. This new attack, whic...

'Empires & Allies': Zynga's New Facebook Game Lets You Wage War--Socially (VIDEO)

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

Social gaming giant Zynga has a new Facebook game that goes live on Wednesday. If you're a fan of Zynga's "FarmVille" or "CityVille," then you may...

Twitter Adds Photo-Sharing Feature And Revamped Search (VIDEO)

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

Taking the stage at the D9 conference on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced two big new additions to Twitter: a photo-sharing feature and e...

Google +1 Button: Now On A Websites Near You, Next To The Facebook 'Like'

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

As of June 1, Google social button will grace the pages of websites and make sharing content easier among Google users. This Google +1 button will...

Google: Gmail Hack Likely From China Cyberattackers

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Google Inc revealed on Wednesday that unknown hackers likely originating from central China tried to hack into the Gmail a...

Password Sharing Crackdown: Web Entertainment Theft Bill Passes In Tennessee

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State lawmakers in country music's capital have passed a groundbreaking measure that would make it a crime to use a friend's ...

Microsoft Demos Windows 8: See The Features (PICTURES)

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's Windows 8 will look dramatically different from the Windows operating systems that preceded it. Steven Sinofsky, president of Windows ...

Alibaba's Jack Ma Offers Yahoo Some Advice: Break Up

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic and Sarah McBride PALOS VERDES, Calif./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alibaba founder Jack Ma didn't shed new light on his negotia...

China Says It's Not Behind Google Gmail Hack

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

(AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) BEIJING -- China denied it supports hacking activities and said it is part of global efforts to combat computer security thre...

.Co Internet Addresses: Colombia's Hottest Export?

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

By Georgina Prodhan LONDON (Reuters) - Global brands from Twitter to Amazon are buying up Colombian Internet addresses, as the country's .co do...

Cybersecurity Becoming U.S. Diplomatic Priority

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

By Peter Apps, Political Risk Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - Cyber security is now a diplomatic priority for the United States with Washington ...

Netflix Suggests Porn Documentary 'Naked Ambition' For Child

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

Well this is odd. The Consumerist reports that a parent scanning Netflix for a family film discovered a documentary about pornography sandwiched in...

Fahmi Fadzil Tweets 100 Apologies To BluInc Media In Malaysia Twitter Defamation Case

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- A Malaysian social activist is apologizing 100 times on Twitter in an unusual settlement with a magazine publisher in a defa...

Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen: The Apple, Flash Feud Is Finished

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen took the stage at All Things D's annual conference in Palos Verdes, California, and spoke to his company's goals within the...

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: Paul Ceglia Forged Ownership Contract

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - An alleged contract and emails that a New York man says entitle him to a huge stake in Facebook are forge...

Hackers Lulzsec Say Sony Pictures Attacked, 1 Million Users Compromised (UPDATE)

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for update* Sony reportedly suffered yet another hack attack on Thursday. This time, a group of hackers claims to have accessed the...

Smartphone Radiation: The 10 Highest And 10 Lowest Emitters

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

The World Health Organization recently revealed the radiation levels emitted from common cell phones to be "possibly carcinogenic." The new findings p...

IBM Watson Wins Webby For 'Person' Of The Year

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

(JAKE COYLE, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) NEW YORK -- The "Jeopardy"-playing IBM computer Watson has been named person of the year by the Webby Awards. ...

eBay's PayPal Drops Major China Partner, Alibaba's AliExpress

Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - EBay's online payment unit, PayPal, will end its year-old partnership with AliExpress, the wholesale website of Alibaba.com, ...

Google CEO Larry Page: We Won't 'Bet The Farm' On Self-Driving Cars

Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic and Noel Randewich * Says co doesn't "bet the farm'' on speculative projects * Says cloud technology improves Google sec...

Web Users Worry About Snooping Businesses: Digital Future Study

Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology

(BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) NEW YORK -- It's not Big Brother, but "big business" that Internet users are more worried about. A new su...

Watch The Top 9 YouTube Videos Of The Week

Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology

If you're looking to see the most popular YouTube videos of the week, look no further. Once again, we're bringing you the week's most-watched video...

Computex 2011: Tablets Galore At World's Second Largest Computer Expo (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology

Computex 2011, Asia's biggest tech trade fair (and the second largest in the world) is underway in Taipei, Taiwan. The expo runs for five days from Ma...

E3 2011 Preview: THQ Expands uDraw Gaming Tablet To Xbox 360, PS3

Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Video game company THQ plans to bring its uDraw gaming tablet to the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 later this year, hoping that player ap...