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Entries by Harmon Leon from 05/2011

Watch Out: ATM Credit Card Scams

| Posted 05.10.2011 | Healthy Living

YIkes! A friend of mine got ATM skimmed. A simple trip to the cash machine has costs her hundreds of dollars (and that wasn't in surcharges). I've o...

Is Education Going the Way of the Housing Market?

| Posted 05.12.2011 | College

Total student loan debt in the U.S. has now topped credit card debt, expected to reach $1 trillion this year. Hurrah! A mountain of debt is now the new American Dream.

SwoonXO and Shawn Fanning's Supyo Kickstart Live Social Networking Punch

| Posted 05.16.2011 | Technology

Chatroulette is like the Wild West of live social networking where deviant behavior becomes the unmonitored norm. Shawn Fanning's next big endeavor is a "live" social network site named Supyo -- Chatroulette done right.

Berkeley Computer Scientists Fight the War Against Spam

| Posted 05.24.2011 | Technology

To sell $100 worth of Viagra, a spam provider needed to send 12.5 million messages. How do we know this is true? A team of computer scientists at the University of California-Berkeley have taken it upon themselves to study spam.

Hanging with Spike TV's Auction Hunters

| Posted 05.26.2011 | Entertainment

The Holy Grail of auction-hunting was obtained by a man who, inside a storage locker, found Beatles lyrics handwritten by John Lennon -- which sold for $2 million a piece.