iOS app Android app

Spam

Spammers' Bonanza At Amazon Kindle eLibrary

Posted 08.17.2011 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Spam has hit the Kindle, clogging the online bookstore of the top-selling eReader with material that...

Burger King Introduces Spam Burgers For The Women of Japan

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.15.2011 | Food

If there is one thing women love it's ... Spam? Well at least Burger King hopes they do. The self-proclaimed royals of the fast food industry will...

Anatomy Of A Spam Viagra Purchase

Technology Review | Posted 07.21.2011 | Technology

A sample of spam transactions finds most pass through just three banks, study finds....

XXX Posts Infiltrate Facebook Brand Pages

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

It appears some brand's Facebook Pages may becoming smut central. New York Post's James Covert and Ian Mohr wrote recently about a slew of x-rated ...

Spam Four-Way: Does The Iconic Canned Meat Hold Up?

Salon | Aviva Shen | Posted 06.09.2011 | Food

Is there a food more widely mocked than Spam? Its name was long rumored to stand for Stuff Posing as Meat. It's synonymous with Internet junk. (No, ki...

Trace Radiation Isn't the Only Global Fallout From Fukushima

Mason Inman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

Despite the radiation now spread across Japan, New Scientist points out fossil fuels are far deadlier than nuclear power -- mainly because of air pollution

Smash Unions? It Never Even Occurred to Me

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

The House of Representatives has just voted emergency funds for building a fence around the state of Ohio.

10 Business Plan Follies That Make Investors Cringe

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Every entrepreneur likes to think that their document is inspirational. Every serious investor has a stack of these in their in-basket. Here is what investors say the former shouldn't do.

Google Tries To Snuff Out Spam, Content Farms With New Changes

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Content farms take note: Google is trying to snuff out spam and "low-quality sites" in search results. In a blog post, the search giant acknowledged ...

My Top Ten (Okay, Eleven) Jokes of 2010

Jane Condon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jane Condon

I bought a new Mac computer this winter. They give you some free lessons. Like how to organize your iPhotos. What I learned was -- I need a better looking family!

California Man Quits Job, Makes Living Suing Email Spammers

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Daniel Balsam hates spam. Most everybody does, of course. But he has acted on his hate as few have, going far beyond simply hitt...

FACEBOOK SCAM: Do Not Click 'Who Has Deleted Ya' Link

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

If one of your Facebook friends sends you a link touting an application called "Who Has Deleted Ya," do not click on it. The post is part of a self-...

Traffic Jam

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Dear Mom, increase your size with Valtrex -- free trial offer. Subject: Trip home [Free miles when you sign up for our low-rate rewards card -- click today to increase your earnings!] next week.

UPDATE: Facebook email: spam killer?

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Check out comment regarding fake Facebook identities, good new perspective. Okay, we don't know what'll be announced, but Facebook email could indeed...

Reality Check!

Wendy Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wendy Abrams

Let's put the Carnival Cruise ship into perspective -- it was not tragedy. Tragedy is the cholera outbreak in Haiti, where hundreds of thousands of people are left homeless from the earthquake.

Report: 95% of Email Is Spam: Threats Aimed at Facebook & Children's Searches

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

The Facebook Like button allows developers to use Javacript, which can also be used by bad guys to trick users into "liking" a page and then automatically recommending it to all their Facebook friends.

Europe Overtakes Asia As Top Email Spammer

Yahoo! News | 2 Hrs 35 Mins Ago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Europe has overtaken Asia as the biggest source of email spam worldwide with Britain a major culprit, a report said Thursday....

The Philippines Spamdex - How An Election Could Be Decided By Tinned Meat.

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

MANILA, Philippines - Manuel Villar is one of the front runners in next week's national election. He makes much of his humble roots. Born in a squalid...

Techno-Trash Floods Uganda

Herbert Busiku | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Herbert Busiku

The importation of dead clone computers into Uganda is enabled by unscrupulous business people taking advantage of unsuspecting locals and weak regulators. Sadly, no one is held accountable.

New Apple TV Coming Soon

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

You didn't think Apple was going to let GoogleTV go unchallenged, did you? The company is getting ready to launch a new, cheaper version of AppleTV.

Google TV Is Real!

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Google TV allows you to watch and search both TV and web content and will be free after users initially purchase the service. It's going to be available this fall on Sony TVs exclusively at Best Buy.

Fighting Bots Is Everybody's Business

Joe Waz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Joe Waz

Every one of us has to be a soldier against spam, bots, and other Internet abuses. You wouldn't leave your doors unlocked at home -- why would you leave your computer open to the world?

How Do You Handle the Bigots in Your Family?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Cubias

I have a racist in-law. But then again, who doesn't? I don't see a lot of this guy, because my wife only begrudgingly let him back into her life afte...

Thanks to Spam, It's Not Junk Mail Anymore

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Sarah O'Leary

If you want to reach your consumers in the internet age, tell the youngsters in the office that you're kickin' it old school with USPS.

Sorry "suzy," But It's Over Before It's Begun

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lea Lane

I hope you don't mind that I don't answer your email, suz. (Do you mind me calling you that? I can't help it. You have been so kind and supportive).