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Nigerian 419 Email Scammers Shift to Malware

Some of the same folks behind the Nigeria 419 email scam are apparently switching to more sophisticated cyberfraud tactics.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:40:37 GMT
Mobile Ads Give Facebook Big Boost

Facebook posted sharply higher earnings as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:12:51 GMT
Automatic Parachute Could Slow Crashing Drones

Drones and remote-controlled copters are pretty safe, but if something goes wrong, it'd be nice to have a little insurance on board.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:51:32 GMT
What is the Six Californias Plan?

A Silicon Valley-based tech entrepreneur has a plan to fix all of California's problems by dividing it up into six new states.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:36:52 GMT
Precious Cargo: New App Aims To Block Hot-Car Kid Deaths

A new app seeks to remind parental drivers of two critical facts: They have a child in the vehicle and its hot outside.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:10:45 GMT
Can the Cops Cuff You For Filming an Arrest?

Two recent smart-phone videos offered viral replays in full color, but laws allowing citizens to film arrests are steeped in one murky tone: gray.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:44:56 GMT
Seven Arrested in StubHub Cyberfraud Case

A cybercrime ring allegedly hacked into StubHub users' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets to concerts and otehr events.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:07:20 GMT
Humans Mistaken For Machines During Turing Tests

No machine has yet succeeded to reliably convince people it's real and in fact, a few humans have failed, too, as a new study points out.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:49:17 GMT
Facebook and Twitter Aim to Tap E-Commerce Market

The social networking sites are testing out "buy" buttons in an effort to tap into the $304 billion that estimates show will be spent on e-commerce this year.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:42:35 GMT
Tim Cook: Businesses Could Pull iPad Sales Out of Slump

Although iPad sales were below analyst projections for a second straight quarter, Cook says the tablet can continue to grow.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:16:16 GMT