|Displaying Topics 281 - 320 (333 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|281:|| MySpace Sued for Failing to Protect Minors|
"The lawsuit claims that the Web site does not require users to verify their age and calls the security measures aimed at preventing strangers from contacting users younger than 16 "utterly ineffective."
|June 21, 2006|
|282:|| Hotels.com credit-card numbers stolen|
"The names and credit-card numbers of 243,000 Hotels.com customers were on a laptop computer stolen from an employee of accounting firm Ernst & Young, according to sources familiar with the matter. Hotels.com, which is owned by Expedia (Research) and Ernst & Young, its auditor, began notifying customers that their information was stolen last week."
|June 3, 2006|
|283:|| I Can't Believe I Got Phished!|
The new phishing emails are so clever, that even the old pros can get phished. This is a good reminder thread that we can all fall victim phishing scams.
|Apr 30, 2006|
|284:|| Silicon Valley's Own "Walk of Fame"|
"Is it a tacky Tinseltown rip-off or a brilliant marketing strategy? Depends on how it's carried out."
|Mar 31, 2006|
|285:|| Wi-Fi user fined for battening off hotspot|
"...a former Machesney Park resident, is the first person in Winnebago County to be charged with remotely accessing another computer system without the owner's approval. He pleaded guilty Tuesday to the charge and was fined $250 and sentenced to one year of court supervision."
|Mar 25, 2006|
|286:|| Italian state blocks gaming/gambling sites|
"UK online betting companies are urging the European Commission to stop the Italian government blocking access to offshore internet gambling businesses."
|Feb 27, 2006|
|287:|| Eight Years for Data Thief|
"A bulk e-mailer who looted more than a billion records with personal information from a data warehouse has been sentenced to eight years in prison, federal prosecutors said Wednesday."
|Feb 23, 2006|
|288:|| Steve Ballmer at 3GSM: Win Mobile demonstrated free VoIP|
"...He went on to demonstrate how a mobile phone running Windows Mobile can be used to make a free voice call over the internet. Ballmer told the audience: 'That was a VoIP call.'"
|Feb 20, 2006|
|289:|| Blogs : The End is Near - Or Just The Beginning?|
"Some blogs are great. Some are regurgitated drivel. Like the rest of life, you have to watch where you walk."
|Feb 14, 2006|
|290:|| How big is the Internet?||Feb 11, 2006|
|291:|| BBC releases history clips online|
"... links to nearly 80 pieces of video and audio covering iconic news stories and events of the last 50 years."
|Jan 5, 2006|
|292:|| Happy New Years Greetings From Around The World for 2006|
The annual WebmasterWorld New Years Ritual Begins!
|Dec 31, 2005|
|293:|| WebmasterWorld Now Requires Cookie Support|
WebmasterWorld now requires login/cookie support from all visitors. This action is taken to stem-the-tide of a rogue unceasing and merciless attacks by freely available robotic download programs.
|Nov 25, 2005|
|294:|| Trojans Exploit Sony CD Copy-Protection On Music CDs|
"A controversial copy-protection program that automatically installs when some Sony BMG audio CDs are played on personal computers is now being exploited by malicious software that takes advantage of the antipiracy technology's ability to hide files."
|Nov 11, 2005|
|295:|| Future of the Internet|
"Beyond the headlines, a critically important battle for control of the Internet is being played out."
|Oct 14, 2005|
|296:|| OS Google? Or just a Google Branded Linux Distro?|
Will we see a Linux distro or a WebAp based Google OS with the Google badge on it before the end of the year?
|Sept 5, 2005|
|297:|| The Gizmo Quiz Scoreboard|
The running scores for the Gizmo Quiz, August 2005 - August 2006.
|Aug 17, 2005|
|298:|| Foo for the Day - A Keyboard where Every Key is a Screen|
The coolest kb you have ever seen.
|July 19, 2005|
|299:|| Gizmo Quiz : The Saturday Classic||Feb 26, 2005|
|300:|| Will We All Retire Wearing Wrist Braces?|
" I even had custom made ones when I was in Carpal Tunnel rehab, but they're not very comfortable for working."
|Feb 16, 2005|
|301:|| Webmastery 2005 "I want my internet back dammit"|
"I hear from people that think webmastering is ROI and I hear from people that think webmastering is a reserved spot in the serps. But what I don't hear is people breaking the changes apart for the pure joy of understanding."
|Feb 10, 2005|
|302:|| RIAA Sues the Dead||Feb 5, 2005|
|303:|| Foo Friday : 2005 - What Will it Hold|
If you make enough predictions - one is bound to come true.
|Feb 4, 2005|
|304:|| Star Trek Enterprise : The Final Frontier|
"Star Trek: Enterprise...will end its four-season run in May, broadcaster UPN says."
|Feb 3, 2005|
|305:|| Browser Wars : Wells Fargo Bans Opera Browser|
As of 8am today - Wells Fargo (one of the largest Banks in the United States) began blocking Opera browser from it's online banking.
|Feb 2, 2005|
|306:|| Is TV Relevant Anymore?|
To toss the TV or not to toss the TV - that is the question.
|Jan 25, 2005|
|307:|| New IE security flaw called 'Extremely Critical'|
Flaw in Internet Explorer allows malicious code to be loaded on Windows XP machines, even with SP2 installed.
|Jan 11, 2005|
|308:|| Make Love Not Spam|
About a month or so ago, Lycos Europe started beta testing a screen saver that uses a computer's idle time and spare bandwidth to launch pester requests at blacklisted Spam domains.
|Dec 2, 2004|
|309:|| Spammer Gets 9 Years|
"...convicted of sending hundreds of thousands of unsolicited e-mail messages to AOL subscribers......amassed a fortune of $24m from his sales, prosecutors said."
|Nov 4, 2004|
|310:|| Home Robots Ready to Multiply in Numbers|
"By the end of 2007, some 4.1 million domestic robots will likely be in use, the study says. Vacuum cleaners will still make up the majority, but window-washing and pool-cleaning robots are set to take off, it predicts."
|Oct 21, 2004|
|311:|| Your favorite "Not quite all there" expression||Oct 14, 2004|
|312:|| How do you stop squeeking floorboards?||Oct 6, 2004|
|313:|| My WebmasterWorld Hymn||Sept 3, 2004|
|314:|| Has the Toolbar Craze Gotten Out of Hand?|
Normally we are serious on Mondays...
|July 26, 2004|
|315:|| LCD's Poised to Drop 20% by Years End|
"Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., the world's top flat-screen maker, said on Thursday it expected prices of liquid crystal displays (LCD) to fall as much as a fifth by the end of the year on growing supply."
|July 15, 2004|
|316:|| Small Dish Satellite Internet To be Launched|
"Anik F2 will be using the previously unused and experimental Ka Bands, instead of the Ku Bands that are currently used by communications satellites...
|July 12, 2004|
|317:|| Commodore VIC and Pet Lines Resurected - Apple vs Commodore Wars are Back!|
Dutch PC Maker will market 3 Commodore product lines (VIC, PET, C64) reborn as MP3 players.
|June 30, 2004|
|318:|| Gizmo Quiz - June 12, 2004|
The Saturday classic.
|June 12, 2004|
|319:|| Canadian Court Says File Sharers Not Guilty of Copyright Infringement|
"In other words, just putting files in a computer directory that other people can access is insufficient an action to constitute illegal distribution - at least under Canadian law."
|Apr 1, 2004|
|320:|| AOL Blocking 95% of all Newsletters?|
14 out of 15 newsletters could not make it through the AOL filters.
|Feb 13, 2004|