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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Ubuntu 10.10 Beta Adds New Photo Manager, Improves Multimedia Experience


Ubuntu 10.10 Beta Adds New Photo Manager, Improves Multimedia Experience
An early look at the next release of Ubuntu's Linux desktop hit the web late yesterday. What's in 10.10, or "Maverick Meerkat," for desktop users? Besides app updates, there's a new photo manager, improved multimedia controls, better Ubuntu One syncing, and more.

The full list of changes and new things is listed at the beta page, but what strikes us in a quick look at a live-booting beta (for which we recommend Unetbootin and a USB thumb drive) are the changes to Ubuntu One,

Friday, October 29, 2010

Trainee detectives to study Facebook.

itnnews | October 28, 2010 - Detectives are to be taught how to track down killers and other criminals on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.




Twitter & US Hypocrisy

Criminalization of Social Networking Technology - Twitter, G20 Pittsburgh, & Iran

YaBasta5000 | October 07, 2009 - Twerrorism - When anarchists tweet, the state twembles




How Big is Social Networking?

printmything | May 13, 2008 - Social Networking is becoming a ubiquitous tool for connecting and communicating with friends, family & colleagues. This video seeks to show how big it is.







1kevinm | May 24, 2010 - Take a look to see how Social Networking is changing the WORLD.




Friday, October 15, 2010

Video chat and video conferencing soon on Facebook

Facebook and Skype deal to dial friends and family:


Mobile phone with Facebook appTogether the deal means access to around 1 billion users
Skype is integrating with Facebook to make it easier to call and video chat with friends and family on the social network.
The deal comes amid fevered rumours that Facebook plans to launch a phone of its own.
Meanwhile Skype is gearing up for a $100m (£62m) share issue.
"The essence of the Skype experience is communicating with the people you care about," said Rick Osterloh, Skype's head of consumer products.
The new Skype for Windows will include a Facebook tab. This means that for the first time Skype users can keep up-to-date and interact with their Facebook news feed including posting status updates, commenting and liking directly from Skype

Stuxnet Malware:

Iran's Stuxnet Malware Problems:

AttackOfTheShow | September 28, 2010 - Earlier this summer, security experts uncovered the Stuxnet, an internet worm that can wreak havoc upon specific industrial systems, as it has done in Iran. Attack of the Show's Kevin Pereira talks to Wired.com's Ryan Singel to learn more about Stuxnet






Digital Frontiers: The Stuxnet Worm

VOAvideo | October 14, 2010 - The Stuxnet worm has been neutralized, but not before it may have done its damage. But what's to come? More attacks, and more sophisticated cyber-weapons, are safe bets.






Monday, October 11, 2010

Facebook's Older Users

CBS | October 11, 2010 - Internet users 65 and older are the fastest growing group on Facebook. Katie Couric comments that while 18-to-29-year-olds are still the heaviest users, many older Americans are now catching up.




Facebook unveils 'groups' feature and user controls.

Facebook has introduced a raft of features aimed at giving users more control over their personal data.

A groups feature will allow users to specify circles of friends with whom they want to share different data.

For the first time, users will also be able to download all the data they have uploaded onto the site.

They will also find it easier to see how individual applications are using personal information, Facebook's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said

Read Full Report : Technology reporter, BBC News, Silicon Valley




Thursday, October 7, 2010

Facebook unveils 'groups' feature and user controls


Facebook pageThere are yet more new features being added to the updated Facebook
Facebook has introduced a raft of features aimed at giving users more control over their personal data.
A groups feature will allow people to specify circles of friends with whom they want to share different updates and information.
For the first time, users will also be able to download all the data they have uploaded onto the site.
They will also find it easier to see how individual applications are using personal information, Facebook's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said.

BBC NEWS6 October 2010


Tuesday, October 5, 2010

IP : Apple faces $600m damages claim

iTunes, AppleThe row covers technology used in iTunes, Time Machine and Spotlight
Apple has asked a court to reconsider an impending decision that could cost it more than $600m (£379m) in damages.
On 1 October, a US jury found in favour of Mirror Worlds in a patent wrangle over technology to display documents on computer screens.
Mirror Worlds alleged that Apple had infringed four of its patents.
After weighing evidence the jury said three had been infringed and awarded the company $208.5m damages for each one.

BBC News :  5 October 2010