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Child Pornography Web Hosting Service Shut Down

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has shut down 3FN, a web hosting service associated with various online criminal activity. 3FN was accused of  hosting child pornography, spammers, and malware creators. According to the FTC, over 4,500 harmful software programs were controlled by the firm’s servers. The company was ordered to liquidate all assets and surrender …

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Google Collected Personal Data Sent Over Open WiFi Networks

We already know that Google collects every bit of info it can about its users, and stores it for unknown uses. Now it's been revealed that for 3 years, Google has collected personal information from unknowing people. This data was collected during the Google Street View mapping process. Google claims the data collection happened due …

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Red Hat Prevails in Federal District Court

Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, announced that a jury in federal court in Marshall, Texas, returned a verdict in favor of Red Hat, Inc. and Novell, Inc. in a case alleging patent infringement brought by IP Innovation LLC, a subsidiary of Acacia Research Corporation and Technology Licensing Corporation. The patents at …

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Sony Kills Production of Floppy Disks

When was the last time you've touched or even seen a floppy disk? Most computers don't even have a floppy drive, these days. For 41 years the floppy format prevailed, but we are finally seeing the end of it. Sony has announced it will  put an end to floppy disk production in its home country …

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50 Million 3D TV Sets to be Sold in 2015

Insight Media's new report – 2010 3DTV Forecast Report: A Comprehensive Worldwide Forecast of 3D Television Unit Sales by Region and Technology – claims that nearly 50 million 3DTVs are expected to be sold in 2015, rising from 3.3 million already sold in 2010. Insight Media has 10 analysts covering the 3D market. Details of …

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