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UNCW Servers Hacked, Continuing 2014’s String of Failing Cyber Security

UNCW Servers Hacked, Continuing 2014’s String of Failing Cyber Security

The University of North Carolina Wilmington announced yesterday that one of its servers had been breached by an unknown entity. The incursion comes with the possibility that student and teacher…

After Months of Expansion, Facebook Rebuffed as Stocks Drop

After Months of Expansion, Facebook Rebuffed as Stocks Drop

After a shopping spree that lasted for months, stockholders seem to be signalling that its time Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg give expansion a rest for a while. After dropping…

Facebook Adds Fitness-Tracking App ‘Moves’ to Its Growing Repertoire

Facebook Adds Fitness-Tracking App ‘Moves’ to Its Growing Repertoire

Facebook purchased another company — this time tapping into the increasingly lucrative health technology market — on Thursday. The internet giant now owns ProtoGeo Oy, a Finnish company responsible for the creation…

As YouTube Turns 9, A Look Back at the Growth of Web Video Production

As YouTube Turns 9, A Look Back at the Growth of Web Video Production

Wednesday, April 23 marked the ninth anniversary of YouTube’s inception. In those nine years, YouTube has grown from a niche website to an Internet video powerhouse. On April 23, 2005, the…

Cyberbullying Victims Keeping Lips Sealed for Fear of Losing Devices

Cyberbullying Victims Keeping Lips Sealed for Fear of Losing Devices

Bullying today is far more nuanced in the past. Not only are kids still stealing lunch money on the playground, but bullies are also using social media and other internet…

Facebook Launches ‘Nearby Friends’, Raising Questions About Privacy

Facebook Launches ‘Nearby Friends’, Raising Questions About Privacy

Facebook began implementing its new “Nearby Friends” feature today, after spending more than two-years developing the new function. As its name implies, ‘Nearby Friends’ gives Facebook’s 1.3 billion active users…

Hybrid Electric Motorcycles Might Be Coming to Military Personnel, Reports Say

Hybrid Electric Motorcycles Might Be Coming to Military Personnel, Reports Say

Motorcycles have long since been associated with the idea of American freedom — biker gangs with red, white and blue flags sewn onto the back of their leather jackets, the…

Teenager Arrested in Connection to Heartbleed Attack on Canadian Tax Agency

Teenager Arrested in Connection to Heartbleed Attack on Canadian Tax Agency

According to the latest reports from CNN, Canadian mounties have just arrested a 19-year-old teenager who exploited the notorious Heartbleed internet bug in order to hack the Canada Revenue Agency. Last week,…

Mobile Payments Making ‘Fast Food’ a Reality

Mobile Payments Making ‘Fast Food’ a Reality

As retailers continue to look for faster, more efficient ways to execute customer transactions, fast food chains are following suit. Wendy’s and Burger King recently released their plan to implement…

Despite Akamai ‘Heartbleed’ Fix, SSL Security Remains in Question

Despite Akamai ‘Heartbleed’ Fix, SSL Security Remains in Question

When it was announced last week that there is a gaping hole in SSL encryption technology, web users and web businesses were understandably a bit freaked out. OpenSSL has long…