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7 min ago | Macworld UK

Mobile apps could be abused to make expensive phone calls

A security precaution skipped in mobile applications such as Facebook's Messenger could be abused to make an expensive phone call at a victim's expense, a developer contends.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Google

4 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

Selig says A's need new park

Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.


Related Topix: Burlington, IA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Fade to black: Leonard Maltin ending movie guides

Plume, an imprint of Penguin Random House, says "Leonard Maltin's 2015 Movie Guide" will be the 36th and final edition.


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Nashoba Publishing Online

Publishers Weekly Best-Sellers

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Meet Sobrr, the anti-Facebook app

What would you do if you only had one day to live? Probably not spend time downloading and fiddling with a mobile app, we're guessing.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook


Class action against Facebook attracts 60,000 users

An Austrian law student said his class action challenging Facebook for alleged privacy violations had gathered support from 60,000 users and passed its first legal review.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Ferguson Library Becomes Refuge for Adults, Children Amid Strife

Amid all of the strife engulfing Ferguson, Missouri, this month, there is one spot in town that has become a refuge for children, parents and residents: the library.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Education Etc.


Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'

Facebook on Wednesday awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

KTOO-TV Juneau

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of U.S. Journalist By Militants

Extremist group the Islamic State claims to have executed American journalist James Foley, who was abducted in Syria in 2012.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Community united in grief after shock Blackburn death

MOURNERS gathered at Jamia Ghosia Mosque in Chester Street, Audley, near Bilal Saddique's family home, to offer up prayers yesterday.


The Bennington Banner

Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Williams

Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards.


WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Want to pass your Facebook account to an heir? Move to Delaware

Becoming the first state to pass broad legislation related to the ownership of digital accounts, a new law in Delaware allows residents to pass digital assets to heirs, just like physical and financial assets.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Townsend Times

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.


Related Topix: W., George Bush, Startups, Facebook, Frank Caliendo, Laura Bush


Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

Protesters on Wednesday scaled one of Moscow's famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine

Hampshire Chronicle

Twitter to add tweets to timelines

Tweets from accounts that you do not follow will now appear in your Twitter timeline, the social network has confirmed.


Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook

Messenger Newspapers

Stars chilling out for charity

David Beckham did it topless. Lady Gaga performed it in her signature quirky style.


Related Topix: quirky, Twitter, Startups, Facebook

Daily Mail

Britain 'to send three Tornado reconnaissance jets to Nigeria' to...

'Spare the lives of the remaining hostages. Like Jim they are innocents': Brave mother of beheaded American journalist calls on ISIS to cease killing as she pays tribute to her 'extraordinary son' EXCLUSIVE Marine's pregnant wife 'killed by her lover' was overjoyed by baby news after suffering previous miscarriage as police claim suspect looked up ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook


In Response to Legal Attacks by Facebook and Instagram, Evergram Launches

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. Facebook's Instagram is lawyering up to attack tiny SF-based startup for using the word "gram" in its name.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico mayor has ideas for air service

Manivanh Phetchamphone, left, with the help of Kenny Bruffy checks into her SkyWest flight to San Francisco at the Chico Municipal Airport on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Chico, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Santa Rosa, CA

The Baltimore Sun

Neighbors question lack of information after stabbing in Federal Hill

Word of an attack in Federal Hill appeared Monday on a neighborhood Facebook page, warning that a man had been stabbed early Sunday after being chased for his wallet.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Baltimore, MD


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