Monthly Archives: November, 2011

Cyber Monday Heaviest Online Spending Day

RESTON, Va., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — comScore (NASDAQ : SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season U.S. retail e-commerce spending for the first 28 days of the November – December 2011 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, $15 billion has been spent online, marking a 15-percent increase versus the corresponding [...]

Facebook Settles FTC Privacy Charges

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The social networking service Facebook has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public.  The proposed settlement requires Facebook to take several steps to [...]

Microsoft Enhances Office 365 Cloudware

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Microsoft Corp. today announced the first major service update for Microsoft Office 365, the company’s next-generation cloud productivity service for businesses of all sizes. The service will also be available to try in 22 additional markets today, including Argentina, Iceland, Indonesia, South Africa and Taiwan. Microsoft is  making [...]

FiOS TV Coming Soon to Xbox

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon continues to expand the borderless lifestyle for consumers, with the announcement of a new offer that makes a selection of live, FiOS TV channels available over the Xbox 360 Entertainment System. Through a collaboration between Verizon and Microsoft, customers who are Xbox LIVE Gold members and who [...]

New Phone App SocialDial

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Bababoo, Inc. today announced the release of SocialDial, a new, free mobile app for both iPhone and Android that lets you call and text Facebook and LinkedIn friends without having to know their phone numbers. Users simply log in once to their Facebook and LinkedIn accounts and SocialDial builds [...]

Grooveshark Car Kit by Livio

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Grooveshark, the world’s most comprehensive on-demand music service, and Livio Radio, developers of Internet radio devices and accessories, today announced the arrival of The Grooveshark Car Kit by Livio. “The Grooveshark Kit,” marks the popular music service’s first in-car app integration and Livio Radio’s first partner to Livio Connect [...]

Global Cyber Nation to Fight Cybercrime

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Trend Micro, Inc. (TYO:4704; TSE:4704), a global cloud security leader, today announced that it will help to formally establish a “global cyber nation” to coordinate the international fight against cybercrime, at a government-supported round-table event to be held in Washington D.C., on 29th November 2011.The event follows the London Conference [...]

AT&T Offers LG Nitro HD Smartphone

ALLAS and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – LG Nitro HD The LG Nitro™ HD, featuring a 4.5-inch True HD AH-IPS display, will be available exclusively to AT&T customers beginning Dec. 4 in company owned stores and online. Setting a new standard for a mobile device, LG Nitro HD comes equipped with a stunning [...]

Free Smartphone Apps Spreading Malware

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Experts at IEEE – the world’s largest technical professional association – say smartphone owners are increasingly paying a high price for free mobile applications, with 2012 set to be a disruptive year of widespread mobile hacking. Research by IEEE Fellow Dr. Jeffrey Voas in the US has so [...]

Thrustmaster Holiday Racing Bundle

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Thrustmaster, the innovative PC and console accessory brand, announced today it will have a special holiday deal on its T500 RS wheel and pedal set and TH8 RS gear set.  A premium racing assembly that lets gamers experience racing titles on the PC, and Gran Turismo 5 on [...]