Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Online Mortgage Modification Scams Shut Down

WASHINGTON, DC – The Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) today announced that it has shut down online mortgage modification scams that prey on vulnerable homeowners through Web banners and other Web advertisements on Yahoo! and Bing. Last week, SIGTARP announced that it had shut down similar online [...]

ID Theft Prevention Tips

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – With the rise in online shopping and mobile shopping it’s more important than ever for consumers to take precautions against identity theft this holiday season.  PrivacyGuard, a leading provider of identity theft protection, detection and resolution services, released today a list of tips aimed at helping holiday shoppers to [...]

Most Online Gamers are Women?

SEATTLE, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The typical picture of an average online gamer, once seen as a teenage boy or an introverted, overweight, and depressed adult who spent most of their time indoors playing computer or console games, is no longer true. According to a new survey conducted online in October 2011 by Harris [...]

Staples Launches Electronics Trade-In Program

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOSTON, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — With new electronic gadgets high on holiday wish lists this season, Staples is working with Gazelle to launch an electronics trade-in program. The Staples Tech Trade-In program makes it easy for small business and consumers to trade in eligible used electronics and receive a Staples eGift [...]

Blood & Glory Game App

San Francisco, Calif. — November 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of Social Mobile games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced the new Blood & Glory App for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. In this slash and swipe style action game, players must defend their honor [...]

Survey Shows Importance of Mobile Online Safety

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — With the approach of the holiday shopping season and Cyber Monday, a new survey released this week demonstrates the importance of mobile online safety as more businesses and consumers are taking part in digital shopping via smartphones. This week, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and McAfee released their [...]

2012 Cyber Security Predictions

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — With all of the crazy 2011 security breaches, exploits and notorious hacks, what can we expect for 2012? We asked the top researchers of the Websense Security Labs™ to take a few minutes and provide their top predictions for the coming year. Last year’s Websense Security Labs predictions [...]

Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 Sets New Five-Day Sales Record

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI),  announced today that  Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 has shattered theatrical box office, book and video game sales records for five-day worldwide sell-through in dollars.  The game established an all-new five-day worldwide sell-through [...]

Motorola Mobility Merger with Google Approved

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) (“Motorola Mobility”) today announced that at the Company’s Special Meeting of Stockholders held today, stockholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed merger with Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) (“Google”). Approximately 99 percent of the shares voting at today’s Special Meeting of Stockholders voted in [...]

Registry Cleaner Pro

HAWTHORNE, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — (http://www.myprgenie.com) — After years in development, the powerful PC optimizing tool Registry Cleaner Pro has finally been released. Westchester-based Registry Cleaner LLC recently placed the product on its website, where hundreds of users have already started to download it. Registry Cleaner Pro has been released in two different versions. The [...]