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Yahoo CEO steps down


May 14th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Yahoo chief executive officer (CEO) Scott Thompson has resigned and the company has named Ross Levinsohn as interim CEO, Yahoo said Sunday.The company said its board ... Read more...

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Facebook ponders charging for popular posts


May 12th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Facebook is considering to charge users for highlighting their important posts, as it is testing a new feature in New Zealand that would make ... Read more...

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Round-trip flights to Mars within a decade


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) The first commercial round-trips to Mars will blast off within 10 years, says a rocket entrepreneur.The trip will cost $500,000, payable through PayPal, Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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PayPal founder buys into New Zealand technology fund


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 22 (IANS) A US billionaire who was among the early investors in Facebook and PayPal Thursday helped launch a new venture capital fund to finance New Zealand ... Read more...

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US charges hackers in high-profile cyber attack


March 7th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 7 (IANS) Six hackers have been charged of computer crimes affecting over one million victims, the US Attorney's Office in New York said in a statement Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Yahoo names new CEO (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Yahoo has named Scott Thompson, former president of online payment service PayPal, as its new chief executive officer.Wednesday's announcement ended the internet company's four-month search for ... Read more...

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Yahoo names new CEO


January 5th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Yahoo has named Scott Thompson, former president of online payment service PayPal, as its new chief executive officer.Wednesday's announcement ended the internet company's four-month search for ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks suspends publishing


October 25th, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks is suspending publishing operations in order to concentrate the group's resources on fighting a "blockade" by credit card companies, its founder Julian ... Read more...

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RBI permits PayPal exporters $3,000 per transaction


October 15th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted PayPal to receive $3,000 per transaction for exporting goods and services as against $500 per transaction until now, ... Read more...

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PayPal launches partial services in Russia


October 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) PayPal, a leading global online payment system, has launched partial services for Russian internet users, permitting them to pay for their online purchases and put ... Read more...

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PayPal to launch business in Russia


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Online payment company PayPal plans to start business in Russia with a $25 million investment and open its first office in Moscow soon, a ... Read more...

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Connect to your computer in blink of an eye


May 12th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) In movies like "Minority Report" and "Demolition Man", iris recognition opens access to top secret files. Now a New York-based biometric security company is set ... Read more...

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Five arrested for hacking anti-WikiLeaks computers


January 27th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Five people, including three teenagers, were arrested Thursday on charges of hacking computers of companies perceived as "enemies" of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks.Three boys - aged 15, 16 and ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks pays US soldier $15,100 legal fee for leaks


January 14th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Whistle-blower website Wikileaks has donated $15,100 to the legal defence fund of the US soldier accused of providing it with the digital trove of secret diplomatic cables sent ... Read more...

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Top four cyber threats for 2011 revealed


January 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): From Internet superweapons to Facebook crimes, security experts have predicted some new web attacks for 2011.Here are the top four security concerns that cyber experts see coming ... Read more...

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‘Assange bringing WikiLeaks down’


December 23rd, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) One of beleaguered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's main supporters has accused him of bringing the whistleblower website down and asked him to surrender to Swedish authorities, a media ... Read more...

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Bank of America Stops Dealings With WikiLeaks


December 19th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks received a setback recently when Bank of America, considered to be one of the world's largest bank, severed all ties with the whistle-blower ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks attackers ‘a united group of passionate actors’


December 19th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Cyber crime experts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have suggested that the mob mentality behind the current wave of cyber attacks against sites of various ... Read more...

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Assange says his convictions have not been shaken by his incarceration


December 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 14 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is fighting against his extradition to Sweden, has declared from his London cell that his convictions have not been shaken by his imprisonment.He ... Read more...

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Facebook’s decision to guard ‘illegal contents’ spurs debate over free speech on internet


December 13th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): The step taken by social networking site Facebook to establish a "hate and harassment team" as part of a virtual police squad charged with taking down content ... Read more...

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Amazon hit by web failure


December 13th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) European sites of online retailer Amazon suffered a temporary failure for about 30 minutes, amid ongoing threats against major sites by pro-WikiLeaks activists, the BBC reported Monday.British, French, ... Read more...

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Toppling giant firms online - protests go digital


December 13th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) How many people does it take to topple VISA's website - a company that can process 10,000 transactions per second? Just 2,000. That's how many were needed ... Read more...

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Wikileaks hacktivists attack shopping web site Amazon


December 13th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): Popular shopping web site Amazon was unavailable for some time in several countries on Sunday after it reportedly was attacked by 'hacktivists' sympathetic to the whistle blowing web site ... Read more...

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Now, Internet ‘hacktivists’ target Amazon for refusing trade with WikiLeaks


December 10th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): WikiLeaks supporters have vowed to wreak havoc on companies that are deemed as enemies of the whistleblowing website, and UK's biggest online retailer Amazon has been cited as ... Read more...

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PayPal says it blocked WikiLeaks after U.S. government request


December 8th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- E-commerce business PayPal blocked WikiLeaks payments and froze its account last week after a warning from the U.S. government, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday.PayPal's Vice President of Platform, Osama ... Read more...

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Facebook won’t block Wikileaks page for now


December 7th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Facebook, the social networking giant, has no plans to ban content from a 'fan page' associated with Wikileaks-at least, as of now, say bosses."The Wikileaks Facebook Page ... Read more...

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PayPal suspends donations to WikiLeaks


December 5th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 5 (ANI): PayPal, the online payments service, has blocked donations to WikiLeaks and to a German foundation that raises funds for it following the release of 250,000 confidential US government ... Read more...

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Sex tape with golfer is fake: admits Woods’ porn star mistress


November 8th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 08 (ANI): Tiger Woods' porn star mistress Devon James has admitted that the sex tape with the golfer is a fake.Melinda Janette, a.k.a. James, added a disclaimer to ... Read more...

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Millionaire Elon Musk Declares That He Is Broke


June 26th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Elon Musk is a well-known capitalist. He happens to be the architect of Tesla Motors. Tesla Motors is a company that is involved in ... Read more...

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Millionaire Elon Broke: The Richest Poor Man


June 26th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Millionaire Elon Musk is reportedly broke and living off loans. The man behind PayPal and the driving force behind Tesla Motors has said that he has ... Read more...

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Elon Musk, Paypal Co-founder & Tesla Head is Broke


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During his divorce proceedings from novelist Justine Musk in May, Elon Musk made the very surprising claim that he is broke, a revelation which surprised many ... Read more...

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Elon Musk Asserts That He Is Broke


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Elon Musk is the illustrious entrepreneur and originator of Tesla Motors. Tesla Motors is the electric automobile company that intends to execute a $178 ... Read more...

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PayPal co-founder & Tesla co-owner Elon Musk claims that he is broke


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) PayPal co-founder Elon Musk has claimed that he is broke. He says that he has run out of cash, and asking people to help him ... Read more...

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Aussies getting ripped off by fake porn scam


June 9th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 9 (ANI): A fake porn scam has come out to be one of the most popular ways of ripping Australians, with international fraudsters netting about 70 million dollars in the ... Read more...

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Paypal Millionaire’s Rocket Launch Could Herald A New Epoch For Space Exploration


June 6th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A millionaire's test rocket commenced its initial voyage on Friday and effectively arrived at orbit in a dummy run for NASA’s push towards commercialization.SpaceX's Falcon ... Read more...

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