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British LulzSec hackers handed jail terms

Four members of LulzSec international hacker group which have been in the limelight for virtually infiltrating prominent online destinations ranging from small business sites to the Central Intelligence Agency were sentenced to prison terms in Britain Thursday.

Anonymous bidder pays $610K for coffee with Apple CEO!

Looks like someone really wants a coffee date with Tim Cook, Silicon Valley’s most powerful CEO!! A charity auction for a chat over coffee with Apple's chief executive closed for a whopping $610,000!

Shock for investors? Google CEO Page bogged down by Vocal Cord Paralysis

Now this is some troubling news! Google’s CEO Larry Page has admitted that he faces vocal cord paralysis that makes him face difficulty in breathing and speaking some times. But the gentleman still manages to run his company to the best!

Pirate Bay co-founder Warg charged with hacking, fraud

The Pirate Bay founder Svartholm Warg in a major legal soup

The future of Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, a co-founder of popular file sharing website The Pirate Bay is certainly looking bleak! After his high profile arrest in Cambodia last September, Warg has now been accused with hacking and stealing money.

Can Facebook trigger feelings of envy, dissatisfaction?

Despite its immense popularity, Facebook has been under something of a cloud of suspicion from the very beginning! Now a new study claims the social networking site may be threatening your sense of personal happiness by causing general dissatisfaction with life.

Lance Armstrong finally comes clean on drug use!!

Lance Armstrong admits to doping

After years of denial, seven times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has finally confessed that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his record-breaking career.

‘Aaron’s Law’ proposed to amend computer fraud laws

In a bid to initiate law reforms, Democratic diplomat Rep. Zoe Lofgren has come forward to challenge the 29 year old fraud law which instigated an internet activist to commit suicide last week.

Belgian woman lands 900 miles off course after GPS failure!

We rely a little too heavily on automated devices like the GPS these days while traveling. Sure, they give us the shortest route. But is it always trustworthy? In this instance, the answer is unequivocally no!!

Aaron Swartz, co-founder of Reddit commits suicide

Aaron H. Swartz computer programmer and co-founder of popular media site Reddit, committed suicide in his Brooklyn, New York apartment Friday. He was 26 years old.

Brooklyn man uses seduction to trap iPhone thief!

A quick witted Brooklyn man recovered his stolen iPhone by using the oldest trick in the trade!! Setting a honey trap as bait!!