Not Around For Consultation Today we open the show by talking about The Technology Geek’s new cat that he came home to the other day. We get into the Electronic Media Collective Podcast Network and everything going on with the website. We talk about the...
You can now instruct Facebook to encrypt every email it sends to you so by using PGP (Pretty Good Privacy). All you have to do is import your public PGP key into your Facebook settings and you’re good to go. Facebook uses the well-established PGP...
A computer security researcher has stumbled upon another huge file of stolen user names and passwords that was posted on the ‘net for other hackers to enjoy. According to web security firm Trustwave, hackers have stolen login usernames and passwords across various sites in the...
A handful of tech startups are using social data to determine the risk of lending to people who have a difficult time accessing credit. Two such companies are Lenddo and Kreditech, determines if you’re friends on Facebook with someone who was late paying back a... Read More
Starting today, Netflix streaming members in the U.S. can link their Netflix account to Facebook. The new Netflix/Facebook integration lets Netflix members see what their friends have watched by adding new “Friends’ Favorites” and “Watched by your friends” rows to Netflix. Members also automatically share... Read More
Facebook, which has already done work on suicide prevention, is upping its efforts on seeing what more it can do to prevent future suicides. In the wake of tech activist Aaron Swartz taking his life earlier this month, there has been a lot of discussion... Read More
Facebook again beats the speculation proving once again they are not a hardware company and not releasing a Facebook phone or tablet, but has moved ahead with a new feature call Graphic Search. Facebook Graphic Search goes straight after Google’s bread and butter. You can... Read More
Airtime is chatting application that allows you to connect through Facebook and chat with friends. Airtime launched on June 5, 2012 by Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning (Napster, Facebook). Built on Facebook with a stunning $33.5 million in funding, users have described Airtime as Skype IM... Read More
Zynga will no longer be tied so closely to Facebook as the two companies have forged a new deal that changes the way both companies operate there platforms. Under the new terms, Zynga games will be under Facebook’s standard terms of service starting March 31, 2013. Zynga won’t have... Read More