Hackers, lulz, Security, Politics, LulzSec
Politics, Location Based, foursqaure, check in, casual user
Few hackers groups in the history of the internet age have claimed responsibility for attacks on so many prominent targets in such a short period of time.
“For the past month and a bit, we’ve been causing mayhem and chaos throughout the internet,” wrote LulzSec today, ”attacking several targets including PBS, Sony, Fox, porn websites, FBI, CIA, the U.S. government, Sony some more, online gaming servers (by request of callers, not by our own choice), Sony again, and of course our good friend Sony.”
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Politics, off the record
Ahhh lurkers, where would the internet be without them. While Foursquare has growing steadily, adding around one million users every month and half during 2011, co-founder Dennis Crowley say that to truly hit scale, Foursquare needs to find a way to offer value to users who don’t check in.
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Adweek editor Michael Wolff gets only a few seconds of screen time in Page One. But thanks to a vitriolic review of the cheerleadery-but-effective New York Times documentary he published just hours before the premiere (“Agonizing to watch! … Aggressively unattractive!”), Mr. Wolff was the topic of many conversations at the postscreening bash Monday Read More
Wednesday, June 15
That elusive Gwyneth Paltrow—we don’t see her nearly enough! What has she been up to, exactly, since that Shakespeare in Love Oscar? Oh, well, there is the email newsletter, and the cookbook, and all those, um, unexpected music performances at awards shows, and the Glee appearance. But, as Iron Read More
Anthony Weiner’s Republican opponents would seem to have one obvious advantage should they choose to challenge the embattled congressman in 2012: their to-date failure to distribute compromising photos of themselves (or parts of themselves) over the Internet.
eon! And, good news—per The Wall Street Journal—these midday repasts are proliferating, with the happy result that the city’s wilting violets no longer need stay out all night to be benevolent and social, and hardier types get to squeeze in two causes daily! Today, the Lotus Leadership Awards, which spotlight good works on behalf Read More
FROM THE WALLS OF RAY’S PIZZA to the offices of various investment banking titans, carefully arranged photographs of the owner with a celebrity convey one singular truth: I, the owner, was once within a few feet of someone who has been projected onto millions of screens in homes and in movie theaters.
The fame wall isn’t new, if course, nor is what it represents. But now it’s more ubiquitous because it’s finally gone digital.
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Katie Couric is to head to ABC, ending widespread speculation to that effect, announced the network today. The former CBS Evening News anchor is to, this summer, “anchor specials, contribute interviews, participate in special events coverage and bring her many talents to bear on some of the most important and interesting stories of Read More