New social account shames insecure websites as needed

New social account shames insecure websites as needed

Data security is a sensitive topic, but a necessary one. Just as touchy is discovering a site you use doesn’t make a passing attempt at securing your data, instead leaving it to chance. With wireless data transfer a commonplace occurrence, one Tumblr account is bringing those who have done us wrong a measure of shame.

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Google buys Jetpac to top-ten everything you do

Google buys Jetpac to top-ten everything you do

In the wake of Tumblr working with Ditto to scan your social pics, we learn that Google has acquired Jetpac. The small startup scans pics from social websites, and uses them to offer up suggestions about where to visit while you’re vacationing. Though the Jetpac vision is travel, Google may have a more straightforward approach for us.

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Flappy Bird 2: sequel release goes vertical

Flappy Bird 2: sequel release goes vertical

The creator of Flappy Bird has revealed his first major release since shutting his hit game down. With "Swing Copters," we get a Flappy Bird successor - a game that basically has the same innards as Flappy Bird, but made vertical instead of horizontal. And you’ll have to avoid swings instead of simple tubes.

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