News tagged with social computing

Computer scientists identify Yelp security leak

Computer scientists at Harvard, Boston University, and Yale stumbled upon a privacy leak in the mobile version of the popular Yelp social networking review site (m.yelp.com) in late October.

Nov 04, 2011
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Remodeled PlayStation Home opening doors

Sony on Thursday will open the doors of a remodeled PlayStation Home that puts the focus on games in a virtual world that merges console-quality play with hot trends in online social gaming.

Nov 02, 2011
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'Uncharted' videogame packs action movie punch

The line between videogames and action films blurred further on Tuesday with Sony's release of an eye-popping, pulse-revving "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception" title for PlayStation 3 consoles.

Nov 01, 2011
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Wolf hunting strategy follows simple rules

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study of wolves (Canis lupus) has found that communication between pack members and a social hierarchy are not essential features of a successful hunt, and all the wolves have to do ...

Oct 28, 2011 report
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Nintendo's loss swells to $925 mn for first half

Nintendo said Thursday its net loss swelled to 70.3 billion yen ($925 million) for the six months to September as it forecast a full-year loss, citing the strong yen and a lack of hit game titles.

Oct 27, 2011
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Google+ tops 40 million users

Google co-founder and chief executive Larry Page on Thursday said that its online social networking challenge to Facebook is growing fast and has topped 40 million users.

Oct 13, 2011
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Apple 'genius' Steve Jobs dies from cancer

Suddenly, the next version of the iPhone doesn't seem so important. It's time to mourn Steve Jobs, the Silicon Valley maestro who always seemed to hit the right note as he transformed Apple Inc. into technology's ...

Oct 06, 2011
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