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Who's Spying on You on the Internet?

TODD GROSSHANS
Washington DC - VOA News

It's called behavioral marketing, but it might just as well be called virtual profiling. Websites, search engines, advertising agencies and Internet data collectors - they're all using relatively basic technology to record what you're looking at, how much you like it, and most importantly, what you might want to buy online.





Companies Race to Bring 3D to Consumers

MIL ARCEGA
Washington, DC - VOA News

With the surging popularity of 3D movies, a number of consumer electronic companies are investing heavily to bring the new technology to more people. Although consumer electronic experts say widespread adoption is still five to 10 years away, companies from the U.S. to Japan are betting that consumer demand will soon bring 3D into your living room.

A Partnership to Stop Internet Predators

MANA, A National Latina Organization, with headquarters in Washington, DC, twenty five chapters nationwide and six affiliates across the nation announced its partnership with Stop Internet Predators, a nation-wide coalition launched to educate parents and communities on emerging online child safety issues and empower them to protect their children's privacy and safety.

Scientists Find Black Hole's Point of No Return

By a score of 135 to zero, scientists at MIT and Harvard have found that a certain type of X-ray explosion common on neutron stars is never seen around black holes, as if the gas that fuels these explosions has vanished into a void.

How Important Is Wikipedia In
The Grand Scheme Of Things?


Wikipedia is the center of the online encyclopedia universe. Millions of entries on every conceivable topic makes this website an authority source that many young students and adults turn to from all corners of the globe.

The Problem of Internet Piracy Gains Attention

Movies, music, software programs, video games, and other content can be accessed for free through many file-sharing networks and sites. However, the vast majority of this shared content is protected under copyright laws, and unauthorized distribution, also known as piracy, is illegal.

Mesothelioma and Asbestos Exposure

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer in which malignant (cancerous) cells are found in the mesothelium, a protective sac that covers most of the body’s internal organs. Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles.

Online U.S. Hispanics Are Internet
Trend Setters, Study Shows


Online Hispanics in the U.S. are "media mavens," consuming and adopting media and technology at a higher rate than the general population, according to new research released by Yahoo! Telemundo and Experian Simmons Research.

Computer News at ContactoMagazine.com

ContactoMagazine.com features a new channel named Computer News, where you will find news articles on how to buy your next laptop, how to avoid spam, scams and cookie hunters, how to protect your child from Internet predators, and much more.

Linksys Announces iPhone Family
Of Voice Over IP Solutions


Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems, unveiled its iPhone family of voice over IP (VoIP) solutions. The iPhone family of handheld devices harnesses the power of the Internet to enhance voice communications, integrate compelling information services, and deliver access to multimedia. In short, Linksys iPhones voice solutions and products give consumers the ability to do more with their phone than talk.

Internet Safety: A Growing Concern

The exploitation of children through the Internet is an increasing concern worldwide. In the United States, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is part of a major effort supported by the government, schools, parents and companies to do something about it.

Debate Simmering in US Over Regulation of Internet

A heated debate is shaping up in Washington about a concept some activists are calling Internet network neutrality, known more popularly as net neutrality. At issue are calls for the U.S. government to regulate the Internet, and, in effect, opponents say, determine which companies get bigger shares of the profits.

Spam and Phishing

More than a year after the CAN-SPAM Act became law, email users say they are receiving slightly more spam in their inboxes than before, but they are minding it less.

B2 Networks Chooses JetPay Merchant
Services for Payments Processing


JetPay Merchant Services, LLC, an affiliate of Dallas-based payments services company Transactional Technologies, LLC and the nation's leading provider of the JetPay™ suite of payment transaction processing solutions, has been retained as the exclusive provider of payment transaction processing services for B2 Networks, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, JetPay will process all Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover card payments for event purchases distributed by B2 Networks.

Netopia Announces Merchant Success Bundle

Netopia, Inc., a market leader in broadband gateways and service delivery software, today announced its Merchant Success bundle, the first solution that allows independent sales organizations (ISOs), which act as sales agents for financial institutions and deliver POS and credit card processing solutions, to market and sell broadband merchant IP networks to retailers.

Infonox Launches Modular Version
of TranSending Solution


Infonox, a leading software provider of front-office and back-office automation products, unveiled at the 2005 Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) annual meeting and expo in Las Vegas, a modular version of its premiere back-office automation suite, TranSending(TM).

Word Game Added to Mobile Dictionary

AcroDesign Technologies released the newest member of its Palm OS software line, Webster’s New World™ Mobile Dictionary. The Webster’s New World Mobile dictionary goes beyond reference and learning with the inclusion of the classic Word Search word game.

"Freelance Contracts in 48 Hours," a New e-Book

Paz Internet Media Ltd. has announced the immediate release of the new e-book “Freelance Contracts in 48 Hours”, by Itay Paz. Within its pages, freelancers of all business types will be rewarded with the secrets that guarantee them the opportunity to generate contracts in 48 hours.

Blogger Brings More Voices to the Web

Google Inc. has introduced a newly designed Blogger™ that now offers its users a suite of enhancements, including a clean, easy-to-use interface, shared comments, author profiles, and posting via email.

Yahoo! and AT&T Wireless Announce
Launch of Yahoo! Mobile Photos


Yahoo! Inc. and AT&T Wireless have announced the launch of Yahoo! Mobile Photos for AT&T Wireless mMode™ subscribers nationwide. AT&T Wireless mMode customers can use the downloadable Yahoo! Mobile Photos client application to view and share the pictures in their Yahoo! Photos account while on the go.

Mars Rover Finds Rock Resembling
Meteorites That Fell to Earth


NASA's Opportunity rover has examined an odd volcanic rock on the plains of Mars' Meridiani Planum region with a composition unlike anything seen on Mars before, but scientists have found similarities to meteorites that fell to Earth.

JPL Open House Takes Visitors to the Planets

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will hold an open house on Sat. and Sun., May 15 and 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., taking visitors on a virtual ride through the solar system with this year's theme, "The Spirit of Exploration."


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