Facebook was awarded $711 million in a judgment Thursday against self-described “spam king” Sanford Wallace. Judge Jeremy Fogel of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California granted Facebook’s application for a default judgment against Wallace for violating the Can-Spam Act, which bans “false and misleading” marketing e-mails. Fogel also found that Wallace… Continue reading Facebook awarded $711 million in spam lawsuit
Scientists at Iowa State University monitored mice that ran regularly on a treadmill over a 3.5-month period and mice that did not run at all; the moderate exercisers developed less severe symptoms from the influenza virus, including less inflammation in their lungs, than those that did not run. “Perhaps the moderate stress from repeated exposure to… Continue reading Want to steer clear of H1N1
Despite increasingly better software, blogging on phones is still a real pain compared with doing it on a regular computer. However, credit is due to WordPress, which has gone to great lengths to make the latest version of its iPhone app much better for users to both create and manage their blogs on a small… Continue reading WordPress' sophomore iPhone debut impresses
An asteroid with a width of about 10 meters above Indonesia exploded with a force three times greater than the Hiroshima bomb, but no one heard of him until the explosion. The incident occurred over the island of Sulawesi, on October 8, 2009, but this was made public only a few days ago, revealing once… Continue reading The explosion of an asteroid, three times's size the bomb on Hiroshima
Easypano says it has launched a Mac version of Panorama2Flash. The software batch-publishes images as Flash panoramas, viewable in a fullscreen mode. Easypano claims one-click publishing, and the ability to add top and bottom images. Users can also customize pan, tilt and FOV values for Flash output, along with rotation speed and scene quality. Panorama2Flash works… Continue reading Easypano's Panorama2Flash arrives for Mac
While Intel hasn’t publicly announced its plans, the chipmaker is set to replace its popular 2.66GHz Core i7 920 CPU with a 2.88GHz Core i7 930 early on into 2010, says a Thursday report. The new chip will be based on 45nm architecture, but Fudzilla says it will otherwise retain the current chip’s quad-core, eight-thread… Continue reading Intel replacing 2.66GHz Core i7 with 2.88GHz chip?
A company called Jibbigo has released a new bilingual translation app for the iPhone and iPod touch, capable of translating a user’s speech directly into another spoken phrase. Users record one sentence of English or Spanish at a time, which the app then translates into a synthesized counterpart. A vocabulary of 40,000 words is included,… Continue reading Jibbigo translates between English and Spanish voice
iTubeGrabber is a great application to download Flash videos to your Mac, in a very simple and only necessary and useful options. The rise of sites like YouTube has encouraged the emergence of millions of interesting videos, not to mention the fact that nowadays many producing music, television or cinema use these new channels for… Continue reading iTubeGrabber, the best application to download Flash videos from Internet with your Mac