You may not use your Myspace account anymore, but the site's servers still have your personal data from when you did. That's why a recent hack that reportedly compromised 360 million Myspace accounts is a really big deal. From Newsy.
Estately put together a list of the some of the crazier things people are googling. There is one state however that will most often google the question how to make a baby. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains. From Buzz60.
Social engineers, or people hackers, specialize in getting you to share information you shouldn't -- like personal details that could lead to a password being stolen. Laurie Segall reports. From CNNMoney.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden got a surprising shoutout from none other than the former U.S. attorney general. From Newsy.
One woman’s quest for answers after a devastating diagnosis led to “MyCounterpane,” an online storytelling community where people can find the emotional support they need to feel better. From NBC News.
The U.S. economy is driven by innovation, but unwelcome “patent trolls” are gunking up the system. Patent reform bills sit idle in Congress as the “trolls” set up companies for the sole purpose, critics say, of shaking down inventors while never creating anything. “We just have to write 'em a check so they'll go away,” says one disgusted app maker. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. From PBS NewsHour.
It's very concerning information, that the government's system for sending emergency messages to nuclear teams runs off 70's computer technology and floppy disks. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains. From Buzz60.
Don't expect to get a Victoria's Secret catalog in the mail this year; the company is ditching its paper promotion. Testing in several regions showed the catalogs just weren't the way into buyers' hearts — or wallets. They hardly added to sales and cost $150 million annually, so instead, Victoria's Secret will be launching a heftier digital side. From Newsy.
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