August 24, 2011

Apple Sued for Location Privacy in South Korea

Apple has been sued by a group of about 27,000 South Koreans in a class-action lawsuit over alleged privacy violations related to location services on iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch. The suit, filed in Changwon, South Korea, seeks about 27 billion won, or about $26 million, in damages, which would work out to about $930 for each plaintiff, the Associated Press reports. Read the article: (Source: Los Angeles Times)

August 11, 2011

‘Anonymous’ Says It Plans to ‘Kill’ Facebook

The Anonymous Internet hacking group is planning to “kill” Facebook and has announced the date it will attempt do so, in a statement gaining prominence. In a YouTube video, the hacking group warns, “Your medium of communication you all so dearly adore will be destroyed.” Read the article: (Source: Fox News)

August 10, 2011

Teen Problems Linked to Excessive Tech Use

Facebook is great for reconnecting with old friends from high school and college. But for those still in school, the popular networking site could do more harm than good. That’s according to Larry Rosen, a psychologist at Cal State Dominguez Hills who’s been studying the effect of technology on people for more than 25 years.· Read the article: (Source: Los Angeles Times)