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Sharing too much information on social media this Easter could lead to trouble from burglars who trawl sites like Facebook and Twitter to find easy targets, like empty houses, to rob, according to the security company ESET.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 18:32

Australian tech investor buys into PlayMeet

Perth-based technology investment firm Yonder & Beyond has acquired a 10% stake in US-based social media app PlayMeet.

Published in Listed Tech
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:20

Microsoft invests US$15 million in Foursquare

Tech giant Microsoft has made a modest investment in Foursquare, with the social network announcing a US$15 million injection.

Published in Deals

Developers have committed to porting a variety of well-known consumer apps and games to BlackBerry 10.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 10 January 2013 18:11

Vodafone gets antisocial with prepaid customers

Mobile carriers have made a big deal about offering unmetered access to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, but that seems to be going the way of the 'unlimited' downloads offered by Optus when it launched its Optus@Home cable internet service.

Published in Core Dump

With the new update, Localscope integrates with the APIv2 of Foursquare to provide users with richer results while searching for locations and also integrates with the Foursquare iPhone App. The newly added in-app browser further enables users to explore the detailed web view of a location from within Localscope. Additionally Localscope is now localized to 6 more languages including Arabic, Traditional Chinese, Dutch, Greek, Russian and Swedish.

Apple staff pick Localscope, a feature-rich social GPS app for the App Store's "Staff Favorites" section soon after it was awarded "App of the Week" in Australia and New Zealand.

Mobile check-in services such as Foursquare are "overhyped" according to an industry analyst firm.

Published in Mobility

Across generations there have always been those who just don't trust new technologies. It happened with radio, TV and more recently with the Internet. In the case of the latter, a little distrust would serve us well '” especially when it comes to sharing information about ourselves on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare and other social media outlets.

IT infrastructure provider Dimension Data is advising its clients to formulate appropriate policies about the use of social networking and mobile devices.

Published in Security

New voice contracts on 3 will include free access to major social networking sites.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 19 February 2010 09:11

PleaseRobMe robbed of Twitter account

One of the follies of Twitter, Foursquare and other sites that let users tell people what they're doing 'right now' or shows people where they are, which could be used by unscrupulous types to target your home and your possessions.
Published in Home Tech




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