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Twitter Has Been Hacked

You might want to stay off of Twitter.com for a while until this all gets sorted out, but apparently plenty of people (myself included) are finding that simply hovering the mouse cursor over links on Twitter’s site is causing random spam-like popups, retweets, and other bad stuff to happen.

According to Sophos.com:

“The Twitter

TwitChange: Who’s Worth Bank and Who’s Getting Coinage?

An online auction to raise money for the situation in Haiti is combining celebrity Twitter accounts and fundraising. TwitChange is the first ever celebrity Twitter auction. You can bid on your favorite celebrity to follow you, retweet you and/or @ mention you on twitter. They’re claiming it’s like a “modern day autograph.” It actually …

A Radically New Twitter.com

For most of its history, Twitter hasn’t exactly had a reputation for rushing headlong into major changes. Actually, the company has been remarkably conservative–for as long as people have been using the service to share photos, videos, maps, and other information, it’s been obvious that would be cool if you could see all that stuff …

Daily Dose

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 -

Quote to Live By:

“Nothing says ‘I’m sorry’ like a tuna cheese casserole.” – Tara from True Blood

Up Front:

Blizard Prepares to Ban StarCraft II Cheaters [Kotaku]

Gadgets:

Nation of Israel Buys @Israel Twitter Account From Miami Porn Site Owner [Fast Company]
Grasshopper robot to pave the way for …

The Daily Dose

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 -

Quote To Live By:

“We’re not gonna die. We can’t die, Bendis. You know why? Because we are so…very…pretty. We are just too pretty for God to let us die.” – Mal from Firefly

On nerd news tonight:

Up Front:

Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber to Sue Bluewater Comics (Bleeding Cool)

Gadgets:

Single Serving …

Digital Graveyards: What Happens To Your Twitter Account When You Die?

In the future, we will invariably die two deaths: The first will be physical (Hospitals, loved ones, tombstones). The second, and potentially more noticeable death will be digital (Facebook memorializing, stagnant Twitter accounts, lost passwords). Just recently, Twitter established a policy to handle accounts after the death of a user. …

What is the Microsoft Hardware Team Teasing on Twitter?

The team at Microsoft who’s in charge of mice, keyboards and other peripherals has turned to Twitter to tease out an upcoming product.

We caught a glimpse of said new product on July 27 with a spliced image revealing the corner of a matte black finish peripheral. Yesterday they offered the following hint: “Don’t be so …

The Daily Dose

Friday, July 30, 2010

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:

Up Front:

I Tweet, Therefore I Am [NYT]

Gadgets:

Our Worst Nightmare Realized: Subway Stations To Have Cell Service, Wi-Fi [NY Mag]
Steve Jobs’ Secret Porn Experience [Gawker]
Could The EU’s Digital Agenda Force Apple To Put Flash On The iPhone? [The

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