Archive for August, 2013


Behind those player ratings on ‘Madden 25’

Top-rated players of ‘Madden 25’ Top-rated players of ‘Madden 25’ Top-rated players of ‘Madden 25’ Top-rated players of ‘Madden 25’ Top-rated players of ‘Madden 25’ Top-rated players of ‘Madden 25’ Top-rated players of ‘Madden 25’ Top-rated players of ‘Madden 25’ STORY HIGHLIGHTS Donny Moore is the “ratings czar” for “Madden NFL 25” Moore says players […]

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Facebook rolls out shared photo albums

By Heather Kelly, CNN updated 7:48 PM EDT, Mon August 26, 2013 | Filed under: Social Media Facebook has added shared photo albums so multiple people can throw their photos from an event into a single album. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is adding shared photo albums for up to 50 people Groups will be able to […]

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Steve Ballmer’s Microsoft hits and misses

By Brandon Griggs, CNN updated 2:20 PM EDT, Fri August 23, 2013 | Filed under: Innovations The many faces of Steve Ballmer The many faces of Steve Ballmer The many faces of Steve Ballmer The many faces of Steve Ballmer The many faces of Steve Ballmer The many faces of Steve Ballmer The many faces […]

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Zuckerberg’s page hacked to prove security flaw

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal page was hacked to make a point Palestinian researcher says security team didn’t take his reports seriously Facebook says volume of reports, language barrier hindered its response Khalil Shreateh won’t get a reward for reporting the flaw (CNN) — He tried to warn them. A Palestinian researcher posted […]

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What the Steve Jobs movie got right, and wrong

Key scenes from ‘Jobs’ Key scenes from ‘Jobs’ Key scenes from ‘Jobs’ Key scenes from ‘Jobs’ Key scenes from ‘Jobs’ Key scenes from ‘Jobs’ Key scenes from ‘Jobs’ Key scenes from ‘Jobs’ STORY HIGHLIGHTS Jobs,” starring Ashton Kutcher in the iconic role, hits theaters Friday The movie is the first biopic about Apple co-founder Steve […]

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Why people share murder, rape on Facebook

Derek Medina, right, posted a picture of his slain wife’s body to Facebook and then turned himself in for her murder. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Crimes, both minor and major, get confessed on social media surprisingly often A Miami man allegedly killed his wife and posted a photo of her body on Facebook Experts say some criminals […]

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Why more Amber alerts will be waking you up

A cell phone in Los Angeles, California, displays an Amber Alert issued late Monday. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Californians were startled awake this week by Amber Alerts on their phones The alerts were the first sent statewide in California under a new program Some people were annoyed by the alerts, while others cite them for saving lives […]

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Hackers break into homes — electronically

By Heather Kelly, CNN updated 2:14 PM EDT, Fri August 2, 2013 | Filed under: Innovations “Smart home” devices are becoming more common — but not all of them are equipped with proper security, say experts. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Hackers break into homes equipped with security devices Among vulnerable items: front-door locks, power outlets, even certain […]

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