from Hurriyet Daily News
The loose-knit hacking movement ?Anonymous? claimed to have stolen thousands of credit card numbers and other personal information belonging to clients of U.S.-based security think tank Stratfor.
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by Christina Bonnington
Although global smartphone adoption is still just below 30 percent, smartphone photography is growing in popularity, disrupting traditional camera use. NPD made this trend clear in its Imaging Confluence Study, which found that smartphones accounted for 27 percent of photos shot this year.
According to a study into the “Use of the Internet and Social Media” of the KONDA research company, 57 percent of the Turkish population do not use the internet at all. 41 percent deems it harmful and the section of society using it the least is the electorate of the AKP.
by Chris Kohler
Wired magazine, Wired.com and Ars Technica editors pick the best videogames of the year.
by Angela Watercutter
Compiling this year’s list of the best viral videos proved slightly more difficult than just finding cute kittehs and epic fails. In 2011, it seemed, viral videos weren’t just watched as a fun distraction from the more somber daily news. Sometimes they were the news.
from Mashable! by Lauren Indvik
from Mashable! by Mashable Video
(Bradley Manning being escorted out of a courthouse in Ft. Meade, MD. Photo: AP/Cliff Owen)