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Study: Net trolls have classic traits of sadism, narcissism, psychopathy and Machievellianism

 Net trolls have classic traits of sadism, narcissism, psychopathy and MachievellianismAccording to the findings of a new Canadian study published in ScienceDirect, one in twenty Internet users deliberately engage in trolling.

Apple, Google rejecting games that have the word ‘Flappy’ in their title

Apple, Google rejecting games that have the word ‘Flappy’ in their titleThere has been no slowdown in the 'Flappy Bird phenomenon, even though the original game was removed from the App Store by its Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen a few days back. The overwhelming popularity of the 'Flappy Bird' game of late has prompted the creation of a number of clones which mimic the highly additive game.

Nearly one-third of Internet Explorer users at risk from attacks

Internet-ExplorerA Friday statement made by a Microsoft spokesperson via email has disclosed that nearly one-third of the users of the company's Internet Explorer (IE) browser at risks from attacks; thanks to the fact that both Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) and its predecessor - Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) - are vulnerable.

Google working on Internet speeds of 10 gigabits per second

GoogleAccording to a USA Today report, Google has revealed in a recent announcement, made at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference, that it is working on Internet data transfer speeds of 10 gigabits per second.

The report revealed that Google CFO Patrick Pichette said in remarks at the conference that Google is working in the direction of making the next generation of Internet speeds - of 10 gigabits per second - a reality.

Facebook does not plan to increase the number of ads in News Feed

Facbook does not plan to increase the number of ads in News Feed At the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference on Tuesday, senior Facebook executives - COO Sheryl Sandberg and CFO David Ebersman - said that the social network has no plans to flood the users' News Feed with ads.

Pinterest announces upgrade of its mobile site

Pinterest announces upgrade of its mobile site Pinterest has revealed in a recent announcement that it is redesigning its mobile site, to cater to international users. The mobile upgrade announcement by Pinterest marks the company's latest efforts at global expansion.

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