Contact Us
internet

internet

wal mart fight 2013 630x420
[

Black Friday May Be More Red Herring Than Sales Boon

Has Black Friday morphed into something we just don't like anymore? Sales numbers may reflect just that.

Read More|Comment

jfcherry, Flickr
jfcherry, Flickr
[

Are Medical Websites Hazardous to Your Health?

There’s an old joke that says nothing is more frightening than Googling the symptoms of an illness. You may only have a runny nose, but within a few minutes, you could find “proof” you’ve contracted some rare and incurable tropical disease.

So what’s the best way to find out more about what ails you?

Read More|Comment

Category: Health and Wellness Tags:
YouTube
YouTube
[

‘Homeless Hotspots’ Ignite Heated Debate

The annual SXSW interactive conference in Austin is sometimes plagued with snail-slow internet speeds (when you can connect at all). But this year it’s been a little easier to find a wifi hotspot: just look for a homeless person. Yes, homeless people are now being used as wifi spots.

Read More|Comment

Freedom Exit Sign - SOPA - PIPA
[

Legislation Poses Threat To Your Right To Read This With Proposed SOPA and PIPA Bills

Ever heard of SOPA? How about PIPA? For most of you the answer is likely no on both counts. Both of these have to potential to do serious damage to our First Amendment rights to free speech and expression.

Read More|Comment

Wikipedia
Wikipedia
[

What Websites Went Dark For the SOPA Blackout? [IMAGES]

On Tuesday, we told you about some of the sites — Wikipedia, Reddit and the Cheezburger network among them — that planned to go dark today in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), anti-piracy legislation under consideration by the US Congress.

Read More|Comment

paulcross, Flickr
paulcross, Flickr
[

Wikipedia, Reddit, Cheezburger Network and More Sites to Go Dark in Protest of SOPA

Homework will be harder to do and bar bets tougher to win starting at midnight ET on Tuesday, when Wikipedia will go dark for 24 hours in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), anti-piracy legislation under consideration by the US Congress.

Read More|Comment

Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images
[

Hackers Access Accounts for 24 Million People on Zappos

If you’re one of the millions of shoe fanatics who shop on Zappos.com, you may want to change your site password — the company says it’s fallen victim to hackers who’ve accessed consumers’ personal information.

Read More|Comment

Category: World News Tags: ,
Thinkstock
Thinkstock
[

Web Addicts and Substance Abusers Have Similar Brain Changes

Researchers in China find internet addicts have brain changes similar to those with drug or alcohol problems.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk1290.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on NewsTalk 1290 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on NewsTalk 1290 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!