Here’s a sure-fire way to earn a little pocket money. Use your smartphone to snap a photo of a restaurant or scan a barcode in a store. You can earn cash or gift certificates. Companies pay for such information, often because they want to know how their stores and products look in the real world. Here are five free smartphone apps that can earn you money.
This week's arrests of 21 members of Anonymous in the US and Europe show that, given time and resources, cybersleuths can track down hackers. But doubts remain over whether authorites caught any big fish.
Those behind LulzSec – which forced the CIA’s public website down and hacked Sony, among other things – are among the most wanted cyber-criminals.
The three members of the Anonymous group are alleged to have hacked government websites as well as the Sony PlayStation online store – though they were apparently not involved in the larger recent hacking of PlayStation users.
EBay sues Google over mobile payment technology: PayPal's parent company, eBay, is suing Google after Google allegedly poached eBay executives in an effort to better understand PayPal's mobile payment strategy.
PayPal founder Peter Thiel has encouraged America's top students to drop out of university and create a company instead. South Africans could benefit from considering entrepreneurship as important as a college degree.
PlayStation network down: A Sony PlayStation network crash has coincided with the launch of their much anticipated Mortal Kombat, Portal 2, and SOCOM 4 games. The network may be down for days, Sony says.
More Americans became entrepreneurs in the past two years than at any other time in the past 15 years, according to the Kauffman Foundation. But if you’re considering leaving your day job to take the leap into entrepreneurship, first learn the facts behind these Top 5 myths about starting a business: