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Google’s Romanian Domain Gets Defaced By Algerian Hacker MCA-CRB. Google Says: “We Were Not Hacked”view story

http://techcrunch.com – Looks like Pakistan is not the only place where major internet companies’ domain names can get hacked hijacked. This morning, google.ro was taken over, with the credit being taken by “Algerian Hacker” MCA-CRB, a serial website defacer. The site looked like the picture above for at least an hour, according to our tipster. (IT news)

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Mozilla Launches Custom Firefox With MSN Editionview story

http://techcrunch.com – Mozilla just launched a special customized edition of Firefox for fans of Microsoft’s MSN portal. Firefox with MSN comes with MSN as the default homepage and automatically opens msnNOW, the memetracker-like version of MSN, as a Firefox app tab. (IT news)

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How to set your own image at Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7 logon screen (For beginners )view story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – First select one photo of your image to put in logon screen, it should be dimension 800*600 pixels size 70.2 (approximatively) and save in JPEG image mode and give your photo name as backgrounddefault and put it in pictures place What is Ubuntu Tweak :- Ubuntu Tweak is an application designed to config Ubuntu easier for everyone. (HowTos)

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LoveThis Comes Out Of Beta With A Recommendations App Aimed At Non-Geeksview story

http://techcrunch.com – In the world of social recommendations we’ve seen the appearance of startup like Amen, CircleMe and Stamped, which was bought by Yahoo. However, one does sometimes wonder whether these products are all still a little, well, geeky? Are they missing out on the mainstream of users? Maybe. We covered the beta launch of LoveThis back in May. (IT news)

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[lubuntu] Lubuntu slower with each updateview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi! I've been using lubuntu on Asus eeepc 901 since July and I've noticed that it gets progressively slower after each update. Right now, it has gotten so painfully slow that even scrolling in web browser (both chromium and firefox) has at least a .5sec lag, even on javascript and flash-free websites (such as vanilla php-bb forums). (Hardware)

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Facebook And Yahoo Discussing Search Partnership, Report Saysview story

http://techcrunch.com – Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg are discussing a potential partnership, according to a report in The Sunday Telegraph. The story is based on anonymous sources, who seem primarily to be “Yahoo insiders.” It’s vague on the details of the partnership, perhaps because those details are still being worked out, but “board members expect the talks to lead (IT news)

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ShopRunner Takes On Amazon With Local Delivery System For Online Retail Purchasesview story

http://techcrunch.com – ShopRunner, a company that offers two-day shipping across a network of retailers, is debuting a new service today, PickupPoints, which allows consumers to receive packages from purchases made online at local stores in their area. The company’s service offers an Amazon Prime-like unlimited, free two-day shipping service from a number of online retailers with no minimum order size. (IT news)

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Ex-Googler Launches Chadwick: A Slick AI-Based App That Helps You Track NBA Games On The Goview story

http://techcrunch.com – With the NBA season now fully underway and our attention spans being continuously pushed to the max (not to mention Yahoo’s pissing off fantasy football fans), it seems like the perfect time to introduce you to The Chadwick Project. (IT news)

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Delicious Announces A New Design With A Focus On Community, Speed And Mobileview story

http://techcrunch.com – Just when you thought that the site Delicious was dead and gone, it’s back…again. Since being acquired by AVOS, headed up by YouTube co-founders, the site has had a few revamps. It was purchased from Yahoo! last year, and at the time, Yahoo! (IT news)

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Report: StumbleUpon’s Traffic Down 53% Since Julyview story

http://techcrunch.com – New data from social plugin provider Shareaholic released today is showing a continued decline in traffic sent to publishers’ websites from StumbleUpon. (IT news)