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In The News – 5-03-2013

In The News – 5-03-2013

You Tube Ups Baseball Offerings

There’s now a lot more Major League Baseball available on YouTube.


The MLB.com YouTube channel will offer highlight clips from every MLB game in 2013 as well as thousands of hours of archives dating back to 1952 and if you live in the U.S. or Canada you can watch to live games free every day during the regular season.

LivingSocial User Info Hacked

Daily deal company Living Social said a cyber-attack may have affected more than 50 million customers. A hacker gained access to customer names, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords. Credit and banking information for customers and participating merchants were not affected.

The Beginning Of The End For Texting?

A new study commissioned by the Financial Times showed that instant messages sent from chat apps are overtaking  SMS text messages in the mobile communications race. Mobile companies lost $25 billion dollars in revenue as people switched to apps instead of text plans.  The average app user sends 33 messages a day compared to the average texter who sends five.

~ Cynthia