Wednesday, January 13, 2010


It looks like Facebook has finally gotten fed up with all the viruses and spam that is plaguing the social network and ensnaring and embarrassing its 350 million members.
Late Tuesday, the company announced a deal with McAfee, to give Facebook users a complimentary s...
ix-...month subscription to McAfee’s Internet Security Suite. McAfee will become Facebook’s exclusive provider of consumer security software for one year.
Facebook will also begin using a McAfee tool to scan the computer of any user whose account gets compromised by malware.
Source: New York Times, Technology Section, By BRAD STONE, Jan 13, 2010

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

More than 6 chase 1

More than 6 jobless workers chase 1 opening ... Lowest number of jobs available since July 2009
The competition for jobs is intensifying as companies are reluctant to hire new workers, leaving millions of unemployed Americans chasing fewer job openings.
There were nearly 6.4 unemployed workers, on average, for each available job at the end of November, according to
Labor Department data released Tuesday. That's up from 6.1 in October and a record high.
There were 1.7 jobless people for each opening in December 2007, when the recession began.
Source MSNBC \ Associated Press, Jan 12, 2010,
Photo Credit: Damian Dovarganes / AP

Monday, January 11, 2010

STOP THE HUNGER Real-Time Data Clock

What's Happening with Hunger NOW, this minute, in the world. You may or may not be surprised; but, the desperate beat goes on ... check it out at

U.S. Childhood Food Insecurity

The rate of food insecurity in young children is 33% higher than in U.S. adults, where one in eight live at risk of hunger. The report shows that 3.5 million children, ages five and under, are food insecure.
In Arizona, 19.2% of children ages five and under are food insecure, ranking 14th in country.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Calorie Labels Wrong!

Calories actually higher than what's listed on frozen-food boxes, eatery menus
Dieters can't believe everything they read.
The food at many popular chain restaurants and in the freezer section of the supermarket may contain a lot more calories than advertised. A study of 10 chain restaurants found that the number... of calories in 29 meals or other menu items was an average of 18 percent higher than listed. And frozen supermarket "healthy" meals had 8 percent more calories than the labels said
Source: Associated Press, by Michael Hill, Jan. 8, 2010
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Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away."
Author: Unknown, Shared by Jennie (St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance Volunteer Associate)