Money Matters - Simplified


Bug hunters grab whopping $ 1 million through Facebook

Wow!! That’s what we call going overboard. Facebook’s generosity spells a whopping amount of $ 1 million, which has been handed over to security researchers, who highlight the bugs on its website. We have another piece of news for you – India is the second biggest receipt of the social networking giant, confirm the reports!

Facebook's bug bounty scheme: $40K already paid for finding bugs

Facebook on Monday said it has paid out more than $40,000 to users for detecting and reporting bugs on its social networking site during the first three weeks of its bug bounty program.

Facebook offers hackers $500 for reporting bugs on site

Facebook is offering a bounty for the detection and reporting of bugs on its website. According to several online reports, apparently too tired of bugs which strike the social networking site often, Facebook has started paying reward for reporting bugs.

Car steering wheel dirtier than public toilet seat--study

If you thought public toilet to be dirtiest of all, probably you are wrong, as a new study claims that a car steering is far filthier than a public toilet seat.

Study: Bugs 'shout' by shaking

Cancun, Mexico -- Insects use plants they inhabit as natural "telegraphs," drumming on leaves or stems or vibrating their bodies to signal other bugs, European researchers say.

Using plants to communicate makes sense, study researcher Andrej Cokl of the National Institute of Biology in Slovenia says.

"Plants are the most natural and usual surrounding of most insects," Cokl told

The study was presented Thursday in Cancun, Mexico, at the second Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics.

Researchers found insects like stinkbugs and burrower bugs utilized a wide variety of vibration-producing methods, from shaking their abdomens to shivering their entire bodies to tapping their front legs on the plant surface.

Baby formula recall involves 5 million cans--Abbott

Abbott Laboratories Inc Wednesday announced a voluntary recall of about 5 million cans of its top-selling Similac baby formula over fears of it being tainted with beetles.