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Pew's State Of The News Media Report: Print Ads Down $1.5 Billion; Digital Up 3%

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One big bright spot: Mobile advertising grew 80% to a total of $2.6 billion. Pew's annual State Of The News Media report is out. It reveals an industry in semi-crisis as it confronts a tech-savvy audience that's changing how it accesses news, and ever declining print revenues. Advertisements in...
Pew's State Of The News Media Report: Print Ads Down $1.5 Billion; Digital Up 3%

Apple And Amazon Ordered To Talk Settlement In "App Store" Trademark Dispute

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Apple and Amazon are fighting over made up words, as you may well be aware. Apple takes issue with Amazon’s use of “Appstore,” the name for the online retailer’s marketplace of Android software, which came after Apple had already been using its own App Store branding for a mobile apps...
Apple And Amazon Ordered To Talk Settlement In "App Store" Trademark Dispute

Google yanks ad-blocker apps from Google Play

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A handful of app developers receive notices from the Web giant saying that their ad-blocking software "interferes with or accesses another service or product in an unauthorized manner." [Read more]...
Google yanks ad-blocker apps from Google Play

IBM Is Turning Watson Into A "Supercharged" Siri

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IBM is working to turn its Jeopardy-winning supercomputer into the newest mobile device personal assistant.  Dubbed "Watson 2.0," the system would be a voice-activated "supercharged" version of Siri, at least that's how Bernie Meyerson, VP of Innovation at IBM, described it to Bloomberg this week. We all know Watson is...
IBM Is Turning Watson Into A "Supercharged" Siri
Google helps Windows 8 users get Search and Chrome with new video

He Helped Bust Google On Privacy -- Now He's Got Some Advice For Your Startup

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If you're a startup, Ashkan Soltani is the last guy you want to stumble across your app and sniff out what kind of information you're accessing. Soltani is an independent consultant that works on security and online tracking issues, and spends his days digging up what information is available to apps,...
He Helped Bust Google On Privacy -- Now He's Got Some Advice For Your Startup

Off-the-shelf trojan targets cloud-based payroll service

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Operators of an off-the-shelf botnet kit have unleashed new malware that can steal large sums of money by targeting cloud-based payroll service providers, a researcher from security firm Trusteer said on Tuesday. A configuration of the Zeus-based malware specifically targets Canadian payroll provider Ceridian, according to a blog post...
Off-the-shelf trojan targets cloud-based payroll service
Hacker Accessed A Silicon Valley Billionaire's AOL Account And Sent Some Pretty Strange Emails

Facebook roundup: Sponsored Stories settlement, mobile ads, FBX and more

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Facebook notifies class action suit members about settlement – Facebook began sending proposed settlement notices to users it believes are members of a class action lawsuit that entitles them to up to $10 in compensation. The suit, which claimed Facebook unlawfully used members’ names and photos in Sponsored Story advertisements,...
Facebook roundup: Sponsored Stories settlement, mobile ads, FBX and more
Apple starts rejecting iOS apps that access UDID

Carl Icahn signs nondisclosure, accesses Dell accounting

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New Dell investor Carl Icahn has agreed to sign the confidentiality agreement in order to allow access to the company's financial information. The investor is part of a larger group intending on torpedoing the current offer of $13.65 per share to take the company private. Dell's stock currently stands at...
Carl Icahn signs nondisclosure, accesses Dell accounting

Microsoft releases fix-it for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability

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Microsoft has released a temporary fix for a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8, which was used by hackers in a prominent attack against the U.S. Department of Labor's website.The problem is particularly dangerous since it can allow an attacker to install malware merely by visiting a tampered web...
Microsoft releases fix-it for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability

Music Pirates Find Download Tools On Microsoft's Windows Phone 8

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As on Google's Android and Apple's iOS, a number of apps allowing users to download free and copyrighted music have cropped up on Microsoft's Windows Phone. Windows Phone apps including Audiotica, Music And Ringtones Downloader and Sky Music all allow users to download music - including, it should be said, legally...
Music Pirates Find Download Tools On Microsoft's Windows Phone 8
Developer Teaches RIM’s PlayBook A New Trick: How To Run iOS Apps

Facebook brings Promoted Posts to mobile, tests audience options on desktop

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Facebook has brought its Promoted Posts feature for pages to its mobile apps for iOS and Android, as well as m.facebook.com. At the same time, the company has begun testing different targeting options for page owners using the desktop version, in some ways limiting the control people have over their...
Facebook brings Promoted Posts to mobile, tests audience options on desktop

Amazon Cloud is great, but not for business

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Amazon added a new element to its Cloud Drive service this week that expands it usefulness. The new Cloud Drive Sync app keeps files in sync across different devices and platforms, and pits Amazon Cloud Drive head-to-head against rivals such as Google, Microsoft, and Apple. However, businesses should steer...
Amazon Cloud is great, but not for business
Shazam Starts Identifying Baseball Games, Let's Hope it Gets the Rest of the World Next

Ever gone through PayPal reports hell? You will love SlowPal

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PayPal claims over 100 million active user accounts, but a lot of people hate the company, for a variety of reasons. Love or despise it, it has become hard to ignore and avoid the e-payments juggernaut whether you are an online seller or buyer. Enter Shoply, which aims to democratize...
Ever gone through PayPal reports hell? You will love SlowPal
Google yanks AdBlock Plus from Google Play, surprising nobody
"Own Your Code": Facebook's Engineering Shift Tackles The Problem of Mobile

Zendesk Hacker Accesses Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest Data

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Another day, another hack. The email addresses of Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest users were accessed this week after a hacker got unauthorized access to Zendesk, which helps companies manage their customer service requests. No passwords were involved in the attack, said the companies, who are alerting their users tonight. Zendesk...
Zendesk Hacker Accesses Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest Data

Court says Amazon use of "Appstore" isn't false advertising

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Though the larger case is still pending, Amazon scored a small victory on Wednesday when a U.S. district court dismissed Apple’s claim that the use of “Appstore” was “false advertising.” Bloomberg first reported the ruling. Though Apple was the first to market its mobile app marketplace as the iOS App...
Court says Amazon use of "Appstore" isn't false advertising

427 million Europeans are now online, 37% uses more than one device: IAB

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Yesterday, IAB Europe said the online advertising market is now worth about 21 billion euros, and today the organization is following up with a report on Internet usage across 28 European markets. According to IAB Europe’s most recent media consumption study, Mediascope Europe, there are now close to 427 million...
427 million Europeans are now online, 37% uses more than one device: IAB

Twitter Back Up In Pakistan After An Order From The Prime Minister

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A temporary solution to the drama that unfolded this morning when Twitter was blocked in Pakistan — some believe over representations of the Prophet Mohammed and Twitter’s refusal to block these images; and some believe while it was testing an image filtering service. Whatever it was, the site is now...
Twitter Back Up In Pakistan After An Order From The Prime Minister
19% Of iOS Apps Access Your Address Book Without Your Permission... Until iOS 6 [Report]

Apple, Google, And Others Agree To Mobile App Privacy Policy Guidelines

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Though Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM, Amazon, and HP don’t always see eye-to-eye, the six of them have entered into an agreement brokered by California Attorney General Kamala Harris to take a tougher stance on the issue of mobile privacy. Going forward, the six companies involved must provide users with a...
Apple, Google, And Others Agree To Mobile App Privacy Policy Guidelines

Pulse Gets More Personal, Lets Users Add Their Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Flickr & Tumblr Feeds

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Pulse, the popular news reading app for the Web and mobile, just announced that it is going beyond the standard news sources it currently features and is adding authenticated personal social feeds from social sites like YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Flickr and Facebook to its app. As Pulse co-founder Akshay Kothari...
Pulse Gets More Personal, Lets Users Add Their Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Flickr & Tumblr Feeds

Microsoft issues security warning, urges IE update

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Microsoft has issued a security warning for users of Internet Explorer versions 6 through 8. The vulnerability opens the possibility for remote code execution, and it is based on the way Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory that has been deleted or has not been properly allocated. This can...
Microsoft issues security warning, urges IE update
Would you please tell your Internet of things to shut up
Speed up your friending with Facebook’s new ‘Find Friends Nearby’ feature
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?