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Google introduces ‘VC Office Hours’, Google+ hangouts with top Silicon Valley figures

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Google+ is often lamented for failing to capture the attention of mainstream social network users and, almost in response to that accusation, Google is launching an interesting initiative that will see top figures from Silicon Valley participate in hangouts on the social network. The company introduced its VC Office Hours program today,...
Google introduces ‘VC Office Hours’, Google+ hangouts with top Silicon Valley figures

After two days, Apple responds to DOJ: We didn’t collude

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Nearly two days after the DOJ filed suit against Apple and publishers for allegedly colluding to fix e-book prices, Apple has released a short statement denying the accusations and criticizing Amazon’s “monopolistic grip.” In a statement released last night, Apple says: The DOJ’s accusation of collusion against Apple is simply...
After two days, Apple responds to DOJ: We didn’t collude

Open Letter To Human Synergistics International In Response To Your Accusation That Techdirt Is Infringing

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To Silvie van Etten: Thank you for your letter on November 23rd, 2012, (which we have reposted below in its entirety, minus your contact info) in which you mistakenly suggest that Techdirt has infringed the copyrights of your company, Human Synergistics, via its post from October 5th, 2012, entitled Copyright...
Open Letter To Human Synergistics International In Response To Your Accusation That Techdirt Is Infringing

China raps Apple once again, but this time over porn distribution

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Apple is under scrutiny again by the Chinese government, but not for poor customer service: it’s for pornography. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that an ongoing investigation is underway, which has caught up with Apple and other other small companies for providing ways to access pornographic content. According to...
China raps Apple once again, but this time over porn distribution

Apple mods nano-SIM design, awaits Nokia's tiny rebuttal

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Apple and Nokia agree that a smaller SIM card will aid them in their quest to create better phones for us all, but the two disagree about what that new SIM should look like. You see, Nokia claims that Cupertino's proposed card violates ETSI's -- the standards body that'll...
Apple mods nano-SIM design, awaits Nokia's tiny rebuttal

Apple Fires Back at the Feds, Amazon

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Nearly two days after the Department of Justice filed antitrust charges against Apple and major book publishers, Apple is responding. Here’s comment from Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr: The DOJ’s accusation of collusion against Apple is simply not true. The launch of the iBookstore in 2010 fostered innovation and competition, breaking...
Apple Fires Back at the Feds, Amazon

New Allegations Emerge Against Michael Arrington, Including a Reported Outside Investigation for Physical Assault [UPDATED]

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Arrington. (Photo via Flickr.) Update, 4/8/13: Michael Arrington has responded with a denial of all allegations, and his ex, Meghan Asha, has issued her own denial of the allegations  "made on [her] behalf." More here.  Even as most of Silicon Valley stays silent, allegations are still emerging against TechCrunch founder...
New Allegations Emerge Against Michael Arrington, Including a Reported Outside Investigation for Physical Assault [UPDATED]

Salman Rushdie attacks planned Justice Dept lawsuit against publishers

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Author tweets 'the US Justice Dept wants to destroy the world of books' after price-fixing accusation is reported to be imminentSalman Rushdie has hit out at the US Department of Justice, saying it "wants to destroy the world of books", after reports that it plans to take action against major...
Salman Rushdie attacks planned Justice Dept lawsuit against publishers

Iran claims to have been hit by 'heavy' cyber attack, pins slowdowns on coordinated hacking campaign

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Whatever you think of Iran's politics, it's hard to deny that the country has frequently been the target of internet-based attacks that sometimes go beyond the originator's plans. If you believe High Council of Cyberspace secretary Mehdi Akhavan Behabadi, the pressure is only getting worse. He tells Iranian media...
Iran claims to have been hit by 'heavy' cyber attack, pins slowdowns on coordinated hacking campaign

U.S. Says China Used Cyberespionage

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The Chinese government has targeted U.S. government computer systems for intrusion, the Pentagon said Monday in a more direct accusation of cyberespionage than the U.S. has made in the past....
U.S. Says China Used Cyberespionage
Windows 8 sends Microsoft information about every program you install

Apple Downplays Role Of "Kindle Threat" In Alleged e-Book Conspiracy

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A court filing provides new insight into Apple’s version of events concerning an incident in which Steve Jobs told a reporter that “unhappy” publishers might withhold e-books from Amazon. According to Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), lawyers “mischaracterized” the exchange and Jobs simply meant to say that his company had a...
Apple Downplays Role Of "Kindle Threat" In Alleged e-Book Conspiracy

Maybe Don't Talk Shit About Ads If You Make Money On Affiliate Links

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Ms. Popova’s omnipresent avatar. (Image: Twitter) Brain Pickings’ Maria Popova is a little like the brainier counterpart to the Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman: She’s got her haters, but she’s also hugely popular, to the tune of 500,000 monthly visitors to her website. Fans like Biz Stone and William Gibson come for...
Maybe Don't Talk Shit About Ads If You Make Money On Affiliate Links
Apple: Samsung knew it was ripping us off and did it anyway

Performance Rights Organizations Accused Of 'Retitling' Songs To Collect Royalties Without Paying Artists

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In various discussions about the music industry, we're often told that the so-called Performance Rights Organizations (PROs) are "looking out for artists' interests." In practice, that's not always the case. In the US, for example, we've talked about how PROs have harmed up and coming musicians by jacking up prices...
Performance Rights Organizations Accused Of 'Retitling' Songs To Collect Royalties Without Paying Artists

Legal organization claims Apple is dodging tax and selling pornography in China

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The China Association of Consumer Protection Law, a subsidiary China Law Society, has accused Apple of tax evasion, intellectual property violations, and distribution of pornographic content in China. According to a piece published in China’s The Mirror (hat tip Bill Bishop), the government-affiliated research group held a meeting yesterday that revealed...
Legal organization claims Apple is dodging tax and selling pornography in China

Should Yahoo Fire Its CEO Over His Made Up Degree? [POLL] (YHOO)

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Yahoo board members are, at this very moment, looking deep within themselves trying to decide whether or not they need to fire yet another CEO.  Help them out? First some context, so you can make an informed choice. After years of sliding sideways despite a massive audience of 700 million...
Should Yahoo Fire Its CEO Over His Made Up Degree? [POLL] (YHOO)
Radio Jamming -- Not A Thing Of The Past

Verizon delays approval of Google Wallet, blesses own Isis payment app

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In an article posted this morning, DSLReports is alleging that Verizon is acting anti-competitively in its delaying approval of Google's phone-based Google Wallet mobile commerce application. The accusation does indeed appear to be based solidly in reality—Verizon's competing Isis mobile wallet system has been made available for a variety...
Verizon delays approval of Google Wallet, blesses own Isis payment app

Samsung copied iPhone, claims Apple

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Apple lawyers say internal documents reveal that South Korean company set out to mimic its smartphoneA lawyer for Apple told jurors on Tuesdaythat internal Samsung documents show that the South Korean company made a specific decision to copy the iPhone because it could not compete in the smartphone market on...
Samsung copied iPhone, claims Apple

6waves Lolapps chief denies copying Spry Fox’s social game (exclusive)

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Rex Ng, chief executive of 6waves Lolapps, denied allegations that his company violated copyright law in copying Spry Fox’s social game on Facebook. Spry Fox, a small game developer in Seattle, said last Sunday it filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against 6waves Lolapps because 6waves’ Yeti Town mobile game...
6waves Lolapps chief denies copying Spry Fox’s social game (exclusive)

The Circuit: Apple says Justice’s claims aren’t true; landlines; Google’s stock split

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Apple refutes Justice claims: Apple is denying charges made by the Department of Justice that it colluded with publishers to fix the prices of e-books. In a statement, Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr said, “The DOJ’s accusation of collusion against Apple is simply not true. The launch of the iBookstore...
The Circuit: Apple says Justice’s claims aren’t true; landlines; Google’s stock split

Amanda Palmer: visionary or egotist?

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She gets her fans to play in her band for free, retweets praise and wrote a terrible poem about the Boston bomber. Is singer Amanda Palmer a free-spirited visionary - or a deluded egotist?It is early May in the bar of Philadelphia railway station. The singer Amanda Palmer is quite...
Amanda Palmer: visionary or egotist?
Is Comcast prioritizing its Xfinity app over competitors like Netflix?

Google: Users Are 'Delighted' With Our Search Changes (GOOG)

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A couple weeks ago, Google started blending social information from Google+ into search results. The blogosphere's reaction to this change, which Google called Search Plus Your World, was swift, loud, and mostly negative. Twitter complained that Google was unfairly favoring its own social network over competitors, then a programmer...
Google: Users Are 'Delighted' With Our Search Changes (GOOG)

Copyright Is Becoming Guilt By Accusation

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TorrentFreak has a good post about how copyright holders have been effective in moving copyright into a modern form of "witch trials" in which you are guilty based on accusations, and then have to go through a long, arduous and often biased-against-you process of proving your innocence. The article points...
Copyright Is Becoming Guilt By Accusation

Francis Bean Cobain on Supposed Dave Grohl Seduction: ‘Twitter Should Ban My Mother’

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In a barrage of barely legible Tweets, Courtney Love recently (hysterically, sadly) told followers of her locked Twitter account that former Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl had "hit on" her 19 year-old daughter, Francis Bean Cobain. This is scandalous because Grohl was once the drummer in a...
Francis Bean Cobain on Supposed Dave Grohl Seduction: ‘Twitter Should Ban My Mother’

Here Are The 2 Biggest Timebombs In Groupon's Dodgy Accounts (GRPN)

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Groupon could be required to write off a huge amount of goodwill from acquisitions it overpaid for, and it may have to redefine its operating cashflow, according to two business school professors who predicted the daily deal firm's woes seven months ago. The accusation is another headache for the...
Here Are The 2 Biggest Timebombs In Groupon's Dodgy Accounts (GRPN)

Former France Telecom CEO indicted over 35 suicides

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Former France Telecom chief executive Didier Lombard has been indicted by a court in Paris over allegations that he led a corporate culture of bullying and harassment that resulted in the suicide of at least 30 employees. Lombard, who ran the company between 2005 and 2010, was placed under formal...
Former France Telecom CEO indicted over 35 suicides
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