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Stuxnet admission likely to have foreign policy consequences
Google's CFO admits products in Motorola pipeline aren't 'wow by Google standards'

Always on, location aware: Google's Field Trip app is a pocket tour guide for Android

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While Google’s long had a penchant for travel, the company’s purchase of Zagat might get its first showings today as Google releases an app called Field Trip. From the New York Times report, the app will be constantly running in the background, triangulating position via cell phone towers, to provide...
Always on, location aware: Google's Field Trip app is a pocket tour guide for Android

Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

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(Screencap: Can’t Tweet This) Sometimes Betabeat comes up with some especially caustic zingers or insidery complaints that we know we can’t really tweet, and yet the urge to share them is painfully strong. Enter Can’t Tweet This, a Twitter anonymizer that–for a short time, anyway–allowed anyone to tweet anonymous missives,...
Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

Facial Recognition Technology Is Now Available For Google Glass

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The new software from Lamda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers should meet at large social gatherings. It will launch to computer programmers in days. Google has been at pains to...
Facial Recognition Technology Is Now Available For Google Glass

Google confirms it still has a 'small portion' of Street View WiFi data, apologizes

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It has seemed like Google was close to putting its Street View snooping controversy behind it a few times now, but one thing or another keeps bringing it back to the forefront. Today, it's an admission from Google that it hasn't deleted all of the so-called payload data in...
Google confirms it still has a 'small portion' of Street View WiFi data, apologizes

Clueful Scans The Apps On Your iPhone, Tells You Which Ones Are Doing Naughty Things With Your Data

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Remember address book-gate? Locationgate? I-don’t-know-what-my-apps-are-doing-on-my-phone-gate? Oh, that last one might not be a real thing. Regardless, we’re living in age where companies are pushing us to rethink the boundaries between what we consider private, personal information and what should be public. The resulting backlash is an overreaction(-gate) when we discover...
Clueful Scans The Apps On Your iPhone, Tells You Which Ones Are Doing Naughty Things With Your Data

Apple declares quarterly cash dividend of $2.65

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Today Apple announced as part of its earnings release that it intends to pay its investors a quarterly cash dividend of $2.65. Here’s the language from Apple’s formal release: Apple’s Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $2.65 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend is...
Apple declares quarterly cash dividend of $2.65

HP planning to launch an enterprise-friendly tablet 'soon'

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Buried in its press release announcing new laptops, desktops, monitors and accessories, HP made an interesting admission: it's not done yet. At the tail end of the PR, even after it broke down the various prices and shipping dates, the company added, " An enterprise-ready tablet will be announced...
HP planning to launch an enterprise-friendly tablet 'soon'
'Star Wars: The Old Republic' goes free to play today

Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

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Netflix isn't sinking, but it's certainly not the soaring brand it once was and has endured its fair share of struggles over the last several years. But, if you think Reed Hastings is shaking in his boots over encroaching competition you'd be wrong. The CEO says that Amazon will...
Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

What’s In A Name? Australia Wants Apple To ‘Change The Name’ Of The iPad Over 4G Incompatibility

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Looks like we may see another development today in Apple’s ongoing iPad/4G controversy in Australia. The country’s Competition and Consumer Commission is meeting with Apple in court again today to try to get Apple to officially change the name of the device when it is sold in Australia. Although many people...
What’s In A Name? Australia Wants Apple To ‘Change The Name’ Of The iPad Over 4G Incompatibility

Apple Demands Prototype iPhone Back

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If there were any remaining doubters about the authenticity of the prototype iPhone that was leaked earlier today, Gizmodo has posted a letter from Apple demanding the device back. The letter may seem like an odd admission by Apple, but appa......
Apple Demands Prototype iPhone Back

Ad-tech firm Marin Software's shares rise 26% in IPO

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Ad-tech startup Marin Software made its public debut this morning on the NYSE, netting a higher than expected price in early trading. The company, which will trade under the symbol MRIN, sold 7.5 million shares at $14. It was initially expected to sell 7 million shares in the $11...
Ad-tech firm Marin Software's shares rise 26% in IPO
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Syrian Electronic Army: pro-government propaganda, or just trolling for lulz?

Congressional Reps Question Feds Over Botched Domain Seizures

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The government's admission that it had (once again) mistakenly seized and censored a website for over a year when it dropped its case against Rojadirecta/Puerto80 has reminded everyone that Dajaz1 was not an isolate case. It was a part of a wider program where DHS (via ICE) and the DOJ...
Congressional Reps Question Feds Over Botched Domain Seizures

People Are Calling For This Apple Executive's Head

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Who's to blame for Apple's disappointing Maps experience?Fingers are pointing at Apple iOS software Vice President, Scott Forstall, and many say he should be fired over the mess.Forstall eloquently introduced Apple Maps to the world at its conference a few weeks ago. There was no mention of the service having...
People Are Calling For This Apple Executive's Head

Microsoft trolls anti-Internet Explorer trolls in new IE10 ad [video]

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Having lost its spot for having the world’s most popular Internet browser, Microsoft’s (MSFT) Internet Explorer is now clawing its way back up as Google’s (GOOG) Chrome continues become the browser of choice. In a rather risky move, Microsoft has launched a new video ad featuring an online troll who...
Microsoft trolls anti-Internet Explorer trolls in new IE10 ad [video]

Apple files terminal disclaimer for a design patent the California jury found Samsung to infringe

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Apple just notified the court of its filing of a terminal disclaimer for U.S. Design Patent D618,677, which is one of the patents that a California jury found Samsung to infringe. Apple's notice says: "This disclaimer moots Samsung's Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law, as set forth in...
Apple files terminal disclaimer for a design patent the California jury found Samsung to infringe

Open Letter to Blog Comment Spammers

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Photo credit: freezelight Dear “SEO Consulting Services New York” and you too “Starting A Home Business”, I have an admission to make: I don’t like comment spam. You are comment spammers. Our readers don’t like you. I don’t like you. You’re not welcome here. Our Akismet filter has been doing...
Open Letter to Blog Comment Spammers

Sean Parker and Lars Ulrich talk Napster vs. Metallica, hug it out with Spotify

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One of today's many, many Spotify announcements was that legendary thrashers Metallica would be coming to the streaming service. As part of the announcement CEO Daniel Ek brought out the bands notoriously outspoken drummer Lars Ulrich and Spotify board member Sean Parker who, as you might remember, had a...
Sean Parker and Lars Ulrich talk Napster vs. Metallica, hug it out with Spotify

Zuckerberg: mobile is our biggest challenge

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that the toughest challenge facing the social network today is adapting to the mobile computing shift. Bloomberg reports that Zuckerberg made the remarks in an interview at the Allen & Co. media conference last week, where the Facebook head was questioned on the difficulties he...
Zuckerberg: mobile is our biggest challenge

Open door: The readers' editor on… fixing and footnoting erring articles as soon as possible

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Editors, section heads and senior production staff have a wider responsibility to act, if they judge that there is a clear errorThe readers' editor's job is not just about the admission of error but the correction of it, too. When the role was established at the Guardian in 1997 there...
Open door: The readers' editor on… fixing and footnoting erring articles as soon as possible

How to cope with the Gmail redesign

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Reports are coming in from around the Internet that the Gmail redesign, which we were previously able to stave off with “revert to the old look temporarily”, is now forcing itself upon us. I too have succumbed to the new design, and have been forced to find ways to cope. Here’s...
How to cope with the Gmail redesign

LulzSec hacker neuron pleads guilty to Sony Pictures security breach

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An Arizona man has admitted hacking a Sony Pictures website and making off with personal information for thousands of individuals as part of a campaign by the LulzSec collective. Raynaldo Rivera, who was 20 years old when he was arrested in August, made the admission in a plea agreement recently...
LulzSec hacker neuron pleads guilty to Sony Pictures security breach

Google facing new privacy probes over Safari tracker, report says

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Google is reportedly facing new investigations in the United States and Europe over its admission that it was using code to bypass privacy settings on Apple’s Safari browser. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the Federal Trade Commission is looking into whether Google’s Safari actions violated its settlement with...
Google facing new privacy probes over Safari tracker, report says

Microsoft Evangelist confirms all Windows Phone 7 handsets will be upgraded to Windows Phone 8

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It seems while we were all worried whether our Windows Phone 7 handsets will be upgraded to Windows Phone 8, Portuguese readers were already reassured some time ago. In this video interview by Zwame, a Portuguese mobile forum, with Microsoft Evangelist Nuno Silva, Nuno rather explicitly makes it clear...
Microsoft Evangelist confirms all Windows Phone 7 handsets will be upgraded to Windows Phone 8

For first time, US military says it would use offensive cyberweapons

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For the first time ever, the Obama administration has publicly admitted to developing offensive cyberweapons that could be aimed at foreign nations during wartime. According to an article published Tuesday night by The New York Times, that admission came from General Keith Alexander, the chief of the military's newly...
For first time, US military says it would use offensive cyberweapons

AllThingsD: No native BlackBerry 10 Instagram app in sight

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The mobile OS that needs more big name apps to tether their wagons to insure a boost in user adoption is less one key photography app. According to AllThingsD, there is no native Instagram app in development for BB10 handsets -- at least for the foreseeable future. Quoting sources...
AllThingsD: No native BlackBerry 10 Instagram app in sight
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