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Dear Apple: deleting your users' apps without notification is rude and arrogant

ISO civility in online comments

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The Internet is full of awful people saying awful things to each other. At least, that’s the impression you’d get from reading most comment sections of most Web sites. From site to site and topic to topic, comments are consistently a black eye. Despite years of attempts to massage, curate,...
ISO civility in online comments

Apple's Leadership and Magic Shine Through

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Last week Apple delivered an incredible line up of new products at their special event with the iPhone 5 being its centerpiece. Apple's entire core executive team came out one by one to deliver a winning event that showed us once again, that the Crazy Ones of Cupertino still have...
Apple's Leadership and Magic Shine Through

Amazon Web Services blames power loss for outage that’s knocking some sites offline

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Amazon Web Services is once again experiencing hiccups, suffering service interruptions that are knocking some sites offline. The problems are occurring at the company’s facilities in Northern Virginia, the same location that was impacted by a massive failure last year that gave the Seattle company’s cloud computing services a black...
Amazon Web Services blames power loss for outage that’s knocking some sites offline

Lawsuits and regulatory investigations turn IPO into a black eye for Facebook, underwriters and Nasdaq

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Facebook, its underwriters and the Nasdaq exchange continue to face scrutiny over the company’s $16 billion initial public offering, as a number of investors have filed lawsuits and regulators have called for investigations. Facebook’s stock closed at $32 today, up more than three percent since yesterday but still down from...
Lawsuits and regulatory investigations turn IPO into a black eye for Facebook, underwriters and Nasdaq

Will Crowdfunding Crowd Out Venture Capital?

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Venture capitalists have been getting a black eye to go with their blue shirts. A recent report from the Kauffman Foundation slammed VCs for “shortchanging” investors, pointing out that public markets deliver better returns. The next day, Fred Wilson, general partner at Union Square Ventures and prominent VC blogger,...
Will Crowdfunding Crowd Out Venture Capital?

VMware Is Bringing SAP's Lightning-Fast Database, HANA, To It's Brand New Cloud (VMW, SAP)

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VMware today demonstrated its new cloud computing service that takes on the 800-pound gorilla, Amazon. No one really expects that this new cloud, named the vCloud Hybrid Service, will really damage Amazon's lock on the cloud computing market, any more than IBM's, HP's, Google's and Microsoft's clouds will. However, VMware...
VMware Is Bringing SAP's Lightning-Fast Database, HANA, To It's Brand New Cloud (VMW, SAP)

Verizon’s LTE outage problems just won’t stop

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Verizon’s struggles to keep its LTE network running consistently continue. Wednesday morning, Verizon Wireless reported on its Twitter feed that it is looking into customer complaints about its 4G service going down, and Engadget and Phandroid are reporting network outages in several markets ranging from Phoenix to Indianapolis. According to...
Verizon’s LTE outage problems just won’t stop
Carrier IQ is getting serious about privacy with surprising new hire

LinkedIn Tries to Reassure Users

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LinkedIn moved to reassure customers about the security of their data, following a password theft that caused a black eye for the social-networking service....
LinkedIn Tries to Reassure Users

Silicon Sweatshops: Another black eye for Apple supplier

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Silicon Sweatshops: Another black eye for Apple supplier
Hacked Burger King account embarrasses brand-friendly Twitter
Sprint To Get A 'Version 2.0′ Of The All-Touch Z10 Later In 2013, Reports Claim

Amazon issues statement following last weekend’s outage

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Amazon Web Services offered a few more details on the outage that struck its Northern Virginia data center over the weekend, an outage that knocked popular services such as Netflix and Instagram offline. Here’s the statement that Amazon issued Monday: Severe thunderstorms caused us to lose primary and backup generator...
Amazon issues statement following last weekend’s outage
Amazon: Don't Install the Kindle for iOS Update We Just Sent You

The Road to IPO: New Opportunities and Market Trends

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Ticker image via AshDesignThe more things change, the more they stay the same. This French proverb predates the information age by more than a century, but it is a good mantra for today’s beleaguered IPO market. On the “change” side, the Internet has disrupted and transformed business and society at...
The Road to IPO: New Opportunities and Market Trends

Yahoo Probes Password Theft

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Yahoo is investigating a data breach that allowed a hacker group to download about 453,000 unencrypted user names and passwords in another black eye for the Internet company....
Yahoo Probes Password Theft

Critical Java vulnerability made possible by earlier incomplete patch

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The critical Java vulnerability that is currently under attack was made possible by an incomplete patch Oracle developers issued last year to fix an earlier security bug, a researcher said. The revelation, made Friday by Adam Gowdiak of Poland-based Security Explorations, is the latest black eye for Oracle's Java...
Critical Java vulnerability made possible by earlier incomplete patch

Facebook Shares Plummet on Day 2

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Shares in Facebook plunged on their second day on the stock market, a black eye for all those involved with the social networking company going public....
Facebook Shares Plummet on Day 2

Electrical storms rattle Amazon Web Services, taking Netflix and others offline

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For the second time this month, Amazon Web Services is suffering after power got knocked out at its datacenter in northern Virginia. “We can confirm that a large number of instances in a single Availability Zone have lost power due to electrical storms in the area. We are actively working...
Electrical storms rattle Amazon Web Services, taking Netflix and others offline

Cookiegate Another Privacy Black Eye For Google

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Call it “Cookiegate” — or “Safarigate” perhaps. Late last night we got the Wall Street Journal’s piece: “Google’s iPhone Tracking: Web Giant, Others Bypassed Apple Browser Settings for Guarding Privacy.” Danny covered the article and its claims... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Cookiegate Another Privacy Black Eye For Google

ZTE Geek unveiled with 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ and a terrible name (video)

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Oh ZTE you cheeky monkey. Towards the end of day one at IDF in Beijing, we stumbled upon this awkwardly titled Android Jelly Bean phone that is the Geek at ZTE's booth. Needless to say, this is yet another phone powered by an Intel processor -- a 2GHz Clover...
ZTE Geek unveiled with 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ and a terrible name (video)

Five Questions for Peter Mosley

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I love to get the chance to rant and rave. I am not one for self promotion, and this is not posted here for that reason. There are several items in the article, kindly done and posted by Daniel Milstein, that have caused quite a bit of turmoil - comment-wise...
Five Questions for Peter Mosley

Apple's Maps Is A Black Eye, Nothing More

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Editor’s Note: Jim Dalrymple is a former Editor at Large at Macworld, and contributing expert on Apple-related topics on CNN, Fox, CBS and ABC. You can follow Jim on Twitter at@jdalrymple, and on his blog The Loop. With the release of iOS 6 last week, Apple introduced a brand new...
Apple's Maps Is A Black Eye, Nothing More
Data Centers | The NFL Could Have Avoided a Super Bowl Blackout, Says Amazon Engineer
Critical bug in newest Java gives attackers complete control of PCs

Making Smartphones Without Condoning Poor Work Conditions

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NEWS ANALYSIS: In the wake of Apples black eye from the reports of poor working conditions at its Foxconn contract manufacturing operations in China, there is at least one other company thats willing to pay close attention to how its production workers are treated. - After writing an article about...
Making Smartphones Without Condoning Poor Work Conditions
Michael Jackson's back catalog allegedly stolen in last year's Sony hacking debacle

LinkedIn Tries to Reassure Users Following Password Theft

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LinkedIn Corp. moved to reassure customers about the security of their data, following a password theft that caused a black eye for the social-networking service. LinkedIn said in a blog post over the weekend that it had received no reports that member accounts were breached as a result of the...
LinkedIn Tries to Reassure Users Following Password Theft
Photoshop Touch coming to the iPad, reminds us Adobe finally gets mobile
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