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Mobility Shows the Way Forward in 2013

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If you're one of those organizations that don't believe in the power of mobility, chances are you'll soon be termed as outdated. Because if you turn a blind eye to the potential of mobility--despite BYOD, consumerization of IT and its cousins that have stirred up a revolution--your competition will get...
Mobility Shows the Way Forward in 2013
"Killing It" Isn't Worth It

Apple Won’t Turn ‘Blind Eye’ to Supply-Chain Problems, Cook Says

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Apple Inc. is “attacking problems” with conditions at its supply factories and is committed to educating workers about their rights, Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said in an e-mail to his employees....
Apple Won’t Turn ‘Blind Eye’ to Supply-Chain Problems, Cook Says

Tim Cook Responds to Report on Working Conditions at Suppliers' Factories

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In the wake of yesterday's report regarding treatment of workers at the facilities of Apple's suppliers, Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent an email to company employees addressing the situation. As published by 9to5Mac, the email highlights Apple's efforts to oversee compliance with company standards for workers' rights and the...
Tim Cook Responds to Report on Working Conditions at Suppliers' Factories

Dear Andy Dunn

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What? You thought that publicly calling out prominent groups of people didn’t open you up to some criticism yourself? You know what they say about people who write open blogs. Now, don’t get me wrong. It’s healthy to criticize, especially those with the kind of unchecked power that often goes...
Dear Andy Dunn

Nearly half of IT shops ignore BYOD

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A multinational survey more than 3,000 workers revealed that they believe their IT shops turn a blind eye toward the use of mobile devices for business purposes, either because theyre unaware of it or because theyre actively ignoring it....
Nearly half of IT shops ignore BYOD
Ex-Color employee sues company and Bill Nguyen for abuse, intimidation and emotional distress

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Exclusive: Publisher sues Tumblr over porn pics

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It’s finally happened. In a case with big implications for the booming market in photo-sharing, a publisher is suing popular blogging site Tumblr for copyright infringement. In a complaint filed Friday in Manhattan, Perfect 10 claims Tumblr failed to remove unauthorized photos posted by its users. The company, which sells...
Exclusive: Publisher sues Tumblr over porn pics

U.S. Turns a Blind Eye to Opium in Afghan Town - This is how the US military officially begins the policy of drug legalization

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U.S. Turns a Blind Eye to Opium in Afghan Town - This is how the US military officially begins the policy of drug legalization

Kleiner Perkins Gender Discrimination Suit Turns Into a Case of "They Said, She Said"

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High-profile venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers today unequivocally denied the accusations of its partner Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination lawsuit, saying it was her own performance that kept her from advancing at the firm. The case is now a matter of “they said, she said,” with two entirely...
Kleiner Perkins Gender Discrimination Suit Turns Into a Case of "They Said, She Said"
iPhone 5 assembly lines allegedly shut down in Foxconn strike

Despite Financial Destruction, Greece Not Favoring Open Source Software

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As you may have heard, Greece isn't having the best fiscal time of things these days. Oddly, as Glyn Moody noted previously, such dire straits haven't really gotten the country to focus on the important things when it comes to the internet and technology. Now, unless a few open source...
Despite Financial Destruction, Greece Not Favoring Open Source Software

How to protect your PC from PRISM

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Thursday afternoon, a bombshell dropped: two leading reports claimed that the U.S. government has been spying on emails, searches, Skype calls, and other electronic communications used by Americans for the last several years, via a program known as PRISM. According to the reports, the Web's largest names--AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google,...
How to protect your PC from PRISM
How tin gets from deadly Indonesian mines to smartphones and tablets

Apple CEO Cook Hurt by Insinuation of Indifference, Doesn't Deny Problems

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Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly emailed employees about conditions at factories in China. Apple will dig and "undoubtedly find more issues," but it won't turn a blind eye. - Apple CEO Tim Cook is quot;deeply troubled quot; and quot;concerned quot; about issues within the Apple supply chain and accidents that...
Apple CEO Cook Hurt by Insinuation of Indifference, Doesn't Deny Problems

2015: A social art movement tackling poverty, one image at a time

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2015 is a site recently launched in the Middle East, which invites users to submit their own creations – whether photographs, videos or pieces of writing – to a public gallery. There is, however, a socially conscious twist to the kind of content being shared. The best place to start when...
2015: A social art movement tackling poverty, one image at a time

Chinese Activists: Apple Knew About Safety Problems, Didn’t Act in Time

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In response to a New York Times report about poor worker safety, last week Apple CEO Tim Cook sent his employees an internal memo stating that the company is a safety leader and would never, “stand still or turn a blind eye to problems in our supply chain.” However,...
Chinese Activists: Apple Knew About Safety Problems, Didn’t Act in Time

The Telegraph goes behind a paywall in the UK, free online access now restricted to 20 articles a month

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The Telegraph goes behind a paywall in the UK, free online access now restricted to 20 articles a month

Viacom: Google, YouTube Founders Willfully Ignored Infringement

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With the release of court filings in the three-year old copyright infringement suit between Viacom and YouTube, we’ve seen the video share site argue that it is not liable for infringing videos uploaded to its site, as it claims protection under the safe harbor provision of the Digital Milennium Copyright...
Viacom: Google, YouTube Founders Willfully Ignored Infringement

Googler Waxes Poetic About Twitter, the 'Benjamin Button of Startups'

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Mr. Petrov (Photo: G+) Tech writing can sometimes lack a certain je ne sais quas. Pumped with technical jargon like so many steroids pulsing through the blood of Lance Armstrong, it can be difficult to make product reviews and spec reports as moving as a piece of literature. But goddammit if...
Googler Waxes Poetic About Twitter, the 'Benjamin Button of Startups'

The Valley Needs A Valleywag -- Or Something

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Here’s an unpopular opinion, especially on TechCrunch: The Valley needs a new Valleywag. On any given day, beneath the hype cycle of startups threatening to launch, then getting their VCs to blog/tweet about their launch threats, then pre-launching, then fueling PR/hype about their pre-launches, then putting up a special access code...
The Valley Needs A Valleywag -- Or Something
Facebook promises to crack down on hate speech after boycott campaign

Woolwich attack: caution urged over crackdown on extremist websites

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Theresa May's comments prompt internet experts to warn that rush to ban websites would be crude and counterproductiveExperts have urged caution in the face of pressure on internet companies to remove extremist websites and calls by MPs and others for a clampdown on the dissemination of online jihadist rhetoric.The home...
Woolwich attack: caution urged over crackdown on extremist websites
Selling Software That Kills

Beware of cheap imitations? Copycat startups deserve media coverage if they’re good enough

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You can’t beat the real thing. That’s what they say, isn’t it? So much focus is placed on ‘original’, ‘authenticate’ and ‘genuine’, as companies strive to differentiate themselves from their competitors. The power of the brand, for many, is worth more than the product itself, as consumers see the brand...
Beware of cheap imitations? Copycat startups deserve media coverage if they’re good enough
Google+ Introduces "Communities" To Replace Old School Groups, Forums And Message Boards

Intellectual Ventures sues two more companies, says infringers 'pose real threat to innovation'

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Intellectual Ventures CEO Nathan Myhrvold. Nathan Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures on Tuesday filed its second complaint against Canon and first against Ricoh for infringing on its patents dealing with printing technology. IV approached both companies and tried to engage in licensing discussions, but those obviously never panned out. This follows a series of...
Intellectual Ventures sues two more companies, says infringers 'pose real threat to innovation'
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