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Snooper's charter rests on 'pretty heroic assumptions', MI5 boss told MPs

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Committee report supports government's claim on need for communications data bill but says proposals require further workThe government's plans to track everybody's web and mobile phone use rest on some "pretty heroic assumptions", the head of MI5 has told MPs and peers.The disclosure comes in a report from the intelligence...
Snooper's charter rests on 'pretty heroic assumptions', MI5 boss told MPs

Larry Ellison LOVES Facebook (ORCL, FB, SPLK)

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Larry Ellison used to be obsessed with Facebook, he said while onstage today at the AllThingsD's D10 conference. He's finally over it ... hasn't used it for a while. "For three months I was obsessed and on it all time," he said. "I'm ok now. I'm no longer spending my...
Larry Ellison LOVES Facebook (ORCL, FB, SPLK)
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Why Comcast Will Crush Netflix

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I’m sitting in my rental car outside of eBay headquarters on a rainy day in San Francisco. I’m about to step into my second day delivering an Outthinker workshop to group of technology execs from various companies. Television news here centers on the rapidly reorganizing technology landscape: the Yelp IPO,...
Why Comcast Will Crush Netflix

What companies must do to survive the decade

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Companies all over the world are becoming increasingly worried about their ability to innovate and compete in the fast-changing technology world. That's according to GE's third annual "Global Innovation Barometer" released Jan 17. Read full article >>...
What companies must do to survive the decade

Vimeo debuts Focus Forward, a film series about the big ideas in tech

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There’s no time like the present to be using technology to do something really big. Of course, a lot of people and companies are already doing just that — but unfortunately, they don’t always get the kind of wide exposure they deserve. That may be partly because the media coverage...
Vimeo debuts Focus Forward, a film series about the big ideas in tech

Samsung promises data speeds of 'tens of gigabits per second' by 2020 after making 5G breakthrough

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Some parts of the world, such as China, have yet to launch 4G networks, but already Samsung is promising to deliver high speed 5G wireless data connections to consumers by 2020. The claim comes as the firm announced it had developed its first core technology for fifth-generation networks. The Korean tech giant...
Samsung promises data speeds of 'tens of gigabits per second' by 2020 after making 5G breakthrough

Here's The Game-Changing Technology That's Going To Kill Rosetta Stone

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Scientists at Carnegie Mellon have invented software that promises a significant improvement in English-speaking ability in just 10 hours. The software, Carnegie Speech, is already widely available. Their CEO, Paul Musselman, told us their technology is superior to other programs because it can actually identify speech problems and tailor the...
Here's The Game-Changing Technology That's Going To Kill Rosetta Stone

The Nimble Dance of a Rich Legacy Software Company

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SAS Institute, a traditional leader in data analysis software, has looked vulnerable to challenges that include a host of new rivals and fast-changing technology. But the company has rewritten its software, adopted it for cloud computing and developed easy-to-use visual tools....
The Nimble Dance of a Rich Legacy Software Company

Sponsored post: The future of BI for Hadoop is here

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Everyone agrees: There has been a lot of hype around big data. There are differing views, however, on if that hype has been or will be met. The promise has been elusive. We believe this is because people were trying to solve today’s problems with yesterday’s technology. The truth is...
Sponsored post: The future of BI for Hadoop is here
Yahoo re-launches iPhone app with deep integration of Summ.ly acquisition, redesigned article pages
A more sustainable cloud through transparency & change

Cisco Innovates to Provide More Nimble Network Security

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Cisco reveals new features and technologies aimed at helping organizations cope with the rapidly changing technology environment....
Cisco Innovates to Provide More Nimble Network Security
Bill Gates: Robots Will Be The Next World-Changing Technology (MSFT)
Study Says Most IT Guys Are Ignorant

We just joined the 10,000 club on Facebook

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We’ve been hard at work building GeekWire over the past 16 months, striving to bring you top-notch technology news and fun community events. It hasn’t been easy running a 24-7 news operation with just three of us, but we love what we do and we’re humbled that so many of...
We just joined the 10,000 club on Facebook

Check Out The Things People Said To Score A Free Ticket To This Elite Conference

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Business Insider is preparing to host the IGNITION West conference on March 21, and this week we promised free tickets to 10 VentureBeat readers who could make a good case for going. Instantly, the responses started coming in. And the laughter started up in the events office. So we...
Check Out The Things People Said To Score A Free Ticket To This Elite Conference

Facebook's 4 Biggest Risks

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Facebook, whose stock is trading on public markets for the first time today, has had an incredible rise - from zero to 900 million users in just over eight years. In the fast-changing technology world, though, today's Facebook can quickly become tomorrow's MySpace. Make no mistake: Everyone's favorite social network faces...
Facebook's 4 Biggest Risks

Snooper's charter 'should be replaced by strengthening of existing powers'

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Privacy campaigners opposed to communications data bill call for Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to be expandedPrivacy campaigners have called for the lifting of restrictions on the use of existing police and security service powers to monitor the communications of terror suspects, as an alternative to the intrusive £1.8bn "snooper's...
Snooper's charter 'should be replaced by strengthening of existing powers'
What companies must do to survive the decade

The White House Says They'd Love for You to Be Able to Unlock Your Phones So Take It Up With Congress

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Kid that better not be a jailbroken phone. (Photo: blogcdn.com) At the end of January, it became technically illegal for you to unlock your phone without your carrier’s permission, even if your contract had expired. The call was made by the Librarian of Congress, who (for some reason) oversees exceptions to...
The White House Says They'd Love for You to Be Able to Unlock Your Phones So Take It Up With Congress

Oracle Fires Warning Shot At Cisco With Network Virtualization Buy

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With its purchase on Monday of Xsigo Systems, Oracle is beginning a move into network virtualization, a potentially game-changing technology that is already disrupting old-school networking vendors like Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks. The deal comes only a week after VMware bought Nicira - another network virtualization startup. Oracle did...
Oracle Fires Warning Shot At Cisco With Network Virtualization Buy

MPs call Communications Data Bill 'honeypot for hackers and criminals'

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Select committee attacks home secretary over proposals to make internet and mobile phone companies track and store all users' activity on their networksThe home secretary, Theresa May, has been told by peers and MPs that her proposed £1.8bn "snooper's charter" for internet monitoring will be a "honeypot for hackers and...
MPs call Communications Data Bill 'honeypot for hackers and criminals'

Path Settles With FTC Over Privacy Row, Will Pay $800K And Establish New Privacy Program Including Outside Audits

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Path’s 2012 included a major hiccup when it was discovered in February last year that the app uploaded user address books in their entirety to its servers. The company quickly responded by deleting the data and apologizing for the transgression, but the damage was done: The FTC levied charges against the startup, and today...
Path Settles With FTC Over Privacy Row, Will Pay $800K And Establish New Privacy Program Including Outside Audits

Does Storing Your Documents In 'The Cloud' Mean The Gov't Has Easier Access To It?

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This post is part of the IT Innovation series, sponsored by Oracle & Intel. Read more at ITInnovation.com. Visit the Resource Center for the latest in whitepapers, tools and webcasts. Of course, the content of this post consists entirely of the thoughts and opinions of the author.One of the...
Does Storing Your Documents In 'The Cloud' Mean The Gov't Has Easier Access To It?

Obama and Romney Campaigns Adopt Square for Funding

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Social media was a game-changing technology that helped alter the course of the 2008 presidential election. For 2012, mobile payments could be the transformational technology, as millions of political supporters are given the ability to collect money on smartphones for candidates using Square smartphone readers....
Obama and Romney Campaigns Adopt Square for Funding

THE APPLE INVESTOR: Why Did Apple Chose To Go After Samsung Now? (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Up Despite Rocky Market  Markets are off in early trading with shares of AAPL bucking the trend up nearly 1%. Investors remain focused on the revamped iPhone 5 launch next month; iPad...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Why Did Apple Chose To Go After Samsung Now? (AAPL)

Obvious Corp. Wants its Startups to Build the Next Wikipedia, Not Zynga

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Last week two startups launched out of Obvious Corp., the incubator hybrid started by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone. One is Medium, a blogging platform that came out of nowhere. The other is Branch, a discussion board I’ve been anticipating since co-founder Josh Miller wrote about his company’s...
Obvious Corp. Wants its Startups to Build the Next Wikipedia, Not Zynga

Vivint reviews future: A promising outlook ahead

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This sponsored post is produced by Vivint, Inc.  In late 2012, the Blackstone Group, a global investment firm, reached a deal worth nearly $2 billion with Provo, Utah-based Vivint that would enable it to own over 50 percent of the premiere home automation company — and offer Vivint the resources...
Vivint reviews future: A promising outlook ahead
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