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Path 2 uploads your address book, but says it’s to ‘match friends’ and will be opt-in soon

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Developer Arun Thampi was doing a bit of hacking around with Path 2, trying to get a version of it running on OS X as an experiment, when he discovered that the app actually uploads your entire address book when it is launched. This obviously raised concerns about what the app...
Path 2 uploads your address book, but says it’s to ‘match friends’ and will be opt-in soon
"Unethical" HTML video copy protection proposal draws criticism from W3C reps

Some pages boost engagement with posts about Super Bowl: So what?

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Facebook page posts about the Super Bowl garnered an engagement rate twice as high as posts unrelated to the game on Sunday, according to data from 1,400 of Buddy Media clients. Social enterprise software company Buddy Media looked at the difference in average engagement rate between page posts that included...
Some pages boost engagement with posts about Super Bowl: So what?

Game Group shares suspended

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Game over? Fears for future of retailer after its shares were suspended on the London Stock Exchange and it admitted the business has no valueFears for the future of retailer Game have intensified after its shares were suspended and it admitted the business has no value.The company, which operates 1,300...
Game Group shares suspended

Apple offers iPad refunds in Australia following legal action over ‘misleading’ 4G advertising

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Apple is offering buyers of the new iPad in Australia the opportunity of a full refund, after the Cupertino-based company was taken to court for “misleading” consumers over support for a national 4G mobile network, according to ABC News. Earlier this week, The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took issue with the...
Apple offers iPad refunds in Australia following legal action over ‘misleading’ 4G advertising
Apple Now Giving Away Snow Leopard To MobileMe Customers For Free

North Korea’s reported mobile phone ban is false, says the country’s only operator

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Last month, the world was shocked as reports claimed that authorities in communist North Korea had banned the use of mobile telephones during the mourning period following the death of Kim Jong-il. However, it has emerged that the story is untrue and no ban is in place there. According to...
North Korea’s reported mobile phone ban is false, says the country’s only operator

HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE delayed at customs due to 'ITC exclusion order'

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We just got received a statement from HTC indicating the the One X for AT&T and the EVO 4G LTE for Sprint have been delayed at customs due to an "ITC exclusion order". The US availability of the HTC One X and HTC EVO 4G LTE has been delayed...
HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE delayed at customs due to 'ITC exclusion order'

Incredible: Google I/O 2012 tickets sell out in less than 30 minutes

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We knew that Google I/O was going to be popular, but we didn’t expect demand to be so huge that tickets would sell out in a matter of minutes. That’s what happened at 7am PDT, when Google pushed live the registration page for Google I/O tickets. Requiring visitors to sign...
Incredible: Google I/O 2012 tickets sell out in less than 30 minutes

Oracle to Court: Let's Try SAP Again

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Here we go again. It looks like one of the ugliest trials in the history of the software industry is about to repeat itself. Last year the judge offered Oracle a choice. Accept a judgement of $272 million in damages, that had been reduced from $1.3 billion awarded at trial...
Oracle to Court: Let's Try SAP Again

Microsoft Office for iOS and Android Arriving in November?

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BGR reports that Microsoft is planning to launch Office for iOS in November this year, with the source claiming first-hand knowledge of the software running on an iPad. With the app's splash screen referring to it as "Office for iOS", the source also speculates that the app may also be...
Microsoft Office for iOS and Android Arriving in November?

Is the law criminalising 'improper' Twitter use a menace? | Amanda Bancroft

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Everything from jokes to racism is covered by section 127 of the Communications Act. Clarification is neededPaul Chambers. Sir Olly C. Joshua Cryer. The one thing the three men have in common is that all have been found guilty of offences under section 127 of the Communications Act 2003 for...
Is the law criminalising 'improper' Twitter use a menace? | Amanda Bancroft
Confirmed: Waze Contributing To Apple’s iOS 6 Maps’ Crowd Sourced Traffic Data

Apple agrees to $2.25 million settlement in Australia over ‘misleading’ iPad 4G advertising

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Apple has agreed to pay settlement costs of a $2.25 million after it was accused of misleading the Australian public into believing that the new iPad was compatible with 4G networks in the country, according to The Australian. The Cupertino-based firm told a Federal Court hearing that it has agreed the...
Apple agrees to $2.25 million settlement in Australia over ‘misleading’ iPad 4G advertising

Apple Offers iPad Refunds to Australian Customers Misled about 4G

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Australian regulators had targeted Apple earlier today over the use of the term "4G" in advertising its new iPad. The issue stems from Apple's use of "4G" in its marketing terms for the cellular-capable models of the new iPad, while 4G LTE compatibility is actually only offered in the...
Apple Offers iPad Refunds to Australian Customers Misled about 4G

BBC Asked For Assurances On Pay-To-Download Scheme

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Development of a radical scheme under which UK viewers would pay to download new and old BBC TV shows is inching forward, after suppliers of those shows expressed qualified support. paidContent has learned the BBC executive wants to make all its shows, both new and archive, available for download-to-own...
BBC Asked For Assurances On Pay-To-Download Scheme

iMac Update Might Be Coming Sooner Rather Than Later

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Back in mid-May, a pair of Geekbench 2 benchmarks that claimed to be from unreleased MacBook Pro and iMac models appeared, setting off speculation that updates to both lines might be imminent if the entries were indeed legitimate. But with Apple not updating the iMac earlier this week at its...
iMac Update Might Be Coming Sooner Rather Than Later

Canonical prepping to launch Ubuntu as smartphone OS?

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Crawling the job posting boards over at Canonical turns up a pretty interesting position, one for a Business Development Manager (Ubuntu Phone OS). Now, we're not quite ready to jump to any conclusions here, but the wording of the listing is quite intriguing. The group is looking for a...
Canonical prepping to launch Ubuntu as smartphone OS?

Did Scalado Invent RIM’s Time-Defying BB10 Camera Technology?

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Remember that retro time-defying camera app that RIM unveiled alongside a few other BB10 features? You should — it happened this morning. Well, it would seem that the ability to search back through frames captured before the actual moment you pushed the shutter button has already been done. Nope, not...
Did Scalado Invent RIM’s Time-Defying BB10 Camera Technology?

AT&T announces throttling changes, now kicks in at 3GB or 5GB for LTE

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Anyone hoping for some truly unlimited "unlimited" plans is still out of luck, but AT&T has announced some changes (or a clarification, as it puts it) to its throttling procedures today that will at least give you a bit more room to work with. For customers on an unlimited plan...
AT&T announces throttling changes, now kicks in at 3GB or 5GB for LTE

Facebook allows post scheduling directly from pages without third-party tools

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Facebook page owners can now create posts and schedule them to appear a specific times by using a new feature in the page’s publisher. Previously, page owners had to use third-party tools like those from HootSuite or Buddy Media to schedule posts for future points in time. Now, users can...
Facebook allows post scheduling directly from pages without third-party tools

Apple fined $2.25m in Australia, as penalty for misleading 4G iPad ads is approved

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Apple’s proposed AU$2.25 million fine for misleading Australian consumers with advertising for its 4G-compatible iPad has now been approved by the judge in charge of the trial, just two weeks after being tentatively agreed. The suit was brought by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in March, when the watchdog claimed...
Apple fined $2.25m in Australia, as penalty for misleading 4G iPad ads is approved

Verizon Clarifies Discontinuation of Grandfathered Unlimited Data: Applies to New Subsidized Devices

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Verizon yesterday made headlines for comments from Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo revealing that the carrier is planning to discontinue its grandfathered unlimited data plans when the carrier rolls out new shared data plans this summer. Verizon dropped those unlimited data plans within months of introducing the iPhone early last...
Verizon Clarifies Discontinuation of Grandfathered Unlimited Data: Applies to New Subsidized Devices
Apple's desktop computers will get redesigned, says anonymous Apple exec

Microsoft official admits he misspoke regarding Windows Phone 8 updates

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This is why companies have to be careful in their external communication: if a spokesperson reveals relevant details about an anticipated product, the news is going to be reported. Such a situation happened just two days ago, when Microsoft employee Nuno Silva went on the record -- on video,...
Microsoft official admits he misspoke regarding Windows Phone 8 updates

AT&T is said to be unlocking iPhones for members of the US military

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Over the weekend, AT&T began unlocking devices for customers that have completed their contracts, as we reported, but they are now unlocking the Apple phone for a very special type of customer: the US military. The operator is reportedly now offering the option to those in the armed forces, according to...
AT&T is said to be unlocking iPhones for members of the US military

Microsoft: Daily being fed ‘bad info,’ promises clarification in ‘coming weeks’

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After a day of back and forth on the issue of whether Microsoft really is building Office for the iPad, and if so, when it will be submitted to the App Store, the company had one last bullet in its clip: “Great respect for The Daily but regrettably someone is...
Microsoft: Daily being fed ‘bad info,’ promises clarification in ‘coming weeks’
Microsoft SmartGlass and Internet Explorer for Xbox 360 video walkthrough

15-inch Series 7 Chronos with Ivy Bridge surfaces on Samsung's Canadian site

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When it rains it pours. Hot on the heels of announcing that 17-inch Series 7 Chronos laptop it teased back at CES, Samsung is doing the predictable sensible thing and refreshing the 15-inch version with an Ivy Bridge processor as well. So far, we see it listed on Samsung's...
15-inch Series 7 Chronos with Ivy Bridge surfaces on Samsung's Canadian site

Facebook adopts new terms of service and data use policy following low voter turnout

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Facebook adopted a new Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities on Friday after a user vote failed to generate enough response to be considered binding, according to a note on the Facebook Site Governance page. In its second-ever user vote, users had the option to vote...
Facebook adopts new terms of service and data use policy following low voter turnout
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