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Apple's Bob Mansfield's "un-retirement" partially due to Forstall exit

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Apple's hardware engineering head Bob Mansfield made the mysterious decision to return from retirement only two months after announcing it earlier this year. His choice was at least partially influenced by the exit of iOS software head Scott Forstall. That's according to multiple sources speaking to AllThingsD, who claim Mansfield...
Apple's Bob Mansfield's "un-retirement" partially due to Forstall exit

Scott Forstall Reportedly Forced Out of Apple

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Earlier this evening, Apple announced a major change up in their executive management. Most notably, Apple Senior Vice President of iOS Software Scott Forstall will be leaving. Forstall moved over to an advisory role effective immediately, and will ultimately depart Apple in 2013. As Senior Vice President of iOS Software,...
Scott Forstall Reportedly Forced Out of Apple

Reuters suffers second hack, as Twitter account posts pro-Syrian government messages

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Reuters suffered its second Web security breach in 48 hours after hackers took control of its Twitter account dedicated to technology news, changing the focus to the Middle East and posting a series of pro-Syrian government tweets to its 17,500 followers. The issue was first noticed late Saturday (US time...
Reuters suffers second hack, as Twitter account posts pro-Syrian government messages
How certification requirements are holding back console gaming

Panasonic Toughpad A1 clashes with FCC, goes the distance

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It's been a long time coming, but Panasonic's hardy, Honeycomb-decked tablet looks like it might be ready for butter-fingered customers. The FCC's stable of tests aren't revealing much we didn't already know about the Toughpad, but be assured that its WiFi and Bluetooth capabilities are both fit for use....
Panasonic Toughpad A1 clashes with FCC, goes the distance

Samsung ATIV Smart PC hands-on

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You've seen the little brother, you've seen the dock, now behold the wonder that is the Samsung ATIV Smart PC. The clearest difference between the two devices: this guy's a lot beefier, thanks in no small part to its 11.6 inch (1366 x 786) display -- it's bigger, it's...
Samsung ATIV Smart PC hands-on

Damascus online after blackout

www.bbc.co.uk
Internet services in Syria's capital resume after a two-day blackout, as clashes between government forces and rebels around Damascus intensify....
Damascus online after blackout

Samsung Slapped with Antitrust Investigation by European Commission

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If anyone thought Samsung's global clashes with Apple were bad, they were probably right, but they might be nothing compared to what the company just got slammed with. Long story short, the European Commission has launched an antitrust investigation against Samsung. The goal is to see if the company tried...
Samsung Slapped with Antitrust Investigation by European Commission

Look out, ex-Windows chief Sinofsky is blogging again

www.geekwire.com
Steven Sinofsky. (Microsoft File Photo) He couldn’t stay away from the keyboard for long. Steven Sinofsky, the former Microsoft Windows president, launched his own blog today called “Learning by Shipping” — promising to share “thoughts and perspectives on product development, management, and the process of bringing new products to market.” Sinofsky was...
Look out, ex-Windows chief Sinofsky is blogging again

Marissa Mayer planning to reveal her plans for Yahoo's turnaround tomorrow

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The first "all hands" meeting of a CEO is always a time for high drama, so we're expecting big things tomorrow. New boss Marissa Mayer is telling employees about her plans to turn around the faded internet giant on Tuesday, with the same slides she used in closed-door board...
Marissa Mayer planning to reveal her plans for Yahoo's turnaround tomorrow

TNW's Daily Dose: Syria's Internet goes dark, Apple builds new digs and more

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The Syrian Internet goes down amid clashes with the government, Apple starts to build its new home in Santa Clara, Spotify reveals its top of the pops and Samsung cuts back on its drinking. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday...
TNW's Daily Dose: Syria's Internet goes dark, Apple builds new digs and more

Google change will alert Chinese users when search terms are being censored

www.guardian.co.uk
Search giant says update will stop errors that are triggered by sensitive words and often make the site temporarily unusableGoogle is changing its search service in China so that it will warn users when they are using terms likely to trigger interference from the authorities and suggest ways around the...
Google change will alert Chinese users when search terms are being censored

Ex-Microsoft Employee: Sinofsky Was 'Tearing The Company Apart From The Inside' (MSFT)

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Microsoft's decision to part ways with Steven Sinofsky was surprising, but it wasn't sudden. Former Microsoft employee Hal Berenson says on his blog that he heard months ago Sinofsky was going to leave after the launch of Windows 8. Berenson also has some gossip about why Sinofsky is out. His...
Ex-Microsoft Employee: Sinofsky Was 'Tearing The Company Apart From The Inside' (MSFT)

Iraqi Government Shutters Television Stations It Doesn't Like

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Some of us had hoped that the liberation in Iraq would finally produce an example of a once clamped-down, dictatorial regime giving way to a pluralistic government in the Middle East. The theory was that after years of oppressive rule by the minority Sunni population, an inclusive government would...
Iraqi Government Shutters Television Stations It Doesn't Like

Tony Fadell: Apple's Forstall 'got what he deserved'

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The "father of the iPod" says that the ouster of iOS overseer Scott Forstall -- with whom he'd had his own clashes -- was the right thing for Apple. [Read more]...
Tony Fadell: Apple's Forstall 'got what he deserved'

Occupy Protests in Spain Inspire Anonymous to 'Operation Spain'

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You’d think this was expected. Large protests against austerity measures have roiled Spain as demonstrators rallied across Madrid on Tuesday. The protests have been spawned by economic woes and targeted politicians and government facilities. They climaxed Tuesday night with protesters surrounding the Spanish congress building in action dubbed “Occupy Congress.”...
Occupy Protests in Spain Inspire Anonymous to 'Operation Spain'

'War Correspondents' In Mexico Address Mainstream Media Shortcomings, Use Twitter To Spread Information

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In Mexico’s drug-war-torn cities, a small number of Twitter users affected by narco violence are acting as war correspondents to the masses, providing a public-safety alert system of sorts, according to a recent research paper from Microsoft, called “The New War Correspondents: The Rise of Civic Media Curation in Urban...
'War Correspondents' In Mexico Address Mainstream Media Shortcomings, Use Twitter To Spread Information

Tech-savvy college hires bring integration, communication challenges to IT workplaces

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College graduates receiving their diplomas this year were teenagers when the first iPhone debuted and Facebook allowed anyone to create a profile. As this tech-saturated generation enters the IT workforce their familiarity with technology -- especially consumer products -- can lead to communication and work style clashes with more...
Tech-savvy college hires bring integration, communication challenges to IT workplaces

Another Future Clash: How Will The Law Deal With Autonomous Vehicles

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So much of what we seem to talk about is really the clash of disruptive innovation and the opportunity it creates with the existing infrastructure (business, legal, physical) and how they seem to clash in ways that tends to limit and/or delay the innovation. Sometimes you can see these clashes...
Another Future Clash: How Will The Law Deal With Autonomous Vehicles

No app for that: Apple's false ad suit over Amazon Appstore thrown out

arstechnica.com
One of the more unusual tech clashes of the past year or two has involved Apple's crusade to control how its competitors use the term "app store." The company has sparred with Microsoft and other competitors in both US and European trademark offices over whether Apple should be able...
No app for that: Apple's false ad suit over Amazon Appstore thrown out
Former Windows lead Steven Sinofsky returning to Harvard Business School to teach this Spring

India begins issuing summons to Web users accused of "inflammatory" content

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The Indian government’s efforts to ‘clean up’ social media are continuing after officials revealed that they have begun sending legal notices to Twitter users who they believe stirred ethic tensions by posting inflammatory and controversial content. The government suspended the sending of multiple SMSes and blocked a series of websites...
India begins issuing summons to Web users accused of "inflammatory" content

Regulatory clouds over Google have largely cleared

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Google once appeared headed for major clashes with regulators -- in the United States or Europe, or both -- as government officials sought to curb alleged abuses by one of the world's most powerful and profitable technology companies. But the clouds over Google's Silicon Valley headquarters have largely cleared over...
Regulatory clouds over Google have largely cleared
The New York Times and the Sulzberger Soap Opera: 3 Takeaways
Google stops warning Chinese citizens of potential censorship in searches
Lanyrd Monetizes By Charging Companies To Track Conference Speaker Activity

Swimming with the whale: Coexistence, clashes the norm for Facebook developers

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Facebook has created a booming app economy that's made plenty of developers rich. It's also forcing a lot of them to lose sleep. [Read more]...
Swimming with the whale: Coexistence, clashes the norm for Facebook developers

BioShock Infinite, ludonarrative dissonance, and "next-gen game design"

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Ever since BioShock Infinite came out, we’ve seen articles sort of criticizing its level of violence and how that clashes with its story. Alongside this, we’re seeing an increasing amount of observations about the “ludonarrative dissonance” that exists when you try to mix a deep storyline with a shooter....
BioShock Infinite, ludonarrative dissonance, and "next-gen game design"

3 Ways to Stop Fighting With Your Team!

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Conflict between founders and team members is among the most insidious problems that can cripple a startup company. Problems can arise on teams of just two or three people, and even in startups that work with regular freelancers or independent contractors. Often, conflict starts so subtly you hardly notice...
3 Ways to Stop Fighting With Your Team!
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