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Google in New Privacy Probes

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Regulators in the U.S. and European Union are investigating Google Inc. for bypassing the privacy settings of millions of users of Apple Inc.’s Safari Web browser, according to people familiar with the investigations. Google stopped the practice last month after being contacted by The Wall Street Journal. The investigations —...
Google in New Privacy Probes

Booting Up: Sony Baloney Edition

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After projected losses of $6.4 billion, Sony will cut 10,000 jobs as part of its "One Sony" mission [Engadget] LinkedIn competitor Viadeo secures $32 million, will focus on Europe, China, Russia and other developing countries [The Next Web] Court: computer code does not constitute property [Gizmodo] Security company OneID is...
Booting Up: Sony Baloney Edition
Tim Hwang Isn't A Lawyer, But He Plays One Online

Court Says That Copying Code Is Not Really Theft Under The Law

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We've been pointing out for a while that copyright is not property and that infringement is not theft. And yet... some people can't seem to let this go -- insisting that both claims are true. Of course, one retort from our side of the discussion is the simple fact that...
Court Says That Copying Code Is Not Really Theft Under The Law

Kaspersky Lab is Working on its Own Super-Secure Industrial Operating System

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Mr. Kaspersky not looking supervillain-like at all. (Photo: flickr.com/cebitaus) Inspired by the behaviors of sophisticated malware such as Stuxnet, Flame, Duqu and Gauss, Russian billionaire and possible real-life Batman Eugene Kaspersky announced today that his Kaspersky Lab is developing a new operating system. Mr. Kaspersky’s announcement wasn’t heavy on details about...
Kaspersky Lab is Working on its Own Super-Secure Industrial Operating System

Cybercrime 'Much Bigger Than Al Qaeda'

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Malicious computer code written by terrorists or nations threatens national security and stability, Homeland Security chief says -- to agreement by security experts....
Cybercrime 'Much Bigger Than Al Qaeda'

US Court: Code isn't property, therefore it can't be stolen

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New York's Second Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that computer code cannot be stolen after acquitting former Goldman Sachs programmer Sergey Aleynikov. He'd been charged with property theft and economic espionage which carried an eight year prison sentence, but left court a free man after serving just a...
US Court: Code isn't property, therefore it can't be stolen

Alasdair Blackwell: 'All children should be taught how to code' - video

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Comment is free interviews: Alasdair Blackwell of Decoded explains the benefits of learning to write computer code and argues that all children should be taught programming in primary schools. He was interviewed earlier in the year at the Observer's TEDx eventElliot SmithTom HappoldPhil Maynard...
Alasdair Blackwell: 'All children should be taught how to code' - video

The Toy Story guys are making a talking toy--and it's amazing

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You likely haven't heard of one of the most ambitious startups to emerge this year. ToyTalk wants to revolutionize talking toys. FORTUNE -- Talking toys are a dime a dozen. But intelligent talking toys? Not so much. The amount of computer code and processing power needed to pick up on the...
The Toy Story guys are making a talking toy--and it's amazing

Other Companies Than Google Faced Big Risks in Attack, McAfee Says

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It’s not news that Google lost some intellectual property in the highly publicized cyber attack that targeted the Internet giant and many other companies. What is more surprising, the security firm McAfee says, is how the others could have also been victimized. The perpetrators in the Google case gained access...
Other Companies Than Google Faced Big Risks in Attack, McAfee Says
Apple patents iAd producer visual programming workflow
Codecademy's Zach Sims is leading a movement; now can he build a business?

Daily Report: Do You Speak Computer Code?

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The market for night classes and online instruction in programming and Web construction, as well as for iPhone apps that teach, is booming, reports Jenna Wortham in Wednesday's New York Times. People taking those classes say they are preparing for a future in which the Internet is the foundation for...
Daily Report: Do You Speak Computer Code?

DealBook: Ex-Goldman Programmer Is Arrested Again

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The Manhattan district attorney has charged Sergey Aleynikov, the former Goldman Sachs programmer, with state crimes related to his downloading of computer code from his onetime employer....
DealBook: Ex-Goldman Programmer Is Arrested Again

Technology and innovation in focus at Thinking Digital

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The north-east plays host to some leading digital thinkers and innovators for the next three days as the annual tech fest that is Thinking Digital gets underway. Sarah Hartley takes a look at what's in storeWith its mix of big name speakers and geeky workshops, Thinking Digital is already well-established...
Technology and innovation in focus at Thinking Digital

Google Attackers Gained Access to Computer Code - WSJ.com

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Google Attackers Gained Access to Computer Code - WSJ.com

Ex-CIA chief calls Stuxnet a good idea

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Gen. Mike Hayden tells "60 Minutes" that computer code which interrupted Iranian nuclear program that identity of author still unknown [Read more]...
Ex-CIA chief calls Stuxnet a good idea

Creating Art With Code

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Artist and software developer Casey Reas starts off drawing and sketching, and then he moves into computer code. In a new video posted by The Creator’s Project, Mr. Reas shows how, rather than write a poem, essay or fiction, his visuals are developed from “organizing logic and procedures.” Read More...
Creating Art With Code
Christian Louboutin Sells $1,700 Tech-Inspired Stilettos, But Doesn't Understand What 'Computer Code' Looks Like
Funding Daily: It's like the San Diego firework fiasco of investment
Startups: In Google's Backyard, Hackers Face Eviction

Programmer cleared of stealing code from Goldman Sachs

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Sergey Aleynikov has conviction dismissed out of hand by appeal judges after serving a year for copying trading softwareA former Goldman Sachs computer programmer has been freed from prison after a surprise ruling from a federal appeals court quashed his conviction for stealing computer code."Justice occasionally works," said Russian-born Sergey...
Programmer cleared of stealing code from Goldman Sachs

MakerBot Replicator impressions: the dawning of 3D printers in every home?

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There's something universally appealing about the concept of a 3D printer -- that concept being an automated system capable of turning computer code into real-world objects. I found myself forced to give a brief overview of the technology to AOL employees in our shared New York City office space...
MakerBot Replicator impressions: the dawning of 3D printers in every home?

Google's Big Chinese Competitor, Baidu, Is Setting Up Shop In Google's Backyard (GOOG)

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About six miles south of the Googleplex in Mountain View, Calif., is the town of Cupertino. And that's where Chinese search company Baidu is opening a new office that will be home to something called The Institute of Deep Learning. There, Baidu will be trying to build computers that mimic the human...
Google's Big Chinese Competitor, Baidu, Is Setting Up Shop In Google's Backyard (GOOG)
Software | Man Builds Tool for Hacking Comic Strips

Empowered by the code-assisted world

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How writing computer code can alter the way we think...
Empowered by the code-assisted world

Google's iPhone Tracking

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Google Inc. and other advertising companies have been bypassing the privacy settings of millions of people using Apple Inc.’s Web browser on their iPhones and computers — tracking the Web-browsing habits of people who intended for that kind of monitoring to be blocked. The companies used special computer code that...
Google's iPhone Tracking

Real hero of the Facebook story isn't Zuckerberg, it's the internet

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Without the 'permissionless innovation' enabled by the internet, Facebook would not have got off the groundThe number to watch is not the putative $100bn valuation but the 845 million users that Facebook now claims to have. The observation that if Facebook were a country then it would be the third...
Real hero of the Facebook story isn't Zuckerberg, it's the internet

Former Goldman Sachs Programmer Slapped With State Charges for Code Theft

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We’re getting word via Reuters reporters on Twitter that former Goldman Sachs programmer Sergey Aleynikov has been arrested on state charges of computer code theft. Reached for comment, Mr. Aleynikov’s attorney, Kevin Marino confirmed that his client is scheduled to be arraigned downtown this afternoon. The charges: copying scientific material and...
Former Goldman Sachs Programmer Slapped With State Charges for Code Theft
Kuato aims to teach kids programming through games
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