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J.J. Abrams wants 'Star Wars' sequel to tell 'personal, intimate, and emotional' story

Australian, European carriers irked over iPad 4G badging

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Apple's emphasis on LTE support for the new iPad is sparking a conflict with carriers outside of North America, according to statements given out later on Friday. In the wake of a "backlash" from European carriers, The Australian understood that local carriers Telstra and Optus would both avoid making any...
Australian, European carriers irked over iPad 4G badging

Mahdi 'Messiah' malware targeted Israel, Iran PCs

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Trojan with references to Islam, Farsi language, and Israel-Iran conflict is found on hundreds of PCs in the Middle East. [Read more]...
Mahdi 'Messiah' malware targeted Israel, Iran PCs

Privacy bouhaha reveals Google's split personality

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Latest Google Internet controversy highlights conflict between privacy protection and advertising demands. [Read more]...
Privacy bouhaha reveals Google's split personality

U.S. Eyes Pushback On China Hacking

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The Obama administration is considering a raft of options to more aggressively confront China over cyberspying, officials say, a potentially rapid escalation of a conflict the White House has only recently acknowledged....
U.S. Eyes Pushback On China Hacking
Medal of Honor Warfighter multiplayer and campaign details revealed

Nokia Publishes Policy on Conflict Minerals

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Nokia, the Finnish phone maker, published a policy explaining how it deals with the issue of "conflict minerals," or minerals that come from areas engaged in warfare. Some of these end up being used to make consumer electronics like laptops, smartphones and cameras....
Nokia Publishes Policy on Conflict Minerals

Syria's Internet shutdown leaves information void, may signal escalating war

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Syria's civil war went off­line Thursday as millions of people tracking the conflict over YouTube, Facebook and other high-tech services found themselves struggling against an unnerving national shutdown of the Internet. Read full article >>...
Syria's Internet shutdown leaves information void, may signal escalating war
News.me kills iOS apps in response to restrictive Twitter guidelines, shifts focus to Digg

Nokia publishes conflict mineral policy, wants more support

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Nokia today published a policy document to explain publicly the steps it has taken in to prevent the illegal trade of natural resources in its supply chain. It hoped to assuage phone owners that the materials it was getting were both eco-friendly and socially responsible. The policy mostly reflects existing...
Nokia publishes conflict mineral policy, wants more support

How to stay sane as an entrepreneur

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A friend who studied entrepreneurship recently started his own company. After being on the sidelines and writing about entrepreneurs for years he decided to leave the academic world and venture out on his own. Two weeks ago we were having dinner and he asked me a simple question: how do...
How to stay sane as an entrepreneur
SEC now requiring US manufacturers to investigate purchases of potential 'conflict minerals'

Sony stalls video service plans over net-neutrality concerns

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Sony is reportedly stalling its plans to develop a streaming television service, amid fears over potential net-neutrality conflicts. The company's vice president and general manager of global video, Michael Aragon, has finally confirmed rumors surrounding the service, however he told attendees at Variety's Entertainment & Technology Summit that the plans...
Sony stalls video service plans over net-neutrality concerns
How tin gets from deadly Indonesian mines to smartphones and tablets
Syrian conflict extends to cyberspace as hackers fabricate events through blogs and Twitter

Developers dish on iCloud's challenges

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With services like Dropbox, Google Docs, and even IMAP email, users today expect their data to remain up-to-date and available on every device. iOS users want conflict-free access to their data--whether it's documents, in-game progress, or other details--on their iPads, iPhones, and Macs. Apple aims to satisfy that user need...
Developers dish on iCloud's challenges

The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

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The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave: Roger Kay for Forbes: With Windows 8, Microsoft entirely screwed the pooch. A badly conceived OS, designed to compete with Apple's iOS and yet remain a traditional PC, did neither. It only confused and repelled users. Windows 7, a decent replacement for...
The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

Reddit Debuts Original YouTube Series

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The new series is based off the popular thread "explain like I'm five." Just in case you need another reason to visit Reddit: The popular online community became the latest site to debut its own original programming on Monday, posting the first three episodes of its new web series...
Reddit Debuts Original YouTube Series
Creative Assembly's 'Viking: Battle of Asgard' headed to Steam
NSA had no 'direct access' to tech company servers, say CNET sources
Did the NSA have this PRISM t-shirt removed from Zazzle?
Watch this: the alien beat of microscopic life in 'Micro Empire'

Fake Wikipedia entry on Bicholim Conflict finally deleted after five years

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Consider this another cautionary tale against believing everything you read on Wikipedia, or the Internet in general. Wikipedia's volunteer editors recently removed an elaborate article that purported to describe the "Bicholim Conflict." The 4,500-word article spoke of an undeclared war between colonial Portugal and India's Maratha Empire that eventually...
Fake Wikipedia entry on Bicholim Conflict finally deleted after five years

Conflict over file sharing turns increasingly extreme

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Police raid the home of MegaUpload's Kim DotCom, a copyright offender, wielding automatic weapons. Anonymous publishes the social security number of a sports promoter that disagrees with them...are both sides hurting their causes by turning to increasingly tougher tactics?...
Conflict over file sharing turns increasingly extreme
90 Seconds on The Verge: Apple, Samsung, Foursquare, and Instagram

Huawei's Richard Yu confirms 8-core chip for 2H 2013, teases super slim P series phone for MWC

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We never thought our day could get any better after Huawei's Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu became available again for our CES stage interview (there was originally a "last minute urgent conflict"), but our man was also kind enough to share a couple more scoops with us. First...
Huawei's Richard Yu confirms 8-core chip for 2H 2013, teases super slim P series phone for MWC

Use of 'Conflict Minerals' Gets More Scrutiny

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Certain minerals, mined in strife-torn Africa and used in products like cellphones, are part of a debate before the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read more »...
Use of 'Conflict Minerals' Gets More Scrutiny

Obama Administration: ACTA Is Binding & Don't Worry Your Pretty Little Heads About TPP

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We've covered how Senator Wyden has been pressing the administration on ACTA and TPP concerning the process behind both agreements. The State Department has now responded by admitting that ACTA is, in fact, binding on the United States. Under international law, the ACTA is a legally binding international agreement. By...
Obama Administration: ACTA Is Binding & Don't Worry Your Pretty Little Heads About TPP

Hipmunk Adds Calendar Integration To Mobile Apps For Trip Planning Bliss

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Hipmunk, the flight and hotel search startup known for its snazzy user interfaces, has done it again. The company today is rolling out a new integration for its mobile apps with popular calendar applications (right now it works with iCal, Google Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook.) Essentially, this makes the often...
Hipmunk Adds Calendar Integration To Mobile Apps For Trip Planning Bliss

TPP Text On Fair Use Leaks; US Proposals Are Really About Limiting Fair Use, Not Expanding It

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About a month ago, we were slightly encouraged by the public statement from the USTR that it was adding language to the TPP agreement that embraced "limitations and exceptions" to copyright law -- even as we believe that it's wrong to call fair use rights "limitations and exceptions" when they're...
TPP Text On Fair Use Leaks; US Proposals Are Really About Limiting Fair Use, Not Expanding It
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