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Consumer Backlash over Samsung's Launch of Faster Galaxy S4

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Korean consumers are increasingly voicing their great displeasure over rumors that Samsung Electronics Co. is set to soon roll out with a new variation of the Galaxy S4, the latest version of its flagship Galaxy smartphone line-up, which will access the so-called LTE Advanced network, industry sources said Friday....
Consumer Backlash over Samsung's Launch of Faster Galaxy S4

Apple Makes a Wrong Turn With Maps

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Apple made a rare strategic blunder in unseating Google's map software from its mobile devices, sparking a worldwide consumer backlash....
Apple Makes a Wrong Turn With Maps
Op-ed: Blocking used games unlikely to kill the console game market

Amazon deluged with complaints over Yodel's poor delivery service

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More than 5,000 customers call for Amazon to join John Lewis, Matalan and Mothercare in ditching parcel carrier YodelAmazon is facing mounting consumer backlash over its use of delivery company Yodel, with shoppers complaining of missing and damaged goods and orders that never turn up.In the past week alone more...
Amazon deluged with complaints over Yodel's poor delivery service

Facebook Should Follow Its Own Principles

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About a year ago, Facebook suffered a tremendous consumer backlash over its changes to the Terms of Service. To quell the uproar, Facebook introduced a set of Principles. Through a "Facebook site governance" vote, users voted on whether these Principles should serve as the foundation for governing the site." At...
Facebook Should Follow Its Own Principles
Uber wins battle against price-fixing legislation in Washington, DC

Consumer Backlash Against Apple Maps Surprised Waze CEO

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On Monday, Waze CEO Noam Bardin took the stage at AllThingsD's Dive Into Mobile conference and talked (via Mashable) about how his company didn't think Apple Maps would be "that good" but that it underestimated consumer reaction to Apple's service. The social turn-by-turn navigation company had assumed that Apple Maps...
Consumer Backlash Against Apple Maps Surprised Waze CEO

'Six Strikes' programs from ISPs & MPAA ignites in nine days: Here's what you need to know

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In nine days, five major ISPs — Comcast, AT&T, Time Warner, Verizon, and Cablevision — will activate the Copyright Alert System, colloquially known as the “six strikes” program. Implementation of the program has been delayed for nearly a year, while the various ISPs, studios, and publishers hammered out the details.The...
'Six Strikes' programs from ISPs & MPAA ignites in nine days: Here's what you need to know

Microsoft Is Tired Of Listening To All The Windows 8 Bashing (MSFT)

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Frank Shaw, Microsoft's head of corporate communications, thinks some of the Windows 8 critics out there need to take a chill pill.  In a Friday blog post, Shaw linked to stories that ran this week in The Economist and Financial Times as examples of media outlets getting carried away in depicting Windows...
Microsoft Is Tired Of Listening To All The Windows 8 Bashing (MSFT)

Microsoft: That Windows 8 "New Coke" Analogy is Silly

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Will the launch of Microsoft’s forthcoming update to Windows 8 next month be the company’s “New Coke” moment? Is its rumored plan to revive the traditional “Start” button it killed when it debuted Windows 8 a massive and humiliating reversal of course following an ill-concieved reimagining of the company’s flagship...
Microsoft: That Windows 8 "New Coke" Analogy is Silly
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