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IKEA puts away your TV cables, tech credentials

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If your abode has ever been touched by the space-saving hand of IKEA, you'll be familiar with its clever, pocket-friendly wares. Now, the Swedish furniture giant is bringing its quirky ideas into the technology market. Frustrated with cable spaghetti ruining the otherwise sharp lines of its TV storage units,...
IKEA puts away your TV cables, tech credentials

Bio is Changed: Yup, a Web app that tells you when your Twitter contacts update their profiles

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Bio is Changed (BIC) pretty much does what it says on the tin. If you want to know when any of your Twitter contacts update their profile information – including biography and profile picture – this Web app will notify you. First up, you have to sign-in with your Twitter...
Bio is Changed: Yup, a Web app that tells you when your Twitter contacts update their profiles

Apple unleashes OS X Mountain Lion Preview to Mac Developer Program

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You may still be purring your way through our in-depth preview, but Mountain Lion is now officially out of the bag, with Apple releasing a preview version of its latest OS X to the members-only Developer Program. If you're up to date on those $99/year dues, you can head...
Apple unleashes OS X Mountain Lion Preview to Mac Developer Program

Critics slam SSL authority for minting certificate for impersonating sites

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Critics are calling for the ouster of Trustwave as a trusted issuer of secure sockets layer certificates after it admitted minting a credential it knew would be used by a customer to impersonate websites it didn't own. The so-called subordinate root certificate allowed the customer to issue SSL credentials...
Critics slam SSL authority for minting certificate for impersonating sites

Apple defends green credentials of cloud computing services

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Greenpeace report named Apple among worst offenders for using highly polluting coal to power their data centresApple disclosed sensitive information about energy demand at the data centre housing its iCloud service for the first time on Tuesday, defending its green credentials in the face of a campaign by Greenpeace.In a...
Apple defends green credentials of cloud computing services

New water-resistant coating protects your phone, the planet (video)

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Water, the life-long foe of all things electrical. Protecting our digital finery from its evil infiltration is a task many have undertaken, and the latest battalion to join the foray is Daikin Industries. The chemical company is developing a water-resistant coating that could save many devices from a watery...
New water-resistant coating protects your phone, the planet (video)
Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn resigns

Zync unveils budget-friendly Z990, says it's India's first ICS tablet

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India's undoubtedly seen its fair share of cheap slabs, but if folks are willing to shell out a bit more than 2,000 or 2,900 rupees, they can end up snagging a better-specced piece of hardware. Priced at a modest 8,900 rupees (around $180), Zync's launching its Z990 7-inch slate,...
Zync unveils budget-friendly Z990, says it's India's first ICS tablet

Dropbox adds automatic photo uploads for Windows and Mac, up to 3GB just for using it

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Dropbox isn't short of aficionados, but it's undoubtedly lost some of its gleam since Google drove the cloud war into a frenzy. In response, Dropbox's devs have been at the squat rack pumping up their multimedia credentials, recently adding auto photo and video uploads to their Android app and...
Dropbox adds automatic photo uploads for Windows and Mac, up to 3GB just for using it

ZTE Era flagship phone brings Tegra 3, 4.3-inch qHD display, 7.8mm chassis

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We're just about to get hands-on with ZTE's latest high-spec ICS phone, the Era, but in the meantime here's a heads-up on the main credentials. The guts are all NVIDIA, with a Tegra 3 quad-core processor and an Icera HSPA+ modem. The display has 960 x 540 pixels spread...
ZTE Era flagship phone brings Tegra 3, 4.3-inch qHD display, 7.8mm chassis

Nokia Senior VP: PureView imaging technology will come to its Windows Phones

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We're sure many have fallen in love with Nokia's new cameraphone, but are perhaps not so willing to get back together with its Symbian OS. Fortunately, it looks like Nokia will be -- unsurprisingly -- gently placing its Pureview technology inside a future Windows Phone family member. Confirmed in...
Nokia Senior VP: PureView imaging technology will come to its Windows Phones
Microsoft said to be planning billion-dollar acquisition of enterprise social network Yammer

Anonymous attacks security firm as revenge for LulzSec arrests

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Hackers associated with Anonymous defaced about two dozen websites owned by Panda Security overnight, claiming the act was revenge for the arrests of LulzSec hackers. Panda's main site was not affected, but various subdomains were hacked to include a YouTube video of Anonymous and LulzSec exploits, and "what appeared...
Anonymous attacks security firm as revenge for LulzSec arrests

Apple offers refund over Australian 4G iPad confusion

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Confused over those Apple's liberal use of the 4G moniker? The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission reckons you have a point and took those concerns to Apple Australia. The company has now responded to the country's federal court, offering to contact -- by email -- everyone who bought the...
Apple offers refund over Australian 4G iPad confusion

AMD Piledriver cores will clock over 4GHz, employ 'resonant clock mesh'

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AMD's Trinity APU can do some remarkable things, but we still don't know exactly what magic ingredients make its Piledriver cores superior to the tepidly received Bulldozer. Now though, a firm called Cyclos claims it's supplying 'resonant clock mesh' power-saving technology for use in the new module. In speaking...
AMD Piledriver cores will clock over 4GHz, employ 'resonant clock mesh'

After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board

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As you probably know, former PayPal exec Scott Thompson was recently forced out of Yahoo, mere months after joining the beleaguered Internet company as chief executive officer. Thompson had misstated his credentials in regulatory filings and other places by claiming he had a computer science degree on his résumé. Now,...
After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board

Google offers unified profiles, begins merging Orkut with Google+

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Orkut has announced that users of Google's other social network can now use both from a unified profile. Those who plump for the change will find their details merged (using your Google+ credentials) and will now be subject to the same privacy and sharing settings. While popular in Brazil...
Google offers unified profiles, begins merging Orkut with Google+

Carrier IQ hires former Verizon privacy counsel Magnolia Mobley as Chief Privacy Officer

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It's been several months since Carrier IQ explained its data collection practices and responded to FCC and Senatorial inquiry about its privacy policies. Despite the fact that it's no longer in the headlines, Carrier IQ's still intent on improving how it handles consumer info. That's why the firm has...
Carrier IQ hires former Verizon privacy counsel Magnolia Mobley as Chief Privacy Officer
Apperian raises $12.4M to put your company’s apps on your iPad
Newvem pulls back the curtain on Amazon cloud usage
Yahoo Debuts Axis, Their New (And Impressive) Desktop And Mobile Search Experience

Hackers claim breach of China Telecom, Warner Bros. networks

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SwaggSec says it lifted more than 900 long credentials from the Chinese ISP and that the company did little to defend itself after it discovered the breach. [Read more]...
Hackers claim breach of China Telecom, Warner Bros. networks

Klik App Does Mobile Facial Recognition in Real Time

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Is taking pictures of your friends on your phone, tagging their names and uploading them just too darn hard? Now there’s a free helper app for that called Klik, which launches out of testing today on the iPhone. Using facial recognition, Klik can identify people even before a photo is taken...
Klik App Does Mobile Facial Recognition in Real Time

LinkedIn Was Breached. Now What Do You Do?

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Encoded passwords for 1 out of 25 LinkedIn users were posted to a Russian hacker site. As hackers work to crack those passwords, LinkedIn users would do well to quickly change their log-in credentials. Here is the important thing to note if you are worried about your password being taken....
LinkedIn Was Breached. Now What Do You Do?

Dashlane Speeds Up The Web With Instant Logins, Automatic Checkout And More

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The stealthy consumer Internet startup Dashlane, which had raised a $5 million Series A back in September, is today coming out of hiding with the launch of its public release. The company is offering a personal data assistant that aims to speed up access to websites through password-saving and online...
Dashlane Speeds Up The Web With Instant Logins, Automatic Checkout And More

With or Without Apple: Sparrow for iPhone Will Soon Get Push Notifications

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There are a fair amount of third-party iPhone email clients out there, but few ever received the kind of reception that Sparrow for iPhone got a few weeks ago. Sadly, though, unless you have a jailbroken iPhone or use a third-party service like Boxcar, you won’t be able to get...
With or Without Apple: Sparrow for iPhone Will Soon Get Push Notifications

UPenn Student Skips 4 Classes To Create This Awesome Instagram Resume

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Alice Lee, a 20-year-old UPenn* student from Cupertino, California, really wants to work for Instagram. Instagram is an iPhone app that lets you post pictures and follow people's picture streams in real time. It has been downloaded more than 15 million times. She created a website, Dear Instagram -...
UPenn Student Skips 4 Classes To Create This Awesome Instagram Resume

Orange announces first Intel-powered Android phone for Europe, codenamed Santa Clara

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Orange will be the first to offer a Medfield-powered Android phone in Europe. Codenamed Santa Clara, and arriving some time this summer, it looks pretty similar to Intel's reference model -- in both design and specs. The phone totes a 4-inch 600 x 1024 display, with a solid 8-megapixel...
Orange announces first Intel-powered Android phone for Europe, codenamed Santa Clara
With iOS 6, Apple and Facebook unite for non-stop social networking

PSA: Google Play offers 24/7 phone support for apps, books, movies and music

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Maybe it got lost in the transition from Android Market to Google Play, but it's come to our attention that Mountain View's now offering phone support for any issue related to its shop. The deal's fairly simple; if you happen to run into any troubles with apps, tunes, books...
PSA: Google Play offers 24/7 phone support for apps, books, movies and music
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