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Pocket partners with Matter, brings deep journalism to its read-it-later platform

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Read-it-later platform Pocket has closed its first publisher partnership with Kickstarter-funded media outlet Matter, the company announced today in a blog post. Following the agreement, Pocket users who are also Matter subscribers will be able to access the site’s long-form articles directly in Pocket, online or offline, using its Site...
Pocket partners with Matter, brings deep journalism to its read-it-later platform
Google+ Sign-In Sounds Simple For Users, But Lacks The Personal Info And Distribution Devs Need

Facebook to MessageMe: Keep Your Filthy Hands Off My Social Graph

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First it was Voxer. Then it was Vine. Now MessageMe has run afoul of Facebook’s possessiveness over it Social Graph. Sources in position to know tell AllThingsD that Facebook has cut off MessageMe’s access to the Facebook Friend Graph, preventing users of the mobile messenger app from searching for friends...
Facebook to MessageMe: Keep Your Filthy Hands Off My Social Graph

Clinch refreshes its social video-editing app to let you tap content posted on Twitter and Instagram

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We first reported on Clinch‘s social video editor when it hit the App Store back in September, a mobile app that helps its users create “enhanced video experiences”. In real terms, this means that Clinch combines videos, pictures and content from multiple sources, based on location and time, and can...
Clinch refreshes its social video-editing app to let you tap content posted on Twitter and Instagram
Poptip polls take instant pulse of the tweeting masses

Dropbox users complain of spam emails reminiscent of last year's data leak, company is investigating

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A thread on the Dropbox forums is filling up with reports of users getting sent spam email to addresses that have exclusively been used for the service. The uptick in spam has grown beyond just a few users, sparking some comparisons to last year’s data leak. Dropbox has taken notice...
Dropbox users complain of spam emails reminiscent of last year's data leak, company is investigating

LinkedIn: New security enhancements in pipeline

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LinkedIn has promised new security features above and beyond a switch to salting users’ passwords, as it continues to recover from the hack which saw 6.5m encrypted credentials leak from the site. ”We continue to execute on our security roadmap, and we’ll be releasing additional enhancements to better protect our members” the...
LinkedIn: New security enhancements in pipeline
Google Wallet's not just for credit cards; here's what it might hold in the future

Gmail for iOS gets notification support and persistent logins, brings joy to Apple mobile masses

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It took quite awhile for the official Gmail app to arrive for our Apple-toting friends, but when it debuted, it lacked many features enjoyed by Android users. Well, today the iOS Gmail app got a refresh that brings it a bit closer to the green bot version. Chiefly, notification...
Gmail for iOS gets notification support and persistent logins, brings joy to Apple mobile masses

Bogus Chrome update offers shadow real updates

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Google's recent upgrade of Chrome has sparked a new round of bogus updates of the Web browser from cybercriminals hoping to steal online banking credentials and perform other mayhem. Google released its upgrade Thursday, providing users with higher performing software and patching two-dozen security vulnerabilities. Because Google usually refreshes...
Bogus Chrome update offers shadow real updates
What Google Play means for Android developers
Eavesdrop web app lets Rdio users hear what friends are streaming without them knowing

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
With New Sign In Feature, Google Plus Makes Its Developer Pitch

How to avoid buying 13 laptops in 15 minutes, then shipping them to a stranger in Sacramento

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Last week I bought 13 laptops from WalMart.com. All were pretty cheap, between $500 and $700, but 13 of them added up to a rather hefty $8,000 bill on my MasterCard. There were only two problems: I didn’t...
How to avoid buying 13 laptops in 15 minutes, then shipping them to a stranger in Sacramento

Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

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Daniel Loeb, a major Yahooshareholder, is accusing CEO Scott Thompson of lying about his credentials. Loeb claims that Thompson does not have a bachelor's degree in computer science from Boston's Stonehill College. Yahoo's board was angrily informed of the discrepancy by Loeb on Thursday after they informed shareholders that Loeb...
Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree
Jawbone purchases two startups to boost design and health tech credentials

Flavors.me: A Dead Simple Way To Pull Your Online Presences Into One Place

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If you’re reading this post, there’s a good chance you have multiple online profiles scattered across various services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, and Twitter. And one problem you may face is pulling all of this information together to build a single online identity — be it for personal use, or to...
Flavors.me: A Dead Simple Way To Pull Your Online Presences Into One Place

Chevy Spark EV rated 'most efficient' retail car with 82-mile range, 119 MPGe

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All EVs have their own particular merits: some climb, some race, some only have three wheels, and some are even prone to melting. Chevrolet's Spark EV may not have any of these credentials, but now it's found the right feather to fit its cap as the "most efficient" retail...
Chevy Spark EV rated 'most efficient' retail car with 82-mile range, 119 MPGe

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
YouTube now lets you set up a Channel with your Google+ identity
Yahoo Voice website reportedly hacked, over 400,000 username and passwords made public

Amazon revamps AWS Management Console with mobile and tablets in mind, launches new Android app

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Amazon on Friday announced some significant tablet and mobile improvements to its AWS Management Console, which will be rolled out “on slightly different schedules” that the company did not reveal. Furthermore, the company released a new Console App for Android devices, which you can download now from here. First up,...
Amazon revamps AWS Management Console with mobile and tablets in mind, launches new Android app

Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art

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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. It's not like we're trying to out-weird ourselves, it just, somehow, keeps happening. At least one of this week's offerings (we'll leave it to you to figure out which) will possibly...
Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art

New Citadel malware variant targets Payza online payment platform

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A new variant of the Citadel financial malware is targeting users of the Payza online payment platform by launching local in-browser attacks to steal their credentials, according to researchers from security firm Trusteer.Citadel is a Trojan program designed primarily to steal online banking credentials, but is also associated with...
New Citadel malware variant targets Payza online payment platform

Apple takes AppleCare service technician training online, drops recertification exams

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An update to Apple's Service Training and Certification webpage reveals the company will soon drop a policy requiring AppleCare technicians renew their credentials every year, while initial training and testing are to be handled completely online.    ...
Apple takes AppleCare service technician training online, drops recertification exams
Honey Boo Boo Made The Best Facebook Ad Ever
'Flame' virus offshoot burns high-profile victims
LinkedIn: 'No emails have been published' following password leak, law enforcement investigating

NYPD Cop Accused of Hacking Many, Many of His Colleagues' Emails

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Awkward! (Photo: Flickr, Rev Stan) Well, here’s some not-particularly-reassuring news about one of New York’s finest: An NYPD detective named Edwin Vargas has been arrested for “computer hacking crimes.” The feds say Mr. Vargas shelled out $4,000 to an email hacking service to get log-in credentials for at least 43 email...
NYPD Cop Accused of Hacking Many, Many of His Colleagues' Emails
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