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Why Path Pissed People Off

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There’s a reason why today’s news that Path was uploading its users’ entire address book to its database was stunning — all this time Path has been positioning itself as one of the good guys! … Sort of an alternative to Facebook … a kinder, gentler social network that only...
Why Path Pissed People Off

Intel caught out using cheap thermal paste in Ivy Bridge?

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For all the good stuff it brings, Ivy Bridge has also been running a little hotter than reviewers and overclockers might have liked -- and that's putting it mildly. A few weeks back, Overclockers.net discovered a possible culprit: regular thermal paste that sits between the CPU die and the...
Intel caught out using cheap thermal paste in Ivy Bridge?

Mac botnet grows to 600,000, 274 of them in Cupertino

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Russian security firm Dr Web warns that at least 600,000 Macs are infected and part of a growing botnet, further disputing the notion that Mac OS X is free of malware. 76% of these Macs are located in the US and Canada, with another 13% in the UK.Possibly more embarrassing for Apple...
Mac botnet grows to 600,000, 274 of them in Cupertino
Copy protection means some DirecTV subs will need new gear to watch HBO
Can Two Young Entrepreneurs Disrupt A Market And Solve The High Cost Of Hearing?

Vanishing neutrons could be travelling to a parallel universe

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Time to break out your theoretical physics cap for a moment. A new idea about the cause of neutron loss (a phenomena in which neutrons seem to momentarily disappear), is pushing the boundaries of easy to conceptualize science. Zurab Berezhiani and Fabrizio Nesti of Italy's University of l'Aquila have...
Vanishing neutrons could be travelling to a parallel universe

Is Apple's iMessage Killing Texting After All?

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I was wondering when this was going to happen. As soon as Apple launched iOS 5 last year, many of us in the tech press took one look at its iMessage feature and thought the same thing: The carriers are screwed. This week, we saw the first sign that that...
Is Apple's iMessage Killing Texting After All?
Cloud: Suckerfish, Mashitup, Bitch, And Other Names Banned by Google Apps

Why Gmail went down: Google misconfigured Chrome's sync server

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Portions of the Internet panicked yesterday when Gmail was hit by an outage that lasted for an agonizing 18 minutes. The outage coincided with reports of Google's Chrome browser crashing. It turns out that the culprit was Chrome's sync server, which allows users to sync bookmarks and other browser...
Why Gmail went down: Google misconfigured Chrome's sync server
Europe and Asia adopting Windows 8 at double U.S. rate (plus more juicy Windows 8 data)

Why NBC Can't Make Money from Its Latest "Saturday Night Live" Viral Video

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“Saturday Night Live” used to worry that people would watch the sketch show on the Web. Now it embraces the idea. The show even hires a social media agency to push links and embed codes out early Sunday morning, after a new episode airs, so it will get maximum exposure....
Why NBC Can't Make Money from Its Latest "Saturday Night Live" Viral Video

What Ever Happened to Intranets?

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Back in the mid-1990s when the Web was young, corporate Intranets were popping up at companies all over the place. They were usually quick and dirty efforts that often involved off-the-shelf parts and little (if any) programming. The idea was to produce a corporate Web portal that was just...
What Ever Happened to Intranets?

OS X Mountain Lion Officially Drops Suport for Some Older 64-Bit Macs

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With Apple having seeded the golden master build of OS X Mountain Lion to developers earlier this week, the company has locked in which Macs will support the forthcoming version of the operating system. While the machine requirements have been known for some time, the seeding of the final public...
OS X Mountain Lion Officially Drops Suport for Some Older 64-Bit Macs
Is your new MacBook Air crashing frequently? Blame Google Chrome

DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it

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We're entering a world of mainstream 64-bit computing -- whether we like it or not. Just weeks after Adobe started requiring 64-bit Macs for CS6, DICE's Rendering Architect Johan Andersson has warned that some of his company's 2013 games using the Frostbite engine will need the extra bits as...
DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it

Iran may have committed cyber-attack on BBC

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As two satellite feeds into Iran were jammed, the news source also experiences a denial-of-service attack. The BBC's director-general believes the Iranian authorities are the culprit. [Read more]...
Iran may have committed cyber-attack on BBC

Woz worries about cloud computing

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Cloud computing is obviously here to stay but that doesn’t mean all of us like the idea of putting our personal data onto what is essentially a shared resource beyond our control. No less a tech icon than Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak expressed his reservations on this topic this weekend. “I...
Woz worries about cloud computing
City of Oakland, FCC identify source of police radio interference: AT&T

LED backlight major culprit in iPad heat issue, says expert

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The new iPad has twice as many LEDs as the iPad 2, which means more heat from those LEDs and from the battery, a display expert tells CNET. [Read more]...
LED backlight major culprit in iPad heat issue, says expert
TV broadcast viewing is losing eyeballs to DVR, mobile, & the web

Boot up: LinkedIn 'hacker targets eHarmony', Google Maps go offline for Android, and more

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Plus Microsoft kills Zune, and Facebook to imminently launch app store?A quick burst of 11 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamFacebook App Center Launch >> Business InsiderTake with this health warning: This looks like it's from one source. And note the following paragraph: "This...
Boot up: LinkedIn 'hacker targets eHarmony', Google Maps go offline for Android, and more

Facebook for Android Bug Holds Lessons for Developers, Users

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App updates may not seem like a big deal. Sure, they fix bugs and provide fun stuff like new features and enhanced user interfaces. But they can also patch potentially serious security holes. Case in point: a recent Facebook vulnerability found in the company's Android software developer kit (SDK). A...
Facebook for Android Bug Holds Lessons for Developers, Users

Guess What? Copying Still Isn't Stealing

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Every time you think we're done seeing totally ridiculous arguments about file sharing, the old really silly ones pop back up. Musician Logan Lynn has written a pretty silly rant on Huffington Post entitled Guess What? Stealing Is Still Wrong. And, indeed, it is. But nowhere in the article does...
Guess What? Copying Still Isn't Stealing

Google Voice Founder Tackles Conference Calls

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Uberconference debuts today as a new interface for conference calls — those terrifically annoying occurrences that people in business deal with on a daily basis. What’s notable about the product is it comes from Craig Walker, the founder and CEO of GrandCentral, which became Google Voice. Walker was also formerly...
Google Voice Founder Tackles Conference Calls

Fox and Universal titles blocked from Apple TV's iCloud, HBO is the culprit

www.engadget.com
Another season, another reason for Cupertino to update its major product lines (hello new iPad!) and one particular hobby: Apple TV. The revamped box, now imbued with an ability to stream videos in 1080p, will allow users to download previous iTunes store purchases from the iCloud. But before you...
Fox and Universal titles blocked from Apple TV's iCloud, HBO is the culprit
Vicious Circuit: Ad Services Can Kill Your Traffic Dead
BYOD: The downside is beginning to show

Even Apple Is Getting Hammered By The Europe Mess (Or Is This A Deeper, Darker Problem?) (AAPL)

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As analysts crawl through Apple's disappointing quarterly results to try to pinpoint the exact causes of the miss, several points leap out. One of them is Europe. Until recently, people in Europe seemed willing to go without food, water, and air for a while if it meant having enough money...
Even Apple Is Getting Hammered By The Europe Mess (Or Is This A Deeper, Darker Problem?) (AAPL)

Apple sunsets a few 64-bit Macs with Mountain Lion, video drivers likely the culprit

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Apple is well-known for wanting a close spread in hardware requirements with OS X upgrades, having dropped PowerPC like a hot potato when Snow Leopard arrived just three years after the Intel switch. Whether or not you're a fan of that policy, it's certainly carrying forward with Mountain Lion....
Apple sunsets a few 64-bit Macs with Mountain Lion, video drivers likely the culprit

Phone companies see loss of broadband subscribers for first time in Q2, cable continues to gain

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It wasn't all that long ago that the phone company was the source for internet access, first with traditional dial-up and later with DSL. That quickly began to change as cable companies started offering their own alternative, though, and the AP is now reporting that the second quarter of...
Phone companies see loss of broadband subscribers for first time in Q2, cable continues to gain
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