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Verizon serves up GameTitanium, giving customers 150 on-demand Android games for $5.99 a month

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Wanting to take the hassle out of Android downloads and limiting the possible spend on the Google Play marketplace, Verizon has teamed up with Exent to offer its Android customers access to its new GameTanium service, offering hundreds of games for $5.99 a month. If you’re a Verizon customer with...
Verizon serves up GameTitanium, giving customers 150 on-demand Android games for $5.99 a month

Banks: Hackers more aggressive in attacking customer accounts

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A survey of large financial institutions shows they faced more attacks by hackers to take over customer banking accounts last year than in the two previous years, and about a third of these attacks succeeded....
Banks: Hackers more aggressive in attacking customer accounts

Jawbone's MyTALK personalisation service hacked; names, emails, hashed passwords compromised

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Jawbone, maker of speakers, headsets and personal activity trackers, today began warning users of its MyTALK personalisation service that it has been targeted in an “isolated” attack that has seen names, email addresses and hashed passwords compromised. In its email, Jawbone states that it doesn’t believe there has been “any...
Jawbone's MyTALK personalisation service hacked; names, emails, hashed passwords compromised

Kodak selling online photo-sharing services to Shutterfly

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Shutterfly has agreed to pay $23.8 million for the online Kodak Gallery business, which includes the transfer of Gallery customer accounts and images in the U.S. and Canada to Shutterfly....
Kodak selling online photo-sharing services to Shutterfly

Wyndham hotels face hack charges

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US officials allege that more than half a million customer accounts were compromised after hackers overcame inadequate security measures....
Wyndham hotels face hack charges
Java-based cyberattack hits developers at Microsoft, Facebook, Apple
Why IBM desperately needed to buy SoftLayer

DealBook: Online Betting Site Intrade Halts Operations

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The online betting site Intrade said that it had halted trading and frozen customer accounts after it had discovered potential financial irregularities....
DealBook: Online Betting Site Intrade Halts Operations

Can You Buy Your Way Into The Cloud?

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“We blew it in the 1990s. By running applications on the client, client/server was meant to put information at your fingertips. But all we did was to create distributed complexity and fragmented data. CEOs have come to hate IT because they can’t get what they want from it.” That was...
Can You Buy Your Way Into The Cloud?
RapidShare unveils Dropbox competitor RapidDrive
Misconfigured Apache sites expose user passwords, other private data

Apple Is Blowing PayPal And Amazon Away In Payments With 400 Million Accounts (AAPL, EBAY, AMZN)

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Apple CEO Tim Cook just revealed that the company has 400 million active accounts with credit cards registered for its online stores—in other words, iTunes and the App Store. That's more than PayPal, which has 110 million active accounts (out of 232 million total), and Amazon.com, which reports having 152...
Apple Is Blowing PayPal And Amazon Away In Payments With 400 Million Accounts (AAPL, EBAY, AMZN)

Fusion-io's Flash Madness Slows Down as Apple and Facebook Trim Orders

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Shares of Fusion-io, the company that uses flash memory to enhance servers in data centers, are falling like crazy. Seems forecasts for the coming quarter came in below the aggressive projections of Wall Street analysts. Having risen more than 3 percent to $20.09 on the New York Stock Exchange today,...
Fusion-io's Flash Madness Slows Down as Apple and Facebook Trim Orders

LinkedIn Is Barely Profitable Because It Hired 531 Sales And Marketing Execs Last Year (LNKD)

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LinkedIn may have more than doubled revenue last year to $522 million but it actually rendered itself less profitable by nearly tripling its sales and marketing costs.It earned net income of just $26 million. The company could have been a lot more profitable if it hadn't increased its sales...
LinkedIn Is Barely Profitable Because It Hired 531 Sales And Marketing Execs Last Year (LNKD)

Shutterfly only bidder for Kodak Gallery accounts

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Online photo service Shutterfly has emerged as the only bidder for the customer accounts and images of Kodak Gallery online photo services business, the companies said Wednesday....
Shutterfly only bidder for Kodak Gallery accounts

ShoeDazzle Is Bringing Subscriptions Back, This Time At $9.95 A Month For Free Shipping, Discounts, And Other Perks

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It’s been about three months since ShoeDazzle founder Brian Lee took back his CEO role at the L.A.-based e-commerce startup. Since then, the company has been undergoing massive changes: a reorganization aimed at refocusing the company on shoes and accessories; the introduction of new celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe to bolster...
ShoeDazzle Is Bringing Subscriptions Back, This Time At $9.95 A Month For Free Shipping, Discounts, And Other Perks

Vindicia partners with Boku to let consumers pay for online goods with their mobile

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On-demand billing platform Vindicia has announced a partnership with mobile platform Boku, which will allow its gaming clients such as Moshi Monsters, Poptropica, Binweevils, Trion, Cryptic and Activision Blizzard, to bill via mobile phone operators. Vindicia provides marketing and selling automation to digital companies, and with the addition of mobile...
Vindicia partners with Boku to let consumers pay for online goods with their mobile
AT&T announces 10,000 square foot Chicago flagship store with advanced displays, biometric security (plus photos of new iPad POS system)

Alice.com raises $3.6m in funding

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E-commerce upstart Alice.com announced last night that it has raised $3.6m in funding. The company, which we reviewed in 2009, operates a marketplace through which consumers can purchase household goods, such as batteries and soap. It recently surpassed 1m customer accounts, and last year expanded into Europe with the acquisition...
Alice.com raises $3.6m in funding

Construction company, bank, settle dispute over $345,000 cyber heist

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A Maine construction company that sued its bank after losing $345,000 in an online banking heist settled its dispute after a protracted legal battle that raised questions about a bank's responsibility in protecting customer accounts against cyber fraud....
Construction company, bank, settle dispute over $345,000 cyber heist

1M User Strong, PlanetSoho Makes it Easy for Small Businesses to 'Get Paid' On-the-Go

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Last week, SohoOS, celebrated hitting its 1M user milestone by rebranding as ‘PlanetSoho.com‘. Originally designed as a utility for SOHO (small office, home office) businesses — main features being Invoicing, Web Presence and Contact Management — the rebranding also represents a shift from pure utility to a community hub for...
1M User Strong, PlanetSoho Makes it Easy for Small Businesses to 'Get Paid' On-the-Go

Enterprise Cloud Storage And Peer-To-Peer Backup Service Symform Raises $11M

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Cloud storage and backup service Symform has raised $11 million led by WestRiver Capital, with participation from existing investors OVP and Longworth Capital. The Symform Cloud Storage Network provides businesses with unlimited offsite cloud storage and backup services. Symform says its global network encrypts, shreds, and geo-distributes data, providing a...
Enterprise Cloud Storage And Peer-To-Peer Backup Service Symform Raises $11M

Twitter's new security plugs only some holes, experts say

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Twitter's long overdue rollout of two-factor authentication doesn't plug every angle of attack and won't guarantee that customer accounts aren't compromised in future, experts have warned. Twitter introduced its secure two-factor option earlier this week after an accelerating number of hijacks against high-profile and corporate users, including The New...
Twitter's new security plugs only some holes, experts say
Cloudscaling, HP update their OpenStack clouds

Apple announces 40 billion App Store downloads, 500 million active accounts

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Apple today announced that it has seen over 40 billion app downloads, half of which were downloaded in 2012 alone, from a total over 500 million customer accounts. The company says that December 2012 was a record-breaking month, with Apple seeing more than 2 billion downloads during the last month...
Apple announces 40 billion App Store downloads, 500 million active accounts
AT&T stores will start moving to iPad-based Point of Sales by early next year

First Look: Simple Reimagines Banking

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You and I probably don’t see eye to eye on everything. You may not agree with my taste in music, or my politics, or my positions on the Oxford comma and tucking in of collared shirts (pro, and only when worn with a tie). But regardless of your race, creed,...
First Look: Simple Reimagines Banking
ZipList’s everywhere recipe box lures 1 million cooks

Shutterfly Makes $23.8 Million Stalking-Horse Bid For Kodak’s Online Gallery Business

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Eastman Kodak has just announced that Shutterfly has made a $23.8 million stalking-horse bid for certain assets of its Gallery online photo services business. After filing for bankruptcy in January, the company revealed that it would phase out its digital cameras, pocket video cameras and digital picture frames businesses. The...
Shutterfly Makes $23.8 Million Stalking-Horse Bid For Kodak’s Online Gallery Business

Shutterfly To Buy Kodak’s Online Photo Sharing Platform For $23.8M

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After filing for bankruptcy, Kodak is announcing that it will be selling off parts of its online photo services business Kodak Gallery for $23.8 million. The buyer? Online photo sharing platform Shutterfly. Basically, the terms of the agreement include the transfer of all Gallery customer accounts and images in the...
Shutterfly To Buy Kodak’s Online Photo Sharing Platform For $23.8M
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