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Apple's 'Find My Phone' Feature Keeps Sending People To This Poor Guy's House (AAPL)

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Apple's "Find My iPhone" feature lets people track a lost or stolen iPhone to make it easier to recover, and for the past two years, it's mistakenly sent dozens of people to Wayne Dobson's house in Las Vegas, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The 59-year-old retiree is no thief and...
Apple's 'Find My Phone' Feature Keeps Sending People To This Poor Guy's House (AAPL)

Random House accused of 'predatory' contracts for new ebook imprint

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Writers' organisation charges Hydra, a digital-only science fiction imprint, with offering 'horrendously bad' terms to authorsThe Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) organisation has attacked Random House's new Hydra imprint calling it "predatory" and "exploitative".It comes after the association removed the digital-only SF imprint from the list of...
Random House accused of 'predatory' contracts for new ebook imprint

Ordinary man gets blamed when Sprint customers lose phones

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Wayne Dobson doesn't even have a cell phone. But a glitch in GPS that seems to only affect Sprint customers sends people with lost phones to his Las Vegas house. [Read more]...
Ordinary man gets blamed when Sprint customers lose phones
Your lost iPhone is not this man's problem

New site asks “Are you a Pirate?” The answer’s probably yes

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A Pirate Party candidate in the forthcoming UK General Election has launched a site that asks a simple question: “Are you a pirate?”AmIAPirate.org is a simple but effective site that appears to be designed to reduce any stigma that people may feel about being called a “Pirate”. Users are prompted to answer...
New site asks “Are you a Pirate?” The answer’s probably yes

Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea

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Planning ahead for a family member with a disability, mental illness or dementia can be daunting. That's where the Cairn Trust comes inName Cairn Trust ManagementFounders Nicola Smith and Sophie DobsonCompany started April 2010Number of employees 2Based GlasgowWhat's the big idea?Helping people set up a trust during their lifetime or...
Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea

Boot up: iPhone 5 cuts explained, VCs for crapware, GPS v UTC, and more

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Plus tech after 20 years in prison, Panasonic's Toughpad launch, SAP's iPad (and other) ownership, the man who doesn't have your phone, and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamMicrosoft Surface estimate cut in half to 1 million units at...
Boot up: iPhone 5 cuts explained, VCs for crapware, GPS v UTC, and more

T-Mobile-MetroPCS sails through FCC without even a vote

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The T-Mobile-MetroPCS merger is apparently so uncontroversial that the Federal Communications Commission didn’t even find a reason to vote on it. Instead of the FCC’s five commissioners reviewing the merger, the agency’s staff approved the deal in what is known a bureau-level decision, usually reserved for routine transactions. So far...
T-Mobile-MetroPCS sails through FCC without even a vote
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