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Kim "Billy Big Steps" Dotcom Still Causing Headaches For Spy Agency

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It’s the headache that just won’t go away for New Zealand’s government and its top spy agency. From December 2011 to January 2012 the spies of GCSB monitored Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his associate Bram van der Kolk. Both have New Zealand residency which rendered the surveillance illegal. Last...
Kim "Billy Big Steps" Dotcom Still Causing Headaches For Spy Agency

AppGratis CEO resolves to keep calm and carry on in the face of attacks on his business -- and integrity

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AppGratis CEO Simon Dawlat has been through the storm of his entrepreneurial life in the last two weeks. Shortly after raising $13.5 million in venture capital to grow his mobile app discovery business, Apple yanked his app from the iOS app store, citing several app guideline violations. Since then, his...
AppGratis CEO resolves to keep calm and carry on in the face of attacks on his business -- and integrity

Twitter Tightens API Rules: LinkedIn Partnership Is First Casualty

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A three-year agreement that allowed tweets to auto-publish to LinkedIn is the first casualty of Twitter’s plans to tighten rules that cover how its API may be used. In a blog post today, Twitter’s Michael Sippey says the company is dialing up enforcement of its API terms with partners... Please...
Twitter Tightens API Rules: LinkedIn Partnership Is First Casualty

Panasonic considers culling plasma HDTV production lines

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Panasonic is considering reducing its number of televisions over the next few years, according to reports. The Japanese electronics company is apparently looking at downsizing its entire TV business over a three-year period, starting next fiscal year, with the first casualty being Panasonic's plasma-based productions.......
Panasonic considers culling plasma HDTV production lines

Zynga Is Undergoing A Major Upheavel, And Its COO Appears To Be The First Casualty (ZNGA)

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Zynga's chief operating officer John Schappert has left the company and vacated his board seat. This doesn't come as a huge surprise, given the company's drastic shift toward focusing on mobile games like Draw Something and Words With Friends. Now Zynga faces a new challenge: finding a business beyond Facebook...
Zynga Is Undergoing A Major Upheavel, And Its COO Appears To Be The First Casualty (ZNGA)

It Only Took 4 Guys A Few Months To Hack Together A Social Version Of Siri

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Aaron Ting and his team of three spent the past few months hacking together a speech-enabled assistant for the iPhone called Winston. We prefer Winston to Siri for a few reasons. For starters, it has a British accent, and it can be programmed to either be a man or a...
It Only Took 4 Guys A Few Months To Hack Together A Social Version Of Siri

Place Your Bets: Will Loeb Drop Another Bomb on Yahoo at Vegas Confab Later Today?

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Daniel Loeb of Third Point — the activist shareholder who set off a management crisis at Yahoo last week with the revelation that new CEO Scott Thompson had added a fake computer science degree to his bio — will be onstage at a high-profile investor confab in Las Vegas...
Place Your Bets: Will Loeb Drop Another Bomb on Yahoo at Vegas Confab Later Today?

Developers, bracing themselves for Twitter API retrictions, call today’s post “ominous”

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Twitter’s success has long been intertwined with the independent developers that have chosen to use the platform. The third-party ecosystem made Twitter what it is in the most literal fashion possible. That’s why there has been some consternation over a post on Twitter’s developer blog today that coincided to the...
Developers, bracing themselves for Twitter API retrictions, call today’s post “ominous”
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