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FINALLY: Proof That Google Is Hard At Work On An iPhone Maps App (GOOG, AAPL)

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Today Forbes has come across leaked photos of Google's Map app for the iPhone. From the photos, it appears that Google is hard at work on its maps offering for Apple devices. This will come as a big relief to iPhone users, who recently had Google Maps stripped off their phones and...
FINALLY: Proof That Google Is Hard At Work On An iPhone Maps App (GOOG, AAPL)

Apple's latest iPhone update could kill the popular Evasi0n jailbreak

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Sorry jailbreakers:  the latest iPhone update, iOS 6.1.3, could kill your lovely little hack. Apple is testing a potential fix for the Evasi0n jailbreak in the most recent beta for iOS 6.1.3, Forbes reports. Davig Wang, a developer testing the new update, tells the site that it fixes at...
Apple's latest iPhone update could kill the popular Evasi0n jailbreak

iOS 6.1.3 Beta 2 Fixes Exploits Used for Evasi0n Jailbreak

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The upcoming iOS 6.1.3 update, which was seeded in beta form to developers last week, will put an end to new versions of the evasi0n jailbreak. Forbes reports that evad3rs team member David Wang (aka planetbeing on Twitter) tested the patch over the weekend and found that one of the...
iOS 6.1.3 Beta 2 Fixes Exploits Used for Evasi0n Jailbreak

Finnish game-maker Supercell confirms $130m secondary funding, raised at a $770m valuation

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Finnish game-maker Supercell has confirmed that it raised a $130 million in secondary funding, led by Index Ventures, back in February. The deal values the 100-man startup at $770 million, and is a remarkable feat considering that it has just two games on Apple’s iOS platform. News of a large round had...
Finnish game-maker Supercell confirms $130m secondary funding, raised at a $770m valuation

IPO candidate Marin Software admits it won't be profitable in the 'foreseeable future'

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Search advertising technology company Marin Software has filed a registration statement for an IPO with the Securities and Exchanges commission. This is the first ad-tech company to go public in 2013, a year that looks set to be chock-full of IPO’s. The number of shares to be sold and...
IPO candidate Marin Software admits it won't be profitable in the 'foreseeable future'

Female Game Designer Resigns After Non-Profit Organization Throws A Party With Sexy Women Dancers

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The Game Developers Conference is wrapping up today in San Francisco. But the controversy is just beginning.  Two nights ago, the International Game Developer's Association co-threw a party for industry members following the day's sessions at the GDC. The party featured a couple of women wearing skimpy clothes dancing on...
Female Game Designer Resigns After Non-Profit Organization Throws A Party With Sexy Women Dancers

Patent troll Intellectual Ventures seeks "VP of Global Good"

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It’s like Darth Vader doing some charity work as he completes the Death Star. Intellectual Ventures, which is shaking down hundreds of companies with spurious patent lawsuits, now plans to use some of the money it squeezes from the tech industry to do some good. In a new job posting,...
Patent troll Intellectual Ventures seeks "VP of Global Good"

Analysts turn sour on Amazon, citing Kindle delays and margin weakness

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Amazon.com has heard this one before. Stock analysts are turning bearish on the Seattle online retailer, the company that once was dubbed “Amazon.toast” during the dot-com bust (but later went on to dominate online retailing and cloud computing). Forbes reports on two analysts this week who point out possible weakness...
Analysts turn sour on Amazon, citing Kindle delays and margin weakness

Intel Web TV project reportedly held up in content negotiations

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Intel’s plan to create a Web TV service and set-top box has encountered delays as the company negotiates with media companies for content licenses, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Journal had previously outed the project in March 2012, reporting at the time that Intel had indicated to content...
Intel Web TV project reportedly held up in content negotiations
The iPhone charger that could hack your phone

Sony’s Zipper closure ends an era for Redmond game studio

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Sony has decided to close Zipper Interactive, the Redmond-based game development studio founded in 1995 and acquired by the video game giant six years ago. The news comes as Sony closes out its fiscal year, with an estimated loss of $2.7 billion. Zipper is known for franchises including SOCOM U.S. Navy...
Sony’s Zipper closure ends an era for Redmond game studio

Apple Seriously Considered Switching to AMD in 2011 MacBook Air

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In an upcoming profile of AMD, Forbes reports that the company's Llano family of Fusion combination CPU-GPU systems was under consideration by Apple to be used as the brains behind the MacBook Air for its 2011 revision. AMD lost out to Intel, however, as the necessary parts were late in...
Apple Seriously Considered Switching to AMD in 2011 MacBook Air

Intel Is Reportedly Going To Destroy The Cable Model By Offering People The Ability To Subscribe To Individual Channels (INTC)

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Intel is reportedly on the cusp of delivering something that consumers around the world have been wanting for a long, long time. Kelly Clay at Forbes reports Intel is going to blow up the cable industry with its own set-top box and an unbundled cable service. Clay says Intel is...
Intel Is Reportedly Going To Destroy The Cable Model By Offering People The Ability To Subscribe To Individual Channels (INTC)

Mark Zuckerberg to meet with Russian PM Medvedev in Moscow and visit Skolkovo next week: Report

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Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is going East, with or without his dog called Beast. The Russian version of Forbes reports that the social network mogul is heading to Moscow to meet with Prime Minister and former President of Russia, social media-savvy Dmitry Medvedev. You may remember that, in...
Mark Zuckerberg to meet with Russian PM Medvedev in Moscow and visit Skolkovo next week: Report

Brazilian 'iPhone' Trademark Lawsuit Ends With Apple and IGB 'Close To Settlement'

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Forbes reports that Apple and Brazilian company IGB have agreed to end their lawsuit over the iPhone trademark in Brazil, and are close to reaching a settlement agreement.According to Brazil's largest daily, Folha de São Paulo, both companies have agreed to end the lawsuit over iPhone and come to some...
Brazilian 'iPhone' Trademark Lawsuit Ends With Apple and IGB 'Close To Settlement'

Analysts Give Yelp a Lukewarm Review

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Now that Yelp’s quiet period has expired, analysts have started to issue their first report cards and the results are unanimous. Out of four reports issued by Jefferies, Citi, Goldman Sachs and Oppenheimer, there are zero buy recommendations, Forbes reports. But that’s because the company’s stock price, which has soared...
Analysts Give Yelp a Lukewarm Review

Peter Thiel Sells Almost All of His Facebook Stock, Donates $1 Million to a Tea Party PAC

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(Photo: Wikimedia) Back in May when the Facebook IPO still seemed the like largest source of wealth creation this side of the Gold Rush, Peter Thiel decided to sell only half his position in the social network. However, according to financial documents filed today with the Security and Exchange Commission, Mr....
Peter Thiel Sells Almost All of His Facebook Stock, Donates $1 Million to a Tea Party PAC
Aircraft security exploit gives researcher full access to navigation controls
Another bad day: Facebook shares tumble nearly 10%
Tumblr May Reject Yahoo's $1.1B Acquisition Offer For Being "Too Low"
Vulnerable keycard locks linked to Texas hotel room burglaries

Google's Director Of Privacy Alma Whitten Steps Down

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As Forbes first reported this afternoon, Alma Whitten, Google’s director of privacy for product and engineering, has decided to step down for how current position. Google has now confirmed this. Whitten joined Google ten years ago and oversaw the company’s privacy policies during a tumultuous time where its Street View...
Google's Director Of Privacy Alma Whitten Steps Down
Indiegogo Suspends Campaign to Build Blueprints for 3D Printed Gun

Your Browser Has Put You In The Middle Of An International Cyber War (GOOG)

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There's a scary, and perfectly legal, way that hackers are making money these days. They find holes in popular software like Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer and sell them to spies in this country and others. They aren't breaking the law as long as they are only selling...
Your Browser Has Put You In The Middle Of An International Cyber War (GOOG)

Friendster reborn as a gaming site, wishes Facebook cared

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Friendster's as good as dead to the western world (it hasn't really crossed our radar since 2005), but Forbes reports that the site is still huge in Southeast Asia -- though not for the reasons you might think. It was the original social network when in launched in 2002,...
Friendster reborn as a gaming site, wishes Facebook cared
Hackers publish 11 million gamer passwords online
FreedomPop launching freemium phone service through Sprint this summer
US government shares citizens' border crossings with insurance companies
Apple's iPhone profits have 'likely peaked'
Amazon reportedly working on original TV content
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