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friday morning

Google apologizes to developers for late payments

www.computerworld.com
Google on Friday morning posted a brief, apologetic message on a forum filled with angry comments from app developers who haven't been paid for sales of their Android apps....
Google apologizes to developers for late payments

Anonymous teenage hacker spared jail over cyber attacks

www.guardian.co.uk
Jake Birchall told he would have been imprisoned for hacking Paypal and others had he not been 16 at time of the offenceA "profoundly isolated" teenage hacker has been given a youth rehabilitation order for his role in planning cyber attacks with the hacking group Anonymous.Jake Birchall, 18, on Friday...
Anonymous teenage hacker spared jail over cyber attacks

Eager users crowd Apple stores worldwide as new iPad goes on sale

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As has become a custom with every major Apple product launch, die-hard fans lined up outside the company's retail stores worldwide to purchase the third-generation iPad, called the "new iPad," which went on sale on Friday morning....
Eager users crowd Apple stores worldwide as new iPad goes on sale

Want to sleep over at the TNW2012 stage? Rent it on Airbnb!

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As the international tech community descends up on Amsterdam this week for the annual The Next Web Conference, we’re gearing up for 3 days of brilliant speakers, super-networking, awesome parties and boat rides on the canal. With nearly one thousand participants entering the city, hotels have booked up quickly. The...
Want to sleep over at the TNW2012 stage? Rent it on Airbnb!

On the road again: This month, TNW Europe is in Istanbul, Dublin, Tel Aviv and Vienna

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Just a quick note interrupting our regular programming to let you know October is a busy conference month just like October is a busy conference month pretty much every year, and to let you know where to find us in the next few weeks. As TNW’s European Editor, part of...
On the road again: This month, TNW Europe is in Istanbul, Dublin, Tel Aviv and Vienna
Thieves steal more than $100,000 worth of iPhone 5 handsets

Apple's iPad mini makes a small splash with debut

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Apple's scaled-down iPad mini debuted to scaled-down crowds Friday morning -- a much quieter launch than Apple products normally receive. The size of the crowds that line up -- or camp out -- for the launch of a new Apple products can often be a good indicator of how excited...
Apple's iPad mini makes a small splash with debut
NYC iPad line: Shorter than iPad 2, longer than expected

Facebook puts fraudulent "Likes" on notice

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Facebook engineers have rolled out new technology that automatically removes fraudulent Likes that are mass-produced to exaggerate the popularity of a webpage or brand. The social network recently increased its learning algorithms to detect the spammed endorsements, which are often generated by computers, fake Facebook accounts, or other fraudulent means,...
Facebook puts fraudulent "Likes" on notice

Candid Camera

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A couple weeks ago I went down to Miami for Future of Web Apps (FOWA). It was a great event and I highly recommend it to web developers and entrepreneurs. I did a keynote talk and the next day I did a three and a half hour workshop. I knew...
Candid Camera

Store Loses $1.6 Million in Pricing Mixup

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Store Loses $1.6 Million in Pricing Mixup is a post from Chris PirilloOn Friday night, a pricing mixup caused 6pm.com to lose nearly two million bucks. Around midnight, there was a mistake made in the pricing engine that capped everything on the site at $49.95. This only affected merchandise which...
Store Loses $1.6 Million in Pricing Mixup

Photo Friday: Morning sunrise

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In an effort to remind myself to take and post more photos, we’ll have a little fun called Photo Friday. Click for a larger version This is a sunrise I’ve been waiting to take ever since starting to work for Blue Sky Factory email marketing. It’s a reservoir near my...
Photo Friday: Morning sunrise

Ban on iPhones and iPad suspended in Germany, sales resume

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Sales of Apple’s iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G resumed on Friday after a permanent injunction was initially enforced early Friday morning. ”All iPad and iPhone models will be back on sale through Apple’s online store in Germany shortly” an Apple spokesperson told SlashGear...
Ban on iPhones and iPad suspended in Germany, sales resume

Friday Morning Report » Blog Archive » Agenda for 2010 24 Hour Marathon

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Friday Morning Report » Blog Archive » Agenda for 2010 24 Hour Marathon

Solar-powered plane takes off on flight across US

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A one-of-a-kind aircraft powered solely by solar energy took to the skies above Silicon Valley early Friday morning on the first leg of a planned trip across the U.S.The aircraft, called Solar Impulse, has the wingspan of a jumbo jet but weighs the same as a small passenger car...
Solar-powered plane takes off on flight across US

Fab.com's CEO Is Getting Married To His Boyfriend

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It's been a great summer for Fab.com CEO Jason Goldberg. Last week, he raised $105 million for his company, which sells curated designer goods online at a discount. And Friday morning, he and his boyfriend, Christian Schoenherr, went to New York's City Hall and picked up a marriage license. They...
Fab.com's CEO Is Getting Married To His Boyfriend

Micron CEO Steve Appleton dies in plane crash

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The Chairman and CEO of semiconductor maker Micron, Steve Appleton, died a small plane crash in Boise on Friday morning. Details of the crash weren't immediately known. He leaves behind wife Dalynn and children. Appleton joined Micron in February, 1983, becoming an officer in August of 1989.......
Micron CEO Steve Appleton dies in plane crash
Tesla Shares Are Going Bonkers Again (TSLA)
iPhone 5 Shipping Time Improves, For Some (AAPL)

DealBook: Yelp Shares Surge on Debut

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Shares of the reviews site for local businesses jumped as much as 73 percent on Friday morning, after pricing above their expected range....
DealBook: Yelp Shares Surge on Debut

Amazon's 2012 bestseller list shows publishers and indie authors need each other

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Amazon released its list of the bestselling books of 2012 on Friday morning. The list is a great summary of one of the key themes in book publishing in 2012: Self-published authors and traditional publishers need each other. In October, Publishing Perspectives editor-in-chief Ed Nawotka wrote a story that’s stuck...
Amazon's 2012 bestseller list shows publishers and indie authors need each other

Findus and horsemeat: how social media keeps a story on the boil

www.guardian.co.uk
Readers like their stories like their ready meals: simply labelled, ready to reheat, easy to cook up, quick to consumeOn Friday morning my Twitter feed was filled with bad puns about Findus and its horsemeat burgers. A fair number, admittedly, at my encouragement; I'd apologise to the freezer chain, but...
Findus and horsemeat: how social media keeps a story on the boil

iPad mini: Live from the launch at the Fifth Avenue Apple Store

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Despite a superstorm and continued blackouts, hundreds line up to buy the latest tablet FORTUNE -- Turns out, if you were willing to catch the 5:30 a.m. shuttle bus from Brooklyn, the ride into Manhattan went pretty smoothly Friday morning. Judging from the ethnic makeup of the queue in front...
iPad mini: Live from the launch at the Fifth Avenue Apple Store

If I Were The MPAA... How I Would Deal With My Car Break-In

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My family and I got back from our annual vacation in the Current Middle Ages last Friday morning around 2 a.m.  Exhausted from the trip, I forgot to take in my iPod and left it visibly displayed on the front seat. When I went out to the car the next morning,...
If I Were The MPAA... How I Would Deal With My Car Break-In

Kayak Prices Slightly Above Expectations at $26 a Share

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Kayak has officially priced its initial public offering at $26 a share to raise $91 million at a valuation of $1 billion. The online travel company was initially seeking to sell 3.5 million shares between $22 to $25 each. Trading is expected to begin Friday morning on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol...
Kayak Prices Slightly Above Expectations at $26 a Share

Facebook Employees Are Pulling One Final All-Night Hackathon Tonight Before IPO

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Just because Facebook is about to go public doesn't mean its employees can't stick to their old traditions. TechCrunch reports that about a thousand Facebook employees will hold an all-night hackathon tonight that will end when the company's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg rings the bell for the IPO Friday...
Facebook Employees Are Pulling One Final All-Night Hackathon Tonight Before IPO

Why IBM might ditch servers and become Intelligent Business Middleware

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The tides of enterprise IT have shifted. While there’s still money to be made in selling servers, the innovation is now happening higher up the stack. Recognizing this, it looks like IBM has decided not to fight for share in a shrinking or stagnant market, but to get out and...
Why IBM might ditch servers and become Intelligent Business Middleware

German court dismisses second Samsung patent suit against Apple

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One week after dismissing Samsung’s first German patent infringement lawsuit against Apple, a German court has also rejected a second suit, reports Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents. Judge Andreas Voss of Germany’s Mannheim Regional Court on Friday addressed Samsung’s argument that certain 3G and UMTS technology in Apple’s iPhones...
German court dismisses second Samsung patent suit against Apple

Report: Apple 'clicking on all cylinders'

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A Barclays analyst leaves a meeting with top executives more bullish than ever You wouldn't know it from Apple's (AAPL) share price — which at one point Friday morning was down another $21, having closed Thursday off nearly $10 (see here) — but there's nothing wrong with the company that...
Report: Apple 'clicking on all cylinders'
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