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Study: Cyberbullying Is Far Less Frequent Than Traditional, Face-To-Face Bullying

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Despite the breathless headlines and TV news segments, researcher Dan Olweus of the University of Bergen, Norway, reported the results of a study that found that traditional bullying in schools and playgrounds is far more common than cyberbullying. Olewus studied 450,000 students in the U.S. from grade 3 to 12...
Study: Cyberbullying Is Far Less Frequent Than Traditional, Face-To-Face Bullying

Shameful: Sony raised prices on Whitney Houston’s digital music 30 minutes after her death

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As much criticism as record labels receive for how they treat artists, Sony Music might take the cake. The company pulled the ultimate in shameful activities this weekend by raising the price on Whitney Houston’s Ultimate Collection album on iTunes and Amazon within 30 minutes of her death on...
Shameful: Sony raised prices on Whitney Houston’s digital music 30 minutes after her death
Windows Phone 8 launches: all the news from Microsoft's big event

Comedy: YouTube translates Google’s new products

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Google had a giant week, introducing the new Nexus 7 tablet and the Nexus Q streaming media device, and pulling off the most impressive keynote stunt we’ve ever seen in the skies over San Francisco, with skydivers delivering the company’s augmented reality glasses to the stage — with no small...
Comedy: YouTube translates Google’s new products

Here's Why Marissa Mayer Was A 'Perfect Choice' To Run Yahoo (YHOO)

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Marissa Mayer was "one of a few perfect choices" to run Yahoo, according to David Shen, one of Yahoo's earliest employees. Shen made the comment in an interview with YouTube's Hunter Walk on LinkedIn Today. Walk, a high-profile Internet executive himself, is interviewing a number of early employees of Internet...
Here's Why Marissa Mayer Was A 'Perfect Choice' To Run Yahoo (YHOO)

Pandora Pays Drake Nearly $3 Million A Year

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Streaming music might not be so bad for artists after all, as Pandora CEO Tim Westergren revealed today that some artists are making more than $2 million a year.  While that's not across the board, even some of the lesser-known music artists on the service make at least $100,000 per...
Pandora Pays Drake Nearly $3 Million A Year

Ten things Oracle v. Google tells us about the judge presiding over Yahoo v. Facebook

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On Google+ I recently said that I don't consider Yahoo v. Facebook, however interesting it may be for the Internet community at large, to be sufficiently wireless-related for the FOSS Patents blog to cover. That said, I felt that this particular post would be of interest to at least parts...
Ten things Oracle v. Google tells us about the judge presiding over Yahoo v. Facebook

Gidsy goes to Hollywood with its Airbnb for activities

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When your most high-profile investor is a Hollywood star, it makes sense to branch out to LA. And that’s what Gidsy, one of the most intriguing companies in Berlin’s current crop of startups, is just about to do by launching a service for Los Angelinos on Wednesday. Ashton Kutcher may...
Gidsy goes to Hollywood with its Airbnb for activities

HTC, Where Innovation Is Bought (And That’s A Good Thing)

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HTC’s is the Cinderella story of the mobile market — they’ve gone from low-key provider of Windows Mobile hardware to Android-powered smartphone titan within the span of just a few years. Impressive as that is, HTC has done much more than just push out smartphones. In the past year alone,...
HTC, Where Innovation Is Bought (And That’s A Good Thing)

Apple, Google and Intel CEOs ordered into questioning over no-poaching deals

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If you're the sort to go CEO-watching, you may want to swing by Judge Lucy Koh's courtroom in the near future. Judge Koh has ordered four hours each of depositions from Apple's Tim Cook, Intel's Paul Otellini and former Google chief Eric Schmidt to glean more information about the...
Apple, Google and Intel CEOs ordered into questioning over no-poaching deals

Google/Motorola claims Apple infringes seven patents, relate to Siri, location-based reminders

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Google’s new Motorola Division has filed a patent lawsuit against Apple with the United States International Trade Commission, according to the Wall Street Journal. In this lawsuit, Motorola claims that Apple violated seven patents with its iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch iOS products and even Macs. As detailed by...
Google/Motorola claims Apple infringes seven patents, relate to Siri, location-based reminders

ZTE USA's CEO: US investigation report is actually good for us

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You may think that Lixin Cheng, the top banana at ZTE's USA division since June 2010, has had a tough time facing strong accusations since October regarding its ties with the Chinese government and its lack of transparency, but at MWC yesterday, the CEO told us that the investigation...
ZTE USA's CEO: US investigation report is actually good for us
Machinima’s secret to original drama is its audience
White House admits systems in Military Office were hacked

Verizon Imposing Vacation Blackouts September 21-30 in Line with iPhone Launch Claims

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TechCrunch reports that it has received word from a Verizon employee that the carrier is imposing a company-wide vacation blackout from September 21 through the end of the month, a timeframe in line with the rumored September 21 launch for the next-generation iPhone in the United States. Apple is expected...
Verizon Imposing Vacation Blackouts September 21-30 in Line with iPhone Launch Claims
Indiegogo Bends Its Own Rules, Lowers Fundraising Goal for Hills Star Whitney Port

Pair, The Mobile App For Two, Buys UK's Cupple And Rebrands As Couple

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Tenthbit, the Y-Combinator-backed mobile app studio behind the couples app Pair, is doubling down (literally) on its business ambitions: the company today is announcing that it has bought Cupple, a UK-based rival mobile app for two people only, and, to mark the change, has rebranded itself as Couple. Financial terms of...
Pair, The Mobile App For Two, Buys UK's Cupple And Rebrands As Couple

Google infringes old Lycos patents, must pay $30 million

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Vringo is a little company that's made a huge bet on suing Google over patents. Today that bet paid off, although to a much lesser degree than its investors hoped earlier. After a two-week trial in Virginia, a jury found that Google's advertising system infringes two old Lycos patents...
Google infringes old Lycos patents, must pay $30 million

Yahoo confirms layoff of 2,000 employees in bid to renew company

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Chief executive of beleaguered internet giant says Yahoo needs to return to its 'core purpose' with a trimmed down workforceYahoo has announced a massive round of layoffs as the troubled internet company struggles to turn around its fortunes.In a statement, the company confirmed earlier reports that it was cutting 2,000...
Yahoo confirms layoff of 2,000 employees in bid to renew company

New York opens its arms and Rolodex to Latin American entrepreneurs

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New York City will soon welcome a delegation of Latin American entrepreneurs, the city’s Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced. Called ‘LatAm to NYC,’ the program is part of a larger initiative aimed at attracting foreign businesses, known as ‘World to NYC.’ During the three-day event, which will take...
New York opens its arms and Rolodex to Latin American entrepreneurs
New 'Social' Businesses Want To Know All About You. No Thanks!

Review: iPhone 5

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After months of persistent rumors and Apple's high-profile unveiling, the iPhone 5 has finally arrived on the market. The sixth-generation device is billed as "the biggest thing to happen to iPhone since iPhone," and its transition to a four-inch display arguably represents the most significant change to the overall design....
Review: iPhone 5

Samsung Gains Leverage With Patent Decision

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A South Korea court's mixed decision in a high-profile patent dispute between Apple and Samsung Electronics did little to change the stakes in their global brawl, but it armed Samsung with new power over competitors....
Samsung Gains Leverage With Patent Decision
Bloomberg wages 'Made in NY' campaign to boost Big Apple's startup scene

UK Politician Speaks Out Against The Travesty Of Trying To Deport Richard O'Dwyer To Feed Hollywood's Anger

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Given the renewed attention in the Richard O'Dwyer case, it's good to see UK MP Tom Watson speak out eloquently against the extradition. Watson hits on a bunch of good points, starting with the fact that O'Dwyer was "hung out to dry" by UK politicians who don't seem to even...
UK Politician Speaks Out Against The Travesty Of Trying To Deport Richard O'Dwyer To Feed Hollywood's Anger
Whoops: Google reveals it didn't delete all of its Street View Wi-Fi data

Rep. Zoe Lofgren Plans To Introduce 'Aaron's Law' To Stop Bogus Prosecutions Under The CFAA

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There's been talk for years about fixing the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), which has been widely abused by law enforcement/prosecutors to claim that basically any use of a computer that did not fall under the explicitly allowed uses was a form of "computer hacking" -- and potentially a...
Rep. Zoe Lofgren Plans To Introduce 'Aaron's Law' To Stop Bogus Prosecutions Under The CFAA

Congress Asks Google About Glass Privacy

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Eight members of Congress asked Google Chief Executive Larry Page to make assurances about privacy safeguards for the company's high-profile Google Glass device....
Congress Asks Google About Glass Privacy

Video: 14 year old Jesse Masterpool dies after crash

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The world of motocross lost a young star this weekend when rider Jesse Masterpool died of injuries sustained in a March 13th crash at the Lake Whitney Amateur National. Masterpool’s family posted an official statement Sunday on his website announcing Jesse’s death on March 20th (below), but as is...
Video: 14 year old Jesse Masterpool dies after crash

Google's Voice Search and the thirst for conversation

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Google is in a pole position to make human-to-computer voice interaction mainstream. Google Glass is its high-profile test case. [Read more]...
Google's Voice Search and the thirst for conversation
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