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Facebook and Yahoo in talks to resolve patent dispute, court filing confirms

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Facebook and Yahoo are looking to settle two patent-infringement suits between the companies, according to a court filing from Yahoo. Yahoo’s lawyers confirmed that the company is in negotiations with the social network and they requested the court grant them a two-week extension to file replies to the lawsuit and a two-week...
Facebook and Yahoo in talks to resolve patent dispute, court filing confirms
Google and other tech companies deny PRISM surveillance claims, NSA says claims 'inaccurate' and not used domestically

A Precision Guided Firearm Powered by Linux

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I’ve written a number of times about how ubiquitous Linux has become. It powers supercomputers and cell phones. It’s in automotive infotainment systems. It’s in medical equipment. It’s also now in firearms, thanks to the folks at Tracking Point. Let me state, up front, that I am not a gun...
A Precision Guided Firearm Powered by Linux

First earnings from messaging service Line show revenue of $58m in Q1 2013; $17m from stickers alone

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Mobile messaging applications might be available for free, but an increase in in-app purchases and other business models has turned the industry into a multi-million dollar one. Proof of that comes as popular Asian message service Line revealed revenue of 5.82 billion yen ($58 million) for the first quarter of 2013. The figures are...
First earnings from messaging service Line show revenue of $58m in Q1 2013; $17m from stickers alone

Apple Denies PRISM Knowledge, Explains Releases Of Customer Data

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Apple today released a statement revealing that it, too, has received requests for consumer data from Federal, state and local authorities in the United States, even as it denied participation in the alleged PRISM program conducted by the NSA. Apple joins Facebook and Microsoft as companies that have made public...
Apple Denies PRISM Knowledge, Explains Releases Of Customer Data

Google Moves Ahead in Fight to Dominate the Map Apps

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Apple has been taking lots of justified heat for its decision to replace Google Maps on the iPhone with a fledgling, and flawed, maps app of its own. In my otherwise favorable review of the new iPhone 5, I called Apple’s maps app “the biggest drawback” on the device and...
Google Moves Ahead in Fight to Dominate the Map Apps

Tesla releases logs on disputed NYT car review

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The company's chairman and CEO Elon Musk says that there are some "inaccuracies" in the Times' review of his company's Tesla Model S. [Read more]...
Tesla releases logs on disputed NYT car review

WaPost and Guardian PRISM reports contain 'numerous inaccuracies': Intelligence Director

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James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, has responded to reports from the Washington Post and the Guardian which broke news that authorities were monitoring data from US citizens via a number of major tech firms. A statement from Clapper claims that the reports on the PRISM program — Section 702...
WaPost and Guardian PRISM reports contain 'numerous inaccuracies': Intelligence Director
Australia fire department says Apple Maps creates 'dangerous' situations

Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory

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Mike Daisey Here’s what journalism actually looks like. Hats off to Marketplace Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz who follows up his truth-squadding of playwright Mike Daisey’s play, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, with this first-hand account of life at the massive Foxconn manufacturing center in China. According to...
Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory

Boot up: iOS6 Street View apps, Apple-Samsung patent battle redux, Mayer's plan and more

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Plus Stack Exchange's plan to fight bad patents, will Patterns be the next Minecraft?, and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamStreetViewer for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod...
Boot up: iOS6 Street View apps, Apple-Samsung patent battle redux, Mayer's plan and more
MIT researchers equip real-time mapping system with Kinect sensor

New Single From Daft Punk Breaks The Record For Most Spotify Streams In A Single Day

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French electronic duo sets record on Spotify for most streams in a day with 'Get Lucky' NEW YORK (AP) -- Daft Punk has set a record on Spotify. The music service says the French electronic duo's song "Get Lucky" had the biggest streaming day for a single track on Friday...
New Single From Daft Punk Breaks The Record For Most Spotify Streams In A Single Day

CISPA Authors Launch Twitter Account To Preach False Merits Of The Bill

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Still desperate to prove that they are in touch with the online community, the House Intelligence Committee has launched a new Twitter account apparently dedicated to talking about how totally awesome CISPA is. They haven't been at it for very long, but they've already blessed the hashtags #CISPA and #cyber...
CISPA Authors Launch Twitter Account To Preach False Merits Of The Bill
Google responds to criticism about paid placement search allegations

Apple's Maps holds its own in head-to-head driving test

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While Apple's new Maps application has taken a public drubbing over early inaccuracies, graphic anomalies, mislabelled places and the loss of essential features such as transit directions and a street view, there are areas in which the app has been an improvement over the old version since day one: maps...
Apple's Maps holds its own in head-to-head driving test
Intelligence Chief Defends PRISM Program, And Says It Cannot Be Used To 'Intentionally' Target Any US Citizen

How to Counter Your Ignorant Boss' Misconceptions About SEO

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Any in-house SEO professional (or consultant) who has been in the industry for even a short time has likely had to dispel misconceptions and inaccuracies about SEO to a senior manager, budget holder or client.  These misconceptions can often be so embedded that they result in an underfunded,... Please visit...
How to Counter Your Ignorant Boss' Misconceptions About SEO

Police warn over Apple Maps error

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Inaccuracies in Apple Maps could be "life-threatening" to motorists in Australia's searing heat, police warn....
Police warn over Apple Maps error

Apple seeking 'advice' from TomTom on how to fix its point-of-interest woes with Maps

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In an report today about Apple firing Maps manager Richard Williamson over the poor launch of its Maps app, it was also noted that it was looking for ways to improve its point-of-interest data. Specifically, it is looking to ‘outside mapping experts’ and mapping company TomTom NV to help it...
Apple seeking 'advice' from TomTom on how to fix its point-of-interest woes with Maps

U.S. Government: Reports About PRISM Contain "Numerous Inaccuracies"

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After the flurry of reports about the NSA’s alleged PRISM surveillance program earlier today, the U.S.’s Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper just released an official statement. According to Clapper, “The Guardian and The Washington Post articles refer to collection of communications pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign...
U.S. Government: Reports About PRISM Contain "Numerous Inaccuracies"

Yep, there's now a 'seal of approval' for the scientific accuracy of novels

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Ever think that the mystery and sci-fi genres could use an extra shot of reality? Well, if the Washington Academy of Sciences has anything to say about the matter, you'll never again need to wonder if a novel is littered with misinterpretations and inaccuracies. The group -- which dates...
Yep, there's now a 'seal of approval' for the scientific accuracy of novels

Director of National Intelligence declassifies PRISM info to clear up 'inaccuracies'

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After details of a government program called PRISM with alleged hooks into the servers of major internet companies became public this week, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper decided it was necessary to respond. According to his statement, clearing up the "significant misimpressions" and "inaccuracies" requires the release of...
Director of National Intelligence declassifies PRISM info to clear up 'inaccuracies'
Leaked 'Prometheus' box set features nine discs, iPad app, deleted scenes, lots of extras
What's up at Lockerz? Heavily-funded startup mum on fashion site Ador

Huawei D2, Mate and W1 reportedly pose for press images

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Huawei has already left little doubt as to what we'll see from its smartphone line at CES. If official teasers aren't enough, however, well-known phone tipster @evleaks has given Unwired View what's purported to be press images for the three key introductions. The Ascend W1 Windows Phone (at left)...
Huawei D2, Mate and W1 reportedly pose for press images

Mike Daisey exposer Rob Schmitz gets a Foxconn factory tour

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The guy who exposed Mike Daisy ‘inaccuracies’ to NPR, Rob Schmitz is now the second reporter after ABC’s Bill Weir to get a tour of the Foxconn factory. From Fortune: Schmitz’ radio reports can be heard starting Monday, April 9, on your local public radio station (or on Marketplace’s special...
Mike Daisey exposer Rob Schmitz gets a Foxconn factory tour

NSA spying scandal fallout: Expect big impact in Europe and elsewhere

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This is a great day to be a conspiracy theorist. Vindication! The National Security Agency – part of the U.S. military – reportedly has a direct line into the systems of some of the world’s biggest web and tech companies, all of which are of course sited in the U.S....
NSA spying scandal fallout: Expect big impact in Europe and elsewhere

Apple joins Facebook and Microsoft in revealing US surveillance requests

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Tech firm promises users that iMessage, FaceTime, location details and Siri requests remain privateThe technology firm Apple says it has received 4,000-5,000 surveillance requests from the US government about its customers since December 2012.The company's disclosure comes after the Guardian revealed the existence of a US National Security Agency programme...
Apple joins Facebook and Microsoft in revealing US surveillance requests

RT @robinstaple: Lol - David Cameron's "40-Year-Old Black Man" hits out at inaccuracies in story http://bit.ly/b972Ld @guardian #ge2010 #leadersdebate

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RT @robinstaple: Lol - David Cameron's "40-Year-Old Black Man" hits out at inaccuracies in story http://bit.ly/b972Ld @guardian #ge2010 #leadersdebate
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