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Apps for Autism: Results from a Bing Fund hackathon

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Members of the winning team at the Hackathon for Autism came up with an app to help parents develop an action plan for the initial period after a child has been diagnosed with autism: From left to right: Liam Steckler, Paul Steckler, Rebecca Bittner, Dmitry Frenkel, Alex Weinstein, and Antoine...
Apps for Autism: Results from a Bing Fund hackathon

GAO says "not so fast" on proposed secret Amazon-CIA cloud

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Remember that proposed secure cloud that Amazon was building for the CIA but that no one would acknowledge? Well it looks like it’s on hold, because the U.S. Government Accountability Office has sided with IBM, which filed a formal protest of the awarded contract. News that the GAO was telling...
GAO says "not so fast" on proposed secret Amazon-CIA cloud

Philips sells off its Hi-Fi and DVD business to Funai for $201 million

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Philips has decided that there just isn't any money in home entertainment, and as such is flogging off the remainder of its interests to Funai for $201 million. It had already sold its North American TV and DVD operations to the Japanese company back in 2008, but will now...
Philips sells off its Hi-Fi and DVD business to Funai for $201 million

As of today, developers can let you try subscription content before you buy it in their Google Play apps

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Google developers now have the option to offer a ‘try before you buy’ for subscription content in their Google Play apps. Google launched in-App subscriptions back in May of this year, but up until now developers could not let you try the subscription out before you committed to it. Now,...
As of today, developers can let you try subscription content before you buy it in their Google Play apps

Samsung gets exclusive access to new Android ITV Player app until August 31st

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While we've seen broadcasters and other content providers launch smart TV apps with only one manufacturer, ITV's decided to give Samsung rare exclusive Android access to its ITV Player. The Korean outfit announced it would get the refreshed app all to itself until August 31st, meaning Brits who use...
Samsung gets exclusive access to new Android ITV Player app until August 31st
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Snooper's charter 'should be replaced by strengthening of existing powers'

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Privacy campaigners opposed to communications data bill call for Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to be expandedPrivacy campaigners have called for the lifting of restrictions on the use of existing police and security service powers to monitor the communications of terror suspects, as an alternative to the intrusive £1.8bn "snooper's...
Snooper's charter 'should be replaced by strengthening of existing powers'
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