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Apple's Samsung statement reprimanded by court of appeal

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Judges say article on iPad ruling is 'non-compliant' and order tech giant to put up an amended version within 48 hoursThe UK court of appeal has reprimanded Apple over the wording of the statement on its website acknowledging that Samsung did not infringe the iPad tablet's registered design, and ordered...
Apple's Samsung statement reprimanded by court of appeal

Samsung Galaxy Tab 'does not copy Apple's iPad designs'

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Court of appeal ruling supports July decision and forces Apple to publicise difference in two designsRead the judgment in fullSamsung did not copy Apple's iPad designs in building its Galaxy Tab product, the court of appeal ruled on Thursday, reinforcing an earlier decision in which a judge said the Korean...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 'does not copy Apple's iPad designs'

How Pixar’s Toy Story 2 was deleted twice, once by technology and again for its own good

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“That’s when we first noticed it, with Woody.” “[Larry Cutler] was in that directory and happened to be talking about installing a fix to Woody or Woody’s hat. He looked at the directory and it had like 40 files, and he looked again and it had like, four files.” “Then...
How Pixar’s Toy Story 2 was deleted twice, once by technology and again for its own good
Watch this: 'Toy Story 2' almost disappeared thanks to a bad backup
Exposing the US military's 'diabolical' drug experiments on its own soldiers
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iZettle, Europe’s answer to Square, launches its social payments API for developers

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iZettle, the Stockholm-based social payments company, has just announced a brand new API for developers, allowing them to integrate the service inside 3rd-party apps. The company, which began as a limited test service in Sweden and launched this past November, is perhaps best known as Europe’s answer to Jack Dorsey’s Square....
iZettle, Europe’s answer to Square, launches its social payments API for developers

How To Find Out Who Facebook Thinks Your Best Friends Are

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Facebook has never revealed the exact formula it uses to determine who your best friends are--and of course, it's changed over time. But hacker Jacob Mulligan has found a way to figure out who Facebook thinks you're closest to.  As Mulligan writes, Facebook likely does this by analyzing recent social...
How To Find Out Who Facebook Thinks Your Best Friends Are

U.K. Court Judge Gives Apple 24 Hours To Remove/Replace "Incorrect" Web Notice On Samsung Galaxy Tab Ruling

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A U.K. Court of Appeal has ordered Apple to remove a statement on its website following a court ruling in which Apple lost an appeal against a ruling that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablets do not infringe the design of the iPad. The court had ordered Apple to post an acknowledgment of the...
U.K. Court Judge Gives Apple 24 Hours To Remove/Replace "Incorrect" Web Notice On Samsung Galaxy Tab Ruling

New EU recommendations press Google to offer users greater clarity and control of their data

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The EU’s ongoing issues with Google and the way it collects data has continued today after the EU Data Protection authorities — led by France’s Commission Nationale de l’Informatique (CNIL) – published new findings which recommend that the search giant provides greater clarity and improved control for its users. Google announced plans to...
New EU recommendations press Google to offer users greater clarity and control of their data

How an odd dancing movie became a phenomenon

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45 Minutes on IM Jacob Krupnick's film "Girl Walk // All Day" was made in the middle of, and with the help of, a community. And it'll leave you smiling for hours. [Read more]...
How an odd dancing movie became a phenomenon

iZettle, Europe’s rival to Square, hits the UK

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Swedish payments startup iZettle is making its most significant since coming out of beta last year, with a pilot program to enter the potentially huge British market. Until now the company, billed as Europe’s equivalent to Square, has so far only made its product — a free plug-in dongle and...
iZettle, Europe’s rival to Square, hits the UK

iZettle goes to Android, lays out a challenge to Square and its rivals

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Big news from European payments startup iZettle today, as it announces the official launch of its Android. The company, which provides a Square-like dongle that allows iOS users to accept credit card payments, had been trialling a Google-friendly version already. But as of today, a version that’s compatible with the...
iZettle goes to Android, lays out a challenge to Square and its rivals

Apple Ordered to Alter Website Statement Acknowledging Samsung Galaxy Tab Did Not Infringe on iPad Design

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Last week, Apple posted a statement on its UK website acknowledging that Samsung had not infringed upon the protected design of the iPad, in line with a court order following the trial. But Apple took the opportunity to playfully quote statements from the judge's ruling saying that the Samsung Galaxy...
Apple Ordered to Alter Website Statement Acknowledging Samsung Galaxy Tab Did Not Infringe on iPad Design

Netflix updates web player with a new design, better windowed support and controls

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Netflix has updated its web player with a redesigned control bar and better support for small windows and advanced controls in full screen mode. Among the changes: The size of the controls now scales, making it easier to use the player on large screens, for example if you connect your...
Netflix updates web player with a new design, better windowed support and controls

iZettle says it's 'confused' by Visa blockade

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“Confusing”. That’s how Jacob de Geer, the CEO of payments startup iZettle, described the move by payments giant Visa to put a block on its service in some — but not all — of Europe. On Monday it emerged that Visa Europe had told the Swedish payments service — which,...
iZettle says it's 'confused' by Visa blockade
UK court slaps Apple for mocking Samsung in its mandatory online 'apology'

Chris Dodd Rewrites Hollywood's History To Pretend That It Came About Because Of IP Laws

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Ah, Chris Dodd. Can you open your mouth without saying something ridiculously misleading? Sometimes, it doesn't seem possible. The latest is that he's claiming that strong IP laws were the reason Hollywood was created: The truth is that neither the content nor the technology industries could survive without strong protections...
Chris Dodd Rewrites Hollywood's History To Pretend That It Came About Because Of IP Laws

iZettle's mobile payments system opens Android beta testing in partnership with Samsung in Sweden

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iZettle, Europe’s answer to Square is finally opening up for Android users in a limited beta in Sweden. This means that more of the mobile market could be using card payment attachments for transactions. Where Square makes use of the magnetic strips on payment cards, iZettle’s focus is on the chip...
iZettle's mobile payments system opens Android beta testing in partnership with Samsung in Sweden

Viral Video: Will Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs Bring Adorkable "Born Mobile" Toddler to CES?

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As has been announced earlier this week, Qualcomm CEO and Chairman Paul Jacobs has nabbed the keynote spot at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. He’ll kick off the massive tech event, taking over the pre-show speech slot that has been the property of Microsoft since the...
Viral Video: Will Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs Bring Adorkable "Born Mobile" Toddler to CES?

Judge orders Apple to remove "incorrect" Samsung apology from website

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A new report from Bloomberg today states the U.K. Court of Appeal in London is asking Apple to remove the apology to Samsung posted on its UK website and replace it with “a new notice acknowledging the inaccurate comments” within 24 hours. Earlier this month, Apple complied with UK court...
Judge orders Apple to remove "incorrect" Samsung apology from website

UK judge: Apple notice on Samsung a "breach of order," orders new notice

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A UK judge was unamused by Apple's interpretation of an order requiring the company to publicly acknowledge that Samsung didn't copy Apple's designs. On Thursday, the UK Court of Appeal gave Apple a slap on the wrist for the notice it posted earlier this week, which used a direct quote...
UK judge: Apple notice on Samsung a "breach of order," orders new notice

Bright Launches Bright Labs, A Site Packed With Jobs Data And Job-Seeking Tips

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Back in June, Bright announced a new recruiting tool called Bright Score, a system that automatically scores whether someone is a good fit for the job. But that’s just one way Bright can make use of all the jobs data that it has amassed — the company claims to have processed more...
Bright Launches Bright Labs, A Site Packed With Jobs Data And Job-Seeking Tips
Tinkermite replaces the wooden barnyard shape puzzles of yore with a tablet (video)

Report: Nasdaq Plans To Compensate Some Facebook Investors (FB)

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Nasdaq plans to submit new plans to the SEC to compensate early Facebook investors after technical glitches marred the companies IPO, the Wall Street Journal's Jacob Bunge and Brett Philbin report.  Click here for updates > Losses at those banks and firms trading in Facebook are estimated at $100 million. ...
Report: Nasdaq Plans To Compensate Some Facebook Investors (FB)

Jonah Lehrer, self-borrowing and the problem with “big ideas”

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Newly appointed New Yorker staff writer Jonah Lehrer — author of the bestselling books “Imagine,” “How We Decide” and “Proust Was a Neuroscientist” and a former editor at Wired — has been recycling a bunch of his own content in pieces for various publishers. Jim Romenesko discovered the first example...
Jonah Lehrer, self-borrowing and the problem with “big ideas”

Prepare for the next generation of enterprise collaboration

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Collaboration tools are so pervasive in the workplace that it’s no longer a question of if companies will enable web working, but how. Jacob Morgan, a principal with the Chess Media Group, wrote the book The Collaborative Organization, which he hopes will be a guide for corporations looking to utilize...
Prepare for the next generation of enterprise collaboration

U.K. Court Orders Apple to Make Its Samsung "Apology" More Apologetic

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To satisfy a U.K. court ruling originally issued in July, all Apple had to do was craft, post and publish a straightforward apology to Samsung for accusing it of copying the design of the iPad for its own Galaxy tablet, an accusation deemed false by the court. But no. After...
U.K. Court Orders Apple to Make Its Samsung "Apology" More Apologetic
Microsoft could use Kinect to deliver emotion-based advertising

As promised, Bootstrap creators release first update since leaving Twitter

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When Mark Otto and Jacob Thornton, the creators of the Bootstrap toolkit, announced they were leaving Twitter last month, they promised to continue working on the project, even though it was launched in August 2011 while they were employed at the social networking giant. Today, they have delivered on that...
As promised, Bootstrap creators release first update since leaving Twitter
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