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What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

www.businessinsider.com
Early trials of Google Glass are earning some serious hype. Tech bloggers are almost panting with excitement. Ad agencies are "literally begging to get a pair." Google got so many submissions for the Glass Explorer program, in which early adopters could pay $1,500 for the chance to test out a...
What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

Google Glass: is it a threat to our privacy?

www.guardian.co.uk
The tech giant's 'wearable computing' project is now being tested by volunteers, meaning you might already have been surreptitiously filmed and uploaded on to Google's servers. How worried should you be?If you haven't heard about the excitement around Google Glass - the head-mounted glasses that can shoot video, take pictures,...
Google Glass: is it a threat to our privacy?

1B+ Indians gain access to iPhone 5 on Oct. 26

9to5mac.com
RT @rajatagr: iPhone 5 India launch pegged for October 26!— Mahendra Palsule (@ScepticGeek) October 09, 2012 After rolling out the device to 22 more countries late last month, BGR.in reported today that multiple sources confirmed Apple is preparing to launch the iPhone 5 in India on October 26: Multiple sources...
1B+ Indians gain access to iPhone 5 on Oct. 26

Brazilian court forbids mobile carriers to sell phones when tied to a contract

thenextweb.com
Mobile operators in Brazil are now forbidden to sell phones that are tied to a one-year contract, the Brazilian tech blog Conteúdo Nerd reports. This is the result of a court decision announced last Friday, which will see disobeying companies pay a hefty daily fine of R$50,000 (US$25,100). According to...
Brazilian court forbids mobile carriers to sell phones when tied to a contract

Apple Stock Opens At New Record High Of $680 At A $637B Market Cap After Samsung Patent Win

techcrunch.com
Hear that? It’s the sound of corks popping as Apple’s stock price rocketed to new highs. Following Apple’s landmark victory against Samsung late Friday night, the company’s stock price (NASDAQ:AAPL) opened today at a record high of $680 per share, the first day of trading since the court ruling. This...
Apple Stock Opens At New Record High Of $680 At A $637B Market Cap After Samsung Patent Win
Source: Lefkofsky and Samwer Were the Ones Banging the Table Insisting Groupon IPO Immediately

Facebook phone number lookups now limited, but you should still tweak this privacy setting

www.techhive.com
Facebook says it has patched a security hole related to a little-known phone number search within Facebook. Specifically, the social network now limits the number of phone number lookups that any given IP address can perform on Facebook. Last Friday, independent security researcher Suriya Prakesh published a blog post...
Facebook phone number lookups now limited, but you should still tweak this privacy setting

Apple value falls below $400bn, as Warren Buffett says 'ignore critics'

www.guardian.co.uk
Tech company's stock price hit all-time high in September with $705.07 per share, but stocks now at 52-week lowApple's value fell below $400bn for the first time in a year on Monday, as the prominent investor Warren Buffett said the company should ignore its critics and stick to running its...
Apple value falls below $400bn, as Warren Buffett says 'ignore critics'

Apple's Earnings Should Ease Any Investor Worries

allthingsd.com
If Apple is prepping to post another quarter of blowout financials when it reports earnings on Tuesday, you certainly wouldn’t know it from the company’s recent stock performance. Last Friday, Apple shares slipped into correction, falling as low as $572 apiece — down more than 10 percent from the all-time...
Apple's Earnings Should Ease Any Investor Worries

The Weather Channel, Weird But True, Android flashlight apps and more on this week's top free mobile apps

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As is usually the case with the top free apps lists each week there was a lot of movement on iPhone, iPad and Android. In light of Hurricane Sandy hitting the East Coast, mobile users have been heavily downloading weather apps for the latest weather updates. The Weather Channel...
The Weather Channel, Weird But True, Android flashlight apps and more on this week's top free mobile apps

Inside the Twitter-LinkedIn divorce Inside the Twitter-LinkedIn divorce

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Last week, Twitter ended its syndication agreement with LinkedIn. What happened? By Ryan Holmes, contributor FORTUNE — Like children of a troubled marriage, fans of Twitter and LinkedIn woke up this week wondering what went wrong.  As announced last Friday, Twitter ended its tweet syndication agreement with LinkedIn.  While LinkedIn...
Inside the Twitter-LinkedIn divorce Inside the Twitter-LinkedIn divorce

Dropbox enables two-factor verification in "experimental build"

arstechnica.com
Roughly a month after Dropbox said it would offer two-factor authentication, the cloud-based storage company has quietly done so in an experimental build of the application. In the wake of the Mat Honan hack and Dropbox’s own security problems, the company seems to have taken a stronger tactic for hardening user accounts. In...
Dropbox enables two-factor verification in "experimental build"

Maxis and Electronic Arts sue Zynga over The Ville

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One of many images from EA's filing demonstrating the similarities between The Ville and The Sims Social. EA v. Zynga complaint It hasn't been a great couple of weeks for Zynga, whose less-than-stellar earnings report last Friday was quickly followed by allegations of insider trading by no fewer than...
Maxis and Electronic Arts sue Zynga over The Ville

Facebook banker Morgan Stanley tries to calm brokers' fears after IPO

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Bank to adjust thousands of share trades from last week's IPO to ensure no investor pays more than $43 a shareFacebook banker Morgan Stanley is preparing to adjust thousands of share trades from last Friday's messy initial public offering to ensure no investor pays more than $43 a share, according...
Facebook banker Morgan Stanley tries to calm brokers' fears after IPO

Samsung gets a boost as US sales ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 is lifted

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Samsung is in the midst of preparing for a court hearing which will determine whether any of the devices involved in its landmark legal defeat to Apple will be banned in the US, but the Korean firm got a small boost when an existing sales injunction on the Galaxy Tab...
Samsung gets a boost as US sales ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 is lifted

Five Protective Cases for the iPhone 5

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Uh-oh. Is there a ScuffGate controversy brewing? The iPhone 5 went on sale just last Friday but already a number of owners have taken to the Web to complain about imperfections on their shiny new Apple device. (Not to mention the kerfuffle over the Maps application in iOS 6.) Belkin...
Five Protective Cases for the iPhone 5

Apple Stock Crosses $700 Per Share After Hours On The Strength Of iPhone 5

techcrunch.com
Apple joined the illustrious $700 club today in after-hours trading, a list of stocks that have traded at or above that price per share which includes only a few select companies, including Google, which passed that mark earlier in September. The share price was likely driven up first by strong response to its opening of...
Apple Stock Crosses $700 Per Share After Hours On The Strength Of iPhone 5

BP subpoenas researchers’ emails regarding oil spill work

arstechnica.com
A central issue during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the estimation of the volume of oil released. Scientists and staff at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) were called upon by both BP and the US Coast Guard, which requested help in analyzing the spill, and providing an estimate...
BP subpoenas researchers’ emails regarding oil spill work
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RIM extends free PlayBook offer for Android developers

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Is Already Crushing the Dreams of Other Windows Hardware Makers

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The first Microsoft Surface tablets won’t hit the streets for months, but the devices are already causing problems for other companies who make tablets and raising difficult questions about how how Microsoft is treating the companies that build computers and mobile devices based on its software. Just a day after...
Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Is Already Crushing the Dreams of Other Windows Hardware Makers

New Design Marketplace Folio Wants To Help You Sell Your Digital Goods

www.betabeat.com
Mr. Kieran (linkedin.com) For designers who have ever spent hours trying to tweak a tiny button or icon on a time crunch, salvation is nigh: Folio, a new startup based out of General Assembly, has created a marketplace where top-notch design talent can market and sell their digital content. The...
New Design Marketplace Folio Wants To Help You Sell Your Digital Goods

Momentum lost: Despite pressure, cybersecurity legislation has stalled in the Senate

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There was such promise: Massive pressure to compromise had Sen. Lieberman’s cybersecurity bill moving forward in the Senate. This was to be the Week of Amendments, to which passage was to follow. However, we’ve hit a roadblock. The Hill, ever present and nearly prescient in such matters, reported the following...
Momentum lost: Despite pressure, cybersecurity legislation has stalled in the Senate

Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

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Last Friday, Lot18 made a company-wide announcement. If employees weren't happy at the young flash-sale wine site, they could resign by May 18 and receive one month's pay. "If you're really not happy, we want to help you find something else to do," says a company spokesperson, who says the...
Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

Police Seize Jason Chen's Computers [Iphone 4]

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Last Friday night, California's Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team entered editor Jason Chen's home without him present, seizing four computers and two servers. They did so using a warrant by Judge of Superior Court of San Mateo. According to Gaby Darbyshire, COO of Gawker Media LLC, the search warrant...
Police Seize Jason Chen's Computers [Iphone 4]

Social sign-ins at third-party sites begin to get thumbs down

www.pcworld.com
It's common for websites requiring registration to offer a social-sign-in option. That allows the consumer to use their credentials from a social networking site, such as Facebook or Twitter, at the new site, thus avoiding the need for creating yet another username and password to remember. On some sites,...
Social sign-ins at third-party sites begin to get thumbs down
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Web sites go dark to honor Sandy Hook victims

www.computerworld.com
A long list of Web sites went dark for one minute at 9:30 a.m. ET today to mark a moment of silence for the 26 women and children who were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. last Friday....
Web sites go dark to honor Sandy Hook victims

The Four Critical Security Flaws that Resulted in Last Friday's Hack

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A core value CloudFlare is that security information should be shared between organizations to make the entire Internet safer. That is how CloudFlare's systems work: if one site is attacked, data about that attack is immediately shared with the rest of the network so other sites can be safe....
The Four Critical Security Flaws that Resulted in Last Friday's Hack
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