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How MailChimp learned to treat data like orange juice and rethink email in the process

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo fix serious email weakness

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Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have remedied a cryptographic weakness in their email systems that could allow an attacker to create a spoofed message that passes a mathematical security verification. The weakness affects DKIM, or DomainKeys Identified Mail, a security system used by major email senders. DKIM wraps a cryptographic...
Google, Microsoft and Yahoo fix serious email weakness

New hires in mobile games: DeNA, Breaktime Studios and more

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Hiring in the mobile apps sector was down this week with 22 new hires overall between 10 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, DeNA reported the most activity with eight new hires. The highest profile hire of the week was Todd Heringer who landed at Breaktime Studios as...
New hires in mobile games: DeNA, Breaktime Studios and more

Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

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If you're an iPhone user, you're no doubt familiar with stock apps like Calendar, Mail, Notes, and Reminders. These are key tools in any mobile worker's arsenal, and yet all four have room for improvement. Some would say a lot of room. Below I've rounded up four great alternatives...
Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

New hires in mobile apps: Gloops

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Due to recent changes in the way Linkedin displays hiring information we have have changed the format of our weekly new hires posts. Companies who want their new hires included in the post must contact us directly at mail (at) insidemobieapps (dot) com. Hiring in the mobile apps sector was...
New hires in mobile apps: Gloops

Sales growth outpacing audience growth at world's biggest online newspaper

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Last week, Mail Online – which overtook NYTimes.com’s readership in December – hailed passing the 100 million monthly uniques milestone. On Tuesday, its publisher DMGT said digital revenue in its Associated Newspapers division, which contains MailOnline and Metro.co.uk, grew 72 percent in the last 11 months. That is against the...
Sales growth outpacing audience growth at world's biggest online newspaper

Sprint offering $150 off Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus, and Galaxy Victory Nov 22.-25

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Sprint is offering up to $150 in savings starting on Thanksgiving Day, which will allow you to get either the Galaxy S II for $49 on contract, as well as the Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Victory 4G for free. The offer will continue on Black Friday and through Sunday, Nov. 25....
Sprint offering $150 off Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus, and Galaxy Victory Nov 22.-25

Nokia Music with Mix Radio to launch on Asha smartphones in Russia 'over the next few weeks'

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Nokia is launching its music streaming service Nokia Music as an app for its Asha range of smartphones, giving users a new way to listen to an almost unlimited number of albums and singles. The service offers listeners a number of pre-generated playlists based on a particular artist or genre,...
Nokia Music with Mix Radio to launch on Asha smartphones in Russia 'over the next few weeks'

Facebook platform industry news and hires: We Are Social

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We Are Social, a global social media agency, which previously focused on strategic research, planning and creative in the owned and earned categories of marketing, announced this week that it is expanding into paid media. To do so, it has hired David Gilbert, formerly of TBG Digital, to lead the...
Facebook platform industry news and hires: We Are Social
Doxo Uses QR Codes To Bridge The Gap Between Paper Bills And Mobile Payments
The Ecosystem Of Hype

Fleksy keyboard app targets visually-impaired and sighted users alike

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Syntellia's freemium app is starting on iPhone but with Android ambitionsAlternative keyboard apps like SwiftKey and Swype have been popular on Android, where they're able to replace the default touchscreen keyboard across the OS. Less so on iOS, where they can't do that.That hasn't stopped Syntellia and its Fleksy app....
Fleksy keyboard app targets visually-impaired and sighted users alike
PS Vita firmware update 2.0 adds an email client and improves the browser
The iPhone is one step closer to becoming a true Google-phone
Review: Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium Edition hopes to be at your service

Motorola's Opportunity: Droid Razr M vs. iPhone 5

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Apple is expected to announce the newest iteration of the iPhone on Wednesday. It will likely - and finally - have a bigger screen along with 4G LTE, better central and graphics processors, and Apple's vaunted Retina display. The problem for Apple? Manufacturers like Motorola are beating it to the...
Motorola's Opportunity: Droid Razr M vs. iPhone 5
New Jersey will let citizens displaced by Hurricane Sandy vote by email or fax

Yahoo Mail gets Web and Android upgrade, plus new iPhone and Win8 apps

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Yahoo Mail has gotten a makeover intended to make it faster, streamline its interface and simplify its use....
Yahoo Mail gets Web and Android upgrade, plus new iPhone and Win8 apps

Facebook lawsuit ends with claimant arrested for fraud

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Entrepeneur Paul Ceglia, one-time claimant to Facebook billions, has been charged with mail and wire fraud over what federal prosecutors and the US Postal Inspection Service have determined to be falsified information. Ceglia sued Facebook and its CEO in 2010 on the strength of the forged information, claiming that a...
Facebook lawsuit ends with claimant arrested for fraud

Review: CloudMagic Lives Inside Windows 8

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CloudMagic has gone Metro. The excellent search service, which I've been a fan of since it made its debut in 2010, is now available as a native application for Windows 8's Metro interface. CloudMagic's Windows 8 edition still delivers super-speedy, accurate search results across a host of services, but...
Review: CloudMagic Lives Inside Windows 8

Kyocera Torque hitting Sprint March 8th, carrying $100 price tag and Bear Grylls' seal of approval

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We first heard about -- and went to town on -- Kyocera's latest smartphone toward the end of last month. Thankfully, the Torque happens to be an "ultra-rugged" device, meaning its creators didn't mind at all when we tossed it against a wall or two. The LTE-packing Ice Cream...
Kyocera Torque hitting Sprint March 8th, carrying $100 price tag and Bear Grylls' seal of approval

Privacy advocates welcome Yahoo Mail HTTPS roll-out

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Digital rights and privacy advocates have welcomed Yahoo's decision to provide its users with an option to enable HTTPS (HTTP Secure) for their entire webmail sessions....
Privacy advocates welcome Yahoo Mail HTTPS roll-out

PSA: T-Mobile's Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810 on sale today

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After what's seemed like an interminable wait, Microsoft's freshly baked Windows Phone 8 devices are finally beginning to flood the US market. And if you happen to be a subscriber on lady Magenta, well then, mark today as the day you can claim the 8X or Lumia 810 as...
PSA: T-Mobile's Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810 on sale today
Kickstarter roundup: Crono mail app, iPen 2, Radius iPhone case, Trygger camera clip
Verizon Wireless to begin using mobile usage data for new targeted ad service
3-D printing goes Disney: turn yourself into a Star Wars action figure for $99

Turkish government agency spoofed Google certificate "accidentally"

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Microsoft has released a security advisory concerning a fraudulent digital certificate for all Google domains apparently created by the Turkish government. The certificate, which was created by a subsidiary Certificate Authority issued to the transportation directorate of the city government of Ankara, could have been used to intercept SSL...
Turkish government agency spoofed Google certificate "accidentally"

Samsung's Ativ aims to bring Windows 8 RT tablets to life

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The strangely named 'Ativ' range includes a Windows Phone, but it's the Windows RT tablets running ARM processors which will attract attentionFirst out of the OEM starting gate with Windows 8 tablets is Samsung, which showed off its new toys ahead of IFA in Berlin on Wednesday .Windows 8 has...
Samsung's Ativ aims to bring Windows 8 RT tablets to life

College Campuses Are Going Crazy Over This App That Shares Your Secrets Anonymously

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There's a hot new app taking college campuses by storm. It's called Whisper. Whisper is an iOS app that lets you anonymously share secrets in the form of digital postcard. You don't have to interact with other people on the platform, but Whisper does enable you to leave hearts on...
College Campuses Are Going Crazy Over This App That Shares Your Secrets Anonymously

30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict

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While we all have our favorite brands, there’s no doubt a bit of disservice that we do to ourselves when we don’t venture outside of our comfortable walls. That’s exactly the story with me, specifically related to Apple. I long ago overcame the desire to tinker, upgrade and fix my...
30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict
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