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Disclosure and Compliance Made Easy

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Disclosure and Compliance Made Easy is a post from Chris PirilloOn December 1, 2009, the Federal Trade Commission began requiring bloggers and social media gurus to make full disclosure statements. This was done to “protect consumers from potentially misleading information.” Many of us in the blogosphere had been doing this...
Disclosure and Compliance Made Easy

Patent Office Hires Economist To Add Some Actual Evidence To Patent Policy

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One of our biggest complaints about the way intellectual property policy is handled around the world is how little of it is evidence-based. It almost appears entirely based on the idea that patents and copyrights must be "good" and thus "more" must be "better." Yet there is, at this point,...
Patent Office Hires Economist To Add Some Actual Evidence To Patent Policy
FBI reportedly launches surveillance unit targeting online, VoIP communications
Next Xbox rumored to emphasize sharing, let publishers mandate 'always-on' connection

This Whole "Mandate" Thing Is Irrelevant -- Obama Just Needs To Lead

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NOW that Barack Obama has won re-election, politicians and pundits are debating whether the president has a "mandate" from the American people and, if so, what that mandate entails. Naysayer Jamie Chandler argues that "second term mandates are nonexistent" and Charles Krauthammer says that "Obama won but he's got no...
This Whole "Mandate" Thing Is Irrelevant -- Obama Just Needs To Lead

ICANN Keeps Control Over IANA Internet Root

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The U.S. NTIA has awarded ICANN the mandate to manage the assignment of IP addresses and the management of top-level domains until September 2015, the government......
ICANN Keeps Control Over IANA Internet Root

DOJ Signs New Rules To Let Intelligence Officials Access, Store And Search More Info About US Citizens

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Remember earlier this week when the NSA's boss Keith Alexander tried to shoot down reports that it was storing and datamining all sorts of communications info about Americans (despite a mandate that says the NSA can't spy on Americans?). Yeah. So then there's this news: The Obama administration is moving...
DOJ Signs New Rules To Let Intelligence Officials Access, Store And Search More Info About US Citizens

Yahoo's Europe Head Riley Steps Down, But Will Remain at Company

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Earlier this week, Rich Riley — the nattily-dressed SVP and managing director of Yahoo’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region — sent an email to his staff that he was stepping down from that top role at the company. But, unlike other high-ranking execs that have departed the...
Yahoo's Europe Head Riley Steps Down, But Will Remain at Company

Microsoft Will Re-Comply With EU Antitrust Mandate on Browser Ballot

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Microsoft has taken to heart the European Union’s recent threats about its failure to comply with all of the terms of its 2009 antitrust settlement. According to EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia, the software giant is scrambling to re-implement in Windows the Browser Choice Screen that it accidentally removed with...
Microsoft Will Re-Comply With EU Antitrust Mandate on Browser Ballot

Public Opinion on Legal Challenges to the Individual Mandate

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Public Opinion on Legal Challenges to the Individual Mandate
SCOTUSblog: After a decade, an overnight sensation

Buzzness? Bizzness? BuzzFeed Officially Launches New Business Vertical

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One of our Most Innovative Companies of 2013 continues to... innovate. BuzzFeed is to launch a business-based website, it officially announced today. (Though the news was much-discussed on Twitter over the weekend.) The blog network, seen by just about everyone as King of the Memes (and, indeed, seen by...
Buzzness? Bizzness? BuzzFeed Officially Launches New Business Vertical

Apple iOS developers: We'll adjust to privacy change

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Developers say Apple's new mandate won't be too much of a burden but many will need to modify apps that use address book data [Read more]...
Apple iOS developers: We'll adjust to privacy change

Larry Page Wants To Hire A Million People (GOOG)

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Google currently has about 60,000 full time employees and tens of thousands more contractors. Google CEO Larry Page dreams of scaling the company "10X" to a million employees, he told Wired's Steven Levy at the end of a magnificent interview. From Wired: Wired: How do you maintain the Google culture--including the...
Larry Page Wants To Hire A Million People (GOOG)

Warning: Consumer Video Game Warnings Are Inappropriate for Congress

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Would it help you when reading the ratings for a video game as determined by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board, to read a warning that states violent video games have been linked to violent behavior? Would it help you if that warning appeared on all ratings for nearly all games,...
Warning: Consumer Video Game Warnings Are Inappropriate for Congress

How To Use Push Notifications Without Being Pushy

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Marketing within the mobile world is still evolving around us. With new technology and a wider audience now participating in this market, marketers are understandably focused on how best to communicate effectively with this audience. The New Messaging Mandate published in January 2012 by Forrester... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
How To Use Push Notifications Without Being Pushy

Can Startup Ouya's Crowd-Sourced Gaming Console Challenge Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo?

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The open-source, crowd-funded, cloud-gaming Ouya console has covered all the right buzzwords. But can a $6 million Kickstarter project really compete with gaming giants Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo? Take one part gaming business savvy, and one part cutting-edge industrial design, sprinkle in some open-source software, and add a pile of...
Can Startup Ouya's Crowd-Sourced Gaming Console Challenge Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo?
Appeals court rules Verizon must offer data roaming agreements to competitors

Microsoft is entering a new era

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As Microsoft's business changes, the company needs its groups to work cooperatively. The polarizing working style of former Windows head Steven Sinofsky may not have fit that mandate. FORTUNE -- The departure of Windows chief Steven Sinofsky came as a shock both inside and outside of Microsoft. Up until this...
Microsoft is entering a new era

Scaling Project Mountain

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When Hassan joined Meteor's IT department in 2006, he was pleasantly surprised to find everyone abuzz with excitement. Months earlier, the previous CIO retired, and a new Head of IT had just been appointed, bringing with him the mandate that old Pentium III PCs that sat on each desk had...
Scaling Project Mountain

RT @dpontefract If I Were CEO, I’d Mandate Enterprise 2.0 http://bit.ly/9blLfQ

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RT @dpontefract If I Were CEO, I’d Mandate Enterprise 2.0 http://bit.ly/9blLfQ
France's "Three Strikes" anti-piracy regime may target streaming sites

Tumblr Fires Its Editorial Team

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Tumblr announced late last night that its firing its editorial team and shutting down its Storyboard project. BetaBeat was the first to confirm that the editorial employees were fired. Storyboard was a curated Tumblr page that pulled in editorial content from a variety of sources on the blogging network, including...
Tumblr Fires Its Editorial Team

As USTR Insists ACTA Doesn't Need Congressional Approval, Wyden Asks State Dept. For A Second Opinion

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Back in October, we noted that Senator Ron Wyden had sent the Obama administration a letter pointing out that it appeared unconstitutional for the President to sign ACTA without getting Congressional approval. The USTR had been insisting that because ACTA does not require any change to US law, it doesn't...
As USTR Insists ACTA Doesn't Need Congressional Approval, Wyden Asks State Dept. For A Second Opinion

Bill Gates pressures Obama over new mining and energy anti-corruption laws

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Billionaire philanthropist writes to SEC over concerns that major US companies are trying to water down legislation aimed at stamping out corruption in developing countries Bill Gates is putting pressure on the Obama administration to prevent major US energy companies from neutering legislation aimed at stamping out corruption in developing...
Bill Gates pressures Obama over new mining and energy anti-corruption laws

Still don't believe Google Chrome is a platform? This video will change your mind.

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Is Chrome your browser of choice? For many around the globe — 39.1 percent as of April, according to StatCounter — it is, which gives Google quite a computing mandate. I’ve been watching Google’s Chrome strategy unfold for some time now. Chrome isn’t just a browser for the company, it’s...
Still don't believe Google Chrome is a platform? This video will change your mind.

Is PayPal Preparing To Reverse Its Erotica E-book Stance? The EFF Has A ‘Good Feeling’

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A development on the ongoing story about PayPal and requirements it made on e-book distributors to remove certain kinds of erotica from their catalogs: there are signs the eBay-owned company could be preparing to reverse its position as early as this week, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The digital...
Is PayPal Preparing To Reverse Its Erotica E-book Stance? The EFF Has A ‘Good Feeling’

Apple: No Problem -- The Apology Ads Can Come Out of That $1 Billion Damage Award

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Apple, which has repeatedly accused Samsung of “slavishly” aping the design of its iPad has been ordered to publicly apologize to the company it has branded as “a copyist.” The U.K. Court of Appeals Thursday decided not to overturn a lower court ruling that will force Apple to publicly recant...
Apple: No Problem -- The Apology Ads Can Come Out of That $1 Billion Damage Award

UN: We Don't Want To Take Over The Internet... Just Fundamentally Change How It Works

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We've been covering how there are a number of troubling proposals before the UN's ITU (International Telecom Union), which has been trying to use its role as the global regulator of international telecom issues to insert itself into how the internet should work. So far, the leaks from the secretive...
UN: We Don't Want To Take Over The Internet... Just Fundamentally Change How It Works

Facebook's iOS Apps Might Be Draining Your Battery Life, So There's Your Excuse to Quit

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The cause all of our problems. One of the biggest flaws of the iPhone is how quickly it runs out of battery life–even when you’re not using it. Now, a German developer might’ve discovered the reason why that’s happening: it’s all Facebook’s fault. If you have the social network’s programs...
Facebook's iOS Apps Might Be Draining Your Battery Life, So There's Your Excuse to Quit
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