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Balanced closes $3.4M seed round to help it expand its payment fraud solution worldwide

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Balanced Payments has raised $2 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Collaborative Fund, and several angel investors to help close out its $3.4 million seed round. With this investment, the company says that it will focus on improving its payments solution so that it will work for “the toughest type of e-commerce...
Balanced closes $3.4M seed round to help it expand its payment fraud solution worldwide

European privacy authorities ask Google to tweak March policy change

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European privacy authorities have asked Google to tweak the unified privacy policy it introduced on March 1, but have stopped short of asking it to undo all its changes. They set no firm deadline for Google to make the tweaks, and will leave it to national data protection authorities to...
European privacy authorities ask Google to tweak March policy change

Gadgets Week In Review: Window Walking

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Here are some stories from the past week on TechCrunch Gadgets: Windows 8: The Road Ahead LTE-Packing Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Hits VZW Shelves On March 1 Texas Instruments Announces New Partnerships For OMAP 5, But Wait…There’s More Wonder What Games Might Look Like On The New iPad? Check This...
Gadgets Week In Review: Window Walking

Motorola says 'numerous individuals [...] wrote about prior art invalidating Apple’s patents'

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In a Motorola filing in the Northern District of Illinois, I discovered a statement indicating that individuals who write to companies defending themselves against patent infringement claims may actually identify prior art that those defendants, despite their vast resources, weren't able to find on their own but considered useful enough...
Motorola says 'numerous individuals [...] wrote about prior art invalidating Apple’s patents'

You are the product for The Google

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As of March 1, if you hadn't erased your Google Web History and switched the feature off, you will have made a big mistake because Google has set itself on a course that will allow the company to find out way too much about you ... at least, way too...
You are the product for The Google

Apple Wants a Hearing Before Judge in Samsung Case to Talk Damages

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Apple has asked the judge overseeing its patent case with Samsung to hold a hearing to discuss her recent moves to uphold part of a jury’s billion-dollar verdict and order a new trial on other parts of the damages. In a filing on Wednesday, Apple made the case that it...
Apple Wants a Hearing Before Judge in Samsung Case to Talk Damages

LG releases teaser video for new 5-inch Optimus Vu

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With the Mobile World Congress trade show set to take place later this month in Barcelona, we might be getting our first look at what LG has planned with a new device called Optimus Vu teased in new ads (via BGR). We already know a lot about the device:...
LG releases teaser video for new 5-inch Optimus Vu

Never fear, Europe: Mac Pro reportedly being updated soon

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Apple notified at least one reseller partner in Europe that it will release new computers this spring to replace those being banned in the EU as of March 1, according to French publication MacGeneration. [Read more]...
Never fear, Europe: Mac Pro reportedly being updated soon

Why Facebook will start serving ads on Instagram soon

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Most of the media coverage of Facebook’s latest proposed revisions to its legal agreements with users has focused on one change: the proposed elimination of users’ right to vote. The reality, however, is that this change probably won’t have any practical effect because a vote by users would almost certainly...
Why Facebook will start serving ads on Instagram soon

Europeans, EPIC Bring More Scrutiny To Google Privacy Changes

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The controversy surrounding Google’s privacy policy changes continues on both sides of the Atlantic. The European Commission wants to look more closely at Google’s new, consolidated policy before it goes into effect on March 1, 2012. Meanwhile, back in the US, the Electronic Privacy... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Europeans, EPIC Bring More Scrutiny To Google Privacy Changes

Google agrees deal with Korean watchdog to help users better understand its new privacy policy

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After weeks of negotiations over its new privacy policy, Google has agreed a plan with the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) to better inform domestic Internet users on how it will use their data and provide links to its existing services to allow them to control the information they share. The...
Google agrees deal with Korean watchdog to help users better understand its new privacy policy

Yammer Opens Up Its Microblog Network To a Much Broader Community

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Yammer is opening up its microbogging platform. In "Yammer Community" people may now create a community without the requirement that an email address be associated with a particular domain. This is a big change for Yammer. Many companies do not have their own domains. Opening up the platform means that...
Yammer Opens Up Its Microblog Network To a Much Broader Community

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 arrives March 1 on Verizon

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 will be available to customers this Thursday on the Verizon Network for about $500. [Read more]...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 arrives March 1 on Verizon

Nokia wins injunction blocking sales of microphones for HTC One

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Nokia has accused supplier STMicroelectronics of selling microphones Nokia says it developed to rival HTC, and on Monday won an injunction in the Amsterdam District Court preventing their sale.STMicroelectronics must stop supplying HTC with the microphones used in the HTC One because they were invented by Nokia and manufactured...
Nokia wins injunction blocking sales of microphones for HTC One

Verizon to sell Tab 7.7 Thursday for $500 over LTE

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Verizon Wireless today announced it will sell the the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 exclusively starting Thursday, March 1, for $499.99 with a two-year agreement for the carrier's 4G LTE network....
Verizon to sell Tab 7.7 Thursday for $500 over LTE

The Facebook Gaming Ecosystem: A Cross-Sectional Study Of The Top-Rated Apps

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Editor’s note: Hassan Baig is an entrepreneur who runs White Rabbit Studios, a South Asian gaming startup he founded four years ago in Pakistan. Follow him on Twitter @baigi. Services like Appdata have been providing individual stats about gaming apps for a long time, but snapshot-like analyses of top-rated games on Facebook’s App...
The Facebook Gaming Ecosystem: A Cross-Sectional Study Of The Top-Rated Apps

Galaxy Tab 7.7 set to arrive at Verizon on March 1?

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 may be set to arrive on the market as early as March 1 for Verizon customers. A leaked screenshot that is claimed to have emanated from Verizon's internal site, and later posted by Droid-Life, suggests the flagship 7.7-inch tablet will be available to purchase before the...
Galaxy Tab 7.7 set to arrive at Verizon on March 1?

New Hackers ‘The Consortium’ Introduce Themselves With Hack of Porn Site Digital Playground

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The F.B.I. may have snagged LulzSec by turning top hacker Sabu (Hector Xavier Monsegur) but if they thought that would put paid to hacking groups looking to make their bones, they were wrong. Welcome The Consortium, and their filleting of the porn site, Digital Playground. The Consortium didn't just...
New Hackers ‘The Consortium’ Introduce Themselves With Hack of Porn Site Digital Playground

South Korean authorities to probe Google’s new privacy policy

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South Korea’s communications regulator,  Korea and Communications Commission (KCC), has reportedly begun investigating whether Google’s new privacy policy — new rules that combine a user’s information across its services — violates local laws. Yonhap News reports that the investigation will determine whether the search giant’s new measures will violate domestic data...
South Korean authorities to probe Google’s new privacy policy

Apple to End Mac Pro Sales in Europe -- For the Time Being

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The long-overdue-for-an-overhaul Mac Pro will disappear from store shelves come March 1, and not because of an impending update. Apple is halting sales of the machine because it will not meet new EU regulatory standards. On March 1, an amendment to the EU’s Information Technology Equipment Safety Standard will go...
Apple to End Mac Pro Sales in Europe -- For the Time Being

Vimeo iOS app updated with iPad support: Full-screen playback, video editor

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This slideshow requires JavaScript. Vimeo launched its long-awaited iOS app nearly a year ago. Though the program offered a comprehensive set of editing features, it only supported iPhone and iPod touch. Today, the company introduced a new version at Mobile World Congress (MWC), an annual mobile industry trade show that runs...
Vimeo iOS app updated with iPad support: Full-screen playback, video editor
Apple stops selling Mac Pro in EU ahead of March 1 deadline

Line links up with Japanese operator KDDI to boost visibility of its messaging app

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Asia messaging service Line has boosted its visibility in Japan after it inked an agreement with KDDI which will see the app added to the operator’s “au Smart Pass” app promotion service, as analyst Serkan Toto notes. The Line service is hugely popular in Japan and across Asia — which is...
Line links up with Japanese operator KDDI to boost visibility of its messaging app

Apple Extends Deadline For New Mac App Store Rules

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Apple is giving Mac software developers more time to conform to new rules designed to make their computer apps work more like mobile ones. The company notified developers Tuesday evening that they would have until June 1 to implement “sandboxing” for their apps, extending the deadline from March 1, according...
Apple Extends Deadline For New Mac App Store Rules

Samsung filing confirms 'Apple can seek even more damages [than $1.05 billion] in the new trial'

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It's now official that a new Apple v. Samsung trial in California could lead to a total damages award exceeding the original $1 billion verdict. It could also result in a reduction. But Samsung itself has just confirmed in a pleading that the new trial is an opportunity for Apple to...
Samsung filing confirms 'Apple can seek even more damages [than $1.05 billion] in the new trial'

Google responds to US Congress privacy concerns

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Google has responded to US Congress demands for information on the search giants recent privacy policy changes, detailing the amendments in a 13-page letter that attempts to hammer home that Google’s “approach to privacy has not changed.” The new policy – which streamlines the majority of Google’s existing privacy policies into a...
Google responds to US Congress privacy concerns

ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 27 February 2010

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There's plenty of new stuff on this week's calendar but nothing comes close to Global Ignite Week. And with more than 50 events all around the world, it's likely that there's an Ignite close to you. Remember, they're almost guaranteed to make you smarter. Like the the Ignite motto...
ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 27 February 2010

To LA, with love: photos from VentureBeat/DEMO meetup

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The LA tech scene is hot, and so we hit the town looking for great startups to write about, and to invite to our DEMO conference. The list of Los Angeles companies making waves is growing: HauteLook sold for $270M to Nordstrom, Riot Games recently sold a $400M majority stake to China-based Tencent, Shoedazzle raised $40M...
To LA, with love: photos from VentureBeat/DEMO meetup

Looks Like Freelance Matchmaker Solvate is Shutting Down

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We’ve gotten a tip that Solvate, a venture-backed marketplace for hiring freelance work, is shutting down. Apparently, the freelancers who do work through Solvate have been told that the service will end effective March 1. I’ve emailed and called Solvate, and haven’t gotten a response yet. (I will update this...
Looks Like Freelance Matchmaker Solvate is Shutting Down

New Samsung Android 4.0 device to be unveiled at MWC?

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The image above of a mystery Android 4.0 device was posted by @eldarmurtazin (via BGR) with no details other than “Barcelona. Samsung. Press photo leaked.” We’re obviously assuming Barcelona is pointing to the Mobile World Congress set to kick off later this month. While we’d normally speculate this is...
New Samsung Android 4.0 device to be unveiled at MWC?
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