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Privacy group demands FTC force Google to roll back privacy policy changes

From Google to Facebook, online privacy concerns aren’t going away (infographic)

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Ever since Google announced a new, controversial privacy policy two weeks ago, interest in online privacy has spiked as more people question how Google and other companies are managing your data. Google announced last week that it would change its privacy policy by combining 60 policies into one, with the...
From Google to Facebook, online privacy concerns aren’t going away (infographic)

Apple’s Safari browser vulnerable to address bar spoofing exploit in iOS 5.1

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Given their popularity, Apple’s iOS devices are constantly being probed for vulnerabilities, whether it be within the filesystem, kernel or their applications. Today, a new vulnerability has been brought to our attention that focuses on how the Safari browser on iOS 5.1 renders website addresses, which can be used to...
Apple’s Safari browser vulnerable to address bar spoofing exploit in iOS 5.1

Google privacy policy changes March 1: How to clear your search history, account information

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Google’s new privacy policy is set to go into effect tomorrow, March 1 — making it as good a time as any to do some maintenance on your account. As we’ve mentioned in the past, Google account holders have a few ways to control what they share with the company....
Google privacy policy changes March 1: How to clear your search history, account information

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

Google’s new Privacy Policy

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Our updated Privacy Policy takes effect today, March 1. As you use our products one thing will be clear: it’s the same Google experience that you’re used to, with the same controls. And because we’re making these changes, over time we’ll be able to improve our products in ways that...
Google’s new Privacy Policy

Daily Crunch: Cheap 3D

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Here are some recent Gadgets posts: Is The $300 3D Printer Finally Here? Makible Thinks So TC@MWC: The Huawei Ascend D Quad Is One Of The Nicest Phones You’ll Never Buy LTE-Packing Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Hits VZW Shelves On March 1 HBO GO Finally Lands On Xbox 360 On...
Daily Crunch: Cheap 3D

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

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

5 Ways to Keep Your Google Browsing Private

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Google's one unified privacy policy went into effect on March 1. The new privacy policy makes it easier for Google to bring user data across its services, but the actual privacy preferences remained unchanged. Google has integrated search, email, YouTube, social and work. The few exceptions to the unified privacy...
5 Ways to Keep Your Google Browsing Private

Apple amends iPhone 4S to fix signal issues for unofficial partner, China Mobile

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Just over a month since the company confirmed issues between its iPhone 4S smartphone and China Mobile SIM cards, Apple has adapted the device to eliminate signal issues, the Chinese operator has announced. On March 1, China Mobile said that Apple has modified how the iPhone 4S interacts with the...
Apple amends iPhone 4S to fix signal issues for unofficial partner, China Mobile
E-mail backup service DropMyEmail.com grabs over 500K users in just 2 months

Microsoft and others reportedly complain to EU regulators over Google+

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Microsoft and “several other firms” have reportedly lodged a formal complaint to EU antitrust regulators about Google+, the Internet giant’s social networking tool. Reuters cites “two people familiar with the matter” as its source, in a move that could see European regulatory bodies extend its investigations into the company. Whilst...
Microsoft and others reportedly complain to EU regulators over Google+

This Billionaire Venture Capitalist Gave A TED Talk Saying Rich People Don't Create Jobs — And TED Is Refusing To Post It

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As the war over income inequality wages on, billionaire Seattle entrepreneur Nick Hanauer has been raising the hackles of his fellow 1-percenters, espousing the contrarian argument that rich people don't actually create jobs.  The position is controversial — so much so that TED is refusing to post a talk that Hanauer...
This Billionaire Venture Capitalist Gave A TED Talk Saying Rich People Don't Create Jobs — And TED Is Refusing To Post It

Platform update: ads, passwords, access tokens, more

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As Facebook continues to review and approve new Open Graph actions, the social network announced a number of changes affecting developers working on the platform. Action specs – The Ads API now allows developers to create Featured Stories (previously called “Sponsored Stories”) using action specs rather than by ad creative...
Platform update: ads, passwords, access tokens, more

As Developers Struggle, Apple Pushes Back Sandbox Deadline Again

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Apple has pushed back its deadline for developers to "sandbox" their applications. The original deadline, was pushed back to March 1, 2012 last November. Now Apple is giving developers through June 1st "to take advantage of new sandboxing entitlements available in OS X 10.7.3 and new APIs in Xcode 4.3."...
As Developers Struggle, Apple Pushes Back Sandbox Deadline Again

Apple Extends Deadline for Sandboxing of Mac App Store Apps to June 1

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Apple today announced that it has extended the deadline for Mac App Store apps to implement sandboxing until June 1. The requirement had been set to go into effect on March 1 after already having been delayed from last November, but continued uncertainty about implementation and its effects on app...
Apple Extends Deadline for Sandboxing of Mac App Store Apps to June 1

LTE-Packing Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Hits VZW Shelves On March 1

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For those of you who feel that the Galaxy Tab 8.9 is too big and the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is too small, the LTE-packing Galaxy Tab 7.7 should feel just right. And according to Verizon, the little 7-incher should be available March 1 on the big red network, just...
LTE-Packing Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Hits VZW Shelves On March 1

Federal court expedites case on Google privacy policies

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A federal court said Thursday that it would accelerate a lawsuit that aims to punish Google for alleged privacy violations. The U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia agreed to a request by plaintiffs The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) to speed the review of a lawsuit the privacy...
Federal court expedites case on Google privacy policies

Apple deadline for sandboxing in Mac App store arrives March 1

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Apple is approaching its deadline for requiring that all apps sold in the Mac App Store be sandboxed for security, a policy that is drawing complaints from certain developers....
Apple deadline for sandboxing in Mac App store arrives March 1

Search Engine Land’s SMX West Conference in Two Weeks!

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Only two weeks until Search Marketing Expo – SMX West returns to San Jose, February 28 – March 1. Here is what’s in store: Exceptional Content: Sixty sessions for marketers of every skill level. The multi-track agenda covers paid search advertising (PPC), search engine optimization (SEO),... Please visit Search Engine...
Search Engine Land’s SMX West Conference in Two Weeks!
Android Market has 450,000 apps, Google activating 850,000 Android devices a day

Post service rupture, Azure works to stabilize its reputation

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The cloud’s viability is not largely determined by its capability, that’s already been proven, but by its reliability, something that still has some businesses, especially in the enterprise, jittery. Microsoft’s cloud computing product Azure, a service that I would almost call rising, had a service blip almost two weeks ago, and Microsoft...
Post service rupture, Azure works to stabilize its reputation
Why Google isn’t the privacy villain it’s made out to be (this time)
SOPA masala: 387 Indian ISPs must block 104 piratical websites

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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The iPad 3 is on its way in March. 1 billion smartphone users will be roaming the world by 2016. Twitter’s forcing employees to hold most of their stock, to avoid an IPO. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]
AVG follows FTC’s privacy lead, adds “Do Not Track” tool for its 108M users

These Body-Conscious Teens Grew Up To Have 8 Pack Abs And An Exploding Fitness Startup

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Brian Wang was awkwardly thin. Richard (Dick) Talens was overweight. The once body-conscious teenagers now have eight-pack abs and a fitness startup that's exploding, Fitocracy. Fitocracy is a social network for fitness that was founded at the end of 2010. The site pairs Talens and Wang's love of video games...
These Body-Conscious Teens Grew Up To Have 8 Pack Abs And An Exploding Fitness Startup

Confirmed: Samsung won’t have press briefings at MWC

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Going the way of Microsoft and Apple, South Korean conglomerate Samsung confirmed in an email to PCMag it won’t hold a news conference at Mobile World Congress (MWC). The world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, MWC traditionally serves as a launchpad for the very latest and greatest products the industry has...
Confirmed: Samsung won’t have press briefings at MWC

Google's new 'tailored' privacy policy: how to circumvent the rules

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You've already heard about the slightly-ominous new policies, so here are some antitodes for when they take effect (tomorrow!)How much do you want Google to know about you? On March 1, the company will institute new "privacy policies" that will add substantial detail to the picture Google keeps of each...
Google's new 'tailored' privacy policy: how to circumvent the rules
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