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Why is China a hot zone for the deadliest strains of bird flu?

Stealth Computer crams i7 into hard cover-sized case

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Industrial computer manufacturer Stealth Computer has released a new powerful small form factor PC. The new Stealth Extreme Power model LPC-480 mini PC is Stealth's most powerful small form factor computer to date and integrates the latest Intel 3rd Generation Core i7 mobile processors. The LPC-480 LittlePC measures 5.7 inches...
Stealth Computer crams i7 into hard cover-sized case

Foxconn admits to hiring interns as young as 14 years old

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Foxconn on Tuesday revealed an internal investigation found the company illegally hired some underage workers as young as 14 years old, and said that immediate measures have been taken to resolve the issue....
Foxconn admits to hiring interns as young as 14 years old

House Republicans vote to limit FCC authority

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Republicans in the House of Representatives earlier this week passed legislation that would restrict the FCC in imposing merger conditions as well as limiting other measures. [Read more]...
House Republicans vote to limit FCC authority

Visible Measure, the Web Video Tracker Turned Web Video Ad Network, Raises $21 Million

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If you pay attention to Web video, you’ve probably heard of Visible Measures: They’re the analytics company that tells you about Apple’s most popular ads, or which politician is going viral on YouTube. But Visible Measures makes money doing something else. For the last year, it has been running a...
Visible Measure, the Web Video Tracker Turned Web Video Ad Network, Raises $21 Million

European Commission clears Broadband Delivery UK initiative

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Britain has had grand visions of supplying broadband to virtually every home through its Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) initiative, but the lack of EU approval has put a large part of that plan on ice. Consider the European Commission's latest move a thaw, then. It just confirmed that BDUK...
European Commission clears Broadband Delivery UK initiative

Briefly: Verizon tops, Spotify likes, Michael Jackson

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Verizon Wireless once again claimed the top spot among US carriers in terms of customer loyalty. The company reported today that its second quarter churn rate was 0.84 percent. Verizon edged out the unnamed second place finisher, which tallied a 0.97 percent churn rate. Third and fourth place carriers saw...
Briefly: Verizon tops, Spotify likes, Michael Jackson
Apple’s next iPhone will have a 4-inch display, WSJ says

FCC Chairman calls for increased cybersecurity measures

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The FCC chairman has called for a step-up in the fight against cybercrime....
FCC Chairman calls for increased cybersecurity measures

"The typical, median, right-smack-in-the-middle entrepreneur is a failure." I guess it depends on your measures of success.

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"The typical, median, right-smack-in-the-middle entrepreneur is a failure." I guess it depends on your measures of success.
FTC files charges against spammers accused of sending 180 million text messages

Get Proactive About Protecting Your Computer

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Malware is a widespread concern that costs consumers more than $2 billion and compromises millions of personal computers annually. It's a threat that evolves as quickly as our measures to remedy it. Hackers crack your passwords. Scammers dupe you into clicking malicious links. But those aren't the only --...
Get Proactive About Protecting Your Computer

Parents told to beware children running up huge bills on iPad and iPhone game apps

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Developers are urged to make it less easy for a child to spend hundreds on 'in-app' purchasesParents are being warned to be vigilant with their iPhones and iPads, following increasing reports of children running up bills of hundreds of pounds while playing games such as Playmobil Pirates, Coin Dozer and...
Parents told to beware children running up huge bills on iPad and iPhone game apps

ALERT: Facebook Password Reset Confirmation Is Fake

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Facebook users are currently reporting that they’ve been receiving an email that states “Facebook Password Reset Confirmation” but as usual, this email is completely fake. In fact, it’s not only fake but it also contains a virus. Facebook is currently letting users know that the email is fake but they...
ALERT: Facebook Password Reset Confirmation Is Fake

Android Is... Still Getting Destroyed In Mobile Web Browsing

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Android Is... Still Getting Destroyed In Mobile Web Browsing: Mobile Safari hit 66.22% share of mobile browsing in July, the highest number yet that NetMarketshare has calculated for the browser. Android is growing too, at 19.41%, but amazingly, not as quickly.  John Gruber wonders how this could be given what...
Android Is... Still Getting Destroyed In Mobile Web Browsing

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
New CEO Melissa Mayer starts cracking the whip at Yahoo
Facebook gives users more security controls with Malware Checkpoint

Rejected by Kickstarter? 'Roll your own' with Selfstarter instead

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There's been no shortage of controversy surrounding Kickstarter this year as the crowdfunding platform has gained popularity, prompting the institution of new rules and belt-tightening measures in recent months. Now, however, there's a brand-new alternative: Meet Selfstarter, an open source platform that lets anyone "roll their own" crowdfunding effort...
Rejected by Kickstarter? 'Roll your own' with Selfstarter instead

Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

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Since we last heard about Mosoro's Lego-brick sized Bluetooth LE modules, they've changed their names, picked up another member and are now making their way to iOS app developers. The 3D-Motion's got an accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer, while the Enviro measures temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. New to the...
Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

A New Way to Manage Your Twitter DMs – The New SocialToo Design

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Today we’re launching a huge new redesign for SocialToo where we’re even further continuing our focus to clean up your stream and build better features to help you manage the social networks you belong to. With an entirely new architecture, new design, and lots of new features, we hope you’ll...
A New Way to Manage Your Twitter DMs – The New SocialToo Design

German court slaps EU ban on Samsung's 7.7-inch Tab but somehow lets the 10-incher slide

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A few months before Apple is set to release a 7.85-inch tablet of its own, it has convinced a German court to ban Samsung’s similar-sized, year-old offering based on the look and feel of the 10-inch iPad. The ban would extend to the entire 27-member states of the EU should it...
German court slaps EU ban on Samsung's 7.7-inch Tab but somehow lets the 10-incher slide

Logitech to cull 140 employees under cost cutting measures

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Peripheral manufacturer Logitech is looking to lay off five percent of its workforce over the next year, as part of a cost-savings exercise. The savings, expected to total between $16 and $18 million in its 2014 fiscal year, will come partly from the loss of 140 jobs, and will be...
Logitech to cull 140 employees under cost cutting measures

Sure Facebook has 900 million users, but its engagement is smoked by these other sites

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Whenever the question of which social network dominates the landscape is raised, it seems as if the same two or three major players are the only sites that ever earn a mention. If you’re judging social networks based solely on the number of users each can claim, this makes perfect...
Sure Facebook has 900 million users, but its engagement is smoked by these other sites
Samsung accused of child labor abuse at Chinese factory

RIAA claims Google's anti-piracy downranking doesn't work

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Google offered an olive branch to content producers when it promised to downrank pirate sites in its search results last summer. Really, the RIAA was looking for the whole tree; it just published a report claiming that Google's technique hasn't had any tangible impact. The agency argues that the...
RIAA claims Google's anti-piracy downranking doesn't work

SOPA and PIPA prompt Reddit, Mozilla, and 73 others to ask Congress to halt work on intellectual property laws

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A coalition of 75 groups including Reddit, Mozilla, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Public Knowledge, Open Congress, and Human Rights Watch, have sent an open letter to Congress asking it to put the brakes on intellectual property lawmaking in the wake of the massive backlash against the Stop Online Piracy...
SOPA and PIPA prompt Reddit, Mozilla, and 73 others to ask Congress to halt work on intellectual property laws

CUPP Computing’s PunkThis board puts Android on any laptop

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Want to double, triple, even quadruple the battery life of your laptop? Want to swap out the stale Windows software with a more flexible operating system known as Android? That’s the promise of an impending product from niche tech company CUPP Computing. Called the PunkThis board, it is easily installed...
CUPP Computing’s PunkThis board puts Android on any laptop

When It Comes To Shopping, Mobile Web Trumps Apps – Led By Amazon, Says Nielsen

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There’s been lots of debate about whether mobile apps or the web have the upper hand when it comes to making content for smartphones, and when it comes to using it. Some interesting insights from Nielsen out today on how in the case of mobile shopping, for now the main...
When It Comes To Shopping, Mobile Web Trumps Apps – Led By Amazon, Says Nielsen

EasyBib's new browser extension tells students how credible sites are, auto-generates citations

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EasyBib, a service best known for its auto-generated citations and bibliographies, first started out as a high school hack way back in 2001. It’s since become a standard for students, and if you’ve attended school any time over the past decade, you’ve probably used it at least once before. Now,...
EasyBib's new browser extension tells students how credible sites are, auto-generates citations
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