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Democrats to employers: Stop asking for Facebook passwords

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The Password Protection Act Of 2012 would make it illegal for employers to force current or potential employees to hand over access to their social network accounts. [Read more]...
Democrats to employers: Stop asking for Facebook passwords

Security Manager's Journal: Reining in network accounts

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Many accounts exist that aren't associated with individual people, and theyve gotten out of control....
Security Manager's Journal: Reining in network accounts

Nortel Networks hackers had "access to everything" for years

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Nortel Networks suffered a security breach that for almost a decade gave attackers with Chinese IP addresses access to executive network accounts, technical papers, employee emails and other sensitive documents at the once-thriving telecommunications firm, The Wall Street Journal reported (subscription required). The publication, citing a former 19-year Nortel...
Nortel Networks hackers had "access to everything" for years

Do you own your digital content?

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As Bruce Willis considers a legal bid to bequeath his iTunes library, we look at who actually owns your digital content - from music and books to film - and what your rights areIt used to be so easy: your photographs filled up boxes and albums; your CDs, books and...
Do you own your digital content?

Sony bounces back at Gamescom 2012

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Sony indicates that is recovering from its recent woes by dominating proceedings at Gamescom, after unveiling wildly inventive new games for the PS3 and PS Vita, and fleshing out the appeal of its WonderbookA day after Sony's 14 August press conference at Gamescom, the company received confirmation that it had...
Sony bounces back at Gamescom 2012

Need An Intro? Greylock-Backed Cloze Rates Your Connections

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Not all social network connections are created equal. My networks on Facebook and LinkedIn certainly include real friends and colleagues, but they’re mixed in with people I met once at a conference and others who sent me a nice note about my writing, so I couldn’t bring myself to turn...
Need An Intro? Greylock-Backed Cloze Rates Your Connections

Feds snoop on social network accounts without warrants

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Justice Department report shows real-time surveillance targeting social networks and e-mail providers jumped 80 percent from 2010 to 2011. The ACLU says current law doesn't protect Americans' privacy. [Read more]...
Feds snoop on social network accounts without warrants

Inbox2 Debuts Public Beta Of Message Management Desktop Client For Windows

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Leena Rao picked a great title when she wrote a post about fledgling Inbox2 late last year, writing that the startup essentially aims to rule all incoming communication streams, as the Web service turns your email and micro blogging updates from friends and contacts into a single, ever-synched activity stream....
Inbox2 Debuts Public Beta Of Message Management Desktop Client For Windows
New PS Vita firmware locks memory cards to single PlayStation Network account

BlackBerry is finally taking BBM cross-platform, launching on iOS and Android this summer

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BlackBerry has announced today that its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) messenger service will be launching on iOS and Android this summer. The new cross-platform app will support all Apple hardware running iOS 6 and higher, as well as Android version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above. It means that for the...
BlackBerry is finally taking BBM cross-platform, launching on iOS and Android this summer

Make a music video with Strum

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Strum is a new music-themed software toy and social network from Smule, creators of Magic Piano, Ocarina and the official Glee app. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. Strum’s basic setup is similar to something like Instagram, but the focus is on video rather than...
Make a music video with Strum
Tint Gives Businesses An Easy Way To Bring Social Feeds To Their Websites, Apps And Facebook Pages

Addvocate, The Startup Led By UserVoice Co-Founder Marcus Nelson, Hires The YourTrove Team

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Addvocate, a startup offering tools for businesses to encourage social media advocacy in their workforce, has hired the team behind social search service YourTrove. The two companies were working on somewhat related problems. Addvocate provides a system for pushing shareable content to employees while they’re actually using at services like...
Addvocate, The Startup Led By UserVoice Co-Founder Marcus Nelson, Hires The YourTrove Team

Memolane: Highlight Social Content With New Embed Features And WordPress Plugin

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Memolane, a startup that helps users archive and explore their content across social networks, has been working to make it easier to share that content, for example by allowing users to share “lanes” with their Facebook friends. Now, founder Eric Langier says publishers, brands, and anyone else should have an...
Memolane: Highlight Social Content With New Embed Features And WordPress Plugin

European Playstation Network store broken following maintenance

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Following scheduled maintenance last week, the Playstation Network store in Europe, Australia and New Zealand is no longer working for many users. The problem, reported widely across the European Playstation forums, is that no content can be downloaded from the store, and download lists of previously purchased content are inaccessible....
European Playstation Network store broken following maintenance

Electronic Health Record Security Analysis

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In British Columbia: When Auditor-General John Doyle and his staff investigated the security of electronic record-keeping at the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, they found trouble everywhere they looked. "In every key area we examined, we found serious weaknesses," wrote Doyle. "Security controls throughout the network and over the database were...
Electronic Health Record Security Analysis

Why you shouldn’t just blame your cable company for that $200 bill

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Like the older sibling who seems to be blamed for everything, cable, satellite and telco TV providers caught scrutiny Tuesday after research firm the NPD Group released a report forecasting that the average multi-channel subscription bill will spiral to around $200 by the end of the decade. Aren’t these guys...
Why you shouldn’t just blame your cable company for that $200 bill
New Memolane Features Help You Share (Online) Memories With Facebook Friends

How to Protect Your Social Network Accounts from Hackers

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A tech journalist learned a tough lesson recently. But using two-factor log-ons help guard your Google, Facebook, and Twitter accounts from being hijacked....
How to Protect Your Social Network Accounts from Hackers

HootSuite launches Conversations, now lets you invite anyone to talk social

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HootSuite today announced a new feature called HootSuite Conversations that lets you chat with anyone you want, inside and outside your company, as well as collaborate with multiple people in real-time. The internal communications tool, as it’s being labelled, is currently available in beta now to all Free, Pro, and...
HootSuite launches Conversations, now lets you invite anyone to talk social

Flipboard Now At 56M Users, Adding 6M In One Month Since 2.0 Launch

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Flipboard CEO Mike McCue took the stage at Disrupt NY 2013 today to talk about his company and the changing nature of media and publishing, and he revealed updated stats about user adoption of his company’s platform. Since the version 2.0 launch in March, it has added 6 million new...
Flipboard Now At 56M Users, Adding 6M In One Month Since 2.0 Launch
Rogue domain owner holds CyanogenMod.com for $10,000 ransom, team finds alternate hosting

Bing now more social in the US, hopes you 'like' it and tweet about it

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There's no doubt the Redmond team is spending a hefty amount of time enhancing its search engine at any chance it gets. Adding to the Linked tweaks we'd previously seen, Microsoft's now making Bing more social -- at least in the US of A. The most recent changes bring...
Bing now more social in the US, hopes you 'like' it and tweet about it

PlayStation 3 v4.10 update changes PSN account names and breaks Netflix, fix available

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Sony has just begun rolling out the 4.10 firmware update for the PlayStation 3, which brings some subtle naming changes, an updated browser — and a slight problem for movie lovers. Under the update, users' PlayStation Network accounts are renamed to Sony Entertainment Network accounts as part of the...
PlayStation 3 v4.10 update changes PSN account names and breaks Netflix, fix available

Viacom and DirecTV take their spat to Twitter while channels stay dark

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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are still on vacation but Viacom corporate is channeling their spirits as part of an effort to communicate with frustrated DirecTV subscribers who can’t get their favorite shows. The inability of the programmer and the satellite operator to agree on a new contract has left...
Viacom and DirecTV take their spat to Twitter while channels stay dark

Yahoo Goes All In With Facebook: Here Are The Screenshots

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Tomorrow Yahoo will announce a relaunch of Yahoo Profiles and their “all in” integration with Facebook Connect, including on the Yahoo home page. We’ve all known deep integration with Facebook was coming, but until now it wasn’t clear exactly how deeply Yahoo would go. The answer – pretty deep. Users...
Yahoo Goes All In With Facebook: Here Are The Screenshots

Timbre iPhone App Offers Stunning, Simple Local Live Music Discovery

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New iOS app Timbre wants to help get you out to more concerts, by giving you a glimpse at shows nearby along with a free preview of what exactly you’ll be getting if you buy a ticket or pop into a free show. It does so with a product that’s...
Timbre iPhone App Offers Stunning, Simple Local Live Music Discovery

New York Convinces Game Companies To Kick Registered Sex Offenders Off Gaming Services

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Back in 2008, New York passed a law requiring registered sex offenders to register all email addresses and social network accounts with the government. Since then, a number of states have passed similar laws and some social networks, such as Facebook, have resorted to simply banning sex offenders from the...
New York Convinces Game Companies To Kick Registered Sex Offenders Off Gaming Services

Boot up: the secret mobile giants, Surface's mail limit, skeuowered!, and more

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Plus how Stuxnet hit Chevron, Twitter's reset, why the Wi-Fi iPad mini isn't good enough, and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team2.5bn mobile social network accounts >> Benedict EvansHe says: By my count there are: At least 14 mobile...
Boot up: the secret mobile giants, Surface's mail limit, skeuowered!, and more
Congress blocks law that would prevent employers from demanding Facebook passwords
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