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FTC releases new guidelines on child privacy #thecircuit

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FTC releases new guidelines on kids privacy: The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday issued an update to online child privacy laws that would require application makers to notify parents to collect a child's photographs, videos and geo-location information, The Washington Post reported. Read full article >>...
FTC releases new guidelines on child privacy #thecircuit

Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory

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A riot at has broken reportedly broken out a factory owned by Foxconn, the company famous for its production of Apple gadgets. Ed Flanagan of NBC News reports: Reports early Monday from China suggest that a mass disturbance or riots may have broken out at a Foxconn factory in the...
Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory

Google Drive is Almost Here

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This image is often relevant. (level343.com) A source has informed Reuters that The Next Web's scoop was on the money: Google's Dropbox competitor, Google Drive, is about to happen. Reuters reports Google may announce the new service as early as Tuesday. There will be a 5 gigabyte free version with...
Google Drive is Almost Here

The Cake Copyright Is A Lie; Safeway Just Doesn't Want To Be Mocked

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A few folks have sent in this story on the blog of the wonderful (and super popular) site Cake Wrecks, which (as the name suggests) highlights hilariously bad cake designs, supposedly done by "professionals." Not surprisingly, the site is well known among those who wield cake decorating bags. However, some...
The Cake Copyright Is A Lie; Safeway Just Doesn't Want To Be Mocked
Cobweb-scanning software can identify spider species

Is Photographing A Meal 'Taking Intellectual Property Away' From A Chef?

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Via Rob Hyndman, we discover that at least one chef believes that taking photos of food he cooks, and then posting them on the internet, is "taking" his "intellectual property." We've discussed in the past how restaurants are yet another area where a lack of copyright protection has actually helped...
Is Photographing A Meal 'Taking Intellectual Property Away' From A Chef?

LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members

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LinkedIn is rolling out a new, simplified look for the section of its social network which gives users a comprehensive list of the people who have recently viewed their profile. The layout for users with a ‘free’ account is largely the same, showing a mixture of known colleagues and contacts...
LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members

Evernote updates its Android app with a new camera mode, shortcuts menu and Smart Notebook support

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Evernote has updated its Android app to version five today, introducing a new camera mode, support for the Evernote Smart Notebook and shortcuts. The multi-shot feature, already available on the iOS app, means that users can snap a series of photographs using the built-in camera and import them all into...
Evernote updates its Android app with a new camera mode, shortcuts menu and Smart Notebook support

If You Were A Tree... What Kind Of IP Protection Could You Get?

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drewmo wrote in telling us: "A friend of mine just posted a photo of the Lone Cypress in Pebble Beach and included a note saying, "Evidently, I can't sell this image. pebble beach owns the rights." From what I know about photography copyrights in the U.S., that's completely incorrect. He...
If You Were A Tree... What Kind Of IP Protection Could You Get?

Facebook Might Be Reading Your Texts (FB)

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Facebook might be monitoring your text messages as research for its own future messaging service, the London Sunday Times reports. Their story is behind a paywall, but Fox News has a write-up. If you have Facebook's app on your phone, your texts could be read, according to the article....
Facebook Might Be Reading Your Texts (FB)

United Airlines Kicks Travel Writer Off Of Plane For Photographing His Seat

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This one is from a few weeks back, but it's worth catching up on. In an age when pretty much everyone has a camera in their pocket via their telephone, it's fairly crazy to try to enforce "no photography" rules -- especially in places where they don't make any sense....
United Airlines Kicks Travel Writer Off Of Plane For Photographing His Seat
Leaked Image Shows Apple's Design Changes For The Next iPad (AAPL)
MakerBot opens a 3D printing photo booth in Manhattan store
Under bright light, the Portuguese man-of-war becomes a twisting landscape of neon
Tumblr updates iPhone app with Photosets and other picture-friendly tweaks

High-tech photo booth tracks user behavior

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A photo kiosk that can track user behavior using a Microsoft Kinect-like sensor and mine social data could help marketers gain valuable information about audiences at sporting events. Mobile services company Mobiquity, based in Massachusetts, installed the first FanShots kiosk in the Sun Life Courtside Club at Boston's TD...
High-tech photo booth tracks user behavior

Nikon Updates Its Photo-Sharing With Image Space Site For The Instagram Era

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Nikon is one of the biggest names in photography, but until now its efforts at creating an online photo sharing service have flopped. Will this time be different? Nikon has announced a new free website called Nikon Image Space, designed to present and share the photographs of owners of...
Nikon Updates Its Photo-Sharing With Image Space Site For The Instagram Era
Smithsonian's Eyewitness to Space collection offers unique glimpse into the early space program

A Grand Finale: Time-Lapse Video of Endeavour's Last Mission

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Part of what was so fascinating about the photographs of Endeavour's final journey last week was the incongruency of this mighty beast of a spaceship traveling along Los Angeles's humble streets, over bridges, through residential neighborhoods, and past everyday strip malls. But through the magic of timelapse, filmmaker Matthew...
A Grand Finale: Time-Lapse Video of Endeavour's Last Mission

Announcing Instagram Profiles on the Web!

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You've asked for Instagram on the web and we've listened. Over the next few days, we'll be rolling out Instagram profiles on the web! Your web profile features a selection of your recently shared photographs just above your profile photo and bio, giving others a snapshot of the photos you...
Announcing Instagram Profiles on the Web!
A legal victory for 'appropriation art' expands when artists can remix each others' work

Adolfo Farsari – The Man Who Shot Old Japan

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Adolfo Farsari was quite a character.  An Italian who emmigrated to the USA with the sole intention of fighting in the Civil War (he was a fervent abolitionist) he eventually arrived in Japan.  He was one of the few foreign photographers allowed to set up shop there in 1880s....
Adolfo Farsari – The Man Who Shot Old Japan
Mobile: Why Everyone (Not Just Geeks) Should Care About Big Data

You May Have Received An Email Last Night Saying Facebook Owes You $10 (FB)

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Many Facebook users received an email notice last night about a class action lawsuit against the company. This is the same email that went out to some Facebook users last week, but we wanted to mention it again in case there was any confusion. The suit says Facebook used users'...
You May Have Received An Email Last Night Saying Facebook Owes You $10 (FB)
BlackBerry 10 set to invade iPhone and Android screens with full takeover ads

Facebook Settles Lawsuit, Will Pay $10 Million To Charity

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Facebook is settling a lawsuit brought upon the social network giant for $10 million.  The settlement was reached last month but made public this weekend. Facebook declined to comment on Saturday. Reuters reports that the five victims alleged Facebook violated California law by publicizing their "likes" of certain advertisers on its...
Facebook Settles Lawsuit, Will Pay $10 Million To Charity

U.K. Judge rules HTC phones don’t infringe on Apple’s slide-to-unlock patents

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Following a report on Monday that the ITC blocked Apple’s request for an emergency ban on U.S. imports of HTC devices, Bloomberg reported this morning that a court in London has ruled against Apple over four touchscreen related patents, including one covering the iOS slide-to-unlock feature. The four patents in...
U.K. Judge rules HTC phones don’t infringe on Apple’s slide-to-unlock patents
Google Glass software update rolling out with major enhancements to photos (HDR, captions)
Facebook Pages Manager for iOS rebuilt for speed, gains emojis and stickers

Beautiful Hardware That Won't Become A Reality Without Your Help

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People have been using crowdfunding tools like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to raise the money necessary to bring their ideas to life. For every smash success that meets its goal and raises all the money it needs, there are so many more that never get funded and don't even get off...
Beautiful Hardware That Won't Become A Reality Without Your Help
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