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Suddenly, AOL Shareholders Are Standing Up For Armstrong (AOL)

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AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is in a fight for his job with AOL's  sixth-biggest shareholder, hedge fund Starboard. Reuters reports he has some new allies. Starboard says AOL is blowing it, investing so much in Patch and with poor display ad sales.  Starboard's solution is a handful of people that it...
Suddenly, AOL Shareholders Are Standing Up For Armstrong (AOL)

Gawker editor defends crowdfunding crack video, calls out "timid" Canadian media

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John Cook, the Gawker editor who led a public campaign to pay $200,00 for a video of the mayor of Toronto smoking crack, told Canada’s national broadcaster that he stands by his actions and suggested the country’s own media outlets failed in their reporting duties. “The idea that the proper...
Gawker editor defends crowdfunding crack video, calls out "timid" Canadian media

Google fined, will beef up privacy training in Street View settlement

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Google will institute enhanced employee privacy training and create a public campaign about the importance of securing wireless networks as part of a $7 million settlement with state officials who were investigating the company's controversial Street View program, the officials announced Tuesday. Read full article >>...
Google fined, will beef up privacy training in Street View settlement

A petition to put computing legend Alan Turing on British banknotes hits 10,000 signatures

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An online petition in the UK has garnered 10,000 signatures as it aims to get one of the fathers of modern computing put onto British banknotes. Alan Turing was a computer science pioneer, whose work helped pave the way for the device you’re reading this article on. His Turing Machine...
A petition to put computing legend Alan Turing on British banknotes hits 10,000 signatures

Asteroid-mining company launches $1M Kickstarter campaign for world's first crowdfunded space telescope

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When Planetary Resources first announced its plans to mine near-earth asteroids last year, the response was impressive. More than 3,500 people applied for jobs, another 2,500 inquired about investing and nearly 50,000 reached out wanting to get involved in some way or another. While the Bellevue-based company could only allow a select few onto...
Asteroid-mining company launches $1M Kickstarter campaign for world's first crowdfunded space telescope

Microsoft: Gone Google and Now You Regret it? We Have Alternatives

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When Google announced that it was going to integrate Google+ with its search results, its biggest competitor in the search market, Microsoft's Bing, remained quiet while social networks like Twitter raised the hue and cry. Now, however, it looks like Microsoft is about to pounce on this chance to raise...
Microsoft: Gone Google and Now You Regret it? We Have Alternatives

"Stop the Cyborgs" launches public campaign against Google Glass

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Sharon Ron-McKellar, whose husband (Ian McKellar) works on Google Glass, was seen wearing these at an event in Oakland in February 2013. Sharon Ron-McKellar Less than two weeks ago, Seattle’s 5 Point Cafe became the first known establishment in the United States (and possibly the world) to publicly ban Google...
"Stop the Cyborgs" launches public campaign against Google Glass

Apple in Talks With Greenlight Over Cash

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Apple just announced that it is in talks with Greenlight Capital about finding a way to distribute cash to shareholders. Apple shares rose by $13.55, or nearly 3 percent, on the news. In a statement issued a few minutes ago, Apple said it is in “active discussions about returning additional...
Apple in Talks With Greenlight Over Cash

Cruddas wins libel payout over former Blair aide's Twitter slurs

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Ex-Tory co-treasurer sued Mark Adams over 'persistent and public campaign' and is also taking action against Sunday TimesPeter Cruddas, the former Conservative Party co-treasurer, has won £45,000 in libel damages plus £120,000 in costs from a former private secretary to Tony Blair who repeatedly alleged he was a criminal who...
Cruddas wins libel payout over former Blair aide's Twitter slurs

Kodak Sues Apple. Again.

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Kodak is suing Apple again — but this time it’s not for patent infringement, it’s for undermining Kodak’s efforts to sell off the very patents it’s asserting against Apple. In a lawsuit filed late Monday in U.S. bankruptcy court in Manhattan, Kodak accused Apple of attemping to “delay and derail”...
Kodak Sues Apple. Again.
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