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Apple & Foxconn take a radio reporter on an iPad factory tour

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The re-burnishing of Apple's corporate image continues Photo: Rob Schmitz/Marketplace Rob Schmitz gets his reward this week. The China correspondent for American Public Media's Marketplace -- whose reporting exposed the lies in Mike Daisey's The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs and who joined Ira Glass last month in...
Apple & Foxconn take a radio reporter on an iPad factory tour

Twitter #Music App Launches Today So You Can Find the Same New Music You've Already Heard

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Here it is! (Photo: GMA/Twitter) Because apparently there aren’t enough music apps in existence, Twitter announced today on ABC gigglefest Good Morning America that it will be making its highly anticipated foray into the crowded music market. Along with a website, Twitter #Music (hashtag!) is a new, separate app for your iPhone that’s slated...
Twitter #Music App Launches Today So You Can Find the Same New Music You've Already Heard

"Involuntary porn" site tests the boundaries of legal extortion

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In the era of Polaroid cameras, you didn't have to worry too much about a racy snapshot you took in the privacy of your bedroom becoming available to the general public. But thanks to the rise of digital cameras and the Internet, that's now a real risk. Hackers, disgruntled exes,...
"Involuntary porn" site tests the boundaries of legal extortion

Porn Copyright Troll's New Tactic: Maybe Public Humiliation Will Magically Make People Pay

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It's no secret that the real strategy of many of the porn companies who have turned into copyright trolls is to use public shame into the game as a way to pressure people into settling. As per usual, these companies almost never follow through on actual lawsuits against people. They...
Porn Copyright Troll's New Tactic: Maybe Public Humiliation Will Magically Make People Pay

German firm threatens to publish IP addresses of alleged porn pirates

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A German law firm representing pornography publishers is threatening to publicly embarrass those it has accused of infringing its clients' works by publishing their contact information on its website. Der Spiegel reports (the news story includes a NSFW image) that the firm of Urmann and Colleagues (U+C) has warned on its...
German firm threatens to publish IP addresses of alleged porn pirates

The Public Humiliation Diet: Five Things Worth Learning About Your Money and Improving Yourself

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The Public Humiliation Diet: Five Things Worth Learning About Your Money and Improving Yourself

Weird Science keeps its testosterone steady after fighting with quails

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It's a testosterone laced fight club! K. Hirschenhauser It's not how you do, it's who sees you doing it. We tend to associate testosterone with facial hair and deep voices, but it also controls behavior in both sexes across the animal kingdom. One bit of behavior it seems to...
Weird Science keeps its testosterone steady after fighting with quails

What the papers say about the former Sir Fred Goodwin...

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Most of today's front pages were devoted to the removal of Fred Goodwin's knighthood, with two choosing mild puns on his nickname.The Daily Telegraph gave us "Goodwin is shredded" and The Guardian came up with "A reputation shredded: Sir Fred loses his knighthood".The Independent looked rather red-toppish with a single...
What the papers say about the former Sir Fred Goodwin...
Italy Accuses Apple of Misrepresenting Warranty Options, Threatens to Kick It Out

Jawbone Up extends social feed with Facebook Open Graph integration for iOS

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There's no better motivation than public humiliation, err, community support. Which is why Jawbone's extending its Up band's social circle to encompass the likes of Facebook. Previously, Up users could only share their dietary, exercise and sleep habits with other registered users, but now that feed will also extend...
Jawbone Up extends social feed with Facebook Open Graph integration for iOS

HOLY CRAP: Look What Just Happened To Newspapers!

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Back in 2007, I wrote a series of posts arguing that "newspapers are screwed." The theory was that, as readers and ad spending moved online, newspapers would be unable to replace the revenue they were losing from print advertising. Like many theories involving the future, this one was ridiculed...
HOLY CRAP: Look What Just Happened To Newspapers!
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