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Verizon Cable Deal Gets a Senate Hearing - Kohl Wants to Examine Anti-competitive Repercussions

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Responding to consumer advocate and competitor concerns that the new Verizon, cable industry deal could include some anti-competitive conditions (hey, we won't install new FiOS in your markets if you let us sell wireless to your customers and sell us spectrum), Senator Herb Kohl has announced a new hearing looking...
Verizon Cable Deal Gets a Senate Hearing - Kohl Wants to Examine Anti-competitive Repercussions
AXA Private Equity Puts $248M Into Parent Of German Uber-Private Buying Club BestSecret.com

GoodSync's features are rich but require study

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GoodSync is single-minded: It's intended to provide automatic synchronization and backup across folders and remote volumes. That narrow focus has two repercussions. First, the utility offers exhaustive, rich, and deep support for an array of services and options. Second, the learning curve for using the program to its best advantage...
GoodSync's features are rich but require study

Buffer Scheduling Service Now Making Over $100K In Monthly Revenue, With 600K Users Sending 5M Updates Per Month

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Social network scheduling startup Buffer continues to grow, and is now on track to make over $1 million in annual revenue with over $100,000 coming in from clients per month. The company now has over 600,000 users, and over 10,000 paying users as of this month, signalling significant growth from...
Buffer Scheduling Service Now Making Over $100K In Monthly Revenue, With 600K Users Sending 5M Updates Per Month

Who's Afraid Of Google Glass?

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“First you see video. Then you wear video. Then you eat video. Then you be video.” — Pat Cadigan, Pretty Boy Crossover Sheesh. A whole lot of people who presumably have never actually seen Google Glass in action appear to be really upset. “People who wear Google Glass in public...
Who's Afraid Of Google Glass?

RIM’s New CEO Backtracks: “There Is A Lot Of Change”

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On Monday of this week, RIM’s new CEO made a statement that set off a bomb on the blogosphere, and I’m not sure he understood its repercussions at the time. “I don’t think any drastic change is needed.” If you’ve been paying attention to RIM and its numbers, you know...
RIM’s New CEO Backtracks: “There Is A Lot Of Change”

How Hard Will Weak PC Sales Hit Intel?

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The reports by market research firms Gartner and IDC earlier this week showing what appears to have been one of the worst year-on-year contractions in the personal computer market since records have been kept is having repercussions up and down the supply chain. As it happens, the report came a...
How Hard Will Weak PC Sales Hit Intel?

Apple's iOS Still Dominates Mobile Web Browsing, Little Has Changed Over Six Months Of New Devices

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Users of Apple’s iOS mobile operating system tend to be much heavier mobile web browsers than Adroid users, according to mobile ad network Chitika, and that tendency hasn’t changed very much at all during the past six months, despite the introduction of a wide variety of new Android hardware. While...
Apple's iOS Still Dominates Mobile Web Browsing, Little Has Changed Over Six Months Of New Devices

AT&T developing tech to help parents keep teenagers from texting-and-driving, hopes to saves lives

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By now, you're likely aware of some of the repercussions that come with shooting an innocent text to a friend while being behind the wheel. Well, in an effort to keep these unfortunate accidents from ever occurring, the AT&T Foundry's been hard at work, hoping to come up with...
AT&T developing tech to help parents keep teenagers from texting-and-driving, hopes to saves lives

This Is What Happens When You Really Screw Up At Apple (AAPL)

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Walt Mossberg told people to avoid using Apple maps in favor of Google maps on their iPhones. It's rare for Mossberg to tell people to avoid Apple services. Mossberg has been largely favorable in his reviews to Apple. This is mostly because Apple has made the best products in the...
This Is What Happens When You Really Screw Up At Apple (AAPL)

Sony Invests $642 Million In Olympus, Becomes Largest Shareholder

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Sony is expected to approve a plan to invest around $643 million (50 billion yen) in Olympus. As the Japanese manufacturer of cameras, optics and reprography products is currently facing a trial for having hidden investment losses for the past 20 years, it has been looking for a potential investor...
Sony Invests $642 Million In Olympus, Becomes Largest Shareholder

Japanese court declares Samsung patent invalid in another spat with Apple

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Weary of the neverending legal back-and-forth between Apple and Samsung yet? No, we're not either (that's a terrible lie), and the latest exciting development comes from a courtroom in Japan, where it was decided Samsung does not hold rights to certain data transmission tech it accused Apple of pinching....
Japanese court declares Samsung patent invalid in another spat with Apple

Maybe You'll Get the Pay TV You Want, After All: Cablevision Sues Viacom to Break Up the Bundle

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Pay TV has a simple model: If you want to watch one channel, you have to pay for dozens — or hundreds — of others, whether you watch them or not. That model drives lots of consumers nuts, but it has looked very, very hard to dislodge. Now one cable...
Maybe You'll Get the Pay TV You Want, After All: Cablevision Sues Viacom to Break Up the Bundle
Some Jerk Has Figured Out a Way to Recover Your 'Deleted' Snapchat Photos

"Pirate Bay" Billboard Hackers Rewarded for Exposing Security Flaw

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Last weekend a billboard located in the Republic Square in the center of Belgrade, Serbia, displayed a rather unusual ad. Instead of advertising commercial goods it displayed an enormous Pirate Bay logo alongside Ghandi’s quote “first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you...
"Pirate Bay" Billboard Hackers Rewarded for Exposing Security Flaw

Does Apple Really "Need" a New Breakthrough to Bolster Stock?

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It may be a while before Apple’s shares return to the all-time high of $705 they hit last September, but they should hit $600 or so by year’s end. This according to Channing Smith, director of equity strategies at Capital Advisors, who predicts that Apple’s stock will rally in the...
Does Apple Really "Need" a New Breakthrough to Bolster Stock?
The economics of Google Fiber and what it means for U.S. broadband

Google Fiber Coming To Austin

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Google Fiber Coming To Austin: Stacey Higginbotham for GigaOm:  And that's one of the biggest repercussions of Google's fiber roll outs. The more people who can pay $70 for gigabit service (or get 5 Mbps for free), the more pressure this puts on the existing providers to upgrade their networks and...
Google Fiber Coming To Austin

VictorOps raises $1.58M to helps ops teams get web sites back online

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VictorOps, a Boulder, Colo.-based startup, has raised $1.58 million in seed funding from Foundry Group, Tango Investments and its three co-founders Todd Vernon, Bryce Ambraziunas and Dan Jones (pictured). The startup is building a software platform that can help operations teams handle system alerts and outages from any device. This...
VictorOps raises $1.58M to helps ops teams get web sites back online

Microsoft Loses Appeal of EU Antitrust Judgment From Another Era

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Right on schedule, the European Union General Court rejected Microsoft's appeal to dismiss $1.12 billion in fines for allegedly not complying with a 2004 antitrust order. The judgment, which leaves most of the fine print in place, is in some ways a relic of another time - one when Microsoft...
Microsoft Loses Appeal of EU Antitrust Judgment From Another Era

The Fight Against Copyright Enforcement & The Fight For Civil Liberties Are The Same

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Before the net, if you wanted to send a copy of something that was protected under the copyright monopoly, it was an absolute given that you could do so. You would send that copy in the mail without a single thought of repercussions. You could send copies of drawings, you...
The Fight Against Copyright Enforcement & The Fight For Civil Liberties Are The Same

Twitter Wins Round One in Spammer Lawsuit Battle

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No question about it: Twitter spam is a total pain. But the company seems to be getting closer to handling its junk tweet problem — one spammer at a time. According to a document filed in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco on Tuesday, the microblogging service settled ongoing...
Twitter Wins Round One in Spammer Lawsuit Battle

Webhost Refuses To Censor Its Own ‘Pirate Bay’ Anti-Censorship Tool

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Back in January we reported on the fruition of a new anti-censorship project. The resulting ‘RePress’ tool was developed by webhosting company Greenhost and allows anyone with a WordPress blog to create a proxy for sites subjected to Internet censorship around the world. The tool’s creators list many usage examples,...
Webhost Refuses To Censor Its Own ‘Pirate Bay’ Anti-Censorship Tool

Adobe Will Contribute To Google's Blink Browser Engine, Believes It Will "Strengthen An Already Healthy Browser Competition"

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Google’s announcement that it would fork WebKit to develop its own Blink browser engine was definitely a surprise and the repercussions of this move for the browser ecosystem as a whole are still unclear. Today, about two weeks after Google’s announcement, Vincent Hardy, Adobe’s director of engineering for the company’s...
Adobe Will Contribute To Google's Blink Browser Engine, Believes It Will "Strengthen An Already Healthy Browser Competition"

Jobs caught Google recruiting Apple engineer, letter alleges

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An unredacted letter from Steve Jobs to Google head Eric Schmidt in March of 2007 reveals that Google was attempting to recruit an Apple engineer, which resulted in swift repercussions after Schmidt was notified. The letter is part of a court case that alleges that informal "no poaching" agreements between...
Jobs caught Google recruiting Apple engineer, letter alleges

25% Of People Have Tweeted Something They Regret [STATS]

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Even though the internet is becoming less and less anonymous, people are still treating it like a free-for-all without rules or repercussions. At least according to a recent poll conducted to see just how responsible people are on Twitter and Facebook. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs...
25% Of People Have Tweeted Something They Regret [STATS]
The FBI Wants To Charge Companies $25k A Day For Not Helping Them Spy On You

Open door: The readers' editor on ... the decision to name Lord McAlpine rather than use initials

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'Newsnight's was the most controversial programme about the subject. If it was wrong we had a duty to say so'No matter how important a journalist believes a story to be, it is not easy to gauge reliably beforehand the effect it may have once published.The decision by the Guardian to...
Open door: The readers' editor on ... the decision to name Lord McAlpine rather than use initials
Heroku stung by Amazon outage
Here comes everybody: Why AirBnB is so disruptive
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