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Establishing US assembly lines would be 'highly difficult' for Apple

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Though Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said this week he'd like his company's products to be made in the U.S., a new report suggests the roadblocks might be too great for Apple to overcome, at least in the short term....
Establishing US assembly lines would be 'highly difficult' for Apple

Apple faces delays in bid for sales bans in German Motorola case and US Galaxy Tab case

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According to two separate reports today, Apple is once again facing roadblocks in its attempt to win sales bans in patent related litigation with Samsung and Motorola. The first report comes from Bloomberg, which today said that a court in Dusseldorf, Germany said Apple will likely lose its bid...
Apple faces delays in bid for sales bans in German Motorola case and US Galaxy Tab case
Startup Spotlight: RockStar Motel aims to put the power in the hands of music fans

Uber continues its US expansion with 'soft launch' in Phoenix

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Pushing ahead with its plans to take its ‘driver for hire’ private cab service to more cities across the the US, Uber has today ‘soft launched’ in Phoenix, having already signed a lease with a creative co-working space to set up operations in the area. The company tweeted a photo...
Uber continues its US expansion with 'soft launch' in Phoenix

Apple Now Including Unique Identifiers for In App Purchase Receipts to Combat Hack

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Following last week's launch of a hack that allowed users to obtain In App Purchase content free of charge by routing their purchase requests through a server run by a Russian hacker, Apple began taking steps to thwart the method. The hacker has, however, continued to develop his method to...
Apple Now Including Unique Identifiers for In App Purchase Receipts to Combat Hack

Apple Pushes for Clarification on Licensing of FRAND Patents

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Dow Jones Newswires reports that Apple filed a letter with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) last November pushing for clarification on how standards-essential patents are intended to be licensed. These standards-essential patents are currently required to be licensed under fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms in order to promote...
Apple Pushes for Clarification on Licensing of FRAND Patents
Why regulators are dead wrong about crowdfunding and risk
Startup Spotlight: DealScoopr scours your social network to find cheap airfare

VIDEO: Why messaging could be murder in Jamaica

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The BBC's Nick Davis explains why police in Jamaica are warning drivers not to use mobile phones to tip-off other motorists about roadblocks....
VIDEO: Why messaging could be murder in Jamaica

Visualized: AT&T's network-boosting Small Cell

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WiFi used to be the only somewhat reliable way for a carrier to plug up holes in its network coverage. It's a tactic AT&T's used to great effect in many metropolitan areas where it offers wireless service. But short of acquiring more spectrum -- a costly and time-consuming process...
Visualized: AT&T's network-boosting Small Cell

Admitting his agency plods like a broken mule, new FCC member Pai proposes moving more quickly

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In late 2011, US President Barack Obama nomimated Ajit Varadaraj Pai to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Today he gave his first speech as a member of that agency. Happily, Pai appears to have modernization in his sights. The agency could use it. Noting that the FCC is hardly revered for its speed in...
Admitting his agency plods like a broken mule, new FCC member Pai proposes moving more quickly

Browsium lands biggest customer yet, moving UK agency from IE6 to IE9

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Browsium, the Redmond startup whose technology lets companies run legacy web apps in the latest versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Windows, has signed its biggest customer to date, the London-based HM Revenue & Customs governmental agency. Computer Weekly reports that the agreement “will act as a proof of concept for...
Browsium lands biggest customer yet, moving UK agency from IE6 to IE9

Telus reportedly in talks to buy Mobilicity, spectrum likely to be the prize

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Canadians have been enjoying a minor renaissance in wireless competition since its AWS auction allowed a slew of smaller carriers to join the fray. Unfortunately, that diversity might be shrinking soon. The Globe and Mail reportedly has documents showing that Telus has been in active talks to buy Mobilicity...
Telus reportedly in talks to buy Mobilicity, spectrum likely to be the prize
MindMixer Helps Citizens Engage With Their Communities

Where Are Your Social Media Roadblocks? http://bit.ly/cF2rqW

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Where Are Your Social Media Roadblocks? http://bit.ly/cF2rqW

LG Offensive Faces Roadblocks

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LG Electronics is seeking to win back customers with new smartphones, despite struggling over the last two years to get an operating system ready....
LG Offensive Faces Roadblocks
Lack of trust impedes the dream of an automated mechanical army

11 Of The Wildest Technology Conspiracy Theories

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Nothing is at it seems! Or is it? Plus, they're all out to get you. Want proof? One theory says the CIA has funded an operation that trawls Facebook for data. Seriously. Whether the motivations are political, financial, or otherwise, plenty of people are convinced that big businesses and governments...
11 Of The Wildest Technology Conspiracy Theories

Google's Larry Page says Oracle among those holding back tech industry

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Chief executive defends Google Glass and slams sector's 'negativity and zero-sum games' in speech to Google I/OThe Google co-founder Larry Page spoke out on Wednesday about the "negativity" he believes is holding back the technology industry, a day after revealing that he has been suffering from a rare vocal-cord condition...
Google's Larry Page says Oracle among those holding back tech industry

Google’s new Wallet plan: share the take with carriers

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Google’s mobile payment system known as Google Wallet hasn’t received as warm of a welcoming as the company might have hoped. First there were issues with Verizon blocking the service on the new Galaxy Nexus as the carrier preps its own rival service known as ISIS. Wallet then had a...
Google’s new Wallet plan: share the take with carriers

More Audio Codecs Coming to webOS, via Patches

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Multimedia on webOS has always been a bit of a mixed bag. Some files play fine, others don't.  Palm has given webOS users all the basic audio and video codecs to get by, but sometimes that's just not enough.Currently webOS supports the MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, QCELP, and WAV...
More Audio Codecs Coming to webOS, via Patches

This epic accountant turned your dull Excel spreadsheet into an awesome RPG

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A Canadian accountant has built a role playing game (RPG) inside of Excel. It’s called Arena.Xlsm, and it does in fact work. Why build an RPG inside of Excel? The question is backwards. Why the hell wouldn’t we? Anyone who spent the majority of math in High School programming their TI-83...
This epic accountant turned your dull Excel spreadsheet into an awesome RPG

Essential tools for hardcore PC builders and upgraders

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You would think that building a modern PC would be a matter of simple assembly: Insert Part A into Part B, connect all this to Part C, and you're off to the races. Components are relatively standardized, so as long as you ensure your parts are compatible with each other, piecing everything...
Essential tools for hardcore PC builders and upgraders

Spotify is Getting Ready for U.S. Launch in Q3

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While Spotify CEO Daniel Ek didn't say much about his company's timeline for launching in the U.S. during his SXSW keynote interview, it definitely looks like the popular streaming music services is putting all the pieces for a U.S. launch together. In an interview with Bloomberg earlier today, Spotify's senior...
Spotify is Getting Ready for U.S. Launch in Q3

Ron Conway Talks Napster And The Sharing Economy Problem That "Never Got Solved"

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On stage at Disrupt NY 2013 today, serial investor Ron Conway and filmmaker/actor Alex Winter took the stage with CrunchFund’s MG Siegler to talk about the documentary Downloaded about the rise and fall of Napster. Ron Conway described being an early investor (his Angel Investors fund put around $500,000 into...
Ron Conway Talks Napster And The Sharing Economy Problem That "Never Got Solved"

Do Not Track proposal runs into more roadblocks

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The World Wide Web Consortium continues to debate issues over the DNT proposal, while one member of the organization's working group seems weary over the lack of progress. [Read more]...
Do Not Track proposal runs into more roadblocks

Lyft, Sidecar face roadblocks from CA regulators over legality of ridesharing

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Lyft and Sidecar, two of San Francisco’s latest ridesharing companies, were issued cease-and-desist orders from the California Public Utilities Commission in August, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday, but continue to operate and deny that they lack required permits. The news comes as a continuation of the battle over city regulation of...
Lyft, Sidecar face roadblocks from CA regulators over legality of ridesharing

Oracle patches Java exploits, toughens its default security levels

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Oracle hasn't had a great start to 2013. It's barely into the new year, and Apple and Mozilla are already putting up roadblocks to some Java versions after discoveries of significant browser-based exploits. The company has been quick to respond, however, and already has a patched-up version ready to...
Oracle patches Java exploits, toughens its default security levels

Where Are Your Social Media Roadblocks?

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Where Are Your Social Media Roadblocks?

Obama offers plan to help small businesses, start-ups

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A week after his State of the Union pledge to create a stronger economy, President Obama on Tuesday sent Congress a legislative package aimed at accelerating small business growth and removing roadblocks for start-ups. Read full article >>...
Obama offers plan to help small businesses, start-ups
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