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If the Asymco chart I posted earlier doesn’t scare the...

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If the Asymco chart I posted earlier doesn’t scare the shit out of Microsoft — this one will. Horace Dediu: Considering the near future, it’s safe to expect a “parity” of iOS+OS X vs. Windows within one or two years. The install base may remain larger for some time longer...
If the Asymco chart I posted earlier doesn’t scare the...

Today in Tech: Apple boosts processors, drops prices on Retina MacBooks

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Also: Why Apple's alleged iWatch doesn't scare Pebble; AOL buys gdgt blog.  Apple updates processors & prices of MacBook Pro with Retina Display [APPLE] The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now starts at $1,499 for 128GB of flash, and $1,699 for a new 2.6 GHz processor and 256GB of flash....
Today in Tech: Apple boosts processors, drops prices on Retina MacBooks

Skype acknowledges IM bug that unintentionally shares conversations with random contacts

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Skype has acknowledged that a bug in its VoIP software is unwittingly sharing instant messaging conversations with uninvited contacts on a user’s friend list, causing a minor privacy headache for the Microsoft-owned company. As noted by Engadget (citing a thread on Skype’s support forums), users have found that a small number of messages...
Skype acknowledges IM bug that unintentionally shares conversations with random contacts

If Most Crime Involves A 'Cyber' Element, Can't We Just Call It Crime Instead Of Cybercrime?

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It is a standing modern truth that you can take a scary word in the English language and turbocharge its terror factor by putting the word "cyber" in front of it. Don't believe me? Murder. Some guy stabs or shoots me. Cyber-murder. Holy crap! A dude can reach through...
If Most Crime Involves A 'Cyber' Element, Can't We Just Call It Crime Instead Of Cybercrime?

A Lawyer Who Is Also A Photographer Just Deleted All Her Pinterest Boards Out Of Fear

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A woman named Kristen decided to look into the legality of Pinterest.  After all, she's a lawyer with a passion for photography. What she found scared her so much, she shut down her Pinterest boards entirely. Kristen's investigation began after she saw photographers complaining about copyright violations on Facebook. ...
A Lawyer Who Is Also A Photographer Just Deleted All Her Pinterest Boards Out Of Fear
Google I/O Sells Out In Less Than An Hour

Dedicated Method Actor Ashton Kutcher Was Hospitalized for Trying Steve Jobs' All Fruit Diet

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(Photo: Irish Examiner) Move over, Josh Brolin: there’s a new uber-dedicated method actor in town, and his name is Aplusk. If you thought the recently released clip of the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs looked a lot like Ashton Kutcher walking and talking just like Ashton Kutcher but in a black turtleneck,...
Dedicated Method Actor Ashton Kutcher Was Hospitalized for Trying Steve Jobs' All Fruit Diet

Times Scare http://post.ly/eUXh

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Finding News Is One Thing, Understanding It Is Another. Prismatic Does Both, and Fast.
Facebook privacy scare illuminates the evolution of online conversation

Summer's Coming, So I Want To Tell The Story About How My Husband Drowned At The Beach

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Everyone who swims in the surf has a scare at one point or another. The current grabs you and pulls you out to sea. Instead of going with it, you fight it. Soon you're exhausted. In January, a husband and wife from New York were swimming together in the Caribbean...
Summer's Coming, So I Want To Tell The Story About How My Husband Drowned At The Beach

Photo apps for fun and profit: Comparing the successes of Instagram and Camera+

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Apps will make you fantastically wealthy. Everyone knows that. Build an app, launch it, and watch the millions of dollars in sales, the press coverage, the buyout deals and the rest of it all roll into your life like a cresting wave. Or not. The simple fact that is that...
Photo apps for fun and profit: Comparing the successes of Instagram and Camera+

Private Facebook Data Powering Ads Outside Of Facebook — Is The World Ready?

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Because investors sure are. Facebook’s share price  jumped up 3.8% to $33.05 today on news that it’s now showing its ads on Zynga.com in a revenue sharing partnership. Most amazingly, neither the press nor users seem to be freaking out that their private, personal data is now being used to...
Private Facebook Data Powering Ads Outside Of Facebook — Is The World Ready?

Because of the scare (I think) we were put on a 747, even from denver to sfo got the nice seat, which is rare http://twitpic.com/14194h

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Because of the scare (I think) we were put on a 747, even from denver to sfo got the nice seat, which is rare http://twitpic.com/14194h

Systrom: Twitter's photo filters don't scare me

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Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom said Twitter adding a filters feature to its photos wouldn't be a threat to the photo-sharing network. [Read more]...
Systrom: Twitter's photo filters don't scare me

A Security Check At Square Ahead Of This Week’s Launch

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Earlier today, testers of the new mobile payment service, Square, got a scare. Emails were sent out suggesting that users had changed their bank account information, and Square was emailing to let them know that the new account was verified. The only problem? These users didn’t actually change a thing....
A Security Check At Square Ahead Of This Week’s Launch
Rumor Roundup: Sexting Gets TechCrunch All Hot and Bothered

Facebook 'Friends,' and Why We Should Lose the Scare Quotes

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With every click on Facebook, you leave a little trail of your social life. Now researchers are saying they can piece those clues together, and pick out who your closest friends are....
Facebook 'Friends,' and Why We Should Lose the Scare Quotes

China claims its military and defense sites were hacked by U.S. attackers

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In a move to counter recent reports claiming that a special unit in the Chinese Army is behind repeated cyber attacks on U.S. institutions, the nation Thursday claimed its military and defense ministries websites are routinely hacked from IP addresses originating within the United States. More than 144,000 hacking...
China claims its military and defense sites were hacked by U.S. attackers

Google's Matt Cutts: "turn on two-factor authentication"

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Google’s vocal Matt Cutts, who works for the Search Quality team and is an expert on SEO, has published a post on his blog asking Google users to turn on two-factor authentication after the recent hacking scare: Myth #1: But what if my cell phone doesn’t have SMS/signal, or I’m...
Google's Matt Cutts: "turn on two-factor authentication"

Best New Way To Get a Cab: Taxi Magic

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Cabs can finally take advantage of smartphone features like electronic payments, GPS, and estimated travel costs. Catching a ride with the Taxi Magic app was the most pleasant experience I’ve had with a cab so far, and it demonstrates that they can compete with lower-cost personal sedan-services like UberX and...
Best New Way To Get a Cab: Taxi Magic

Malware strikes iOS for the first time: Apple must do more to help users stay safe

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A malware scare on a mobile device? Must be Android, right? In this case, that’s only half correct. A new malicious app has been detected by Kaspersky Labs, and it affects both Android and Apple’s carefully guarded iOS platform. Does this indicate some previously unknown vulnerability in both platforms? Not...
Malware strikes iOS for the first time: Apple must do more to help users stay safe

Remember that Gawker redesign? A year’s worth of data says it worked

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On Feburary 7th, 2011, the entire Gawker Media style changed from a typical one you’d see on a blog to a hipper more programmed feel. The design focused on a top story and then listed out others along the side in a static bar. Some people called it horrific, some...
Remember that Gawker redesign? A year’s worth of data says it worked

Copyright scare spreads on Facebook

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A status update hoax fills Facebook feeds with bogus legalese, Kindle Fire is Cyber Monday's hot seller, and Google forces reviewers to use real names. [Read more]...
Copyright scare spreads on Facebook

New Changes To Twitter's Embedded Tweets

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It seems there are more changes at Twitter than to the molecules of a frozen burrito in a microwave. On the heels of last month's API change (and scare), Twitter is tweaking content delivery. Twitter product manager Brian Ellin wrote in a blog post last week that the firm is "launching a new...
New Changes To Twitter's Embedded Tweets

This week's local news scare: porn trolls are coming for you

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Few news outlets are further behind the curve than nightly broadcasts on local television. So when copyright trolling becomes fodder for outraged evening news coverage, it's a sign the backlash against the practice has truly gone mainstream. The activist site Fight Copyright Trolls points to a pair of news segments...
This week's local news scare: porn trolls are coming for you

LeakID And The DMCA Takedown Notice Farce

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The DMCA notice and takedown system was considered to be a significant concession on the part of the content industries when it debuted. Over the intervening years, it has become a very powerful weapon, one that is brandished carelessly by many copyright holders. In order to protect their safe harbors,...
LeakID And The DMCA Takedown Notice Farce

France calms fears over Facebook Timeline scare

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After French newspapers set off a 24 hour privacy panic over Facebook messages, the country’s privacy regulator has moved quickly to tamp down the affair. After interviewing Facebook executives for three hours on Tuesday, France’s Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés is now debunking rumors of a privacy bug in Timeline,...
France calms fears over Facebook Timeline scare

Symantec launches massive 'Android malware' scare campaign -- extreme caution advised

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Security software peddler Symantec has launched what may be the largest malware scare campaign ever conducted against Android users, researchers at the Android Power Labs have discovered. read more...
Symantec launches massive 'Android malware' scare campaign -- extreme caution advised

MMR and me | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

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I have a doctorate in physics. My wife has one in chemistry. We have an 11-year-old son, who should have got his MMR jab in 2003A lot has been written about the MMR scare of just over a decade ago. More is being written now because children who were not...
MMR and me | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics
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