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Smart TV Exploit Means Hackers Can Watch You Watch TV

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Remember all the hubbub (now there's a word I never thought I'd use; thanks a lot, aging process) over Comcast's kind of, maybe plan to spy on subscribers through their cable box as they watch TV, fold their laundry, or engage in coitus? There was quite an outcry at the...
Smart TV Exploit Means Hackers Can Watch You Watch TV
The Royal Nokia Screw-Up That Shouldn't Have Been

Briefly: iPhone in-flight smoking cause, iPad Mini Survey

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An iPhone that started smoking on a flight to Sydney last November has been explained. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau conducted the investigation and found that a misplaced screw within the handset had punctured the battery casing. The resulting short circuit caused the battery to overheat and start smoking. According...
Briefly: iPhone in-flight smoking cause, iPad Mini Survey

An Android Side Project

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Shared by Bud This is kind of exciting, the idea of being able to write Android apps in Python and Ruby. That would really open up the flood gates. I want to be able to write apps for my phone in in something other than the Java language; for example...
An Android Side Project
Hands-on with Twelve South's new HiRise adjustable MacBook stand
Did Path Screw Up and Steal Your Data Again?
SoRewarding Rebrands, Gets Half-Bought, Launches Deals & Events Platform That Lets You Give Back

Explanation of my YouTube "Rental" Screw-up and Funny-ass Captions: http://youtu.be/IlgDiNDRYp0

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Explanation of my YouTube "Rental" Screw-up and Funny-ass Captions: http://youtu.be/IlgDiNDRYp0
Android Malware Surges Despite Google's Efforts To Bounce Dodgy Apps Off Its Platform; F-Secure IDs 51,447 "Unique Samples" In Q3

Facebook Engineer Apologizes Via Reddit For Accidentally Blocking Imgur Across Facebook

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Here's an odd one. Yesterday, I saw that a top story in the technology subreddit was a claim that Facebook was blocking Imgur, the popular image hosting service (especially popular with Redditors, but which we use here as well). This screenshot was shown (hosted on Imgur, natch): A few hours...
Facebook Engineer Apologizes Via Reddit For Accidentally Blocking Imgur Across Facebook

Sega Goes Nuclear On YouTube Videos Of Old Shining Force Game

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Sega has a history of being less than friendly to their fans and customers. Recall that they were unable to respond to one customer's concerns about SOPA, other than to ramble on about reboots and hard resets. Then there was their DRM fiasco when an iteration of their popular Football...
Sega Goes Nuclear On YouTube Videos Of Old Shining Force Game
Screw you, California -- I ate foie gras last night. At a restaurant

Motrr Galileo nets $700k in Kickstarter pledges, available to pre-order now for $117

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Perhaps you were discouraged by the uncertainty that comes along with a Kickstarter pledge, or you simply missed your chance to give Motrr's Galileo an $85 kick before the deadline hit. Whatever the reason, you're still in luck -- the iOS-controlled iPhone platform is now available for a proper...
Motrr Galileo nets $700k in Kickstarter pledges, available to pre-order now for $117

Screw You, Benioff

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Screw You, Benioff
Microsoft Asks 'Are You Being Scroogled?' in Hilariously Melodramatic Anti-Google Campaign
Dejamor Keeps Your Sex Life Sexy Every Month

Hey, Google, It's Time To Suck It Up And Buy Pinterest For $2 Billion

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At a conference recently, an industry guru made an impassioned argument that Google should immediately buy Pinterest, the photo-pinning social site that has taken the world by storm. The argument was persuasive. Here, in a nutshell, are the guru's key points: Google sucks at social and will always suck...
Hey, Google, It's Time To Suck It Up And Buy Pinterest For $2 Billion

Microsoft DMCA Notice 'Mistakenly' Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt

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In recent months the number of DMCA takedown requests sent out by copyright holders has increased dramatically, and it’s starting to turn the Internet into a big mess. One of the problems is that many rightsholders use completely automated systems to inform Google and other sites of infringements. That these...
Microsoft DMCA Notice 'Mistakenly' Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt

Apple's new asymmetric screw isn't real, was the work of a Swedish production company

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Over the past week, you may have read reports that Apple was looking to introduce a new asymmetric screw that would make it more difficult to perform repairs or explore......
Apple's new asymmetric screw isn't real, was the work of a Swedish production company

Benchmarks hint at budget ASUS ME172V Jelly Bean tablet, 1GHz processor Mali 400 GPU

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ASUS has been a strong force in the tablet game even before it set a new price-to-quality standard with Google's Nexus 7. It looks like the firm could be tightening the budget screw even further, if some recent GLBenchmarks are to be believed. The details are sparse, but outline...
Benchmarks hint at budget ASUS ME172V Jelly Bean tablet, 1GHz processor Mali 400 GPU

Apple now offers AppleCare+ to cover accidental damage for iPad owners

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Along with the release of the new iPad, Apple will be extending its AppleCare+ program to owners who pick it up. This is similar to the AppleCare plan that was made available with the iPhone 4S. AppleCare+ will give your iPad an additional two years of support after the one...
Apple now offers AppleCare+ to cover accidental damage for iPad owners

On the road: Fiat Punto 1.3 MultiJet 85hp Diesel

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'This Punto is a great getaway car. It can be driven without looking'In some ways, the flasher the car, the slower it is. No, seriously. Say I've got some top-of-the-range German luxobarge to review. I get in, by pointing and pressing - that bit's usually straightforward. But then I've got to start the...
On the road: Fiat Punto 1.3 MultiJet 85hp Diesel

Adobe man to Apple: 'Go screw yourself'

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iPhone's code translation ban 'despicable' Adobe platform evangelist Lee Brimelow has told Apple to "go screw yourself," upbraiding the Cupertino cult for banning iPhone and iPad applications translated from languages Steve Jobs doesn't like. Such languages include - most famously - Adobe Flash.…...
Adobe man to Apple: 'Go screw yourself'

Tweeting every meal

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I had tried in the past — in very slight ways, without a real goal — to eat better and I would fail every time because no one around me knew I was trying. This time, by having it on Twitter, both my friends and family — as well as...
Tweeting every meal

Zuck Voting for Mitt? How Facebook "Like" Makes Things Ambiguous

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Sometimes the "Like" button is not as clear cut as it seems. Even Zuck would agree. ZDNet reports that a Facebook design flaw has accidentally convinced some readers that Zuckerberg is endorsing Republican Party presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The awkward "Liking" took place earlier this week. Zuck "liked" a story...
Zuck Voting for Mitt? How Facebook "Like" Makes Things Ambiguous

Smoking iPhone blamed on repair by unauthorized shop

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An accident report reveals that a smoking iPhone on an Australian plane enjoyed a misplaced screw in the battery cavity that caused a short. It also points a finger at an unauthorized service provider repair. [Read more]...
Smoking iPhone blamed on repair by unauthorized shop

Apple's War on Tinkerers Continues With the Retina MacBook Pro

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Steve Jobs never wanted anyone to tinker with the machines built by his company. That's why Apple's original Macintosh required special tools to open it up and even then, it used proprietary parts and lacked extra slots. Today, that closed spirit lives on in the company's newest laptop, the retina...
Apple's War on Tinkerers Continues With the Retina MacBook Pro

No, You Cannot Contact LinkedIn By Phone (LNKD)

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Every couple of weeks, a frustrated reader contacts me asking for a phone number for LinkedIn, insisting that it's impossible to reach a human being -- of any kind, for any reason -- at the career networking giant. It turns out this is true. It is virtually impossible to contact LinkedIn by...
No, You Cannot Contact LinkedIn By Phone (LNKD)

Today in Tech: How Nokia screwed up its latest launch

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How Katy Perry inspired LinkedIn's redesign; Facebook's real mobile problem.  The royal Nokia screw-up that shouldn't have been [PANDODAILY] That gets to the larger problem: The entire phone isn't ready. On stage, Nokia had nothing specific to say about when the Lumia would go on sale. A day later, perhaps after...
Today in Tech: How Nokia screwed up its latest launch
The 'asymmetric screw' that wasn't: Day4's elaborate Apple hoax
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