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US Government Agencies Will Soon Be Able To Access Foreign Medical Dossiers Due To Patriot Act

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The US Patriot Act has suddenly scared an entire nation, and it's not the US itself this time. The Netherlands is currently going nuts about the US government being able to request medical details of all its citizens when the Dutch Electronic Patient Database (EPD) is implemented next month. This...
US Government Agencies Will Soon Be Able To Access Foreign Medical Dossiers Due To Patriot Act

Google plans to sell off stake in Clearwire at a steep loss

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It was just under four years ago that Sprint and Clearwire brought together an impressive group of companies as part of a multi-billion dollar partnership to back the WiMAX service provider, but it's safe to say that things haven't quite worked out as planned in the years since. While Clearwire...
Google plans to sell off stake in Clearwire at a steep loss

888.com Can Now Legally Offer Online Gambling in (Part) Of the U.S.

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You know what happens to Joe Pesci at the end, right? (Photo: Wikipedia) The day where you can blow your paycheck playing poker over the Internet creeps ever closer! Fast Company reports that the Nevada Gaming Commission has issued U.K.-based online gambling company 888.com a license to act as an ”interactive gaming...
888.com Can Now Legally Offer Online Gambling in (Part) Of the U.S.

Soca shuts down website after attack by hackers

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Spokesman for Serious Organised Crime Agency says denial of service does not pose a security risk to the organisationThe Serious Organised Crime Agency website was taken offline on Thursday after being targeted by hackers, the agency said.Soca confirmed that its site soca.gov.uk suffered a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.A...
Soca shuts down website after attack by hackers

Backup service Backblaze triples its hard drive restore program limit to 3 TB

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Backblaze, a Silicon Valley backup service provider, has announced that it is upgrading its drive restore package. Beginning today, customers can receive large hard drives containing copies of their files should the need arise. For just $189, instead of receiving a 1 TB hard drive, customers now will be shipped...
Backup service Backblaze triples its hard drive restore program limit to 3 TB

Google: No, really, Google Apps is the best place to store your data

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Google takes a lot of heat when one of its applications, especially Gmail, goes down — in fact, last September’s Gmail outage caused some collateral damage, as Twitter struggled under the load of the users flooding to the microblogging site to complain. Justifiably or not, those outages probably make some...
Google: No, really, Google Apps is the best place to store your data
5 Signs Your Android Smartphone Is Infected With Malware

Facebook for Android Bug Holds Lessons for Developers, Users

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App updates may not seem like a big deal. Sure, they fix bugs and provide fun stuff like new features and enhanced user interfaces. But they can also patch potentially serious security holes. Case in point: a recent Facebook vulnerability found in the company's Android software developer kit (SDK). A...
Facebook for Android Bug Holds Lessons for Developers, Users
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EMC & IBM reportedly looking to buy Amazon cloud rival SoftLayer

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Enterprise behemoths EMC and IBM are taking a close look at buying major infrastructure-as-a-service provider SoftLayer in a potential deal worth more than $2 billion, Reuters reports. Dallas-based SoftLayer closely competes...
EMC & IBM reportedly looking to buy Amazon cloud rival SoftLayer

HTC One 64GB will arrive as AT&T exclusive (video)

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Planning to snag that maxed out HTC One in the US? AT&T is where you'll have to go, then. The 64GB variant of the device is an AT&T exclusive, as revealed by a recently uploaded video to the service provider's YouTube channel. The 32GB One will also be on...
HTC One 64GB will arrive as AT&T exclusive (video)

Does the iPad Replace the Need for a Smartphone?

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We’ve covered the Apple iPad several times on CenterNetworks. The device appears to be launching next month and I believe it will be a game changer. Andreas discussed how he sees the device being used in the home and I agree with him that a whole new set of consumers...
Does the iPad Replace the Need for a Smartphone?

Megaupload Tells Court That DOJ Deliberately Misled Court In Getting Warrant

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Lawyers for Megaupload have filed a motion with the court handling the US side of the prosecution against the company, arguing that the original warrants were defective due to blatant misrepresentations by the government. As you may recall, in the case involving Kyle Goodwin, a Megaupload user who is trying...
Megaupload Tells Court That DOJ Deliberately Misled Court In Getting Warrant
Backend-As-A-Service Provider Kinvey Adds Facebook Open Graph Integration For Mobile Apps

Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

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Apple has launched an iPhone repair pilot program for Apple Certified Service Providers in Canada that will allow certain certified centers to offer iPhone repairs after store technicians have completed Apple-required iOS Certification. According to a tipster, the third party service sites will be able to offer repairs for the...
Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

Pandora Hits 200 Million Registered Users In The US

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Internet radio service provider Pandora today announced that it has hit a significant milestone, signing up over 200 million users in the United States to date. Notably, half of those – or 100 million registered users for those equally bad at math as myself – were added in less than...
Pandora Hits 200 Million Registered Users In The US

Spire.io: A New Platform For Serverless Apps That Work On Web & Mobile

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What do you do when you’re a consumer apps company with apps that never hit the big-time, but whose development forced you to solve the same problems over and over again? Well, if you’re Border Stylo (makers of Glass, Retrollect, and Trivia Together), you turn your knowledge of developers’ needs...
Spire.io: A New Platform For Serverless Apps That Work On Web & Mobile

Buzz

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So, Buzz is finally out. We've been dogfooding it internally for a while and it's been great. One of the best aspects of Buzz is the use of open standards. It's just feeds. And if you want to hook up a new data source to Buzz, it is just...
Buzz

ZURB acquires Forrst from COLOURlovers to build a "strong, active" design and development community

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Product design firm and creator of tools like Notable and Verify, ZURB, has acquired Forrst, a design and development community founded in 2010 that was previously acquired by COLOURlovers in mid 2012. This is an interesting development for both companies involved, as ZURB has played an important role as a service provider in the...
ZURB acquires Forrst from COLOURlovers to build a "strong, active" design and development community

Top Google And Salesforce Partners Merge, Form Global Cloud Co. Cloud Sherpas

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Two top enterprise partners of Google and Salesforce.com have merged to become an international cloud service provider, helping businesses in the U.S. and Asia Pacific that use either Google or Salesforce move their computing to the cloud, VentureWire has learned. Associated Press The terms of the deal between Cloud Sherpas,...
Top Google And Salesforce Partners Merge, Form Global Cloud Co. Cloud Sherpas

VMware to join OpenStack: Now what?

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If VMware’s application to join the OpenStack Foundation is approved, it could mean several things for the server virtualization kingpin. First, it adds more weight to the argument that VMware “gets” open source. Last month, news of its acquisition of Nicira, an OpenStack contributor, showed that VMware might be more...
VMware to join OpenStack: Now what?
Thumbtack Revamp Makes It Even Easier To Find A Service Provider

Will OpenID Transform the Enterprise Ecosystem?

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One of the most significant developments for Enterprise 2.0 happened last week when Google Apps Marketplace announced that it would be standardizing on OpenID. Google is leveraging its strength as an identity provider to create a single sign-on ecosystem for third party applications and enterprise customers. This does not mean...
Will OpenID Transform the Enterprise Ecosystem?

Why women are leading the transformation of IT

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Until just a few years ago, CIOs have largely been defined by how well they could deliver products or solutions to their core customer, the business user. However, as the cloud emerges as a truly viable alternative to IT, it has become clear that the transformative CIO must rethink the...
Why women are leading the transformation of IT
Intel seeks an alternate way into your living room with Atom CE5300 for set-top boxes

iPhone to Verizon? Not Anytime Soon

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iPhone to Verizon? Not Anytime Soon is a post from Chris PirilloI recently had an excellent conversation on Google Buzz with several people. I opened the convo, and the commentary was so thought-provoking, I wanted to share it here with you. You can also head over to read the post...
iPhone to Verizon? Not Anytime Soon
Cricket hops into bed with RadioShack for no-contract wireless plans

Spanish Groupon Lookalike Groupalia Grabs €2.5 Million

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Groupalia, a Spanish Groupon clone group buying service provider, has raised €2.5 million in its first institutional round. The financing comes from Nauta Capital, who led the round with an investment of €805,000, and Spanish bank who la Caixa contributed €250,000. The rest comes from individual investors, namely Lucas Carné...
Spanish Groupon Lookalike Groupalia Grabs €2.5 Million

Staff of Group Communications Company Thinkfuse Join Salesforce

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The team at Thinkfuse, a software-as-a-service provider focused on helping groups manage communications, has joined Salesforce.com, and the company will stop......
Staff of Group Communications Company Thinkfuse Join Salesforce

How to Choose Your Cloud Service Provider

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Many organizations have now gone so far as to dip their toes into the shallow end of cloud computing, and many more are thinking about testing the waters. Other organizations have jumped into the cloud with both feet. But whether you're wading in or fully immersed, properly vetting your cloud...
How to Choose Your Cloud Service Provider
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