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Ethical iPhone activists deliver petitions to Apple stores

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Members from Change.org delivered a quarter of a million signatures to Apple's Manhattan flagship store in Grand Central Terminal, calling for an ethical iPhone 5. It was part of the delivery of signatures to stores around the world....
Ethical iPhone activists deliver petitions to Apple stores

Lamar Smith: Enemy Of The Internet? Defends Internet Snooping Bill

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Before the SOPA mess heated up last year, we were just as worried about Rep. Lamar Smith's other ridiculous bill, in which he sought to hide massive data retention rules -- effectively requiring every online service provider to keep reams of data about users... and hid it all under a...
Lamar Smith: Enemy Of The Internet? Defends Internet Snooping Bill

Apple “politely” accepts iPhone protestors’ petitions in NYC

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Credit: CNET The scheduled delivery of petitions asking Apple for better treatment of workers in factories that produce iPhones and iPads happened on schedule in New York City Thursday morning. Observers say there were far more press in attendance than actual protestors, but that the mission — to hand deliver...
Apple “politely” accepts iPhone protestors’ petitions in NYC

Avaaz gains 2.5 million users in 30 days, raises $3.3m in aid for Syria

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In an announcement today, the petition site Avaaz revealed some pretty interesting figures on its growth and latest efforts around the world. In December, we reported that the site’s anti-SOPA petition managed to garner well over 1 million signatures, and as of today, it has been signed almost 3.5 million...
Avaaz gains 2.5 million users in 30 days, raises $3.3m in aid for Syria

White House Petition Demands TPP Process Be Open & Transparent

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It seems that, with every issue that comes up around here, people are quickly putting together White House petitions on the White House's "We The People" site. The latest, in response to all of these stories about secrecy concerning the negotiations on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), is a petition...
White House Petition Demands TPP Process Be Open & Transparent

ACTA suffers major blow following European rejection call

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ACTA, the controversial anti-counterfeit and copyright-bolstering treaty, which at one point threatened the very existence of the Web, may not have its desired global effect should the European Parliament reject the trade agreement.And it’s one step closer to being thrown out after the guiding “rapporteur” for the treaty warned fellow parliamentarians not to...
ACTA suffers major blow following European rejection call

Shanghai court rejects Proview injunction, okays the sale of Apple iPads

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The legal tussle between Apple and Proview over the iPad has swung in Cupertino's direction. According to Ximin News, a Shanghai court has rebuffed Proview's demand for an injunction halting the sale of the Apple tablet due to licensing issues. The Pudong New Area People's Court made the decision...
Shanghai court rejects Proview injunction, okays the sale of Apple iPads
Apple Store protests on Thursday will push for ethical worker treatment

Inside The Apple Protest In San Francisco

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Responding to reports of poor conditions in the Chinese factories that make Apple products, a quarter of a million people signed a petition on Change.org and SumOfUs.org, hoping that the signatures will provoke a reaction from Apple. Today, Change.org founder Ben Rattray and his team delivered the signatures collected through...
Inside The Apple Protest In San Francisco

A Bunch Of Silicon Valley All-Stars Are Investing In This Stealthy Security Company

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This startup has us curious. Shape Security is still in stealth mode but it has announced a $6 million Series A round lead by some hefty players. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins and Eric Schmidt’s TomorrowVentures. It also includes funds from Accel partner Peter Wagner, Baseline Ventures, and...
A Bunch Of Silicon Valley All-Stars Are Investing In This Stealthy Security Company

ContactMonkey makes sharing your contact information stupendously easy, raises $800,000

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If you agree with me that sharing and saving contact details to digital address books is still a tedious pain even in this day and age, you’ll be happy to meet my new buddy ContactMonkey, which offers a ridiculously simple and effective way of frictionless, cross-platform sharing of contact information...
ContactMonkey makes sharing your contact information stupendously easy, raises $800,000

White House Petition Demanding Open Access Requirements For Federally Funded Research

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For years we've discussed the issue of open access for federally funded research. Currently, NIH has a program that requires any of the research that receives its funds to be available via public open access databases a year after its published elsewhere. While this still allows federally funded research to...
White House Petition Demanding Open Access Requirements For Federally Funded Research

HP and Dell say Foxconn wage rises may trigger price increases

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With the spotlight firmly focused on Apple’s supply chain in Asia, where the FLA is currently assessing worker’s conditions, Foxconn gave its reputation a boost by last week awarding pay rises of 16-25 percent to its 1.2 million strong workforce in China. The move, which is the third such increase...
HP and Dell say Foxconn wage rises may trigger price increases

Change.org Hits 10 Million Members, Now The “Fastest-Growing Social Action Platform On The Web”

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Change.org launched in 2007 as a social networking site for non-profits. Today, the site looks quite a bit different and has morphed into a petition platform that wants to empower activists around the world through what it calls “people-powered campaigns.” While the site only grew rather slowly in its early...
Change.org Hits 10 Million Members, Now The “Fastest-Growing Social Action Platform On The Web”

Adobe Mobile Reader 10.2 adds signature, form support

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For years, you've been eager to dump that aging landline-tethered fax machine, but those occasional signature requirements have forced you to delay the disposal, time and time again. Well it might just finally be time to kick that beige beast to the curb. The latest version of Adobe Mobile...
Adobe Mobile Reader 10.2 adds signature, form support

Microsoft, NetClean Aim To Stop Child Pornography By Bringing PhotoDNA Tech To Law Enforcement

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In a world where we can build all kinds of crazy apps and software, it’s a bit shocking that more hasn’t been done to stop the proliferation of child pornography on the Internet. But Microsoft is trying to do its part with the company’s PhotoDNA technology, which helps find and...
Microsoft, NetClean Aim To Stop Child Pornography By Bringing PhotoDNA Tech To Law Enforcement

Spotted: A TV Commercial For Payments Company Square

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I just happened to have my TV turned to the Cooking Channel (which part of the Food Network) and saw a commercial for payments platform Square. This appears to be the first big commercial ad push for Square on TV. I’ve contacted Square for confirmation. The commercial was pretty straightforward...
Spotted: A TV Commercial For Payments Company Square

Group Retracts Its Petition Against Apple (Not That It Matters)

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A group that petitioned Apple in January to do more to protect workers’ rights in China is withdrawing its petition. The petition, which had previously gathered over 255,000 signatures before being delivered in-person to Apple stores in major U.S. cities, including New York, recently made headlines following a New York...
Group Retracts Its Petition Against Apple (Not That It Matters)

Adobe Reader Now Has Free E-signature App

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Adobe has been busy since it purchased e-signature vendor EchoSign last summer. Earlier, the company announced that Dell would be using EchoSign in its Dell Cloud Business Apps, and last month Adobe began integration with Box.net - so users could sign their cloud-based documents. At the time, Adobe stated on...
Adobe Reader Now Has Free E-signature App
Duke researcher achieves high-accuracy indoor navigation with 'learning' app

Khosla Ventures Leads $2M Round In Mobile E-Signature Service SignNow

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SignNow, a startup that develops a e-signing service, has raised $2 million in funding from Khosla Ventures. SignNow previously raised $500,000 in funding. SignNow’s goal is to revolutionize consumer use of e-signatures and eliminate the need for fax machines, scanners and printers. Today, the company is also announcing a free...
Khosla Ventures Leads $2M Round In Mobile E-Signature Service SignNow

Proview Thwarted In Chinese iPad Trademark Suit, Brings Case To US Shores

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The dispute between Apple and Proview over the “iPad” trademark has just gotten a lot more domestic. Proview, which owned the “iPad” trademark in several countries until they sold the rights to Apple, has been alleging shenanigans, specifically that part of the company never authorized the sale. Apple, for their...
Proview Thwarted In Chinese iPad Trademark Suit, Brings Case To US Shores

Dozens protest Apple stores worldwide

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Dozens of protesters around the world gathered Thursday at Apple stores to call attention to reports of poor conditions in its supply chain factories in China. Demonstrators delivered two online petitions with a combined 250,000 signatures to Apple employees at stores in Washington, D.C, New York, San Francisco, London, Sydney...
Dozens protest Apple stores worldwide

Windows 8's built-in antivirus will put third-party products first

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Windows 8 Release Preview Hands-on: News, Sports, and Travel go Metro in Windows 8 Release Preview Sync it up: Hands on with the preview of Windows 8's cloud sync service Internet Explorer 10: embedded Flash, Do Not Track, and stable standards Great apps for Release Preview: third-party Metro apps...
Windows 8's built-in antivirus will put third-party products first

Homemade Hardcovers: Yet Again, Anti-Circumvention Interferes With Fair Use

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Font blogger Thomas Phinney writes in to tell us about his concerns with the DMCA anti-circumvention clause in relation to creating home-printed versions of digital books. Phinney prints, stitches and binds his own books at home, producing fancy hardcovers for purely personal use from legally-purchased PDF ebooks. This, alone, is...
Homemade Hardcovers: Yet Again, Anti-Circumvention Interferes With Fair Use

Votizen Wants To Use Social Networks To Revolutionize Politics

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Votizen has the potential to do for politics what Napster did for music. Sean Parker recently spoke on-stage at SXSW about Votizen, a startup that he backs, hoping it will repair democracy. It lets users connect to like-minded voters using social networks like Facebook. Votizen worked with Google on...
Votizen Wants To Use Social Networks To Revolutionize Politics

Users to YouTube: let us record your videos

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If YouTube wants to be the future of broadcast, then it also has to support the DVR of tomorrow. That’s the main argument of a new online petition urging Google to allow third-party tools and services that record content from YouTube, which has attracted more than 170,000 signatures in just...
Users to YouTube: let us record your videos

Activists deliver petitions to Apple Stores worldwide

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As promised, activists representing Change.org and SumOfUs delivered petitions to Apple Stores in New York City, Washington, San Francisco, London, Sydney and Bangalore on Thursday, according to AdAge. About 199,000 Change.org signatures were recorded, with another 57,000 from SumOfUs. In both cases, the groups are asking for Apple to come...
Activists deliver petitions to Apple Stores worldwide

'Barcoding' viruses could help detect mutated strains

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A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more. [Read more]...
'Barcoding' viruses could help detect mutated strains
Gmail for iOS gets notifications updates, keeps you logged in
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