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Renowned Feminist Chris Brown Deletes His Twitter Account After Fight with Comedian Jenny Johnson

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(Photo: EW) All-around awful person and talented Twitter troll Chris Brown has deleted his Twitter account following an ugly spat with comedian Jenny Johnson. When Ms. Johnson attacked Brown for his misogynistic tweets (“Being a worthless piece of shit can really age a person”), the infamous singer responded with a sexually-charged, just-what-you’d-expect-from-Chris-Brown...
Renowned Feminist Chris Brown Deletes His Twitter Account After Fight with Comedian Jenny Johnson

Microsoft's Longtime Partner Intel Is Now Trying To Hurt One Of Microsoft's Most Important Businesses (INTC, MSFT)

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Intel has thrown its weight behind an open source freebie version of Microsoft Office, not that such a move will hurt Microsoft's cash cow product line much. But it is an interesting sign of how the two long-time partners are getting along these days, now that Microsoft has promised...
Microsoft's Longtime Partner Intel Is Now Trying To Hurt One Of Microsoft's Most Important Businesses (INTC, MSFT)

Typo in Expert Report Led to Spat Between Samsung, Apple

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A Federal Court judge warned Samsung on Wednesday to rethink its allegation that Apple improperly influenced expert witnesses key to the companies' ongoing patent infringement trial....
Typo in Expert Report Led to Spat Between Samsung, Apple

If You Tried To Download Hot New App Brewster Today And It Didn't Work, Here's Why

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We just got off the phone with Steve Greenwood, founder of iPhone contact and social search app, Brewster (Q&A to come). Brewster launched today after a lengthy spat in stealth mode. Union Square Ventures (along with angels like Jack Dorsey, we hear) invested. It's all anyone can tweet about today....
If You Tried To Download Hot New App Brewster Today And It Didn't Work, Here's Why

YouTube Won't Put Your Video Back Up, Even If It's Fair Use, If It Contains Content From Universal Music

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Patrick McKay, who has been a harsh critic of some of YouTube's failings when it comes to the DMCA process and various takedowns, has highlighted a very serious issue with YouTube that has received little attention. YouTube now admits that, when it comes to some videos that contain content from...
YouTube Won't Put Your Video Back Up, Even If It's Fair Use, If It Contains Content From Universal Music

Something Is Rotten In The State Of E-Book Publishing

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The publishing industry has a problem. The old guard haven't innovated. And neither their business models nor their products embrace the digital books revolution. Take the ongoing and complicated spat between Apple and the Justice Department over the agency pricing model and alleged collusion which ended up with consumers being forced to...
Something Is Rotten In The State Of E-Book Publishing

Google faces early morning hack, sends users to Google China corporate site

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This morning, visitors to Google’s corporate site received a bit of a surprise. Instead of viewing the site in English, visitors were redirected to the Chinese version of the site, according to The Guardian. The news follows Google’s recent, and very public, spat with China — which on Monday saw...
Google faces early morning hack, sends users to Google China corporate site
Markets: What Apple and red-soled shoes have in common: using design to block competition
Windows Phone doesn't have the 'reach' for Google to build a YouTube app, says Android chief

Microsoft Pressing Apple to Take a Smaller Cut on Sales Inside Office for iOS

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Apple has indeed rejected an update to Microsoft’s SkyDrive app for iOS following a disagreement over whether it is owed the 30 percent cut of in-app purchases it typically demands. But the spat over SkyDrive is but one small part of the larger argument between the two companies. Sources familiar...
Microsoft Pressing Apple to Take a Smaller Cut on Sales Inside Office for iOS
Microsoft promises major Windows 8 app improvements before Oct 26 launch

Yandex's growth slows: Revenue up 44%, profit increases 42% to $27.3m in 2012

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Russia-based Internet search and services giant Yandex is showing no sign of decline in its Q4 and full-year financial results for 2012, although its growth is slowing. For Q4, Yandex reported revenues of RUR 8.8 billion ($290.4 million), up 37% compared with the same quarter in 2011, with profit up 27% to...
Yandex's growth slows: Revenue up 44%, profit increases 42% to $27.3m in 2012

AN Wilson: 'Everyone writes in Tolstoy's shadow'

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The prolific author on the mystique of Tolstoy, his spat with Richard Evans and the limitations of the KindleAN Wilson – biographer, historian, novelist, columnist, provocateur – is the author of more than 40 books, including, most recently, Hitler: A Short Biography. His 1998 biography of Tolstoy, which won the...
AN Wilson: 'Everyone writes in Tolstoy's shadow'

TNW Daily Dose: Kickstarter goes mobile, Tesla presents review data and more

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In today’s Daily Dose, eBay expands in Ireland, Moo and Kickstarter take their business mobile and Tesla spat continues with journalist. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Be sure to hit the subscription button of your choice below to get...
TNW Daily Dose: Kickstarter goes mobile, Tesla presents review data and more

App Store Judge Tells Apple and Amazon to Get a Conference Room

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Before Apple and Amazon take their spat over the “app store” trademark into the courtroom, they must first attempt to resolve it in a conference room. Though the two companies have a trial date scheduled for August 19, 2013, U.S. Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Laporte on Monday ordered them into settlement...
App Store Judge Tells Apple and Amazon to Get a Conference Room

Google services blocked in China

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Google says several services have been blocked just after the country's once-in-a-decade meeting to transfer powerGoogle has said that said that several of its online services have been blocked in China - just after the country's once-in-a-decade meeting to transfer power to a new generation of leaders got underway.Traffic to...
Google services blocked in China

The Circuit: Phone contracts decline; browser makers get in spat; cybersecurity

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Phone contracts fall: U.S. customers are turning away from phone contracts for the first time in the first quarter, the Associated Press reported, as the seven largest U.S. phone companies lost a combined 52,000 subscribers from January to March. Read full article >>...
The Circuit: Phone contracts decline; browser makers get in spat; cybersecurity

Reorganizing the media industry will be messy, but solutions remain unclear

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The recent spat between the French government and Google demonstrates that traditional media will not give in to the powers of disruption without a fight. The result, whatever it may be, is highly unlikely to be in anyone’s interest. If, for example, the French media companies are successful in convincing...
Reorganizing the media industry will be messy, but solutions remain unclear

After Meeting With Eric Schmidt, France Stands By Threat To Write Law Forcing Google To Pay To Link To News Sites

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The French government is digging in its heels. After a meeting today with Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, French President Francois Hollande reiterated the government’s plans to create a new law to force Google to pay when it links to newspaper websites. The spat has been going on for... Please...
After Meeting With Eric Schmidt, France Stands By Threat To Write Law Forcing Google To Pay To Link To News Sites

Fear Not: Google Will Still Support The Verizon Galaxy Nexus

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Earlier this afternoon Droid-Life noticed something strange: the Android developer devices page had been modified to remove the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, leading the site to question whether Google may have removed support for the device because of its spat with Verizon over Google Wallet.  Which would stand to infuriate a...
Fear Not: Google Will Still Support The Verizon Galaxy Nexus

Now Wrapp goes head to head with Samwers in Germany

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Social gifting service Wrapp is going where few others have succeeded before — by taking on the controversial Samwer brothers on their home territory. Wrapp, which allows people to send each other gifts and gift cards through Facebook, announced on Wednesday that it was now live in Germany, the latest...
Now Wrapp goes head to head with Samwers in Germany

Apple iOS 6 vs. Android: Google has some work to do

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As expected, Apple announced iOS 6 at WWDC yesterday, and it looks like a solid update to an already excellent operating system. Apple has beefed up its Siri voice-activated assistant, made nice with Facebook, developed its own maps solution, and more. The clear competition for Apple in the phone space...
Apple iOS 6 vs. Android: Google has some work to do
Doubling down: FunnyJunk lawyer to subpoena Ars, Twitter

Samsung Demands New Apple Trial

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Apple’s $1 billion victory over Samsung in the companies’ recent patent trial was tainted by the jury foreman’s bias and should be thrown out and the case retried. That’s the gist of a new legal filing by Samsung today calling for a new trial in its pitched battle with Apple...
Samsung Demands New Apple Trial

Apple v. Samsung, and the Google connection in one minute [video]

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TNW was sent a video today that very much bears watching. If you have fallen behind on the Great Mobile Pissup between Apple and Samsung, and want to know why Android and Google have much to lose – or gain – the clip will catch you up. Now, the video...
Apple v. Samsung, and the Google connection in one minute [video]

Financial Times passes 2m users for its HTML5 web app

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Mobile now driving 12% of subscriptions to the newspaper's digital offeringThe Financial Times has attracted more than 2m users to its HTML5 web-app, 10 months after its launch.The app was launched in June 2011 in response to Apple's introduction of new rules governing subscription-based iOS apps.The sticking point for the...
Financial Times passes 2m users for its HTML5 web app

Typo in Expert Report Lead to Spat Between Samsung, Apple

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A Federal Court judge warned Samsung on Wednesday to rethink its allegation that Apple improperly influenced expert witnesses key to the companies' ongoing......
Typo in Expert Report Lead to Spat Between Samsung, Apple

Unanswered Questions About Google's Strange Fight With Alibaba in China

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There’s a lot of weirdness about the fight between Google and Alibaba over the latter’s new mobile operating system in China. Although there have been several reports on the spat, all have ultimately raised more questions than they’ve answered. “Google Objects To Acer-Alibaba Phone,” said the Wall Street Journal. “Alibaba:...
Unanswered Questions About Google's Strange Fight With Alibaba in China
"Rapeutation": Charles Carreon still not done with The Oatmeal

Samsung's Ill-Conceived Apple VoiceOver Suit Stayed in Germany

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Samsung has suffered another setback in its smartphone patent brawl with Apple, this one on the German front, and over a particularly contentious feature: Mobile device accessibility. A Mannheim Regional Court on Friday ordered a stay of a Samsung suit against Apple that alleges the iPhone maker’s VoiceOver screen-access technology...
Samsung's Ill-Conceived Apple VoiceOver Suit Stayed in Germany
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