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500px back in iOS App Store after pornography snafu

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A popular iOS photography app that was removed by Apple last week amid complaints of pornographic images, is back in the iOS App Store Tuesday. 500px has been updated with three fixes requested by Apple’s app reviewers, including a tweak that will prevent queries for explicit image searches from producing...
500px back in iOS App Store after pornography snafu

Schäuble interview: Berlin’s strictures: Image via Wikipedia By Quentin Peel T he man at the eye of the f... http://bit.ly/bX2oen

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Schäuble interview: Berlin’s strictures: Image via Wikipedia By Quentin Peel T he man at the eye of the f... http://bit.ly/bX2oen
Apple in antitrust crosshairs over e-book pricing

Google warned to change search results or face court over antitrust issues

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European Commission wants to address search engine company's dominance which it says could harm competitionEurope's antitrust chief has given Google until 2 July to offer changes in its search results and advertising rules or face the threat of going to court and potentially huge fines.Joaquin Almunia, the head of competition...
Google warned to change search results or face court over antitrust issues

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Sony & NBC Interfere With Fan-Funded Web Series, Accomplish Nothing

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ChurchHatesTucker points us to yet another example of how the strictures of the legacy entertainment industry are at odds with modern attitudes towards culture and creativity, and the hypocrisy of those who rely on fair use but seek to limit it for others. First, a bit of background: The NBC...
Sony & NBC Interfere With Fan-Funded Web Series, Accomplish Nothing

Opinion: You Can't Say That on the Internet

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Hip Silicon Valley is actually imposing prudish strictures on billions of technology users worldwide....
Opinion: You Can't Say That on the Internet
How ad agencies are a bottleneck in the video economy

No Long-Term Benefit of ADHD Meds?

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Wikimedia CC 2.5 Want to cause a ruckus? Criticize attention-deficit meds. Over three million U.S. kids take these drugs to help them stay calm and attentive. Parents may not be thrilled to dose their children but they are following expert advice to improve behavior and school performance. They tend to...
No Long-Term Benefit of ADHD Meds?

Innovations in 5: The United States of Google and NASA gets some new tech

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Here's what we're reading/watching today: 1) Google CEO Larry Page conducted a surprise open question-and-answer session during the Google I/O conference Wednesday. Among other observations (including the fact he "didn't appreciate" this), Page expressed his sadness over the state of innovation online and offline and offered his take (not positive)...
Innovations in 5: The United States of Google and NASA gets some new tech

Google under pressure to cut $5bn valuation of smartphone patents

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US firm's mobile arm faces fines from European commission's antitrust unit for trying to use patents to block Apple iPhone salesGoogle could face pressure to write down the $5bn (£3.2bn) value of the patents in its Motorola subsidiary, as the mobile arm faces fines from Europe's antitrust commissioner for trying...
Google under pressure to cut $5bn valuation of smartphone patents

Unmastered: A Book on Desire, Most Difficult to Tell by Katherine Angel - review

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Katherine Angel puts her own sex life on the page in this fragmentary, giddily joyful study of female desire"It is fatal," Virginia Woolf wrote in A Room of One's Own, "to be a man or woman pure and simple." This phrase, repeated several times, might be thought of as the guiding...
Unmastered: A Book on Desire, Most Difficult to Tell by Katherine Angel - review

Apple will give popular jailbreak tool the banhammer with next iOS update

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Apple’s next minor point iOS update will fix the exploits that allow iPhones to be jailbroken with a very popular tool, according to a report from MacRumors. The 6.1.3 update, which was seeded to developers as a beta one week ago, will break the functionality of the jailbreaking tool...
Apple will give popular jailbreak tool the banhammer with next iOS update

US ruling on Google 'will not sway European inquiry'

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Rivals welcome news that European Commission will pursue investigation despite findings of Federal Trade CommissionAfter the US regulator this week dismissed allegations that Google gives unfair prominence to its own services in search results, the European Commission has denied that the decision will affects its own investigation into the claims.The...
US ruling on Google 'will not sway European inquiry'

What's the future of learning in a networked society? Watch Ericsson's latest short film to find out.

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“This is the first generation of people that work, play, think and learn differently than their parents. They are the first generation to not be afraid of technology. It’s like the air to them.” — Don Tapscott Ericsson has launched the latest in its Networked Society short film series,...
What's the future of learning in a networked society? Watch Ericsson's latest short film to find out.

Veteran Parodist Turns To Kickstarter To Fund Downton Abbey Spoof After Publisher Gets Spooked

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Kickstarter provides a way for creators to route around the strictures of traditional publishing industries for a variety of reasons. We've seen Double Fine break the bank on Kickstarter, after getting a lot of blank stares from publishers who didn't think there was a market for point-and-click adventure games. We've...
Veteran Parodist Turns To Kickstarter To Fund Downton Abbey Spoof After Publisher Gets Spooked

Acta didn't stand a chance in the age of the social internet | Charles Arthur

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The anti-counterfeiting treaty had some good intentions behind it – but its online strictures couldn't just be forced throughThe dismissal of Acta, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, by the European parliament has left the treaty's opponents delighted, and its supporters – who principally work in the industries that rely on copyright...
Acta didn't stand a chance in the age of the social internet | Charles Arthur
Apple in antitrust crosshairs over e-book pricing

Social media’s role in politics

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You’ve read how Facebook and Twitter fueled the Arab Spring uprising. You are watching the videos coming out of Syria on Facebook. But most likely you have not witnessed the power of social media impacting politics in near real time right here at home in America. Sure, activism groups and...
Social media’s role in politics
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