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It’s Just A Flesh Wound: Apple Stocks Down For Fifth Consecutive Day

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Apple stock fell 4.1% on Monday and has fallen for five consecutive days, a move that has drained $50 billion in market capital from the company and dropped share price from a high of 643 on April 10. The price is currently at 580. Apple has been flying high lately,...
It’s Just A Flesh Wound: Apple Stocks Down For Fifth Consecutive Day

Livestream Broadcaster hands-on

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According to CEO Max Haot the logical next step for Livestream -- now well established as a reliable service for bringing live video feeds to the internet -- is just to get more people distributing live video by any means necessary. To that end, the company is jumping into...
Livestream Broadcaster hands-on

Anonymous takes down Indian government sites in response to clampdown on The Pirate Bay, Vimeo and others

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Anonymous have just successfully taken down their latest target, this time setting their sights on the Indian authorities, The DNetworks reports. One of the Anonymous Twitter accounts which has gained quite a following announced the attack earlier today: MT Operation #India: BREAKING: Tango Downs: supremecourtofindia.nic.in & aicc.org.in | Reason: Internet...
Anonymous takes down Indian government sites in response to clampdown on The Pirate Bay, Vimeo and others

Egyptians target Obama's Facebook

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Barack Obama's Facebook page is swamped with comments from supporters of a candidate who may be barred from standing in Egypt's presidential poll....
Egyptians target Obama's Facebook

US and China engage in cyber war games

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Exclusive: US and Chinese officials take part in war games in bid to prevent military escalation from cyber attacksThe US and China have been discreetly engaging in "war games" amid rising anger in Washington over the scale and audacity of Beijing-co-ordinated cyber attacks on western governments and big business, the...
US and China engage in cyber war games

Square now available at Walgreens, Staples and FedEx Office

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While a roster of competitors are trying to get their foot in the mobile payments door, Square's busy getting a foothold in retail stores. With Walgreens, Staples and FedEx Office locations now carrying the credit card reader, it's available at more than 20,000 physical shops throughout the US --...
Square now available at Walgreens, Staples and FedEx Office

WPP Doubles Down On Digital, Buys Leading Agency AKQA

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WPP today has announced a major development in its strategy to shift a bigger part of its business to digital: it is buying AKQA, one of the biggest — and independent — digital agencies around. WPP says that AKQA will continue to operate as an independent agency, and its current...
WPP Doubles Down On Digital, Buys Leading Agency AKQA

Google to warn users of 'state-sponsored' hacking

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Search giant says it will alert Gmail users about targeted attacks, in move that could aid human rights campaignersInternet users targeted by state-sponsored hackers are to be alerted under a new system introduced by Google.The search giant has said will warn its Gmail users when it believes they are under...
Google to warn users of 'state-sponsored' hacking
13-foot 12,000-pound mechanized robot suit now for sale in Japan

Cricket Will Sell The First Prepaid iPhones In The United States Starting June 22

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The crew of carriers that have been allowed to sell the iPhone has been growing steadily over the past few months, but today’s announcement from Cricket Communications wasn’t one most us expected to see any time soon. They revealed earlier this morning that they will start selling the iPhone 4...
Cricket Will Sell The First Prepaid iPhones In The United States Starting June 22
Y Combinator's Vastrm Promises The Perfect Fitting Polo

Janet Jackson to make documentary about transgender community

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Singer to conduct interviews for Truth, a film hoping to 'change the gender landscape of the world forever'Janet Jackson is reaching out to the global transgender community with her first foray into film production.The documentary, entitled Truth, will explore the stories of transgender people around the world. Jackson intends to...
Janet Jackson to make documentary about transgender community

Heads up, Berlin startups: Earlybird raises $100m for its target $200m fund

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Earlybird Venture Capital, the aptly named pan-European early-stage VC firm based in Berlin, has raised $100 million for its fourth venture fund – only half of its target $200 million fund. The investment firm has now raised over $700 million since its founding in 1997, and has backed companies like...
Heads up, Berlin startups: Earlybird raises $100m for its target $200m fund

Facebook now lets you download more of your data, including previous names, friend requests and IP addresses

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Coming under fire over its access to private information and its advertising services, Facebook today announced that it has expanded the breadth of its ‘Download Your Information‘ tool, allowing users to backup more detailed information from their social networking account. Posting to its Privacy page, Facebook details the new data...
Facebook now lets you download more of your data, including previous names, friend requests and IP addresses

Social Revolution: Crowdsourcing For Change

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Editor's note: Guest commentator Michael Tchong is the founder of Social Revolution. How often have you thought our country needs to change? That something is fundamentally and systemically wrong that needs fixing? And that things could be fixed if we leveraged social media to find the best ideas to agree...
Social Revolution: Crowdsourcing For Change

Wikipad's Android tablet amps up with Gaikai game streaming, quad-core, 10-inch screen

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Wikipad's Android 4.0 gaming tablet still hasn't received a definitive release date despite having just half a season left to meet its launch target, but that hasn't stopped its creator from boosting the feature set. When the tablet does arrive, it will now bake in Gaikai's game streaming service...
Wikipad's Android tablet amps up with Gaikai game streaming, quad-core, 10-inch screen
Cookoo: Move Over, Pebble, There’s A New E-Watch In Town
Washington will be the first state to offer Facebook voter registration

Apple Looking to Launch $799 MacBook Air in 3Q 2012?

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Digitimes reports that Apple is planning to launch a cheaper MacBook Air in the third quarter of this year, dropping the entry-level price to $799 from the current $999. The move is reportedly being made to take on Intel's "Ultrabook" initiative that is pushing low-cost, ultra-thin notebook PCs.Although Acer has...
Apple Looking to Launch $799 MacBook Air in 3Q 2012?

NetPlenish app lets retailers compete to supply your household goods

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While hunting for products in store with a mobile scanning app can be fun when you discover a good deal, I usually don’t do that for more mundane everyday purchases, the kind of stuff I’ll buy every month. But a new mobile shopping app called NetPlenish is launching today with...
NetPlenish app lets retailers compete to supply your household goods
Square credit card readers now being sold at Walgreens, FedEx Office, and Staples

McAfee: Mobile Malware Explodes, Increases 1,200% In Q1 2012

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Security and anti-spam firm McAfee today reported that it saw a massive uptick in mobile malware last quarter. Mobile malware has “exploded,” the company said (PDF), “with a significant increase on Android devices. In addition, McAfee also found a slight increase in malware targeting the Mac, but the report notes...
McAfee: Mobile Malware Explodes, Increases 1,200% In Q1 2012

Apple's Share of Tablet Market Surges to 68% as Kindle Fire Shipments Plummet

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IDC today released its data on worldwide tablet shipments for the first quarter of 2012, revealing that despite a quarterly drop in iPad shipments of over 20%, Apple's share of the tablet market rose to 68% from last quarter's 54.7%. Apple's boost came at the expense of Android-based tablets, most...
Apple's Share of Tablet Market Surges to 68% as Kindle Fire Shipments Plummet

Target Rolls Out Shopkick Integration Nationwide

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shopkick, the location-based shopping app backed by Greylock and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is having its biggest rollout yet — Target says it’s making the service available in its stores nationwide. Target was already announced as a shopkick partner, but until now, it was limited to testing integration in...
Target Rolls Out Shopkick Integration Nationwide

Target slashing price of iPhone 4S by $50

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The retailer is discounting the cost of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 at some of its stores, following an earlier price promotion in March. [Read more]...
Target slashing price of iPhone 4S by $50

Facebook’s fate: Bulls vs. Bears

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Is Facebook entering a painful period of decline? Or, will it surge beyond its struggles? Here is the case for both. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Kevin Kelleher, contributor"] FORTUNE – It’s been more than two weeks since Facebook went public, and it’s getting harder to blame the 30% drop in its market...
Facebook’s fate: Bulls vs. Bears

ACTA Lives: How the EU & Canada Are Using CETA as Backdoor Mechanism To Revive ACTA

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Last week, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to reject ACTA, striking a major blow to the hopes of supporters who envisioned a landmark agreement that would set a new standard for intellectual property rights enforcement. The European Commission, which negotiates trade deals such as ACTA on behalf of the...
ACTA Lives: How the EU & Canada Are Using CETA as Backdoor Mechanism To Revive ACTA

Berlin Is Still Sexy But No Longer Poor – Earlybird Raises $100m For A $200m Fund

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It looks like Berlin, famously described by the city mayor as “poor but sexy”, is now quite a bit less port in the realm of early stage tech startup financing. Earlybird Venture Capital has announced the $100m first close of its fourth venture fund. The target fund size is $200m....
Berlin Is Still Sexy But No Longer Poor – Earlybird Raises $100m For A $200m Fund

UK bookseller Waterstones to start selling Kindles

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The UK's biggest bookstore chain has announced that it will start selling Kindles alongside other digital services from Amazon. Waterstones stores will let Kindle owners digitally browse books in-store and link up with special offers, tying into the chain's plans for substantial renovations that would also include dedicated digital...
UK bookseller Waterstones to start selling Kindles
Kixeye Is The Lucrative Dark Horse of Facebook Gaming
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