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top priorities

Adobe's first CSO sets security of hosted services as top priority

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Adobe Systems has appointed Brad Arkin, the company's senior director of security for products and services, to become its first CSO. With a mature product security program already in place, the top priorities for Adobe's new security chief are to strengthen the security of the company's hosted services and its...
Adobe's first CSO sets security of hosted services as top priority

John Browett, Apple's New Head of Retail, Sends Introductory Email to Store Employees

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Apple's new senior vice president of Retail, John Browett, has introduced himself to Apple Retail employees in an email obtained by IFO Apple Store.Team, At last I've officially started at Apple, and it's great to be here. I've had the chance to meet many of you at stores in the...
John Browett, Apple's New Head of Retail, Sends Introductory Email to Store Employees
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Pulselocker's music streaming service could be the next big thing in the DJ world

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Music streaming and subscription service for DJs Pulselocker is launching today in invite-only public beta mode, the San Francisco-based company announced today. The app is now available on Mac OS X in the US, Canada and the European Union. Pulselocker’s ambition is both simple and innovative: give DJs a single...
Pulselocker's music streaming service could be the next big thing in the DJ world
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Security of hosted services is top priority for Adobe's first CSO

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Adobe Systems has appointed Brad Arkin, the company's senior director of security for products and services, to become its first CSO. With a mature product security program already in place, the top priorities for Adobe's new security chief are to strengthen the security of the company's hosted services and...
Security of hosted services is top priority for Adobe's first CSO

This Man Cheated eBay Out Of $5 Million And Now Faces 20 Years In Federal Prison (EBAY)

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If you know Brian Dunning at all, it's probably as the host of "Skeptoid," a podcast that debunks pseudoscience. Recent episodes have discussed UFOs, aliens, and free energy machines. But for the last few years he's been fighting eBay and the FBI in court over allegations that he cheated the...
This Man Cheated eBay Out Of $5 Million And Now Faces 20 Years In Federal Prison (EBAY)
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Five simple steps to get your workweek and task list back under control

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Flickr photo via Courtney Dirks Good intentions don’t always lead to effective execution.  And how you plan your workweek on a Sunday evening or Monday morning rarely reflects how things actually take shape. You may start Monday morning with a tight to-do list, a clear desk and Inbox Zero.  But...
Five simple steps to get your workweek and task list back under control

Facebook will start asking users to help beta test and catch bugs on Android

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Facebook engineers explained on Thursday that the company will begin asking regular users of the company’s Android app to participate in a beta testing program to identify bugs before they hit and improve the overall experience of Facebook on Android, which is used by millions of users worldwide but remains...
Facebook will start asking users to help beta test and catch bugs on Android

Google releases new government surveillance data, Facebook stays mum

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Google issued a new update to its semi-annual Transparency Report this morning that, once again, revealed the number of government requests for user data to be on the rise. Between July and December of last year, governments asked Google to turn over user information 21,389 times — an increase of...
Google releases new government surveillance data, Facebook stays mum

What Took So Long? Germany’s Samwer Brothers Rumored to Launch a Square Clone Soon

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Square, the mobile payment startup founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, is one of Silicon Valley’s hottest companies right now. It’s no surprise then, that German clone factory Rocket Internet, which is run by brothers Mac, Oliver and Alexander Samwer, is now rumored to be developing its own blatant Square...
What Took So Long? Germany’s Samwer Brothers Rumored to Launch a Square Clone Soon
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Q&A: Good Technology CTO, Nicko van Someren

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Securing Good Technology's mobile device management (MDM) offerings while exploring future tech developments is CTO Nicko van Someren's top priorities....
Q&A: Good Technology CTO, Nicko van Someren

Marissa Mayer To Board: Yahoo Needs More Engineers (YHOO)

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In new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's first memo to employees, she wrote that she has "some ideas" on how to turn the company around, but could not elaborate more at this time. She said she needs "to develop a more informed perspective before making strategy or direction changes." So...allow us!...
Marissa Mayer To Board: Yahoo Needs More Engineers (YHOO)
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AMD says more Windows 8 tablets with its chips coming

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Advanced Micro Devices hopes to brush off a slow start to compete against ARM and Intel in the Windows 8 tablet market through new customer announcements and future chips. The company will announce between six to 19 tablets for its Z-60 tablet chip, which is code-named Hondo and was...
AMD says more Windows 8 tablets with its chips coming

Here's The Biggest Threat To Facebook, And What Facebook Is Doing About It

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The biggest threat to Facebook isn't Google or Twitter. It's the out-of-nowhere startup that allows people to do what they like to do on Facebook easier and faster. What people like to do on Facebook is share and view photos of friends and family. Facebook is popular because it is...
Here's The Biggest Threat To Facebook, And What Facebook Is Doing About It

Safer Internet Day: How we help you stay secure online

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Technology can sometimes be complicated, but you shouldn’t have to be a computer scientist or security expert to stay safe online. Protecting our users is one of our top priorities at Google. Whether it’s creating easy-to-use tools to help you manage your information online or fighting the bad guys behind...
Safer Internet Day: How we help you stay secure online

Jack Dorsey Blew It Letting Facebook Buy HIS Investment, Instagram

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How could Jack Dorsey let Instagram fall into Facebook's hands? Dorsey – who is Twitter's creator, cofounder, executive chairman, and product boss – believed enough in Instagram to invest his own money in it. Personally, this bet paid off when yesterday, Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion. But for...
Jack Dorsey Blew It Letting Facebook Buy HIS Investment, Instagram
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