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The UDID leak is a privacy catastrophe

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The UDID leak is a privacy catastrophe 04 September 2012 Something I've been worrying about for a long time has just happened: Antisec has leaked a database with more than a million UDIDs. The UDID issue has been a bit of a white whale of mine - I've written...
The UDID leak is a privacy catastrophe

There Once Was a White Whale Who Tried to Speak to Humans

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Parrots are good mimics, but a whale might actually have something to say. This recording appears to be a beluga whale named NOC trying to imitate human speech. NOC was captured in 1977 and became a part of the Navy's Marine Mammal Program in San Diego. After seven years, NOC...
There Once Was a White Whale Who Tried to Speak to Humans

TalentBin Takes On LinkedIn By Targeting Recruiters

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By trolling various sites, TalentBin builds a database of people's hidden talents. Can it reinvent headhunting in the process? TalentBin, as its founder Pete Kazanjy explains, is a LinkedIn competitor. And yet, if the average person with a LinkedIn profile were to click over to TalentBin, he would find...
TalentBin Takes On LinkedIn By Targeting Recruiters

Herman Melville's Moby-Dick celebrated by Google doodle

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Search engine marks anniversary of initially neglected masterpiece's publication in Britain in 1951One of the great classics of American literature Herman Melville's Moby-Dick has been celebrated in the latest Google doodle.The search engine's tribute to Melville's best known work coincides with the 161st anniversary of the novel's first publication in...
Herman Melville's Moby-Dick celebrated by Google doodle

'In the Water, a Supercomputer and a Population of Dolphins'

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"The dolphins are there to program the computer acoustically with ultrasonic sound waves from their sophisticated sonar systems." Yesterday, I mentioned that Navy researchers had a white whale on their hands who tried to imitate human speech. And along the way, I noted that the art and architecture collective Ant...
'In the Water, a Supercomputer and a Population of Dolphins'
Leica M9-P coming in white for $31,695, only 50 to be released

Meebo Gets The Classic Google Acq-hire Treatment: Most Products To Shut Down Soon

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Looks like a talent acquisition. Smells like a talent acquisition. Meebo, the chat and publishers tools company that Google acquired for roughly $100 million, is going to see most of its products shut down next month. That includes Meebo Messenger, the sharing widgets and mobile apps. The one major product...
Meebo Gets The Classic Google Acq-hire Treatment: Most Products To Shut Down Soon

Talk About Windows! Microsoft Poised to Sign 400,000-Square-Foot Lease at 11 Times Square

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Steven J. Pozycki has reeled in his white whale as one of the most sought after tenants in the entire city has landed at one of its most troubled office towers. According to numerous sources, Microsoft is poised to sign a long-term lease for 400,000 square feet at 11 Times Square,...
Talk About Windows! Microsoft Poised to Sign 400,000-Square-Foot Lease at 11 Times Square
NY tabloid’s new South Asian section shows ‘local’ is cultural not geographic

SAC Capital's Senior Technology Portfolio Manager Arrested In Growing Insider Trading Scandal

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Photo: New York Times The federal government’s investigations into billionaire Stephen A. Cohen’s hedge fund SAC Capital culminated today in the arrest of one its top portfolio managers who was responsible for technology investments. According to the New York Times, Michael Steinberg, who was arrested at his Park Avenue apartment this morning,...
SAC Capital's Senior Technology Portfolio Manager Arrested In Growing Insider Trading Scandal

The Atlantic's Quartz is here at last but will it pay?

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The world of elite online business journalism is starting to feel crowded. Publications like the Wall Street Journal, the FT and the Economist are all touting top-shelf digital experiences and now comes the Atlantic’s long awaited offering, Quartz. Launched today at Qz.com, the new publication is optimized for reading on...
The Atlantic's Quartz is here at last but will it pay?
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