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The New York Times Just Ruined The Easiest Way To Hack Their Paywall

ITC judge issues preliminary ruling on Apple v. Samsung case six days ahead of schedule

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Yesterday, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Thomas B. Pender of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC, or just ITC) made an initial determination on remand ("remand ID") in the investigation of Apple's complaint against Samsung. At this point the document has to be redacted so as not to disclose confidential...
ITC judge issues preliminary ruling on Apple v. Samsung case six days ahead of schedule

5 ways your ISP’s failure to move to IPv6 could affect you

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Wednesday is World IPv6 Launch Day, a time when ISPs, major websites and network engineers will permanently flip the switch over a different form of addressing system. For the most part, the IPv6 transition will go unnoticed and few will care about what is an arcane and important element of...
5 ways your ISP’s failure to move to IPv6 could affect you

Online Banking Startup Simple Finally Makes It Easier To Move Money Into Your Account

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Simple has made some serious strides since it opened up to the public last year, but there’s one thing the service has just never been that great at: transferring money from one bank account to another. According to a post on the official Simple blog, those days are finally over...
Online Banking Startup Simple Finally Makes It Easier To Move Money Into Your Account

Chrome now easily opens email links in Gmail, thanks to some HTML5 magic

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The next time you open up Gmail in Chrome keep an eye out for the prompt above, which uses HTML5 to finally close the gap between the way Google's browser handles mailto: links and its popular email service. Our only question about the change is what took them so...
Chrome now easily opens email links in Gmail, thanks to some HTML5 magic

Samsung capitulates, will modify phones to avoid Apple ban

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Samsung, facing possible US sales injunctions against a range of products that generate billions of dollars in US sales annually, is talking to carriers about feature removals and workarounds along with design modifications on some of its smartphones in an effort to keep the products available to US customers. It...
Samsung capitulates, will modify phones to avoid Apple ban

Oracle lands $100 million ERP project covering 34 colleges

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Oracle has won a US$100 million ERP project that will replace legacy systems at 34 colleges in Washington state, in a deal that highlights the continued relevance of its PeopleSoft product as it tries to convince customers to adopt its next-generation Fusion Applications.The Washington State Board for Community and...
Oracle lands $100 million ERP project covering 34 colleges

Is Apple's Mobile RSS Reader Down for the Count?

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Some Mac and iPhone owners who had been using Safari to view RSS feeds — Really Simple Syndication feeds of Web content — may have been dismayed when native RSS got the boot with OS X Mountain Lion for desktops and iOS 6 for iPhone. Now it seems that RSS...
Is Apple's Mobile RSS Reader Down for the Count?

How To Get Flash On Your iPad

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A reader wants to play Flash files on an iPad. What are the options? My iPad seems not to support the Adobe Flash Player, which is a nuisance. Is there a solution or any alternative short of buying a tablet that does support the player? David Buck, by email Not...
How To Get Flash On Your iPad

Opera Software Launches Yet Another UDID Alternative For Anonymous Mobile Ad-Tracking

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Just when iOS developers had thought they had heard of every UDID replacement mechanism out there, Opera Software had to go and launch its own, too. Today, the company, best known as the maker of the Opera web browser, is introducing something it’s calling “App-Tribute” – and yes, it’s yet...
Opera Software Launches Yet Another UDID Alternative For Anonymous Mobile Ad-Tracking
No more roaming: Truphone simplifies international phone service for travelers

Microsoft releases fix-it for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability

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Microsoft has released a temporary fix for a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8, which was used by hackers in a prominent attack against the U.S. Department of Labor's website.The problem is particularly dangerous since it can allow an attacker to install malware merely by visiting a tampered web...
Microsoft releases fix-it for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability

Google combines Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photo storage into a common 15GB pool

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Google's efforts to streamline aren't limited to some spring cleaning and more spartan interfaces. Today the company is breaking down the artificial walls between the pools of online storage provided for Gmail, Drive and Google+ Photos. Instead of 10GB for all your messages and attachments, alongside a separate 5GB...
Google combines Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photo storage into a common 15GB pool

Getting TextExpander, BetterTouchTool, and Parallels to behave with Mavericks

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Since the new OS X Mavericks is just a few days old, bugs and incompatible applications are to be expected until developers have time to run through the new APIs and patch up their apps. In the meantime, some non-functioning apps can be fixed with simple work-arounds or downloads....
Getting TextExpander, BetterTouchTool, and Parallels to behave with Mavericks

A Vine API may come soon as Twitter's Certified Products program expands to Japan, Brazil, India and SK

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Twitter is in the process of expanding its Certified Products program to four countries beyond the United States and the company is looking at the possibility of launching its Vine API. In a talk at the Big Boulder conference, Conway Chen, Twitter’s Director of Business Development, and Zach Hofer-Shall, Manager...
A Vine API may come soon as Twitter's Certified Products program expands to Japan, Brazil, India and SK

Sophos antimalware software detects itself as malware, deletes critical binaries

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On Wednesday, Sophos antivirus products did something very wrong: they started detecting false positives. The company has since fixed the issue, but only on Thursday did it become clear what the fiasco was all about: the Sophos software was detecting its own binaries as malware. Here’s what happened. Earlier in...
Sophos antimalware software detects itself as malware, deletes critical binaries

Better Late Than Never. Justin.tv Comes To The iPhone.

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Watching live video on your iPhone is nothing new, but it is becoming increasingly easier to do. More than a year after Ustream launched its live video viewing iPhone app, and followed up with a video publishing app, along with Qik and Kyte, Justin.tv is entering the mobile game...
Better Late Than Never. Justin.tv Comes To The iPhone.

Gillmor Gang: What, Too Soon?

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The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — spent way too much time obsessing over the relative value of pictures in the social stream. My theory is that Twitter’s compact signals and social graph add up to much more than Facebook’s...
Gillmor Gang: What, Too Soon?
Samsung working with US carriers to update phones facing injunction

Xbox One won't be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 discs or support transfers of XBLA titles

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Microsoft confirmed today that its new Xbox One console won’t support backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 or original Xbox titles. Digital titles purchased through Xbox Live Arcade will also be stuck on current hardware, although the user’s Gamerscore – the overarching metric for measuring in-game achievements – will cross over...
Xbox One won't be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 discs or support transfers of XBLA titles
A worthy Ultrabook appears: the ThinkPad X1 Carbon reviewed
Microsoft offers fix for exploit that could hijack PCs running old versions of IE

Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners can now use Google Wallet without any workarounds

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Earlier this year, Verizon Wireless muddied the water when it announced that it wouldn’t allow Galaxy Nexus users to access Google Wallet. Many began to theorize that Big Red’s move was out of defense for its own mobile payment solution brewing, but nonetheless, a few crafty folks figured out...
Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners can now use Google Wallet without any workarounds
MetroTube Windows Phone app broken by YouTube's backend, devs working on a fix
Seven Apple stories we liked around the Web this week
Apple suggests developer workarounds for in-app purchase fraud, promises fix in iOS 6

BII REPORT: Here Are The Two Keys To Making Mobile Payments Work

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For many years, technologists, venture capitalists, journalists, and large companies have pined for the era when the mobile phone would become our wallet. And yet, already five years into the smartphone era, mobile payments are not mainstream. In a recent report, BI Intelligence analyzes the two key problems that any mobile payment solution must...
BII REPORT: Here Are The Two Keys To Making Mobile Payments Work

So You'd Like to Send Some Email (Through Code)

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I have what I would charitably describe as a hate-hate relationship with email. I desperately try to avoid sending email, not just for myself, but also in the code I write. Despite my misgivings, email is the cockroach of communication mediums: you just can't kill it. Email is the...
So You'd Like to Send Some Email (Through Code)

iPhone patent wars: What's going on in Germany?

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Apple forced to pull older iPhones off its online store, faces an injunction on push e-mail Yanked from the virtual shelves It was a crazy day for Apple (AAPL) in Germany. First it removed the iPhone 4 and 3GS from its German online store -- the first time, as far as...
iPhone patent wars: What's going on in Germany?

Apple lodges third ITC complaint against HTC

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Apple has filed a third patent infringement complaint against HTC via the US International Trade Commission, says FOSS Patents. The complaint was submitted on Monday, and accuses 29 HTC devices of infringing on an Apple patent, US Patent No. 5,946,647, which involves the automatic detection of data such as phone...
Apple lodges third ITC complaint against HTC
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