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Apple yanks 'Bang with Friends' app from iOS App Store

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Facebook-connected hookup app "Bang with Friends" was pulled from Apple's App Store on Friday, with the removal coming a little over one week following the app's debut.    ...
Apple yanks 'Bang with Friends' app from iOS App Store
Congress yanks warrantless email tapping protections just before Christmas

Google yanks ad-blocker apps from Google Play

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A handful of app developers receive notices from the Web giant saying that their ad-blocking software "interferes with or accesses another service or product in an unauthorized manner." [Read more]...
Google yanks ad-blocker apps from Google Play
Research | Brits Beat Yanks In Google Android Space Race

Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of Windows Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)

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Enterprises might get a break on Windows 8 devices with Office 15 -- if they happened to have signed a new license deal after mid 2011. That's one possibility raised by Cynthia Farren, principal of a software license consulting company. While Microsoft has not yet said how it will...
Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of Windows Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)

How Microsoft Could Lose Its Grip on 'Rugged' Devices

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When a United Postal Service delivery worker shows up at your house, the bulky handheld that he yanks out for you to write your digital signature is known as a "rugged device." Microsoft's older Windows Mobile operating system is running on the vast majority of these devices, and it's questionable...
How Microsoft Could Lose Its Grip on 'Rugged' Devices

TV Syndication Company Attempts To Take Down Public Domain Content By Abusing Trademark Law

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Some players in the copyright industry just can't let things go, even when the content in question doesn't belong to them anymore. Once something's in the public domain, it's there to stay unless an act of Congress yanks it back out. Some of this discussion seems almost theoretical considering...
TV Syndication Company Attempts To Take Down Public Domain Content By Abusing Trademark Law

HTC One X available today on Rogers for $170 with a three-year contract

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We know Yanks using AT&T's network will be getting their own flavor of the HTC One X early next month, thus it's only appropriate for the neighbors up north to get a taste of the same smartphone medicine. Thanks to Rogers, those of you in Canada will be able...
HTC One X available today on Rogers for $170 with a three-year contract

Facebook Yanks Mobile Location-Tracking Feature

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Questions were raised about how the feature, which debuted Sunday, may violate a member's privacy....
Facebook Yanks Mobile Location-Tracking Feature

Apple Yanks Much-Disliked 'Genius' Ads; Claims That Was The Plan All Along (AAPL)

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Apple is no longer running those "Genius" ads during the Olympics--which feature Genius Bar employees helping people with their Mac problems--following withering criticism in the blogosphere, according to Mashable. The official line from ad agency TBWA/Media/Arts Lab is: The ads were intended only for a "first run" during the Olympics,...
Apple Yanks Much-Disliked 'Genius' Ads; Claims That Was The Plan All Along (AAPL)

Mozilla yanks Firefox 16 one day after release

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Mozilla yesterday took the unusual step of yanking Firefox 16 from distribution just a day after its release....
Mozilla yanks Firefox 16 one day after release

Mail.ru Yanks Domestic Ads From ICQ

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Mail.ru’s DST may have spent $187.5 million taking ICQ off AOL’s hands, but it’s in no rush to make a direct return on the veteran IM service. The group has announced that it is pulling advertising out of ICQ for the first time since it was added in 1999....
Mail.ru Yanks Domestic Ads From ICQ
Google yanks AdBlock Plus from Google Play, surprising nobody

Rupert Murdoch Says No To Tea Party, Yanks Sean Hannity From Appearing

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Rupert Murdoch Says No To Tea Party, Yanks Sean Hannity From Appearing

Facebook yanks mobile location-tracking feature

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Facebook has quickly pulled a feature it launched Sunday that allowed mobile users of the social network to find fellow members who may be nearby....
Facebook yanks mobile location-tracking feature

Oh, Snap! Instagram Yanks Twitter Integration

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Kev has new friends now. (Photo: Instagram/AdrianGrenier) Are your tweeted-out Instagram pictures of Christmas lights looking a little busted? Sorry to rain on your lifecasting parade, but that’s not some temporary glitch. AllThingsD reports that Instagram has disabled the “cards” that make your snapshots show up all pretty in your Twitter...
Oh, Snap! Instagram Yanks Twitter Integration

Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of ARM Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)

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Enterprises might get a break on Windows 8 devices with Office 15 -- if they happened to have signed a new Enterprise Agreement after mid 2011. That's speculation from Cynthia Farren, principal of a software license consulting company. While Microsoft has not yet laid out its plans for how...
Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of ARM Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)
Prince's record label yanks 'unauthorized recordings' from Twitter's Vine app

Microsoft knuckles under, yanks YouTube app for Windows Phone

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Microsoft has bowed to pressure from Google and pulled the YouTube app from its Windows Phone Store that earlier this month triggered a cease-and-desist letter from the search giant....
Microsoft knuckles under, yanks YouTube app for Windows Phone

HTC reportedly yanks plans for large Windows RT tablet, continues plans to introduce a 7″ device

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According to Bloomberg’s Dina Bass, HTC has halted plans to build and release a large Windows-RT based tablet. The company does intend to release smaller 7 inch device that will run on the same software. Real talk: Large Windows RT devices might not make much sense. Windows RT is a stripped...
HTC reportedly yanks plans for large Windows RT tablet, continues plans to introduce a 7″ device

Facebook yanks spammy 'Verify Your Account' app

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Beyond spreading itself to your Facebook contacts, it's unclear what the spam app did before the social network disabled it. [Read more]...
Facebook yanks spammy 'Verify Your Account' app

Spotted at Computex: LG's X Note Z350 Ultrabook (hands-on)

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Part of the fun of covering tradeshows is that Yanks like yours truly get to handle products that might never make their way stateside. We're going to put LG's 13.3-inch X Note Z350 Ultrabook in that category, since the company doesn't exactly have a strong market presence in the...
Spotted at Computex: LG's X Note Z350 Ultrabook (hands-on)

Groupon Yanks Gun-Related Deals--For Now

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You may not be shocked to learn that some business owners are not happy about this. The coupon service Groupon is, at least temporarily, no longer offering any firearms-related deals sparking praise from many anti-gun activists and calls for a boycott from angry business owners and gun rights' advocates....
Groupon Yanks Gun-Related Deals--For Now
Giving Credit Where Due: Facebook to Scale Back Payments System

Microsoft yanks Office for Mac 2011 upgrade

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Microsoft last Friday pulled an Office for Mac 2011 major update from its upgrade servers, acknowledging bugs that have corrupted the Outlook database on some machines....
Microsoft yanks Office for Mac 2011 upgrade
Amazon Yanks 5,000 Kindle IPG Titles In Fight Over Terms

This Is Not Hard to Understand

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Bill Ray for The Register, on the Wi-Fi scanning apps removed from the App Store last week: Wi-Fi detection is something of a niche: there were never more than a handful of such applications in iTunes. But now even those have vanished as Apple decided they were using a “private...
This Is Not Hard to Understand

Google yanks free music service in China

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Google is shutting a Chinese music search service that offered free licensed music downloads because it wasn't popular enough, the company said Friday. The announcement came in a blog posting from senior engineering director Boon-Lock Yeo, who said the company was shutting down the service in order to focus...
Google yanks free music service in China

HBO yanks 'Game of Thrones' Bush head on a spike episode

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In an apparent response to the controversy over an episode of the hit show that depicts President Bush's decapitated head, the episode has been pulled from HBO Go and iTunes. [Read more]...
HBO yanks 'Game of Thrones' Bush head on a spike episode

cnet: Amazon yanks Kindle Touch ahead of launch...

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cnet: Amazon yanks Kindle Touch ahead of launch event What's with the shock and confusion here? It seems pretty obvious to me that Amazon is gearing up for the launch of a new Kindle Touch with a built in screen light. Reuters reported on this back in May -- they...
cnet: Amazon yanks Kindle Touch ahead of launch...
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