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Facebook Changes How Developers Incentivize Apps - Techzone360

August 8, 2014 - 4:29pm

CNN

Facebook Changes How Developers Incentivize Apps
Techzone360
While Facebook has come under fire for a number of moves over the last few months, it seems likely their most recent will receive plaudits from a number of users. Earlier this week, the social networking site announced two important changes to its Platform ...
Facebook adjusts policy to eliminate 'Like to Download' strategiesDancing Astronaut
Facebook Kills Another Proven Tool For Brands To Promote Pages And User ...Forbes
Facebook makes games reveal charges, quit inflating 'likes'CNN
Digital Music News -WGAL Lancaster
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UPDATE 2-Judge rejects $324.5 mln settlement over Apple, Google hiring - Reuters

August 8, 2014 - 3:52pm

Telegraph.co.uk

UPDATE 2-Judge rejects $324.5 mln settlement over Apple, Google hiring
Reuters
(Adds Apple and Google declined to comment, quotes from ruling). By Dan Levine. SAN FRANCISCO Aug 8 (Reuters) - Four Silicon Valley companies including Apple and Google failed to persuade a U.S. judge to sign off on a $324.5 million settlement to ...
Judge Rejects Settlement in Silicon Valley Wage CaseWall Street Journal
Court rejects $325M wage-fixing settlement, says Apple, others should 'pay their ...Apple Insider
Biz Break: Judge rejects settlement in Silicon Valley no-poaching caseSan Jose Mercury News
SFGate -Businessweek -Gigaom
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FCC requires emergency texting services from carriers, texting apps - PCWorld

August 8, 2014 - 3:48pm

Re/code

FCC requires emergency texting services from carriers, texting apps
PCWorld
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Friday to require U.S. mobile carriers and many text-messaging apps to enable users to text emergency dispatch centers, even after questions about whether the centers will be ready by the deadline.
FCC gives another green light for nationwide Text-to-911 supportZDNet (blog)
FCC Votes To Require Support For Texting To 911Daily Caller
FCC mandates text-to-911 service to all U.S. wireless carriersPBS NewsHour
Wireless Week -FedScoop
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GM adds 5 US recalls, biggest for Saturn Vue key issue - USA TODAY

August 8, 2014 - 3:25pm

USA TODAY

GM adds 5 US recalls, biggest for Saturn Vue key issue
USA TODAY
General Motors added fiver new U.S. recalls on Friday to its total for the year, and also announced a separate recall of some Cadillac sedans outside the U.S.. The latest recalls bring GM's U.S. total this year to 66. Worldwide, about 29 million cars and trucks ...
GM recalls 200000 Saturn VUEs; Volkswagen adds to Routan recallLos Angeles Times
General Motors issues 6 more recalls covering 312000 vehicles; biggest for ...Toledo Blade
Older model Saturns, Cadillacs among latest GM recallsNewsday
NBCNews.com
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Yahoo CISO: Enterprise security companies letting us down - TechTarget

August 8, 2014 - 3:24pm

Yahoo CISO: Enterprise security companies letting us down
TechTarget
At Black Hat 2014, Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos decried enterprise security companies' inability to handle scale and system diversity, and called on vendors to seize the opportunity for innovation. In this Article. Related Content. Yahoo encrypts users' data to ...

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Judge Throws Out Puny $324.5 Million Settlement In Apple, Google Hiring Lawsuit - Business Insider

August 8, 2014 - 3:19pm

Business Insider

Judge Throws Out Puny $324.5 Million Settlement In Apple, Google Hiring Lawsuit
Business Insider
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday rejected a $324.5 million settlement between tech workers and companies including Apple and Google in a lawsuit accusing the companies of conspiring to avoid poaching each other's workers. The ruling ...

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For Car Lovers, Summer Peaks on the California Coast - New York Times

August 8, 2014 - 3:03pm

New York Times

For Car Lovers, Summer Peaks on the California Coast
New York Times
The annual celebration of the automobile on the Monterey Peninsula of California, a vintage-car enthusiast's version of the Academy Awards, hits the starter button this week. By the time it concludes with the Pebble Beach Concours d'Élégance next Sunday, ...
The $60 Million Ferrari - and Other Cars To Watch For At Pebble BeachForbes
Half a Billion Dollars in Sales Expected in Pebble BeachAuto World News

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Sprint's 'Street Fighter' CEO Readies Price Plans, Chairman Says - Bloomberg

August 8, 2014 - 1:39pm

Bloomberg

Sprint's 'Street Fighter' CEO Readies Price Plans, Chairman Says
Bloomberg
Sprint Corp.'s new leader, Marcelo Claure, is a “street fighter” who is already studying new pricing plans to make the ailing U.S. wireless company more competitive, Chairman Masayoshi Son said. “Marcelo is just like a street fighter. His face is like a bandit.
How Claure can fix Sprint as it battles T-MobileComputerworld
SoftBank's Son predicts rising U.S. price competition, calls Claure a 'street fighter'FierceWireless
SoftBank profit slides amid fewer new subscribersPCWorld
CNBC -TheCelebrityCafe.com -Android Headlines - Android News
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FCC chairman downplays net neutrality differences with Obama - PCWorld

August 8, 2014 - 1:37pm

Reuters

FCC chairman downplays net neutrality differences with Obama
PCWorld
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman's view of net neutrality rules and President Barack Obama's are not as different as some reports this week have suggested, the chairman said Friday. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, a Democrat ...
After Verizon, US FCC quizzing other carriers on data managementReuters
FCC Chairman Still Concerned About Verizon's Data ThrottlingWall Street Journal
FCC to Verizon: 'All the kids do it' is no excuse for throttling unlimited dataWashington Post (blog)
The Consumerist -The Hill
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Russia bans anonymous wifi - ZDNet

August 8, 2014 - 1:25pm

The Moscow Times

Russia bans anonymous wifi
ZDNet
According to the state-owned news agency ITAR-TASS, the government of Russia has banned anonymous access to Wi-Fi. What's Hot on ZDNet. Microsoft to drop support for older versions of Internet Explorer · Why I switched from Outlook to Gmail ...
Russia demands Internet users show ID to access public Wi-FiToronto Sun
Fear and Loathing Over Russia's Anonymous Wi-Fi BanWall Street Journal (blog)
Putin Makes Russia's Top Blogger Ban Anonymous Internet AccessBusinessweek

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Yahoo CISO: End-to-end Mail encryption by 2015 - ZDNet

August 8, 2014 - 12:41pm

ZDNet

Yahoo CISO: End-to-end Mail encryption by 2015
ZDNet
Today at Black Hat USA 2014, Yahoo's CISO announced in a presentation that consumers will be seeing end-to-end encryption in its Mail product by 2015. Announcing a new PGP plugin that piggybacks off of Google's PGP plugin, Alex Stamos told the ...

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Hyundai Slapped With $17.35 Million Fine For Delayed Recall Of The 2009 ... - Washington Post

August 8, 2014 - 12:06pm

Hyundai Slapped With $17.35 Million Fine For Delayed Recall Of The 2009 ...
Washington Post
Last fall, South Korean automaker Hyundai recalled Genesis vehicles from the 2009-2012 model years. Unfortunately for Hyundai, the recall was long overdue, and now the company has been hit with a $17.35 million fine from the National Highway Traffic ...

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Jay Leno Meets the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - The News Wheel

August 8, 2014 - 11:25am

Jay Leno Meets the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
The News Wheel
In the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage, Mr. Leno checks out the all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. It was never a matter of if Leno would do an episode on the Hellcat, but just when. As he states near the beginning of the video, he's a huge ...

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Jay Leno Meets the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - The News Wheel

August 8, 2014 - 11:25am

Dallas Morning News

Jay Leno Meets the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
The News Wheel
In the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage, Mr. Leno checks out the all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. It was never a matter of if Leno would do an episode on the Hellcat, but just when. As he states near the beginning of the video, he's a huge ...
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat first-driveSlashGear
Dodge may unveil a Hellcat Charger at Detroit Dream CruiseDallas Morning News (blog)
The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Could Debut Next WednesdayTorque News

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Russia demands Internet users show ID to access public Wifi - Reuters UK

August 8, 2014 - 11:14am

Russia demands Internet users show ID to access public Wifi
Reuters UK
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia further tightened its control of the Internet on Friday, requiring people using public Wifi hotspots provide identification, a policy that prompted anger from bloggers and confusion among telecom operators on how it would work.

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Facebook Malware: Protect Your Profile - InformationWeek

August 8, 2014 - 11:10am

IBNLive

Facebook Malware: Protect Your Profile
InformationWeek
Malicious "Color Change" app has resurfaced on Facebook, compromising thousands of profiles. Here's what to do if you're infected. One of Facebook's oldest scams has resurfaced, this time infecting more than 10,000 people around the world, according to ...
WARNING: Facebook Color Changer App Will Only Turn Victims Bright RedAllFacebook
Are Facebook's privacy requests for its Messenger app as creepy as they seem?Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
It's just a scam: No, you can't change your Facebook profile page colourFirstpost
Business Standard -Mashable -Market Realist
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Who are those distracted teen drivers calling and texting? Often, mom or dad - CBS News

August 8, 2014 - 10:27am

CBS News

Who are those distracted teen drivers calling and texting? Often, mom or dad
CBS News
Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research. "A lot of parents aren't really aware of how important it is to be a good role model and how dangerous it is for their teen to answer a ...
Parents Drive Kids To DistractionWFMY News 2
Are parents to blame for their teenagers' car accidents?KGNS.tv
Parents drive kids to distraction, really, they doWVEC.com
University Herald
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UPDATE 1-VW expands Chrysler-built minivan recall over ignition switches - Reuters

August 8, 2014 - 10:08am

euronews

UPDATE 1-VW expands Chrysler-built minivan recall over ignition switches
Reuters
(Adds number of vehicles affected in Canada, VW comments). DETROIT Aug 8 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG is more than doubling a three-year-old recall of its Chrysler-built Routan minivans that have ignition switches that can be knocked into the accessory ...
VW Expands Minivan Recall Because of Faulty Ignition SwitchesNBCNews.com
Volkswagen Expands Recall Over Ignition Switch ProblemsTIME
VW expands minivan recall over ignition switchesCNBC
Autoblog (blog) -Yahoo Finance UK -Cars.com News (blog)
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Which State Has the Fastest Internet Speed? - ABC News

August 8, 2014 - 10:03am

ABC News

Which State Has the Fastest Internet Speed?
ABC News
Virginia is for lovers ... of high speed Internet. The southern state boasts the fastest connection in the United States, according to Broadview Networks. Rounding out the top five are Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington D.C.. Google Project ...
Map Shows Poor Internet Speeds Across The U.S.Opposing Views
Map of the Day: Average Broadband SpeedsBacon's Rebellion
One Absurd Statistic Shows Just How Bad Hollywood's Latino Problem IsMic
MarketWatch (blog) -CNET -Washington Post (blog)
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China detains man for spreading panic on WeChat: state media - Reuters UK

August 8, 2014 - 8:28am

China detains man for spreading panic on WeChat: state media
Reuters UK
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have detained someone for the first time for spreading panic on mobile messaging app WeChat, state media said on Friday, hours after China imposed new rules on instant messaging tools. The move is part of a ...

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