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Facebook tests ad network business on other companies' mobile apps - Reuters

January 22, 2014 - 1:36pm

AllFacebook

Facebook tests ad network business on other companies' mobile apps
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that it is displaying ads from a small group of marketers on other companies' smartphone apps, the latest sign that the world's No. 1 online social network is closer to launching an ad network ...
Facebook Challenges Google With Own Mobile Ad NetworkWired
Facebook Again Hints At Ad Network With Test Of Mobile App AdsForbes
Facebook becomes a mobile ad network: running tests with 3rd-party appsVentureBeat
ReadWrite -Mashable
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British Test Creates Fastest Internet Speeds Ever - jilard.com

January 22, 2014 - 12:47pm

British Test Creates Fastest Internet Speeds Ever
jilard.com
In a recent test, technicians in Britain created the fastest internet speeds ever recorded on real-world equipment. They achieved this using existing infrastructure, signaling potential savings for telecommunications companies. In October and November 2013, ...

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Target Breach: 5 Unanswered Security Questions - InformationWeek

January 22, 2014 - 12:45pm

Australian Techworld

Target Breach: 5 Unanswered Security Questions
InformationWeek
Investigators have yet to explain how Target was hacked, whether BlackPOS malware infected its payment servers, and whether the same gang also struck other retailers. Top 10 Retail CIO Priorities For 2014. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.).
Target-related malware was a side job for man living in RussiaInfoWorld
Target-related malware was this man's side jobITworld.com
More Attacks on Merchant Credit Card Processing SystemsNACS Online
Vertical Systems Reseller (blog)
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Yahoo Facing a Crossover Year in 2014: CEO Mayer - Bloomberg

January 22, 2014 - 12:38pm

CNNMoney

Yahoo Facing a Crossover Year in 2014: CEO Mayer
Bloomberg
Jan. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Emily Chang and Bloomberg West Editor-At-Large Cory Johnson recap comments from Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Bloomberg Television's “Bloomberg West.”.
Yahoo CEO wants more gov't data collection transparencyKPLC-TV
Tech leaders issue warning at DavosIndependent Online

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Broadband reaches warp speed in British test - Boulder Weekly

January 22, 2014 - 11:28am

Boulder Weekly

Broadband reaches warp speed in British test
Boulder Weekly
The BCC is reporting that the “fastest ever” broadband speeds have been achieve in a test in London. French telecommunications equipment company Alcatel-Lucent and British telecommunications provider BT transferred data at 1.4 terabits per second on a ...

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T-Mobile: The Uncarrier for the Unbanked? - Light Reading

January 22, 2014 - 10:58am

T-Mobile: The Uncarrier for the Unbanked?
Light Reading
T-Mobile isn't intent on just shaking up the wireless industry; now it has its sights set on the banking industry as well. The self-proclaimed 'uncarrier' unveiled a new Mobile Money service on Wednesday that it says will go nationwide after a trial in Miami that ...

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'Fastest ever' broadband passes speed test - BBC News

January 22, 2014 - 10:40am

BBC News

'Fastest ever' broadband passes speed test
BBC News
The "fastest ever" broadband speeds have been achieved in a test in London, raising hopes of more efficient data transfer via existing infrastructure. Alcatel-Lucent and BT said speeds of 1.4 terabits per second were achieved during their joint test - enough to ...

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'Fastest ever' broadband passes speed test - BBC News

January 22, 2014 - 10:40am

BBC News

'Fastest ever' broadband passes speed test
BBC News
The "fastest ever" broadband speeds have been achieved in a test in London, raising hopes of more efficient data transfer via existing infrastructure. Alcatel-Lucent and BT said speeds of 1.4 terabits per second were achieved during their joint test - enough to ...
Broadband reaches warp speed in British testBoulder Weekly
BT's breakneck broadband test hits unimaginable speeds over plain ol' fiberEngadget
Record broadband speed: it's now possible to send 1.8m cat pictures a secondMirror.co.uk
Total Telecom -CNET UK -Advanced Television
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BT/Alcatel fastest ever broadband - Advanced Television

January 22, 2014 - 10:06am

BT/Alcatel fastest ever broadband
Advanced Television
The “fastest ever” broadband speeds have been achieved in a test in London. Alcatel-Lucent and BT have reported that speeds of 1.4 terabits per second were achieved during a joint test – enough to send 44 uncompressed HD films a second. The test was ...

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Trove takes a new approach to social news - Washington Post

January 22, 2014 - 10:05am

The Verge

Trove takes a new approach to social news
Washington Post
WaPo Labs launched its Social Reader news app in 2011 to much fanfare and hope that the development team — a part of The Washington Post Co. — had found a way to highlight quality new content on social networks. At first, things looked good: The ...
The news curation game gets another entrant as the WaPo's former owner ...GigaOM
Trove Rethinks Social News DiscoveryMashable
After WaPo Sale, Graham Holdings Relaunches Its Flipboard Competitor TroveTechCrunch
Re/code -The Verge -New York Times (blog)
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The DDoS Smash-And-Grab: Be Prepared - InformationWeek

January 22, 2014 - 9:11am

PR Web

The DDoS Smash-And-Grab: Be Prepared
InformationWeek
You are more likely to fall victim to a DDoS attack as each day passes. Assume you will be a hacker's target, and get ready with a remediation plan. Enterprises and governments connected to the Internet today must treat distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) ...
Top DDoS attack trends of 2013 identifiedNews24
Denial of service attacks multiplied, evolved in 2013: ReportBusiness Insurance
Prolexic Publishes Top 10 DDoS Attack Trends for 2013IT News Online

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Ford Teams Up with MIT and Stanford to Advance Automated Driving Research - Wall Street Journal

January 22, 2014 - 8:35am

ExtremeTech

Ford Teams Up with MIT and Stanford to Advance Automated Driving Research
Wall Street Journal
Building on the automated Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle unveiled last month, Ford is announcing new projects with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University to research and develop solutions to some of the technical challenges ...
Ford teams with universities on automated driving researchReuters
Ford Partners With MIT And Stanford To Research Autonomous CarsTechCrunch
Self-driving Ford could see around the truck ahead of you, thanks to MIT and ...ExtremeTech
Engadget -SlashGear
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China's Great Firewall directs millions to open door to free surfing - CNET

January 22, 2014 - 8:15am

NDTV

China's Great Firewall directs millions to open door to free surfing
CNET
It's believed that human error caused a glitch in the country's firewall, sending people to a company that sells anti-censorship technology to Chinese citizens. Don Reisinger. by Don Reisinger. January 22, 2014 6:11 AM PST. Well, isn't this ironic? China's ...
How the Chinese Internet ended up at a house in Cheyenne, WyomingWashington Post (blog)
China suffers massive Internet outage, analysts suspect hackersCNN
China's Internet Traffic Was Redirected to a Mysterious House in WyomingSlate Magazine (blog)
Reuters -TIME
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Facebook Tweak Promises More Posts From Friends - InformationWeek

January 22, 2014 - 8:11am

Facebook Tweak Promises More Posts From Friends
InformationWeek
New Facebook feed bows to users' preference for posts from friends over posts from pages they've liked, and tells page owners to try using images with their posts. 7 Facebook Wishes for 2014. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Facebook ...

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This Day in History: Apple '1984′ Super Bowl commercial intros the Macintosh ... - The Global Dispatch

January 22, 2014 - 7:28am

ZDNet

This Day in History: Apple '1984′ Super Bowl commercial intros the Macintosh ...
The Global Dispatch
“1984” is an American television commercial which introduced the Apple Macintosh personal computer, but broke the mold for Super Bowl ads when it aired January 22, 1984. Ad_apple_1984_Super Bowl commercial The commercial, directed by Ridley Scott ...
Apple's Iconic 1984 Commercial Turns 30 TodayCult of Mac
I used a Mac before you didZDNet

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Bill Gates to devote life to full-time philanthropy - Kansas.com

January 22, 2014 - 6:57am

Times of India

Bill Gates to devote life to full-time philanthropy
Kansas.com
SEATTLE — Microsoft's Bill Gates will work on philanthropy full time for the rest of his life and contribute part time as a board member of the software maker, which is seeking a new chief executive. Gates, speaking in an interview on Bloomberg Television, ...
Microsoft CEO Search Rattles Boards From Ford to EricssonBusinessweek (blog)
Ex-Symantec chief John Thompson could be 'next Microsoft CEO'Business Standard
Ballmer likely to resign from board after new CEO takes overTimes of India

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VMware buys AirWatch for $1.54 billion, acquires mobility strategy - ZDNet

January 22, 2014 - 6:54am

Economic Times

VMware buys AirWatch for $1.54 billion, acquires mobility strategy
ZDNet
Summary: VMware's acquisition of AirWatch will give it a foothold in mobility as well as its end-user computing strategy. Larry Dignan. By Larry Dignan for Between the Lines | January 22, 2014 -- 12:53 GMT (04:53 PST). Follow @ldignan. VMware will acquire ...
VMware to buy AirWatch for $1.18B in cashWashington Post
VMware to Acquire AirWatch for $1.54 BillionWall Street Journal
VMware to Add Mobile Security With $1.54 Billion AirWatch DealBusinessweek
Reuters -MarketWatch -Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Apple's Iconic 1984 Commercial Turns 30 Today - Cult of Mac

January 22, 2014 - 6:34am

Cult of Mac

Apple's Iconic 1984 Commercial Turns 30 Today
Cult of Mac
For any longtime Apple fans, it's amazing to think that today marks 30 years since the January 22, 1984 airing of the Nineteen Eighty Four-inspired Macintosh commercial, directed by Ridley Scott. Not only did the commercial usher in Apple's most famous ...

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VMware to Acquire AirWatch - MarketWatch

January 22, 2014 - 6:03am

VMware to Acquire AirWatch
MarketWatch
PALO ALTO, CA, Jan 22, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) , the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, and AirWatch today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which VMware will ...

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Davos 2014: Yahoo calls for greater NSA transparency - Telegraph.co.uk

January 22, 2014 - 4:55am

Telegraph.co.uk

Davos 2014: Yahoo calls for greater NSA transparency
Telegraph.co.uk
The chief executive of Yahoo has demanded that the technology giant is allowed to publish details of all personal data requests from America's controversial National Security Agency. Marissa Mayer said that the present system was "murky" and that greater ...

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