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Facebook To Improve Video Ads Through LiveRail Acquisition - Forbes

July 3, 2014 - 2:50pm

Forbes

Facebook To Improve Video Ads Through LiveRail Acquisition
Forbes
Facebook has announced that it has acquired San Francisco, California-based online video advertising company LiveRail. LiveRail offers premium publishers with technology to sell video inventory across all devices. Around 7 billion video ads are served to ...

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'WoW' lead designer Pardo leaves Blizzard - USA TODAY

July 3, 2014 - 2:28pm

USA TODAY

'WoW' lead designer Pardo leaves Blizzard
USA TODAY
Blizzard chief creative officer and World of Warcraft lead designer Rob Pardo revealed he is leaving the video game creator after 17 years. In a statement released Thursday on Blizzard's WoW forums, Pardo did not hint at his next move other than to "pursue ...
Blizzard CCO, lead WoW designer Rob Pardo retiresArs Technica
Blizzard Entertainment creative director Rob Pardo calls it quits after 17 yearsVentureBeat
Rob Pardo leaving Blizzard as Chief Creative OfficerThe Escapist
GameSpot -Gamasutra -Computerandvideogames.com
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Goldman Sachs, Google, Court and leaked client data - The Next Digit

July 3, 2014 - 2:12pm

The Next Digit

Goldman Sachs, Google, Court and leaked client data
The Next Digit
According to the official reports, Google has already blocked the access to the e-mail that was sent to an unknown Gmail account by mistake. As soon as the Court of the State of New York issued the order to block the account, Google followed it. But now ...

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WIth iWatch looming, Microsoft plans its own fitness wearable as Woz tosses ... - Network World

July 3, 2014 - 1:55pm

WIth iWatch looming, Microsoft plans its own fitness wearable as Woz tosses ...
Network World
With the iWatch rumored to launch sometime this fall, competitors like Microsoft aren't sitting idly by. According to a recent report from longtime Microsoft watcher Paul Thurrott, the folks in Redmond are prepping their own wearable device that will have a ...

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Uber Takes One Step Forward, One Back in London, US - NBCNews.com

July 3, 2014 - 11:32am

NBCNews.com

Uber Takes One Step Forward, One Back in London, US
NBCNews.com
Uber won a small victory in London on Thursday after a regulator ruled that they could legally drive passengers around the city. The ride-sharing service, which lets users summon cars with a smartphone app, was the subject of protests by the city's taxicab ...
London regulator says Uber is operating legallyMarketWatch
Uber Court Date Delayed As Drivers Are SuedLBC 97.3
Uber saved from London court battle and is operating within the law says TfLCITY A.M.
Evening Standard
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Google Play Services for Android reaches version 5.0 - Inquirer

July 3, 2014 - 10:47am

Google Play Services for Android reaches version 5.0
Inquirer
GOOGLE HAS ROLLED OUT a milestone release of its Google Play Services framework for Android devices. Google Play Services 5.0, which includes APIs for all core and many third party apps, has a lot of new functionality, as well as support for the ...

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T-Mobile faces accusations - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

July 3, 2014 - 9:31am

T-Mobile faces accusations
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
WASHINGTON – T-Mobile US became the target of a federal investigation and lawsuit Tuesday amid allegations that it bilked potentially hundreds of millions of dollars from its customers in fraudulent charges. The announcement of a complaint filed in a court ...

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How free will the Internet be in 2025? - USA TODAY

July 3, 2014 - 9:17am

Economic Times

How free will the Internet be in 2025?
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO – On the eve of Independence Day, a who's who of computer experts say that government control, consumer distrust and corporate greed threaten the future of the Internet as we know it,. In a report released Thursday, the Pew Research ...
These Are the Four Biggest Threats to the Internet: Pew ReportNBCNews.com
Here Are Four Threats the Internet Faces in the Next DecadeWall Street Journal (blog)
The Future Internet Is Not So Free Or Open, In Pew's New SurveyKGOU
Network World -Zee News -The Pew Internet and American Life Project
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Facebook Inc (FB)'s LiveRail Acquisition A Smart Move - ValueWalk

July 3, 2014 - 9:15am

Facebook Inc (FB)'s LiveRail Acquisition A Smart Move
ValueWalk
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)'s latest acquisition is online video platform LiveRail, and analysts from Goldman Sachs and Nomura both say it was a strategic decision that makes sense for the social network. LiveRail brings ad technology that will help ...

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Goldman Sachs convinced Google to remove an email from a stranger's inbox - The Verge

July 3, 2014 - 9:08am

Goldman Sachs convinced Google to remove an email from a stranger's inbox
The Verge
It all started with an email typo. Entering a client's email address last week, a contractor accidentally swapped @gs.com for @gmail.com — so instead of sending to a Goldman Sachs employee, the message went to a random stranger. Normally, that would just ...

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Amazon Refuses To Pay Penalties Imposed By FTC Over Mobile In-App ... - Hot Hardware

July 3, 2014 - 9:04am

Hot Hardware

Amazon Refuses To Pay Penalties Imposed By FTC Over Mobile In-App ...
Hot Hardware
Amazon is willing to go to court if the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) decides to sue the e-commerce giant for refusing to pay a penalty over mobile in-app purchases made by children on smartphone applications. The FTC wants Amazon to enter into a ...

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Immigrants overwhelm Colorado DMV's website - SFGate

July 3, 2014 - 7:46am

Immigrants overwhelm Colorado DMV's website
SFGate
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Department of Motor Vehicles is scrambling to fix its appointment website after being overwhelmed by noncitizens seeking driver's licenses. Non-U.S. citizens were allowed to start making appointments on Tuesday. The DMV says ...
Colorado DMV: 823 appointments set for noncitizen license despite jamThe Denver Post

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Subaru recalls 660K vehicles for brake line rust - Chron.com

July 3, 2014 - 7:34am

CNBC.com

Subaru recalls 660K vehicles for brake line rust
Chron.com
DETROIT (AP) — Subaru is recalling more than 660,000 cars and SUVs because the brake lines can rust and leak fluid. For about half the vehicles, it's the second recall for the same problem. Affected are 2005 through 2009 Legacy and Outback, the 2008 ...
Subaru recalling 660238 vehicles in US due to brake line rustReuters

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Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases - Fox News

July 3, 2014 - 7:33am

Fox News

Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases
Fox News
LOS ANGELES – Amazon said Wednesday that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases. The FTC alleged ...

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HTC Swings to Profit on New Flagship Phone, Cost Cutting - Wall Street Journal

July 3, 2014 - 7:26am

AsiaOne

HTC Swings to Profit on New Flagship Phone, Cost Cutting
Wall Street Journal
HTC on Thursday reported a net profit of 2.26 billion New Taiwan dollars (US$75.6 million) in the second quarter, up 80% from the same quarter in 2013 and better than a net loss NT$1.88 billion in the previous quarter. A survey of 16 analysts by Thomson ...
HTC Profit Beats Estimates on Demand for New One M8 SmartphoneSan Diego Source (subscription)
HTC One (M8) comes in Dual SIM flavorBetaNews

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Safety agency says Chrysler recall too slow - Fox News

July 3, 2014 - 6:54am

Safety agency says Chrysler recall too slow
Fox News
FILE - This undated file photo provided by Chrysler shows the 2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is accusing Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix some Jeep SUVs in a recall announced more than a year ago that ...

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HTC's Q2 profit rises to $75 million; slightly above estimates - Economic Times

July 3, 2014 - 6:49am

Economic Times

HTC's Q2 profit rises to $75 million; slightly above estimates
Economic Times
TAIPEI: Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp on Thursday reported an 80 per cent rise in second-quarter net profit from a year ago, slightly beating analyst expectations, as a business turnaround strategy started to stem a decline in sales. April-June net ...

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Taiwan's HTC Q2 profit T$2.26 bln, slightly above estimates - Reuters

July 3, 2014 - 6:27am

Taiwan's HTC Q2 profit T$2.26 bln, slightly above estimates
Reuters
TAIPEI, July 3(Reuters) - Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp on Thursday reported an 80 percent rise in second-quarter net profit from a year ago, slightly beating analyst expectations, as a business turnaround strategy started to stem a decline in sales.

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Amazon will fight FTC in-app purchases changes - Inquirer

July 3, 2014 - 6:17am

Amazon will fight FTC in-app purchases changes
Inquirer
Amazon Fire Phone ONLINE BOOKSELLER Amazon is not keen on making changes to the operation of freemium in-app charging software sold through its application stores, according to reports. Freemium apps are something of a modern day gingerbread ...

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Why has Google cast me into oblivion? - BBC News

July 3, 2014 - 6:10am

BBC News

Why has Google cast me into oblivion?
BBC News
What it means is that a blog I wrote in 2007 will no longer be findable when searching on Google in Europe. Which means that to all intents and purposes the article has been removed from the public record, given that Google is the route to information and ...

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