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Facebook Woos Mobile Developers, but Is It Too Late? - Re/code

May 2, 2014 - 3:50pm

NPR

Facebook Woos Mobile Developers, but Is It Too Late?
Re/code
Not so long ago, the key to building a successful app business required piggybacking on an existing big network like Facebook. But relying on Facebook for your paycheck also meant being subject to the whims of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Facebook Puts People Before ProfitsGuardian Liberty Voice
Facebook to let users limit personal info shared with third-party appsSC Magazine
New Anonymous Facebook Login Hides Info, But Not From FacebookNPR (blog)
Umbel (blog) -NASDAQ -ETF Daily News (blog)
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The 7 Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs - Forbes

May 2, 2014 - 3:16pm

Times of India

The 7 Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs
Forbes
“The cure for Apple Apple is not cost-cutting; the cure for Apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament.” Steve Jobs made that bold statement when he returned to Apple after a 12-year absence. Apple was close to bankruptcy. We all know what ...
Steve Jobs, a Genius at Pushing BoundariesNew York Times
Steve Jobs defied convention, and perhaps the lawTimes of India
Xenosaga Artist's 'Steve Jobko' Featured On A T-ShirtAnime News Network
SiliconBeat -The Escapist -Cult of Mac
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Facebook Promotes VP Of Product Chris Cox To Chief Product Officer, But No ... - TechCrunch

May 2, 2014 - 3:08pm

Inside Facebook

Facebook Promotes VP Of Product Chris Cox To Chief Product Officer, But No ...
TechCrunch
Chris Cox helped invent News Feed and devised Facebook's “Social By Design” strategy, so now the company is recognizing his critical contributions by promoting the VP Of Product to Chief Product Officer. The new title won't come with any organizational ...
Facebook Names Chris Cox as Chief Product OfficerWall Street Journal (blog)
Facebook promotes Chris Cox to Chief Product OfficerInside Facebook
Facebook Inc (FB) promotes VP of product Chris Cox to chief product officerPulse 2.0

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Can Studying Tweets Lead to Faster Earthquake Recovery? - Mashable

May 2, 2014 - 2:06pm

Can Studying Tweets Lead to Faster Earthquake Recovery?
Mashable
Twitter has always been a place to talk about what's happening around you — even if what's happening is an earthquake. In March, an early morning earthquake in Los Angeles resulted in a Twitter storm of sleepy, yet humorous, tweets. That type of real-time ...

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Living with Google Glass: Getting started - Fox News

May 2, 2014 - 1:11pm

Living with Google Glass: Getting started
Fox News
This is the first in a series of posts on using Google Glass. Until a couple of weeks ago, Google made Glass accessible only to a group it calls Glass Explorers. But for one day in April, the company made Glass available to anyone who wanted it. The going ...

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LeapFrog activity tracker for kids soon to hit the shelves - The Guardian

May 2, 2014 - 11:28am

The Guardian

LeapFrog activity tracker for kids soon to hit the shelves
The Guardian
LeapBand LeapFrog's LeapBand hopes to get your kid moving with a tamagotchi strapped to their wrist. Photograph: LeapFrog. Kids' electronics company LeapFrog has released the world's first activity tracker for children, the LeapBand, cashing in on both ...

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Cisco Ditches WebEx Social, Replaces It With Jive - TechWeekEurope UK

May 2, 2014 - 11:09am

TechWeekEurope UK

Cisco Ditches WebEx Social, Replaces It With Jive
TechWeekEurope UK
Cisco is shelving its WebEx Social service and is replacing it with collaboration platform Jive, which will be integrated with all of Cisco's communication products, including the WebEx meeting service, which is not being discontinued. The move is being seen ...
Cisco ditches WebEx Social tool, partners with JiveV3.co.uk
CISCO TO DELIVER JIVE'S COMPLETE AND FULLY INTEGRATED ...iTWire
Jive Shares Spike on Partnership With Cisco SystemsRe/code
Bloomberg -PCWorld -No Jitter
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Comcast Today: Could Sports Fans Scuttle Merger? - Philadelphia Magazine (blog)

May 2, 2014 - 10:54am

Comcast Today: Could Sports Fans Scuttle Merger?
Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
A new narrative emerging about Comcast is that the Philly-based cable company makes it difficult for fans to watch local teams if they're not cable subscribers watching the company's own Regional Sports Networks (RSNs). David Goodfriend at Huffington ...

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Reddit cofounder's crowdfund campaign wants net neutrality billboard in FCC ... - PCWorld

May 2, 2014 - 10:05am

Care2.com

Reddit cofounder's crowdfund campaign wants net neutrality billboard in FCC ...
PCWorld
Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian has launched a crowdfunding campaign to let the U.S. Federal Communications Commission know, in a big and bold message, that many Internet users are not happy with the agency's new net neutrality proposal. Ohanian's ...
Obama in 2007 Video: 'I am a Strong Supporter of Net Neutrality'Mashable
FCC's Wheeler wants to eliminate municipal broadband barriersFierceTelecom
Could the Loss of Net Neutrality Damage the Environmental Movement?Care2.com
The Columbian -Vox -BillMoyers.com
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Hot hardware video: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet - PC Pro

May 2, 2014 - 9:45am

Inquirer

Hot hardware video: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
PC Pro
Each week, we look at the hottest new laptops, tablets, smartphones and more in our exclusive video reviews. For more reviews, check out our Hot Hardware playlist; to receive notifications as soon as new reviews are posted, subscribe to our YouTube ...
Xperia Z2 Available for Purchase at Sony Mobile Stores Across EuropeInternational Business Times UK
Sony Xperia T2 Ultra review offers positivityPhones Review

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Serious security flaw in OAuth, OpenID discovered - CNET

May 2, 2014 - 9:21am

Serious security flaw in OAuth, OpenID discovered
CNET
Attackers can use the "Covert Redirect" vulnerability in both open-source login systems to steal your data and redirect you to unsafe sites. by Aloysius Low. and Seth Rosenblatt. May 2, 2014 4:00 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus.
OAuth and OpenID Are Not the New HeartbleedMashable
Critical Holes in OAuth, OpenID Could Leak Information, Redirect UsersThreatpost
Major security hole found in popular login protocols – and it won't be fixed ...BGR
Inquirer -TechRadar UK -Engadget
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Snapchat Adds New Features to Keep Users From Disappearing - TechNewsWorld

May 2, 2014 - 9:10am

Snapchat Adds New Features to Keep Users From Disappearing
TechNewsWorld
Snapchat has expanded its feature set, letting users actually chat with one another instead of just trading images. It not only wants to attract more users -- its estimated 26 million pales in comparison to Facebook Messenger's 200 million -- but also to get them ...

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Yahoo Drops Support for Do Not Track - Threatpost

May 2, 2014 - 9:02am

Ars Technica

Yahoo Drops Support for Do Not Track
Threatpost
Yahoo, one of the first large Web companies to recognize the Do Not Track header from browsers on its properties, has now backtracked and said it will no longer support DNT. Officials said the lack of an industry standard for DNT that's effective led to the ...
Yahoo says it knows best as it drops support for Do Not TrackInquirer
Yahoo Latest to Walk Away From 'Do Not Track'Dslreports
Early! Do! Not! Track! Adopter! Yahoo! Says! It's! Rubbish, Bins! It!Register
TechRadar UK -Engadget
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No Gobbling at Airwaves Auction, T-Mobile and Sprint Say - Bloomberg

May 2, 2014 - 8:47am

No Gobbling at Airwaves Auction, T-Mobile and Sprint Say
Bloomberg
T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS) and Sprint Corp. (S) are pressing U.S. officials to lock in rules that would save them $2 billion or more by blocking bigger rivals from gobbling up smartphone airwaves at an auction next year. The two carriers have boosted spending ...

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Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV - Los Angeles Times

May 2, 2014 - 7:56am

Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV
Los Angeles Times
A rush among the nation's largest pay-TV and Internet providers to get even bigger could have profound effects on consumers and competition. Telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about buying the satellite broadcaster in a bid to ...

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A weaponized iPhone? Aussie customs seizes fakes that deliver a shock - Computerworld

May 2, 2014 - 6:39am

ITProPortal

A weaponized iPhone? Aussie customs seizes fakes that deliver a shock
Computerworld
IDG News Service - Australia's customs service on Thursday seized more than 6,000 weapons that arrived in the country from China, including a batch of fake iPhones that deliver electric shocks. iPhone 1. Australian customs seized on Thursday a batch of ...
Dangerous shipment of iPhone stun guns seized by Australian authoritiesITProPortal
Shocking iPhone tale down underFudzilla
Stun Guns Disguised As iPhones Seized In RaidSky News
PCWorld -Register
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Samsung wants to talk about your health at event on May 28 - PCWorld

May 2, 2014 - 6:08am

NDTV

Samsung wants to talk about your health at event on May 28
PCWorld
When vendors send invitations they usually include hints at what they plan to announce, but beyond saying “a new conversation around health is about to begin” Samsung is tight-lipped about what its plans are. However, trying to make its devices more ...
Samsung wants to talk more about health before Apple doesBGR
Samsung to unveil 'health' plans on May 28Times of India
Samsung's having a health-focused get-together before iOS 8 launchesTechRadar UK
Phandroid.com
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Twitter tries out 'mute' feature for irritating tweets - BBC News

May 2, 2014 - 5:58am

Firstpost

Twitter tries out 'mute' feature for irritating tweets
BBC News
Twitter is trialling a feature in its mobile apps that allows users to mute accounts that are becoming irritating. Unlike the block function, which is designed to stop communications with an undesirable user completely, muting is intended to be temporary.
Twitter is experimenting with a mute feature in its mobile appsThe Verge

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Microsoft Windows 8.1 use is growing - Fudzilla

May 2, 2014 - 5:52am

Microsoft Windows 8.1 use is growing
Fudzilla
Software King of the World Microsoft appears to have had some good news in the NetMarketShare results. It appears that its newest OS Windows 8.1 is showing strong growth in the wake of Windows XP's death. It looks like an update designed to make ...

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$1500 Google Glass actually a $80 device? - Business Today

May 2, 2014 - 4:36am

Business Today

$1500 Google Glass actually a $80 device?
Business Today
Looking forward to spend $1,500 (Rs 90,000) to buy your set of Google Glass soon? This information may shock you that it takes electronic components worth a mere $80 (Rs.4,800) to develop one eyewear device! According to the website teardown.com, ...

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