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  • News: Apple reverses policy on in-app subscription pricing

    It turns out that Apple’s new ban on DUI checkpoint apps isn’t the company’s only recent change to its App Store review guidelines: The company has quietly altered its policy on in-app subscriptions, too. As Mac Rumors reports, Apple has formally eliminated its restrictions on in-app subscription pricing.

  • News: Facebook Photo Tagging: A Privacy Guide

    Privacy advocates are up in arms over Facebook's new facial recognition technology that helps your friends tag you in photos on Facebook, but is it really a privacy nightmare? The biggest problem with the new feature is that, once again, Facebook has opted-in all users by default, instead of allowing you to choose whether you want to Facebook digitally scanning your face. The European Union's privacy watchdogs are now looking into the matter to see whether it runs afoul of privacy rules. Security firm Sophos said the facial recognition feature "feels like Facebook is eroding the online privacy of its users by stealth."

  • News: iOS 5 additions force some developers to think different

    It’s pretty much a given that with each major update to Mac OS X or iOS, Apple will add to the OS features previously provided by third-party developers. These are often features that were in such demand that others had stepped in to provide them, but, eventually, Apple saw their utility and decided they were things that should be a part of the OS (or its built-in apps). Whatever the case may be, each year, select developers come away from an Apple keynote or press release rethinking their future business plans.

  • News: Citigroup breach exposed data on 210,000 customers

    Citigroup admitted on Wednesday that an attack on its website allowed hackers to view customers' names, account numbers and contact information such as e-mail addresses for about 210,000 of its cardholders.

  • News: Samsung ships 1TB internal hard drive for laptops

    Samsung this week announced the Spinpoint M8 internal hard drive with 1TB capacity, which could raise the bar in storage available on laptops.

  • News: Citigroup breach exposed data on 210,000 customers

    Citigroup admitted on Wednesday that an attack on its website allowed hackers to view customers' names, account numbers and contact information such as e-mail addresses for about 210,000 of its cardholders.

  • News: Police shut down German movie-streaming portal

    Police in four countries raided data centers and residences on Wednesday that culminated with the shutdown of Kino.to, a popular site for watching streaming movies and TV shows aimed at German-language speakers.

  • Video: E3: AR.Drone helicopter controlled from Android, bada, Symbian

    Pilots can also compete in an international competition

  • News: Kingston and Sutton councils to merge IT departments

    The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and Sutton Council will be merging their IT departments next year, it has been revealed.

  • News: Indian outsourcers' quality hit by staff issues

    The service quality at top Indian outsourcers is dropping as they scramble to hire staff to cope with an unexpected surge in demand, analysts said.

  • News: TI blames Nokia for lower Q2 revenue forecast

    Texas Instruments has lowered its revenue forecast for the second fiscal quarter due to lower demand for its products from Nokia.

  • News: HP TouchPad Release Revealed on Amazon, Later Than Expected

    After a splashy launch earlier this year, the HP TouchPad has remained conspicuously absent from the current tablet crush. Mind you, that wasn't entirely unexpected--the company never did name a timeline beyond "summer" at that launch event, and it was only in March that CEO Leo Apotheker mentioned June as the tablet's release date. Now, we have two leaks online indicating that July 17 may be the big unveil.

  • News: IBM brings high-performance computing to the cloud

    IBM hopes to help companies more efficiently use their high-performance computing resources with new software that links separate pools of resources into a single private cloud.

  • News: Sony's Qriocity back everywhere except Japan

    Sony began restoring full service on its Qriocity entertainment network to users in most countries on Thursday, a month and a half after the service was forced offline by a hack of its servers.

  • News: Fusion-io prices its IPO at $19 per share

    Flash storage company Fusion-io, which counts Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as its chief scientist, has priced its initial public offering (IPO) at US$19 per share, valuing the company at about $1.5 billion.

  • News: Police: Mac technician installed spyware to photograph women

    He was hired to fix their computers, but police say that Trevor Harwell instead installed spyware software that took candid photos of his clients in various states of undress.

  • News: Green IT winning favour with CIOs: Survey

    Organisations using 'Green' IT has increased 5 per cent during the second half of last year with nearly three-quarters of CIOs having deployed more environmentally sustainable products and services, according to a new survey.

  • News: 4D introduces platform for building Web-based business apps

    The company's open source Wakanda technology is a unified environment based on JavaScript

  • News: Startup targets flash memory latency

    VeloBit makes SSD more viable without making you rip out existing storage systems and applications.

  • News: Remote Controlled Dog Goes Where You Tell It To

    Most people with a dog typically have to train the furry beast to go or come when you want. Luckily, with a laser and an R/C car hack, you can remotely control your dog and forget all that silly training. Oh, and did I mention lasers? Yes, lasers.



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