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I just read the blog post of a man named Simon Linder. Mr. Linder was sharing his take on the YouTube Content ID Controversy. The YouTube Content ID Controversy is such that videos which contain a small part of the content of another video are being hijacked by at times unscrupulous YouTube users who seek a quick buck by making fradulent Content ID Claims. This happens when a video is popular and a version of it is made for news commentary, thus causing the video to fall within Fair Use Copyright Law. That places a restriction on...

RegisterFour months ago Gibson Security, a group of freelance vulnerability researchers, notified Snapchat that it had found serious flaws in the image-flinging service’s security and privacy systems. Having heard nothing back, the group has now released the details, …Researchers publish Snapchat code allowing phone number matching after …ZDNetAttackers could match phone numbers to Snapchat accounts, researchers sayPCWorldSnapchat Downplays Phone Number Matching Hack, Says It’s Added New …TechCrunchPC Magazine...

NewsLI(Long Island, NY) According to a report in the Telegraph, research is being conducted which suggests young people are beginning to see Facebook as ‘Simply not cool anymore’ and are turning to newer and fresher social networks like Twitter, Instagram, …Facebook ‘dead and buried to teens’, research findsThe GuardianStudy: UK Teens Fleeing ‘Dead and Buried’ FacebookPC MagazineFacebook Isn’t Cool With Teens, But That’s Totally NBDReadWriteThe Ageall 37 news articles …read...

CNETThe new Mac Pro packs a processor that can be removed from the system by a user and upgraded, according to a number of reports. Brooke Crothers. by Brooke Crothers. December 27, 2013 7:51 PM PST. Follow @mbrookec. Mac Pro internals.Mac Pro late 2013 teardown reveals removeable CPU for future upgradesTechRadar UKApple Mac Pro review (2013)The VergeApple Mac Pro review (2013): small, fast and in a league of its ownEngadgetPC Magazine –Apple Insider –New York Timesall 117 news articles …read more Source: Tech...

TapscapeHere Maps Removed From App Store iOS 7 To Blame 300×187 Here Maps Removed From App There are a wide variety of GPS applications available on the iOS app store but one of the most popular, Here Maps, has been removed as an option with Nokia …Exclusive: Nokia pulls out buggy Here Maps app from Apple storeIndian ExpressNokia pulls Here Maps from the App Store, blames iOS 7EngadgetNokia yanks Here Maps from the App Store because of iOS 7IntoMobileTech Times –PC Magazine –CNETall 63 news articles …read...

ReadWriteA new study claims teens are abandoning Facebook in droves. Even if that’s true, it may not matter. Selena Larson Author: Selena Larson Publish date: December 27, 2013 Section: Social Interaction count: 0 …‘Facebook is simply not cool anymore’ to teens, study findsVentureBeatFacebook ‘dead and buried’ for 16-18 year-olds in the UK: StudyGlobalPostFacebook ‘dead and buried to teens’, research findsThe GuardianMashable –Telegraph.co.uk –Digital Media Wireall 24 news...

Science 2.0A way to microscopically view battery electrodes while they are bathed in wet electrolytes means it is possible to mimic the realistic conditions inside actual batteries. It may not seem possible that batter science still has some things to accomplish, but there it is …What Goes On Inside A Battery? New Technique Allows Researchers To Take A …Headlines & Global NewsRealistic Method Studies Batteries in ActionLaboratory EquipmentBoosted batteries teased from Li-Ion visualization researchSlashGearTG Daily –RedOrbitall...

Daily MailHe plays the role of World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, who was ‘convicted of gross indecency after engaging in homosexual relations’. And as the mathematician receives a posthumous royal pardon, a film still has been released of Benedict …First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in ‘The Imitation Game’CNETLetters: Justice for Alan Turing?Los Angeles TimesAlan Turing, code-breaker castrated for homosexuality, receives royal pardonCNN InternationalAceShowbiz –Cinema Blend –TheWrapall...

ReutersIf you try to game Google, you’re bound to get burned. Such is the case with Rap Genius, a site that hosts and explains lyrics to songs and copy from other texts. In an attempt to rank higher in Google search, the site solicited bloggers to link to Rap Genius …Google Destroys Rap Genius’ Search Rankings As Punishment For SEO Spam …TechCrunchGoogle Removes Rap Genius From Search ResultsPitchfork MediaLyrics upstart Rap Genius blacklisted by Google for Justin Bieber SEO scamRegisterPC Magazine –ABC...

USA TODAYLaboratories in the U.S. portion of the International Space Station are running at full power again, officials said Thursday, after a pair of spacewalks to repair a partially failed cooling system. Teams in Houston worked through Christmas Day to activate a new …Spacewalking Russian astronauts installing Urthecast cameras outside space …Fox NewsRussian cosmonauts conducting spacewalk FridaySpaceflight Now3rd spacewalk in a week at International Space StationBay News 9CTV News –Quad City Times –CBC.caall...

StevenspointjournalLOS ANGELES — Apple quietly slipped a shiny, new computer onto store shelves last week, and it’s super fast and really small. Geared towards pros as an engineering marvel, the new Mac Pro is clearly one of the great ones from the house of Apple. It’s the …Apple Mac Pro review (2013)The VergeApple Mac Pro (2013)PC MagazineApple Mac Pro review (2013): small, fast and in a league of its ownEngadgetNew York Times –Macworld –Apple Insiderall 98 news articles …read more Source:...

TechSpotAustralian-based Gibson Security has published two previously undocumented Snapchat security exploits that affect both Android and iOS platforms. The group says their intentions aren’t malicious and found it in the best interest of everyone to fully disclose …Researchers publish Snapchat code allowing phone number matching after …ZDNetSnapchat exploit may let hackers connect names and phone numbers in bulkArs TechnicaYour phone number is at risk in latest Snapchat hackBGRHouston Chronicle –Forbes –ReadWriteall...

CES 2014 is almost around the corner. Zennie62Media will cover the giant Las Vegas event for the fifth straight year, January 5th to January 11th, and weave it with coverage of The New Media Expo, January 4th to January 7th 2014. As International CES Manager of International Communications Allison Freed explained in the video above, the event and exhibit focus for much of CES 2014 will be the Las Vegas Venetian Hotel. The Venetian Hotel will have several exciting new zones for CES 2014. Among them are two that caught my eye, the...

USA TODAYA website launched by wireless trade group CTIA examines how some of the most popular mobile apps consume data. Know My App features several popular apps and estimates how much cellular data they use each month. The apps are tested on both …This nifty database shows how apps suck up your data planGigaOMNew website informs users on app data usage prior to purchaseApple InsiderCTIA launches website that shows mobile app data usageComputerworldDslreports –Mac Rumorsall 27 news articles …read more Source:...

PC makers plan ‘rebellion’ against WindowsFox NewsFearing rapidly plummeting sales of traditional laptops and desktop computers — which collapsed by as much as 10 percent in 2013 — manufacturers are planning a revolution against Microsoft and the standard Windows operating system, analysts say.Microsoft’s 2014 makeover: It’s all up …CNETMicrosoft In 2013: 7 Lessons LearnedInformationWeekMicrosoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Drops Windows XP But Will Hang On To …FinancialsTrendMashable...

Modern ReadersIt is On – Google Takes Steps to Protect Nexus Devices from Rockstar In what can be described as an interesting development and a thickening of the plot, Google is trying to get its Nexus smartphones and tablets protected from Rockstar, a shell company …Google fights back against Rockstar patent groupCNETGoogle sues Rockstar Consortium for unfairly targeting Android partnersSlashGearGoogle Asks Court to Protect Android Licensees from Apple-Owned RockstarThe Mac ObserverWired –VentureBeat –Patently...

RegisterColossal shiny-gadget empire Apple has copped a festive shoeing from Taiwanese regulators, receiving a T$20 million (US$666,700) fine for attempting to the fix prices that could be charged for its iPhones sold on the island. The Taiwanese Fair Trade …Taiwan Fines Apple for iPhone Price-Plan MeddlingWall Street JournalFTC fines Apple Asia for setting iPhone pricesTaipei TimesTaiwan FTC Fines Apple $670K For Meddling In iPhone PricingPC MagazinePCWorld –ZDNet –CNETall 168 news articles …read more Source:...

USA TODAYGet ready for Ford’s aluminum pickup truck, likely either to be hailed as a breakthrough product or one that draws scads of comparisons to a beer can. Ford is going to announce in a couple of weeks that the next F-150 will have a body made mostly of …Ford F-150 Seen Borrowing Military Armor to Shield ProfitBloombergNew Ford F-150 at Detroit Auto Show could forever alter pickup marketNewsdayFord F-150 Seen Borrowing Military Armor to Shield Profit: CarsSan Francisco ChronicleNew York Timesall 54 news articles ...

Design & TrendResearchers have developed a new way to microscopically view battery electrodes while they are bathed in wet electrolytes, mimicking realistic conditions inside actual batteries. (Photo : Nano Letters). Researchers have developed a new way to …Researchers Find What Really Happens in a BatteryNature World NewsNew Way takes Researchers One Step Further to Discover Solid Electrolyte …French TribuneResearchers move one step closer to uncovering ‘mystery layer’ of battery …natmonitor.comTottenham...

Design & TrendMost spectacular Comet ISON, which had been billed as a possible “comet of the century,” turned out to be such a dud. A photograph of the Great Comet of 1882 taken in South Africa. (Photo : Wikimedia Commons). Most spectacular Comet ISON, which had …‘Comets of the centuries’: 500 years of solar spectaclesFox NewsGreatest Comets Are Seen In Every CenturyFrench TribuneComet ISON Wrap-up: It Fought the Sun and the Sun WonPC MagazineScience Recorder –Mother Nature Networkall 16 news...