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Kid clicks cost Apple – Washington Post

Washington PostJanuary 16, 2014 3:40 AM EST — Apple will refund consumers at least $32.5 million – settling Federal Trade Commission charges about in-app purchases by kids without their parents’ consent. Edith Ramirez, FTC Chairwoman:…


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Unity now supports deployment to PS Vita – Develop

DevelopThis is the culmination of a March 2013 partnership between Unity and Sony to add support for all PlayStation platforms to the engine. New platform-specific features include support for the Vita’s motion sensors, front and…



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Security startup Impermium joining Google – PCWorld

PCWorldSecurity company Impermium has joined Google to help boost the Internet giant’s already considerable expertise in countering spam and abuse. Impermium’s CEO and cofounder Mark Risher said in a post Wednesday on the startup’s website…










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Yahoo COO de Castro leaves with millions – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro stepped down from the Internet company on Wednesday after disappointing advertising results. De Castro is leaving Yahoo, with millions of dollars in severance and…



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Starbucks app leaves passwords vulnerable – KETK

KETKCNN — NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Starbucks’ mobile app leaves customers’ passwords open to attack, according to a research report. The popular app, which allows Starbucks customers to purchase drinks and food directly from their…









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Apple settles with FTC over in-app purchases – USA TODAY

USA TODAYApple has reached a $32.5 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over unauthorized purchases made within smartphone and tablet apps. The settlement requires Apple — maker of the iPad and iPhone — to…


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Why birds fly in a V-formation – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFlying birds often arrange themselves into a crisp, perfect V, so why not an S? What’s wrong with M and B and the other neglected letters? Now the first extreme close-up of birds flying…












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Appeals Court Sets Aside Internet Neutrality Rules – ABC News

ABC NewsIn a setback for the Obama administration’s goal of Internet openness, a federal appeals court Tuesday set aside Federal Communications Commission rules designed to ensure that transmission of all Internet content be treated equally.Appeals…


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Net neutrality gets a kick in the teeth – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: A US court has ruled against the FCC’s Open Internet regulations, putting the future of net neutrality completely up in the air. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Networking | January 14,…



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Does Google want to run your home? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGoogle has just acquired the start-up company Nest, and along with it a team of engineers dedicated to creating smarter home devices, with an Apple veteran to lead them. The acquisition will cost Google…






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Google to acquire Nest for $3.2 billion – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Google intends to make even more of a splash in Americans’ homes. On Monday, it reached a deal to buy Nest, the maker of highly-styled digital smoke alarms and thermostats, for…






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Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google – Forbes

ForbesGoogle’s headquarters in Mountain View and the California Public Utility Commission in San Francisco are only about 50 miles apart as the crow, or techie commuter bus, flies. level 36 bureaucrat (Photo credit: me and…









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3-D printing set to break out of niche – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS (AP) — Some of the oddest items on display this week at International CES gadget show were edible, origami-like sculptures made of sugar, their shapes so convoluted as to baffle the eye….


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