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Justin Bieber Telltale Tagging Reveals Signs of Drug Abuse – TMZ.com

TMZ.com0118-justin–bieber-halfpipe-x17-2 Justin Bieber’s problem with sizzurp had early warning signs … but no one picked up on them. We went back and looked at this photo … taken last month. You see a skate ramp in Justin’s backyard, covered in spray paint.REPORT: Justin Bieber Hooked on Drugs, In Need of RehabThe Hollywood GossipSelena Gomez gets […]

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Smartphones get more sophisticated, but their owners do not – Washington Post

Washington PostIf Frank Washington has told his mother once, he has told her a thousand times: Do not change the account passwords on your iPhone. His mother called the other day. She had a password problem. Jelena Jankovic of Serbia serves to Ayumi Morita of Japan …iPhone, Samsung smartphone use by US consumers jumpsComputerworldApple’s iPhone […]

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Starbucks App Saves Usernames, Passwords in Plain Text – PC Magazine

PC MagazineThe Starbucks mobile app offers a certain convenience when paying for your venti non-fat, no-foam, six-pump extra-hot chai tea latte. But turns out, it could also compromise your security. According to a report by Computerworld, the massively popular …Starbucks App: Another Reminder on Password VigilanceWall Street JournalStarbucks iOS app leaves user data in the […]

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Starbucks’ iOS app found to store user credentials in plain text – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderCoffee megachain Starbucks is under fire over their data security practices after it was discovered that the company’s iOS payment app does not encrypt customers’ login information. Starbucks. Security researcher Daniel Wood publicly disclosed the …Gulp! Starbucks App Found Storing User Secrets In Plain Text, If Not SightMediaPost CommunicationsStarbucks app leaves passwords vulnerableCNNStarbucks Confirms […]

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Starbucks Mobile App Stores Unencrypted Passwords; Coffee Chain Opts for … – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsStarbucks smartphone application stores customers’ information including passwords in plain text format that can be accessed by anyone in possession of a customer’s smartphone. Starbucks has a popular mobile application that lets customers place orders …Starbucks appThe Seattle TimesReport: Starbucks App Leaves Passwords VulnerableKOLOStarbucks admits its iPhone app stores unencrypted user…The VergeMac […]

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Apple Agrees To Pay $32.5 Mln To Settle FTC Complaint Over In-app Sales – RTT News

RTT NewsTechnology giant Apple Inc. (AAPL: Quote) has agreed to provide full refunds to consumers, paying at least $32.5 million, to settle a Federal Trade Commission complaint that the company billed consumers for millions of dollars of charges incurred by children …Apple to refund $36.5 million for children’s app purchasesSydney Morning HeraldNeed a Refund for […]

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Apple CEO Says Greater China iPhone Sales Hit Record in 1st Quarter – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalApple CEO Tim Cook says the company’s deal to offer its devices through China Mobile will help it to bolster sales in the world’s biggest smartphone market. Paul Mozur tells Yun-hee Kim why the executive remains optimistic on China in spite of stiff …China Mobile IPhone Pre-Orders Hit 1 Million as Cook VisitsBusinessweek‘Over […]

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‘Over a million iPhone 5Ss shipped to China Mobile’ ahead of launch – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukApple supplier Foxconn has reportedly shipped about 1.4 million iPhone 5Ss handsets to China Mobile, ahead of the mobile operator’s launch on Friday 17 January. A person familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal’s Digits blog that while the initial …Apple’s China Mobile deal to extend beyond handsetsMarketWatchApple CEO Tim Cook upbeat about […]

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Apple CEO Says Greater China iPhone Sales Hit Record High in First Quarter – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalChina Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua said that millions of Apple’s iPhones already have been ordered by its customers. Shown, a mobile-phone shop in Beijing. EPA. China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua said millions of Apple’s iPhones already have been …Cook upbeat about China Mobile deal, hints at broader tie-upCNETApple fights for bigger slice of […]

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ARTRAGE AT CES 2014: ArtRage In Sony Vaio At Booth LVCC #14200

ArtRage www.artrage.com is be at CES 2014 at the Sony Booth LVCC #14200. I interviewed Prominent artists David Kassan and Donovan Fitzgerald, who are performing live paintings on Sony touch screens with active stylus pen in the Sony VAIO section. ArtRage provides a realistic painting and drawing experience with an easy to learn user interface […]

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CES 2014: Mophie battery case adding extra storage – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS — Mophie cases are popular among iPhone users for their ability to fix one of the phone’s biggest weaknesses: battery life. At CES, Mophie turned its attention to fixing another iPhone limitation — storage — by announcing the new Mophie Space …Hands-on: Mophie’s Space Pack brings extra power, storage to iPhone 5/5sApple […]

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CES 2014: Cheap smartphones highlight Apple’s challenge – USA TODAY

CES 2014: Cheap smartphones highlight Apple’s challengeUSA TODAYLAS VEGAS — One of the reasons investors are concerned about Apple can be found in the back booths of this year’s International CES technology conference: cheap, powerful smartphones that are a viable alternative to the iPhone for some consumers, … and more …read more Source: CES News […]

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Apple Acquires Photo Startup SnappyLabs – Mashable

MashableApple has acquired SnappyLabs, a one-man Australian startup behind the popular high-tech photo app SnappyCam. The SnappyCam app, which is no longer available in the App Store, let iPhone users capture full-resolution images at up to 30 frames per …Apple Begins 2014 Acquisition Spree With Buyout of Camera App Creator …ForbesApple confirms acquisition of Australian […]

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Apple Begins 2014 Acquisition Spree With Buyout of Camera App Creator … – Forbes

ForbesApple, which went on a buying binge last year, kicked off its 2014 acquisition spree with the buyout of SnappyLabs, creator of the SnappyCam app which allows the iPhone’s camera to take fast high-resolution photos. The deal was confirmed by Apple in a …Apple confirms acquisition of Australian entrepreneur’s SnappyCam …Sydney Morning HeraldApple acquires one-man […]

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BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo iPhone keyboard, alleges patent … – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderTroubled device maker BlackBerry on Friday filed suit against Typo, makers of a new snap-on iPhone keyboard case, alleging that the Ryan Seacrest-backed startup “blatantly copied” BlackBerry’s own keyboard. Update: Typo has issued a statement …BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest start-upUSA TODAYBlackBerry Patent Suit Targets iPhone KeyboardWall Street JournalBlackBerry Sues Seacrest’s Typo Over IPhone Case […]

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BlackBerry Sues Seacrest’s Typo Over IPhone Case Design – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(Updates with excerpt from complaint in second paragraph.) Jan. 3 (Bloomberg) — BlackBerry Ltd., the smartphone maker that has lost business to Apple Inc. and Google Inc., sued Ryan Seacrest’s Typo Products LLC alleging it copied designs for a keyboard …BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo iPhone keyboard, alleges patent …Apple InsiderBlackBerry suing Typo, […]

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Holidays bring market share gains for Apple’s iPhone, iPad remains dominant – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderNew web traffic data suggests that the iPhone was Christmas’s big winner among smartphones while the iPad remained the dominant tablet, though it lost some ground to competition from Samsung, Amazon, and Microsoft. Chitika smartphone statistics.Microsoft’s Surface Tablet May Have Been Saved by ChristmasWiredOnly iPhone fondling rose at Xmas: Were non-Apple fans in a […]

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Paick Annouces Noble Mobile Power For IPhone, Android At CES 2014

(Zennie62Media CES 2014 coverage sponsored by MaiWorld.com and Maikii.com, the leader in affinity USB Flash Drives) Paick www.paick.com, the company creating new digital fashion ideas for life, launched today Noble, the ultra-thin ½ inch portable 6000mAh power bank for business professionals. Fashionably styled with a streamlined wallet-sized aluminium alloy high performance casing, Noble is much […]

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Apple denies any knowledge of NSA hacking its iPhones – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsIn the latest instance of a Silicon Valley tech company being drawn into the shadowy activities of the National Security Agency, Apple (AAPL) on Tuesday denied any involvement in the spy agency’s alleged efforts to hack into and monitor iPhones.Apple says it was ‘unaware’ of NSA iPhone hack programDallas Morning NewsApple Denies […]

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Can Apple teach China about quality? – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: The doom and gloom about Apple’s future contimues. The party line goes that Cupertino must repent of its ways and make a New Year’s resolution to produce cheaper and cheaper systems. How else can it really succeed? David Morgenstern.Initial Apple iPhone orders on China Mobile underwhelmingInvestor’s Business DailyChina Mobile Sees 100000 iPhone Pre-orders In […]

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China Mobile Expands 4G Lineup as Samsung to Sony Add Handsets – Businessweek

BusinessweekChina Mobile Ltd. (941) is selling 13 handsets for its fourth-generation network, up from four devices at the start of service three weeks ago, as market leader Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) and rivals vie for early adopters. Samsung’s Note 3 is available …Can Apple learn China about quality?ZDNetMonday, Dec. 23: Apple Front and CenterWall Street […]

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NSA team spies, hacks to gather intelligence on targets, report says – CNN

CNN(CNN) — A top-secret National Security Agency team uses spyware and hacking to gather intelligence on targets, according to a new report based on internal agency documents. According to Der Spiegel, a German magazine that published some of the …NSA worked on iPhone spyware to remotely monitor users, leaked documents …Apple InsiderNSA’s top secret hacking […]

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Initial Apple iPhone orders on China Mobile underwhelming – Investor’s Business Daily

Investor’s Business DailyInitial pre-orders of Apple (AAPL) iPhones on China Mobile (CHL) appear underwhelming, according to one report out Monday. Apple investors cheered the company’s long-awaited distribution deal with China Mobile, the world’s largest wireless carrier, after …Apple: Wedge Sees Slight Bump up in China iPhone Sales with China Mobile DealBarron’s (blog)Late Start May Be […]

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BEASTED: Apple fined $666k in Taiwan for iPhone price meddling – Register

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 […]

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last minute – China Mobile to offer iPhone from January 17 – Aviation Record

Aviation RecordAfter long anticipation, Apple and China Mobile announced on Monday that they have inked an agreement to bring iPhones to the world’s largest mobile network. “iPhones have appealed to worldwide users. China Mobile’s massive customer group and …Apple Finally Signs iPhone Deal With China Mobile, Unlocking Billions In ValueNASDAQChina smartphone war heats up as […]

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Alibaba Unit Enters China Wireless Industry in Market Opening – Bloomberg

BloombergAn Alibaba Group unit and 10 other companies will compete for subscribers after regulators awarded new operating licenses, a step toward opening the world’s largest mobile market. Alibaba’s HiChina unit, which offers website development services, and the …Alibaba Unit to Offer Telecom Services in ChinaWall Street JournalApple, China Mobile Deal Sparks Strong Buy Ratings For […]

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Apple, China Mobile Deal Sparks Strong Buy Ratings For iPhone Maker – ValueWalk

ValueWalkTraveling abroad, it’s not rare to hear Siri’s voice on the streets of London, the familiar iPhone ringtone in a restaurant in Japan, or the fond sound of an iPhone alarm beeping in Mexico. Now, the latest deal with China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:CHL) …Alibaba Unit to Offer Telecom Services in ChinaWall Street JournalChina approves […]

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REFILE-Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission fines Apple for price restrictions – Reuters

ReutersBy Michael Gold. TAIPEI Dec 26 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) fined Apple Inc $666,700 for restricting the prices charged by local telecom carriers for their iPhone contracts, the first time Apple has been fined for such practices.Apple fined $667K in Taiwan for fair trade violationZDNetApple Fined $670K By Taiwan’s FTC For Interfering […]

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Taiwan antitrust agency fines Apple for iPhone pricing – PCWorld

PCWorldApple has been fined NT$20 million (US$663,332) by the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission for interfering with the pricing of the iPhone by three mobile carriers, according to reports. The antitrust agency found Apple’s unit in charge of Taiwan sales violated …REFILE-Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission fines Apple for price restrictionsReutersTaiwan Fines Apple for iPhone Price-Plan MeddlingWall […]