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Facebook wants you to share everything …. aaaah! So what social networks are popular in other parts of the world? A nice infographic. Researchers reconstruct the videos people watch just by looking at their brain activity. Apple & Dropbox are partnering with the EFF to help protect your privacy in Congress. Good on ’em. And […]

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Does Facebook’s new facial recognition system violate users’ privacy? One in 4 US hackers is actually an FBI informer. They’re testing out the new IPv6 internet protocol today. What can tech savvy political activists learn from the balloon info battle of the Cold War?

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Chinese attackers have been hijacking the Gmail accounts of hundreds of politically active users. Northrup Grumman may just be the latest in a series of cyberattacks against US defense contractors. Wireless internet traffic set to overtake wired traffic by 2015. Twitter announces its new search + photos functionality. Should software patents exist in the first […]

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An explosion at a Foxconn plant, the Chinese iPhone manufacturers, kills 2. IBM is now (shockingly) worth more than Microsoft. EFF says: Apple should defend its developers. 95% of spam transactions are processed by just three banks. This software analyzes sounds to determine whether a video is pornographic.

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Ack! Android phones vulnerable to attack. Netflix streaming is now the single largest source of Internet traffic in America. The US government sayz: hack us and we might bomb you. Write yr senator & support a new bill that would require the government to have a warrant to access email accounts & other info stored […]

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A big lobbying campaign, funded mostly by foreign corporations, is taking place to prevent the US Government shutting down online poker sites. OKCupid sayz: Frequent twitter users have shorter relationships and masturbate more. Also the higher the GDP of your country, the higher your sex drive is likely to be. Statistics analysis has never been […]

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A bunch of sites are buzzing about a (rumored) method that can unlock an iPhone without jailbreaking it. The era of sales tax-free Internet shopping may be coming to an end. Freelance writers just filed a class-action suit against AOL & the HuffPo. Speaking of suits, that guy who claims that he should own half […]

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Google employees testified today that giving private companies, as well as the government, the power to censor search results is an awful idea. Duh. What is Congress thinking? Ah, hypocrisy. Apple’s new iAd app violates its own app guidelines. Microsoft and Toyota are teaming up to bring the Web to your car. An old woman digging for […]

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The vote on whether Twitter and other SF tech companies will get their desired tax break to stay in town is today. Google & Facebook are taking the French government to court over its privacy laws. The Anonymous hacker group has set its sights on Sony employees. Photos of this (potentially fake) iPod 5 prototype […]

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Researchers have created the first plastic computer processor. US intelligence agencies are using Google as a tool more and more . . . And Google Search now supports Cherokee. The majority of Americans are now on facebook. This is how NASA photoshops Hubble images of the universe.

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The NY Times’ online subscription price is way more than other online subscription services, so why would people pay for it? Facebook removes around 20,0009 underage people from the site per day. Apple pulled the “gay cure” app after an online petition was signed by ~140,000 people. Senators want them to pull police evasion apps too. […]

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Rumors are wafting, nay, zooming around the interwebz about the new iPhone nano. The US State Dept is now tweeting in Farsi. Iranian revolution, part 2, anyone? Some contributing bloggers are kinda pissed about the Huffington Post’s recent acquisition for $315 million while they remain unpaid. The economics of blogging. Maybe you’d like to send […]

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Apple support company sues customer for complaining. China wants to be a leader in innovation. One strategy: Trying to drastically increase the number of patents it holds. Goldman Sachs just put a lot of money into facebook. Smartphones are racing for dominance, but unless you own Apple, Google or RIM stock, you probably don’t care. […]

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