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Tech blogs’ disabled Facebook pages caused by DMCA abuse

Fraudulent copyright infringement reports are running rampant. Several popular tech blogs have recently had their Facebook pages disabled due to DMCA abuse.
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Klausner inks visual voicemail settlements with Yahoo, others

More dominos fall: Klausner Technologies has reached settlements with Yahoo, Panasonic, Avaya, and Qwest over visual voicemail.
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ICANN names Black Hat/Def Con founder as security chief

Jeff Moss - founder of the infamous Black Hat and Def Con security conferences - has been named ICANN's chief security officer.
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Sony seeking ways to ‘make good’ on continuing PSN and Qriocity outage

Sony releases another Q&A addressing more common questions being lobbed in its direction as the ongoing PlayStation Network/Qriocity service outage continues into its tenth day.
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Amazon (finally) apologizes for cloud services outage

Amazon has apologized for last week's catastrophic AWS outage and says it will be compensating customers with a credit on their accounts.
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GameStop developing Android-friendly version of game-streaming Spawn Player

A new GameStop job listing reveals that the company is developing an Android app that will utilize recent acquisition Spawn Labs' streaming technology to bring console games to tablets and smartphones.
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UK royal wedding embraces digital age

The UK's royal family has well and truly embraced the digital age, with today's royal wedding being live streamed to record numbers around the world.
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Microsoft profits up, though now lower than Apple’s

Microsoft has reported a profit jump of 31%, although for the first time in 20 years Apple profits are higher.
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TomTom sold customer driving data to police

It's been a bad week for privacy, and it's only getting worse. TomTom is the latest company to reveal that it's been tracking - and selling - consumer location and driving data.
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RIM syncs up with Tungle

Research in Motion has bought calendar-and-scheduling sync startup Tungle in a bid to boost cross-platform syncing.
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Amazon cloud crash wipes out customer data; Will users be compensated?

The worst of Amazon's cloud outage is over, but customers are wondering if they will be credited for the inconvenience - and for some, the complete loss of their stored data.
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Barnes & Noble accuses Microsoft of patent bullying

Barnes & Noble is accusing Microsoft of trying to scuttle Android by filing frivolous patent infringement suits.