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November 24, 2012, 9:15 AM

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Chris Cheesman / Amateur Photographer:
Nokia imaging chief Dinning quits  —  Nokia imaging guru Damian Dinning, who is considered the driving force behind the firm's smartphone camera technology, has left the Finland-based company, Amateur Photographer (AP) can reveal.
Brian Klug / AnandTech:
Nexus 4 Includes Support for LTE on Band 4 (AWS)  —  I noted in my review of the LG/Google Nexus 4 that the device included hardware necessary for LTE on at least some of its bands, namely bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), and 4 (AWS 1700/2100) based on what I saw in my teardown.
Mat Smith / Engadget:
Nexus 4 shown working on Canadian LTE through simple carrier menu code (video)  —  Want LTE on your new Nexus 4?  Well, you might have to move country.  Unless it's some elaborate post-Thanksgiving hoax from our Canadian neighbors, several Telus customers have demonstrated that the LTE chip hiding inside …
Eduard Kovacs / Softpedia News:
Pakistani Google, Yahoo!, Apple, eBay, PayPal Sites Hacked  —  The Pakistani websites of Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Apple, Visa, HSBC, Coca Cola, Blogspot, Sony, HP, eBay and PayPal have been hacked and defaced.  —  According to The Hackers Media, the sites have been defaced by a group of Turkish hackers.
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Instagram sees new record during Thanksgiving: Over 10M photos shared at a rate of 226 per second  —  Instagram saw a new record set during Thanksgiving in the US: 10 million photos shared at a rate of 226 per second during the peak.  For several hours on Thursday, its 100 million users posted …
Niharika Mandhana / India Ink:
Conceived in Haste, India's Internet Law Now Targeted for Change  —  Civil rights activists, free speech advocates, lawyers and politicians have spoken out in recent days against India's controversial Internet laws, after two women were arrested in Mumbai for criticizing in a Facebook post …
Christopher Downer / Realmac Blog:
Skeuomorphism and the User Interface  —  Skeuomorphism is something that users have come to expect in apps for iPhone, iPad and even the Mac these days.  It's easily recognisable, and Apple has mainly been responsible for bringing simulacra back to user interface design in the past few years with iOS …
More: The Verge
BBC:
Anonymous hackers ‘cost PayPal £3.5m’  —  The court was told Anonymous were self-styled “hacktivists” who believed everything on the internet should be free  —  A student attacked the PayPal website as part of a concerted effort by the Anonymous “hacktivists” that cost the company £3.5m, a court has heard.
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
iTunes through the ages  —  We look back at 12 years of iTunes releases.  —  We're still waiting for the newest version of iTunes, which Apple introduced in September during its iPhone 5 media event.  The makeover, which will undoubtedly end up as version 11. (though Apple isn't publicly referring …
More: MacStories
Ken Yeung / The Next Web:
Khan Academy updates iOS app to work on the iPhone with access to over 3,500 educational videos  —  Education disruptor, Khan Academy, has released an iOS mobile application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, giving users complete access to its collection of over 3,500 videos.
Tweets: @khanacademy
Fraser Howard / Naked Security:
Hacked Go Daddy sites infecting users with ransomware  —  Users are getting infected with ransomware thanks to criminals managing to hack the DNS records of Go Daddy hosted websites.  —  That's not welcome news for the world's largest domain name registrar, especially so soon after the recent denial of service attack.

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