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Associated Press:
Social networks Bubblews and Bonzo Me pay users for posts that attract traffic and advertisers   —  Get paid for posts?  Social networking's new twist  —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce.
Jul 26, 2014, 5:40 PMIn context
Jennifer Peltz / Associated Press:
Thieves bought StubHub tickets using credentials obtained in other breaches to compromise more than 1000 customer accounts   —  AP Source: Thieves Got Into 1K StubHub Accounts  —  A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts …
Jul 23, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Associated Press:
NSA fears prompt Germany to end Verizon contract   —  BERLIN (AP) — The German government is ending a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdrop on sensitive communications, officials said Thursday.  —  The New York-based company …
Jun 26, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Tami Abdollah / Associated Press:
Donald Sterling no longer favors selling LA Clippers to Steve Ballmer, will sue NBA   —  Donald Sterling says no deal; suit is on  —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for Donald Sterling says the Los Angeles Clippers owner has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team …
Jun 10, 2014, 8:15 AMIn context
Associated Press:
Recall announced for all 440k Nest smoke detectors due to previously-disclosed safety issue with wave-to-dismiss feature   —  Nest recalling 440,000 smoke alarms for safety risk  —  NEW YORK — Nest Labs is recalling 440,000 smoke alarms to fix a feature that could prevent the alarm from sounding immediately.
May 21, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Yuri Kageyama / Associated Press:
Sony Sinks to $1.3B Quarterly Loss on PC Expenses   —  Sony Corp. sank to a 138 billion yen ($1.3 billion) quarterly loss, hit by costs from selling its personal computer business and is forecasting more red ink as it struggles to execute a long-promised turnaround.
May 14, 2014, 12:10 PMIn context
Associated Press:
Brazil enacts Internet ‘Bill of Rights’   —  SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's president signed into law on Wednesday a “Bill of Rights” for the digital age that aims to protect online privacy and promote the Internet as a public utility by barring telecommunications companies from charging for preferential access to their networks.
Apr 23, 2014, 6:55 PMIn context
Associated Press:
“Cuban Twitter” heads to hearings in Congress   —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the U.S. government agency that secretly created a “Cuban Twitter” communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba is expected to testify next week before a senator who thinks the whole idea was “dumb, dumb, dumb.”
Apr 4, 2014, 7:40 AMIn context
Associated Press:
US govt secretly created “Cuban Twitter” to stir unrest, sought funding from Jack Dorsey   —  US secretly created “Cuban Twitter” to stir unrest  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a U.S. government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan …
Apr 3, 2014, 8:30 AMIn context
Martha Mendoza / Associated Press:
Apple and Samsung renew patent infringement fight in San Jose court on Monday   —  Another Apple-Samsung skirmish heads to court  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley …
Mar 30, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context

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