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Carl Franzen / TPM IdeaLab:
Facebook and Instagram Users Being Asked To Upload IDs To Regain Access   —  Over the past week, a number of users of the popular photo sharing app Instagram and parent company Facebook have been locked out of their accounts and prompted by both services to upload images of their government issued photo IDs …
Jan 26, 2013, 11:10 AMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM IdeaLab:
FTC Chairman Defends Google Settlement: We Did What The Law Required   —  It's been just over a week since the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced a historic settlement with Google, wherein they declined to press antitrust charges after a 19-month-long investigation into the Internet giant's search and mobile businesses.
Jan 11, 2013, 12:25 PMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM IdeaLab:
Netflix ‘Social Features’ Coming In 2013, Once President Signs Bill   —  Netflix will introduce “social features” for U.S. users in 2013, the company told TPM Wednesday, following a bill passed by Congress just before the holiday break that removes previous restrictions that prevented companies from sharing customer video rental history.
Dec 26, 2012, 3:05 PMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM IdeaLab:
FTC Publishes Facial Recognition Guidelines   —  The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is facing the fact that facial recognition technology is becoming more commonplace in commercial settings and on Monday released new guidelines (PDF) for companies that use the technology, what it calls “best practices.”
Oct 22, 2012, 12:25 PMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM IdeaLab:
Craigslist Quietly Begins Testing Maps   —  Craigslist has just gotten a major cartographic upgrade.  The popular classified advertising website has quietly begun testing embedded maps on ads for housing in the San Francisco Bay and Portland, Oregon areas.  —  Craigslist's new housing ad maps use data …
Aug 27, 2012, 4:05 PMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM IdeaLab:
Schumer: Google, Apple Moves To 3D Maps A Dimension Too Far!   —  Noted consumer technology alarmist Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), is turning his intense scrutiny back on Google and Apple, this time over the two companies' competing plans to provide the most accurate 3D aerial maps of major metropolitan areas.
Jun 19, 2012, 12:25 PMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM IdeaLab:
How OpenStreetMap Got Apple To Give It Due Credit   —  Apple has finally given credit where credit was due: To OpenStreetMap, a crowdsourced world map that Apple recently began using in its iPhoto app without proper attribution.  —  “Apple attributes OSM in iPhoto,” OpenStreetMap's official …
May 4, 2012, 8:15 AMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM Idea Lab:
McGraw Hill Thinks New iPad Will Be Ticket To E-Textbook Revolution   —  McGraw Hill Education, one of Apple's leading partners in its e-textbook initiative announced in January, thinks that the new iPad unveiled on March 7 will lead to a revolution in education materials, but perhaps not for the obvious reasons.
Mar 13, 2012, 7:20 AMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM Idea Lab:
Kickstarter Expects To Provide More Funding To The Arts Than NEA   —  NEW YORK — Kickstarter is having an amazing year, even by the standards of other white hot Web startup companies, and more is yet to come.  —  One of the company's three co-founders, Yancey Strickler …
Feb 24, 2012, 9:30 PMIn context
Ryan J. Reilly / TPM:
FBI Investigating ‘Illegally Obtained’ Conference Call On Anonymous Probe   —  FBI Investigating ‘Illegally Obtained’ Conference Call On Anonymous Probe The FBI is investigating how the hacktivist group Anonymous got wind of an international law enforcement conference call they ran …
Feb 3, 2012, 12:30 PMIn context

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