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Jennifer Baker / The Register:
Samaritans Radar app that scans for suicidal tweets adds opt-out function in response to privacy concerns   —  Samaritans ‘suicide Twitter-sniffer’ backfires over privacy concerns  —  900,000 twitterati monitored without consent  —  In response to public outcry via Twitter and personal blogs on Wednesday …
Nov 1, 2014, 8:45 AMIn context
Neil McAllister / The Register:
Android to drop Dalvik VM for high-performance ART in next version   —  Code changes proclaim death of OS's original code runtime  —  The next version of Google's Android smartphone OS may ship with a new code execution engine that improves performance and battery life, if a new report is to be believed.
Jun 19, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Duncan Campbell / The Register:
Details of GCHQ's secret base tapping undersea cables in the Middle East revealed   —  REVEALED: GCHQ's BEYOND TOP SECRET Middle Eastern INTERNET SPY BASE  —  Snowden leaks that UK.gov suppressed  —  Exclusive Above-top-secret details of Britain's covert surveillance programme …
Jun 3, 2014, 10:00 AMIn context
Neil McAllister / The Register:
BlackBerry opens devices to third-party management - including its new, sub-$200 Z3   —  First Foxconn-built BlackBerry lands as Indonesian exclusive  —  Ailing BlackBerry has launched its first new mobe since John Chen took over as CEO in November, and to help drum up interest …
May 13, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
Iain Thomson / The Register:
AOL Mail locks down email servers to deal with spam tsunami   —  Security problems like it's 1995  —  If you've been getting a lot of spam from AOL emails recently it's not because you've fallen into a time rift and it's the nineties all over again - the company has confirmed that it has been under an intensive spoofing attack.
Apr 22, 2014, 11:20 PMIn context
Chris Williams / The Register:
Apple releases iOS 7.0.6 and 6.1.6 updates with SSL/TLS security fix, OS X still vulnerable   —  Update your iThings NOW: Apple splats scary SSL snooping bug in iOS  —  OS X Mavericks still VULNERABLE, millions at risk of web hijacking  —  Updated2 Apple has updated its mobile operating system iOS …
Feb 21, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Shaun Nichols / The Register:
Microsoft denies claims that it scrubs Chinese-language Bing searches   —  But activists say results are heavily doctored - even in US  —  Microsoft's Bing search engine is returning suspiciously pro-state results for Chinese-language searches, even when those searches come from outside of China, activists claim.
Feb 11, 2014, 9:10 PMIn context
Jack Clark / The Register:
FT: IBM has appointed Goldman Sachs to sound out possible buyers for its semiconductor arm   —  Report: IBM to peddle its chip wing  —  Big Blue looks at chip division, then chopping block, then chip division, then ...  IBM is rumored to have retained Goldman Sachs to help it put a price on its semiconductor division.
Feb 6, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context
Jack Clark / The Register:
Amazon's lack of public involvement in open source may cause talent attrition, say insiders   —  Amazon's ‘schizophrenic’ open source selfishness scares off potential talent, say insiders  —  Moles blame Bezos for paltry code sharing  —  Exclusive Amazon is one of the most technically …
Jan 23, 2014, 8:50 AMIn context
Kelly Fiveash / The Register:
EU Commissioner: we should have fined Google $1B for breaking data protection law   —  Viv Reding: That French Google fine?  Pfft - it's pocket money  —  My data reform will tackle that, sniffs EC commissioner  —  Brussels' justice commissioner Viviane Reding may still be licking her wounds …
Jan 21, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context

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