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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Comcast obeyed over 24,000 government data requests last year   —  First transparency report details total compliances, not requests  —  Following in the footsteps of tech companies and wireless carriers, Comcast issued its first transparency report today, detailing for how many customer …
Mar 20, 2014, 8:30 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
EA investigating alleged hack using its website to steal Apple IDs   —  Hackers used EA's web site to host a fake Apple login screen designed to steal visitors' credit card information and Apple IDs, a security firm reported today.  The fake page appeared to exist on a subdomain of EA.com …
Mar 19, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Ukrainian hackers claim they took down NATO websites ahead of secession vote   —  Ukrainian hackers are claiming responsibility for a cyberattack that brought down a pair of NATO websites today, in an act of protest against Western powers on the eve of a major vote that could see a portion of Ukraine handed over to Russia.
Mar 16, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer retiring after 18 years, to be replaced by VP of finance Luca Maestri   —  Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer retiring after 18 years  —  Apple's chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire at the end of September, after 18 years at the company.
Mar 4, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Not using BBM?  BlackBerry hopes that stickers will make you start   —  Meet CosCat and Bubble Bot  —  The best feature that an instant messaging app can have is all of your friends using its service.  The second best, arguably, is stickers.  Taking advantage of the surprising popularity …
Feb 21, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Dell joins alliance to bring wireless charging to laptops   —  Wireless charging for laptops is now in the works at one of the top competing standards.  The Alliance for Wireless Power has just added Dell as one of its members, and it's announcing today a new wireless charging initiative …
Feb 20, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Philips takes on Apple's iBeacon with lights that send deals to your smartphone   —  Philips is already one of the biggest names in smart light bulbs, and now it's beginning to test a new unit that could be even smarter.  At a retailer in Düsseldorf, Philips is piloting a lighting unit …
Feb 17, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Future Samsung phones could share what you type with other apps   —  ‘Context’ would reportedly share typing, sensor data, and app use  —  Samsung is said to be considering letting app developers know a whole lot more detail about what individual users do with their phones.
Feb 10, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Svbtle opens its simple and stylish blogs up to everyone   —  The blogging platform Svbtle is opening up to everyone.  For nearly two years now, Svbtle has garnered attention for its simple and beautiful blog designs, but membership has been quite exclusive, at times requiring interested members to actually apply for access.
Jan 28, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
As smart home standards make slow progress, middleman services to tie devices together emerge   —  The dumb state of the smart home  —  Consumers are ready to connect their homes, but their appliances aren't  —  Shane Dyer is surrounded by a dozen or so home appliances made by a dozen or so different manufacturers.
Jan 26, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context

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