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Ali Baba and Touch Tech

Is technology proving Ali Baba’s magic lamp is becoming reality? Just touch or rub the lamp and your wish is granted. Here’s the latest touch-tech File-Transferring Chip Converts Fingers Into A USB Stick [Video] Transfer files across different devices and … Continue reading

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Seattle Police in 51 Hyper-Local Twitter

It enables residents to monitor disturbances, crimes, and emergencies in real time ‘The project, called Tweets-by-beat, is the most ambitious effort of its kind in the nation, authorities in law enforcement and social media say, transforming the pen and ink … Continue reading

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Another Legal Victory for Bloggers

Judge rules bloggers can qualify for shield law protections Illinois judge dismisses case challenging bloggers’ right to protect anonymous tipsters The Illinois-based firm JohnsByrne sued TechnoBuffalo when it refused to reveal the identity of the anonymous tipster who gave TechnoBuffalo … Continue reading

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Sister Company to sue Over Facebook URL

Merck Threatens Merck With Legal Action Over Facebook URL This case illustrates how much firms value social networks as marketing tools ‘Germany’s Merck KGaA has threatened legal action after it said it lost its Facebook page apparently to rival Merck … Continue reading

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Phone Hacking Software Download

Here is a FoxNews story about phone hacking that one company is using as an advertisement for their phone hacking software! Phone hacking is legal if the phone belongs to you. Otherwise in the US, unless it is a member … Continue reading

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Is Flickr Cowardly?

Michael Arrington of TechCrunch is lambasting Flickr for its decision to take down the now-infamous image of Barack Obama photoshopped to look like the joker. “It’s clear that the Flickr team wanted to take this image down,” writes Arrington. “They should have … Continue reading

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Google No Privacy

This is from a post from someone else: ‘If you’re using Google Desktop, Google knows everything that you keep on your computer.’ Can someone confirm this?

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