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Apple and E-Books: The Conspiracy

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The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Apple did conspire with five major book publishers to fix prices and establish itself in the e-book industry, and that it also actively hurt competitors such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble in the process.  The judges stated that the company violated antitrust laws by […]

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The Future of the Internet

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It started most visibly with Siri.  Now, according to TechCrunch, Uber is participating.  It is now possible to summon an Uber ride without ever opening the Uber app itself, but rather accessing it from other applications using Uber’s Request application program interface (API).  This model of service is an example of the “programmable web.”  It […]

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LastPass Hacked

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If you have a password management account with LastPass, you may want to change your master password.  The company says that it found and blocked suspicious activity from a security breach on Friday in an announcement given on Monday.  According to the company, the hackers did access users’ email addresses and other information, but were […]

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Bill Gates’ Definition of Human

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The Big History Project is a joint effort by scientists, scholars, teachers, and others to bring a multi-disciplinary approach to history, examining it as a whole rather than as an isolated subject separate from others.  It is primarily aimed at high school students, but is accessible to anyone looking to better understand the history of […]

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The Meteoric Rise of Snapchat

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Snapchat, the app that allows users to post pictures and videos that self-destruct after a set time, has just joined the ranks of the most valuable venture-backed startups behind Uber and Xiaomi.  The four-year-old company’s value is now estimated at $16 billion, according to a report by CNBC. Messaging services have become some of the […]

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News About Amazon’s Whispercast

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Amazon’s Whispercast Expands Its Reach To More School Districts And Universities Part of our job as your technology partner is to keep you informed on what’s happening in tech land. Today we want to discuss a service that is offered to schools around the country. Whispercast, an offering started by Amazon in 2012, is a free […]

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Twitter Expands Threat Ban

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Twitter has always had a problem with trolls.  This is partly because it is difficult sometimes to know exactly where to draw the line between free speech and abuse.  It is also partly because of the sheer number of users and the lack of a sufficient monitoring system. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo stated in a leaked […]

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Microsoft Windows May Go Open-Source

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While it will not happen anytime soon, there is a possibility that Windows could eventually be an open-source platform, like Linux and UNIX before it.  According to Wired, Mark Russinovich, a Microsoft Technical Fellow who helped build Windows, discussed this possibility when he spoke at ChefCon, a conference put on by Chef, which is a […]

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The Forgotten People

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Enstep Technology Solutions, a technical support company in Houston, Texas, is sponsoring The Forgotten People organization, which builds churches and feeding centers for people living in the mountains of Guatemala, according to Kyle Ewald, President and Pastor. Enstep started working with The Forgotten People, which is headquartered in Houston, back in 2012. “We help them […]

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Federal Trade Commission Stands by Decision with Google

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According to cnet.com, after some internal documents were leaked via The Wall Street Journal saying that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) should have sued Google for some of its practices (like allegedly stealing content from Amazon, Yelp, and TripAdvisor, among other things), the FTC released a statement saying that their decision not to prosecute was […]

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