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California Rejects 'Kill Switch' Requirement Legislation for Smartphones

California legislators narrowly rejected a bill that would require smartphone manufacturers like Apple to preload and automatically enable antitheft "kill switch" in their phones, according to CNET .

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Startups, iCloud, Science / Technology, Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Mon Apr 21, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

ChinaNet Online Holdings Receives Nasdaq Notification of Non-Compliance With Listing Rules

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. , a leading B2B Internet technology company focusing on providing online-to-offline sales channel expansion services for small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurial management and networking services for entrepreneurs in the People's Republic of China, today announced that on April 16, 2014, it received a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, World News, China, Asia, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

BusinessWeek

Nike's Fuelband Hits the Wall

Everyone knew that many of these wearable computers weren't long for this world.

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Related Topix: Computers, Startups

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CNET News.com

Facebook reportedly tinkering with its own mobile ad network

The social network is getting ready to launch a mobile ad platform that will allow it to better challenge Google's AdMob, Recode reports.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, AdMob, Mobile Marketing

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Mashable

Nike Layoffs Add Fuel to Apple iWatch Rumors

Layoffs at Nike's FuelBand unit took many by surprise when the news broke Friday, a move that has further fueled speculation that Apple may be working with the sports-apparel maker to develop an iWatch .

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Related Topix: Nike, Startups, Twitter

Fri Apr 18, 2014

MacRumors

Nike Fires Majority of FuelBand Team, Plans to Stop Making Wearables [iOS Blog]

Nike plans to cease making wearable hardware and it has fired the majority of the 80-person team responsible for the FuelBand fitness tracker.

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Related Topix: Nike, Startups, Apple

TechCrunch

Gillmor Gang Live 04.18.14

Danny Sullivan, Dan Farber, Semil Shah, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor.

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Related Topix: Startups, CNET Networks, Journalism, Internet, Science / Technology, New York, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Protect yourself from 'Heartbleed'

Unless you've been vacationing on a tropical island for the past few days, you've likely heard of the "Heartbleed" bug, a computer security vulnerability that can reveal the contents of a server's memory and expose private data such as user names, passwords and even credit card information.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Startups, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

EDGE

Mozilla Hires Interim CEO

Officials from software company Mozilla, known for creating the popular web browser Firefox, named its interim CEO Monday, not long after Brendan Eich stepped down as CEO last month when it revealed he donated to a Proposition 8 campaign in 2008.

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Startups, Marketing, Gay/Lesbian

Digital Post Production

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. Reschedules Full Year 2013 Earnings Call

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. , a leading B2B Internet technology company focusing on providing online-to-offline sales channel expansion services for small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurial management and networking services for entrepreneurs in the People's Republic of China, announced that the Company will not be able to file ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, World News, China, Asia, TV, Electronics

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CNET News.com

Same-day booking app HotelTonight predicts the future too

With a new feature called "Look Ahead," the 3-year-old app gives the more cautious traveler confidence to book on a whim.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Startups

Sat Apr 12, 2014

TechCrunch

Gillmor Gang: Deep Bench

Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Semil Shah, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor - Heartbleed security hole, changing landscape of Twitter notifications, Brendan Eich's exit from Mozilla, politically charged and leadership compromised, Condoleezza Rice heading to the Dropbox Board of Directors? Dropbox, OneNote, Evernote, Box.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Dropbox, Ipad, Science / Technology, Startups, Journalism, Blog News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Digital Post Production

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. Files Extension for 2013 10-K Filing

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. , a leading B2B Internet technology company focusing on providing online-to-offline sales channel expansion services for small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurial management and networking services for entrepreneurs in the People's Republic of China, today announced that the Company filed a Form 12b-25 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, World News, China, Asia, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, TV, Electronics

SFGate

$2 million price cut for S.F.a s version of Versailles

San Francisco's second most expensive single-family home 3800 Washington St. , recently underwent a $2 million price cut after sitting on the market for about six months.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Startups, San Francisco, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Tablehopper

An Update and First Look at Urban Putt's Menus, Opening May 5th

It's about that time to check in on ~URBAN PUTT~ , which has set an opening date of May 5th.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Startups, Pizza, Duck, Meat

Fri Apr 04, 2014

TechCrunch

Gillmor Gang Live 04.04.14

Dan Farber was named Editor-in-Chief of CBSNews.com in Dec. 2008. Prior to CBS News he was Editor-in-Chief of CNET's News.com in February 2008.

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Related Topix: Startups, CNET Networks, Journalism, Blog News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

CNET News.com

Exclusive cover peek at 'Female Force: Sheryl Sandberg' comic

Depicting Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's life in just 22 pages was a challenge, says writer Michael Frizell.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Wed Apr 02, 2014

CNET News.com

Amazon unveils Amazon Fire TV for streaming video

Amazon finally unveiled its new video streaming hardware Wednesday, showing off the Amazon Fire TV box to journalists during a New York press conference.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, WATCH, Netflix, Startups

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Re/code

Calls Grow Louder for Prop. 8-Supporting Mozilla CEO to Resign

When Mozilla CTO Brendan Eich was appointed CEO last week, the response to his promotion started quietly, with three members of the board resigning without comment .

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Gay/Lesbian, Online Dating, Startups

Mon Mar 31, 2014

CNET News.com

US official: The Internet can stand on its own now

Lawrence Strickling, who runs the US government's remaining oversight of the Internet, says it's time to relinquish that role.

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