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We Heart It Turns Off Twitter Sharing Following Spam

The cause of the spam postings wasn't clear Thu, April 24, 2014 IDG News Service — A social network for sharing image collections has turned off sharing on Twitter after a large spam run referenced the service. Spammy postings on Twitter containe...

April 24, 2014 / CIO.com News

Qualcomm Could Face SEC Probe Over Chinese Bribery Allegations

Qualcomm has found instances of gift giving to "individuals" with China's state-owned companies Wed, April 23, 2014 IDG News Service (Beijing Bureau) — Qualcomm's activities in China could result in regulatory penalties for the chip ven...

April 23, 2014 / CIO.com News

Megaupload Seeks Return of Millions in Frozen Hong Kong Assets

Hong Kong's Department of Justice has until June 4 to respond Wed, April 23, 2014 IDG News Service — Megaupload, the defunct file-storage site, is asking a Hong Kong court to release millions of dollars in assets as part of efforts to allow its f...

April 23, 2014 / CIO.com News

Apple to Microsoft: Better Late Than Never for Office on Ipad

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Microsoft lost business by not bringing Office to the iPad earlier Wed, April 23, 2014 IDG News Service (New York Bureau) — Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks Microsoft could have benefitted from bringing the Office suite to iPads earli...

April 23, 2014 / CIO.com News

Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Gives Up Day-to-day Duties

Zynga's founder will remain the chairman and largest shareholder Wed, April 23, 2014 IDG News Service (San Francisco Bureau) — Mark Pincus, who founded Zynga in 2007 and gave up his CEO title less than a year ago, is now giving up all his operati...

April 23, 2014 / CIO.com News

FCC Will Seek Input on Latest Net Neutrality Proposal

An upcoming proposal allowing pay-for-priority service is not finalized, an official says Wed, April 23, 2014 IDG News Service (Washington, D.C., Bureau) — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with...

April 23, 2014 / CIO.com News

Electric Vehicle Drivers Are Younger and Richer Than the Rest of Us

A survey indicates electric car owners have money to burn--just not on gas. No, they'll party hearty instead, because they're younger, too. Wed, April 23, 2014 IDG News Service — Admit it: EV drivers are easy to loathe. They glide silently by gas stat...

April 23, 2014 / CIO.com News

Fewer College Students Use Tablets; May Be a Sign Device Doesn't Boost Productivity

How much real work can one get done on a tablet? Or are tablets mostly designed for entertainment? The questions arise as a recent survey of college students showed a small decline in tablet ownership. Wed, April 23, 2014 Computerworld — How ...

April 23, 2014 / CIO.com News

Survey Respondents Shun Much-Hyped Mobile Shopping Technologies

Most unaware of, uninterested in, or hostile to mobile tracking, paying. Wed, April 23, 2014 Network World — A survey of iOS and Android users show the vast majority of them know little, and care less, about the so-called "mobile shopping exp...

April 23, 2014 / CIO.com News

Privacy Jitters Derail Controversial K-12 Big Data Initiative

Unrelenting privacy concerns finally derailed a controversial big data initiative that promised to deliver more individualized instruction to public school students in the U.S. Wed, April 23, 2014 Computerworld — Unrelenting privacy concerns ...

April 23, 2014 / CIO.com News

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