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updated at 3:22am on 8/1/2014

Top Meme

WSJ.com: Technology — Microsoft must comply with a U.S. warrant for email stored in a company data center in Ireland, a federal judge ruled.

microsoft, judge, warrant

Secondary Memes

Some are twisting the facts in requests to be forgotten, Google says

Zach Miners, PCWorld — Some of those seeking to scrub their histories from the Web under Europe’s “right to be forgotten” rule are being economical with the truth when making their requests, Google said Thursday.In a letter to European data regulators, Google listed some of the challenges it faces in complying with the...

google, requester, search

Most USB thumb drives can be reprogrammed to silently infect computers

Lucian Constantin, Network World — Most USB devices have a fundamental security weakness that can be exploited to infect computers with malware in a way that cannot easily be prevented or detected, security researchers found.The problem is that the majority of USB thumb drives, and likely other USB peripherals available on the market, do not...

usb, computer, device

Tertiary Memes

Samsung Launches Galaxy Ace NXT, Galaxy Star Advance and Galaxy Star 2 in India

Softpedia News (Cosmin Vasile), Softpedia News - Global — As expected, Samsung officially introduced in India three new budget-friendly smartphones that were unveiled...

samsung, updates, android

eBay has a near gender-equal workforce, but lacks women in tech and leadership roles

Gregory Ferenstein, VentureBeat — Image Credit: Flickr user liewcfNOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is...

companies, diversity, tech

Who wins if Iliad buys T-Mobile?

Stephen Lawson, Network World — French carrier Iliad’s surprise unsolicited bid for T-Mobile US may be good news for everyone but...

mobile, iliad, offer

LinkedIn squashes Q2 estimates, upgrades social tool Sales Navigator

ZDNet | Between The Lines Blog RSS — LinkedIn's new Software-as-a-Service offering is designed for finding and cultivating relationships with...

linkedin, follow, sales

Sony Cybershot WX220 and W810 Compact Cameras Arrive with Prices Starting at $100 / €74

Softpedia News (Alexandra Arici), Softpedia News - Global — Earlier today we told you that Sony had taken the opportunity to extend its action camera portfolio with the...

action, new, xperia

Alibaba Invests $120 Million In A Gaming Company That's Now Valued At $1 Billion

Karyne Levy, Tech — Mobile gaming company Kabam announced on Thursday that it is receiving an investment of $120 million from...

games, kabam, companies

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