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A U.S. District Court judge has rejected a proposed settlement in a lawsuit that alleges Facebook violated users' rights by using their names and recommendations of advertisers to be publicized through a Sponsored Stories program.
 
Google-owned Motorola Mobility has filed yet another claim against Apple with the U.S. International Trade Commission, this time asserting that devices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch infringe patents related to features such as email notifications, location reminders, and media players.
 
In the week ending 18 August - researchers warn of Adobe Reader holes on Linux, BackTrack gets new security tools, oVirt 3.1 arrives for real and GCC goes C++. Also, a new VirtualBox due soon and Java running on GPUs


 
Streaming video game service OnLive is based around powerful servers that streams games to inexpensive TV adapters in the homes of its users, but it was a miscalculation in the amount of infrastructure needed that ultimately led the company to the brink of bankruptcy.
 
Fingerprint readers, iris scanners, palm vein scanners, facial recognition systems and more -- biometric ID tools are going mainstream. But will the mainstream go biometric?
 
Apple's share price on Friday closed at an all-time high, climbing nearly $12 to just over $648 a share, a number that sets the value of the firm at more than $600 billion.
 

Exclusive: Webroot to pull email service 12 months ahead of time
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We have been working closely with Webroot and other business partners to ensure our customers migrate to an alternate provider with minimal commercial and technical impact,” Pete Sherwood, managing director of Infosec Technologies told Cloud Pro.

 
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