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Google Suggests Web-TV Thingies You Can Buy Instead of Google’s Sold-Out Chromecast

Google has not only sold out of Netflix giveaways to bundle with its Chromecast device, but it doesn’t have any Chromecasts to sell right now, period. If you place an … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Orchestra To-Do, the Predecessor to Mailbox, Will Be Shut Down

Orchestra, the to-do list app that never took off but helped inspire its creators to make Mailbox, the innovative mobile email client now owned by Dropbox, is going away. It … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

IGT Not Deterred by Zynga Scrapping Real-Money Gambling Plans

In its Q2 earnings report earlier this week, Zynga said it has abandoned its plans to pursue real-money gambling in the U.S. But Nevada-based IGT, which makes both physical and … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Barnaby Jack, Famous Hacker, Dies

Barnaby Jack, the hacker known for making an ATM literally spit out cash, died Thursday, days before he was set to show how to disable a pacemaker from 30 feet … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

After Hacking Attack, Apple’s Dev Center Site Is Up and Running Again

Eight days after taking it down in response to a security breach, Apple has restored the website for its Developer Center. Apple didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment. But … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Yahoo Plans Splashy New San Francisco Digs (And Dreams of Neon Billboard’s Return)

Justin Sullivan, Getty Images News According to multiple sources close to the situation, Yahoo is close to signing a lease for a splashy new San Francisco outpost to keep up … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Publicis, Omnicom Close to Merger Deal

Omnicom Group Inc. and Publicis Groupe SA, the world’s second- and third-biggest advertising companies, respectively, are near a deal to merge, people familiar with the situation said, creating what would … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Does Social Media Help Videogame Developers Find Fans? It Depends on Whom You Ask.

A few common themes bubbled up throughout the morning sessions of the Gaming Insiders Summit, a one-day videogame developer conference happening today in San Francisco: Take risks. Go after “blue … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Health Website Woes Widen as Insurers Get Wrong Data

Insurers say the federal health-care marketplace is generating flawed data that is straining their ability to handle even the trickle of enrollees who have gotten through so far, in a … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Zynga Beats Forecasts Amid Wave of User Departures

Zynga earnings are out, and it’s a welcome bit of good news: A loss of two cents per share on adjusted revenue – or bookings, as Zynga calls it – … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment
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