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  • Apple finds some iPhone 5 units have battery problems, opens replacement program (Mark…

    22 August 2014, 6:50 pm

    Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:Apple finds some iPhone 5 units have battery problems, opens replacement program  —  This Friday afternoon, Apple has opened up an iPhone 5 battery replacement program after discovering that a “very small percentage” of units…
  • Airbnb to Expose 124 Hosts to New York Attorney General (Douglas MacMillan/Wall Street Journal)

    22 August 2014, 6:30 pm

    Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:Airbnb to Expose 124 Hosts to New York Attorney General  —  Airbnb plans to hand over the names and addresses of 124 hosts on its service to the New York attorney general, the company said in a blog post Friday. …
  • Amazon Now Piloting CPM Ads With Select Amazon Associates Publishers (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

    22 August 2014, 5:10 pm

    Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Amazon Now Piloting CPM Ads With Select Amazon Associates Publishers  —  Amazon has launched a display ad network, in the form of Amazon CPM ads, to members of its online affiliates program, Amazon Associates.  Select members of…
  • Microsoft NoSQL database and full-text search service previews available on Azure (Mary Jo…

    22 August 2014, 4:45 pm

    Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:Microsoft NoSQL database and full-text search service previews available on Azure  —  Summary: Microsoft is making available previews of two new Azure services: Its DocumentDB NoSQL service and its full-text search service built on…
  • AdDetector plugin detects native advertising on sites like BuzzFeed and the New York Times (Steven…

    22 August 2014, 4:30 pm

    Steven Perlberg / Wall Street Journal:AdDetector plugin detects native advertising on sites like BuzzFeed and the New York Times  —  Meet AdDetector — The New Plug-In That Labels Native Advertising  —  A week-old browser plug-in may have helped solve…
  • Twitter only inserts favorited tweets into your timeline after engagement from multiple users you…

    22 August 2014, 4:15 pm

    Kurt Wagner / Re/code:Twitter only inserts favorited tweets into your timeline after engagement from multiple users you follow  —  How Twitter Decides What to Place in Your Stream  —  Earlier this week, Twitter began adding content to users' timelines,…
  • Exclusive: Todd Park stepping down as America's chief technology officer (Dan Primack/Fortune)

    22 August 2014, 4:00 pm

    Dan Primack / Fortune:Exclusive: Todd Park stepping down as America's chief technology officer  —  Todd Park is planning to step down as U.S. Chief Technology Officer by year-end, Fortune has learned from sources familiar with the situation.  —  He is…
  • Secret has closed 42 security holes reported through its bug bounty which began in February (Kevin…

    22 August 2014, 3:45 pm

    Kevin Poulsen / Wired:Secret has closed 42 security holes reported through its bug bounty which began in February  —  Your Anonymous Posts to Secret Aren't Anonymous After All  —  White hat hacker Ben Caudill is halfway through his sandwich when he…
  • Ryan Seacrest's Typo sold thousands of BlackBerry-style keyboards in defiance of court order, faces…

    22 August 2014, 3:30 pm

    Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:Ryan Seacrest's Typo sold thousands of BlackBerry-style keyboards in defiance of court order, faces contempt charge  —  Typo, which makes add-on keyboards for iPhones, got off to a rocky start this year when a federal judge…
  • "Sense" sleep tracker fundraising totals nearly $13M: $10.5M from angels, $2.4 from Kickstarter, and…

    22 August 2014, 3:05 pm

    Evelyn M. Rusli / Wall Street Journal:“Sense” sleep tracker fundraising totals nearly $13M: $10.5M from angels, $2.4 from Kickstarter, and none from institutional VCs  —  Sleep Tracker ‘Sense’ Raises $13 Million, Without Venture-Capital Help …
  • More Than 1,000 Businesses in U.S. Affected by Same Cyberattack That Hit Target (Nicole Perlroth/New…

    22 August 2014, 2:50 pm

    Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:More Than 1,000 Businesses in U.S. Affected by Same Cyberattack That Hit Target  —  More than 1,000 American businesses have been affected by the cyberattack that hit the in-store cash register systems at Target, Supervalu…
  • Twitter Is Working With Payments Startup Stripe on Its Commerce Initiative (Jason Del Rey/Re/code)

    22 August 2014, 2:25 pm

    Jason Del Rey / Re/code:Twitter Is Working With Payments Startup Stripe on Its Commerce Initiative  —  Twitter's long-awaited plan to let its users make purchases right from a tweet is nearing, and payments startup Stripe will have a role in the business,…
  • Google Buys Product-Design Company Gecko for X Projects (Brian Womack/Bloomberg)

    22 August 2014, 2:05 pm

    Brian Womack / Bloomberg:Google Buys Product-Design Company Gecko for X Projects  —  Google Inc. (GOOGL) is acquiring Gecko Design Inc. to add product-design capabilities to its research lab.  —  Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.  Gecko, which is…
  • Samsung couldn't resist turning the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge into an ad (Vlad Savov/The Verge)

    22 August 2014, 1:40 pm

    Vlad Savov / The Verge:Samsung couldn't resist turning the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge into an ad  —  It had to be done.  Some unscrupulous marketer was always going to try and capitalize on the global popularity of the Ice Bucket Challenge — whose goal is…
  • German regulator won't pursue complaint demanding Google pay for giving access to articles (Maria…

    22 August 2014, 1:15 pm

    Maria Sheahan / Reuters:German regulator won't pursue complaint demanding Google pay for giving access to articles  —  Google wins victory in row with German publishers  —  (Reuters) - A German regulator handed Google Inc a victory on Friday as it said…

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