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Apple's iPhone Dominating Japanese Market And Average Selling Price Analysis

BCN's data shows Apple's iPhone is dominating the Japanese market and the data provides some insight on ASPs.
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INTERNATIONAL: E-Commerce and Tax Law Journal

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Facebook apologises to drag queens

Facebook has apologised to transgender and drag queen users whose accounts were deleted for violating its policy on using "real names".
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Education Is Broken: Open Badges Might Be The Solution

Pretty much anywhere you go today you can hear about the issues and challenges with our education system, especially in the United States. Whether it's our falling test scores, decreasing graduation rates, increased cost of education followed by increased debt, or just the fact that our education system seems outdated - it seems that there is consensus that something needs to change. But can Open Badges be the solution?
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Japan in $617bn 'fat finger' error

Japan's stock markets were rattled after a trading error caused more than $600bn (£370bn) worth of orders to be made and then cancelled.
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Integrating Fragmented Customer Conversations Into A Valued Experience Takes Moxie

Two discussions are occurring in the marketplace around customer experience, one focused on how to interact, inspire and influence buyers to trust and prefer your brand, the other on what to do post purchase. Reintegrating those conversations into one takes moxie.
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Reddit's Cryptocurrency Could Have Many Uses

It's unlikely Reddit would junk the entire cryptocurrency project without salvaging something from it.
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Google Deliberately Weakens Open Source Android As It Hopes To Dominate With Android One

When you are the underdog in the smartphone world, you look for every advantage possible to get market share. That was the case when Google was looking to establish Android. It's free, here's the code, knock yourself out, was the implication from Mountain View. That's no longer the case, as Android One threatens to dominate the Open Source version of Android.
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Google I/O 2014 Highlights

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Korea's Social Messaging App Kakao Raises Bar for Tech Startups in Asia

The IPO of trend-setting social messaging app Kakao from Korea raises the bar for tech startups in Asia to capitalize quickly on innovation trends and spread those money-making ideas throughout the region.
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EU commissioner: Nude celebs 'dumb'

Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.
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Room Scheduling Startup Raises $1.5 Million From Google Ventures, Marc Benioff, Zetta Venture Partners

A year ago, a project manager at Mozilla noticed that a conference room on the seventh floor of the software firm's San Francisco headquarters was overrun, while the other three were often empty. The knowledge came by way of EventBoard, a meeting room management app that Mozilla had recently adopted. When he looked into it, the manager realized that the popular room had an Apple TV that staff liked using for demos. He bought a few more TVs, and the traffic jam disappeared.
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UK legalises music and film ripping

The UK makes it legal to make duplicates of media files for personal use, but will still allow companies to add copy-protection code.
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Airlines told to replace cockpit kit

The US air safety regulator has ordered airlines to replace cockpit displays in more than 1,300 planes because of fears that wi-fi signals can make them go blank.
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Counterfeit Xbox One makers charged

Five men accused of being part of a hacking ring that stole pre-release video games and put a prototype Xbox One on sale have been charged.
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Kick-start Your Cloud Computing Strategy

Do you understand cloud computing but struggle to know where to start? Learn more about these cloud application categories to help guide your decisions.
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The European Commission refers Germany to the European Court of Justice

The European Commission refers Germany to the European Court of Justice regarding its rules on VAT refund applications which discriminate against non-EU operators [More...]
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by Tessa Shepperson, infolaw.co.uk

Working on the Web

Working on the web By Tessa Shepperson I have been working on the web for a long time. I set up my first website in the 1990s and my membership site, Landlord Law, which I set up in 2001, is my main source of income now [More...]
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by Michael Scutt, infolaw.co.uk

SEO: Law and Good Practice

SEO: law and good practice by Michael Scutt Humans love miracles. Even if you don’t believe that Jesus turned water into wine or fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish, miracle cures still attract many [More...]
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WPP: Aqua acquires marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa Applogix

WPP announces that its majority-owned company, Aqua, South Africa’s largest digital agency and part of Wunderman, has acquired Applogix, a marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa [More...]
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Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate

Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate While any discussions about legal technology inevitably have a strong focus on what sort of technology law firms and legal service providers should be buying and how best to then handle the rollout to get lawyers actually using it, the issue of how to pay for it tends to be ignored [More...]
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by Infolaw.co.uk

The internet, useless data and networking

The internet, useless data and networking As an accountant who has spent almost his whole career building businesses [More...]
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Criminal Justice Platform Europe: change of culture regarding the position of victims has to be achieved in the whole judicial chain

Criminal Justice Platform Europe: change of culture regarding the position of victims has to be achieved in the whole judicial chain [More...]
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Kaspersky Lab research reveals Epic operation is the initial stage of the Turla victim infection mechanism

The “Epic” operation serves as the first phase in a multi-stage infection of the Turla campaign [More...]
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EU to cut price caps for data downloads

EU to cut price caps for data downloads It’s a big summer sale courtesy of the European Commission! From 1 July 2014, the EU will cut the price caps for data downloads by more than half: down from 45 cents per megabyte to 20c/MB. It will become even cheaper to use maps, watch videos, check mails and update social networks while travelling across the EU. [More...]
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The Nigerian Spaniel

Apparently some of the same Nigerian fraudsters who have been trying to trick people into transferring funds to their bank accounts (“the Nigerian 419 swindle”) are involved in new criminal operations. According to researchers at , Silicon Valley based security firm, Palo Alto Networks, in operation named Silver Spaniel, [More...]
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Android's Potential Bit Rot Problem

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I have been exposed to a large number of mobile devices over the last few years and think there’s a bit (pun intended) of a problem with Android that hasn’t been talked about much. In addition to reviewing a number of flagship devices from Samsung, HTC, Lenovo, Acer and NVIDIA,
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ARM creates new operating system

British computer chip designer ARM is branching out into operating system software by releasing free code designed to power devices.
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Ex-MI6 head warns over tracking apps

Parents need to be aware that their children can be tracked online, the former head of MI6, Sir John Scarlett, has warned.
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Snoop Dogg's cash for Reddit users

Rapper Snoop Dogg, actor Jared Leto and Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel are among the famous names investing in social news site Reddit.
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Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system

Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.
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