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'Free' apps may be violating EU consumer protection laws

Europe's app providers were warned by authorities Thursday that many of them are violating consumer protection laws. » zum Artikel

Intel kills SSD overclocking, unleashes its fastest-ever consumer drive

Last year, Intel talked up the prospect of bringing to market a solid-state drive (SSD) that would allow users to overclock its controller and increase performance through intuitive user interfaces. » zum Artikel

In appeal, Apple says e-book ruling will harm consumers

Apple had no knowledge that publishers were engaged in a conspiracy in December 2009 or at any other point, the company said in its appeal against a district court ruling which found Apple and five major U.S. publishers had conspired to fix e-book prices. » zum Artikel

Oracle buys Blue Kai, gains massive consumer data mart

Oracle is moving into the market for big customer data by buying BlueKai, which aggregates data on consumers and offers it to marketers via a platform for running targeted marketing campaigns on the Web, offline and on mobile devices. Terms of the deal, which was announced Monday, were not disclosed. » zum Artikel

Taiwanese payments scam affecting Australian consumers

A Sydney-based financial planning startup is warning Australians to check their credit or debit card statements after reports that people had been charged by a Taiwanese company they had not dealt with. » zum Artikel

Microsoft sets Oct. 31 as stop date for Windows 7 consumer PC sales

Microsoft has set Oct. 31 as the end of sales of new consumer-grade Windows 7 PCs, but for now has left open the do-not-sell-after-this-date for business machines. » zum Artikel

Consumer groups want government to reject Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

Antitrust enforcement agencies should reject a proposed US$45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast, because it would give the combined company huge market power in the broadband and cable TV industries, a handful of consumer and digital rights groups said. » zum Artikel

Google's promises to EU not good enough for US consumer group

The story, "Google's promises to EU not good enough for US consumer group," posted Monday, incorrectly spelled the name of the law firm Jones Day. » zum Artikel

Privacy, consumer groups ask court to reject Facebook ads settlement

A coalition of consumer and privacy groups will ask a U.S. court to reject a settlement that allows Facebook to use minors' pictures in advertisements on the site without their parents' consent. » zum Artikel

Panasonic names new consumer electronics boss

Panasonic Australia has appointed Richard Tassone director of its new look consumer electronics group. » zum Artikel

Wireless charging consortium launches Rezence, its consumer brand

Two of the three major wireless power consortiums have agreed to establish interoperability standards for wireless power. » zum Artikel

Google's promises to EU not good enough for US consumer group

 A U.S. consumer group on Monday added its voice to the growing criticism of Google's proposed settlement with the European Union's competition authorities. » zum Artikel

Microsoft's consumers want to know: 7 questions for Satya Nadella

It's back-to-school time for Satya Nadella, Microsoft's new CEO. » zum Artikel

Toshiba announces new network storage device for consumers

The cloud, it would seem, is passé. All the cool kids are now backing up their devices to--and streaming media from--personal storage devices that are connected to the cloud, but physically located securely at home. Toshiba joined that crowd today, announcing its new Canvio Home Backup & Share network-attached storage device (NAS). » zum Artikel

Satya Nadella: Can a data geek solve Microsoft's consumer puzzle

Satya Nadella is a spider. » zum Artikel

Tablet shipments could start to slip as consumer markets get saturated

Global tablet shipments are still on the rise, but are showing signs of "dramatic...significant slowing" as consumer markets such as the U.S. become saturated, IDC said Wednesday. » zum Artikel

SMBs and consumers given contract get-out clause by Ofcom

Small businesses and consumers will be able to terminate their new landline, broadband or mobile contracts from today if suppliers raise prices mid-contract, Ofcom has ruled. » zum Artikel

Spam doesn't lie: American consumers desert PCs for most mundane chore

Traditional PCs were used at historically low rates last quarter to open emails, another sign that a long-time task of those notebooks and desktops has been hijacked by mobile devices, an email-centric firm said today. » zum Artikel

Consumer Watchdog files Google+ complaint with FTC

Google, through its plan to link Gmail addresses to its Google+ social network, is violating a privacy agreement the company made with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, a longtime critic of the company's privacy practices said in a complaint to the agency. » zum Artikel

Consumer Watchdog files Google+ complaint with FTC

Google, through its plan to link Gmail addresses to its Google+ social network, is violating a privacy agreement the company made with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, a long-time critic of the company's privacy practices said in a complaint to the agency. » zum Artikel

Are consumers ready for curved technology

Electronics manufacturers are always looking for the next trend to conquer, and at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), curved technology was certainly a potential next big thing. » zum Artikel

HP sticks thumb in Microsoft's eye, discounts consumer Windows 7 PCs

Hewlett-Packard today launched a new online promotion that discounts several consumer PCs by $150 when equipped with Windows 7, saying the four-year-old OS is "back by popular demand." » zum Artikel

Security risk in Starbucks app a 'wakeup call' for consumers

The weak protections for customer data in Starbucks' mobile-payment app is a "wakeup call" for consumers who should never assume the apps they use in their smartphones are secure. » zum Artikel

iPhone, Samsung smartphone use by U.S. consumers jumps

Apple's iPhone was used by 42% of all U.S. smartphone owners in the fourth quarter of 2013, up from 35% a year earlier, according to an NPD Group survey. » zum Artikel

Net neutrality decision sells consumers out to the ISPs

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Verizon v. FCC is a dangerously retrograde move that, by badly damaging the cause of net neutrality, harms American consumers and further insulates the already over-protected cable industry from any kind of meaningful competition. » zum Artikel

CES 2015: The shape of consumer technology to come

What happens once your gadget grabs the headlines and makes it big Once the Kickstarter succeeds Once celebrities start getting their pictures taken with your gadget » zum Artikel

Vendors hope wireless charging will resonate with consumers

A handful of vendors have introduced products based on resonant wireless power transfer at International CES, which will increase charging distances and allow users to charge multiple products at the same time. » zum Artikel

Consumer tech spending will see small contraction in 2014

LAS VEGAS -- Lower average selling prices for millions of new smartphones and tablets will help keep the global market for technology in 2014 at 1% below last year's level, according to the Consumer Electronics Association. » zum Artikel

Lenovo announces new consumer desktop PCs at CES, including an Android all-in-one

LAS VEGAS--Lenovo announced several new desktop PCs at CES. And in a move that's sure to give Microsoft heartburn, one of these new machines is an all-in-one that runs the Android operating system, not Windows. This is sure to add to Microsoft's stress level, because the company is already facing a surge in new Chromebook announcements. » zum Artikel

Many consumers in the dark about Jan.1 start of light bulb phase out

Only four in 10 consumers are aware that the most popular light bulbs in the U.S. will be phased out next year as production of the products ends on Jan. 1, 2014. » zum Artikel


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Europe's app providers were warned by authorities Thursday that many of them are violating consumer protection laws.
Last year, Intel talked up the prospect of bringing to market a solid-state drive (SSD) that would allow users to overclock its controller and increase performance through intuitive user interfaces.
Apple had no knowledge that publishers were engaged in a conspiracy in December 2009 or at any other point, the company said in its appeal against a district court ruling which found Apple and five major U.S. publishers had conspired to fix e-book prices.