Archive: 27/06/2009

Facebook, Twitter and peers for sale -- privately

(AP) -- Scott Painter makes his living betting on startup companies, having played a role in launching 29 of them over the years. But with the bad economy choking initial public offerings and acquisitions, Painter is now ...

dateJun 27, 2009 in Internet
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Companies appeal to China to drop Web filter plan

(AP) -- Global business groups have made an unusual direct appeal to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to scrap an order for personal computer makers to supply controversial Web filtering software, citing security and privacy concerns.

dateJun 27, 2009 in Software
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Unclear what happens to personal info with Clear

(AP) -- More than a quarter million people are wondering what will happen to their fingerprints, Social Security numbers, home addresses and other personal information now that a company that sped them through airport security ...

dateJun 27, 2009 in Other
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