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Dropbox joins the call for transparency, asks government to let it publish surveillance requests

Dropbox has thrown in its lot with Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and other companies looking for permission to publish information about secret national security requests. The company has filed an amicus brief with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, requesting that the court give all …

The reason American tech firms like Ireland isn’t just the low taxes

Airbnb, the accommodation rentals website, just became the latest American tech company to set up its European headquarters in Ireland. It joins Google, Facebook, Adobe, LinkedIn, Apple and countless others on an island that is colder and wetter even than its British neighbor.<p>In a blog post …

Angela Merkel

Why I sued Hollywood on behalf of unpaid interns everywhere

When Fox Searchlight Pictures‘s $300 million-plus grossing “Black Swan” sought to control its production budget, in part by staffing with unpaid intern labor, it was contributing to the normalization of a practice that has no defensible basis in ethics or law. It took advantage of people’s …

Sustainability

Startup founders are better off with a college degree

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Vivek Wadhwa here.</i><p>Frustrated that Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs “were not on focused on breakthrough technologies that will take civilization to the next level,” Peter Thiel announced the Thiel Fellowship in September 2010. He paid children …

College & University

Why is Samsung throwing money at startups?

As Microsoft and Google start building phones, Samsung tries to buy some software skills<p>In a swank office building, waiters handed out fried pickles and caviar-covered sushi. Shiny new LCD screens covered several walls. It was opening night for Samsung’s new startup accelerator in midtown …

Thunderbolt arrives in HP's mobile, desktop workstations

Intel's high-speed connector is well suited to workstations' high-end computing jobs, and Hewlett-Packard has brought it to several models.<p>A strong ally has given Intel more support for Thunderbolt as Hewlett-Packard announced new workstation PCs that come with the high-speed connection …

RSS app Reeder is finally back on iPad, and updated for iPhone too

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Before Google Reader’s demise, Reeder was my — and a lot of other people’s — go-to RSS app for iOS and Mac. When Google Reader …

iPhone 5C preorders to start 12:01 a.m. PT on Friday

Among US carriers, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and AT&T have so far confirmed the early morning preorders for the 5C.<p>US consumers aiming to preorder Apple's new iPhone 5C will have their chance starting 12:01 a.m. PT tomorrow.<p>Verizon and Sprint have both set up Web pages announcing the preorders and …

Rescuing Water-Damaged Devices: Is There a Better Fix Than Rice?

Let’s play a quick game of Jeopardy, shall we? Here’s the clue: An iPhone 5, a water bottle and an energetic 2-year-old. If you answered, “What is a …

Apple: We're Not Storing An Image Of Your Fingerprint On The New iPhone

The new smartphone has a fingerprint sensor built into the home button. It lets you unlock your phone without typing in a passcode. It also lets you download apps and content from iTunes without typing in your password every time.<p>Instead of storing a photo of your fingerprint, the iPhone 5S just …

Apps

Calendars 5 by Readdle Packs a Punch

Readdle has long established itself in the productivity app space, offering everything from PDF readers and printer apps, to scanners and calendars.<p>Back in January, we brought you news on Readdle’s Documents for iPad, which we called a lean but powerful file-management app, which also enabled …

How to cut the Google cord

Even longtime users of Gmail, Google Drive, and Google search will find switching to competing services a painless and ultimately rewarding process.<p>When it started, I had no intention of quitting Google.<p>As I described in a post from last June, my generic Gmail address had become more trouble than …