Alexander Lohnes

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Hate Parking Tickets? Fixed Fights Them In Court For You

Up to 50 percent of parking tickets are dismissed when fought in court, but it takes knowledge and time to do it. New app Fixed will do it for you. Take a photo of your ticket, Fixed contests it, and if it’s dismissed, you pay Fixed 25 percent of the ticket price. If Fixed loses, you pay it …

Microsoft confirms Syrian Electronic Army hacked into employee email accounts

Microsoft has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that a "small number" of employee email accounts were accessed during the latest round of attacks by the Syrian Electronic Army. The hacking group posted three internal emails that appear to have been obtained from several Microsoft employee’s Outlook Web Access …

Fitbit Force causing allergic reactions for some users

It appears that some users are experiencing compatibility issues with the a Fitbit Force activity tracker (see disclosure), in the form of an …

Music Discovery Service Exfm Decides Not to Shut Down

Here’s a happy ending for you. Exfm announced late last year that it would shut down today, but music discovery service just sent out an email revealing that it plans to continue operating.<p>After notifying users about the closure, Exfm received an “outpouring of love and support.” As a result, it …

Google brings Play Movies and TV to iOS

Google has been bringing more and more of its services to iOS over the years, and a new one just launched today: users can now play back movies and TV shows they've purchased from Google Play on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Design-wise, it's very reminiscent of the Google Play web store and …

Fitbit Offering Refunds Or Device Swaps To Owners Of Force Wristband With Skin Irritation

Fitness device maker Fitbit is offering up an honest deal to customers who are reporting that their Fitbit Force is causing them skin irritation: you can either get a full refund, or swap out your tracker for a different one from the Fitbit line, the assumption being that you’ll likely opt for one …

Why car & energy companies have a hard time experimenting like Google does

There seems to be a misunderstanding out there about why Google (s GOOG) and some other internet companies do so much experimentation and innovation …

Microsoft employee e-mail also hit by Syrian Electronic Army

In addition to compromising some of Microsoft's social-networking accounts, the Syrian Electronic Army also accessed a "small number" of employee e-mail accounts, the company confirmed Wednesday.<p>The hacking group, which has taken responsibility for an array of breaches in the past couple of years, …

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