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Facebook boots two ad partners over bad data practices

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>Facebook(s fb) has cut ties with two mobile ad companies after a privacy audit revealed that they …

Nest is now officially a part of the Google family

Prepare for a world of Google-controlled thermostats, smoke alarms and no doubt other mysterious projects we don't know about yet. Shortly after receiving the green light from the FTC, the search giant announced that its $3.2 billion acquisition of home automation company Nest is now a done deal. …

Wearables Market Heating Up, With More Than 17M Bands Forecast To Ship This Year, Says Canalys

The wearables device market is still in its infancy but it’s growing fast — with more than 17 million wearable bands forecast to ship this year, according to a new forecast by Canalys.<p>It reckons 2014 will be the year that wearables become a “key consumer technology,” and is predicting the smart …

The Dash Is The World’s First Pair of Smart Headphones

The Dash in-ear headphones are about to change your daily run or gym trip. That’s because, not only do they pump music into your ear holes like any …

That’s a lot of pirating: 68% of Europeans download or stream movies for free

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / agsandrew<p>How much illegal streaming and downloading is going on in the European Union? A report on …

Twitter redesign uses big photos, looks like Facebook, Google+

Twitter has started testing a big redesign of its Web page, with larger photos reminiscent of Facebook and Google+. And apparently, I’m one of the lab rats.<p>I noticed an update on my Twitter “Me” profile page Tuesday morning. I wasn’t expecting to be part of what Mashable reported was a small, …

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FORTUNE — Stewart Butterfield hasn’t had a hit since Flickr, the photo-sharing site he sold to Yahoo (YHOO) back in 2005. But with Slack, his newish company’s latest offering, the serial entrepreneur thinks he’s on to something big — a potential replacement to clunky, cumbersome e-mail …