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Report: PayPal-Related Phishing Attacks Spike 73% During First Quarter
/ May 27, 2014 2:33 pm
Report: PayPal-Related Phishing Attacks Spike 73% During First Quarter

Phishing attacks aimed at PayPal users increased 73% during the first quarter, according to a new report from McLean-based Cyren. During a two-week sampling taken during the quarter, the company found that the number of PayPal-related phishing URLs increased from approximately 750 a day in the fourth quarter to more than 1,300 a day. . Read More

Google Overtakes Apple as Most Valuable Brand
/ May 21, 2014 4:40 pm
Google Overtakes Apple as Most Valuable Brand

Yahoo Finance reports that Google (GOOG) has surpassed Apple (AAPL) as the world's most valuable brand, according to MillwardBrown's 2014 BrandZ ranking. . Read More

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Apple to Integrate HD Audio in iOS8
/ May 14, 2014 2:34 pm
Apple to Integrate HD Audio in iOS8

Hypebot reports that Apple is reportedly preparing high-definition audio playback for iOS8, according to Japanese website Mac Otakara. The announcement is expected to be made at their World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in early June. . Read More

Billboard: Apple May Unveil Iovine, Dr. Dre Exec Appointments at June Conference
/ May 12, 2014 3:12 pm
Billboard: Apple May Unveil Iovine, Dr. Dre Exec Appointments at June Conference

Billboard reports that Apple could unveil Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre as its latest recruits at its Worldwide Developers’ Conference in June, according to people familiar with the Beats Electronics acquisition talks. . Read More

Re/code: Why Apple Is Betting Big on Beats: Hardware for Now, Streaming for Later
/ May 9, 2014 5:09 pm
Re/code: Why Apple Is Betting Big on Beats: Hardware for Now, Streaming for Later

Peter Kafka of re/code published a good article on why Apple will likely acquire Beats, describing the possible transaction as essentially two deals in one - one for the consumer electronics arm of Beats and the other for Beats Music, its newly launched streaming music service. . Read More

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The Verge: Apple Reportedly Considering Buying Beats for $3.2 Billion
/ May 8, 2014 3:49 pm
The Verge: Apple Reportedly Considering Buying Beats for $3.2 Billion

The Verge reports that, according to a new report from The Financial Times, Apple is reportedly negotiating the purchase of Beats for $3.2 billion. According to the report the deal would include both Beats Music, the streaming service, as well as the part of the company that produces headphones and speakers. Read More

Jury Rules Samsung Owes Apple $119.6M in Smartphone and Tablet Patent Infringement Case
/ May 5, 2014 12:21 pm
Jury Rules Samsung Owes Apple $119.6M in Smartphone and Tablet Patent Infringement Case

On Friday, an eight-person jury in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California returned a mixed verdict in the Apple v. Samsung patent infringement case over smartphones and tablets determining that Samsung has infringed three of Apple's five patents and ordering Samsung to pay damages of $119.6 million, less that the $2.2 billion sought by Apple. . Read More

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