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Skype Introduces Desktop Ad Units

Skype Introduces Desktop Ad Units

Skype will soon add advertisements to their Windows desktop application.  The ads will be introduced in the US, UK, and Germany this week, and will appear on the Skype desktop Home Tab.  Companies like Groupon, Universal Pictures, and Visa are among the advertisers that will begin running at launch.

Below are some additional details from Skype.

We’re working with some great advertisers, including Groupon, Universal Pictures, and Visa.
Ads will appear in the US, UK and Germany and advertising sales for Skype are […]

Mar 8th, 2011Comments Off on Skype Introduces Desktop Ad Units
Google Utilizes Global Kill Switch on Malicious Apps

Google Utilizes Global Kill Switch on Malicious Apps

Google was made aware of an issue with a little over 20 applications in the Android Market that were malicious.  These apps gained system access when downloaded and intercepted and secretly transmitted private data from user’s handsets to third party servers. To make matters worse, some of these apps have been downloaded over 50,000 times.

Google started using a remote ‘kill switch’ feature to wireless kill the apps on user’s handsets.  In addition to removing the apps, Google is […]

Mar 7th, 2011Comments Off on Google Utilizes Global Kill Switch on Malicious Apps
HTC Thunderbolt Will Support Simultaneous Voice and Data

HTC Thunderbolt Will Support Simultaneous Voice and Data

An internal Verizon training document that is surfacing across the Web claims that the HTC ThunderBolt will support simultaneous voice and data where LTE services are available.  Read more from the update below. (via Android Central)

Jan 21st, 2011Comments Off on HTC Thunderbolt Will Support Simultaneous Voice and Data
Charges Will Be Filed Against iPad Security Breach Suspects

Charges Will Be Filed Against iPad Security Breach Suspects

Earlier this week US authorities announced that they have two suspects allegedly in custody and will be filing charges for involvement with the theft of personal data from AT&T’s servers last year in which their servers were allegedly hacked and data belonging to roughly 120,000 iPad users was compromised.  (via Wall Street Journal)

Jan 19th, 2011Comments Off on Charges Will Be Filed Against iPad Security Breach Suspects
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