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Facebook to Make Graph Search Public

Facebook to Make Graph Search Public

Facebook is expected to make their Graph Search public over the next few weeks, stating that millions will start receiving access this week.

Jul 22nd, 2013Comments Off on Facebook to Make Graph Search Public
Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave of Absence

Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave of Absence

Steve Jobs, Apple CEO, stated that the board of directors granted him a medical leave of absence earlier this week.  He will continue as CEO and will be involved in major strategic initiatives; however Tim Cook, Apple COO, will take over daily operations.

Read more from his note below.  (via Businesswire)

Apple CEO Steve Jobs today sent the following email to all Apple employees:

Team,

At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical […]

Jan 16th, 2011Comments Off on Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave of Absence

Google Admits to Collecting Private Data with Street View

Google released an update on their blog last week stating that they accidentally collected personal data while performing street view sweeps.  The statement was released after an internal review of the data collected, due to a request from the DPA (Data Protection Authority) in Hamburg, Germany.

Although this practice is used by several other companies that provide WiFi location based services, they typically only store the SSID’s in a database with their GPS positions to provide WiFi triangulation services.  The internal […]

May 16th, 2010Comments Off on Google Admits to Collecting Private Data with Street View