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Apple rejects app that reports US drone strikes.

http://www.techdirt.com

"It’s the third time in a month that Apple has turned Drones+ away, says Josh Begley, the program’s New York-based developer. The company’s reasons for keeping the program out of the App Store keep shifting. First, Apple called the bare-bones application that aggregates news of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia “not useful.” Then there was an issue with hiding a corporate logo. And now, there’s this crude content problem."

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Apple patent could remotely disable protesters' phone cameras

http://www.zdnet.com

A new patent, granted to Apple, could prevent academic cheating, cinema interruptions, but also see areas of political protest activity 'ring-fenced' disabling phone and tablet cameras.

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Woz's $2 bill sheets - The Engadget Show

http://www.youtube.com

(APPLE co-founder) Steve Wozniak prints his own pads of $2 bills... and spends them.
Steve Wozniak, "You can get arrested for them, but you cannot get convicted because you are in the right."

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Apple removes Bitcoin wallet apps to monopolize mobile payments

http://www.forbes.com

"When you finally grasp the magnitude of Apple’s play in the payments business, it becomes clear that potential competitors will be shunned from the platform. As Daniel Terdiman suggests in CNET, “New Apple features may leave fresh app roadkill in their wake as Apple is likely to undercut several existing third-party applications.” With the introduction of Passbook, Apple has launched mobile payments on iOS and competing virtual payment systems, including bitcoin, must be terminated."

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Apple Hit With Playlist Patent--The Shuffle Function.

http://mashable.com

Wow, really? On a function so basic as the play button itself. This is getting out of hand.

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Government Wants to Control App Market

http://www.pcmag.com

Four U.S. Senators want Apple to remove police checkpoint apps for public safety reasons, but really it's just a way to control what apps we can or cannot buy.

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Google & Apple Takes Over, HTML5 is In, XHTML2 is Out

http://www.youtube.com

Technologist, Yan Huang covers: Google and Apple, through the WHATWG (Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group), is pushing to replace the current underlying technology XHTML2 of the Internet with their new HTML5. This will remove market share from Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight and Sun Java FX, and put more control of the Internet in Google and Apple's hands.

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