Aug 12th 2015
Tech News Today 1322
Facebook's in the News (App Biz)
8/12/15: Facebook is making a news app, Twitter feud between Tinder and Vanity Fair journalist, Lessig for President, hacked press release stockmarket scheme, Zirtual is saved by Startups.com, Oracle Chief Security Officer's rant, and more...
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- Facebook is working on a Twitter-like app that lets publishers send mobile breaking news alerts to the masses
- Tinder's Twitter 'Meltdown' Appears to Have Been a Planned PR Stunt
- Harvard’s Lawrence Lessig Weighs Campaign for One-Day Presidency
- Global fraud involved computer hacking, insider trading, officials say
- A startup dissolved overnight and laid off its 400 employees via email with no warning
- Oracle security chief to customers: Stop checking our code for vulnerabilities
- Hong Kong Police Raid Uber Offices, Arrest Drivers
- Twitter says government requests for your data jumped 52%
- Periscope has received 1,391 copyright takedown requests so far — Twitter complied with 71% of them
- iOS slips to 64% enterprise share in Q2 2015, Android hits 32%, and Windows stays flat at 4%