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EFF: Trust Twitter--but not Apple or Verizon--to protect your privacy

Twitter and Internet service provider Sonic.net scored a perfect six in the third annual Electronic Frontier Foundation “Who Has Your Back?” report.

on pcworld.com

Next-gen USB SuperSpeed to eliminate power cords

USB SuperSpeed will move from 5Gbps bandwidth to 10Gbps in the coming year, but it's also leaping from 10 watts to 100 watts for charging, which could power monitors and even HDTVs.

on techhive.com

security

Popular home routers contain critical security vulnerabilities

Thirteen popular home and small office routers contain security problems that could allow a hacker to snoop or modify network traffic, according to new research.

on pcworld.com

patent

Samsung's 3G patent ruled invalid in Germany

A patent that Samsung considers essential to the 3G standard was invalidated by the German Federal Patent Court that ruled in favor of Apple.

Remains of the Day: We happy few

Yahoo and Apple may be the latest superhero team-up to hit Silicon Valley, while Apple could be considering plans to space-ify its retail stores. And Steve Jobs's life is translated into yet another genre.

at&t

AT&T looks to Wi-Fi for international roaming

AT&T's addition of Boingo Wireless Wi-Fi hotspots to its international roaming coverage may point toward the future of mobile data across borders.

on pcworld.com

internet data

AT&T adds extravagant new shared-data plans, data-only options

If you want a massive mobile data plan and don't mind paying gobs of money for it, AT&T is now happy to oblige.

on techhive.com

Remains of the Day: Fly the friendly skies

Your iPad may soon fly as freely as you do, which is good, because apparently you're really using those devices in the air. Elsewhere, a judge tells Apple to produce the goods.

iOS devices hobble Exchange servers when they sync

Microsoft and Apple recommend that businesses deny certain iPhones, iPads and iPods access to Calendar items.

Expo Notes: Hyper launches CameraMator DSLR device at Macworld/iWorld

Hyper's CameraMator, a wireless tethered photography device, lets you see and remotely control your shoot from a distance on an iPad, iPhone, Mac, or Android device.

Expo Notes: Kanex’s DualRole provides ethernet and USB 3 in a single hub

The DualRole is a hub that provides three USB 3.0 ports and a gigabit ethernet adapter.

Cisco to sell Linksys home networking business to Belkin

Cisco Systems plans to sell its Linksys home networking business to Belkin International for an undisclosed sum under an agreement that includes cooperation between the companies on software, service-provider products and other areas.

on techhive.com

AT&T to buy Alltel for $780 million

The parent company of Alltel, a mobile telephone network serving rural customers in six states, has agreed to sell the business to AT&T for about US$780 million, Atlantic Tele-Network announced Tuesday.

on techhive.com