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Apple hires Nike’s global ad manager

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Apple hires Nike’s global ad manager Apple has quietly hired a leading ad executive involved in Nike’s ad campaigns to lead its global advertising effort. Rebecca Van Dyck, who has been running the Nike account at ad agency Wieden and Kennedy has left the firm to become Apple’s worldwide advertising director, AdWeek explains. Van Dyck has worked exclusively on the ...

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ARM’s first 64-bit processors target servers, smartphones

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ARM’s first 64-bit processors target servers, smartphones ARM will announce its first 64-bit processors later this year for servers and high-end smartphones, and is also taking steps to build up software support for the processor designs, said CEO Warren East earlier this week. The first 64-bit processors will be licensed to device makers and based on the ARMv8 architecture, which ...

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Iran ‘to blame for its own Duqu infections’

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Iran ‘to blame for its own Duqu infections’ An Iranian government official yesterday acknowledged that the Duqu attacks had infected computers in the country but claimed that the Trojan was “under control,” according to a report by a state-run news agency. In response, an antivirus researcher blamed Iran for giving hackers a half-year’s free hand with Duqu, saying that Iran’s ...

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Five things to do with your old Apple TV

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Five things to do with your old Apple TV That silver-topped, hard-drive bearing, Tiger-running, heat-emanating Apple TV from yesteryear has been replaced by today’s $99 black, 8GB-of-flash-memory, iOS-powered, cool-as-a-cucumber Apple TV (second generation). Given the new Apple TV’s lower-price, more responsive performance, and Netflix support (if you are in the US), it’s likely that owners of the original Apple TV ...

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200 business eBooks launched

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200 business eBooks launched Adobe is making over 200 business eBooks titles available. The titles include: eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work, by Randall Stross ($11.60); You’re Fifty-Now What?: Investing for the Second Half of Your Life, by Charles Schwab ($15.96); and The Art of Possibility, by Rosamund Zander ($18). Adobe PDF-based eBooks offer colour pictures, ...

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3D Realms Returns with Bombshell at GDC 2015

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3D Realms Returns with Bombshell at GDC 2015 It’s been a long while since 3D Realms and Interceptor Entertainment first announced Bombshell May of last year, but it looks like they’ve been hard at work. The top-down action RPG features a “Bomb disposal technician turned mercenary for hire, Shelly ‘Bombshell’ Harrison,” who must fight her way across four planets to save ...

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Russian Hacker Builds 70 Terabyte Home Computer

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Russian Hacker Builds 70 Terabyte Home Computer Ever find yourself deleting some files to make room for your overgrown media collection? Thanks to a new hack from a Russian PC enthusiast you should have plenty of room for your MP3 collection, along with the collections of everybody else you know. The hack consists of an array of 60 hard drives ...

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Perfect World International Offers Fast Track To Level 95 

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Perfect World International Offers Fast Track To Level 95  Perfect World International’s got a new expansion going live on Dec. 16, called Eclipse. It’ll have two new classes and a new race, but — as is the case with most MMO expansions — the bulk of the new content will be available only to higher-level characters. So what if you’ve ...

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