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Mark Milian

Covering consumer technology in San Francisco. Author of Letters to Steve: Inside the E-mail Inbox of Apple's Steve Jobs.

Facebook's latest terms of service includes “Book” among the trademarks that “you will not use” if you want to be able to log into your account.

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Facebook's latest terms of service includes “Book” among the trademarks that “you will not use” if you want to be able to log into your account.

Facebook’s 850 Million Users Agree to Not Name Things ‘Book’ or ‘Face’

Writing a self-defense manual called “Macebook”? You may want to change the name. Facebook updated its terms of service last week to include “Book” among the trademarks that “you will not use” if you want to be able to log...

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Workers walk outside Hon Hai Group's Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, on Wednesday, May 26, 2010.

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Workers walk outside Hon Hai Group's Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, on Wednesday, May 26, 2010.

How a Google Search Unraveled Mike Daisey’s Apple-Foxconn Story

Mike Daisey, the monologist behind “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” created a “reality-distortion field” of his own. But it didn’t fool Rob Schmitz. The China bureau chief for American Public Media’s Marketplace publication uncovered that Daisey had...

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PayPal is restricting the accounts of users it suspects of using the payment service to place bets on the NCAA tournament.

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PayPal is restricting the accounts of users it suspects of using the payment service to place bets on the NCAA tournament.

PayPal Warns Gamblers, But Lets Them Keep Their Winnings

PayPal sent out some scary-looking e-mails this week to customers who the company believes are using their accounts for betting on the NCAA’s March Madness. The e-mails are legit, unlike the constant flow of paypal@service.com spam messages that hit our...

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