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Booting Up: Once More It’s All Facebook, All the Time

 Booting Up: Once More Its All Facebook, All the Time

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LinkedIn finally copped to their password breach, but there are plenty of companies out there who just keep intrusions hushed up. [Reuters]

Japanese mobile games are coming for Zynga’s market share. [Wall Street Journal]

The Silicon Valley Super Friends? Facebook, Google, and Twitter are backing an effort to stop “badware,” a.k.a. malware, bad ads, and the like. [The Next Web]

Facebook’s post quiet-period push to defend its ad business continues with the addition of real-time bidding for advertisers. [Bloomberg]

Speaking of Facebook, the company’s data science team wants to mine all those likes for social science insights. Just remember the old stat maxim, guys: garbage in, garbage out. [Technology Review]

The one thing you apparently can’t do with Facebook: Serve legal papers. Duh, it would go in “other messages.” [Paid Content]

After a flurry of rumors, Samsung swears it’s not building its own version of the social networking site. [The Next Web]

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