RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Security

Misfortune Cookie Flaw Puts 12 Million Routers at Risk

A 12-year-old programming error has left millions of home and small office Internet devices wide open to attack.

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December 18, 2014, 2:32 PM PST

Media

FCC Rejects Argument That “Redskins” Is a Dirty Word

FCC indecency regulations don’t apply to offensive words, just ones that involve “sexual or excretory” activity.

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December 18, 2014, 12:47 PM PST

Security

White House Calls Sony Cyber Attack “Serious National Security Matter”

The administration isn’t naming names yet, but it is weighing a response.

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December 18, 2014, 12:11 PM PST

Media

Maker Studios Founder Danny Zappin Is Back in Business and Buying Companies. Here’s His First Deal.

His Zealot Networks has bought the company behind AdRev, which helps music owners make money on YouTube.

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December 18, 2014, 10:11 AM PST

Commerce

Amazon, Late to the Party, Introduces One-Hour Delivery in New York

Prime Now deliveries will cost $7.99 for one-hour delivery, but will be free if you can handle waiting two hours for your goods.

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December 18, 2014, 7:03 AM PST

Social

EyeEm Wants to Make You a Professional Photographer

The photo-based social network helps users sell their work, too.

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December 18, 2014, 6:00 AM PST

Mobile

Off-the-Grid Messaging App Maker Open Garden Raises $10.8 Million From August Capital, Others

The FireChat app allows messaging from phones even when a cellphone network is compromised or nonexistent.

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December 18, 2014, 4:30 AM PST

Media

Security

U.S. Links North Korea to Sony Hack Attack

Confirming a connection first reported by Re/code on Nov. 28.

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December 17, 2014, 4:46 PM PST

General

Apple’s Holiday Product Red Campaign Raises $20 Million for AIDS Research

The company partnered with software developers who sold apps or exclusive items and donated the proceeds to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS.

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December 17, 2014, 4:42 PM PST

Enterprise

Oracle Shares Rise as Q2 Beats Street Estimates

A rare beat after falling short three quarters in a row.

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December 17, 2014, 2:49 PM PST

Commerce

eBay’s Head of North America Business Exits

Christopher Payne, who had led key business for eBay, will leave by year end.

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December 17, 2014, 2:15 PM PST

Social

Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel “Angry” and “Devastated” Over Email Leak

The Snapchat CEO shared his reaction to the leak on Twitter Wednesday.

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December 17, 2014, 1:01 PM PST

Media

Sony Cancels Release of “The Interview” After Terrorist Threats (Update)

Canceling screenings of $44 million film “The Interview” is sure to hurt Sony’s bottom line.

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December 17, 2014, 12:24 PM PST

Mobile

Sprint Sued by Feds Over “Cramming” as FCC Readies $105 Million Fine

Sprint joins AT&T and T-Mobile in getting slammed by federal officials for allowing unauthorized third-party charges.

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December 17, 2014, 10:31 AM PST

Social

Facebook Adds Another PayPal Executive, Stan Chudnovsky, to Messenger Team

The former growth VP at PayPal will join Facebook in February.

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December 17, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Voices

Failure Sucks

In Silicon Valley, there’s a lot of talk about failure — there’s almost a celebration of failure.

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December 17, 2014, 9:01 AM PST