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Submission + - Microsoft's Domain Seizure Causing Outages For SonicWall Customers (

cgriffin21 writes: Microsoft's recent seizure of 23 domains from, a Reno, Nev.-based company that provides a popular free dynamic DNS service, is causing outages for millions of legitimate users of the service — and apparently, at least one security vendor. The outages are having an impact on some customers of SonicWall, a vendor of network security and content control hardware appliances, Marc Harrison, president of Silicon East, a Manalapan, N.J.-based SonicWall partner, told CRN Tuesday.

Why Developers Still Prefer iOS To Android 614

An anonymous reader writes "Google Chariman Eric Schmidt recently addressed an Android user lamenting the fact that that mobile apps are often released on Apple's iOS platform well before they finally reach Android. Schmidt cooly and curiously explained that this dynamic will change in just 6 months. Here's why he's wrong. Though Google brags about the total number of Android users, developers care about certain kinds of users (those that pay for apps). A similar dynamic can be found in television advertising, where advertisers will more money for ad spots on less popular shows in order to reach desirable demographics, even though other programs may have many millions of more viewers."

Feed Vonage Is Dealt Setback in Patent Case (

A federal appeals court has denied a request by the Internet phone company Vonage Holdings that it order a retrial in the patent infringement case brought against it by Verizon Communications.

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