The Employers Want WHAT?! Edition of News Roundup for Parent Bloggers

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This week the internet was abuzz with the news of employers attempting to require their employees to handover personal Facebook log-in credentials in order to retain their employment.  Gizmodo reported Facebook’s chief privacy officer responded today by reminding employers that doing so could open them up to lawsuits and is against Facebook’s own Statement of Rights and Responsibilities.

News Roundup

  •  The storm over women’s healthcare has been brewing for some time and unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week you’ve read at least one article about a women’s health issue.  The New York Times has a collection of the latest news in women’s healthcare and the firestorm surrounding many of these issues.
  • It’s official.  Windows Phone 7 users can forget about ever playing Angry Birds, reports Bloomberg, because of the support undertaking required of Rovio, the game’s maker.
  • Are you an Amelia admirer?  After the ‘enhancement” of a photograph taken just after her disappearance, The Washington Post reports that search for Amelia Earhart’s lost plane will begin again.
  • Ex-Googlers are banning together to raise funding to help protect our private information through, says TechCrunch.
  • Mashable reported this week that Google’s upcoming update to Semantic Search will affect SEO and how keywords are used within search.
  • Still need convincing the future is mobile?  Business Insider has a great slideshow on the future of mobile.

What news caught your eye this week?

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