Remains of the Day: Skype Responds to Concerns About Exposed IP Addresses Skype responds to IP worries, Apple agrees not to advertise 4G in the UK, and Twitter upgrades its ‘other newsfeed.’

  • Skype Investigates Tool that Reveals Users’ IP Addresses: After instructions circulated for harvesting IP addresses from Skype without friending or otherwise alerting users, the company reminds us that IP addresses are going to be accessible in a peer-to-peer system. Anyone concerned about an exposed IP address can take the same precautions as with any online activity; use VPNs or other proxy tools. [Computerworld]
  • Apple Barred from Using ’4G’ in Marketing for the iPad in UK: The Advertising Standards Authority came to terms with Apple following complaints over the iPad’s claimed 4G LTE capability, which is not compatible with either current or planned data networks in the UK or virtually anywhere except North America. The agency continues to investigate complaints over 4G claims persisting on Apple’s UK websites. [GigaOM]
  • Discover Better Stories: Twitter tweaked the interface of their Discover tab, an alternate newsfeed of headlines drawn from your extended network. Each story features thumbnails of who’s tweeting it and an expandable list of related tweets. [Twitter Blog]
  • Official CM9 Released for Galaxy Note N7000: The CyanogenMod team of custom ROM developers have released their first official build of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the controversial Samsung phone/tablet, though there are still kinks to work out, like support for the FM radio. CyanogenMod ROMs are some of the most popular and sought after versions of Android for a wide range of devices. [XDA Developers Blog]