10th > August > 2013 Archive

Admins warned: Drill SSL knowledge into your Chrome users

Admins of Chrome shops unite – your users are dabbling with dodgy SSL, and you must teach them how to be safer online until Google updates its browser.
Jack Clark, 10 Aug 2013

Apple wins Samsung import ban, loses 'Battle of Rounded Corners II'

The US International Trade Commission has issued a decision in the long-running Apple-Samsung patent wars that – barring a veto by the Obama administration – bars some geriatric Samsung kit from importation into the US, but denies Apple the protection it sought in other infringment allegations, including two design patents describing a rectangular smartphone with rounded corners.
Rik Myslewski, 10 Aug 2013

1,100 haiku heading to Mars on next NASA mission

The next NASA probe to Mars will carry a DVD containing 1,100 haiku submitted and voted on by members of the public, with British author Benedict Smith winning first place with this gem:
Iain Thomson, 10 Aug 2013

Werner Herzog's latest film warns drivers not to text while driving

Famed German filmmaker Werner Herzog has teamed up with US mobile carrier AT&T to produce a short documentary film, warning of the dangers of texting while driving.
Neil McAllister, 10 Aug 2013