7th > December > 2013 Archive
Frustrated fanbois rejoice as Facebook releases MIDAS Mac security tool
Facebook and Etsy have teamed-up to develop and publish as open source a security tool for Apple's Macs, following similar moves by Google.
ICANN posts guidelines to avoid gTLD mix-ups
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has issued a set of resources to help administrators avoid potentially costly mix-ups ahead of the generic top-level domain (gTLD) rollout.
Developer unleashes bowel-shaking KILLER APP for Google Glass
If the success of any mobile device platform depends on the quality of the apps available for it, then Google Glass developer Hung Truong has just brought Google's high-tech headsets one step closer to being on par with devices from mobile heavyweights like Apple and Samsung.
US Supreme Court to preside over software patents case
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a patent case which some hope will have a profound effect on the software industry.
Apple's spamtastic iBeacon retail alerts launch with Frisco FAIL
Apple on Friday fired up its iBeacon push-notification service, which it describes as a "location and proximity detection technology," in its 254 US retail stores – minus at least one, but more on that in a moment – adding a new dimension to fanbois' shopping experiences just in time for the holiday spending spree.
Submerged Navy submarine successfully launches drone from missile tubes
A US Navy submarine has managed to launch a reconnaissance drone without surfacing, a technique that could revolutionize the ability of submersibles to reconnoiter – or to wreak havoc.