28th > December > 2013 Archive


Former HTC staffers charged with fraud, leaking company secrets

Five former HTC employees, including one former executive, have been charged in a Taiwanese court with leaking corporate secrets, accepting illegal kickbacks, and falsifying expenses.
Neil McAllister, 28 Dec 2013
Snapchat logo

Saucy Snapchat addicts EXPOSED: Exploit code to poke holes goes wild

UpdatedFour months ago Gibson Security, a group of freelance vulnerability researchers, notified Snapchat that it had found serious flaws in the image-flinging service's security and privacy systems.
Iain Thomson, 28 Dec 2013
Sinclair Sovereign calculator

El Reg's contraptions confessional no.5: The Sinclair Sovereign

Cache in the AtticTime was when having a calculator felt about as hi-tech as owning smartphone does these days. Lester Haines relives the experience when these small objects of desire weren't just about doing the numbers, but were even touted as status symbols.
Lester Haines, 28 Dec 2013

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2017