Tag: apple

  • Big Brother in your pocket: why your iPhone is leaking your personal details

    Hacker group AntiSec: During the second week of March 2012, a Dell Vostro notebook, used by Supervisor Special Agent Christopher K. Stangl from FBI Regional Cyber Action Team and New York FBI Office Evidence Response Team was breached using the AtomicReferenceArray vulnerability on Java, during the shell session some files were downloaded from his Desktop […]

  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs sold the idea that the computer, formerly just a business machine, is a tool for artists and dreamers. In doing so, he captured the imagination of the world. He didn’t personally invent the computer, or (as ReadWriteWeb points out) anything; but he understood that if computers were to become integral to our lives, […]

  • The device is the conduit; the cloud is the platform

    The other day, Steve Jobs stood up and announced iCloud, which replaces the PC as the hub in the iOS device ecosystem, demoting it to just another device. You no longer need to have a PC to activate or synchronize an iPhone or an iPad. This is right, and proper, and in some ways long […]

  • Openness wins

    Dan Lyons, writing in Newsweek, doesn’t think the introduction of the iPhone on Verizon will stop Android’s momentum: Apple’s phone would have snuffed out the Android a year ago, but now Google’s device has become an unstoppable juggernaut. […] “Android is a global phenomenon,” [Fred Wilson] says. “The big deal is, Android is free software, […]