July 2012 Archives
Friday, 27th July 2012
Fresh off of a lackluster second-quarter earnings release and new lows in its share price, Facebook was dealt more bad news on Friday when EyeTrackShop, a firm that measures audience attention, released a study suggesting that Facebook’s business model may be broken. The culprit? The same mobile ads that CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl…
Dear David Lynch, Showyou is Why You Need to Watch Video on Your "**** Phone"
“It’s such a sadness that you think you’ve seen a film on your f–king telephone,” David Lynch once said, reacting to rise of video on the iPhone. But he didn’t see what was coming. Showyou launched a totally rebuilt iPhone app on Wednesday that proves we should ignore Lynch’s curmudgeonly guidance.
Revised Cybersecurity Bill Still Faces Partisan Gauntlets
The U.S. Senate is about to deliberate a highly revised cybersecurity bill - one that last weekend won the endorsement of President Obama. The current version of the bill no longer contains measures that would essentially declare any device that may at some point contain critical government information - even via the public cloud - as subject…
Windows Malware Invades Mac OS as Mac Malware Surges
A mountain range of viruses and other malware looms over Microsoft’s Windows operating system. Given the sheer volume, it should come as no surprise that plenty of Windows malware is making its way onto Macs, and even the App Store. Meanwhile, malware designed for Apple's platform is on the rise.