September 2012 Archives
Friday, 21st September 2012
Craigslist, 3taps & The Court Battle For The Soul Of Public Data
Who owns the kind of information collected by Craigslist? The classifieds site has staked its claim in a series of lawsuits against apartment listings mapper PadMapper and Craigslist data scraper 3taps. On Monday, 3taps will file a bold counterclaim, aiming for a victory that would bring a new era of pubilc information.
Turn Your Old iPod Into A New iPhone Using FreedomPop
The iPhone 5 is out, but it'll cost you. The iPhone 4 is free with a contract, but that's so 2010. What if you could spend $99 and turn your old iPod touch into a new iPhone? With no contract to enslave you to the telecom companies? Well, there is.
New Internet Explorer Security Bug Could Affect Millions
Update: As of Friday, Sept. 21, Microsoft has now issued a patch for the new zero-day vulnerability we reported on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The patch should be automatically applied to those users who have automatic updates enabled. A separate patch has also been applied to a Flash vulnerability Microsoft discovered with the Internet Explorer 10…