The Yahoo! Data Breach Post

Yahoo! had a data breach in 2014, it declared the breach to consumers on September 22. This isn’t the first large data breach breach that Yahoo! has had over the past few years just the largest. In 2012, there was a breach of 450,000+ identities back in 2012. Millions of identity records were apparently being […]

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Microsoft’s Internet Business Gets a New Kind of Processor | WIRED – FPGA computing – interesting move Imagination 2.0 Update Ships | EE Times – interesting turnaround plans Deloitte Mobile Consumer 2016 – peak smartphone Why Samsung’s recall of Galaxy smartphones threatens its universe | SCMP – it marks cultural shift, less sure about it threatening Samsung in the […]

Modern PR impact and consequences

Jessica Lessin wrote a great piece in The Information about her perspective as a journalist on how the practice of (tech) PR had changed (at least in Silicon Valley). The New PR Reality and What it Means outlines a number of traits emblematic of modern PR: Press release as op ed piece on corporate or […]

Oprah Time: The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu

The Dark Forest is the second book in Cixin Liu’s Three Body Problem trilogy. I reviewed the first book here. In the second book the tone changes from being a hard bitten conspiracy story to a fully-blown space opera. The Dark Forest of the title is a metaphor for a philosophical thought experiment. The universe […]

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Snapchat’s 10 second video glasses are real and cost $130 – TechCrunch – Feels like something they picked in the Brando catalog but not quite as douchey as Google Glass, more sad hipster iOS 10: Security Weakness Discovered, Backup Passwords Much Easier to Break « Advanced Password Cracking – Insight – I wonder if this was added as […]