Day: August 19, 2013

Intel previews multimode LTE chips, with eyes on U.S. handset market

Intel will ship multimode LTE capabilities by the end of the month, Intel executives said Monday. It’s a technology the company is throwing its weight behind—and needs, if it’s to compete in the U.S. market…….

Microsoft throws in the towel on Tag

The software giant gives up on its alternative to the QR code, LinkedIn gets schooled with University Pages, and Barnes & Noble pushes new video apps…….

IiNet creates cut-price diffusion brand ‘Jiva’

Eighty bucks a month for all the voice and data bits you can bite……

Apple sucking triple the phone switchers as Samsung – report

iPhone buyers also younger, smarter, richer than ‘droid drones……

The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video)

Do you want to be frozen after you die, in hopes of being revived a century or two (or maybe ten) in the future? It can cost less than an electric car. That’s what the Cryonics Institute (CI) offers. David Ettinger, today’s interviewee, is both the son of CI founder Robert Ettinger and CI’s lawyer….

Wholesale telco IspONE goes titsup, Kogan mobile going dark

Telstra pulls the plug as ispONE calls in the administrators……

Thunderbolt drive shipments surge, but USB still reigns

Though still a small part of the overall interconnect market, Thunderbolt-equipped hardware shipments surged 300 percent over the past year, according to IDC…….

Debian Security Advisory 2738-1

Debian Linux Security Advisory 2738-1 – Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the interpreter for the Ruby language, which may lead to denial of service and other security problems…….

Red Hat Security Advisory 2013-1157-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2013-1157-01 – Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine provides the insight, control, and automation needed to address the challenges of managing virtual environments. An input sanitization flaw was found in Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine. A user with administrative access to Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine could use this flaw to execute…

Designer sends hidden camera in the mail, records process

What happens between sending a package and its arrival at the destination? A Dutch designer dropped a hidden camera in the mail to find out…….