Archives: June 2013

In wake of PRISM flap, Apple insists it cares about user privacy

June 17, 2013
Company says it encrypts its customer communications and carefully evaluates all data requests from the feds
Read more »

NSA's lax ban on USB drives may have contributed to PRISM leaks

June 14, 2013
If Edward Snowden indeed used a thumb drive to steal classified files off a server, the NSA needs to revisit its security procedures
Read more »

The NSA upshot: We're finally taking Internet privacy seriously

June 14, 2013
The debate over Snowden's status as PRISM leaker obscures real issue: The reach of the Fourth Amendment in a digital age
Read more »

Cassandra project chair: We're taking on Oracle

June 14, 2013
With Cassandra 2.0 due in July, Apache project chair Jonathan Ellis says his team is focusing on such issues as ease of use
NoSQL
Read more »

Microsoft's reorg prelude? Andy Lees has left the building

June 14, 2013
Keep an eye on those deck chairs -- former Microsoft president Andy Lees heads out 'on sabbatical'
Read more »

Microsoft, Samsung, and Apple turf wars, coming to a Best Buy near you

June 13, 2013
Get ready to rumble! Microsoft joins Samsung and Apple, setting up brand-centric mini-shops within Best Buy
Read more »

Apple eases iOS app transfers between developers, new owners

June 13, 2013
Apple's iTunes Connect lets developers smoothly move apps, user reviews, and rankings to new owner
iOS, Apple
Read more »

Oracle releases HTML5-focused Java EE 7

June 12, 2013
The latest version of enterprise Java is meant to be 'the ultimate platform for building HTML5 and mobile apps'
Read more »

Red Hat packages up OpenStack for the enterprise

June 12, 2013
Company unveils anticipated cloud platform for business alongside IaaS offering called Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure
OpenStack
Read more »

Mozilla and Google join in rally for more transparency into government surveillance

June 11, 2013
Mozilla heads 85-member coalition StopWatching.us; Google asks government leaders for permission to be more open
Read more »
©1994-2014 Infoworld, Inc.