Archives: July 2013

Dropbox chants: Developers! Developers!

July 10, 2013
With Dropbox Platform, the company looks to become a repository for mobile app data
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Why I hate programming tests

July 10, 2013
A veteran developer questions the need for isolated examinations in modern programming environments
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Note to all Internet users: Trust no one

July 09, 2013
Whistleblower Edward Snowden says U.S. telecom companies all collaborate with NSA, accuses Britain of storing every bit of Internet data it can
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The PHP popularity puzzle

July 09, 2013
Depending on how you measure popularity, PHP is either the comeback kid or continuing a decline that started in 2010
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McAfee uncovers massive cyber espionage campaign against South Korea

July 08, 2013
Attackers have been mining U.S. ally's military and government systems since 2009, in search of sensitive information
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A look at the black underbelly of Windows 8.1 'Blue'

July 08, 2013
Pieces of Windows 8 inexplicably didn't survive jump to Windows 8.1, and new feature allows Microsoft to track your local searches
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Germany joins in voicing distrust of U.S.-based cloud services

July 03, 2013
Germany's top security official adds to the chorus of European lawmakers and privacy advocates warning overseas customers to steer clear of U.S.-based service providers
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Blink-based Opera 15 strikes a sour note with users

July 03, 2013
Opera development team says it will bring back classic features that users miss, such as enhanced tab management, over time
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Calif. attorney general: Time to crack down on companies that don't encrypt

July 02, 2013
State's first data breach report finds that more than 1.4 million residents' data would have been safe had companies used encryption
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Microsoft kills TechNet, but the fate of its software licenses is murky

July 02, 2013
TechNet sales end Aug. 31, but can subscribers use their already-purchased software beyond TechNet's demise?
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