Archives: August 2013

Java tops C as most popular language in developer index

August 13, 2013
As Tiobe factors in more sites in its assessment, Java rises, while C and Objective-C drop in the rankings
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Leaked Windows 8.1 Build 9471 surprises, disappoints

August 12, 2013
Windows 8.1 X 64 Pro Build 9471 -- apparently leaked, but very close to final -- hit torrents and download sites worldwide late yesterday. Here's what I've found
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Acer is latest tablet maker moving away from the Windows fold

August 09, 2013
Microsoft's iPad-bashing ad starring Acer Iconia W3 drops just as Acer CEO reveals company's move away from Windows 'as soon as possible'
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Lavabit shutdown marks another costly blemish for U.S. tech companies

August 09, 2013
Email provider's move will further fuel concerns that American companies can't be trusted to keep customer data private
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The Amazoning of news has now begun

August 09, 2013
Expect Jeff Bezos to leverage Amazon's predictive analytics, as well as its means of digital content and physical distribution, to reboot the Washington Post
M&A, Amazon.com
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Canonical lands first enterprise backer for Ubuntu Edge, just 49 to go

August 08, 2013
As Bloomberg plunks down $80,000 for an enterprise bundle, Canonical drops the Edge's price point to $695
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How to defend your Web apps against the new BREACH attack

August 06, 2013
The new exploit lets attackers snag sensitive Web application data even if it's protected by SSL
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AARP website hacked

August 06, 2013
AARP is notifying members that the aarp.org website has been hacked. Now would be a good time to change your passwords
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Tor Browser Bundle for Windows users susceptible to info-stealing attack

August 05, 2013
Analysts link exploits of Firefox 17 vulnerabilities to crackdown on child-porn operation
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Could Microsoft's rebranding extend far beyond SkyDrive?

August 05, 2013
Microsoft is folding its cards and won't defend its claim to the SkyDrive brand; uncharacteristic move could hint at substantial renaming in the works
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