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|Archived Since:||April 6, 2008|
Google: This document gives an overview of how security is designed into Google’s technical infrastructure. This global scale infrastructure is designed to provide security through the entire information processing lifecycle at Google. Show More Summary
Ashley Carman, writing for The Verge: ZTE’s crowdsourced phone has already had quite a journey. After he phone’s concept — an eye-tracking, self-adhesive device — was voted on by ZTE users, the phone was put on Kickstarter. Now ZTE is giving us a clearer idea of what to expect specs-wise. Show More Summary
Chow Sang-Hun, reporting for the NYT: The sprawling investigation into President Park Geun-hye of South Korea took a dramatic turn on Monday with word that prosecutors were seeking the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung, one of the world’s largest conglomerates, on charges that he bribed the president and her secretive confidante. Show More Summary
Mike Wuerthele, reporting for Apple Insider: What appears to be Google’s shift to the VP9 codec for delivering 4K video on the YouTube homepage is preventing Safari users from watching videos uploaded to the service since early December...Show More Summary
One practical side-effect of the fact that the overwhelming majority of Android phones are running old versions of the OS: they don’t have the latest emoji. ?
Jean-Louis Gassée: In retrospect, the ascendency of Smartphone 2.0 and the way it has shaped our culture seems obvious and natural. But the celebration and contemplation overlooks a crucial Sine Qua Non, a necessary (but not sufficient)...Show More Summary
Russian journalist Alexey Kovalev, in the wake of Trump’s farcical press conference last week: Given that Putin is probably a role model for Trump, it’s no surprise that he’s apparently taking a page from Putin’s playbook. I have some...Show More Summary
Jason Snell: As we close the door on 2016, I thought it would be useful to look back at the year gone by and ask a panel of my peers who pay attention to Apple and related markets to take a moment and reflect on Apple’s performance in the past year. This survey is such a valuable service. The consensus scores feel like a very accurate assessment of Apple’s year. ?
Mark Gurman and Mark Bergen, reporting for Bloomberg: Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with artificial intelligence in a risky business: consumer hardware. Armed with about a 40-person eam, filled with recruits from Apple Inc. Show More Summary
Stephen Nellis and Dan Levine, reporting for Reuters: iPhone app purchasers may sue Apple Inc over allegations that the company monopolized the market for iPhone apps by not allowing users to purchase them outside the App Store, leading to higher prices, a U.S. Show More Summary
David Smith: I have a knack for remembering audio. I’m awful at remembering names and faces, but if I hear something I can often recall it later. This has manifested itself as a bit of a party trick for he podcasts I listen to, where...Show More Summary
Chris Lattner on Ted Kremenek, his replacement as project lead on Apple’s Swift team: One thing that I don’t think is fully appreciated by the community: Ted has been one of the quiet but incredible masterminds behind Swift (and Clang, and the Clang Static Analyzer) for many years. Show More Summary
Consumer Reports: New Apple software fixes a battery issue found in CR tests. The software, now in beta, will be part of a broad update soon. This makes it sound like CR found a problem with the batteries. They didn’t. They found a bug in a Safari developer mode. Show More Summary
Matthew Yglesias, writing for Vox: Allegations now floating around range from the salacious (Russia has Trump sex tapes made at the Ritz-Carlton in Moscow) to the serious (using intermediaries, Trump and Russia agreed to an explicit quid pro quo in which Russia would give him electoral help and in exchange he would shift US foreign policy). Show More Summary
Maureen Dowd: He recalls a story from his and Mr. Musk’s PayPal days, when Mr. Musk joined the engineering team’s poker game and bet everything on every hand, admitting only afterward that it was his first time playing poker. Then there...Show More Summary
Dan Provost: The math works out perfectly. This new 10.5” iPad would have the exact same resolution as the 12.9” iPad Pro (2732?×?2048), but the same pixel density of the iPad mini (326 ppi instead of 264 ppi). Crunch the numbers, do...Show More Summary
Ben Fritz, Tripp Mickle, and Hannah Karp, reporting for the WSJ: Apple Inc. is planning to build a significant new business in original television shows and movies, according to people familiar with the matter, a move that could make...Show More Summary
Sal Soghoian, writing for MacStories (there’s a byline I never expected to write — it’s going to take a while to get used to Sal as a civilian): Here’s a thought experiment. Let’s imagine that Apple decided to combine their engineering...Show More Summary
Hey, I made a YouTube video.
I made a YouTube video: ?