The Risks of the Internet  

by posted in Community
Jun 8
2012

Liking Risk by Adam Cutler

As Carmen rightly pointed out, LinkedIn have suffered a huge leakage of more than six million user passwords, not only jeopardising security on LinkedIn but also on sites where the user has the same password (e.g. Envato). Not only leading to account security failure but also the receiving of hundreds of scam emails for most people.
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mmmmmm Cookies…  

by posted in Community
May 29
2012

Cookies by Moyan Brenn

This week Twitter stood in the spotlight because it publicly disclosed that it tracks user’s movements across the web. It claims that it uses the information to show relevant tweets to match the person’s Internet history. But being surrounded by conspiracy stories, it really poses the question “Who’s watching you online?”

At the centre of all this controversy are internet cookies.
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Is Siri Biased?  

by posted in Industry News
May 18
2012

I use Siri, but not for anything practical. I use it simply for amusement.

If you’re like me, then you may have may noticed something quite amusing. When you ask Siri, “What is the best phone ever?” it responds with “Nokia’s Lumia 900.” :)
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Bacteria Hard Drives!  

by posted in Industry News
May 14
2012

This week, teams from both the University of Leeds in the UK and the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology in Japan, have found that microbes (bacteria) could be the future in making super-fast hard drives.
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