Tech News – May 31st 2012 to June 2nd 2012
Tech news – May 31st 2012 to June 2nd 2012:
- Twitter Dynamos, Offering Word of God’s Love –
- By AMY O’LEARYTwitter is courting Christian evangelical leaders, who have found the network to be surprisingly effective for building influence and spreading inspiration far and wide.
- GOOD magazine lays off most of its editorial staffers | Poynter. –
- Andrew BeaujonThursday night GOOD Magazine had a launch party for its newest issue. On Friday it laid off most of its editorial staff, according to multiple sources. At least some of the layoffs occurred at the magazine’s Los Angeles headquarters.… Read more
- After Years Of Flirting, Facebook And Apple Set To Achieve Relationship Status In iOS 6 | TechCrunch –
- Mg SieglerThere’s been a lot of flirting going on in recent months between Apple and Facebook. In February, Apple CEO Tim Cook told a group of investors that Facebook was “the one company that is closest to being like Apple”. Last week, Apple did a big App Store promotion for Facebook’s new Camera app, and clearly knew about it well beforehand. Then, of course, there were Cook’s comments at the D10 conference earlier this week. ”Facebook is a great company.” “And the relationship is solid.” Not to mention show all text
- On Facebook, ‘Likes’ Become Ads –
- By SOMINI SENGUPTAMany companies pay Facebook to generate ads when users click to “like” their brands or reference them in some other way.
- Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran –
- By DAVID E. SANGEREven after the Stuxnet computer worm became public, President Obama accelerated cyberattacks against Iran that had begun in the Bush administration, temporarily disabling 1,000 centrifuges.
- Coding Horror: How to Stop Sucking and Be Awesome Instead –
I've been fortunate to have some measure of success in my life, primarily through this very blog over the last eight years, and in creating Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange over the last four years. With the birth of our twin girls, I've had a few months to pause and reflect on those experiences. What did I do right? What did I do wrong? How would I do things differently next time? What advice should I give other people based on my own life experiences?
The short answer is that I wouldn't.
The… show all text
- Is Facebook Down? Yes For Some. Site Outages Lasted Over Two Hours | TechCrunch –
- Josh Constine“Let me tell you the difference between Facebook and everyone else, we don’t crash EVER!” – ‘Mark Zuckerberg’, The Social Network. Not quite. Facebook has been offline or slow to load for some users around the world for over two hours. Reports started flooding in to Twitter at roughly 4:26pm PST today with many users quipping that “Facebook is down. Just like its stock price.”
Despite some who lost service regaining it temporarily, two hours in DownForEveryoneOrJustMe confirms the outage contin… show all text
- In Ad Network Nightmare, Microsoft Making ‘Do Not Track’ Default for IE 10 | Threat Level | Wired.com –
- Ryan SingelMicrosoft announced Thursday that the next version of its browser, IE 10, will ship with the controversial “Do Not Track” feature turned on by default, a first among major browsers, creating a potential threat to online advertising giants.
That includes one of Microsoft’s chief rivals — Google.
The change could also threaten the still-nascent privacy standard, and prompt an ad industry revolt against it.
Do Not Track doesn’t attempt to block cookies — instead it sends a message to every website… show all text
- Delivering the Windows 8 Release Preview – Building Windows 8 – Site Home – MSDN Blogs –
- The Most Magical Event in Twitter History Just Happened –
- Sam BiddleDrake is a stellar 25 year old Canadian rapper, who enjoys things like wine spritzers and $6,000 socks. T. Boone Pickens is an old white Texan oil billionaire, like something from a cartoon. Twitter just made their worlds crash. More »