Thursday, November 15, 2007

Microsoft exec calls XP hack 'frightening' | Tech News on ZDNet

In a matter of minutes, e-crime experts hack into a Windows XP computer that is unprotected and connected to an unsecured wireless network.

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Thursday, November 08, 2007

Clueless flight attendant to passenger: "Turn off that iPhone movie NOW!"

An ATA Airlines flight attendant tried to get a passengerto turn off his iPhone because, well, cell phones are not allowed to be used in flight and he was watching a movie on his iPhone. The passenger, who we know as Casey, tried to explain to the flight attendant that the iPhone was in Airplane mode. The passenger was briefly detained in Hawaii

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Maybe Google should fear Facebook's ad system

Facebook rolled out its ad system and blurs the line between content and marketing quite a bit. It’s a bizarre world where you can count Coca-Cola–or some other Facebook partner–as “friend.” (I've been friends with Nike for years.. among other myspace advertisers.)

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Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Nokia says door open to Google alliance

Nokia would not rule out taking part in Google Inc's new mobile software alliance, which is seen rivaling Nokia's own plans, a spokesman for the world's top mobile phone maker said on Tuesday.

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Google introduces Android and the Open Handset Alliance

Google announced today in a press release their vision of an open handset along with a list of companies who are part of the alliance. These companies include everything from carriers to phone manufacturers that are all working towards the same common goal — to revolutionize this industry.

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