John Paczkowski

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42 Percent of Fixes in Latest Mac OS X Update Flash-Related

Of the 131 vulnerabilities repaired in Mac OS X 10.6.5, Apple’s latest update to its Mac operating system, 55 were related to Flash.

That’s about 42 percent.

What was it Steve Jobs said in his “Thoughts on Flash” essay? “Perhaps Adobe should focus more on creating great HTML5 tools for the future.”

Obligatory Flash bitch session begins in 3…2…1…

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[Image credit: Pie chart by AppleInsider]


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik