John Paczkowski

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iOS Flaw Allows Developers Access to User Photos

A vulnerability in Apple’s iOS operating systems may be allowing some apps to access consumers’ photos and videos and associated location data. First reported by 9to5Mac, the loophole was recently examined by the New York Times, which confirmed that by allowing an iOS app access to location information, that app can then copy a user’s entire photo library — without any further notification or warning. Apple is reportedly at work on a fix.


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