John Paczkowski

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OS X Leopard, Tiger Treated for Feline Distemper

Apple’s latest security updates include so many fixes that you might mistake them for a Windows Service Pack.

Among the 25 issues repaired in Leopard 10.5.1: a major one that resulted in a “potential data loss issue when moving files across partitions in the Finder” as well as other problems with Time Machine, Firewall, Back to My Mac, Airport and Mail.

The release of OS X 10.5.1 follows hot on the heels of OS X 10.4.11, Apple’s 11th and likely final update to Leopard’s predecessor, Tiger, which patched 41 vulnerabilities in the OS.

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