Apple has revised their App Store terms, now these apps cannot contain any links, like to send users to a web page to then make a purchase outside the i-app. All sales from within the i-app mean 30% to Apple.
Companies like Kobo and the Wall Street Journal have refused to accept the new...Read more.. . ..
Last night I received a "google+ link", something about a conversation etc etc.. I was assuming that even though I don't have a google account I could probably read and maybe even participate in the conversation. Not. I was obnoxiously invited to create a gaccount.
This morning I follo...Read more.. . ..
Recently Microsoft bought Skype and then Skype started to break down and have many little issues here and there. Of course the expected result has been confirmed in the FSF's latest mail.Skype has been in the news a lot lately: Microsoft agreed to buy the company, their network has... Read more.. . ..
I am guessing that it is Google that introduced the idea of changing their site's presentation according to various events (I can be wrong of course). Today, Father's Day (if it weren't for search engines I wouldn't know this kind of thing) is no exception and I just noticed something funny.... Read more.. . ..
Lulz is everywhere and suddenly. They appear to have attacked (by cyber means) half of the Internets, so far only parts of the bad half have been hit. Some say this is a fork of Anonymous, the group that isn't really a group. Others even suspect they could be an undercover group of government ag...Read more.. . ..
Spain has arrested 3 guys who they believe were part of the PlayStation network outage. Hackers aren't supposed to be in prison, they should be in front of a computer playing with code and publishing papers and stuff. Participating in making the collective brain smarter... . Of course most humans...Read more.. . ..
The U.S. government has declared that hacking can now to be considered an act of war in certain circumstances. Until now when someone hacked into a system they could eventually be traced and get some fine or even prison time and such. Now if it's an act of war, well, I guess they consider they c...Read more.. . ..
I don't use FTP anymore to transfer files.. However today I *had* to. This is the day I realise that I still haven't found the perfect FTP client.
The LFTP problem:
Don't get me wrong, I like this program, however it's when I need to "get" recursively that I start to have to...Read more.. . ..
Microsoft has purchased Skype. Now I'm wondering what is going to happen to this software. I know its never been Free Software, however in it's early days it was directly available for GNU/Linux at a time where most other software vendors would not consider platforms other than windows and macos...Read more.. . ..
I don't even know how to go about writing about this.. So the Internet used to be a place where physical location did not matter.. Then websites started to deny access depending on your IP's declared physical location... .
Innovation being a part of the Internet, it seems that we may so...Read more.. . ..
Lately Sony's Playstation network has been totally compromised and has been down for I don't even know how long and seems wont be back up until next summer or something.
The reason for the outage has changed since it all started, first it was hacked by Anonymous, then it was down becaus...Read more.. . ..
Humble Bundle is back and it's cooler than ever (because it's frozen). The idea is:
- Pay what you want
- Support charity
- DRM free
The really cool part is that it will run on the operating system that reasonable people prefer, GNU/Linux. The gam...Read more.. . ..