Tag Archives: technology

Morning Stories (1-5-2012)

  • Dennis Berman at the Wall Street Journal discusses how algorithms and data analytics continue to shape our world, in ways we might not even expect.
  • Apple is increasing pressure on “app pirates” by sending numerous DMCA notices to Apptrackr, a website that locates cracked apps.
  • The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) has completed its transition to a cloud based email system, as part of a broader government cost savings effort to move appropriate systems to the cloud.
  • Stacey Higginbotham at GigaOM asks some crucial questions about what we want and need our elected officials to understand about technology and the Internet, a “political litmus test for tech.” In addition to Higginbotham’s questions – what do you think is important for our leaders to grasp in this area?
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Morning Stories (12-26-2011)

  • STRATFOR, a private intelligence firm, announced over the weekend it had suffered a data breach. Member credit card numbers and massive amounts of emails were accessed. DataBreach.net provides a brief rundown.
  • Public outcry over GoDaddy’s support of SOPA has led the company to change its position on the legislation.
  • Apple has provided its users with a comprehensive guide for which types of purchased media users will be able to “redownload” in their respective countries. The document can be viewed here.
  • Bevil Wooding CircleID discusses the five major tech issues facing emerging markets in 2012.
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