Ford Sync One-Ups GM’s OnStar

Ford Sync One-Ups GM’s OnStar VisiCalc was the killer app which brought Apple to the forefront early on in the computer wars.  Some have said that “Angry Birds” has been one of the reasons smart-phones and tablets have been so successful.  Now manufacturers and...

Hacking World Moves into Celebrity Nudes

Hacking World Moves into Celebrity Nudes The FBI has confirmed that it’s investigating claims by at least three young celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis, and singer Justin Timberlake, that their phones have been hacked.  Turns out that smart phones aren’t too...

Black Hat and Def Con Expose Serious Security Issues

Black Hat and Def Con Expose Serious Security Issues This time every year, the world’s largest hacker convention convenes in Las Vegas.  Hundreds of network security professionals, both “White Hat” and “Black Hat“, discuss security vulnerabilities which can be used to...

Google Steps Up Cell Phone Game

Google Steps Up Cell Phone Game Google‘s $12.5 Billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility gives it the opportunity to truly own two markets that it’s been pursuing heavily, Cell Phones and set-top Boxes. After the failure of its Nexus phones to build a real market,...