Report: UK spies captured millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – U.K. intelligence agency GCHQ captured and stored still webcam images of millions of Yahoo users including substantial quantities of sexually explicit material, the Guardian newspaper reported…

‘Godzilla’ movie trailer shows Bryan Cranston, but no monster – Reality TV World

‘Godzilla‘ movie trailer shows Bryan Cranston, but no monsterReality TV World‘Godzilla‘ movie trailer shows Bryan Cranston, but no monster. UPI News Service, 02/25/2014. Bryan Cranston stars as a worried scientist…

Florida businesses can demand your social media logins. Should that be legal? – Orlando Sentinel (blog)

Florida businesses can demand your social media logins. Should that be legal?Orlando Sentinel (blog)Some Florida lawmakers think so, and are advancing a measure that tries to ban employers from requiring…

Metro Officials Say ‘Jamzilla’ Has Been Tame So Far – CBS Local

Metro Officials Say ‘Jamzilla’ Has Been Tame So FarCBS Local“The construction is on schedule and the traffic is manageable,” said Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman Dave Sotero on…

Kickstarter hacked, user names and encrypted passwords accessed – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – The crowdfunding website Kickstarter said Saturday it had been hacked and that user names, encrypted passwords and other data had been accessed. Kickstarter said it was…

Facebook sees apps in its future … lots of apps – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Imagine using a separate Facebook app just for sharing status updates with your closest friends, or maybe co-workers. In the next few years, such an app…

How about them apples: Google and Samsung ink patent deal – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Google and Samsung have signed a “global patent cross-license agreement” that covers the companies’ existing patents and future ones over the next 10 years. In a…

Microsoft rolls out Surface Pro 2 firmware fix – CNET Australia

CNET AustraliaNic Healey can usually be found on a couch muttering about aspect ratios and 7.1 channel sound – which is helpful given that he’s the home entertainment guy at…

Six more US retailers hit by Target-like hacks – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Cybercriminals have stolen payment card data from six more U.S. retailers using similar point-of-sale malware that compromised Target, a computer crime intelligence company said Friday. The…

Intel’s smallest computer to power wearable devices – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Intel hopes a new mini-computer the size of an SD card will drive growth for it in the wearables market. Edison is Intel’s smallest computer and…

Nvidia’s 192-core Tegra K1 brings console graphics to mobile – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Nvidia showed off its new Tegra K1 graphics processor, which packs 192 GPU cores onto a single chip and promises to bring console-class graphics to smartphones…

Bangladesh elections: Voters stay away as violence mars polling; 6 killed – Indian Express

Indian ExpressExpress News Service : Dhaka/ New Delhi, Sun Jan 05 2014, 14:07 hrs Small Large Print. Bangladesh Bangladeshi election officials check ballot papers and other election materials at a…

Know My App website by CTIA shows how much data your favorite apps consume – Android Community

Android CommunityThere is no doubt that mobile data usage is growing at a rapid pace, but users who are still adjusting to the trend my not be fully aware of…

‘Out of the Furnace’ review: overheated – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleWoody Harrelson lights his cigarette with a blowtorch in “Out of the Furnace,” so he’s clearly not a nice guy. He also has vividly messed-up teeth – not…

Salesforce.com completes hackathon review, awards second $1Mprize – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Salesforce.com has completed a review of the judging process for the hackathon it held at last month’s Dreamforce conference, and as a result it will award…

Apple buys Topsy for at least $200M to get deep access to Twitter, report says – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Apple has acquired Topsy, a social media analytics company that analyzes a range of data from Twitter, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Apple paid…

Chris Stevens, Late Ambassador To Libya, Rejected Benghazi Security

Benghazi Security improvements didn’t come because Chris Stevens, U.S. Ambassador To Libya, rejected them. That’s the latest Benghazi controversy-related news coming from U.S. Government Officials as told to McClachy News…

Sanjiv Handa, Oakland Journalist, Died One Year Ago On December 28th 2011

On December 28th 2011, Sanjiv Handa, a friend of mine, passed away of a heart attack. It’s now one year later (time flies) and Sanjiv was the person who kept…

Sanjiv Handa Memorial Saturday, 11 AM In Fremont, CA

East Bay News Service journalist and friend Sanjiv Handa passed away due to causes not yet officially known on Tuesday. His family is holding a memorial service this Saturday morning…

Sanjiv Handa: A Rememberance With Anger

[caption id="attachment_14777" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sanjiv Handa"][/caption]Sanjiv Handa, RP? Still can't believe it. It's a good idea to blog to get out of my head the idea that in my reality Sanjiv Handa, Oakland's Gargoyle - hea...

Sanjiv Handa: In His Absence, Celebrate Caring About Oakland

Sanjiv Handa, RP? Still can’t believe it. It’s a good idea to blog to get out of my head the idea that in my reality Sanjiv Handa, Oakland’s Gargoyle –…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Recall Effort Gains $100,000

The latest news in the Occupy Oakland constellation of information is the effort to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. According to an email from a source, Sanjiv Handa, East Bay…