Techmeme
July 22, 2013, 12:25 AM

Top News

Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Apple Developer Center Was Hacked; Site Remains Down While Company Overhauls Security  —  Apple's developer site was accessed by “an intruder” last Thursday, the company has disclosed, and Apple has not ruled out the possibility that developers' names, mailing addresses, and/or email addresses were compromised.
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones  —  Security researcher Karsten Nohl says some SIM cards can be compromised because of wrongly configured Java Card software and weak encryption keys Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping …
Aaron Souppouris / The Verge:
750 million phones could be vulnerable in massive SIM security flaw  —  The New York Times reports that a security researcher has found a vulnerability in the encryption used by some mobile SIM cards that could let hackers to remotely take control of a phone.
Artem Russakovskii / Android Police:
Exclusive AT&T Motorola X “Ghost” Photos Show The Phone, Benchmarks, And Pretty Much A Complete Set Of Confirmed Specs  —  We've seen numerous leaks of the Motorola X recently and even some alleged specs, but today we're going to put together what I'd argue is the most complete and confirmed spec sheet …
Justine Sharrock / BuzzFeed:
“What Is That Box?”  — When The NSA Shows Up At Your Internet Company  —  For nine months, this Utah ISP had a little black box in the corner, courtesy of the NSA.  Its owner tells his story.  When people say the feds are monitoring what people are doing online, what does that mean?  How does that work?
Ran Makavy / Facebook Newsroom:
Feature Phone Milestone: Facebook for Every Phone Reaches 100 Million  —  We are excited to announce that there are now more than 100 million people using Facebook For Every Phone each month.  —  This is an important milestone for us.  Facebook's mission is to make the world more open and connected …
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch:
Job Listing Suggests Motorola Mobility Is Starting To Focus On Wearable Tech In Earnest  —  Heads up, wearable tech aficionados: Motorola Mobility is looking to produce some new wearable gadgets and it wants some help.  The Google-owned company quietly posted a job listing yesterday looking …
Greg Sandoval / The Verge:
Aereo could win big in fee dispute between CBS and Time Warner Cable  —  TWC says if CBS stops supplying shows to its cable customers, it will recommend they try Aereo  —  Time Warner Cable says if it can't reach an agreement with CBS over the fees it pays to retransmit the network's programs …
More: New York Times, CNET and VarietyTweets: @rakeshlobster
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Dish Pulls the Plug — For Now — On NimbleTV's Web TV Service  —  NimbleTV wants to deliver pay TV, over the Web, to any device, anywhere in the world.  —  But right now the startup, which launched a trial service last summer, isn't delivering any TV anywhere.
More: The Verge
Devlin Barrett / Wall Street Journal:
Marshals Lose Track of Encrypted Radios Worth Millions  —  Loss of Equipment Could Endanger Judges, Witnesses  —  The U.S. Marshals Service has lost track of at least 2,000 encrypted two-way radios and other communication devices valued at millions of dollars, according to internal agency documents …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Kinect SDK 2.0 and new adapter kit now available  —  Read more from Technical Fellow Alex Kipman about the next chapter for Kinect.
Zoho:
Ringio helps sales teams close more deals by bringing Click To Call to Zoho CRM  —  This is a guest post by Sam Aparicio, CEO of Ringio.  —  Today we are announcing a new integration with Zoho that brings Ringio's Click To Call …
Exitround:
Lessons learned: Justin Kan & Josh Felser discuss how to build and sell a company for hundreds of millions  —  Exitround recently held an event with speakers Justin Kan and Josh Felser at 500 Startups in San Francisco.
AdExchanger:
Adelphic And Affiperf: No Cookie Targeting?  No Problem  —  Brand marketers might not be diving into mobile video advertising, yet, but they're certainly wading in.  That caution is well-founded since measurement …
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 12:25 AM ET, July 22, 2013.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Earlier Picks