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

Check out Black Friday deals on hot tech products  —  Look out for 1,000 Windows 10 deals at just 10 cents, Xbox One at $299 and more.
Federal Insecurity  —  The number of security incidents impacting Federal agencies has grown from 5,503 in 2006 to 67,168 in 2014 — a massive 1121% increase in 8 years — what can be done?
What consumers have to say about Bitcoin, P2P, social spending and more  —  We asked 7000 digital consumers how they expect to pay for digital goods & services in the future.  The results are in.
Upload Web Receipts for scanning with the new Google Chrome add-on  —  Remember the days of keeping receipts in a shoebox?  Sure, you had them all in one place, but they weren't organized, they weren't sorted …
The Dream That Changed The Oracle Employer Brand  —  Learn how Oracle turned into a magnetic employer brand through social recruiting and a strategy that produced agency-like results with an in-house team.

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