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  • A look inside the hacker networks dealing in stolen celebrity data (Nik Cubrilovic/New Web Order)

    2 September 2014, 7:36 pm

    Nik Cubrilovic / New Web Order:A look inside the hacker networks dealing in stolen celebrity data  —  Notes on the Celebrity Data Theft  —  An interesting aspect of information security is how periodically it collides with other industries and…
  • Greg Wyler, satellite executive and founder of 03b Networks, has abruptly left Google (Jessica E.…

    2 September 2014, 7:30 pm

    Jessica E. Lessin / The Information:Greg Wyler, satellite executive and founder of 03b Networks, has abruptly left Google  —  Abrupt Exit for Google Satellite Exec  —  One of the leaders of Google's effort to build a constellation of Internet-beaming…
  • Drug Market 'Agora' Replaces the Silk Road as King of the Dark Net (Andy Greenberg/Wired)

    2 September 2014, 7:05 pm

    Andy Greenberg / Wired:Drug Market ‘Agora’ Replaces the Silk Road as King of the Dark Net  —  For two and a half years, the Dread Pirate Roberts and his Silk Road black market ruled the Dark Web.  But last year's FBI's takedown of that narcotics…
  • Office for iPad adds monthly in-app subscriptions; $6.99/month for Office 365 Personal, $9.99/month…

    2 September 2014, 6:30 pm

    Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:Office for iPad adds monthly in-app subscriptions; $6.99/month for Office 365 Personal, $9.99/month for Office 365 Home  —  Microsoft adds monthly in-app subscription option to Office for iPad  —  Summary: Microsoft Office for…
  • Veritas Capital Agrees to Acquire BeyondTrust for $310 Million (Alex Sherman/Bloomberg)

    2 September 2014, 6:15 pm

    Alex Sherman / Bloomberg:Veritas Capital Agrees to Acquire BeyondTrust for $310 Million  —  Veritas Capital, the New York-based private-equity firm that targets companies providing government services, has agreed to buy BeyondTrust Software Inc. for $310…
  • Concur shares soar amid reports of potential sale to SAP, Oracle (Taylor Soper/GeekWire)

    2 September 2014, 6:10 pm

    Taylor Soper / GeekWire:Concur shares soar amid reports of potential sale to SAP, Oracle  —  Shares of Concur are up nearly 16 percent in after-hours trading following a report from Bloomberg noting the company's interest in a potential sale.  Bloomberg…
  • Nigeria launches national biometric ID card with payment functionality by Mastercard (BBC)

    2 September 2014, 5:55 pm

    BBC:Nigeria launches national biometric ID card with payment functionality by Mastercard  —  Nigeria launches national electronic ID cards  —  Nigeria's president has formally launched a national electronic identity card, which all Nigerians will have…
  • iCloud Isn't Safe, Because Everyone's a Target and Apple Doesn't Care (Sam Biddle/Valleywag)

    2 September 2014, 5:40 pm

    Sam Biddle / Valleywag:iCloud Isn't Safe, Because Everyone's a Target and Apple Doesn't Care  —  Two years ago ago, tech writer Mat Honan wrote a blockbuster story for Wired, describing how a child got into his iCloud account and briefly ruined his life. …
  • Euro Facebook Users Can Use Tag Suggest, For Photos Of U.S. Friends Who Have It Enabled (Ingrid…

    2 September 2014, 5:00 pm

    Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Euro Facebook Users Can Use Tag Suggest, For Photos Of U.S. Friends Who Have It Enabled  —  In 2012, Facebook came under fire from privacy advocates and eventually turned off all facial recognition services in the EU, which…
  • AOL's Brand CEO Susan Lyne Stepping Down to Run Women-Focused Fund for Company (Kara…

    2 September 2014, 4:25 pm

    Kara Swisher / Re/code:AOL's Brand CEO Susan Lyne Stepping Down to Run Women-Focused Fund for Company  —  Susan Lyne, the longtime media exec who has been CEO of AOL's brand group from early 2013, is stepping down from that role to run a venture fund…
  • Apple denies iCloud was breached, claims Find my iPhone not involved in photo theft incident (Jacob…

    2 September 2014, 3:50 pm

    Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:Apple denies iCloud was breached, claims Find my iPhone not involved in photo theft incident  —  Apple denies iCloud breach in celebrity nude photo hack  —  Apple says that the mass theft of nude celebrity photos that were…
  • Celebrity photo theft was a "very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions"…

    2 September 2014, 3:50 pm

    Apple:Celebrity photo theft was a “very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions”  —  Update to Celebrity Photo Investigation  —  We wanted to provide an update to our investigation into the theft of photos of certain…
  • Google rebrands its enterprise business services as Google for Work (Roberto Baldwin/The Next Web)

    2 September 2014, 3:30 pm

    Roberto Baldwin / The Next Web:Google rebrands its enterprise business services as Google for Work  —  Google has cast aside the stodgy “enterprise” label that has, until now, described its business offerings in favor of a new name, Google for Work. …
  • As IRS pushes to tax employer-provided meals, tech companies look to "convenience" exception (Mark…

    2 September 2014, 3:20 pm

    Mark Maremont / Wall Street Journal:As IRS pushes to tax employer-provided meals, tech companies look to “convenience” exception  —  Silicon Valley Cafeterias Whet Appetite of IRS  —  Free, Employer-Provided Meals Are Viewed as a Taxable Fringe…
  • Google's Android Wear to support Bluetooth headsets, GPS, and third party watch faces (Richard…

    2 September 2014, 3:05 pm

    Richard Nieva / CNET:Google's Android Wear to support Bluetooth headsets, GPS, and third party watch faces  —  Google says Android Wear about to get even smarter (Q&A)  —  The search giant hasn't said much about its OS for wearable devices since a demo…

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