HBO: Soon To Be Available Without A Stupid Premium Cable Package

From Re/Code: Speaking at the Time Warner Inc. Investor Meeting today, Richard Plepler, chairman and CEO, HBO, announced that the company will offer a stand-alone HBO streaming service in 2015.  Following a portion of his presentation focused on HBO’s domestic business, during which he cited significant growth opportunities inside the pay-TV universe, Plepler then turned […]

The Keynote We Needed: WWDC 2014

As you’re likely aware, Apple held their annual keynote at their World-Wide Developer Conference, 1 during which they announced updates to OS X and iOS, all of which look rad and I’m super-excited for. 2 The most important part of the keynote, however, wasn’t any of the announcements that they made, but in the way […]

“Smart” Money on BlackBerry

From The Boy Genius Report: Despite a sharp downward turn on Friday, BlackBerry shares were still up more than 36% year-to-date at the time of this writing, while Google shares have gained nearly 9% year-to-date. Microsoft is up about 2% after Friday’s gains and Apple shares have fallen about 6% since the start of the […]

Apple iCloud Keychain Sync Security

Rich Mogull gives you way more information on iCloud Keychain security than you probably ever wanted to know. From TidBITS: For security professionals like myself, this is like waking up and finding a pot of gold sitting on my keyboard. Along with some of the most impressive security I’ve ever seen, Apple has provided a […]

Joyous Holiday Season Shipping: Ho, Ho, Oh Crap

One of the fun stories coming out of the Joyous Holiday Season was the number of packages that were guaranteed to be delivered by Christmas that, you know, weren’t. From The Wall Street Journal: The bottleneck was largely in UPS’s air business, which retailers leaned on heavily in the past week as they scrambled to […]

Guess Who Was The Target of a Security Breach?

Spoiler: It was Target. See what I did there? 1 From The New York Times: Target’s announcement came one day after a security blogger, Brian Krebs, first reported the breach. In a statement, Target confirmed that criminals gained access to its customer information on Nov. 27 — the day before Thanksgiving and just ahead of […]