Home Depot was innocent after all, they followed industry best practices for securing your personal credit card information but what caused them to et hacked was yet another security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows operating system. How many breaking over how many decades will it take before these corporation finally learn that […]
Windows RT has such terrible security that once again a major US Retailer, Kmart, has been hacked and had their credit card systems compromised. The company is not saying how many credit cards were compromised nor what personal information from their customer’s accounts was taken, because they just don’t know or […]
Dairy Queen is the latest company to get hit by the Windows malware known as “Backoff” that steals your credit card data from credit card terminals used at millions of stores nationwide. This vulnerability is due to a well known security flaw in the Windows RT operating system (Windows XP for […]
In a humiliating nod to Apple, Microsoft has finally released Word, Excel and Powerpoint for Apple’s iPad1 , albeit four years too late to have any actual impact. To make maters worse, Microsoft has crippled these versions so you pretty much have to pay $99 each if you actually want to […]
Tim Cook, Apple
Write this down, this is a historic moment, we just passed the point were Apple outsold Microsoft. In the eighties the dogma was that everyone should standardize on Microsoft because they had a larger market share than Apple and was the De Facto standard. So now that the tables […]
Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
The tradition in large corporations when buying computers is not to try and figure what works best for their employees. 99% of the time the actual decision is actually made by dark focus in the back room of accounting departments by CPAs who have no qualifications to […]
Microsoft vs Android
“This is going to have effects a lot further than just Motorola v. Microsoft: it could be crucial in the ongoing Samsung Apple battle,” Tim Worstall reports for Forbes.
Bill Gate at Zune launch party
Microsoft announced via their Zune website that Zune hardware is dead:
Ballmer, Microsoft CEO with Windows Phone 7
Google has made public statements expressing its anger at Microsoft for siding with Samsung, by sharing their patents. Its funny that Google made similar noises against
Microsoft appears to be caught lying. Again. After testifying to Congress that Windows phone 7 absolutely does not spy on its users, security researcher Rafael Rivera reports from his blog that he has observed Windows Phone 7 sending private data to several Microsoft sites, without user permission or knowledge.