Archive for October, 2014

At the Code/Mobile conference last week, the speaker lineup included two self-made stars who have built their personal brands to translate across many mediums: Kim Kardashian West and Michelle Phan. While Kardashian West is better known, the deliberateness and effectiveness of Phan — who first rose to fame making make-up tutorial videos on YouTube — is pretty stunning. Continue reading

Photo: Virgin Galactic is reporting its SpaceShipTwo suborbital rocket plane experienced an “in-flight anomaly” on a powered test flight over California’s Mojave Desert on Friday:

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane crashed during a powered test flight over California’s Mojave Desert on Friday, leaving one pilot dead and another seriously injured, according to news reports. Continue reading

In August 1996, 82-year-old Nuccio Bertone came home from a holiday in the south of Italy feeling poorly. Six months later, on February 26, 1997, he was gone. The man who had transformed his father’s unnotable coachbuilding shop into one of the world’s most respected automotive design houses, with a factory in Grugliasco capable of producing 70,000 cars per year, had died 11 days before the Geneva Motor Show. Continue reading

Security researcher Mordechai Guri with the guidance of Prof. Yuval Elovici from the cyber security labs at Ben-Gurion University in Israel presented at MALCON 2014 a breakthrough method (“AirHopper) for leaking data from an isolated computer to a mobile phone without the presence of a network. Continue reading


Today we are announcing the new Outlook for the Mac, which delivers improved performance and reliability and a fresh look and feel that is unmistakably Microsoft Office. This release offers a more familiar and consistent experience between Outlook on the PC, Outlook on the web and Outlook Web App (OWA) for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Continue reading

There’s a fascinating report over on Eurogamer today about Microsoft’s potential plans for a smaller, cooler and cheaper Xbox One processor and how that could result in a thinner Xbox One “Lite” console. Continue reading

Obi Mobiles, the new kid on the smartphone block, was launched by co-founder and former Apple CEO John Sculley in Singapore on Thursday as part of the brand’s global rollout. Continue reading

Google co-founder Larry Page

Even the search engine’s original mission is not big enough for what he now has in mind Continue reading

Pangu Windows

It’s been a bit of a wait, but the wait is finally over for those of you who want the absolute simplest way to jailbreak iOS 8. Continue reading