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Apple’s OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: iMessage on Mac, Notification Center and more

Square Card Reader App Gets Top-Requested Feature: Admin Accounts & Permissions

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Today, mobile payments startup Square is rolling out what the company says is the most heavily-requested feature by its merchants to date: user permissions. What this means is that business owners will now be able to enable their staff to use Square devices to accept payments without having to provide those employees...
Square Card Reader App Gets Top-Requested Feature: Admin Accounts & Permissions

Intel demos Bluetooth-based anti-theft alarm for Ultrabooks, we go hands-on (video)

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We interrupt our wall-to-wall laptop and Windows 8 coverage to bring you some news about... chips. Specifically, Intel's latest ultra low voltage chips, and new features they'll bring to Ultrabooks, in particular. Here at Chipzilla's Computex keynote, we just got a demo of a new security feature that causes...
Intel demos Bluetooth-based anti-theft alarm for Ultrabooks, we go hands-on (video)
Lookout and T-Mobile bring you phones that will scream if lost

The Google Wallet Hack Is Not The End Of The World (Or Even NFC) As We Know It

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Stay calm and carry on, people: It's way to soon to say that NFC should stand for Now Fatally Corrupted. Yes, Google's breakthrough NFC payments app Wallet is being mentioned all over the news thanks to a flaw--it's vulnerable to a hack that gives nefarious types access to your secure...
The Google Wallet Hack Is Not The End Of The World (Or Even NFC) As We Know It

Nuance Dragon ID secures phones, tablets and PCs with your voice

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Do you wish your phone would wake up when you commanded it to, like Galaxy S III? Well, it's not gonna happen (at least not without some hacking). But, your next phone might just sport the feature, all without having to be saddled with the rest of TouchWiz. Nuance...
Nuance Dragon ID secures phones, tablets and PCs with your voice

Hate CAPTCHAs? Catcha turns website security into a game of ‘spot the cat’

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CAPTCHA is one of the most frustrating security features on the Web. Despite their best efforts to keep nasty bots from creating user accounts, post spam to forums and the like, those funny-looking letters often baffle the most keen-eyed of humans too. Catcha is a far better (and more fun)...
Hate CAPTCHAs? Catcha turns website security into a game of ‘spot the cat’

Apple is extending the sandboxing deadline to June 1st for Mac App Store developer

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Apple today announced that it would extend the deadline for developers working to abide by the new sandboxing rules for Mac App Store apps. We have extended the deadline for sandboxing your apps on the Mac App Store from March 1st to June 1st to provide you with enough time to take...
Apple is extending the sandboxing deadline to June 1st for Mac App Store developer
AMD will integrate ARM processors in its 2013 x86 APUs
Apple pushes developers to prepare for Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper security feature
Stanford researchers crack video CAPTCHA
Mozilla preparing Mac code signing for Mountain Lion’s Gatekeeper

Firefox skirts Windows security feature to make silent updates happen

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Mozilla will ship Firefox 12 on Tuesday with a key component of its years-long silent update project in place....
Firefox skirts Windows security feature to make silent updates happen

Apple's latest sandboxing deadline delay signals moving goalposts for devs

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Apple has given developers yet another few months to implement application sandboxing for OS X apps, a security feature brought over from iOS: the deadline is now June 1, 2012. While the intent of sandboxing is to prevent hacked apps from taking over a user's system, however, the sandbox...
Apple's latest sandboxing deadline delay signals moving goalposts for devs

Airbnb Buys U.K. Room Renter Crashpadder, Aziz Ansari Launches Online Comedy Show, Google Puts $5 In Your Google Wallet

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day.  Airbnb Buys U.K. Room Renter Crashpadder. Airbnb has bought its U.K. competitor Crashpadder--good timing, with just a few months to go for the London Olympics. Three-year old Crashpadder has 7,000 hosts in 100 countries. Crashpadder accounts and details...
Airbnb Buys U.K. Room Renter Crashpadder, Aziz Ansari Launches Online Comedy Show, Google Puts $5 In Your Google Wallet

AT&T, 47 other carriers vulnerable to smartphone exploit

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Smartphone users on at least 48 cellular carriers may be vulnerable to traffic hijacking and phishing attacks, according to researchers from the University of Michigan. A paper to be presented this week at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy alleges that researchers were able exploit a carrier security feature...
AT&T, 47 other carriers vulnerable to smartphone exploit
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Mountain Lion: Most Skippable OS X Upgrade Ever?

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There’s a good reason Apple let Mountain Lion out of its cage this morning with no fanfare or event. Like Lion, the improvements are minor at best and some less than useless. Lion hasn’t sold particularly well, and few of its “improvements” have caught the attention of the public, except...
Mountain Lion: Most Skippable OS X Upgrade Ever?

Hands-On With Apple’s Mountain Lion: Don’t Like Change? You’ll Love Mountain Lion

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While Microsoft is working on its most significant operating system update in recent memory, Apple just released the first developer preview of Mountain Lion, the next update to OS X. Mountain Lion is scheduled for a public release in the summer. As with Apple's Leopard to Snow Leopard update, the...
Hands-On With Apple’s Mountain Lion: Don’t Like Change? You’ll Love Mountain Lion

Apple prompts Mac developers to sign up for the Developer ID program

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Apple has sent out an email to developers that are a member of Apple’s Mac Developer program, encouraging them to sign up for a Developer ID certificate. This  certificate will enable developers to offer applications outside of the Mac App Store that will install on Macs running Apple’s new Mountain...
Apple prompts Mac developers to sign up for the Developer ID program

Apple’s Gatekeeper pushes developers toward a Mac App Store future

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Today, Apple announced Mac OS X Mountain Lion and a host of new features coming summer 2012. Even a quick look at the announcement reveals just how much the Mac is moving towards iOS — in more ways than one. Beyond the sheen of new iOS-like features, Apple announced an important...
Apple’s Gatekeeper pushes developers toward a Mac App Store future

What developers think about Apple’s new Gatekeeper feature in Mountain Lion

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With the announcement of OS X Mountain Lion today, Apple dropped a ton of cool iOS features like iMessage, Game Center, AirPlay, Notification Center and more into its desktop offering. Those are very cool, but one that is probably the most interesting to developers making apps for the Mac is something...
What developers think about Apple’s new Gatekeeper feature in Mountain Lion

Gatekeeper Already Present in OS X 10.7.3, Available for Developer Testing

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With developers needing to prepare for Apple's new Gatekeeper feature in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Apple has revealed that the functionality is already baked into OS X 10.7.3 but hidden by default. Apple has instructed developers that they can enable Gatekeeper on OS X 10.7.3 from the command line...
Gatekeeper Already Present in OS X 10.7.3, Available for Developer Testing
Mac developers: Gatekeeper is a concern, but still gives power users control

Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper to bring optional app restrictions to OS X

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The new behind-the-scenes Gatekeeper security feature in the upcoming release of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is one of the most anticipated additions to the operating system upgrade Apple unveiled on Thursday because it provides users with additional security options for installing and running third-party applications....
Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper to bring optional app restrictions to OS X

Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper to bring optional app restrictions to OS X

www.appleinsider.com
The new behind-the-scenes Gatekeeper security feature in the upcoming release of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is one of the most anticipated additions to the operating system upgrade Apple unveiled on Thursday because it provides users with additional security options for installing and running third-party applications....
Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper to bring optional app restrictions to OS X

Cody Burleson: Gmail Starts Sniffing Out Scammers

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Cody Burleson: Gmail Starts Sniffing Out Scammers

Google Apps highlights — 3/26/2010

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This is part of a regular series of Google Apps updates that we post every couple of weeks. Look for the label "Google Apps highlights" and subscribe to the series. - Ed.We've been busy over the last couple weeks launching updates to make Google Apps more useful, whether you use...
Google Apps highlights — 3/26/2010

Leave Your Car at Home and Bike to Work Today

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Leave Your Car at Home and Bike to Work Today is a post from Chris PirilloToday is National Bike to Work Day, capping off an entire week of pushing Amercians to be healthier while saving the environment from harmful gasses AND helping cut down on fuel consumption. Sounds like a...
Leave Your Car at Home and Bike to Work Today
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