Quotes from the news wire:
The new Surface bothers me because it [ goes ] after Microsoft’s partners' business, it's aimed directly at the sweet spot on the product spectrum, the place where OEMs [ PC makers ] can still make money. Meanwhile, Microsoft doesn't really take care of end customers and still needs the OEMs to get to market.
This seems to be a case of Facebook's wanting to slow the momentum of a smaller rival by adopting its core functionality. But you could argue that Snapchat didn't really have much intellectual property in the first place. It was more of a design idea: create a means to send photos with a timer on them.
Internet protocol was designed to be highly robust and decentralized, there are a few big ‘trunks,’ huge fiber-optic cables that run undersea and carry much of the traffic from, say, the U.S. to Japan, but there are multiples of most of those and other routes, like satellite, even if they all go out.
Security at AOL and other networks is reasonable, but weak passwords can always be cracked, and password recovery schemes are typically based on information about people stored from questions like' What was the name of your first pet ?' the CIA director was just plain stupid to use a common service like AOL for sensitive communications.He really should have known better.
Endpoint Technologies ' Kay want to have just one or two individuals responsible for the account, they should be named individuals, so that if there’s a problem, Roger Kay can go to those people. Tim Junio, a cybersecurity fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, also highlighted the risks posed by weak passwords.