After stealing pictures of nude celebrities from Apple’s iCloud accounts, hackers are now using a botnet – Kelihos botnet – to send their victims emails, purportedly from Apple, asking them for ID information to address alleged iTunes purchases .
Australian scientists developing power cells that can be printed on plastic say they are close to making printable solar panels available for market. The team, which includes chemists, physicists and engineers, hopes to see printed solar panels used for low-power applications within a few years.
The California chapter of the National Federation of the Blind filed a civil right suit against Uber, saying the app-based ride-sharing service refused to give a ride to a blind customer who summoned it and allegedly left blind travelers out in extreme weather conditions while charging them cancellation fees.
At Apple’s event Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook appeared to distinguish himself from his predecessor Steve Jobs. While Jobs linked his Apple to liberal arts, Cook seemed to forge new paths between the tech giant and the fashion and banking industries.
Aside from the video presentation models, not a single woman showed up among Apple’s featured speakers during Tuesday’s event to announce its latest products, despite the company’s declared efforts to increase diversity.
Facebook is experimenting with a pilot feature that will allow iOS users to schedule the deletion of their posts. Early indicators suggest Facebook is allowing users somewhere between one hour to seven days to schedule their posts to self-destruct and disappear from view.