With the recent breach of the PSN network by unknown assailants tensions have been high between PSN members and Sony. Now rumors have arisen on Twitter that those stolen 2.2 million possible accounts may be up for sale somewhere on the internet. The information up for sale includes First Name, Last Name, Address, Zip, Country, Phone, Email, Password, Date of Birth, Credit Card Number, expiration date, and CVV2 number. All of the information necessary to make fraudulent charges to users bank accounts and credit cards.read more
Apple has been long rumored to be working on a cloud based music service for future implementation on their devices. A source familiar with the company has indicated that Apple has bought the iCloud.com domain name from Xcerion. The domain was sold to apple for a mere $4.5 million. Xcerion has recently renamed from iCloud.com to CloudMe.com which reportedly changed because of the purchase. The iCloud domain name had served as a storage in the cloud service.read more
The popular social bookmark platform Delicious has just been acquired by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. The site was originally operated by Yahoo! and will continue to be until approximately July according to their blog post. AVOS will now be the parent company of Delicious which is owned by Hurley and Chen.
“We’re excited to work with this fantastic community and take Delicious to the next level,” said Chad Hurley, CEO of AVOS. “We see a tremendous opportunity to simplify the way users save and share content they discover anywhere on the web.”
New innovations are promised in the next year from Delicious and AVOS to help with information management at Delicious. Check out the full press release inside.read more
Phil Schiller and Steve Jobs in a recent interview had the following to say about the construction of the White iPhone.
“It was challenging. It’s not as simple as making something white. There’s a lot more that goes into both the material science of it–how it holds up over time…but also in how it all works with the sensors.” -Phil Schiller
“We obviously think about this in a generic way because you have a white iPad.” – Steve Jobs
Jobs also noted that during the research and construction of the White iPhone, it has greatly benefited the company. I would assume that it will help create more innovative products in the future and probably helped with the construction of the White iPad. Tomorrow we will see if all of the hard work that Apple put into the White iPhone actually pays off.read more
Apple has finally announced officially that the White iPhone 4 will launch tomorrow April 28th. After numerous rumors and speculation about dates, we weren’t really that far off. We had initially predicted that the phone would release today 4/27 but the announcement happened today and release tomorrow. The phone was originally delayed due to difficulties color matching the white glass panel with the home button which has now been solved. No new features have been added to the White iPhone 4, the only changes to the phone are cosmetic. Read inside for the full press release.read more