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Articles tagged with: transparency

Obama Plans Cyber Attacks, While 62K Logins Are Leaked

President Obama has signed executive orders that outline how far the U.S. military can go with cyber attacks. The Obama administration believe that the current cyber attacks are just one step away from being full blown attacks and outline the current state of affairs of American cyber security.

Obama plans on using cyber attacks in the Middle East both for offensive and defensive measures, such as unleashing a virus on the enemy’s network or taking down the entire network.

A Facebook Music Dashboard On The Way?

There are rumors that Facebook is working on a music “dashboard”, a tab in the home page that allows for music streaming services. Although I don’t know how this will fare against signing directly into Pandora, I do have to commend the social media platform for finding another way to keep users tuned in.

The music will be available in the aforementioned tab on the left-hand side of Facebook’s home page, leading to music-streaming services such as Spotify.

Schmidt, Stop Hitting Yourself, We Love Google

Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, claims that Google knew how to do search, enterprise applications, and ‘mobile’, but could never figure out how to create a successful social network like Facebook. Schmidt believes that Facebook has created a fundamental service as it has shown people for their true colors (something that was previously not found anywhere on the Internet).

Where anonymity is usually stressed all over the web, through the use of screen names and avatars, Facebook forces users to sign up with their real names. On a typical Facebook profile, you can see a person’s full name, photo, and some brief information.

Samsung Transparent Notebook Prototype Revealed

At the Consumer Electronics Show, a 14 inch Samsung notebook prototype is shown with a Transparent OLED. The screen can be made transparent up to 40% when the screen is turned off. Samsung announced that they intent to use the same technology with their MP3 players and…