Sunday, April 25, 2010

Cops reportedly investigating case of lost iPhone 4G (Ben Patterson)

Ben Patterson - If you're the guy who sold Gizmodo the lost iPhone 4G prototype that made headlines this week, now might be a good time to lawyer up.
Microsoft Office 2010 arrives soon [updated post]
(Christopher Null)
Christopher Null - Chances are, you're still using Office 2003 or earlier, but get ready for the next gen: Microsoft Office 2010 is coming, and sooner than you might think.
Talk about an overshare: Blippy exposes credit card numbers
(Ben Patterson)
Ben Patterson - Back in January, I blogged about a social networking startup that lets you share your credit card transactions — all of them, if you're game — with the world. My big question at the time: Is Blippy taking Web transparency too far? Well, with the revelation that at least four Blippy users' credit card numbers are easily accessible via Google, looks like the answer is a resounding yes.
Is the iPad leading to e-book piracy?
(Christopher Null)
Christopher Null - The launch of the iPad may have had unintended consequences. The platform, positioned as an alternative to the Amazon Kindle and other e-book readers, may be encouraging piracy of those e-books.