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iPhone SSH client roundup

iPhone SSH client roundup

Considering an iPhone but not sure if you can live without SSH in your pocket? Have no fear! Hot off the press is this review of four SSH clients for the iPhone: iSSH, pTerm, TouchTerm, and SSH. All four clients have their strengths and weaknesses, and iSSH seems to be the best option so far. Although each of these is an early release, and [...]

America’s top export in 2011 was… fuel?

America’s top export in 2011 was… fuel?

Fuel is now the top U.S. export. The Associated Press reports that America is on pace to ship out more gasoline, diesel and jet fuel than anything else in 2011. (Aircraft, motor vehicles, vacuum tubes and telecom equipment were next on the list of top exports.) Granted, this is only for refined petroleum products — and those exports are still [...]

Inside the Apple archives at Stanford Libraries

In 1997, Apple gifted the Stanford University Libraries its historical collections of paperwork, hardware, software, artifacts, and other materials documenting the organization since Woz and Jobs founded it in 1976. The Associated Press toured the collection. No, it's not available for public viewing.

As you already suspected, the CIA is reading your tweets and Facebook status updates

As you already suspected, the CIA is reading your tweets and Facebook status updates

According to this Associated Press story, the tinfoil beanie hat crowd was right all along: In an anonymous industrial park in Virginia, in an unassuming brick building, the CIA is following tweets — up to 5 million a day. At the agency's Open Source Center, a team known affectionately as the 'vengeful librarians' also pores over Facebook, [...]

Man with camera in park who fled angry parent sought by police (and turns out he was taking pix of his grandson)

Man with camera in park who fled angry parent sought by police (and turns out he was taking pix of his grandson)

A woman in Potacello, Idaho spotted an “older white man” taking pictures of “children” at a park, so she ran up to him and screamed at him until he left, and then called the police, who duly issued an alert asking the public for information about this mysterious stranger. The local press picked it up. Then the man called the police [...]

How a Netflix original-series deal could change TV making

How a Netflix original-series deal could change TV making

Dear Netflix, Please acquire Arrested Development and make new episodes. Sincerely, Everyone The entertainment-biz press, led by a report in Deadline.com, has the news this morning that Netflix may be about to acquire a high-profile original drama—political thriller House of Cards from David Fincher and Kevin Spacey—by outbidding the [...]

Kindle 3.1 Jailbreak

Kindle 3.1 Jailbreak

With Amazon Kindle firmware 3.1 released just days ago, both the jailbreak(s) and the source can be found in the link below... http://yifan.lu/p/kindle-jailbreak The jailbreak will allow you to install custom packages (hacks) such as the screensaver hack and the usbnetworking hack. It is tested and works on Kindle 3 on 3.1. It should work on [...]

Can Diaspora win anything but publicity?

Can Diaspora win anything but publicity?

The press is in love with Diaspora. With Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg having gone from start-up, to MySpace contender, to leader, to domination, to movie villain faster than most people can get through college, the search is on for the next big thing. Diaspora combines the promise of open source with privacy guarantees. As such it [...]

Mainstream press throws Wikileaks under a bus in journalist shield debate

Mainstream press throws Wikileaks under a bus in journalist shield debate

A new proposed federal journalist shield law is under debate in the USA, which sounds like a great idea, except that the traditional press have agreed to amendments that would exempt Wikileaks from any protection for its confidential sources, on the grounds that Wikileaks isn't journalism... ORLY? More generally, Lucy Dalglish, executive [...]