Saturday, December 7, 2013

Reuters’ Best Photos of 2013   

Photography

Reuters’ Full Focus blog, featuring 93 images taken in 2013: In this showcase of some of Reuters’ most memorable photos, the photographers offer a behind the scenes account of the images that helped define the year. Powerful images.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Shipwreck Yields Most Silver Ever   

Technology

Harmony Huskinson writing for National Geographic: In February 1941, the S.S. Gairsoppa, a 412-foot steel-hulled British cargo ship with stockpiles of tea, iron, and silver, was weathering a storm when it was struck by a Nazi torpedo. The ship sank … Continue reading →

Monday, August 5, 2013

HTTPS Has Been BREACHed   

Technology

Dan Goodin reporting for Ars Technica: As Ars reported Thursday, an exploit dubbed BREACH—short for Browser Reconnaissance and Exfiltration via Adaptive Compression of Hypertext—can decode e-mail addresses, certain types of security tokens, and other secrets from encrypted webpages, often in … Continue reading →

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Google Maps for iPad   

Technology

Daniel Graf, Director of Google Maps, writing on the Google Maps Blog: Last week we launched the new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets. And now, we’re rolling out the brand new Google Maps experience for iPhone and … Continue reading →

Monday, July 15, 2013

Apple Pitches Ad-Skipping for New TV Service   

Apple

Jessica Lessin reporting on her blog: Apple has a new trick up its sleeve as it tries to launch a long-awaited television service: technology that allows viewers to skip commercials and that pays media companies for the skipped views. As … Continue reading →