IBM has a big problem, Telcos using Big Data and more

Here are the top tech news and stories of the day. IBM has a big problem – In 2012, IBM failed their internal security audit. This has pushed off their annual review as a result. After IBM’s huge off-shoring push, correcting these security issues might be (almost) impossible. Via BetaNews, more here. How telcos are using […]

Japan, China, and the Tech Supply Chain

My amigo Alex Olesker has a nice roundup at OODA Loop of why China and Japan are feuding over a pile of rocks in the South China Sea. So why, you might ask, is this relevant for technologists? Well, consider this story from August: Chinese tech hub and boom town Shenzhen is set to increase […]

First Official AOKP Jelly Bean ROM, VMware VMs targeted by "Crisis" and more

Here is today’s top tech news. It’s a happy day for all you Android hackers out there, AOKP has released their first (official) code for Jelly Bean – while there have been “nightlies” for a while, the first release is the best. If you have a rooted Android device, head over to AOKP to check out […]

What does Apple's latest purchase mean?

Recently, Apple announced their purchase of Israeli flash memory producer, Anobit. The proposed purchase would be $500M (just a drop in the bucket of their $81B cash reserves). However, this purchase has long-reaching implications on not only their mobile/tablet portfolio, but also their computing capabilities. Mobile/Tablet Implications Apple has long insisted that removeable media was […]