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iCloud vulnerabilities under investigation following celebrity hacks

Apple has announced that it is looking into reports that security flaws in its cloud services led to the hacking of various celebrity accounts and the subsequent publication of nude photos and videos. The reports suggested that hackers had been able to exploit iCloud vulnerabilities and access individual celebrity accounts, used to store photos, music… Read More

Apple and IBM team up to take on business app market

Apple and IBM announced yesterday a business partnership which will see the previously rival firms develop mobile devices and applications for corporate use. Through this deal IBM will sell Apple hardware with pre-loaded services, co-developed by both organisations, and Apple will manage support for the products. As part of the announcement, IBM revealed it will… Read More

Apple set to get Beats in $3.2bn deal

A big story covered widely in the media although not yet official that the computing and smartphone giant is buying Beats, the seven year old headphone and download company of rap performer and producer Dr Dre (Andre Young). It would be Apple’s biggest acquisition to date but is only a fraction of the funds available… Read More

News: Be quick and be different urges IBM SoftLayer boss

Don’t just move to the cloud but use the cloud to do things differently. That was the message that Jonathan Wisler, general manager EMEA at IBM’s SoftLayer, left with visitors to Cloud Expo Europe 2014. “Don’t wait for the big, perfect plan. Just get started. While I am speaking here, you could have signed up… Read More

Apple iBeacons: With great power comes great potential to annoy

A mildly-disturbed piece from ZDNet’s Adrian Kingsley-Hughes on how Apple is introducing a technology that, says the article, paves the way for Apple to spam users even if their devices are locked. Users can opt out but the piece warns companies thinking of using it to be careful how they use it. Excerpt “I think… Read More

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