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How The Cloud Is Changing The Concept Of Ownership

Matt Cohen | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Matt Cohen

While the software as a service model decidedly has its benefits, developers and content creators shouldn't be so quick to turn their back on the concept of ownership and the value that ownership offers to consumers.

Still Waiting for the Cloud to Pass?

Jan Golden | Posted 03.09.2015 | Fifty
Jan Golden

You can hardly get through an article or news story about technology without hearing about the cloud. It's one of those buzzwords that's impossible to avoid. But what the heck is the cloud? What can it do for you? What if the cloud "breaks"?

The Case for Spotify: How I Became a Music Streamer in Spite of Myself

Albert Imperato | Posted 03.05.2015 | Arts
Albert Imperato

It's been a few years now since I began paying for Spotify's premium service, and to my enormous surprise I think I've been converted. Sure, I still buy some CDs and download albums that I think I'll want in my "permanent" collection. But most of my listening these days has been on Spotify. And, I've begun to understand why.

Keeping Your Data Safe and Synchronized Across All Devices

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

The online security industry is getting all shaken up. You might have avoided the Cyber Monday promises that we wrote about some weeks ago, but since ...

Apple Wants To Beam Your Fingerprint To New Devices

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.15.2015 | Technology

Apple may be envisioning a world where buying a latte is as easy as holding up your index finger.

How To Keep Your Embarrassing iPhone Photos As Safe As Possible

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology

Deleting a photo simply tells the software that runs your phone to *hide* the photo until, eventually, it gets overwritten.

The Big Password Mistake That Hackers Are Hoping You'll Make

Jeff Fox | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology
Jeff Fox

Can you tell how strong a password is?

Does Apple's iCloud Have a Worm in It?

Andre Bourque | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Andre Bourque

The celebrity photo fiasco is only the most high-profile in a series of reasons that companies should consider more comprehensive and secure file storage and sharing options than iCloud.

Apple vs. Google: The Privacy Revolution Rumble

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.30.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

In the grand scheme of things, a public tiff between Apple and Google emphasizes how important online privacy has become in the eyes of industry titans and the masses their products cater to.

Technology Companies Need To Take Responsibility And Give Us A Better Default

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 11.05.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

It's no longer a surprise to hear that a major company has had their customers' personal information compromised. Every day identity theft becomes mor...

The Best Someecards Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 09.05.2014 | Comedy

This week we lost one of the greats. We're still reeling over the death of comedian and trailblazer, Joan Rivers. But if we learned anything about...

Apple To Strengthen iCloud Security In Wake Of Hacking Scandal

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.04.2014 | Technology

Apple is planning to increase security of its iCloud service by adding alerts, company CEO Tim Cook told The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. Cook...

Leaking Nudes in the 1910s: A Guide

Chris Peak | Posted 11.03.2014 | Comedy
Chris Peak

I bet it was much more difficult to leak nudes back in the "oughts" and early twentieth century. You couldn't sit all day and night in a dark room with Slayer playing in the background. Leaking photographs of Theda Bara or Anna Pavlova took time and patience.

Apple Stock Is Getting Killed

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

Apple's stock is under a dark iCloud today. Shares of Apple, typically a Wall Street darling, were down about 4 percent at midday on Wednesday. The...

5 Reasons To Blame Apple For The Recent Hacks

Slate | David Auerbach | Posted 09.03.2014 | Technology

In the wake of the theft of the private data and photos of dozens of celebrities, there is at least one major culprit. Not the alleged leakers, th...

How To Keep Your iPhone Photos Safe, In 3 Steps

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology

After a huge number of nude celebrity photos were leaked over the weekend, you should take a moment to ensure the photos that you have on your phone a...

FBI Addressing Leak Of Nude Celebrity Photos

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment

ANTHONY McCARTNEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrit...

Forget Software: Hardware Is the New Sexy, and It's Because of Google Glass

Richie Etwaru | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Richie Etwaru

I own a FitBit and have been very involved in sensors for the human body with my volunteer work with TheHumanAPI community, but it was not until I picked up my Google Glass that it dawned on me. 2014 is the year hardware gets its sexy back.

Apple's Gamble on Fingerprint Scanners May Take a While to Pay Off

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 11.12.2013 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

If Touch ID doesn't work how users believe it should, they will simply ignore it and forget about it. But for Apple, that will mean an enormous business opportunity lost.

Cyber-screwed?

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology
SidneyAnne Stone

Let me preface this piece by saying that I love the digital era. I think technology is wonderful and I am in constant awe of how far we have come even...

Dropbox Acquires Popular Mailbox App

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology

Just one month after a release that generated a waiting list hundreds of thousands of people long, the app Mailbox has been acquired by cloud sharing ...

Apple Will Think This Article Is Spam

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

If you try to email a copy of this story to a friend's iCloud email address, it won't arrive. Apple has started to delete any incoming emails containi...

How to Stop Innovation From Sweeping Your Digital Bits Away

John Pavley | Posted 04.11.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

In the 21st century a personal digital library is available to all of us who own a smartphone, computer, and an Internet connection.What happens when Facebook, iCloud, Instagram, Flickr, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and Pinterest go away? Corporations are not people but they do have lifespans.

My Thoughts on the iPad Mini

One For The Table | Posted 01.05.2013 | Technology
One For The Table

The Mini has arrived and it's a big leap forward. Having used some of the other 7-inch tablets on the market I wasn't really excited when I heard Apple had decided to crowd the market with their version.

Gerry Smith

3 Ways Consumers and Companies Can Prevent Devastating Hacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

Over the weekend, technology writer Mat Honan was hacked in spectacular fashion. Hackers hijacked his Google account and deleted his emails, broadc...