Category: Technology

“According to data from @Chetan Sharma Consulting, more #WhatsApp messages were sent and received in 2013 than #sms messages were sent and received on all U.S. and Chinese wireless carriers combined. What exactly @facebook is buying.” #ott

Is Facebook Paying Too Much for WhatsApp?  

“@Gartner defines “#IT debt” as “the cost of dealing with delayed and deferred maintenance of the application portfolio.” This debt, according to Gartner, is mounting and threatening to reach $1 trillion globally by 2015.” #CIO, #Gartner

CIOs’ 2014 Priority: Reduce ‘IT debts’

“@The Brian Lehrer Show compiled the list of “Every Scary, Weird Thing We Know the #NSA Can Do” #Security, #Technology

This post originally appeared on the website of The Brian Lehrer Show. “The trove of documents leaked by Edward Snowden has revealed the elaborate tricks the NSA can use to monitor communications and data around the world. Here, a running

“Internet users upgrade to “123456” from “password” as password. There is a change at the top of the @SplashData’s annual “Worst Passwords” list for the first time in three years.” #worstpassword

SplashData’s top 25 list was compiled from files containing millions of stolen passwords posted online during the previous year. The company advises consumers or businesses using any of the passwords on the list to change them immediately. Source: SplashData

“Text messaging is on the decline in the U.K. and U.S.; will the rest of the globe follow? What app are you using?” #mobile

SOS, SMS! Is Texting Nearing Extinction? Mobile-App Use Increased 115% in 2013

“@FC explores what it takes to go off the radar.”

Think you can live offline without being tracked? Here’s what it takes