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  • Microsoft new mantra: Design. Design. Design
  • Facebook, Oculus now officially wed, so what's next?
  • iOS 'backdoor' entry is real, says Jonathan Zdziarski. Not for NSA, says Apple

Microsoft new mantra: Design. Design. Design

Microsoft new mantra: Design. Design. Design

Change is good. In the case of Microsoft, a change in design is what the company is banking on to set it straight.

Facebook, Oculus now officially wed, so what's next?

Facebook, Oculus now officially wed, so what's next?

Facebook's virtual acquisition of Oculus has now phased into reality, as the deal announced in March has been completed. Facebook intends to take Oculus technology into many other fields beyond gaming, including media, education and entertainment.

iOS 'backdoor' entry is real, says Jonathan Zdziarski. Not for NSA, says Apple

iOS 'backdoor' entry is real, says Jonathan Zdziarski. Not for NSA, says Apple

Forensics expert Jonathan Zdziarski exposes backdoor for iOS devices in hacker event presentation, argues there's no reason for its existence. Apple counters, rejects spying claim.

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