BBC – July 28, 2015
A bug in the Android mobile operating system has been discovered by researchers, who say it affects nearly a billion devices.The flaw can be exploited by sending a photo or video message to a person’s smartphone, without any action by the receiver.
The spawn of mailicious code is here.
STICK THAT IN YOUR EAR!
The Wall Street Journal – July 23, 2015
Ms. Nixon, a former nurse and retired captain in the U.S. Public Health Service, is a fan of so-called modest swimsuits. This increasingly popular style of beachwear is a far cry—and for some women a welcome relief—from the skimpy bikinis and bare-all Brazilian bottoms that have dominated beach fashions.
The shocking thing in decades hence,
May be to see our “innocence.”
BBC – July 24, 2015
The best-selling smartwatches on the market all have security problems, according to US tech giant Hewlett-Packard.
Another security botch,
And it’s happening on your watch.
Yahoo finance – July 22, 2015
With its open encouragement of adultery and its tagline “Life is short, have an affair,” website AshleyMadison.com has already scuttled one planned offering of its shares. After the site was hacked this week, a second attempt to go public is looking increasingly unlikely.
This sex site’s market aggravation,
Is called “premature evaluation.”
BBC – July 21, 2015
A new, full snapshot of our planet has been captured by a Nasa satellite. Such images, which show the Earth in its entirety, are known as “Blue Marbles”…The original Blue Marble, taken by the crew of Apollo 17, is thought by some to be the most reproduced photo of all time.
It’s an image of beauty when viewed from afar,
Too bad, up close, there’s many a scar.