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Jul 16, 2014

Mozilla's JPEG compression slims down file sizes

Mozilla has released an updated version of its JPEG compression tool that shaves down file sizes by 5 percent, a small figure but one that is significant for image-intensive Web services such as Facebook. The tool, called mozjpeg 2.0 , will ultimatel...

Jul 04, 2014

Ruby on Rails gets patches for SQL injection vulnerabilities

Two SQL injection vulnerabilities were patched in Ruby on Rails, a popular open-source Web development framework used by some high-profile websites. The Rails developers released versions 3.2.19, 4.0.7 and 4.1.3 of the framework on Wednesday, and adv...

Jul 12, 2014

10 Brands That Will Disappear In 2015: 24/7 Wall St.

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that we predict will disappear before the end of the next year. This year’s list reflects the fact that mergers and acquisitions are at unprecedented levels. While some of the companies on this l... #AT&T Inc. #Comcast #NASDAQ #Time Warner Inc. #DirecTV Group #Netflix #NYSE #Aeropostale Inc #Facebook #H&M #Forever 21 #Zynga

Jul 13, 2014

Corporate colonisation of cyberspace

I love the fact that every time I buy a bottle of Fairy Liquid, I am helping overthrow a dictator somewhere around the world. Proctor & Gamble, the company behind Fairy, is one of the biggest advertisers on Facebook, helping to generate the $10bn... #Facebook #Twitter

Jul 10, 2014

Clippers' Sterling berates NBA, wife in court

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made a dramatic scene from the witness stand then an even more dramatic one from the audience. Shelly Sterling, the wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, arrives at a Los Angeles courthouse for... #National Basketball Association #Los Angeles Clippers #Donald Sterling #Steven Ballmer #Golden State Warriors #Microsoft Corporation #Sacramento Kings

Jul 09, 2014

Sterling says he won't sell team, calls wife a pig

A raging Donald Sterling denounced his wife, her lawyers and the NBA from the witness stand Wednesday, saying he will never sell the Los Angeles Clippers and vowing a lifetime of lawsuits against the league. FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, ... #Los Angeles Clippers #Donald Sterling #National Basketball Association #Steven Ballmer #Golden State Warriors #Microsoft Corporation #Los Angeles Lakers

Jul 09, 2014

Sterling testily takes stage in Clippers trial

Donald Sterling, battling to stop the sale of his beloved Los Angeles Clippers, turned a courtroom into his personal stage, railing at a lawyer questioning him, denouncing doctors who deemed him incompetent and insisting he can get far more than the ... #Los Angeles Clippers #Donald Sterling #National Basketball Association #Steven Ballmer #Golden State Warriors #Microsoft Corporation #Sacramento Kings

Jul 11, 2014

With sale deadline looming, Clippers trial delayed

The proposed $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers is now in nobody's court. FILE - In this April 27, 2014 file photo, Shelley Sterling, estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, watches from a court side seat during the sec... #National Basketball Association #Steven Ballmer #Los Angeles Clippers #Golden State Warriors #Donald Sterling #Microsoft Corporation #Detroit Pistons

Jul 08, 2014

Sterling ordered to testify at Clippers sale trial

Donald Sterling, who's challenging his wife's $2 billion deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, was ordered to testify after he skipped the opening of the case. FILE - In this April 27, 2014 file photo, Shelley Sterling, estranged wife of Los Angeles... #Los Angeles Clippers #Donald Sterling #National Basketball Association #Steven Ballmer #Golden State Warriors #Microsoft Corporation #Detroit Pistons

Jul 07, 2014

Clippers sale hangs in balance as trial begins

With the potentially record-breaking $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers hanging in the balance, a trial beginning Monday will focus on whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife had the authority under terms of a family trust to unilaterally n... #Los Angeles Clippers #Donald Sterling #National Basketball Association #Steven Ballmer #Golden State Warriors #Microsoft Corporation #Sacramento Kings