Daily Archives: June 24, 2011

Joseph Menn

Both the hacking supergroup calling itself Lulz Security and researchers fighting against it have borrowed tactics from WikiLeaks in recent days, dumping sensitive information onto the internet for others to comb through. Read more

Chris Nuttall

At work, I have substituted the box under my desk, the one I keep accidentally kicking, with a Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 91z all-in-one PC that sits on the desk in front of me. It has just one cable – for power. The PC‘s innards have been incorporated into the rear of the monitor, so no monitor cable is needed; the keyboard and mouse are connected by wireless and the built-in WiFi means no ethernet networking cable is needed. The iMac has the same capabilities, making these two devices the Mac and PC state-of-the-art ap­proaches to compact desktop computing. Read more

Tim Bradshaw

As the FT reported yesterday, Twitter has been holding discreet discussions with agencies and marketers on the sidelines of the Cannes Lions festival this week, figuring out how best to up the advertising ante on its site.

It’s interesting to contrast its low-key approach – setting up shop in a beach bar and staying away from the central Palais des Festivals – with Facebook’s full-on charm offensive to Cannes delegates. Read more

Tech news from around the web:

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have not finished with Facebook yet, the Los Angeles Times says. After deciding earlier this week not to appeal a settlement in their long-running dispute over the origins of the social network, the twins have decided to press their case in federal court in Boston that Facebook did not turn over important information during litigation. Read more