October 28, 2011
Rumour confirmed: Apple TV set including Siri in the works On the VAR Guy, Dave Courbanou writes on the potential for the new TV. ” How many people can say they love their TV remotes? I can’t say I do. I purchased an expensive universal remote to do away with the multiple remotes, but for the most part it’s still cumbersome and annoying to use. What if we could do away with the remote altogether? According to the Times, that was Apple’s and Jobs’ plan with the Apple TV set. Because it will have Siri built in,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
AMD beats analysts’ bets with profitable quarter On The Register, Rik Myslewski reports on the chip-maker’s profitable results, despite manufacturing troubles. “Thursday’s Q3 2011 report, however, came in at a sequential revenue growth of 7 per cent. While seasonality makes sequential growth a relatively weak measure of performance, the good news for AMD fans is that the most recent quarter’s revenue performance was a 4 per cent increase when compared with that in the same quarter last year,” Myslewski writes. What’s your opinion?
Researcher: Major security flaw in Facebook On ZDNet, Dancho Danchev reports on the security issues with the popular site. ” Basically, the researcher found a way to upload executable files — such as those most commonly used by malicious software — on the social network site for potential sharing. Needless to say that the potential for abuse by malicious attackers is pretty evident,” Danchev writes. What’s your opinion?