Tech Thoughts Daily Net News – June 28, 2009

Top 10 Productivity Basics Explained – There’s a core set of habits and techniques that filter and color a lot of what we write about at Lifehacker, but we rarely step back to explain them for newcomers. Let’s get back to basics with 10 productivity tactics.

Surprising Security Shortcomings – After nearly a decade of threat warnings, evolving threats and billions of dollars in technology investments, you’d think that businesses have at least a baseline of IT security protections. Recent reports reveal some surprising security shortcomings in the business community.

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Feds Mulling Incentives for Secure Software – Tax breaks for better software? That’s one idea on the table as officials work to flesh out government role in public-private partnerships.

Now you see iPorn, now you don’t, but maybe you will – It appears the “Hottest Girls” are not. But maybe they are. The “Hottest Girls” app was being touted as the first iTunes/iPhone app approved by Apple to show full nudity, promising there’d be a lot more skin seen on iPhone screens.

Who’s Watching Your Online Reputation? – There has been a lot of discussion about how businesses and individuals need to participate in social networks to get their messages out, but there is little discussion related to managing online reputation.

Critical Adobe Shockwave flaw affects millions – Adobe’s Shockwave Player contains a critical vulnerability that could be exploited by remote hackers to take complete control of Windows computers, according to a warning from the software maker.

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2 responses to “Tech Thoughts Daily Net News – June 28, 2009

  1. Pingback: Posts about Lifehacker as of June 28, 2009 » The Daily Parr

  2. ‘Critical Adobe Shockwave flaw affects millions – Adobe’s Shockwave Player contains a critical vulnerability that could be exploited by remote hackers to take complete control of Windows computers, according to a warning from the software maker.’

    I wonder why complains about Adobe products never stop.
    In my case, it’s the Flash that’s always crashing.