Brett Hollman

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Apple Is Preparing Such Big Changes To The iPhone Software That Engineers Are Using Special Filters To Hide Their Screens

He says the "word on the street" is that engineers inside Apple who are authorized to carry around new iPhones have a filter on their screen so that the side viewing angles are diminished. (Think about one of those filters people put on their desktop screens at work.)<p>The filter on the iPhone screen …

iOS

The Top 50 Apps Employees Sneak Into Work

In a 2012 survey, PricewaterhouseCoopers found that as much as one-third of the money companies spent on technology was for these "shadow IT" apps.<p>Sometimes employees buy apps to get their work done faster. Sometimes the apps are really for fun, but they've loaded them on their PCs, smartphone, or …

Spies on the cloud? Amazon said working with CIA

Amazon is reported to be helping the CIA build out a cloud service worth up to $600 million over 10 years.<p>Here's a fun one: The folks over at Federal Computer Week got their hands on a hot rumor about Amazon supposedly building a cloud service for the spooks over at the Central Intelligence Agency, …

Cloud Computing

Amazon Web Services ramps up mobile development

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Hold the phone! Amazon(s amzn) Web Services is launching a mobile applications initiative. According to a company job post, …

Amazon is the cloud to beat, but Google has the cloud to watch. Here’s why.

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Amazon(s amzn) Web Services is by far the biggest and most experienced public cloud provider. Accepting that, the next …

Why Facebook, Twitter And Instagram Put Up Roadblocks To Each Others' Content

Tucked into an otherwise unrelated announcement was a sentence warning that the service planned to "discontinue support" for their Facebook integration. Millions of TweetDeck users accustomed to accessing Facebook via the tool suddenly found themselves out of luck.<p>This isn't the first time social …

Social Media

Packers Sign CB Loyce Means

The Green Bay Packers have signed CB <b>Loyce Means</b>. The transaction was announced Tuesday by Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and …

NFL