stories by Sean Ludwig
After hearing reports that employers are asking prospective employees for their social media passwords to see their histories, Facebook has responded today by telling those employers to buzz off and users to not give up their passwords.
Facebook has purchased 750 patents from IBM to help it battle Yahoo’s recent troll-like patent lawsuit, according to Bloomberg.
A Facebook spokesperson confirmed to VentureBeat that there was “a purchase,” but declined to give any further details.
Adobe has just released Photoshop CS6 as a free downloadable beta for the first time, and the new version of its signature image-editing software is still great, based on some hands-on time we spent with it today.
Updated at 9:07 a.m. PT with Apple’s response.
On a call to discuss its first-ever share dividend Monday morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook admitted that the new iPad had a “record weekend” for sales.
Cook did not get specific with sales numbers because the call was focused on the new dividend and share buyback. However, the announcement is a curious one because of the notable lack of sell-outs at many stores around the country this past weekend.
Guest Post Cloud adoption is trending massively up and to the right. Yet many managers and CFOs are still wary about becoming heavily dependent on cloud technologies, mostly due to questions around cost, security, and the challenge of managing many disparate accounts.