Security 42 – Android Permissions

Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt have plagued us over the last week with an article that shows how bad Facebook’s messenger program is. However, nobody actually took a second to think why those permissions were being asked.

Remember android asks for permissions up front, while iOS asks at time of use.

Show Notes:
Original Article: CBS Local
Android Central|Android Permissions
Facebook Messenger| Play Store

inThirty 139 – A Misaligned Menagerie of News

Seriously, nothing happened in the last week. We have a few stories, but nothing major. The show must go on, so we found a bunch of stories that hopefully will make for a good show.

Show Notes:
Aaron Swartz – The Internet’s Own Boy
Facebook’s Developer Conference F8  | Mashable
Apple PR | MacBook Air Price Drop
Android Silver | Ars Technica
Glass price / Surface tablet
Vic Gundotra Leaves Google+ | Google+

inThirty 129 – Whats App Again

Nothing special here, just talking once again about WhatsApp, a scrappy little startup that just sold for 19 Billion, with a B, to Facebook.  What does that mean for the rest of us.  Will we have to figure out another way to communicate, or will it coexist with Facebook.

Show Notes:

Four Numbers That Explained Why Facebook Acquired WhatsApp

inThrity 86 – Facebook Home

source: The Verge
source: The Verge

Facebook’s big announcement brings your identity to your Android phone with Facebook home. Your fearless cohosts invite Kelly Guimont to help dust off our Facebook accounts and see if this is enough to respark our love affair with the socialiest of social networks.

Show Notes

Kelly Guimont on Twitter | Kelly Guimont on App.net

HTC First with Facebook Home hands-on (video)” | The Verge

People, not apps: Facebook’s Home event in under 5 minutes” | YouTube