Tag Archives: Facebook

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

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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+

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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

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