links for 2009-7-16: Twitter founder hacked; Apple market share slips; webOS SDK
By kevinschmidt on Jul 16, 2009
- Twitter’s @Ev Confirms Hacker Targeted Personal Accounts; Attack Was “Highly Distressing.” - A lesson to us all to make sure our passwords are strong and secure. Gaining access to as little as one "throw away" e-mail account can cascade to access to financial or other confidential information through standard password recovery mechanisms.
- Dell, HP even in second quarter U.S. PC shipment race; Apple market share slips as Acer surges - Apple surprisingly down 12.4% from last year but Acer up an astounding 51%. The poor economy seems to be causing folks to balk at the "Apple Tax" benefiting Acer which typically has amongst the least expensive machines.
- Palm launches webOS SDK, aims to bolster app lineup - I'm actually surprised the SDK wasn't available when the device was launched. Story also notes that the latest iTunes breaks syncing with the Pre which was expected.