tl/dr — week 42

Google kauft abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com


Polizeibeamte dürfen gefilmt werden

Das BVerfG stellt nebenbei nochmals klar, dass es grundsätzlich zulässig ist, Polizeibeamte zu Beweiszwecken zu filmen und zu fotografieren.


Security News This Week: The US Won’t Force Companies to Build It Backdoors — For Now

und alle so yeah!


13 coole Fakten zum 2017er Porsche 911:

5. The new 911 Only Has Apple Car Play Because Google Agreement Is Nicht Gut

Porsche wird Android Auto nicht in seine Fahrzeuge integrieren.

Grund: Google verlangt zu viele Informationen über Fahrerin und Fahrzeug

<Apple> Carplay only checks if the vehicle is moving

Alte Space-Photos restauriert

NASA uploaded some Apollo mission photos. I color corrected some of them. Here’s a few

Cool


Bloomberg

Together, Apple and Samsung account for more than one in three smartphones sold, data compiled by Bloomberg show. More important, Apple vacuums up more than 90 percent of the profits in the business, and Samsung takes most of what’s left.
Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, and other onetime powers have given up on them. Microsoft, which bought Nokia’s phone unit for $9.5 billion last year, wrote off$7.5 billion of it in July. For stubborn smartphone brands like LG, Sony, HTC, and Lenovo, things keep looking tougher.

Android security a ‘market for lemons’ that leaves 87 percent vulnerable

Nearly 90 percent of Android devices are exposed to at least one critical vulnerability, […] according to research from the UK’s University of Cambridge.
The researchers also found that Android devices on average receive 1.26 updates per year.

März ’13 😆


HTC baut neues One A9.

Leak: This is HTC’s iPhone

Hmm… looks familiar


The Intercept veröffentlicht Drone Papers zu den US Drohnenmorden

Between January 2012 and February 2013, U.S. special operations airstrikes killed more than 200 people. Of those, only 35 were the intended targets. During one five-month period of the operation, according to the documents, nearly 90 percent of the people killed in airstrikes were not the intended targets.

Widerlich. ‘Intended’ bedeutet in diesem Zusammenhang übrigens nur, dass die Person absichtlich ermordet wurde, ein (faires) Verfahren gab es natürlich niemals, alle anderen, Frauen, Kinder, Zivilisten standen nicht mal unter irgendeinem Anfangsverdacht — Passiert schon mal —

Eine Zusammenfassung gibt es auf Heise

Jungen ab 12 als “legitime Ziele”
Ohne Ramstein geht es nicht

Zur Info: Ramstein liegt in Deutschland, ohne Deutschland ginge es also nicht.


Von Windows auf Macs und iPads umzusteigen spart IBM bares Geld:

Only 5% of Mac users at IBM need help desk support, compared to 40% of PC users

Finally, regarding the higher upfront cost of buying a Mac, Previn said that IBM’s adoption of Apple hardware is actually a financial benefit to the company in the long run.
Macs require less management and setup effort than PCs, he said, saving IT personnel valuable time. And fewer employees are needed to support Macs than traditional PCs, he said.
“Every Mac that we buy is making and saving IBM money,” Previn said.
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