Monthly Archives: December 2011

Facebook hands out White Hat debit cards to hackers

by Elinor Mills December 31, 2011 10:49 AM PST This is the Visa debit card Facebook is giving to some security researchers for reporting bugs. (Credit: Facebook) A few companies pay money to bug hunters. But Facebook is giving out …

Read more »

Apple’s Jonathan Ive gets knighthood in honours list – BBC News

30 December 2011 Last updated at 19:10 ET Mr Ive has been behind many of the iconic gadgets of the last 15 years Continue reading the main story New Year Honours Honours lists in full Honours in pictures Inner city …

Read more »

Insert Coin: A look back at ten top projects from 2011

2011 has been a tremendous year for tech — Amazon launched a $ 200 Android tablet, AT&T and Verizon continued their LTE expansion, Apple killed off the Mac mini’s SuperDrive and Samsung introduced a well-received killer 5.3-inch smartphone. But tiny …

Read more »

Verizon Reverses on $2 Fee for One-Time Payments – TIME

Verizon By Associated Press | December 31, 2011 | Ryan Anson / Bloomberg News / Getty Images Verizon employees prepare to open the company’s San Francisco, CA store where the iPhone 4 went on sale Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. NEW …

Read more »

Apple has a good Christmas, then gets a lump of coal from Italy

Were you one of the lucky ones on vacation this week? Then you might have missed a story or two. We’ve got you covered in this week’s edition of Apple Talk Weekly. The big news this week was numbers from …

Read more »

Apple lead designer Jonathan Ive knighted for the New Year, how’s your 2012 looking?

Apple Senior VP Jonathan (or Jony) Ive has been credited with fueling the company’s resurgence alongside Steve Jobs with products like the iMac, iPhone and iPad, and for these successes has been made a Knight Commander of the British Empire …

Read more »

Apple design master Jonathan Ive awarded British knighthood – Los Angeles Times

That’s Sir Jony Ive to you. As of the new year Apple’s head of design, Jonathan Ive, will be a knight of the British Empire. The London-born engineer has been the lead designer at Apple for more than 15 years and grew to …

Read more »

Eight things I’m looking forward to seeing at CES

Some of my colleagues in the tech journalism business actively despise the Consumer Electronics Show. If they make the trek to Vegas in January, they complain about the experience from start to end, obsessing over all the little things they …

Read more »

Knighthood for Apple design head

30 December 2011 Last updated at 19:10 ET Mr Ive has been behind many of the iconic gadgets of the last 15 years Continue reading the main story New Year Honours 2012 Honours lists in full Knighthoods for graphene pioneers …

Read more »

Five 2011 Tech Tremors That Will Create Aftershocks for Years

Pick a year: It’s easy to look back and convince yourself That Was The Year That Was in tech, partly because the pace of change is so rapid and partly because we so readily embrace and then quickly depend on …

Read more »