Did Uber Just Make a Huge Mistake?

Did Uber Just Make a Huge Mistake?

A couple of months ago it was reported that Uber Technologies Inc. acquired a portion of Microsoft Corp.’s Bing mapping unit. What they acquired was about 100 Microsoft employees (they offered them jobs) from the image acquisition, data analysis and processing...
Cyber Fraud: The Web of Lies

Cyber Fraud: The Web of Lies

In my new book, Cyber Fraud:  The Web of Lies, I expose the massive but poorly understood problem of Internet fraud.  Specifically, fraudulent companies that cheat customers and steal business from legitimate entities through various dirty tricks.  I know these tricks...
The Mother of All Android Hacks

The Mother of All Android Hacks

Users of the popular Android operating system are all vulnerable to “the mother of all Android vulnerabilities” in which a simple text message can give hackers complete control of your phone. The worst part, is that you don’t necessarily need to open...
Change your Skype Password Now! Like right now.

Change your Skype Password Now! Like right now.

Users all over the internet are reporting that their accounts are experiencing some weird behavior. Apparently Skype accounts have been getting “spoofed” and Microsoft is recommending that all users change their passwords ASAP. Here is the link to the...

10th Man Manifesto

  The Seattle Mariners are, objectively, one of the least successful franchises in Major League Baseball.  They are one of two teams never to play in a World Series.  Through 2014, they have the third lowest winning percentage among Major League franchises;...

The Case That Gives Google the Right to Steal

Google’s stock price is up over 16% today.  Good for them!  And good for their investors.  Don’t be evil. There are plenty of reasons to be bullish on Google.  And one of them is that they are legally allowed to profit on bullsh*t.  OK, be slightly evil. It’s a...