Mac News: What To Expect From The Apple Media Event On March 7th
As the announcement of the biggest tech release of the year so far draws closer, analysts, researchers, bloggers and consumers alike are now perched in anticipation – sitting in wait to see what Tim Cook and his minions have created with the third iPad installment.
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Technology News: Newspapers are losing $7 in print revenue for every $1 in digital gained
Revenue is just one of the problems facing American newspapers, says a new Project for Excellence in Journalism study. The culture at newspapers, and not just on the editorial side, is as much an impediment to publications finding their way out of the mess they’re in.
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Programming News: Is your Rails application safe?
Rails provides many great security features. It’s design can also create significant security holes. In the case of ActiveRecord’s mass assignment vulnerability, the security issues are more servere and widespread than many of us recognize.
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Other News: Marketing Guru Behind Apple’s 1984 Ad Believes It Was More Successful Than The Mac Itself
Apple’s infamous 1984 advertising campaign for the original Macintosh needs little introduction from myself. The one-minute clip, which was inspired by George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four novel and depicts IBM users as mindless followers, was a huge success. So much so that the marketing guru behind it, Regis McKenna, believes it was more successful than the Macintosh itself.
Read full story => Cult of Mac