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On Thursday, some people visiting a selection of major news websites were surprised by a rogue popup saying that they have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. The attacks seemed to have been focused on North American and British media organizations by the hacker group that is linked to the Assad regime. According to reports from various users on Twitter, some of the affected sites include CNBC, Forbes, PCWorld, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, and the Chicago Tribune. Visitors are being greeted by a random popup that reads, “You’ve been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA)” which... Read more...
Steve Wozniak, the "other Steve" that people associate with Apple, but not in the cultish near-godlike way people think of Steve Jobs, appeared on CNBC recently, and was asked about his opinion on Steve Jobs' health as well as his privacy. Also appearing on the show were Sarah Lacy (Business Week) and Matt Richtel (the New York Times). Lacy indicated in just one question just why the private life of Steve Jobs seems to have reached celebrity status and interest. Lacy:"He is such a part of the value of that stock. So looking at it as a business story, it's really hard for us not to cover it. I know... Read more...