Standards Milestone Could Mark Beginning of End for Passwords | Internet

By John P. Mello Jr. Apr 11, 2018 10:59 AM PT A Web standards milestone announced Tuesday could point to the end of the road for pesky passwords. The new standard, WebAuthn, has won near-final approval from the World Wide Continue reading Standards Milestone Could Mark Beginning of End for Passwords | Internet

Open-Sourced Windows File Manager Gets New Life on Windows 10 | Community

Microsoft has rummaged deep into its archive for its latest contribution to the open source community: Windows File Manager. Originally bundled with Windows in 1990, File Manager was a replacement for the command-line interface in MS-DOS. The program was used Continue reading Open-Sourced Windows File Manager Gets New Life on Windows 10 | Community

Researchers to Put Facebook’s Role in Elections Under Magnifying Glass | Social Networking

By John P. Mello Jr. Apr 10, 2018 9:43 AM PT A group of nonprofits on Monday announced they would fund an initiative to study Facebook’s role in elections and democracy. The organizations will pay the expenses of researchers whose Continue reading Researchers to Put Facebook’s Role in Elections Under Magnifying Glass | Social Networking

Can SaaS principles transform political campaigns as we know them? – TechCrunch

In life, they say you get what you pay for. That is no less true in politics, which is fueled by campaign donations and lobbying dollars that move policy on every important issue under the sun. The disclosed expenditures of Continue reading Can SaaS principles transform political campaigns as we know them? – TechCrunch

Shine Together aims to shine a light on women, and the women behind them – TechCrunch

Behind every great woman, there is often another great woman who has encouraged her and listened to her and advised her, rather than tried to compete with her. That’s the way that it should be, according to Shine Theory, a Continue reading Shine Together aims to shine a light on women, and the women behind them – TechCrunch

Twitter delays API overhaul that could change how third-party apps operate – TechCrunch

After a bit of a hubbub among developers this morning who were pissed that in a few months their third-party Twitter apps could lose essential functionality, Twitter announced that they would be delaying the sunset of certain APIs in an Continue reading Twitter delays API overhaul that could change how third-party apps operate – TechCrunch

Senator warns Facebook better shape up or get ‘broken up’ – TechCrunch

In the run-up to Mark Zuckerberg’s first appearance before Congress, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden issued a warning to the company about what it can expect from lawmakers if it doesn’t radically alter course. “Mr. Zuckerberg is going to have a Continue reading Senator warns Facebook better shape up or get ‘broken up’ – TechCrunch