eBooks raked in $90 million in February, up 202% from last year, as reported by the Association of American Publishers. One important caveat: the report does not include retailers, such as Barnes & Noble, so the numbers are not a precise reflection of the market. [Updated: 2:39]
The White House is moving forward with a plan to develop secure online identities, which appear to remove the need for passwords or other verification information to access most websites. A user would only need to become verified through a single organization and then surf the web freely. [Updated: 2:00]
The popular iPad app scores $50 million in funding, bringing its valuation to a solid $200 million.
Without eight hours of sleep, we continually decline in mental prowess, and weekend catch-ups probably won’t help.
Super-secure harddrives, like phones for protestors, can erase themselves if they detect booting up in the wrong machine; it even tosses the encryption key away way too, making the data permanently inaccessible.
Sources: Mashable, Cnet, Reuters, All Things D, The New York Times, Digital Trends
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