Latest Michael Harper Stories

New Zealand Prime Minister Apologizes For Unlawful Treatment Of Megaupload Founder
2012-09-27 13:34:33

Kim Dotcom, Megaupload file-sharing site founder, is starting to see the tables turn in his favor after receiving an apology from the Prime Minister of New Zealand.

Facebook Tracks Search History, Promises Users Can Delete It Later
2012-09-24 12:48:25

Searches performed on Google and Facebook are already private, sure, but the potential to be incredibly embarrassed (and possibly incriminated) remains.

IFTTT Death By Twitter
2012-09-21 09:06:32

Twitter continues to choke out its partners as it makes moves to tighten the reins on its API and slowly herd everyone towards their mobile apps and Web site.

ios 6 apple
2012-09-19 12:56:13

Just 2 days before their latest smartphone lands on shelves and in the homes of those who were brave enough to place their pre-orders in the middle of the night, Apple has released iOS 6 to the Apple faithful.

Virgin Mobile Leaves Their Customers Wide Open To Attack
2012-09-19 09:59:09

Kevin Burke, a web designer from Silicon Valley, recently discovered an incredibly dangerous flaw in the privacy protocols of Virgin Mobile.

2012-09-11 22:03:34

As September 12, 10AM PST draws closer, the final few Apple rumors are flying fast and furious. One developer has even thrown his hat into the ring, taking to Twitter (as one does) to more or less confirm several rumors.

Nokia Lumia Smartphone
2012-09-10 12:15:42

Nokia is a company in a pickle. It suffices to say, the once market leader has seen better days. Their Lumia smartphone partnership with Windows has not been a total failure, however, and even Siri once said she preferred it.

iPhone Owners Selling Off Older iPhones
2012-09-10 10:44:49

News Flash: Apple plans to announce their latest iPhone this Wednesday. The sarcastic nature of that opening line is true testament to the amazing relationship Apple has with not only the press but the public as well.

Java Vulnerability Could Affect Macs
2012-08-29 11:55:09

A vulnerability in Java is once again being blamed for a possible exploit of Mac and Windows computers alike, causing some security experts to recommend uninstalling Java as they exclaim, "Please, for the love of your computer, disable Java on your browser."

New Zealand Calls For FBI Evidence In Megaupload Case
2012-08-17 13:10:38

A New Zealand court on Thursday ruled that US authorities must show evidential proof of any copyright breaches and internet piracy against Mr. Kim Dotcom, the founder-in-hiding of now defunct Megaupload.com...

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.