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Dropbox Apps Removed From App Store
2012-05-03 10:07:00

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com You don´t get to be one of the best companies in the world by being nice. When Apple announced their App Store subscription feature to iOS developers last year, they gave users the ability to subscribe to magazines and newspapers from within an app. In doing so, Apple also made any company hand over a 30% cut of each subscription made within the app. Apple also said any subscription must be made within the app, meaning a publication couldn´t take...

Apple Acknowledges Flashback, Seeks Heads
2012-04-11 11:37:46

Michael Harper for Redorbit.com Less than 5 days after the news broke of a new malware threat to Macintosh computers, Apple has not only acknowledged the issue, but has also announced they plan to attack it head on. A Russian security and anti-virus software maker Dr. Web made news last week when they announced the new return of an old threat, the Flashback malware Trojan. With more than 600,000 infected Macs. Dr. Web also noted there were 274 infected Macs at Apple´s own...

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2012-03-31 08:21:42

Evil-doers try to gather your bank information via iDevice, Tim Cook visits China, and a women literally falls over for a chance to buy an iPad. All this and more in this week´s edition of Applesauce! Shake It Off Apple stores are clean, brilliantly beautiful beacons of retail design. Steve Jobs made absolutely certain of this, choosing the stone for every store from one quarry in Italy and employing the use of glass at every turn. As it turns out, however, not everyone is...

Spoofing Flaw Discovered In Safari Mobile Browser
2012-03-24 07:41:24

Computer security experts have discovered a new vulnerability in Apple's mobile Safari web browser that can make it look like a user is visiting one website when, in actuality, they are looking at a page located elsewhere. According to Andrew Webster of The Verge, the security flaw is present in Safari for iOS 5.1 and was discovered earlier this month by members of the Germany security firm MajorSecurity. The vulnerability "makes it possible to put a spoof URL in the address bar to trick...

Google Promises to Cooperate with Safari-Related Privacy Probes
2012-03-18 05:21:57

Google, who last month admitted to bypassing the privacy setting of Apple's Safari Web browser, has pledged to cooperate with American and European probes into their actions, according to UPI reports published on Saturday. According to the wire service's reports, the Mountain View, California-based tech giant could be facing "steep fines" for cookies that "circumvented firewalls" in order to "allow the company to track a user's online activities," including the placement of a button that...

Chrome Browser Hit Hard In Hacker Competition
2012-03-10 04:00:53

UPDATED: Firefox was not compromised in last year´s contest, as confirmed in this blog post. Many thanks to the Mozilla Team for bring this to our attention. ------------- At the 2011 CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacker contest, Google Chrome was the one of the browsers that challengers could not break into. Fast forward to the 2012 challenge, and Chrome was the first to fall, thanks to a team of French hackers who found a previously unknown vulnerability in the software. VUPEN, a...

Internet Explorer Users Also Victims Of Google's Snooping
2012-02-21 12:30:50

Microsoft reports that Apple isn't the only company that has fallen victim to Google's sneaky way of getting past privacy protections. The company said that Google is exploiting the way Microsoft's Internet Explorer works, enabling the company to get past the browser's privacy policies. Dean Hachamovitch, corporate vice president for Internet Explorer, said in a blog post that the browser blocks third-party cookies by default, unless a site presents to the browser a P3P Compact Policy...


Latest Safari Reference Libraries

Web Browser
2013-01-30 14:59:51

A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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