Weekly Wrap-up: Ashton Kutcher’s Twitter Account Hacked, iPad 2 Specs, Light Painting Wi-Fi, and More…
Ashton Kutcher, star of TV and Twitter, was at TED this last week when a surprising tweet popped up in his stream: “Ashton, you’ve been Punk’d. This account is not secure. Dude, where’s my SSL?” Laugh all you want – when was the last time you double checked to see if you were using https://twitter.com, Twitter’s secure URL?
After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key trends that are shaping the Web – mobile, location, app stores – plus highlights from our six channels. Read on for more.
Top Stories of the Week
- Ashton Kutcher’s Twitter Account Hacked at TED
- All the Details on Apple’s iPad 2: Specs, Pricing, Release Date
- Android Becomes Number One in U.S. Smartphone Market Share
- Light Painting Wi-Fi (Haunting Video)
- Mozilla Makes A Better Case for Web Apps in Minutes Than Google Did in Months
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- Yobongo Hits the App Store: Can It Deliver?
- Yelp Would Like to Have Its Cake & Eat it, Too (Plus the Cake Tastes Terrible!)
- Are We Entering the Dark Ages of Mobile Apps?
- Chomp for Android is a Promising, but Imperfect, Android Market Alternative
ReadWriteEnterprise is devoted to enterprise 2.0 and using social software inside organizations.
- Live Blog from IBM Pulse: The Data World – Buildings, Homes…You Name It
- Does Your Social Media Strategy Include Africa and China?
- Salesforce.com Bringing Apple’s FaceTime to the Contact Center
- Quora for Startups: Sprouter Pivots to Focus on Q&A for Entrepreneurs
- What the AngelList Debate Means for the Future of Startup Investing
- hackNY Expands Its Internship Program, Matching Student Hackers and NYC Startups
- Cloud + Machine-to-Machine = Disruption of Things: Part 1
- Weekly Poll: Is the iPad 2 Suited for the Cloud?
- The Road to the Cloud: How Do You Move Applications to the Cloud?
ReadWriteBiz is a resource and guide for small to medium businesses.
- YC Startup Custora Helps Businesses Battle Churn
- Control Any Desktop Computer From Your iPad with GoToMyPC
- Apple Launches Program to Help Small Businesses Move to Mac, iPad, iPhone
ReadWriteHack is a resource and guide for developers.
- Crawl Bank Accounts with the Ghost of Wesabe
- RStudio: An Open Source and Cross-Platform IDE for R
- Building an E-Commerce App Made Easy With Tinypay.me’s New API
ReadWriteMobile is dedicated to helping its community understand the strategic business and technical implications of developing mobile applications.
- Mobile Operating System Market Share, Feb. 2011 (Infographic)
- iPhone Application Development for Dummies
- Weekly Poll: Too Little, Too Late for a Microsoft Tablet?
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