Facebook is ready to pay anybody who effectively hacks into its site and locates bugs.
It has paid out over $40,000 under its latest “bug bounty”, which requests professional security researchers and hackers to send it the details of some Facebook susceptibilities that they uncover, Facebook formerly said.
Joe Sullivan, Facebook Chief Security officer wrote in a blog post, “We’ve already paid a $5,000 bounty for one really good report. One person has already received more than $7,000 for six different issues flagged.”
According to Facebook, Researchers from over 16 countries have . . . → Read More: Facebook Will Pay Anybody Who Can Hack Its Site and Find Bugs
AT&T Inc. T+1.23% will carry 5,000 wireless call-center jobs it has outsourced abroad back to the U.S. if it recommended $39 billion deal to purchase Deutsche Telekom AG’s DTEGY- 1.43% t-Mobile USA is accepted by regulators, according to the company .
It would put the jobs after the agreement closes and assured not to slash any more wireless call-center positions. The move is dependent on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and Department of Justice accepting the takeover, Brad Burns, company spokesperson said in an email.
The transporter is pushing its case for the merger . . . → Read More: Acceptance of T-Mobile Bid Means AT&T Bringing 5,000 Jobs to US
The biological father of Steve Jobs, who gave him up for adoption 56 years ago, has begged the Apple founder to get in touch “before it is too late”.
According to Abdulfattah John Jandali, he was desperate to talk to his son for the first time before his death from cancer.
He was overcome with guilt for abandoning the boy and persisted he was not after the billions of Mr. Jobs.
For decades he had been too proud to make the first move but now wished to reunite with his son, Mr. Jandali said.
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Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform perhaps would not be the close to the top when it approaches to market share, however it is acquiring there when it approached to the quantity of apps accessible in its Windows Phone Marketplace.
The newest numbers from Windows Phone App List, a website that catalogs the quantity of app in the Marketplace, illustrate there to be more than 30,000 apps accessible. Microsoft has arrived at this number in a simple 10 months from the Marketplace debuted.
Despite the fact that these numbers light in comparison to the hundreds of . . . → Read More: Microsoft Tops Over 30, 000 Apps for Its Windows Phone
The bug-hunter bounty program of Facebook has paid out over $40,000 in only three weeks.
The company opened the program at the starting of this month, assuring $500 for every susceptibility disclosed-more on exceptional cases.
According to the company, it has had to deal with bogus statements from people who were just looking for advertising but has had some more authentic bug statements.
Joe Sullivan, chief security officer said on the security blog of the company, “It has been fascinating to watch the roll-out of this program from inside Facebook. First, it . . . → Read More: Facebook’s Bug-Hunter Program Pays Over $40, 000
Get in line for an iPhone 5 at present, but bring a jacket because the temperatures will have dropped a bit by the time its release date rolls throughout in October. The revelation has Verizon’s tog dog of accepting he had no sign the postponement was approaching, and Sprint reps hesitant what to inform their customers concerning it.
When Apple and Verizon joined forces on a late-cycle Verizon iPhone 4 in March, some presumed it was for the reason both parties know the iPhone 5 would not roll throughout until the fall rather than the normal . . . → Read More: Verizon and Sprint Gets Shocked at Announced iPhone 5 October Release Date
One of the designers of the innovative Portal, Kim Swift, is at Penny Arcade Expo to illustrate that she is not out of intelligent game ideas.
Swift and her group at Airtight Games will host a PAX panel and provide followers the first sign at Quantum Conundrum, a first-person, physics-based puzzle game arriving next year for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Followers of Portal will discover the downloadable game to be comfortingly recognizable, from the idiosyncratic humorousness to the intelligent puzzle design.
Wired.com saw a lenient demonstration of Quantum Conundrum to be published . . . → Read More: Quantum Conundrum, Created by Portal Designer