Aemon Malone

Aemon Malone

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Hacker pleads guilty to stealing iPad user data

One-half of an accused hacking duo has admitted to his role in a breach that exposed personal detail of about 114,000 users of Apple's iPad.

Computing

Apple awarded prized touchscreen patent

Amidst ongoing legal sparing over mobile technology, Apple has won a broad patent relating to the touchscreens found on its iPhone and iPad.

Mobile

The Onion launches YouTube campaign in quest to win Pulitzer

Satirical news publication The Onion is making a serious (as serious as The Onion gets anyways) push to win the coveted Pulitzer Prize this year — and it’s not going it alone this time around. The Onion has the backing of a cadre of celebrities…

Web

FCC to fight ‘mystery fees’ on phone bills

The FCC is going after phone companies who illegally slip extra charges on to their customers' monthly phone bills.

Mobile

Julian Assange selling a lunch date with himself on eBay

Embattled Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is giving one lucky person the chance to have lunch with him in London next month -- for a price.

Web

LulzSec now taking phone requests for DDoS attacks

Have a website you just can't stand? LulzSec is happily taking requests through a hotline for its infamous DDoS services.

Computing

Pandora set for IPO on Wednesday

Following in the footsteps of LinkedIn's wildly successful IPO, Pandora will become the second major tech company to go public when it begins selling shares to the public starting tomorrow.

Computing

Steve Jobs comic book in the works for summer release

Following up its success with a Mark Zuckerberg comic book portrayal, Bluewater Productions will release a comic book profile of Steve Jobs in August.

Apple

Two iPhones to takeoff into space onboard NASA’S final shuttle mission

NASA has two iPhones booked on next month's shuttle flight bound for the International Space Station.

Apple

Google releases ‘safer and snazzier’ Chrome 12 browser update

Google's Chrome 12 comes with an updates to Safe Browsing mode and a new feature that adds 3D CSS capabilities.

Computing

Study: App downloads to reach 48 billion by 2015

Consumer preference for touchscreen devices is one factor expected to contribute to a steady increase in app consumption over the next few years.

Android Army

Apple now worth more than Microsoft and Intel combined

Apple's iPad and iPhone continue to drive the company's value north while Wintel has struggled to keep pace.

Apple

MI6 hacks Al-Qaeda website, swaps bomb instructions for cupcake recipes

M16 recently executed a tasty bit of hacking that swapped bombs for pastries.

Cool Tech

Report: Apple signs deal with Universal to offer music through iCloud

Apple has now added the final piece to its cloud music service puzzle by signing Universal Music, home of Lady Gaga, U2 and Kanye West.

Apple

Netflix CEO: cable is still going strong despite online streaming

Netflix CEO seemed to suggest the world is big enough for cable and Netflix both during a talk given duing the All Things Digital conference today.

Computing