Gosney's system elevates password cracking to the next level, and effectively renders even the strongest passwords protected with weaker encryption algorithms, like Microsoft's LM and NTLM, obsolete.
The Register - Microsoft needs to cut Surface RT prices and make it available at locations other than it's own stores in order for it to be competitive according to an analyst:
DFG said mixed reviews and the $599 starting price were putting off customers, but the major issue has been its go-to-market strategy. "Lack of distribution is killing the product," the equity analyst stated, "[lack] of retail exposure at Best Buy and others is severely depressing sales."
Seattle Times - Starbucks is opening another 1500 US stores. Great News! I was just thinking the other day, you know what America needs? More Starbucks that's what!
NY Times - Border Agents’ Power to Search Devices Is Facing Increasing Challenges in Court. Good, The way I look at it is if you are a non-US citizen entering the US then your devices should be open for inspection. If you are a US citizen then the 4th amendment applies. Once you are in the country citizen or not the 4th amendment applies.
ZDNet - Microsoft opens its Socl social-search site to any and all testers. I looked at it last night. Interesting but I found it unusable