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Thousands of patient records could be left exposed to hackers, as up to 20 NHS trusts have failed to put an agreement in place with Microsoft to extend security support for Windows XP via a patch, The Register can reveal.…
Evernote gets $20M and a new source of contextual content from Japan’s Nikkei originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
iPhone refugees have often struck a nasty problem: Apple's iMessage service assumes that all SMS to their phone number should use the over-the-top messaging iMessage app. TXTs intended for an iPhone have therefore failed to land when folks move to rival phones, as they disappear into the bowels of Apple instead of reaching mobile phone networks.…
When artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn visited the favelas of Rio De Janeiro, they wondered how they could help the wider community. Turns out, the answer was a simple lick of paint.
You may have already seen the neighbourhood-wide artwork that they create, but in this video they explain how their ambitious artworks have brought together communities—along with the barbecues they throw, that is. It's a pretty powerful message: that sometimes, positive social change can stem from the simplest of initiatives. [TED]