In memoriam – Corby Corbató, MIT computer science pioneer, dies at 93 – Naked Security

Almost everyone’s heard of Linux – it’s the operating system kernel that’s behind a significant proportion of servers on the internet, including most of Google, Facebook, Amazon and many other contemporary online juggernauts. In its Android flavour, Linux powers the majority of smartphones out there, and in one form or …

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Seven years after the Nexus 7, what happened to Android tablets?

Tablets are so weird. Are they just big phones? Are they laptop replacements? Something completely different? I don’t think manufacturers even know the answer to this question. Today marks the seven-year anniversary of the Nexus 7. This device got Google noticed in the tablet business. It helped spawn a number …

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