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Squid 3 Exploit Closed in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.04 LTSview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Canonical has published details in a security notice about a Squid 3 vulnerability in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems that has been found and fixed. The Ubuntu developers have closed a small problem with Squid, which could have been made to crash, if it received specially crafted network traffic. According to the security notice, "Matthew Daley discovered that Squid (IT news)

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PHP 5.6 Major Update Officially Releasedview story

http://news.softpedia.com – PHP 5.6, an HTML-embedded scripting language with syntax borrowed from C, Java, and Perl, with a couple of unique PHP-specific features thrown in, is now available for download. The PHP 5.x branch includes a new OOP model based on the Zend Engine, a new extension for improved MySQL support, built-in native support for SQLite, and many more features. (IT news)

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The Promise And Perils Of 3D Printer Popularityview story

http://techcrunch.com –  I’ve stopped writing about a few things recently, mostly because of fatigue. First, I’m not that interested in merchants accepting bitcoin – these little blips are primarily PR moves and little else and I just don’t get as wound up about mass adoption of BTC as the true believers. I’m also not interested in covering crowdfunded 3D printers. (IT news)

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Contact Center Has Changed The Way I Use My iPhoneview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Contact Center acts like speed dial built for the way we communicate with others on smartphones today. You’re given a set of customizable tiles that can be edited to show common functions, like calling, texting, or sending GIFs, or to show your favorite contacts. Read More (IT news)

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Minuum Previews Its Size-Shifting Virtual Keyboard For iOS 8view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Toronto startup Minuum is readying its iOS 8 custom keyboard software, now that Apple has made it possible for developers to create that kind of app. The system-wide Minuum virtual keyboard is nearing completion, just in time for the launch of iOS 8 in September, and its developers are looking for those eager to be among the first to try out the software. (IT news)

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Microsoft Updates OneDrive Apps, Makes Play For Android Prosumers With Business Partitionsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  OneDrive, Microsoft’s rebranded cloud-based storage and file sharing service that competes against Google Drive, Apple’s iCloud, Box and Dropbox, is issuing an update to its mobile apps today, part of the company’s bigger push to differentiate the service from the rest of the pack and attract more users. (IT news)

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Ticket Search Engine SeatGeek Raises $35M Round From Accel And Some Big-Name Athletesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  SeatGeek, a company that bills itself as “the web’s largest ticket search engine”, is announcing that it has raised $35 million in Series B funding. The round brought was led by Accel Capital, with Accel’s John Locke (whose previous investments include eBay-acquired payments company Braintree and Angry Birds-maker Rovio) joining the board of directors. (IT news)

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Newly Launched PayPal Alternative Visa Checkout Adds Nearly A Dozen More Partnersview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Last month, Visa launched a new payment option designed for e-commerce transactions called Visa Checkout, which eliminates the need for entering in a 16-digit card number during the checkout process in favor of a username and password combination. (IT news)

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HP Desperately Wants To Be Innovative Againview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Let’s face it, HP was once the king of Silicon Valley, but over the last several years, the company has had issues due in part to the revolving door in the CEO office. While the company has finally gained some stability with Meg Whitman, the lack of consistent leadership has resulted in shifting priorities and changing strategies. (IT news)

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IFTTT Lands $30 Million Series B From Norwest Venture Partners, A16Zview story

http://techcrunch.com –  IFTTT (If This Then That) has just announced it has closed $30 million in Series B funding led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from existing investor A16Z. As part of the deal, IFTTT is also bringing on a new board member, Josh Goldman, who is a general partner at Norwest and who holds advisory roles on 15 other boards, according to CrunchBase. Read More (IT news)

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Sony teases the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, and Xperia Z3 tabletview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Next week Sony will likely announce the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, and Xperia Z3 tablet. We have a good idea about each device, but to hype things up, Sony released a teaser video with some clues. You will notice a “3″ theme towards the beginning, which probably indicates that three devices will be announced. (IT news)

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VHX Updates Its Admin Panel To Make Do-It-Yourself Videos Sales Even Easierview story

http://techcrunch.com –  A little more than two years ago, VHX launched a platform that is designed to allow pretty much anyone to begin selling their videos online. Now it’s making that process easier, with an update to the admin consoles of its site, providing the tools independent producers need to successfully sell their wares online. Read More (IT news)