After the incident last week where former Gizmodo employee Mat Honan’s Twitter, GMail, Apple accounts were compromised along with his Mac and iPhone being remotely wiped, Apple has taken a step to silence the criticism.
An anonymous Apple employee acknowledged the existence of such a suspension, and has suggested that this most definitely will be a small look into tighter customer verification that Apple is looking into deploying across their services.
On Tuesday, Amazon had also made it more3
Apple’s former CEO and co-founder Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs passed away today after his long battle with pancreatic cancer, leaving behind his wife Laurene and four children.
If not for Steve Jobs, it is unlikely that Apple could have become the industry giant it is today. Apple has come a long way with the brilliance and creativity of Steve; pioneering the personal computer industry, touch-controlled cellphones, and many other successful products.
Having just resigned on August 24th 2011, the 56 year old was recognized by many as a visionary and marketing genius. His passing is certainly a tremendous loss for the technology industry and he will be greatly missed.1
Today the White House Twitter account decided it was time for a classic internet meme. The many who may think the White House is full of bureaucrats who can’t take a joke might want to reconsider. Earlier today, this was tweeted from the White House Twitter account “@wiggsd Sorry to hear that. Fiscal policy is important, but can be dry sometimes. Here’s something more fun: tinyurl.com/y8ufsnp #WHChat” in response to a complaint about the lack of entertainment found in Obama’s recent briefings.
The link leads to a Youtube video of Rick Astley’s famous “Never Gonna Give You Up”. Entertainment achieved.