Samsung is announcing plans for its largest-yet North American developer conference, a multiday event to take place Oct. 27-29 in San Francisco. The Korean electronics giant was short on details, saying only that the conference will allow developers to ?Engage with industry leaders,? ?Collaborate with fellow developers,? ?Learn about new Samsung tools and SDKs,? and ?Create what?s next.?
Apple has disclosed that its developer site was accessed by ?an intruder? and theyhas not ruled out the possibility that developers? names, mailing addresses, and/or email addresses were compromised. The company sent developers an email explanation, after pushing them off for the past three days with notices that the developer site was down for maintenance.
British Prime Minister David Cameron challenged the Internet search engine providers Google, Yahoo and Bing after evidence in two recent high-profile child murders in Britain has shown that the killers accessed online child pornography. Cameron said search engines must block results for searches using blacklisted keywords to stop Internet users accessing illegal images.