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Pinterest rolls out revamped iPhone and iPad app

Pinterest Rolls Out Revamped iPhone and iPad Pinterest spruced up its iOS app today to make scrolling, pin management, and deleting comments easier. “We’ve made a few tweaks behind the scenes so scrolling is smoother when you’re going through pins,” the pinning social network wrote in a blog post today. “We also added some features to make it easier to …

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‘Chinese still hacking us,’ says Wall Street Journal owner

Chinese still hacking us Several U.S. media outlets experienced a massive wave of cyberattacks allegedly coming from the Chinese military over the last few months. While some newspapers have claimed that their networks are now safe, the Wall Street Journal may still be a victim of the online onslaught. The newspaper’s owner Rupert Murdock tweeted today, “Chinese still hacking us, …

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DreamWorks CEO Katzenberg sees big profit in small screens

DreamWorks CEO Katzenberg Consumers will eventually pay less for entertainment streamed to smaller devices, with studios and distributors basing prices on the size of the destination device, movie mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg predicted today. A tiered pricing market, in which people paid less to see a movie on a cell phone than a theater, would result in greater consumption in developing …

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Amateur effort finds new largest prime number

Largest prime number The Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) project has scored its 14th consecutive victory, discovering the largest prime number so far. The number, 2 to the power of 57,885,161 minus 1, is a digit that’s 17,425,170 digits long. That’s big enough that if you want to see the full text, you’ll have to brace yourself for a …

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A Monty Python sci-fi movie? With Robin Williams? What?

A Monty Python sci-fi movie? Have you ever had the kind of feeling where, after hearing a piece of news, your mind-body continuum is so confused that you don’t know how to react? This is largely how I felt on hearing there will be a new Monty Python movie. A new Monty Python sci-fi movie. A new Monty Python sci-fi …

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