10 Stories You Need To Know Today

10 Stories You Need To Know Today

Password hackers explore new boundaries and the BBC launches Playlister while Brits waste 5.5 days per year to slow computers.

Sara Boboltz
  • 9 october 2013

The Bible and YouTube are fueling the next frontier of password-cracking. Ars Technica

BBC launches music-streaming service Playlister to help users discover new tunes. Engadget

Raspberry Pi minicomputer sales over $1.75 million since launch in 2012. CNET

Britons waste about 5.5 days’ worth of time per year due to slow computers. The Telegraph

Google looks to add bill-splitting function to Google Wallet to make group dining easier. Fast Company

Red Cross wants gamers to be (virtually) punished for committing (virtual) war crimes. UberGizmo

Google might add SMS function to Hangouts app to compete with iMessage. Gigaom

Sports Illustrated is testing a paywall that trades articles for video ad views. AdWeek

Yahoo unveils modern email service design with inspiration from Flickr and Tumblr. The Verge

PayPal to enable in-person payments by scanning QR code in-store. The Next Web


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