News Round Up

Anyone who has been following our Twitter feed will know that we’ve had a busy week here at Bigfoot Digital. We’ve had some server changes, so apologies for not updating the blog.

Now V-Day is out of the way, we can start looking forward to Pancake Day on Tuesday. I’ll be enjoying mine stacked high with lemon juice and sugar. Pancakes aside, here’s a news round-up for the weekly news.

Google is under scrutiny over the way they track iPad and iPhone user activity. Safari has been using sneaky cookies to target advertising at users.

The US Army is now on Pinterest, there are also rumours that Zuckerberg has signed up.

Utah based startup Chamtech have developed spray on antenna to boost mobile phone signals. I can’t even pretend to understand the science behind this; so you can read more about it here.

Ever miss-spelled an URL and landed on another site which looks the same, but isn’t quite right? Well, two of those sites typosquatters, Twtter and Wikapedia have been shut down and fined £100,000.

A 26 year old software development student from York has been jailed for 8 months for hacking into Facebook.

Twitter will now use HTTPS as standard when users log in to their site; this will keep your information private if you login over an unsecure network.

And finally, an example of how 3D printers can be put to good use: by bringing internet memes to life.