Codecademy adds web languages, Apple’s HiDPI technology shows up in Air Display, and the copyright industry adds another acronym to its anti-piracy arsenal.
- Air Display Gets HiDPI Mode Support on iPad Retina Display: The app that turns your iPad into a second monitor for your PC is the first to take advantage of OS X’s HiDPI display option. It treats the iPad as a 1024×768 monitor, but uses double-sized icons and UI elements to take advantage of the Retina display. [MacStories]
- New Copyright Center Ready to Fire on Pirates (Exclusive): The Center for Copyright Information (CCI) promised by the MPAA and RIAA in July may soon be a reality. Originally framed as a consumer education initiative, the organization is shaping up as an intermediary between the entertainment industry and ISPs who agreed last year to police file sharing on their networks. [CNET]
- Unpatched Java Bug Infects Macs with Flashback Malware: The newest variant of the Flashback Trojan doesn’t rely on Mac users failing to update Java, but targets an ongoing vulnerability that was patched on Windows machines in February. While Java’s developers at Oracle maintain the platform on Windows, Apple compiles its own Java updates, often months later. [ComputerWorld]
- Pastebin to Hire Staff to Tackle Hackers’ ‘Sensitive’ Posts: Pastebin’s owner announced that he’ll supplement the site’s abuse report system with staff to actively monitor posts for sensitive information like hacked passwords and contact information. Some countries are blocking Pastebin in response to information outed on the site by hackers claiming to be from Anonymous and Lulzsec. [BBC Technology]
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