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October 9, 2005

SMS attack, or not?

A not-so-secret secret about theoretical SMS and network security has surfaced lately and demands a response. As Bruce Schneier reports, several researchers have published a paper showing that one can theorectically deny cellular voice service over a network using a relatively small scale SMS-based DoS attack. The researchers estimate 165 SMS messages per second could […]

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February 18, 2004

J2ME Tip: MIDP Push Using SMS

Tips and tricks for using MIDP 2.0’s Push capabilities via SMS. Read all about it in my java.net blog.

February 19, 2012

Notes from the week of 2012-02-19

Snowy airport statue and plane taking biff http://t.co/RJz0QtEe # Something you don't see at TUL that often: Deicing http://t.co/jZmCBc40 # Hackathon to hit Hub – http://t.co/pV32GdqC http://t.co/37weptID # Laura Bush just deplaned from the jet I'm boarding http://t.co/zcqwzWRN # Vim anti-patterns http://t.co/BOEbx5vG # Lakes on approach to Boston http://t.co/WCj1vuks # A new way to share […]

August 9, 2011

Mobile App Developer position in Denver

Passing this along for talent scout Kelley Zwisler of Goldstone Partners: MOBILE APP DEVELOPER (IOS, Android, Windows Mobile) A3 Media Network is an international company whose customers include the largest mobile companies around the world and customers of their app stores. We create mobile apps, TV apps and mobile websites that bring our huge library […]

July 13, 2011

Alternative Payment Systems, Part 6: Comparing Options

This is the sixth and final installment in my multi-part series comparing alternative payment systems to the PayPal X Platform and each other. Part one introduced Amazon’s Flexible Payments Service, part two discussed Facebook Credits, part three focused on Google Checkout, part four examined Dwolla, and part five explained mobile payment options, especially the Square […]

July 11, 2011

Alternative Payment Systems, Part 5: Square and Intuit GoPayment

This is the fifth installment of my multi-part series comparing alternative payment systems to the PayPal X Platform and each other. Part one introduced Amazon’s Flexible Payments Service, part two discussed Facebook Credits, part three focused on Google Checkout, and part four examined Dwolla. This time we’re going to consider two leading mobile card reader […]

March 30, 2011

Twitter APIs: Getting started with the RESTful interface

I’m writing an ongoing series of posts on Mobile, Social, and Local technologies, collectively “MoSoLo“.  Previously I’ve covered the rise of web APIs, Facebook (history and openess, social plugins, Open Graph, and the Graph API), web API power tools for programming bliss including YQL for PayPal transactions, data markets, REST+JSON, and more. In this post […]

March 17, 2011

Selling Digital Goods in Data Markets: Part 2, Accessing Data

In the first installment of this series, I introduced the concept of data markets. I outlined the types of markets and their main features, and then highlighted four of the major data market players. In this article, I’ll show you how to go about choosing markets to use and then extracting data from them. Comparing […]

January 24, 2011

The Facebook APIs, part 1: Openness vs the walled garden

As I noted in the first post of my new series on third party APIs, there has been an explosion in the number of web APIs available for our use.  We’re now in the thousands of publicly available APIs, and the number continues to rise so fast that it’s hard to keep up with what’s […]

January 19, 2011

Credit cards versus the mobile wallet

My recent post on Intuit giving away free mobile credit card readers for smartphones has received a decent amount of reader comments via back-channel discussion.  My mention of PayPal Mobile SMS payments near the bottom of the post seemed to draw particular attention. One of my readers, Peter Mancini (a former colleague from my days […]