DailyDose: Developer finds major security loophole in Samsung phones, Dell dumps Android.
DailyDose of tech news from around the world: Dell dumps Android, backs Windows 8. Developer finds security loophole in Samsung phones. Facebook joins Nasdaq 100, RIM, Netflix dropped. iPhone 5 sells two million units in China in 3 days and more.
Now you can archive your tweets
Users can now download all their Tweets and store them netaly on a local drive. You need to send a request to Twitter which will e-mail you a link to download the Tweets. This feature doesn’t show up for all users as yet [via].
Apple today announced it has sold over two million of its new iPhone 5 in China, just three days after its launch on December 14. iPhone 5 will be available in more than 100 countries by the end of December, making it the fastest iPhone rollout ever. [Source]
Facebook joins Nasdaq 100, RIM, Netflix dropped
Following the news that Facebook joined the NASDAQ-100, an index comprised of the 100 largest non-financial stocks listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market, Netflix and troubled BlackBerry maker RIM have been dropped. These changes will come into effect on Monday, December 24, 2012. [Source]
Developer finds security loophole in Samsung phones
This one is a bit geeky. A developer has found a major security loophole on Samsung phones that will allow people to access the entire physical memory of the phone. Basically, all of the device becomes read/write accessible to all users and can be misused by malicious applications. Details here and here.
Dell dumps Android, backs Windows 8
Dell vice chairman Jeff Clarke said that the company is officially giving up on Android phones and tablets at the Dell World Conference in Austin. According to Clarke, “It’s a content play with Android”. “Amazon is selling books and Google is making it up with search. So far we couldn’t find a way to build a business on Android.” [Source]