Daily Digest: Facebook Privacy Issues, DOJ Appeals NSA Ruling, HTML5 Imaging and more…


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Microsoft Quietly Upgrades the Surface Pro 2’s Processor: 
Microsoft’s Surface Pro 2 is getting a minor spec bump after just a couple months on the market.
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DOJ Will Appeal Judge’s Ruling Against NSA Phone Program: 
The decision of the D.C. judge conflicts with a ruling from a New York judge in a separate case
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Facebook Made of Teflon When it Comes to Privacy, Analysts Say: 
Facebook is being sued for allegedly intercepting users’ private messages, following links and sharing the information with advertisers and marketers.
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4 Key Elements for Proactive Application Security: 
We most often hear of the security breaches due to cross site scripting and SQL injection attacks, after the related vulnerabilities have been successfully exploited. But what could we do to prevent such attacks occurring in the first place?
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How to Create a Calendar Icon in HTML5 and CSS3: 
A few years ago we would have required a PNG or GIF image. You can still do that, but they’re not easy to change, cannot be indexed by search engines and are not scalable. A better option would be a Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG); it would permit more flexibility but we don’t necessarily need it.
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Getting started with Application Insights for Visual Studio Online: 
In this episode Nick Harris and Chris Risner are joined by Brian Keller, a Visual Studio Technical Evangelist, and Charles Sterling, a Program Manager for Visual Studio. In this video, they talk about Application Insights. Application Insights is a part of Visual Studio Online and Team Foundation Service.
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