On the heels of an iOS update to address an issue with SSL authentication, Apple has released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to fix the problem for the Mac.Apple has yet to release information about the security contents for the update, but you’ll definitely want to update any OS X installations as soon as possible.
The Walt Disney Studios today launched Disney Movies Anywhere, its cloud-based digital movie service that enables consumers to stream any Disney, Pixar, and Marvel movie across any device. It is powered by iTunes so people can use their account to download any one of Disney’s library of over 400 active digital titles, including its most recent box office hit ‘Frozen’.As a added bonus, the company says that if you connect your iTunes account with Disney Movies Anywhere, for a limited time, you’ll receive a free digital copy of the Disney•Pixar’s “The Incredibles.”
Twitch will bring video game streaming to the Xbox One on March 11, according to the Associated Press (AP). The feature, which is already available on the PlayStation 4, will coincide with the release date for Titanfall in the US, one of the most anticipated titles for 2014.The report says the service will allow players to set up their own streams, quickly join broadcasters’ sessions and trigger their own broadcasts with Kinect-enabled voice commands. In addition, Xbox One owners will be able to archive game footage from sessions that they’ve streamed on Twitch.
Motorola is planning to jump back into the wearables market later this year, according to senior vice president Rick Osterloh. The company will launch a smartwatch that Osterloh claims will address "consumer issues like style and battery life." The news was revealed at a panel discussion at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
There's some surprise news out of Barcelona today: BlackBerry CEO John Chen told CNBC that he'd be willing to sell the company's BBM chat service... for the right price. "If somebody comes to me with $19 billion I would definitely sell it," he told an interviewer on air. "I mean, I would recommend to the board to take it."
The embattled Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has gone offline, after several organizations from the Bitcoin community released a joint statement distancing themselves from the Tokyo company's troubles. Mt. Gox's website remains inaccessible, and the exchange appears to have deleted its entire Twitter feed.The joint statement was originally billed as "regarding the insolvency of Mt. Gox," but was later updated to remove that language. A spokesman for the group told Recode, however, that "Mt. Gox has confirmed it will file bankruptcy in private discussions with other members of the bitcoin community."
Stephen Elop may not be Microsoft's new CEO, but the former head of Nokia is not going unrewarded for bringing the phone manufacturer into the Microsoft fold. According to an internal memo, Elop will replace Julie Larson-Green as the head of Microsoft's Devices and Studios business, putting him in charge of Xbox, Microsoft Surface, and Microsoft's game development efforts, in addition to the new cellular handset business.