This week, is your cellphone safe from unwarranted searches?, a new ruling on mobile rebroadcasting of over-the-air video, another major player enters the smart home market, a late-night show on Netflix?, and all the best from Google‘s I/O developer conference.
This week, we have a ton of Apple news, including revealing evidence uncovered in the ongoing Apple/Samsung trial, and how one tech reporter’s online identity was demolished as a result of a social engineering hack on Apple & Amazon tech support.
Plus, Starbucks invests $25 million — and their entire paypoint infrastructure — in Square payments.
If you have a laptop, iPad, or other digital device and you like to do some reading with your morning coffee, Starbucks is now giving you the chance to read some Marvel comics while you sip.
According to Starbucks, the franchise has added Marvel comics to its Starbucks Digital Network on their Entertainment Channel, which will give customers unlimited, free access to the full library of Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited. So, while in line a Starbucks, you’ll be able to sample some Marvel books for free while you wait.
The t-shirt deal of the day over at RIPT Apparel is the Star Wars Starbucks mash-up “Darth Roast Coffee.”
The tee, by artist J Christian Reed, went on sale at RIPT today, Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at midnight CST, and will continue for 24 hours from then, and once it’s over, it will not be sold on the site anymore.
The design takes Star Wars villain Darth Vader and puts him in the center of a Starbucks-like logo for his own brand of coffee. The Imperial logo is also incorporated into the design.