John O'Mara, Author at Hacked: Hacking Finance

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John O'Mara

John O'Mara

John O'Mara is a writer of code and prose from London, UK



Will Invade the Mighty Amazon?

Posted on August 8th, 2015.

A new startup called Jet is setting up to steal Amazon’s crown as eCommerce king. For $49.99 a year membership everything is cheaper with Jet, who promise to beat all other online retailers in price by using sourcing algorithms which allow them to reduce supply chain inefficiency, bringing you the lowest prices, all while placing...


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Computers Speak English? Chinese Swift on the Rise

Posted on August 8th, 2015.

Note: Hacked has discovered since publishing this article that the original reporting from Bloomberg was inaccurate. The Swift documentation was translated, not the programming language. A blunder to be sure. Due to the oversight, John O’Mara will be following up in detail, to include attempting to acquiring an official statement...



Apple Trolls vs Fanboys: Fanning the Flames (Op-Ed)

Posted on August 7th, 2015.

Apple trolls and fanboys alike are both fanning the flames of the publicity which keeps them in the news. For as long as Apple has been a major player in tech, no other tech corporation has provoked nearly as much conversation. But most flame wars have been focused on disinformation espoused by both sides, and as the saying goes, no news...



iOS Users: Are your LinkedIn login credentials safe?

Posted on August 4th, 2015.

iPhone and iPad users may be shocked to learn that despite the security provided by iOS, they may be unwittingly providing their LinkedIn email and password to third parties, ‘phishing’ for their details. As many people use the same email/password combination on a variety of websites and services, a smart attacker would not use that...

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