News links for 13 March 2013
Samsung to issue Galaxy S3 lock screen bypass fix 'shortly' as Lookout releases fix | ZDNet
"The bug allows an attacker in possession of the phone to bypass the passcode-secured lock screen. The bug can be exposed by cancelling an emergency call and hitting the power button on a locked device, giving access to data and apps on the device."
Yahoo's Mayer gets internal flak for more rigorous hiring | Reuters
"Mayer dismissed the complaint that she had refused good ...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.