A look behind the curtain: how Netflix redesigned and rebuilt its television experience. "In early 2012, Netflix began an ambitious redesign process that involved seven A/B tests, a new image format and a complete rewrite of Netflix’s TV rendering engine," GigaOm reports.
Syria war stirs new U.S. debate on cyberattacks. "Not long after the uprising in Syria turned bloody," reports the New York Times, "late in the spring of 2011, the Pentagon and the National Security Agency developed a battle plan that featured a sophisticated cyberattack on the Syrian military and President Bashar al-Assad’s command structure."
EU delays vote on roaming, open internet. "The European Parliament's industry committee has postponed a vote on putting an end to roaming charges across the EU by 2015 and ensuring that telcos don't get to charge companies like Google to pay for faster interwebs," the Register reports.
Bitcoins, other digital currencies stolen in massive 'Pony' botnet attack. "Cybercriminals have infected the computers of digital currency holders," Computerworld reports, "using a virus known as "Pony" to make off with account credentials, bitcoins and other digital currencies in one of the largest attacks on the technology, security services firm Trustwave said."