The Briefing 22: Week Ending February 2, 2013

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This is The Briefing, a ten-minute-or-less podcast of tech news, for the week ending February 2, 2013. In this edition: Twitter and major news organisations confirm that they were hacked; BlackBerry 10 finally comes out to market; and PNG is now more popular than GIF!

For those who missed out what The Briefing is, here’s a blog post explaining the show. Feel free to offer any suggestions, improvements and constructive criticism for our new show.

Host: Terence Huynh
Length: 7:57

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http://blog.twitter.com/2013/02/keeping-our-users-secure.html

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/01/twitter-hacked-data-for-250000-users-stolen/

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/31/technology/chinese-hackers-infiltrate-new-york-times-computers.html?_r=0&pagewanted=all

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323926104578276202952260718.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/02/technology/washington-posts-joins-list-of-media-hacked-by-the-chinese.html?pagewanted=all

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/01/31/blackberry-10-launching/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/01/31/telstra-optus-to-bring-blackberry-z10-possibly-in-mid-march/

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/01/31/google-extends-exchange-activesync-support-so-microsoft-can-update-windows-phone/

http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2013/01/office-2013-what-it-costs-in-australia/

http://www.apple.com/au/pr/library/2013/01/29Apple-Increases-iPad-with-Retina-Display-to-128GB.html

http://torrentfreak.com/kim-dotcom-mega-search-engines-have-to-play-by-the-rules-130201/

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/31/3937476/cnet-loses-ces-awards-following-dish-hopper-controversy-dvr-named

http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424127887323701904578273120108154866-lMyQjAxMTAzMDMwMDEzNDAyWj.html

http://techgeek.com.au/2013/02/01/upcoming-sony-conference-announced/

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/29/3928726/500px-photography-app-returns-to-apple-ios-app-store

http://w3techs.com/blog/entry/the_png_image_file_format_is_now_more_popular_than_gif