You should read Mat Honan’s heartbreaking tale of a hack attack and the ensuing discussion on Techmeme. Much of the story is about Amazon or Apple’s security practices, but I would still advise everyone to turn on Google’s two-factor authentication to make your Gmail account safer and less likely to get hacked.
Two-factor authentication means “something you know” (like a password) and “something you have,” which can be an object like a phone. Here’s a simple video about how it works:
Please don’t wait to turn on 2-step verification. It’s not that hard, and it will really protect your account. Why not set up two-step authentication right now?
Visit Matt Cutts blog to learn more, including FAQ’s
Back in November we posted about a whole bunch of ways to get more free space on Dropbox, last month we doubled our referral credits, and just last weekend we kicked off Dropquest II.
With so many ways to increase the size of your Dropbox, we decided to whip up a new Get Space page to put it all in one place. Some ways to get more space (and lots of it) include upgrading your account, referring your friends, or connecting with Twitter and Facebook!
Photo uploads for free space
You’re probably thinking “But my photos are large, won’t automatic uploading eat up all my Dropbox space?” We’ve got you covered. Don’t forget, we’ll give you 500 MB of Dropbox space for your first automatic upload. As you take and upload more photos and videos, you can earn up to 3 GB extra, for free.
The start-up marketplace is booming according to a new infograph from StartupHire.com. There was a 23.5% increase in job postings from 2010 to 2011. But, what types of jobs are they and where are they located?
** For the full infograph click on the image on the right.
Where are the Jobs
- California (36.3 percent)
- Massachusetts (7.43 percent)
- New York (7.13 percent)
- Texas (4.87 percent)
- Washington (4.02 percent)
- Colorado (2.66 percent)
- Pennsylvania (2.52 percent)
- Illinois (2.15 percent)
- Virginia (1.87 percent)
- North Carolina (1.48 percent)
- Software (36.6 percent)
- IT Services (20.9 percent)
- Business Products/Services (5.7 percent)
- Cleantech/Energy (4.8 percent)
- Networking & Equipment (4.8 percent)
- Biotech (3.3 percent)
- Healthcare Services (2.9 percent)
- Telecomm (2.8 percent)
- Media & Entertainment (2.4 percent)
- Computers & Peripherals (2.3 percent)
Top Job Titles
- Software Engineer
- Sr. Software Engineer
- Product Manager
- Account Manager
- Project Manager
- Account Executive
- Business Analyst
- Inside Sales Representative
- Sales Engineer
- Product Marketing Manager