bMighty News Flash: Wednesday May 20, 2009

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  • T-Mobile Delays 'Cupcake' Android Update -- Android users will have to wait until early June to get Android 1.5, which will add a virtual keyboard, stereo Bluetooth, and video recording
  • Sprint Predicts Pre Shortages -- The CEO of the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier says he expects early demand for the Palm Pre smartphone to outstrip supply


  • The Social Media Security Threat -- Websense reports that 70 of the top 100 Web site, many of them social media, had hosted malicious content at some point, but 95% percent of businesses allow access to social media and 86% of IT managers report being pressured to expand social media accessibility despite security concerns.


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