Premium-Inhalt. Computer attacks launched against sites run by human rights and dissident media groups threaten to knock free speech off the Web, a new report warned this week.
Premium-Inhalt. If you’re anything like me, earlier this month was big news for a couple of reasons: , and, almost more importantly, the fabled . Why this is important news to you may differ from me, though.
Premium-Inhalt. The story, "FCC's net neutrality vote criticized from both sides," which ran on the wire Tuesday, has a typo in the fifth paragraph. It has been corrected on the wire and now reads:
Premium-Inhalt. Fresh from replacing the Zain brand with its own, Airtel is set to roll out a mobile money transfer service across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, anchored in the company's One Network platform.
Premium-Inhalt. The Outercurve Foundation, an open source projects venue initially begun by Microsoft, has accepted into its domain the ConferenceXP project, which features an extensible e-learning and collaboration platform, the foundation said on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Internet telephony giant Skype blamed its peer-to-peer interconnection system for a problem that some reports said resulted in millions of users being unable to make calls using the service on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Opera Software introduced on Wednesday a widget runtime platform for the Google Android operating system, leveraging the WAC (Wholesale Applications Community) technology.
Premium-Inhalt. New CEO Arun Oberoi doesn't exactly bristle at Viridity Software getting lumped into the vendor category, but he wants to make sure the Burlington, Mass., company is seen as more than that.
Premium-Inhalt. The Kindle e-reader is set to become this year, but if you're hoping to see a Kindle under the tree Saturday be careful about the protective case you use with your new gadget. A small number of Kindle users report that Amazon's leather case for the Kindle is causing their e-reader to crash and require a manual reboot.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit asking a court to stop a "far-reaching" Internet enterprise that allegedly made millions of dollars by luring customers into trial memberships for bogus government grants and money-making schemes, then repeatedly charging them monthly fees for memberships they never ordered.
Premium-Inhalt. Synology America Corp on Tuesday announced the release of its newest server, the . Synology, a manufacturer of network attached storage devices for homes and businesses, has a reputation for creating feature-rich NAS solutions for a variety of audiences, and this latest unit should satisfy small businesses, prosumers, and network administrators. Capable of storing up to 15TB of data, this expansive NAS device is for those with serious storage demands.
Premium-Inhalt. NPR gives Ping a serious ding, a leather cover makes Kindles crash and burn, and we bring you the nativity scene for the ultimate Apple fan in your life. The remainders for Tuesday, December 21, 2010 are following yonder star.
Premium-Inhalt. For professional photographers and serious hobbyists, is key to their image editing workflow. They use it to sort, organize, develop, and publish photos, often as a preliminary to working on their pictures in Photoshop. However, Lightroom's image editing module, Develop, has become so powerful and versatile that for many photographers it is replacing Photoshop for basic editing. What makes Lightroom so valuable is that once you have mastered the program and defined frequently used custom settings (presets), you can move quickly from upload of the pictures to your computer to actually using them. OnOne Software's has over 190 predefined presets that can speed up your workflow, while providing guidance to help you more quickly master the Develop module.
Premium-Inhalt. The lead developer of the OpenBSD operating system says that he believes that a government contracting firm that contributed code to his project "was probably contracted to write backdoors," which would grant secret access to encrypted communications.
Premium-Inhalt. Santa shook his head as he gazed at the PC's screen. "We never should have computerized," he sighed. "Sure, it made inventory and fulfillment and logistics much more effective. But now someone has leaked my list of who's been naughty and nice this year to WikiLeaks. We'll never hear the end of it."
Premium-Inhalt. Perhaps the best thing to be said about IT hiring in 2010 is that mass layoffs tapered off significantly from their height during the 2008-09 recession, and that the long-term trend finally seems to , albeit at a slow pace.
Premium-Inhalt. A major Skype outage affected up to 10 million users on Wednesday afternoon, and things are just now returning to normal.
Premium-Inhalt. On Wednesday, computer and portable device accessories maker Newer Technology announced the release of its NuStand Alloy iPad and Mac Mini stands. The new stands are available now for $25 each.
Premium-Inhalt. Amid the flurry of updates the App Store team is approving before taking a much-deserved holiday vacation, a new version of Apple’s app has appeared with some key new features.
Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla Wednesday shipped Firefox 4 Beta 8, the last preview it will release this year before it makes a run toward a final version in 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. The end of the year is a time for assessment, and that goes for outsourcing, too. While it's easy to point fingers at IT service providers for problems that have arisen over the past twelve months, customers play a significant role in the success or failure of any outsourcing deal.
Premium-Inhalt. A Blaine, Minnesota, man has pleaded guilty to charges that he hacked into his neighbor's Wi-Fi connection to e-mail death threats and child pornography, apparently with the intention of causing trouble for the unsuspecting neighbor.
Premium-Inhalt. U.S. officials say a plea agreement has been reached in an involving New Jersey IT consulting firm Vision Systems Group Inc.
Premium-Inhalt. Brocade's installed base of Fibre Channel storage-area networks is both an asset and an albatross.
Premium-Inhalt. Expanding its reach into the medical IT services market, Dell that it has agreed to buy medical archive services company InSite One Inc.
Premium-Inhalt. The original Real Racing set the standard for racing games on iPhone and iPod touch — a very high standard. manages to raise the bar even further to bring you possibly the best racing game available for iOS so far.
Premium-Inhalt. If you love Grover--and who doesn't?--there's a special holiday treat available this week: an iPad storytelling app starring the lovable Muppet.
Premium-Inhalt. As I clack out these words, Christmas is just three days away, many of you have come down with NeedtoBurnSickDaysitis and are away from work, on your way to visit family and other assorted loved ones; and you still haven’t figured out what gift to give to those you treasure most. May I suggest that rather than another pair of wooly socks or reindeer-themed undergarments you instead share some of the technology skills you’ve acquired over the years?
Premium-Inhalt. It's been nine months . It gives third-party developers access to the same cloud platform as , which offers organizations tailored, private versions of Gmail, Google Docs, and other Google apps. It's all part of Google's push to get workers into cloud-based applications, and away from .
Premium-Inhalt. Do you have a budding astronomer in the family? Touch Press on Tuesday released , an interactive e-book that follows up on its popular , which Touch Press says has sold more than 160,000 copies.