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Premium-Inhalt. EMC's RSA Security division says the security of the company's two-factor SecurID tokens could be at risk following a sophisticated cyber-attack on the company.
Premium-Inhalt. It's the day after Thursday, and tomorrow is Saturday. You know what that means: it's either time to watch , or read your remainders for Friday, March 18 2011.
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Premium-Inhalt. Research in Motion (RIM) officially announced plans for a free (BES) for customers using Microsoft's Office 365. The free BES --hosted by RIM--will enable IT admins to monitor and maintain BlackBerry devices while letting RIM handle the tedium of the backend infrastructure.
Premium-Inhalt. Samsung SDI has agreed to plead guilty and pay a US$32 million fine for its involvement in a price-fixing controversy related to color tubes used in computer monitors, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. When will introduce a full-fledged tablet, one built to compete with the Apple iPads and Motorola Xooms of the world? As the Internet's top retailer--and one with a highly successful track record in the e-reader/e-book space--Amazon is in an excellent position to expand beyond today's Kindle audience and compete for a larger share of a growing tablet market.
Premium-Inhalt. The devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11 took a tragic toll on human life but also rocked markets this week, sending shares of businesses, including technology vendors, on a rollercoaster ride.
Premium-Inhalt. With the about RSA's SecurID technology, large businesses should the two-factor authentication deployment is supposed to protect, a risk management expert advises.
Premium-Inhalt. When NASA's left Mercury in 1974, the probe left scientists scratching their heads about the nature of the innermost planet. Why is Mercury so dense? Is its outer core really molten? How does it hold onto its thin, tenuous atmosphere made of helium, sodium, and other lightweight elements?
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T is cracking down on jailbroken iPhone users who tether their phones to other devices for free.
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Premium-Inhalt. Let's get this out of the way first thing: Apple's new MacBook Pro line of laptops, and almost lost in the din of publicity around , do not -- repeat, do not -- use flawed Sandy Bridge processors.
Premium-Inhalt. Watch your fingers, or will cut them off. The gruesome iPad puzzle game, by , simultaneously tests your dexterity, your patience, and your stomach's fortitude. This violent game is not complex, but it does a great job at tricking you into thinking it is.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's may not have a lot of software compared to its iOS counterparts--but a recent study finds there's still a lot to love about the Mac App store if you're a developer.
Premium-Inhalt. JavaFX 2.0, an upgrade to the Java-based rich client application environment , is due to move to a public beta phase this spring with general availability planned for later in the year, Oracle said on Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. In today's work world, building a team often has less to do with the actual people in your company and more to do with the ad-hoc pool of talent that contributes to any given project. So, while enterprise tools are great, they're often ineffective for bringing a loose-knit team together because freelancers, contractors, and consultants don't typically have access to the same network and tools. One good solution that works well for groups of independent workers is .
Premium-Inhalt. Although Gingerbread 2.3.3 is steadily rolling out to particular cellphone providers and their handsets, there are still companies that are not so sure about offering the Android update. One of these companies for instance is Sony, but that hasn't stopped the developers over at XDA creating their own ROM to port the software over to various devices, such as the Sony Xperia X8.
Premium-Inhalt. At one time or another, most of us have experienced that moment of panic upon realizing that we don't remember where our iPhone or iPad is. Thankfully, included in the bag of tricks for these technological marvels is the ability to tell you where they are. All it takes on your part is a little forethought.
Premium-Inhalt. Financial executives of companies that are organized as pass-through entities may want to pay attention to the recent goings-on in Washington. At several hearings earlier this month before both the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Committee on Finance, experts have testified on the roles -- both positive and negative -- that these companies play in American business. They've also offered their thoughts, pro and con, on the tax policies applicable to pass-throughs.
Premium-Inhalt. adds another to its ranks with its first CDMA offering, the on Sprint. The Arrive (Price TBA with a new two-year contract) is not the best looking phone out there, but its dazzling screen will draw quite a few eyes.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft yesterday urged users of older Office suites to install and run a complicated tool to protect themselves against ongoing attacks exploiting an unpatched bug in Adobe's Flash Player.
Premium-Inhalt. Last year, when Oracle purchased Sun Microsystems, it got a wealth of customers, technologies and personnel for its US$7.4 billion. It also obtained one of the choicest domain names on the Internet, Sun.com.
Premium-Inhalt. This morning's Top Story is the news that Mass Effect 2's gradually-lengthening saga is finally coming to a close with the final piece of DLC.
Premium-Inhalt. RSA is scrambling to reaffirm that the strength of its SecurID technology is not diminished.
Premium-Inhalt. Verisign is the latest major Internet player to sign up for World Day, a 24-hour trial of the next-generation Internet Protocol that is scheduled for June 8.