Premium-Inhalt. The GFC-induced economic slowdown in Europe is having a direct impact on the growth of cybercrime and other organised crime according to the European Union's law enforcement agency, Europol.
Premium-Inhalt. Environmentally-friendly, "green" phones started popping up about two years ago, with the and the feature phones debuting in the summer of 2009. Initially, I thought it was a bit of a . But here we are in 2011, and the green phone has made a comeback in the form of the Samsung Replenish ($50 with a two-year contract with Sprint; price as of 5/5/2011). Running Android 2.2, the Replenish is one of the first eco-friendly smartphones. While you might feel like a better person for buying an eco-friendly phone, the Replenish is largely underwhelming.
Premium-Inhalt. The CEO of password management company LastPass says it's highly unlikely hackers gained access to his millions of users' data--but that he doesn't want to take any chances.
Premium-Inhalt. The looming depletion of Internet addresses has split the networking world into "IPv4 diehards" and "IPv6 purists," but the real needs of businesses lie somewhere in between the views of these extremists, a Brocade Communications Systems executive said this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple sends one of its top men to speak before Congress, jumps almost twenty spots on the Fortune 500, and strikes a deal with another major publisher--all before noon. Guess ate their . The remainders for Friday, May 6, 2011 are part of this complete breakfast.
Premium-Inhalt. Google infringes the copyrights of Belgian newspapers by placing links to and portions of their articles on Google News, the Belgian Court of Appeals has ruled.
Premium-Inhalt. More than half of U.S. subscribers' connections are limited by a data cap, and two digital- policy public interest groups in Washington DC are asking the to investigate the matter.
Premium-Inhalt. Skype plans to push out an important update to its Skype for Mac software next week that will fix a big that could be leveraged by hackers looking to build a self-copying worm program.
Premium-Inhalt. Autodesk has launched version 2 of SketchBook Pro for iPad, the company's mobile drawing and painting app.
Premium-Inhalt. If your company or department uses a single address monitored by multiple people, here's an easy way to share it between an unlimited number of people while adding the ability to assign tasks to specific people so no work slips through the cracks. Shared Inbox for Gmail is a Google Apps Marketplace add-on from a company called RunMyProcess that installs on your domain in minutes and simplifies the job of tracking one inbox between multiple users.
Premium-Inhalt. Even as the relevant government agencies extend their Dodd-Frank rulemaking time frames, and propose easing some of the requirements to be imposed upon them, CFOs and other end users of swaps and other derivatives are calling for more breathing room in implementation of the rules.
Premium-Inhalt. IT vendors are expected to enter a period of "tuning", according to Crawford Del Prete, executive vice president, worldwide research products and chief research officer, IDC.
Premium-Inhalt. A new report reveals that some of the world's most critical infrastructures are prone to cyber attacks. Yet, even with this perceived danger, these infrastructures remain unprotected.
Premium-Inhalt. Sony's that they have "[begun] the final stages of internal testing of the new system, an important step towards restoring PlayStation Network and Qriocity services."
Premium-Inhalt. Elite and Kinectimals developer David Braben is one of the more opinionated, outspoken people in the games industry. While his opinions may not always be the most popular, he at least has many years of experience to draw upon, and this gives him an air of authority which makes him worth at least listening to, even if you don't agree with him.
Premium-Inhalt. We're all familiar with touchscreen terms such as "swipe to unlock" and "pull down to refresh," but could the introduction of a paper-like smartphone have us soon being told to 'squeeze to take call'? Researchers at Canada's Queen's University of Ontario seem to think so.
Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion (RIM) made a number of significant announcements last week, for both its consumer and enterprise customers, at the first annual BlackBerry World Conference in Orlando, Fla.--formerly known as the Wireless Enterprise Symposium (WES).
Premium-Inhalt. You're probably familiar with the basics of Google Apps--Gmail, Docs, Calendar and Spreadsheets. But built into these are a number of features designed to increase productivity and simplify workflow. From in Google Calendar to , there's a tool for nearly every need.
Premium-Inhalt. LG has recently introduced two new laptops with not just thin and lightweight bodies, but also slim LED LCD screens and display bezels.
Premium-Inhalt. Sometimes it seems as though technology is making our lives more complicated, not less. There's a vast amount of information out there, much of which we seem determined to save. We collect it from the Web, from our scanners and via our smartphone cameras, and it can range from important data such as tax returns, family pictures and contracts to the photo you took of the wine that your friend served you last Thursday. Where do you put it all, and how do you find it again?
Premium-Inhalt. Index Engines announced today that its data collection software has been integrated with 's Data Domain's de-duplication technology.
Premium-Inhalt. When I placed my order for the iPad 2, I don't know whether I was more excited for the device itself, or the that I ordered along with it. Apple's for the Smart Cover was positively drool-worthy. After nearly two months with my iPad 2 and its Smart Cover, though, I'm less convinced of the Smart Cover's awesomeness. I still like my Smart Cover, but I definitely don't love it.
Premium-Inhalt. I/O, , hits San Francisco next week, but don't expect any big Chrome OS announcements. Well, not technically, at least. Samsung and Google will be hosting an event as the conference is wrapping up on the evening of May 11th at a nearby location, reportedly to launch a new Chrome-powered netbook.
Premium-Inhalt. Spark plugs are terrible little devils. They don't work if it's too cold outside, they're inefficient, they can tear apart your engine, they can reduce gas mileage, and they're part of the emissions problem in modern cars. Luckily, a more efficient way to drive could be right around the corner: Researchers from Japan to replace traditional spark plugs with a laser-based alternative.
Premium-Inhalt. Steve Jobs may hate the idea of using a stylus on his touchscreen devices, but the fact remains that some consumers simply prefer an intermediary accessory for interaction. Whether it's too cold outside for direct contact, you're worried about , or you need a sketching tool, sometimes a stylus can be a good thing. Accessory manufacturers seem to agree, having produced a plethora of styluses for Apple's iOS devices.
Premium-Inhalt. Attackers are now using Google's image search to distributed malware, security experts say. Thousands of sites have reportedly been compromised by code injection--the malicious code redirects users to fake antivirus applications.
Premium-Inhalt. IT organisations looking to outsource their data centres or to co-locate key systems could face sharply rising prices over the coming year, according to industry experts at the Data Centres 2011 conference in Nice.
Premium-Inhalt. With work under way to build the next version of the MySQL relational database software, Oracle is focusing much of its efforts on improving the software's performance and replication capabilities, according to an Oracle executive overseeing the software's development.
Premium-Inhalt. This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple CEO Steve Jobs may have been onto something when he said that "PCs are going to be like trucks," as some tablet owners are reportedly letting their PCs gather dust.
Premium-Inhalt. If you frequently use multiple tabs when you use , you'll want to immediately download (free), which offers a great set of tools for handling many open tabs. It makes it easy to find the tab you want fast, see what you have open at a glance, see closed tabs, and much more.