Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft today warned that scammers have taken to the phone lines to dupe Windows users into putting malware on their machines or paying for worthless help.
Premium-Inhalt. Google has launched an affiliate program for its service, offering to pay commissions to Web publishers who promote titles on their sites and send buyers to Google's online bookstore.
Premium-Inhalt. Context--an independent information security consultancy--has published a new report on security flaws with WebGL. The report, "", includes a video clip demonstrating why organizations should think twice about relying on Web browsers built on WebGL.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's got yet another iTrademarkInfringement case on its hands, China sends iPad corporate spies to the big house, and Facebook apparently plans to take on Apple at a modern day Battle of Thermopylae. The remainders for Thursday, June 16, 2011 are making their last stand right here.
Premium-Inhalt. This recession and post-recession season have CFOs going blind trying to eke pennies out of the bottom line. Many are likely summoning their inner Scotty from "Star Trek" and saying to the CEO, "I'm givin' her all she's got, Captain!" But a managed print services firm believes you might have missed one big savings opportunity.
Premium-Inhalt. The Epson WorkForce 60 is a small-office whose countenance belies its power. The styling of this $130 (as of June 8, 2011) printer is boring and then some, and the control panel (such as it is) looks as if it belongs on a $60 cheapo. However, the connectivity, speed, and output are those of a $300 powerhouse.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is encouraging academic and enthusiast programmers to experiment with Kinect by downloading the free beta of the device's software development kit. The SDK is compatible with Windows 7 and includes drivers and APIs for the device, allowing those who build applications using C++, C# or Visual Basic in Microsoft's Visual Studio 2010 to make use of the device.
Premium-Inhalt. Now that to U.S. customers, budget- or carrier-conscious buyers may wonder whether they can buy an iPhone 4 and use it with T-Mobile. Although T-Mobile has its own 3G network, it doesn't use the same frequencies as AT&T's; thus the most a T-Mobile iPhone customer can hope for in the U.S. is slower, EDGE (2G) data speeds.
Premium-Inhalt. When emergency room doctors told me in late April that I needed surgery soon for suddenly dangerous gastrointestinal problems, the first thing I did--after calling my wife and parents to let them know how dire things had become--was whip out my iPhone and update my status on Facebook and Twitter.
Premium-Inhalt. Texas Instruments said Thursday it has agreed to license two patents from Eolas Technologies, which two years ago sued more than 20 companies for alleged patent infringement including TI, Google, Yahoo, Apple and Amazon.com.
Premium-Inhalt. LulzSec has on a virtually daily basis for a month or so now. The hacker group has compromised servers and exposed sensitive information from targets ranging from Sony, to PBS, to the FBI, and has even for which sites to attack next. The irony of the LulzSec hacks, though, is that the group is doing us all a favor whether they intend to, or not.
Premium-Inhalt. Break out the hearing aids and hot soup, kiddos: IBM is .
Premium-Inhalt. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has gone back on a directive made on June 10 requiring operators not to price rates, especially off-net call tariffs, below 70 percent of the interconnection rates.
Premium-Inhalt. If you run a small business, chances are that you find handling the financial side of things about as fun as getting your checks tied to a rock thrown straight through your office window. Fear not, however, for Rockaway, New Jersey-based has announced the release of , an accounting package for OS X designed, as its name suggests, with basic needs in mind.
Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion missed analysts' lowered revenue forecasts for its fiscal first quarter and said its outlook for the second quarter was lower than expected, as it reported its first-quarter results Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft introduced this week technology for C++ developers to leverage GPUs (graphics processing units) for parallel programming.
Premium-Inhalt. Automatic Data Processing said on Wednesday that it is investigating a system intrusion that likely impacted only one client.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle refused to provide critical bug fixes for customers who run its software on Hewlett-Packard's Integrity servers, in a bid to coerce them to switch over to Oracle hardware, HP alleged in a lawsuit it filed Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. The Kodak ESP C310 All-in-One Printer (print/scan/copy) is one of the better bargains in the $100 (as of June 7, 2011) price range of . The primary reason is its ink pricing, which is much lower than what you'll find for similar models such as the and . The friendly, though basic, overall design is another plus.
Premium-Inhalt. If you own an Android phone and you are a subscriber to Sony's cloud-based Qriocity music service on the PlayStation and PC, you're in luck: Sony has just announced the launch of a dedicated .
Premium-Inhalt. With Google releasing new image and voice search tools this week, Microsoft needs to up Bing's game or risk falling behind the evolving search race.
Premium-Inhalt. China's heavy investment in the African telecommunications sector has unsettled the American government, judging from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit and remarks last week.
Premium-Inhalt. Businesses looking for small, quick desktop PCs would do well to check out Acer's Veriton line. The Acer Veriton L4610G is a slim, reasonably powerful machine that will fit anywhere and do just about anything that your business might need. Nevertheless, last year's seems like a better deal.
Premium-Inhalt. Salesforce.com is ready to help customers turn their businesses into "social enterprises," CEO Marc Benioff said Thursday during the on-demand software vendor's Cloudforce event in Boston.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the Network World story "3 tips for migrating applications to Windows 7", posted to the wire on Wednesday, misidentified a source. The story, has been corrected.
Premium-Inhalt. They say they're doing it for the "lulz," but there comes a point when it's no longer funny. The latest LulzSec targets are the CIA as well as 62,000 e-mail account holders using web-based services, including Comcast, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail, and Gmail.
Premium-Inhalt. Federal CIO Vivek Kundra WASHINGTON - The first person ever appointed as the CIO of the federal government, Vivek Kundra, is resigning after two and a half years on the job, the White House said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. DARPA and NASA want the U.S. to be sending humans on interstellar space missions by 2111, and officials are in accomplishing that goal.
Premium-Inhalt. The CIA's main public facing web site appears to have been taken down by hacking group LulzSec earlier today.
Premium-Inhalt. IT spending on hardware and software is on the rise, according to . And firm partner Brian Farrar says CFOs should take this as a good sign, and loosen up the IT purse strings.
Premium-Inhalt. eBay, Google, Nokia, Skype and Yahoo have teamed up on forming a new industry association.
Premium-Inhalt. AMD's has revamped its attempt to simplify the computer-buying experience because the previous program was, well, not simple enough.
Premium-Inhalt. Earlier this year, a group of indie filmmakers set out to . The filmmakers had an idea and some footage, but no funding. But thanks to a wildly successful fundraising , Minecraft: The Story of Mojang is now in full production. I recently had the chance to speak with to Asif Siddiky, director of photography for 2 Player Productions about how they got started, where Story of Mojang is going, and how their new project began.