Premium-Inhalt. A Republican proposal to auction more wireless spectrum to mobile carriers would leave U.S. police and fire departments "worse off" than they are today, instead of creating the new nationwide public safety mobile-broadband network anticipated for a decade, one police chief said Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Fire up iTunes and grab the latest iOS update--unless you jailbroke your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, that is. Apple released the iOS 4.3.4 update, which fixes a lovely PDF rendering bug that could allow someone with nefarious intents to take control of your iPhone. This particular flaw is also what , which finally brought a jailbreak to the iPad 2.
Premium-Inhalt. Back in the pre-Internet days, kids who loved to learn found particular joy in the --a blue-spined collection of volumes, filled with information about just about everything, that could be found in most school libraries across the land. should hold similar appeal to the newest generation of precocious, iPhone-savvy students.
Premium-Inhalt. Two of the latest Android "Honeycomb" tablets to hit the Australian market are the and the unimaginatively named (otherwise known as the AT100 in Australia, and the Toshiba Thrive in other markets). Both tablets attempt to add some variety to the market -- the Eee Pad Transformer is bundled with an optional keyboard dock that adds extra functionality, and the Toshiba Tablet boasts a full sized HDMI port, a full sized SD card slot, and a removable battery.
Premium-Inhalt. It's like a TV. but you can wear it. David Forbes made this contraption by gluing thousands of LEDs to a lab coat making it a wearable wrap-around display.
Premium-Inhalt. A survey of 2,052 people was commissioned by Doritos in advance of the launch of its new Doritos Dip Desperado Facebook game, and it discovered some interesting facts about the game-playing habits of men and women.
Premium-Inhalt. Fujitsu has successfully contributed to the completion of the sixth nationwide population census in China.
Premium-Inhalt. Author 's many accomplishments include crafting covers for The New Yorker; designing characters for Pixar, Disney, and Dreamworks; and now, working with , he's created a children's story that's far more than just a book.
Premium-Inhalt. The complexity of mobile phone cap plans is making Australian consumers less informed than their UK and US counterparts when it comes to per minute pricing information, a new study has revealed.
Premium-Inhalt. The new on Thursday covers a collection of topics that have been discussed for years and leaves a number of important unanswered questions, critics said.
Premium-Inhalt. Mobile devices and applications are streaming into enterprises, changing the way IT departments buy technology and relate to other employees, three vendor executives said this week at the MobileBeat conference in San Francisco.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft outlined visions of a unified ecosystem for PCs, phones, tablets, TVs and Xbox at the Worldwide Partner Conference on Tuesday and according to , it may in favor of something fresh.
Premium-Inhalt. If your firm offers any sort of employee benefit plan --- say a 401(k) or health insurance plan --- you need to consider whether you're a candidate for fiduciary liability insurance. These policies protect against claims alleging improper investments, improper disclosures about the plan, or improper choice of outside service providers, among other actions.
Premium-Inhalt. The enterprise applications software market in Asia Pacific grew 13.4 percent year-on-year in the second half of 2010, said Wednesday when unveiling its latest Asia/Pacific Semiannual Enterprise Applications Tracker.
Premium-Inhalt. Has Apple found its new processor soul mate? Is your iPad passcode opening you up to prying eyes? Does Paul Allen's patent suit stand a chance? Is Apple planning on Thunderbolting one of its main peripherals? Will the remainders for Friday, July 15, 2011 answer even of these questions?
Premium-Inhalt. A recent European vacation got me thinking about what could be a nightmare of expense reporting, connected to the plethora of fees that are collected on air travel these days.
Premium-Inhalt. Thomas P. Gibbons, vice chairman and CFO of BNY Mellon, says he understands the need for regulators to get the 243 rules, to be written under the Dodd-Frank Act, right the first time around. But he is also hoping that these regulators get moving.
Premium-Inhalt. Uncertainty over the electricity-based costs associated with Cloud computing could be a thing of the past thanks to breakthrough research from Swinburne University.
Premium-Inhalt. Google has started to move e-mail security features from its Postini service into Google Apps, so that IT administrators who use both products don't have to toggle back and forth.
Premium-Inhalt. Chinese chip maker Semiconductor Manufacturing International said Friday that its CEO, David Wang, has resigned from the company, a few weeks after being booted from its board of directors in a shareholder vote.
Premium-Inhalt. When typing in your sensitive information into a website, you know that pretty much every site always mask passwords. One reason for this is to stop people from snooping over your shoulder and stealing your logins. However, a security researcher of seeing past password masks.
Premium-Inhalt. The newly announced VMware vSphere 5 has a new "pooled" pricing model that charges customers based on the virtual memory configured in a virtual server. The model does away with limitations on the amount of RAM and number of cores, and it is the only way to buy the new vSphere version.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple Friday issued a software security update designed to fix a Safari PDF rendering system vulnerability exploited by jailbreakers and that could have been used by hackers to infect Apple’s mobile devices, including iPhone 4 and iPad 2.
Premium-Inhalt. The introductions of the Verizon iPhone and the iPad 2 have stalled Android's development growth, according to from Flurry Analytics research firm. Android development grew steadily in 2010, but the platform's share of new project starts has fallen in the first two quarters of this year.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel is investigating a potential bug that may be causing SSD 320 solid-state drives to fail. The company is offering replacement drives to affected customers until the issue is resolved, a customer service representative said.
Premium-Inhalt. The social networking world may be getting even more interesting.
Premium-Inhalt. Not ready to commit to a high-powered Android smartphone? Keep an eye on LG's Optimus Pro and Optimus Net, which strive to be a bit simpler-and hopefully less expensive.
Premium-Inhalt. Marking a shift in the mobile computing space, Google's platform has begun losing developers to Apple's according to data released this week by mobile application analytics provider Flurry, which tracks developer support across various platforms.
Premium-Inhalt. The Computerworld UK story, "Accenture MD wins top women in tech award," posted July 7, incorrectly stated that Liz Sandbaek is the first female member of the company's leadership team. She is the first female member of the company's technology leadership team.
Premium-Inhalt. Google's surprisingly strong earnings helped spark renewed confidence in the tech sector in advance of a raft of vendor earnings announcements next week, as shares of bellwether IT companies led markets upward Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Samsung is on a roll with its new "Series X" line of laptops. The is a high-price, high-style ultraportable that provides real competition for the Macbook Air. The was the first Google Chromebook to go on sale, and while we're not fans of Chrome OS and don't recommend it, it's a nice piece of hardware and an aggressive release by Samsung. Now, the Series 3 rounds out the line with a nice everyday laptop for everyone. It's highly portable, performs well, and the price is right at just $750.
Premium-Inhalt. Watch your back Pandora, here comes Spotify.
Premium-Inhalt. Many users continue to make unsafe transactions over the web--even if they're aware of the danger of such transactions, a new survey from suggests.
Premium-Inhalt. Google says it will launch a select group of business profiles for its new social network sometime next week. Until 9pm ET Friday, you can still apply for the closed, coveted . (The original ," as Google+ project developer Christian Oestlien explained.)
Premium-Inhalt. The International Telecommunication Union has assigned 211 as South Sudan's international dialing code.
Premium-Inhalt. Citrix Systems this week , a 70-employee start-up that makes cloud infrastructure software. At the same time, it acquired what may be one of today's most desirable tech domain names, cloud.com.
Premium-Inhalt. Desktops and servers are being transformed by and multi-core CPUs, but that effect is a bit harder to see in . Multi-core CPUs especially hold the possibility of completely transforming how and where we do security. One of the effects is to shift more of the security functions into the network. Another may be to radically change the software architecture within and across security appliances.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter launched its microblogging service five years ago today and the company is marking the occasion by doling out some impressive usage stats.