Premium-Inhalt. The federal watchdog agency, the General Accountability Office, went undercover on the Internet to expose manufacturers actively willing to sell bogus military-grade electronics parts used in major weapons and aircraft systems of the U.S. Department of Defense.
Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Trade Commission on Monday released the long-awaited final version of its report on online consumer privacy, issuing a set of recommendations broadly consistent with an earlier draft, including a call for a do-not-track tool that would enable users to opt out of data collection and targeted marketing programs on the Web.
Premium-Inhalt. When you're feel your steering wheel vibrate, It's usually because you are experiencing some frightening wheel-wobble in a real car or you are getting your money's worth from that force-feedback wheel you bought for Gran Turismo.
Premium-Inhalt. The Qosmio X775-Q7170 is the entry-level model of the Qosmio X770 series of . The Q7170 sports the same snazzy design as other laptops in the series: a 17.3-inch widescreen, a red-backlit keyboard, and a fade-to-red color scheme. However, it comes packed with some less-impressive hardware components and no 3D display.
Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Trade Commission's final can be summed up thusly: We've made progress but there's still a lot of work to do.
Premium-Inhalt. HTC plans to shut down its HTCsense.com cloud backup services on April 30 in preparation for the launch of "new and improved services," it said on its website.
Premium-Inhalt. Many companies that rely on Office Live Small Business (OLSB) for their e-mail and website hosting are that a required transition to Office 365 or to a third-party hosting provider is too complicated for them to carry out and that Microsoft could be doing more to help them out as OLSB's closure date fast approaches.
Premium-Inhalt. Imagine that criminals broke into headquarters and bugged your executive offices for insider information--and then made millions trading on that information. That's what can happen if you jump into a Board Communication Systems too quickly. It has already happened: They silently monitor your Board of Directors communications until they hear insider information that they can use to strike it rich on the stock market.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is apologizing for a marketing campaign gone wrong, after a tech writer "smoked" a Windows Phone using an Android handset.
Premium-Inhalt. The Nokia Lumia 900's long journey to the United States is nearly finished, with AT&T confirming an April 8 release date and $100 price tag for the stylish Windows Phone.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T will begin selling the highly-anticipated Nokia Lumia 900 smartphone on April 8th for a (with obligatory two-year contract). The bargain price for a flagship device may boost both Nokia and Windows Phone, but it’s not the only device offered by AT&T for $99. Before choosing, consider the alternatives and see how the Lumia 900 stacks up against the $99 competition.
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Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard (HP) says it will address the I/O bottleneck created by internal and external storage in its next generation of ProLiant servers, boosting performance by up to 50% for popular applications such as online transaction processing (OLTP) and streaming video.
Premium-Inhalt. Your new iPad's battery is fine. Despite suggesting that Apple's newest tablet suffers from , --'s own research concludes that the third-generation iPad's battery works as designed, and that customers needn't fear harming the battery by over-charging it.
Premium-Inhalt. Reader P.J. Schultz is attempting to reach across the great Mac/PC platform divide but has been thwarted. She writes:
Premium-Inhalt. When Microsoft released its Kinect Software Development Kit (SDK) to developers to fuel innovation on the Kinect platform, the possibilities were palpable. Projects like Open Kinect have made real strides in pushing the envelope for community involvement in areas including science, medicine, and even teleconferencing. But a company from Spain wants to use the Kinect to track your skeleton.
Premium-Inhalt. Huawei called Australia's ban on the company from supplying equipment for its national broadband project due to security concerns a "setback."
Premium-Inhalt. The story "Nonprofit open source organizations booming," posted March 22, misspelled the surname of Mozilla CTO Brendan Eich in the first and third paragraphs. The story has been corrected on the wire and the first and third paragraphs now read:
Premium-Inhalt. The country's top antitrust official doesn't trust Apple, Tim Cook is shanghaied to China, and people who shop in glass stores should really watch where they're going. The remainders for Monday, March 26, 2012 are more useful than a screen door on a submarine.
Premium-Inhalt. A regional unit of a telecommunications provider in the United States has announced that it is offering managed cloud services through its data centre in Hong Kong.
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Premium-Inhalt. Adding to the dizzying future technologies shopping list may not be ever so high on a CFO's list. But it might be a good time to think about and its future implementations within your enterprise.
Premium-Inhalt. The way Bart Decrem sees it, Swampy the Alligator has something in common with Mickey Mouse.
Premium-Inhalt. As California-based manufacturer prepares to go public later this year, it has high hopes of expanding its reach among the surfers, mountain climbers and other so-called adventure photographers to whom GoPro wants to sell its novel 3D video devices and gear-mounted cameras.
Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Trade Commission Monday issued a report citing proposed best practices for protecting American consumers and giving them greater control over the collection and use of their personal data. In response, several security and privacy experts offered several variations of "huh?"
Premium-Inhalt. In the most significant cybercrime bust of the year so far, Microsoft and US banking organisations say they have disrupted a number of the most active botnets that have been attacking online banking customers across the world with impunity using the Zeus crimeware.
Premium-Inhalt. Thomas Cook, the travel company, has awarded a multi-year contract to Anite for the supply of an online reservation system in its UK business.
Premium-Inhalt. Logitech hopes to address changes in enterprise teamwork with a high-definition videoconferencing unit designed for ad-hoc collaboration among small groups.
Premium-Inhalt. The public cloud doesn't work for everyone, says Pete Stevenson, CEO of , a cloud, managed hosting and colocation service provider that announced an expansion of its offerings and facilities today.
Premium-Inhalt. Linux is awesome. It's a powerful, capable, flexible operating system with tremendous potential. But, it's never going to be a factor on the desktop, so don't even waste your time considering it.
Premium-Inhalt. Twin probes into possible irregularities in the awarding of contracts worth hundreds of thousands of dollars during the tenure of Regina Dugan at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will continue even though Dugan has left the agency for a position at Google.
Premium-Inhalt. I bought H&R Block tax software along with a few other software products that Office Depot advertised with when purchased at the same time as the tax program. Movie Plus was one of the products I chose, and Serif, the publisher, has not honored the $40 rebate. Serif representatives say I have to provide them with the UPC of the tax software as proof of purchase, but that is not listed as a requirement in the rebate instructions; the instructions say that proof of purchase should be a dated store receipt or online invoice. I have sent all of the materials as required by the instructions. All the other rebates for software I bought that day have been honored. Can you help me get that last $40 rebate?--James Whitlow, Indialantic, Florida
Premium-Inhalt. Google this month released Chrome from the penalty box and reinstated the browser's PageRank after a 60-day self-imposed sentence over a rule-breaking marketing campaign.
Premium-Inhalt. Italian fashion house Dolce&Gabbana has accelerated its website performance and improved the user experience for streamed events.
Premium-Inhalt. YoYo Games' Froad, a name that I can only assume refers to a cross between a frog and a toad, is a cute casual game that's surprisingly challenging.
Premium-Inhalt. So Angry Birds Space is -- where better than with a giant slingshot from the Space Needle in Seattle?
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook, the wildly popular online social networking service, and the home where you eat, sleep and raise your family don't provide the same level of privacy -- and that's not unreasonable.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook is getting attention in Washington again as two U.S. senators seek federal investigations of recent reports of employers demanding job applicants turn over their passwords to the social networking site.
Premium-Inhalt. It's Tyrannosaurus Rex! is an interactive, illustrated children's book published by Oceanhouse Media, with help from the Smithsonian Institution. It's a fun, well-executed ebook/Android app that's perfect for dino-loving kids of all ages.
Premium-Inhalt. Windows Server has always been a bit different. It looks like your desktop computer, and includes dozens of features that you have no interest in using.
Premium-Inhalt. Sure, Apple didn't release new iPad or new Apple TV this week, but the company didn't let the week go by without making some new news. If you want to make sure you're caught up on Apple's news from the past week, along with our reviews, tutorials, and opinion pieces, you've come to the right place: The Weekly Wrap. Population: Me and you.