Premium-Inhalt. Former Sun boss Scott McNealy sided with Oracle on Thursday in its dispute with Google over Android, testifying in court that companies needed a license to use Sun's Java programming interfaces.
Premium-Inhalt. Talk about the loyal opposition: Corel WordPerfect Office X6 continues a long tradition of competing with Microsoft's powerhouse Office suite by giving particular groups of users assorted features (some new, some simply popular) that they won't find in Office, while maintaining compatibility with Microsoft's ubiquitous formats. Its slightly lower prices (for comparable editions) don't hurt, either.
Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices is cutting costs and reducing the number of its data centers worldwide with the help of the cloud and hardware upgrades, an AMD executive said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Taptu has tried to carve out a space for itself in the by compiling news feeds and social networks into one place. The latest update of the iPhone and iPad app looks to make sure that lone place for your news is accessible no matter what device you use.
Premium-Inhalt. The recent exposed a problem that OS X has with Java--specifically, that the development of Java on the Mac hasn't kept pace with the Java for Windows or Linux. Flashback uses an unpatched Java vulnerability to install itself on a Mac, a hole that Oracle, the developers of Java, had patched in Java for other platforms. with a Software Update release, though you can't help but think that Flashback could have been avoided entirely with an up-to-date Java.
Premium-Inhalt. Supercomputers are powerful tools for scientists. They are also very expensive, so wasted time can mean a lot of wasted resources. But making the most efficient use of them is not the easiest proposition in the world; it's not just a case of clicking a button to analyse a protein. However, fitting out the world of supercomputers with a user-friendly, web-based interface is the focus of an open source project based at Western Australia's Murdoch University.
Premium-Inhalt. Controls, such as restricted network access, should be in place before allowing staff to bring their own devices if organisations want to avoid the risk of data leakage, says ACT government IT security senior manager, Peter Major.
Premium-Inhalt. A bill that would has been filed in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Premium-Inhalt. Ikea wants you to take photos of its new environmentally-friendly furniture line so badly that it's giving you a cardboard digital camera to do it with. The Knappa is made almost entirely out of cardboard, runs on two AA batteries, and takes about 40 pictures at a time.
Premium-Inhalt. Gameloft's Six-Guns is a Red Dead Redemption-inspired freemium game set in Arizona. You play Buck Crosshaw, an outlaw on the run in the Wild West, who ends up battling vampires and witches.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're hoping for a slim Windows 8 tablet that can run existing desktop software, HP might have you covered with the "Slate 8."
Premium-Inhalt. Nintendo will launch sales of digital versions of mainstream 3DS titles through retailers, beginning with a new Super Mario Brothers game in August, it said Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. IT engineers are studying what may be an easier way to fix a long-existing weakness in the Internet's routing system that has the potential to cause major service outages and allow hackers to spy on data.
Premium-Inhalt. The story "Ex-Sun boss McNealy sides with Oracle in Google dispute" that ran on the wire Thursday gave the incorrect year for when McNealy handed the CEO title to Jonathan Schwartz.