Premium-Inhalt. Renowned security expert and hacker Edward Felten's time as the first chief technologist of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has been "highly educational," he said at a USENIX conference keynote address in Boston Tuesday, urging fellow computer scientists to follow in his footsteps.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter's Trends feature will begin to display lists customized for each user based on the feeds that user follows, the company said Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're looking for an alternative to Microsoft Outlook--or simply an email client/calendar/contact manager with a more modern, less proprietary view of communications--it could well be the free and open-source Zimbra Desktop. Not only does this elegantly-styled program offer most of , it interfaces to social media sites and services: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WebEx and Digg currently. It supports any POP or IMAP client, including Gmail, Hotmail (Live) and Microsoft Exchange. Unfortunately, importing existing email into Zimbra Desktop from a local client, while not impossible, can be extremely difficult.
Premium-Inhalt. U.S. federal prosecutors are fine with Megaupload users recovering their data -- as long as they pay for it.
Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Systems Concepts has updated its ActiveBatch job scheduling software to include the ability to schedule and automate tasks in the cloud."We want to help people automate the provisioning of cloud resources," said Jim Manias, Advanced Systems Concepts vice president of marketing and sales.
Premium-Inhalt. Eastman Kodak filed Monday a court motion seeking approval for confidential bidding for the auction of its digital patent portfolio, that it expects will be completed by August.
Premium-Inhalt. A 21-year-old Dutch citizen has been charged with allegedly selling credit card numbers collected from Boeing's employee credit union and stealing card numbers from other illegal online data markets.
Premium-Inhalt. Are you a freshman at Seton Hall this fall? If so, in addition to your dorm keys and student ID, a nice new is waiting for you. The New Jersey college will issue every member of the incoming Class of 2016 a phone through its Mobile Computing initiative.
Premium-Inhalt. Last month Microsoft caused considerable concern in the community when it made clear that the free, Express version of its upcoming new Visual Studio development software would for desktop-style applications.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's for Windows 8 PCs may have many members of the open source community up in arms, but even as the ongoing saga , a small army of alternatives are quietly marching onto the scene.
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco Systems will get on board with Fusion-IO's flash storage modules later this year, becoming the latest server maker to offer the technology that is already available in servers from IBM, Dell and Hewlett-Packard.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple said today that it would ship OS X 10.8, or Mountain Lion, next month, for $19.99, a 33% price cut from last year's upgrade to Lion.
Premium-Inhalt. The new MacBook Air gets torn down (and not built up again), Thunderbolt is striking some machines with lightning, and the machine will no longer go Ping. The remainders for Tuesday, June 12, 2012 are not dead yet.
Premium-Inhalt. Spokeo, a company that aggregates and sells public data on individuals from numerous online and offline sources, has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it improperly marketed the information to employers and recruiters.
Premium-Inhalt. PayPal, Comcast, and TiVo want to make it easy for you to buy stuff right from your TV. With the online payment service's help, such a feature is coming to Comcast customers and users of the as early as this fall.
Premium-Inhalt. 3D printers can create highly complex objects, but they're often rough around the edges and have a limited resolution. If you want to print something that's complex or tiny, or includes fine detail, you're going to have to bump up the resolution on your 3D printer.
Premium-Inhalt. Like many of us, the 17-inch MacBook Pro has learned that it can be dangerous to one's health to carry around too much bulk. Apple has discontinued the largest member of its laptop line in the wake of .
Premium-Inhalt. The H-1B cap for next year was reached this week, completing the annual petition process at the fastest pace since the start of the 'great recession.
Premium-Inhalt. Amazon today released its long-awaited for the iPhone and iPod touch. The free app allows users of iOS devices, including the iPad, to stream or download music stored online in their account.
Premium-Inhalt. The MD5 collision attack used by the creators of the Flame malware was significantly more difficult to pull off than an earlier attack that resulted in the creation of a rogue CA certificate, according to security researcher Alexander Sotirov.
Premium-Inhalt. On Monday, Apple offered the first glimpse of iOS 6 during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. Though the updated mobile operating system won't arrive until sometime this fall, it's never too early to start drooling over the new features. We already covered --like seriously updated Siri, majorly overhauled Maps, and systemwide Facebook integration--so here's a look at some cool features coming in iOS 6 that you may have missed.
Premium-Inhalt. The HP Officejet 6600 e-All-in-One Printer (copy/scan/print/fax) is a puzzler, and a huge disappointment. Priced at $150 (as of June 11, 2012), it's handsome, it has an easy-to-use LCD control panel, and it offers excellent performance as well as decent output. However, for some bizarre reason HP has removed manual duplexing support--a simple software feature that allows relatively easy two-sided printing on printers that lack an automatic duplexer--from the printer driver.
Premium-Inhalt. MIT researchers have developed an algorithm that they say will enable robots to learn and adapt to humans so they can soon work side-by-side on factory floors.
Premium-Inhalt. As new behavioral targeting technologies allow marketers to deliver their messages to more finely divided segments of potential customers, businesses must take a more serious approach to protecting consumer privacy if they want to avoid burdensome new regulations, according to Gartner analyst Andrew Frank.
Premium-Inhalt. Users who rely on Apple's Mac Pro system were disappointed when Monday's raft of WWDC announcements didn't include Apple's tower Mac, but Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed in an email to an Apple customer that the company is working on "something really great" to address the professional market.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's iOS 6 will continue leapfrogging with the competition by adding long-requested features as well as . But if you were hoping for big changes to the iPhone's operating system, you'll have to keep waiting.
Premium-Inhalt. A Tale In The Desert ($14/month, 24 hours of play as free trial) is a unique MMORPG because has no combat system at all--not even against NPCs. Set in ancient Egypt, the prime focus of the game is crafting and building. Those who are used to crafting that consists of "click a recipe, watch a progress bar, get an item" will find A Tale In The Desert farm more involving.
Premium-Inhalt. Flame malware is considered ingenious by network security researchers. They say the botnet has the most complex command and control structures ever seen.
Premium-Inhalt. In a world dominated by Apple’s media efforts, other means of purchasing and consuming media are sometimes overlooked. One such means is and its accompanying .
Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla's new browser may have just barely landed on users' PCs, but already forward-looking fans can check out the beta version of Firefox 14--and the Aurora version of Firefox 15, too.
Premium-Inhalt. Companies including Advanced Micro Devices and ARM have formed a consortium to provide an open specification for software to be written and deployed in a cost-effective manner across multiple hardware configurations, it was announced Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Google yesterday released its first preview of Chrome that runs in the Windows 8 Metro environment, making good on a promise from last week.
Premium-Inhalt. If you haven’t yet had a chance to download Apple’s Messages beta, you’ll now have to sit back and wait until July to try the real deal. The company has pulled the trial software in anticipation of ; the previous link for downloading it now just brings you to Apple’s Mountain Lion page.
Premium-Inhalt. The conviction on corruption charges and a two-year ban imposed on ZTE and Huawei Technologies in Algeria underscores the growing controversy surrounding the awarding of ICT contracts to Chinese firms in northern and sub-Saharan Africa.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has a special gift for you well-heeled early adopters who already brought home a brand new . That gift? A .