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Premium-Inhalt. Political and social events highlight the immense benefits of technology, but also reveal technology's dark side. Consider . The uprisings demonstrated, on the one hand, how innovations can be used to evade and challenge repressive regimes and promote democracy, but on the other hand, the ability of the same regimes to capitalize on improved surveillance technology to counter those threats and suppress their citizens.
Premium-Inhalt. The desire to share content and to access it on multiple devices will motivate consumers to start storing a third of their digital content in the cloud by 2016, according to Gartner. Gartner said that just 7 percent of consumer content was stored in the cloud in 2011, but this will grow to 36 percent in 2016.
Premium-Inhalt. The fourth and fifth paragraphs as well as the subhead, or deck, of the story, "Box OneCloud now supports Android devices," posted Monday have been cut. They were about a deal with Qualcomm that did not happen.
Premium-Inhalt. As Google ramps up for its big I/O conference in San Francisco this week, analysts say the company must continue to prove the value of its Android operating system to developers.
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Premium-Inhalt. In this series, Computerworld Australia examines some of the information security threats facing small businesses and larger enterprises today. We've looked at and and continue the series by speaking to security experts about the problem of hacktivism.
Premium-Inhalt. More evidence has surfaced indicating that Windows 8 is on track . Russian Windows blogger and enthusiast "Wzor" tipped over the weekend that Microsoft is ready to release the next-generation operating system to manufacturers (known as the "RTM" version) next month.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has agreed to acquire Yammer, a maker of cloud-based enterprise social networking (ESN) software, for US$1.2 billion in cash, a deal rumored to be in the works for the past week-and-a-half.
Premium-Inhalt. If the headline seems like a typographical error, it's not. The verb "to pwn" is Internet-speak for "to own by cyberattack." Fifteen-year-old hackers use it.--
Premium-Inhalt. The adoption of cloud computing is rapidly gathering momentum, as more companies use this technology to store data and access applications online. However as cloud computing becomes more mainstream, security concerns are being raised.
Premium-Inhalt. Businesses in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific should take a closer look at e-discovery though they aren't under the same litigation pressure as their US counterparts, said Allison Walton, e-discovery counsel at Symantec recently.
Premium-Inhalt. The world of data management has become much more challenging in the past two decades, but in terms of NetApp's business, that's a good thing because it gives plenty of room to innovate, says Dave Hitz, executive vice president and founder.
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Premium-Inhalt. Participants at the Connecting Rural Communities in Africa meeting in Sierra Leone last week, organized by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO), came up with a variety of suggestions on how to spur broadband access in remote areas of the continent.
Premium-Inhalt. Seagate Technology, known mainly for its hard-disk drives, continued to build its solid-state storage portfolio by announcing Monday that it will take a stake in DensBits Technologies.
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Premium-Inhalt. Google will have its chance to show up Apple and Microsoft in the coming days when the search giant is expected to debut the next version of the and new Nexus-branded devices. Google's big show will happen during Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference, which includes keynote sessions on Wednesday and Thursday. The Google conference follows a flurry of announcements from during the month of June.
Premium-Inhalt. Toshiba has cancelled , a seemingly innocuous environmental campaign designed to get office workers to use less paper, after a loud outcry from printing industry trade groups, which called the initiative "ill-conceived."
Premium-Inhalt. Books, research proposals, screenplays, and scripts, are all daunting, large-scale writing projects. Most authors don't just run a word processor and bang them out, start to finish, ending up with a complete work. The creative process is often complex, and there is much background research, planning, shuffling and reshuffling of segments, editing and re-editing until the manuscript is done. Mac favorite Scrivener ($40, thirty-day free trial) has a Windows version, recently out of beta, that helps writers compose major projects by breaking them down into manageable bits, organizing research material, and more.
Premium-Inhalt. 's $1.2 billion move to buy collaboration platform Yammer is a way for the tech giant to get more users in the increasingly important enterprise social collaboration market.
Premium-Inhalt. A $199 would raise the stakes for Amazon's Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble's Nook tablet, which sell at a similar price and screen size.
Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON -- Monday's U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows Arizona police to check peoples' immigration status means that H-1B workers in the state should have their visa documents available at all times, immigration attorneys say.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile Monday agreed to a that both companies say is mutually beneficial. What does all this mean for consumers?
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is a little more than three weeks away from wrapping up Windows 8, according to leaks of recent builds of the upcoming operating system and claims by a Russian blog.
Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard plans to trim its workforce by about 9,000 in the U.S. as part of its long-term plan to reduce 27,000 jobs worldwide by fiscal 2014, a source familiar with the company's plans said.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle tends to keep a tight lid on the specific announcements it will make each year at the OpenWorld conference prior to show time, but a provides plenty of clues and fodder for speculation as to what's in store at the event, which runs from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4 in San Francisco.
Premium-Inhalt. Two members of the LulzSec hacking group Monday pleaded guilty to attacking and disabling the Websites of several large organizations, including Central Intelligence Agency, Sony, Fox Entertainment Group, the Arizona State Police and Britain's Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA).
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