Premium-Inhalt. CBS doesn't want to help Apple build a business on the back of its content, a Russian carrier doesn't want to submit to Apple's autocratic demands, and Mountain Lion apparently doesn't want MacBook users to get their full battery life. The remainders for Friday, August 3, 2012, are wanting for nothing.
Premium-Inhalt. In 2003, Mike Senna charmed the Internet with his . Now, he's winning even more people over with . And, it only took him two and a half years.
Premium-Inhalt. Typically, when you want to save a Web page for future reference, you bookmark it. But what happens if that site gets taken down? Or the content of the page gets changed? Or you want to actually preserve that page in a format that doesn't require a Web browser?
Premium-Inhalt. With 15 million packages to sort each day, UPS workers are taking advantage of new wearable scanning technology that speeds up package loading and quickly transmits online tracking data to customers.
Premium-Inhalt. MetroPCS now sells a phone capable of receiving free TV programming. There's one problem, though--it's expensive. The will set you back $460, $200 more than its sister Galaxy smartphones, which don't have TV reception capabilities.
Premium-Inhalt. When someone says Jack Jones wrote the book on how to think about information risk, they mean it literally. He created the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR), which gave security professionals a method of defining and analyzing risk in a way that was more consistent and understandable.
Premium-Inhalt. Ubiquitous broadband connections mean that most of us no longer have to wait for online videos to slowly buffer before we can start watching them. That said, it is sometimes nice to be able to download videos for later viewing or convert them for a mobile format. AllMyTube is a $29 utility for downloading streaming video off websites like VEVO, Vimeo, and YouTube, which can also convert downloaded videos to many device-specific formats.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook's disclosure that it found 14 million user accounts it considers "undesirable" -- meaning they are likely spewing spam or other malicious links and content -- highlights the need for better user verification on the popular social network, security experts said.
Premium-Inhalt. The by a California judge saying Oracle has to keep porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium-based servers is not the end of the between the two companies, but it could have an effect on the broader IT industry.
Premium-Inhalt. The helps the masses figure out just how the rest of the Twitter world feels about the two presidential candidates. Instead of relying on intuitions of political experts or waiting for the polling phone calls to be made, Twitter's new tool powered by will keep you informed about the general consensus on the candidates.
Premium-Inhalt. U.S. drivers seem to hold conflicting opinions on in-car Internet access, viewing the technology as a driving hazard and even a threat to privacy while praising the entertainment and safety features it offers.
Premium-Inhalt. With her broader view of risk and deep knowledge of business, Shelley Stewart has made risk and security management a value creator. The executive director of global security for Cummins, an international manufacturer of diesel engines and power generators, didn't come to the position with the usual background in security.
Premium-Inhalt. Imagine for a moment you work for one of the best-known companies in the world, one that made computers an essential part of business. Imagine this company, with more than half a million employees, had let each business unit create its own security systems as long as it followed certain guidelines. Now imagine it's time to replace that with an enterprisewide security architecture. Most people would reasonably imagine this to be a scary, overwhelming project.
Premium-Inhalt. Over the past 30 years, Novartis's Dick Parry has seen and done almost everything in the security field. He has gone from beat cop all the way up to head of security and information protection for a world-renowned medical research institute. Doing so has meant changing in ways he never anticipated when he started out.
Premium-Inhalt. Businesses frequently divide risk and security efforts among several business units or make them specific to a certain place or type of activity: Electronic is separate from physical is separate from financial. However, keeping them all apart makes it impossible to understand how one risk can affect and exacerbate so many others. That's the problem Eric Cowperthwaite, CISO for Providence Health and Services, is most concerned with.
Premium-Inhalt. In its more than 200 year-history, Harsco had never had a CSO or even much interest in security. That changed in 2008 when the industrial services company asked Rick Kelly to come in as CSO and create a security and risk function. This was no small task: Harsco has 450 locations in 55 countries and had $3 billion in revenues last year.
Premium-Inhalt. Google continues purging its product roster of services and applications that it considers redundant or obsolete, deciding now to axe an unpopular edition of Google Apps and a podcast player.
Premium-Inhalt. Enterprise Wi-Fi networks can keep using WPA2 security safely, despite a that has been widely, but wrongly, interpreted as rendering it useless.
Premium-Inhalt. How do you get the largest Mars rover yet--one the size of a Mini Cooper with six wheels, a host of scientific instruments including a with a seven-foot range, and a --from space to the surface of Mars? The last two NASA rovers to land on Mars were the size of shopping carts and used a bouncing to deliver those rovers safely. This time, with the larger Curiosity, NASA is going sci-fi: It'll use a sky crane to gently land the largest rover yet on Mars.
Premium-Inhalt. A system configuration mistake caused the outage that affected Windows Azure customers in western Europe last week, according to Microsoft.
Premium-Inhalt. Are you doing enough to secure your organization's sensitive information? If all your security measures are focused on the volume level rather than the file or document level, chances are the answer is 'no.'
Premium-Inhalt. Back in May, that the company was working on a ThinkPad tablet running Windows 8. Details were sparse, though--all we knew at the time was that the tablet would have an Intel processor and tie into a cloud service Lenovo is building.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter is basking in the Olympic spotlight, with athletes tweeting about the games and fans around the world offering their support on the social network.
Premium-Inhalt. The federal government could be turning a corner as it hastens its transition to the cloud.
Premium-Inhalt. The original Network World correction to the second paragraph of the story, "Google Wallet adds Visa, Discover support, along with important safety features," did not adequately correct the second sentence of that paragraph. The correct second paragraph reads:
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Premium-Inhalt. The judge in Apple's patent-infringement suit against Samsung Electronics turned down Apple's request that she rule in its favor as punishment for an improper disclosure by Samsung.
Premium-Inhalt. The headline, first and second paragraphs of the Network World story whose original headline was "Google Wallet adds Visa, Amex, Discover support, along with important safety feature," which posted to the newswire Wednesday, have been corrected on the wire. In addition, an update paragraph has been added to the end of the story.
Premium-Inhalt. The dead can't speak for themselves. But they can apparently file U.S. tax returns.
Premium-Inhalt. The cybersecurity bill that went down Thursday to shows the deep schism in Congress that had Democrats siding with traditional national- defense hawks, and , who toppled the bill, largely siding with businesses that didn't want government foisting new regulations on them.