Premium-Inhalt. If you had a MobileMe account for online storage, Apple has good news for you: The complimentary extension of storage services that was has been extended by one year, according to an .
Premium-Inhalt. When people die in the real world, their online alter egos may live on, creating an unusual situation for those who only knew them through their online presence. The law is only beginning to address this limbo state, and fragmented privacy legislation provides no conclusive answer to the question of who should be allowed to access or delete someone's social networking profile or email correspondence after they die, a panel discussion at the Amsterdam Privacy Conference concluded.
Premium-Inhalt. In my last column, I wrote about the that was making headlines at the time. In my search for countermeasures, I discovered that my company runs many different version of Java -- and for various reasons, those different versions may be necessary for the functionality of the applications that rely on Java.
Premium-Inhalt. Polycom plans to break down one more set of barriers to videoconferencing early next year with a cloud-based software platform that can set up sessions with anyone who uses Facebook, Skype, or certain other online services.
Premium-Inhalt. Due to incorrect information from a source, the story "Hack in the Box kicks off jam-packed security conference" posted Monday contained an incorrect title in the ninth paragraph. The story has been fixed on the wire, and the corrected paragraph follows:
Premium-Inhalt. will host its 10th security conference this week in Kuala Lumpur featuring an all-star cast of hacking luminaries and a cutting-edge program.
Premium-Inhalt. President Barack Obama is more savvy about using social networks during the presidential campaign than his Republican opponent Gov.Mitt Romney.
Premium-Inhalt. After a year-long investigation, a U.S. congressional committee on Monday concluded that Chinese telecommunication equipment vendors Huawei Technologies and ZTE pose a security threat to the U.S., with lawmakers advising U.S. private-sector firms to not buy networking gear from the companies.
Premium-Inhalt. Attackers can abuse Facebook's phone search feature to find valid phone numbers and the name of their owners, according to security researchers.
Premium-Inhalt. China-based Huawei and ZTE pose a national- threat to the U.S. because of spying and stealing of data that could be done on behalf of the Chinese government through any network based on vendors' network service provider gear, according to an investigative report issued Monday by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee.
Premium-Inhalt. A recent story from the widely read site detailed several major changes and innovations coming to the Play store, Nexus line of devices, and Version 4.2 -- which was said to be on the way in a month.
Premium-Inhalt. The Wall Street Journal that , according to supply chain sources, has directed component makers to cook up some 10 million Mini tablets in Q4.
Premium-Inhalt. has set some ambitious goals for 8 -- 400 million devices in customer hands by next July and more than 100,000 stocked in the Windows Store by the end of January, according to a top Microsoft sales exec.
Premium-Inhalt. Adobe today issued a surprise update for Flash Player that patched 25 critical vulnerabilities in the ubiquitous media software.
Premium-Inhalt. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Sunday night, marking a new chapter in America's space program.
Premium-Inhalt. A "huge loophole" is being carved in the European Union's upcoming data protection regulation, according Ross Anderson, a professor of security engineering at the University of Cambridge in England.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has been quietly improving its widely criticised iOS 6 Maps app, according to new reports.
Premium-Inhalt. Models of Research in Motion's PlayBook tablet have been pulled from online stores of some top retailers in the U.S. and Canada, a move one analyst said could be a sign that the company is readying a successor tablet.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has publicly responded to owners' (also described as fringing, halo, flare) issue spotted in photographs taken with the device.
Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) action last week against Indian scammers posing as Microsoft technical support has prompted users to relate their tales of woe.
Premium-Inhalt. Last week's jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed better-than-expected results, including a sizable drop in the national unemployment rate to 7.8% from 8.1%. But for the IT industry, September was a big disappointment. After -- including 36,300 jobs added in July and August alone -- the IT industry lost 1,700 jobs in September.
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Premium-Inhalt. When we did a roundup of network-attached sstorage devices seven years ago, the products boasted an amazing (for the time) 1TB of disk space. This time around, we're testing six units that sport 8TB or larger storage capacities. While the disk space has exploded, the investment remains modest, sometimes at a lower actual dollar figure than the first batch back in 2005.
Premium-Inhalt. When the recession hit in 2008, Congress and big tech employers mostly shelved the idea of creating more H-1B visas to combat what some described as a skills shortage. This year, however, proposals for overhauling work visa programs have re-emerged as demand for H-1B visas has strengthened.
Premium-Inhalt. On the first full day of VMworld in San Francisco in August, five-year-old storage vendor Scale Computing launched a new storage appliance that eliminates the entire I/O storage network that resides between servers and storage. Instead, the appliance uses powerful processors that are capable of hosting multiple virtual machines in the same storage box. The appliance requires no virtualization software and no external storage, which could cut storage costs by as much as 75% for small and midsize businesses with limited resources and storage expertise.
Premium-Inhalt. The new dream in computing is keeping all of your files in "the cloud," on remote servers that you can access from anywhere at any time. Apple's cloud-based syncing and storage service, iCloud, debuted in June 2011. Still, only since the release of OS X Mountain Lion that enough applications have started to support iCloud document syncing for this feature to be useful. Working with iCloud is fairly simple, but you need to know the ground rules if you plan to start storing your documents in the cloud.
Premium-Inhalt. There are a lot of myths about Canada-most related to the country's climate-but these misconceptions actually leave some wondering if Canada might be a good location for a data center.
Premium-Inhalt. The Enterprise Architecture Award, now in its third year, recognizes organizations whose architectural excellence has had major business impact. Presented by InfoWorld, Forrester Research, and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture, this year's Awards highlight the importance of developing a common framework for business and technology within which enterprise architects and their allies can plan and execute transformational change.
Premium-Inhalt. The Australian government says agencies have made "good progress" toward enabling IPv6 by year end. However, Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU) President Narelle Clark said she has doubts that this will happen without a formal mandate like the one in the US.
Premium-Inhalt. If you need to digitize printed documents or photos while on the go, the fits the bill--and it does so with a twist. About the size of a roll of aluminum foil and weighing about 1.5 pounds, this $250 (as of March 8, 2012) can turn printed items into PDFs or JPGs, and then send them wirelessly to a PC, a mobile device, or the Web in a matter of seconds.
Premium-Inhalt. The City of Barcelona is using Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V to consolidate its existing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), based on VMware and Citrix Server, and give employees a better user experience.