Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Aging networking protocols abused in DDoS attacks

Report: Yahoo drops Dailymotion deal in face of French opposition

Facebook's big data plans include warehouses, faster analytics

Mozilla moves to stop spyware company from spoofing Firefox

NeatReceipts scanner makes filing a snap

EFF: Trust Twitter--but not Apple or Verizon--to protect your privacy

From the ashes of Fuduntu, FuSE Linux is born

Qualcomm calls for shared in-home cells to handle mobile demand

To give back to investors, Apple goes for massive bond deal


10gen expands MongoDB with storage service

Google may have smart eyeglasses but Budweiser has smart beer glasses

Limiting bidding on spectrum auctions could be costly, study says

Novell offers mobile file sharing for the enterprise

Verizon Announces New Cloud Service for Android Mobile Devices

Twitter opens self-service ads to everyone

Oracle lands $100 million ERP project covering 34 colleges

Doxie One makes on-the-go scanning simple

Review: Pingraphy lets you schedule your future Pinterest pins, get stats

Details expected soon on Intel's $200 laptop and tablet chip architecture

Microsoft turns room into video game with IllumiRoom project

Businesses want Windows 8 hybrids, not Windows RT, says Lenovo

Tibco sharpens mobile apps for its Tibbr enterprise social software

Samsung and Intel invest in speech analysis company Expect Labs

Skype preview starts rolling out to Outlook.com users

Toshiba USB portable hard drive is also online file server

Softbank: No change in Sprint Nextel offer in response to Dish Network

App Spotlight: EverClip copies your iOS clipboard to Evernote

Microsoft previews Skype for Outlook.com

Gaming prototypes on display at computer interaction conference

How to build a bulletproof cloud backup system without spending a dime

The next home-networking revolution will be wired

Flexible, networked e-ink displays mimic physical documents

D-Link firmware flaws could allow IP video stream spying

Monday, April 29, 2013

Intel backs SoftBank's bid for Sprint Nextel

Consortium takes steps to break multicore programming barriers

Alibaba invests in Sina Weibo to build links with users of the Twitter-like service

Detector finds smuggled cellphones even without batteries or SIM cards

Linux kernel 3.9 adds full Chrome OS support

AU Optronics executive sentenced for LCD price-fixing

Review: Actual Window Manager 7.5 is packed full of features

HP announces Converged Systems business, unifies server divisions

Take our mobile survey and you might win an iPad mini

China's unique PC buying trends revealed in survey

Review: Whip windows into shape with WindowSpace's keyboard shortcuts

IBM launches an appliance for the 'Internet of things'

Review: Chamelon Window Manager has many features and a few too many bugs

Why it's a good idea to own a USB-to-SATA adapter

Gartner: Worldwide CRM revenue grew 12.5 percent in 2012

Epilogue to von Simson book on strategy puts the spotlight on innovation

Intel starts countdown clock for next-gen Haswell chips

Why changing your LivingSocial password won’t save you

Qualcomm's wireless power technology allows for pad-free charging

Kenya ICT Board Learns Tough Lessons from Digital Villages Project

Google backs off redesign of Chrome's New Tab Page

Review: Easy-to-use window manager Mosaico makes sense of your desktop

SAP launches ride-sharing app TwoGo

Slice wood with laser pointer and imagination

Reinstall Windows on a new-to-you, used computer

Vodafone connects electric car in India

LG will ship OLED TV with curved screen for $13,500 in May

Designing your digital legacy

21 tips for supercharging your cloud storage

Computer interaction conference promises cutting-edge demos

Sunday, April 28, 2013

McAfee spots Adobe Reader PDF-tracking flaw

Google to discontinue Meebo social toolbar in favor of Google+

Spanish police say DDoS suspect used a van as a mobile office

Microsoft risks taking a 'niche' role in tablets, analysts say

Future of computer interaction on display in Paris

Windows Blue may help, but Microsoft still faces hurdles

Kaspersky founder warns nations face growing cyberattack threats

4 video editors that are up to the task for both amateurs and pros

Security firm offers enhanced web application defense

Saturday, April 27, 2013

3D printers may soon produce guns, startup Wiki Weapon says

Google Fiber divides users into the haves and have nots

Supercomputer dedicated that is fastest one owned by a college

5 disk backup tips to help avoid future missteps

Scenes from a Microsoft store opening

Locked and loaded, online gamers draw phishing attackers

Cloud adoption growing, but how big depends on who you ask

Friday, April 26, 2013

Fedora 19 alpha offers a peek at what's coming

CISPA legislation appears doomed in U.S. Senate

LivingSocial gets hacked, 50 million users told to reset passwords

Wall Street Beat: Earnings highlight smartphones as key to growth

Joomla finally gets built-in tagging

OASIS: MQTT to be the protocol for the Internet of Things

HP ships $169 Slate 7 Android tablet

How to test-drive Office 2013 free for six months

Google Drive gets automatic offline sync in Chrome

Younity 1.5 could render cloud storage obsolete

Dutchman arrested in connection with large DDoS attack on Spamhaus

North Korea close to 2 million 3G subscribers

Review: Easily edit images and create collages using Fotor in Windows 8's Modern interface

Samsung rationalizes PC naming scheme

Hands On with Chrome Office Viewer

Salesforce, the pillow maker and the $125,000 AmEx bill

Senate delays vote on Internet sales tax until May

Wolfram Alpha study of Facebook users details relationship cycles

Android laptops: The $200 price is right, but the OS may not be

How to use Windows 8's cool new file-copy feature

Hackers increasingly target shared Web hosting servers for use in mass phishing attacks

LG stages comeback as smartphones outsell feature phones for first time

Alcatel-Lucent makes loss on static first-quarter revenue

Design innovation: The PC's secret weapon in the war for relevance

E-signatures: The complete guide to paperless signing

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Microsoft prevails in Xbox patent rift with Motorola Mobility

Samsung profits soar on phones, tablets; high hopes for Galaxy S4

China's Baidu reports weaker profit growth in Q1

Facebook buys Parse, gets into development tools business

Judge rejects FBI's bid to hack computer of suspect in attempted cyberheist

Yahoo's chairman steps down after a year

Moshi Vortex

Skullcandy 50/50

Ubuntu 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' debuts, to be followed by 'Saucy Salamander'

ODCA: Virtual machines inching to portability

T-Mobile USA agrees to come clean about 'uncarrier' service plans

Senators stall vote on Internet sales tax for now

Software AG buys LongJump for cloud PaaS

Google's data removal requests spike to over 2,000

Open Office docs right in your browser with Chrome Office Viewer

HP could bury TouchPad fiasco with $169 Slate 7 tablet

Google, Microsoft pilot TV white space projects in Kenya and South Africa

Windows and Android Tablets Gain Ground on Apple’s iPad

Review: R-Drive Image backs up anything

Civil rights coalition says EU data protection bill threatens citizens' rights

Interview: Dell software chief talks transformation

Security of hosted services is top priority for Adobe's first CSO

Senate committee limits government electronic surveillance

Samsung delays launch of Knox Android security software until 'later date'

Box sets its sights on healthcare customers

How to grab a freeze-frame from a video

Windows 8 tablet sales: not terrible so far

ICANN announces opening of Istanbul office as part of globalization effort

LinkedIn revamps contacts feature to boost relationship management

EU publishes Google antitrust remedy proposals

SecurEnvoy falls back on fixed line to better two-factor authentication reliability

Unhand that phone! Texting tools for the big screen

Motorola's Android phones infringe Microsoft SMS patent, German court rules

Sony doubles profit forecast after selling U.S. headquarters, stock holdings

How to set up two-factor authentication for Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and more

It’s privacy versus cybersecurity as CISPA bill arrives in Senate

EU parliament committee votes against air passenger data sharing bill

Nintendo President: Lack of games hurting Wii U, but more titles coming

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Mt. Gox delays plan to support virtual currency litecoin

Wireless networks may learn to live together by using energy pulses

US lawmakers plan sweeping review of copyright

WikiLeaks donations by Visa ruled OK in Iceland

Should you trust that report? Open source tool can help

Senator rips self-regulatory do-not-track efforts

Dell corrals acquired products for BYOD market

North Carolina auditor: 84 state-run IT projects well over budget, schedule

Apple confident about iPad Mini despite low margins

Samsung confirms limited supply of Galaxy S4, cites 'overwhelming global demand'

Microsoft to announce next Xbox on May 21

Review: MightyText wields control over desktop texting

Use SpeedTest to help diagnose Internet problems

US DOT: Auto makers should disable in-dash electronics when cars are moving

Pivotal launched from VMware, EMC technologies

Take steps to secure what little online privacy you still have

Tumblr updates iOS app for wider social media sharing

Collaborate in real time with cross-platform mindmapper Coggle

MetroPCS shareholders OK merger with T-Mobile USA

With revenue at stake, companies seek business-savvy tech workers

Online security: your two-factor authorization checklist

AMD’s Radeon HD 7990: Not as pricey as you might think

Review: Mysms works with Android or iPhone to let you text from your PC

Samsung to expand retail presence in US

Ads coming soon to your Outlook.com inbox

Recently patched Java flaw already targeted in mass attacks, researchers say

EMC's storage business keeps growing while net profit shrinks slightly

The most reliable Windows laptop is a Mac, says Soluto

Ban on iOS push mail stays but patent used to get it likely to be invalid, German court says

Nintendo misses profit goal as Wii U, 3DS sales sag

Nokia banks on social integration to help boost mobile phone sales

Amazon looks to move security appliances to the cloud, says CISO

11 killer games that will bring your PC to its knees

AMD unleashes Radeon HD 7990: A dual-GPU graphics card beast

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

FireEye finds Gh0stRAT cyberespionage campaigns continue

ZTE agrees to Android, Chrome patent licensing from Microsoft

AP Twitter hack prompts fresh look at cybersecurity needs

Australia charges man claiming to be LulzSec leader

Apple teases 'new product categories'

Tiny single-board BeagleBone computer arrives at $45

Review: BrowserTexting works fine for SMS in a browser, but so do free options

Apple profit drops on slow iPhone growth

Review: DeskSMS doesn't rise above the other desktop texting apps

Review: Portrait Professional Studio dramatically transforms your images

MuleSoft catches the API fever, buys ProgrammableWeb

Microsoft re-releases 'Blue Screen of Death' patch

First Firefox OS developer phones are already sold out

Asus ships Cube Internet streaming device with Google TV

Ultrabook Buying Guide

Twitter hackers take over AP account with false tweet

Microsoft's Surface Pro to ship in 24 more countries

New Nokia Lumia 928 Rumored to Become Verizon’s Flagship Phone

Why the Start button isn’t enough reason to wait for Windows Blue

Serious flaw present in latest Java Runtime Environment for desktops and servers, researchers say

Board maker's $45 PC tries to catch up with Raspberry Pi on price

Western Digital rolls out ultra-slim 5mm Ultrabook drives

Huawei: US market no longer focus for its carrier business

Jive enterprise social product gets group templates for business tasks

Facebook can keep its real name policy, German appellate court decides

China's Huawei bolstering smartphone strategy, plans to announce new handset

SkySQL, MariaDB to merge

Amazon's data warehouse, high storage instances come to Europe

Salesforce.com launches Social.com advertising platform

Nokia wins injunction blocking sales of microphones for HTC One

The 21 worst tech habits—and how to break them

What the 'console-ification' of PCs means for gamers

Monday, April 22, 2013

Malware hijacks Twitter accounts to send dangerous links

Machine-to-machine systems resurrect a mobile rivalry

One in five data breaches are the result of cyberespionage, Verizon says

Microsoft says Office 365 adoption accelerating, but questions remain

Reddit apologizes for 'online witch hunt' for Boston bombing suspect

ITC rejects Motorola touchscreen patent complaint against Apple

Coming soon to Linux: A lightweight KDE alternative

Senate takes major step toward Internet sales tax

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How to Get By Without An Optical Drive

10 Great Apps and Games for Your Touchscreen Ultrabook

Engineering the Ultimate On-The-Go Entertainment

5 Awesome Uses for your Convertible Ultrabook

How to Customize Your Windows 8 Start Screen

CA Technologies buys Layer 7 for API smarts

Health care robot brings experts to bedside

Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

Skitch brings markup tools to Evernote PDFs

IBM snatches UrbanCode for DevOps prowess

Five Ways to Improve Your Enterprise Social Networking Strategy

IDC: SAP and Oracle winners as software growth slows

Microsoft to bring the Start button to Win 8, reports say

Debate rages over contentious Internet sales tax proposal

Review: Skitch Touch makes it easy to annotate images in Windows 8's Modern interface

New Microsoft campaign promotes privacy prowess