Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Seamlessly sync your data across devices

IBM says SEC is investigating how it reports cloud revenues

Groups oppose proposed change to Internet content 'safe harbor'

Facebook posts coming to the wider Web

Review: FB Checker finds fake Facebook friends

Facebook courts small companies with Facebook for Business

Vulnerabilities in D-Link network video recorders enable remote spying, researcher says

Senators push for changes in NSA data collection

Review: Alto mail organizer sorts your email like a pro

Microsoft to rename SkyDrive after losing trademark suit

Oracle's next 'engineered system' to involve virtualization

Starbucks Is Partnering with Google to Give Its Wi-Fi a Serious Caffeine Boost

Nvidia ships $299 Shield handheld gaming console after delay

Review: Rise of the Triad is so hard your head will explode

EU researchers get 2T bps capacity thanks to network upgrade

Review: Sketch on Skype with whiteboard add-on IDroo

Dell strikes down shareholder vote proposal for buyout

The Guardian: NSA’s XKeyscore program has nearly limitless access to all Internet activity

The tech behind EVE Online's 'Battle of 6VDT,' the biggest brouhaha in gaming history

Microsoft releases Office Mobile for Android phones (tablets need not apply)

Microsoft Surface revenue awful on paper and in the pocketbook

China's Xiaomi launches $129 handset ahead of rumored budget iPhone

NEC ends smartphone development, will make no new models

Five free Reddit tools cut through the clutter

Win the inbox war: Four utilities fight email onslaught

US appeals court upholds warrantless collection of phone location data

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Microsoft's Surface RT sells out at Walmart—then doesn't

Microsoft discloses weak Surface revenue

Bogus Chrome, Firefox extensions pilfer social media accounts

Sprint promises wide rollout and device support for ex-Clearwire spectrum

Sidecar warns drivers to steer clear of airport after arrests

Some home automation systems are rife with holes, security experts say

Spoofed! Fake GPS signals lead yacht astray

Eyeing faster chips, scientists measure super-fast electrical switching

Android tablet gives rare glimpse at North Korean tech

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Reflects the Growing Trend of Working Remotely

Intel's first 'open-source PC' on sale for $199

Review: SteelSeries Apex is a supersized keyboard for any gamer

MIT report says it didn't seek federal charges against Aaron Swartz

Facebook offers promotional help to small game developers

Microsoft releases Windows 8.1 Enterprise preview with VDI, Windows to Go support

Oracle, CedarCrestone settle lawsuit over third-party support

Review: Peazip 5 decompresses everything

Lenovo to open up consumer cloud service this quarter

Asus slowly backs away from Windows RT tablets

Samsung said to be in talks to acquire German Novaled

Smile! Microsoft stuffs the SkyDrive website with new, photo-friendly features

Review: Razer's Naga 2014 gaming mouse makes 17 buttons look good

Red Hat Enterprise Linux gets cozy with MongoDB expands mobile application development support

SoftBank's net profit more than doubles as number of mobile subscribers soars

Alcatel-Lucent sees revenue growth driven by strong sales of IP networking equipment

The power user’s guide to picking the perfect keyboard

The state of the Windows Store: How useful are those 100,000 apps?

Sprint reports $1.6B net loss as it shuts down Nextel platform

HTC sees more basic smartphones as way to regain market share

Monday, July 29, 2013

Yale grad's 'Prism' program turns text metadata into wavy art

Flash breakthrough promises faster storage, terabytes of memory

Is Snowden a Russian citizen? No, it's just a Google Translate trick

Microsoft to connect schools in South African white-spaces project

Scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass NBT displays coming for touchscreen laptops

Will New 300GB Optical Discs Be Good For Businesses?

Opponents of NSA surveillance aren't giving up after House vote

Business travel expenses plummet, but SBOs are picking up more of the bill

Dell's Project Ophelia could be more bad news for PCs

Review: SubReddit Finder helps locate subreddits that interest you

SAP expands partner program for application development

Five bookmarks every computer user should have

Icahn criticizes Dell for vote rule change on proposed deal

Microsoft accuses Microsoft of copyright infringement, asks Google to scrub search links

Why Warren Spector is taking a vacation and going back to school

Toshiba tweaks new ultrabooks for voice interaction

University condemns court ban of research paper on flaws in car lock system

Introduction to backup

Use of Amazon's cloud approved for Dutch banks

How to put your DVD library in the cloud

Toshiba announces Satellite E series notebooks

Apple supplier Pegatron slammed for alleged labor abuses in China

Sunday, July 28, 2013

US patent office rejects claims of Apple 'pinch to zoom' patent

Google Play store inundated with scam apps, Symantec says

Petition Against Passwords pushes next-gen security

Put Office on the iPad for tablet success, analyst advises

Tech firms squirm over their role in Prism surveillance

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Global cybercrime costs billions, new estimates suggest

Review: Hover Zoom expands images without extra clicking

Friday, July 26, 2013

Drone show attendees flock to new $700 model

What's next for Dish after losing out on Sprint?

Astronaut controls robot on Earth from the ISS

Why Internet Explorer 11 is the right browser for business

Facebook invents a PHP virtual machine

Google confirms it's shutting down Google+ Local for iOS

Oracle OpenWorld: What to expect

Wall Street Beat: Mobile is key to tech earnings

Bitdefender Safepay offers secure browsing for online banking, shopping

Businesses That Avoid New Technology Are Leaving Money on the Table

US will not seek death penalty for Edward Snowden

Review: Browse images on Reddit faster with RedditPics

Dell's thumb-size PC, Project Ophelia, ships to testers

Small businesses turning to Facebook and LinkedIn for social media branding

Review: JPEGmini compresses your pictures dramatically with little loss of detail

Review: Search and filter recently posted Reddit videos with Reddit TV

Some privacy advocates question mobile apps agreement

Windows device sales aren't meeting Microsoft's expectations, Ballmer admits

The myth of driver backups

Wipro sees growing demand from outsourcing clients

Microsoft: Almost 90 percent of Citadel botnets in the world disrupted in June

NASA's IRIS telescope may help predict harmful solar storms

BlackBerry lays off 250 new product testing staff

The sounds of a sick PC: Listen to the noises that could mean bad news

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Apple's smartphone market share drops to three-year low

Open-source project, Crypton, seeks to make encryption easier

Apple in China recommends use of official power adapters for iPhone

Samsung posts record profit, but mobile slips despite Galaxy S4 launch

Oil, gas field sensors vulnerable to attack via radio waves

Microsoft gives Fresh Paint a fresh coat of...

Zynga loses nearly half its daily users, says it's time for a 'reset'

Rackspace President Lew Moorman to step down

Cray plans new supercomputer in the U.K. in 2013

Add custom news and alerts to new tabs in Google Chrome

CloudBees moves into data integration with FoxWeave buy

Chromecast: at home in the boardroom as well as the living room

Oracle sues companies it says provide Solaris OS support in illegal manner

Five indicted in massive hacking scheme

Server Hardware Down, But Not Out Yet

U.S. cloud firms suffer from NSA PRISM program

Samsung's 840 EVO SSD family: Fast, large, and in charge

European companies should stop sending data to the US, German privacy officials say

Microsoft releases developer edition of IE11 for Windows 7

Boost for Amazon as Penguin agrees to end Apple e-books deal

Put your passwords in your pocket and take them everywhere you go

PayPal opens up bug bounty program to minors

Cybercriminals increasingly use the Tor network to control their botnets, researchers say

Japan's Sharp updates 'analog' tablet after surprising success

Unwrapped: A first look at Chrome's packaged apps

How Microsoft could beat Siri and Google Now: A modern Microsoft Bob

Taiwan's MediaTek to launch a 'true' 8-core chip in Q4

Orange reports sharp fall in profit on declining first-half revenue

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Amazon Web Services files complaint in court over CIA contract

Apple's developer site overhaul continues following breach

Zuckerberg says no ads on Instagram -- at least, not yet

U.S. lawmakers vote against reining in NSA phone records collection

China's Baidu reports a rare drop in profit

Google posts Chromecast development kit for third-party apps

How to Evaluate Moving Legacy Mission-Critical Apps to the Cloud

Facebook reports a strong quarter with revenue up 53 percent

4G wireless now a necessity for businesses

Polycom CEO resigns after expense-report scandal

LinkedIn launches Sponsored Updates

Icahn in control after Dell ups offer to take company private

Review: Reddit Enhancement Suite makes Reddit browsing easier and more pleasant

Don't be fooled by study's dramatically lower cyberthreat estimate, experts say

IBM Throws Its Weight Behind Cloud Foundry

Review: Clownfish for Skype translates as you type

Microsoft to offer Java as a service

Michael Dell raises buyout offer for Dell by $0.10 per share, with new voting conditions

Nvidia brings high-end graphics core technology to Tegra 5

Reports: Snowden cleared to leave airport, enter Russia

New Samsung color laser printers have NFC built-in

Citadel malware active on 20,000 PCs in Japan, says Trend Micro

Syrian Electronic Army hacks into Viber support website

Essential networking tips for small business

11 indie games you must play

SIM card vulnerabilities easy to fix, researcher says

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

White House opposes amendment to curb NSA spying

Symantec spots two Android apps using 'master key' vulnerability

SEC charges Texas man with running Bitcoin Ponzi scheme

Seagate hybrid drive promises speed boost below the cost of flash

Apple hints at new products this year

Long life, no cooling fans: Intel's 4.5W Core processors could blur the PC/tablet line

Apple's profit drops 22 percent as iPad sales slow

Intel aims for longer tablet battery life with new Haswell chips

Android spyware infections on the rise, report says

LinkedIn selling more marketing content into users' feeds

The new Redbox app for Windows 8 isn't perfect, but it sure is handy

Broadband Speed Is Increasing, But US is Falling Behind

Flipboard magazines land on PCs via the Web

New Droid smartphones launched by Google, Verizon

Don't Ask! Avoid unwanted toolbar offered in pushy Java installations

Review: Mailstrom puts you in control of your email

How to get a full-screen Gmail compose window every time

The great printer in the sky: Google Cloud Print comes to Windows desktop apps

Who will benefit from the new EU telecoms regulation?

Crowdsourced Finnish copyright bill headed to parliament

Researcher claims responsibility for security breach at Apple Developer website

Cisco to acquire security vendor Sourcefire for $2.7 billion

It’s a New (Virtual) World with Windows Server 2012 R2 updates mobile Chatter app with eye on productivity

China's Alibaba Group taps smart TVs for online shopping

Push your PC's productivity with better, faster gear

Apache OpenOffice now comes with a handy sidebar

Inside e-ployment: Online staffing services put temporary labor within reach of small businesses

Monday, July 22, 2013

Patent firm Eolas loses appeal in Web patents lawsuit

Tired of spam? Hand out a disposable email address

Newer versions of LTE to make rapid advances, ABI says

Following attacks, Networks Solutions reports MySQL hiccups

Yahoo confirms departure of media chief Mickie Rosen

Intel will offer 'Broadwell' SOC to battle Calxeda, AMD

How Intel's modded chips make your smartphone a better listener

What Microsoft's Earnings Report Means for Small Businesses

SIM card hack has severe implications for business

Google accounts for 25 percent of all Internet traffic, study finds

Break the Bottleneck: Smooth out your business’s voice and video streaming with QoS

Khronos Group releases updates to graphics, parallel programming tools

SAP executives discuss co-CEO Snabe's departure, return to single CEO structure

Canonical to crowdfund first batch of Ubuntu Edge phones

Oracle and ARM to tweak Java

Review: Generate better-looking Windows 8 start tiles with OblyTile

Leap Motion first impressions: There's work to do

Google buys speech recognition patents

ISP did not throttle YouTube traffic at peak hours, telecom regulator finds

Canonical takes Ubuntu forums offline in wake of password breach

Should you keep using Windows XP?

UK's PM warns Internet companies to ban child abuse search terms

Google invests in Taiwanese maker of Glass components

SanDisk outs a pair of portable, streaming-ready Wi-Fi drives

OCR makes short work of digitizing your docs

It's a WiDi shootout! Actiontec's ScreenBeam Pro vs. Netgear's Push2TV

HP, NEC to develop next-generation x86 servers

How to overclock your new Haswell CPU like a pro

Sunday, July 21, 2013

US court renews permission to NSA to collect phone metadata

Review: Brother's HL-3170CDW color laser-class printer is inexpensive, but graphics are mediocre

Ubuntu forum defaced, breached by hackers

SIM cards vulnerable to hacking, says researcher

SAP's Snabe to step down in 2014, McDermott to become sole CEO

Ban passwords, say advocates of alternative authentication

Microsoft must stick with Windows RT, analysts say

National policy sought to alert consumers of data breaches

Facebook's Open Compute network is limited, Cisco says

Foreign VPNs offer protection against US government spying

Data breaches hit 2.5 million in California in 2012, report says

First global top-level domain signed is Arabic for .web

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Does your IP address betray you to data-harvesters?

ICANN leader shares vision for growth and a global Internet

US leads 'dirty dozen' of spam traffickers, Sophos study says

Microsoft strategy should take hint from Apple, analyst says

Shadowlock Trojan demands odd ransom, Symantec says

Disable Gmail's inbox sorting

Friday, July 19, 2013

Uber let you hail an ice cream truck for a day

Internet traffic jams, meet your robot nemesis

The new Chrome App Launcher: Google's backdoor into the offline world

Wall Street Beat: Software a bright spot as tech results bring gloom

How the innocent-seeming Chrome App Launcher is Google's Trojan horse into Windows

SAS Institute, National Instruments top list of companies with good work-life balance

Microsoft was wrong: Tablets are not PCs. So now what?

AMD continues move toward profitability

Microsoft, Google not doing enough on phone thefts, says San Francisco district attorney

How to enable or disable Gmail's new tabs

SAP reveals road map details for its HANA in-memory platform