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  • News: SpyEye Trojan morphs to defeat online banking defenses

    Banks are facing more trouble from SpyEye, a piece of malicious software that steals money from people's online bank accounts, according to new research from security vendor Trusteer.

  • News: Cellphone-compatible Xbox Bluetooth Headset Coming

    This November, you'll be able to walk around with the same bit of plastic stuck in your ear all day, whether you're making phone calls or trash talking on Live.

  • News: Dell debuts cloud-ready system

    Using OpenStack cloud software, Dell has created a package of hardware, software and services that organizations can use to deploy their own IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) operations.

  • News: SpyEye Trojan morphs to defeat online banking defenses

    Banks are facing more trouble from SpyEye, a piece of malicious software that steals money from people's online bank accounts, according to new research from security vendor Trusteer.

  • News: Gov't, business battens hatches following Cyber Storm III

    Major ASX-listed companies and government departments have been fine-tuning their cyber security in the months following their participation in international Cyber Storm III exercise, according to Federal Attorney General, Robert McClelland.

  • Opinion: Adjust the size of Mail sidebar icons

    Mail looks pretty different in Lion: it's got a new layout, a variety of new interface elements, and a revamped sidebar, too. Hints reader michaelj wasn't thrilled with that last one: He found that his mailbox icons were displayed much larger in the sidebar than he'd prefer. It turns out that Mail's sidebar icons are (bizarrely) linked to the size of the icons in the Finder's sidebar. Really. Here's the fix:

  • Opinion: Zynga Extending CityVille's Social Gaming to China

    Facebook's social gaming uber-star Zynga says it'll reach around the globe and join hands with Internet service provider Tencent to bring a localized version of its mega-popular sim-style game CityVille to China. CityVille, as U.S. Facebook gamers know, is one of Zynga's biggest casual-social games. To play, gamers draft virtual cities, farm surrounding areas, and earn income by collecting rent. The game launched in December 2010 to instant hit status, displacing Zynga's FarmVille juggernaut for "most monthly active users" inside of a month.

  • Opinion: R.I.P. DVD: Six Reasons It's Time for Discs to Die

    When Apple launched refreshed hardware last week, it was no surprise that the ultrathin MacBook Air still does not have an internal DVD drive. Many were shocked to find out, though, that Apple has now also removed the DVD drive from the Mac Mini. But, Apple shouldn't stop there, and the revolution shouldn't be limited to Apple, or even just to PCs for that matter. It's time for discs to die.

  • News: Airline Tycoon Publisher Expanding Online, Mobile Presence

    German developer Spellbound Entertainment has announced the expansion of its business into the online and mobile markets, bringing with it two licenses that have been around for a good few years now.

  • News: Use Your iOS Device as a GunCon

    Namco has released an app that lets you use an iPhone 4 or iPad 2 as a virtual GunCon device when playing Time Crisis 2nd Strike.

  • News: In Defense of Online Anonymity: The Google+ Policy is Wrong

    Google has recently taken some flak for its "real names" policy on Google+ -- a number of users have had their Google+ accounts (and, sometimes, all related accounts) suspended for failing to use their real names.

  • News: RIM job cuts renew takeover speculation

    RIM's stock fell to its lowest point in five years, after it announced plans to cut 11% of its workers to "optimize" costs. The bargain stock price is fueling a new round or speculation that RIM may be bought out. But the most likely candidates lack the cash, or a reason, to do so.

  • Opinion: Extract essential email data

    It’s not uncommon to receive email messages jammed with important links and addresses. If you often wish you could save these bits of information without having to archive (and search through) the messages that contain them, you'll be happy to hear that Lion’s version of Automator makes it possible.

  • News: Google Books Bows to New Apple App Store Rules

    Google's iOS Books app that was quietly removed from the Apple App Store over the weekend reappeared late Monday, fully compliant with the new App Store rules. The Google Books iOS app, introduced in December, is now in line with Apple's newly enforced rules that ban links bypassing Apple's own in-app purchase mechanism.

  • News: New Battlefield 3 Trailer

    Take a look at Battlefield 3's new multiplayer trailer.

  • News: Cognizant acquires CoreLogic's India services operations

    Cognizant Technology Solutions, a U.S. outsourcer with large Indian operations, said Tuesday it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Indian services operations of CoreLogic, an information services and analytics company, in a bid to increase its services capabilities for the mortgage industry.

  • News: Rovio adds 15 new levels to Angry Birds

    Angry birds fans should be pleased to hear that developers Rovio are adding 15 new levels to the game as well as new bug fixes in the latest update.

  • Asus G74Sx 17.3in Republic of Gaming laptop launches

    Asus has started selling the 17.3in-screen Republic of Gaming high-spec laptop it first demonstrated at Computex in June. The Asus G74Sx ROG laptop has a minimum of 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1.5TB hard drive and comes with 3D as an optional extra.

  • Video: Contour+ helmet cam offers new viewfinder, audio input

    The Contour+ logs GPS coordinates, shoots 1080p video and turns an Android or iPhone into a viewfinder via Bluetooth.

  • News: Coming to a store near you: health insurance exchanges

    By 2014, states must deploy public health insurance exchanges, giving millions of Americans purchasing power that could change the landscape for health insurers. Private retailers are already eying their own online exchanges -- possibly as in-store kiosks.



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