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  • News: Car tech: Electric vehicles get an IT assist

    A new IT challenge is emerging: building a vast infrastructure for electric vehicles, or EVs. Information technology is needed to give the electric car a much-needed push -- handling the vast data processing required to optimize power utilization from the generation plant all the way down to an individual owner's garage. These functions are needed to make the new cars successful, analysts say.

  • News: Font-fixer Smasher gets new interface in update

    Smasher, a program that automatically fixes font problems that can result in garbled text, has been updated with a redesigned user interface, improved support for Adobe CS 5, and a new range of font preview capabilities.

  • News: AMD opens up USB 3.0 for PCs with chipset support

    Upcoming chipsets from Advanced Micro Devices will support USB 3.0, which could make it easier for PC makers to add ports based on the interconnect to laptops.

  • News: Researchers out to defend Android users from privacy thieves

    For Google Android, the best selling mobile OS in the world by some accounts, that popularity comes with a predictable price: Hackers, malware writers and other ne'er-do-wells are all over it.

  • News: Check Out the World's Biggest Pac-Man

    This ambitious browser game lets the whole world create and play their own Pac-Man mazes, along with worldwide leaderboards and a Facebook link-up.

  • News: SOURCE Boston: Two views on infosec interviewing, hiring

    It's one thing to be a capable infosec professional. It is something else to be capable at managing your own career -- knowing how to land the right job yourself or, as a manager, to spot and hire the kind of talent that will improve both your organization and your career prospects.

  • News: Kerry-McCain Privacy Bill: What You Need to Know

    A privacy bill of rights is something that tech pundits have talked about for years, but now Senators John Kerry and John McCain hope to make it a reality with a bipartisan bill in the Senate called the "The Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011."

  • Feature: Tech tips to start a business for free

    Social networking and mobility are now critical themes in the startup business world. Here's how to start a business with practically nothing besides a good idea and a lot of free time.

  • News: Online ad market bounces back into growth territory in 2010

    U.S. companies and organizations spent 15 percent more in online advertising in 2010 than in 2009, driving revenue for advertising providers like Google, Yahoo and Facebook to a total of US$26 billion, setting a record, according to a study.

  • News: Panasonic Viera Connect brings apps to TV

    We spoke to Panasonic at the Gadget Show Live in Birmingham yesterday, and we were particularly interested to hear about the company's new Viera Connect web-connected TV system.

  • News: Microsoft updates Office 2008 for Mac for security

    Microsoft updated Office 2011 for Mac on Tuesday, but what of earlier versions of Office? They’re not about to be left out in the cold: Microsoft has also released Office 2008 for Mac version 12.2.9, bringing security patches and a couple of other updates to the previous version of its productivity suite.

  • News: Motorola Solutions, Huawei settle dueling lawsuits

    Motorola Solutions and Huawei agree to settle trade secrets lawsuits against each other.

  • How-Tos: How to customise an Android tablet's home page

    One of the great things about tablets is that they can be personalised to your own tastes and needs. If you think about your mobile phone, perhaps you have used a favourite photo as the wallpaper and put links to important people or information on the home page. The same concept applies to a tablet, except that with a much bigger screen and a wider potential array of uses, the possibilities for personalisation are that much greater.

  • News: Hands on with the HP Touchpad

    Visiting HP's stand at Gadget Show Live in Birmingham yesterday, PC Advisor spent an hour taking a look at the firm's forthcoming TouchPad tablet.

  • News: Fortinet unhappy with tests showing firewall flaw

    Security vendor Fortinet has hit back against tests by NSS Labs that showed one of its high-end firewalls along with products from other vendors could be hacked using a ‘TCP split handshake attack'.

  • News: Microsoft launches cert program for Exchange mobile access

    Microsoft will certify mobile applications using ActiveSync's enterprise management features

  • Feature: Pictures: Gadget Show Live 2011

    PC Advisor went to the Gadget Show Live yesterday, determined to see the best new technology on show at the UK's biggest technology event this year. The show runs all this week at the NEC in Birmingham, and is well worth a look. But if you can't make it to the Midlands, we've brought the best to you.

  • News: Facebook Wins One Legal Battle, Faces Another

    Intrepid start-ups should learn from Mark Zuckerberg's legal troubles with Facebook and make sure everything is put down in legal, binding writing, so if they get big, everyone they've ever known doesn't come out of the woodwork to sue for a part of the company.

  • News: T-Mobile Unlimited Data Plan Includes Throttling

    T-Mobile is using the fine print in its new data plan to experiment with the English language. In the plans, unveiled today, T-Mobile uses the word "unlimited" but then adds that it will throttle user connections after 2GB. Technically the data is still unlimited; it's just the functionality that's crippled.

  • News: AmEx to work with start-up on mobile payments

    American Express is investing in mobile payment technology with start-up Payfone that relies on a person's mobile phone number to authorize payments to a merchant based on funds from a user's credit card or debit account.



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