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    The need for a data center operating system increases, but the means of building one are still shaky.

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  • News: Anonymous Plans Attack on Orlando's Website

    Orlando, Florida's city Website could be the latest target of hackers at noon EST Thursday if Web chatter between hackers online turns out to be true. Plans of the alleged attack are being circulated on Anonymous-related IRC channels. Anonymous is a group of loosely affiliated hackers that work together to coordinate hack attacks.

  • News: A 'cloud' vision of a shared health platform

    Safaricom healthcare journey sprout when the organization saw the need to touch communities in remote areas of the country with a cost effective and reliable health solution platform. Through digital villages, patients in remote areas of Kenya will have access to a doctor through the TelePresence system with help from a health worker. TelePresence mimics a real life experience with a doctor. This shows how the future of our life is bound to depend on video.

  • News: Do Government Policies and Laws Hinder Tech Advances?

    Did you know that texting while driving is illegal in 33 states and the District of Columbia?

  • News: Facebooks Facial Recognition Flops

    Lately, there's been a lot of buzz in the media about Facebook's facial-recognition technology--admittedly, in part thanks to us. But now we've decided to look at the technology itself: Is it as dangerous as we think it is? In the end, Facebook's new face-recognizing feature doesn't yet work well enough to pose a significant threat to your privacy.

  • News: 100 years of IBM: Milestones

    IBM is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding Thursday. Led by American capitalist icons Thomas J. Watson, Sr. and Thomas J. Watson, Jr. until the 1970s, the company grew from a pre-World War I conglomeration of companies making tabulating machines and time-keeping devices into a globe-spanning technology behemoth that pioneered the development of electronic computers and dominated the mainframe era.

  • News: 20% of PC owners targeted by a phishing phone call

    One in five (20 percent) of UK PC owners have been targeted by a phishing phone calls, says Microsoft.

  • News: Autorun malware being routed, says Microsoft

    The battle against ‘Autorun’ malware, once a major threat to PC users, appears to be heading for victory according to new figures put out by Microsoft that show big declines in infection rates during 2011.

  • News: Facebook juror jailed for eight months

    Joanne Fraill, the juror who contacted a defendant on Facebook, has been jailed for eight months.

  • News: Five new things your Mac can do with Lion

    No, there may not be any sweeping sunrises or Elton John songs to show us the way, but nevertheless: Lion is coming. To prepare us for the changes ahead, Apple has posted a big summary on its website listing all of the more than 250 new features present in this version of OS X—but let’s be reasonable: As excited as you might be, you don’t have time to read up on every single one. Instead, let us do the work for you, and highlight some of the coolest new tricks your Mac will be able to turn in Lion.

  • News: Griffin's cable-free Beacon turns iPhone into a remote

    If you’ve ever spent a Saturday watching male figure skating because you couldn’t find the remote, you may welcome the news from Griffin that its Beacon Universal Remote Control for iOS (first demoed at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show) is now available at an Apple Store near you. Griffin's device aims to exploit the fact that while your various remotes always seem to go missing, your iPhone's usually right in your pocket.

  • News: Microsoft Warns of Internet Phone Scam

    Microsoft is warning about a new Internet phone scam that could cost you $875 in stolen money and as much as $4,800 in computer repair bills to undo the damage.

  • News: UK mobile operators join forces on mobile wallet

    Everything Everywhere, O2 and Vodafone plan to create a joint venture in the U.K. that will allow users to pay for goods using NFC-equipped phones, they said on Thursday.

  • News: IBM at 100: Will cannibalise for Cloud

    IBM turned 100 today. Since its humble beginnings as Computing Tabulating Recording Corporation in June 16, 1911, IBM has survived through many ups and downs in the economy including paradigm shifts in the IT industry. One of the biggest shifts is happening right now in the form of Cloud services, which the company is poised to sacrifice its own business to the tune of $7 billion to be part of the revolution.

  • News: Apple begins Back To School promotion in UK

    Apple has begun its Back To School promotion in the UK, offering students the chance to get £65 worth of Mac App Store credit when they buy a Mac.

  • News: HMRC web snooping software slammed by privacy campaigners

    HMRC's plan to use "web robot" software to trawl the internet for tax cheats has been slammed by privacy campaigners.

  • News: Magic Carpet on GOG

    EA/Bullfrog classic title Magic Carpet has just been re-released for the first time in years via CD Projekt's Good Old Games service.

  • News: IBM's new future: Quantum computing

    IBM marks its 100th anniversary by celebrating its record in technology innovation.

  • News: ADP acknowledges system intrusion, says one client hit

    Automatic Data Processing (ADP) today disclosed that it has suffered a system intrusion that it believes has impacted only one client associated with Workscape, the benefits administration platform company it acquired.



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