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  • Opinion: Buckle Up Before Entering the Telework On-Ramp

    On April 28, 2011 Jacob Lew released an OMB memorandum Implementing Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 IT Purchasing Requirements, giving agency CIOs, in coordination with chief acquisition officers, 90 days to develop or update policies on purchasing computing technologies and services to enable and promote telework. Additionally, purchasing policies must address the information security threats raised by use of technologies associated with telework. While telework can produce resource savings and reduce time, expenses, and greenhouse gas production associated with weekly commuting, it also provides federal employees the ability to continue working during inclement weather, emergencies, or situations that may disrupt normal operations. However, telework is only as effective as the technologies used to support it, which is why it is critical for agencies to take measures to ensure that their

  • News: Coming Soon: A Faster Firefox for Linux Users

    Linux users' proverbial cup is already overflowing this spring thanks to several recent coups for the open source operating system. Just last week, however, more good news arrived for users of the free software in the form of an announcement from Mozilla that Firefox has been given a huge speed boost on Linux.

  • News: Free DNS service adds IPv6 support

    OpenDNS, one of the Internet's most popular free DNS services, is now offering production-grade support for IPv6, an upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol known as IPv4.

  • News: Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz gets $11.9 million after 75% pay cut

    Carol Bartz's compensation was slashed by 75% in 2010, but the Yahoo CEO still managed to take home a hefty $11.9 million pay package. A year earlier, Bartz received compensation valued at $47.2 million.

  • News: Fake security software takes aim at Mac users

    Scammers are distributing fake security software aimed at the Mac by taking advantage of the news that al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces, a security researcher said today.

  • News: Twitter hits record on news of bin Laden's death

    Before President Barack Obama officially informed the country and the world that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed, Facebook and Twitter were abuzz with news and celebratory postings.

  • News: Glu Partners with James Frey

    Glu Mobile has announced a two year transmedia partnership with bestselling author James Frey's publishing company Full Fathom Five.

  • News: Site-specific browser tool Fluid hits 1.0

    Fluid is now solid. Developer Todd Ditchendorf has, after three and a half years, released Fluid 1.0, the first non-beta release of his software for creating single-site browsers. It's also, not inconsequentially, a brand new, completely fresh version of the app, rewritten from scratch.

  • Opinion: Fake 'MacDefender' Brings Malware to Macs

    Fake anti-virus software is an old breed of malware that's finally found a new trick: Attacking Macs.

  • News: Atlus Reveals Catherine Deluxe Edition

    Atlus has revealed the contents of Catherine's "Love Is Over" Deluxe Edition along with the "limited quantity" pre-order bonuses.

  • News: Chrono Trigger Rated by ESRB

    Fans of Square's Super NES RPGs have been patiently waiting for news of a Virtual Console re-release of Chrono Trigger for some time. Could the wait be over?

  • News: NASA says Endeavour won't launch before May 8

    NASA now says the earliest the space shuttle Endeavour might lift off is May 8.

  • News: Bethesda Fixes Broken New Vegas Patch

    A recent Fallout: New Vegas patch made the game nigh-on unplayable for most Xbox 360 owners by causing problems with save games. The problem was so bad that Bethesda urged the 360-owning members of the community to decline the update when it was offered.

  • News: Bit.Trip Saga Coming to Nintendo 3DS

    The six Bit.Trip games are headed to the Nintendo 3DS is one package, with a new level of 3D depth added to their pixelated graphics and distinctive chiptune music.

  • News: Fuel Cost Supplants Health Care as Chief CFO Worry

    Fuel prices and the Mideast political tumult appear at the heart of a dramatic fall-off in CFO optimism about corporate profit prospects, according to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch "CFO Pulse Survey."

  • News: New Mac Trojan horse masquerades as virus scanner

    By and large, Mac users have been able to escape the onslaught of malware that their Windows counterparts suffer from. But every once in a while, a piece of nastiness slips into the wild. The latest offender is a Trojan horse by the name of MAC Defender, which purports to be a virus-scanning application. In fact, it does little more than encourage users to give up their credit card information.

  • News: Bin Laden's villa lacked Internet, phone service

    There was an error in the 12th paragraph of the Computerworld story, "Bin Laden's villa lacked Internet, phone service," posted to the wire Monday. The corrected paragraph is as follows:

  • News: Assassin's Creed Social Marketing

    Ubisoft has reignited the Assassin's Creed marketing fires with the promise of an "exclusive sneak peek" at the next game in the series.

  • Opinion: 109-Terabit Broadband Test Breaks Records

    We've got a new 109 terabit-per-second broadband speed to aspire to--and secretly envy. The new record holder is the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology in Tokyo. This record-setting broadband speed was not produced through any regular old fiber-optic cable, though.

  • How-Tos: Clearing up iPhone sync confusion

    Reader Simon Tanner was caught unaware by the not-entirely-clandestine relationship between his iPhone and Yahoo. He writes:



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