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  • News: Dangers of IE 'Cookiejacking': What You Need to Know

    A security researcher has discovered a means of hijacking sensitive information from cookies in Internet Explorer. The 'cookiejacking' technique could expose credentials from Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, or other online services, but Microsoft doesn't consider it a serious threat. So, is the sky falling, is the security researcher crying wolf, or is the real risk somewhere in between.

  • News: Weekly Wrap: Macworld's top stories for the week of May 22, 2011

    We get it: You're busy. Much as you would love to read every story we publish here on Macworld.com, it's inevitable that you miss the occasional piece. But we love you, and we want to help. So here are some highlights from the past week.

  • How-Tos: Keep Your Data in Sync Across Platforms and Devices

    People are no longer tied to any specific location or device as they roam about getting work done on laptops, tablets, or even smartphones. The challenge is to keep everything synced so you can access the same data from each of those platforms.

  • How-Tos: Acer Iconia A500 Tablet Pairs Nicely with Any USB PC Keyboard

    I'm writing today's post on my Android-based Acer Iconia A500 tablet. But no, I'm not tapping slowly around an on-screen keyboard. Instead, I grabbed an old USB keyboard that was laying at the bottom of a junk drawer in my closet, and I'm typing as fast as I would on my desk-bound machine. For tablet-based productivity, this is an awesome experience.

  • News: Elgan: Find it in stores, buy it online

    Is it right to shop in a brick-and-mortar store, find what you want, then buy it online? If so, here's how.

  • News: Communications firms need 'step change' in IT - report

    There has to be a "real step change" towards faster and more cost effective IT among communications service providers (CSPs) if they are to serve their customers effectively, according to consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Fly the friendly iSkies

    More pilots are bringing iPads into the cockpit, PayPal's following the money straight to Google, and Lodsys has decided that taking on just one of the world's biggest tech companies isn't enough. Never tell the remainders for Friday, May 27, 2011 the odds.

  • News: Witcher 2 Goes DRM Free

    In a surprise move, this hit PC title aims to become more accessible by removing unnecessary DRM restrictions.

  • News: RolePlayers' Realm: Dragon Quest 25th Anniversary Edition

    Special guest Tim Rogers joins Kat, Justin and Ray to discuss Dragon Quest's rich history as our celebration of the 25th anniversary continues!

  • News: Stealth startup invents 'do-it-all' analytics database

    A highly-touted Anglo-US startup has emerged from stealth mode this month with a new type of database design it believes can transform the way this class of software is used by many large companies.

  • News: Cloud CIO: The Two Biggest Lies About Cloud Security

    Survey after survey note that security is the biggest concern potential users have with respect to public cloud computing. Here, for example, is a survey from April 2010, indicating that 45 percent of respondents felt the risks of cloud computing outweigh its benefits. CA and the Ponemon Institute conducted a survey and found similar concerns. But they also found that deployment had occurred despite these worries. And similar surveys and results continue to be published, indicating the mistrust about security persists.

  • News: FIFA 12 Details Revealed

    It's that time of year again: the time when EA Sports makes up lots of important-sounding names for the "innovations" in the next FIFA soccer game.

  • News: Ace Attorney Movie Confirmed

    A few days ago, director Takashi Miike teased that he was working on a new movie that sounded distinctly Ace Attorney-ish. Turns out it IS Ace Attorney!

  • News: Dragon Age Complete Pack

    If you've never jumped into the Dragon Age saga, what better way to do it than with a pack that contains absolutely everything Dragon Age you can possibly think of?

  • News: Bugs & Fixes: Mac Defender strikes again; Apple fights back

    The Mac Defender Trojan Horse phishing scam was back in the news this week. Twice.

  • How-Tos: Solve printing problems with Preview

    Sometimes documents just don't print properly. My latest example: After filling out an expense report in Microsoft Excel, I tried to print it, but the document came out cut off on all four sides. I tried printing it again, specifying in the printer dialog that I wanted to scale the document to fit on one page; it still didn't work. I didn't know where the fault lay: Was it an Excel issue, a printer issue, or something else? But I didn't have time to investigate; I needed to get that expense report in the mail. My solution: I remembered a recent hint about opening two copies of a PDF at once, and used a variation on that to get the report to print.

  • Opinion: 5 Unique Ways to Make Money Online

    Who says you can't make money online? Prison guards at a Chinese prison camp are reportedly forcing inmates to smash rocks by day and play World of Warcraft at night. The purpose of the all-night WoW sessions is to obtain virtual gold by completing in-game tasks. The prison bosses then turn around and sell the virtual gold in the real world making as much as $930 a day, according to the Guardian. Called "gold farming," the practice is not uncommon and it's believed as many as 100,000 full-time virtual gold farmers operate in China alone.

  • News: Study: App Store tops Android Market for making money

    It's far more common for apps in the iOS App Store to make money than it is for apps in the Google Android Market, according to a report published by Dutch mobile app store research firm Distimo. The firm's study contrasts Apple and Google's mobile app outlets (along with a few less popular ones), and reaches a variety of interesting conclusions.

  • News: African LTE rollouts delayed

    African telecom operators are not expected to embark on large-scale LTE (Long Term Evolution) deployment until spectrum costs, policy and regulatory issues are sorted, analysts say.

  • News: Microsoft downplays IE 'cookiejacking' bug

    Microsoft today downplayed the threat posed by an unpatched vulnerability in all versions of Internet Explorer (IE) that an Italian researchers has shown can be exploited to hijack people's online identities.



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