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  • News: Information Security Trends in Asia Pacific Retail

    Information security is going to face a new economic order: the state of information security, compliance and governance is at an inflection point. Now that its strategic significance has been recognized more than ever before within retail companies and budgets for addressing information security appearing to have stabilized, it is ready for a move to the next part of the curve: addressing growing risks of cyber security and meeting the challenges of new opportunities - such as cloud, social networking and mobility.

  • Opinion: L.A. Noire Causing PS3s and Xbox 360s to Overheat?

    Sometimes problems are actually problems, and sometimes they’re hobgoblins of giant cyber-hive-minds. California dreamin’ crime-spree L.A. Noire may be causing PS3s and Xbox 360s some technical consternation, but at this point it's anyone's guess how prevalent the issue is. What we have are reports scraped from public forums, which suggest a handful of users are experiencing game lockups or system freezing, linked anecdotally to overheating issues.

  • News: China's 'great firewall' architect hit by protester's shoe

    The architect of China’s controversial censorship ‘firewall’ Fang Binxing has reportedly been hit by a shoe hurled at him by an irate protester against the country’s stringent Internet access system.

  • News: South Lanarkshire Council cuts energy costs by £40,000

    South Lanarkshire Council has cut its annual energy costs by £40,000 after implementing power management software on its PCs.

  • News: Day 19: Google Docs Adds New Features on the Fly

    30 Days With...Google Docs: Day 19

  • Feature: Why your smartphone battery doesn't last

    If your awesome new smartphone is to have any hope of lasting longer than a day on one charge, it's going to need more power than a typical lithium ion battery can deliver.

  • News: No-one wants 3D TV: Ovum

    Technology analyst Ovum has released a report on the state of 3D TV programming around the world, saying that broadcasters are uninterested in investing in the expertise and technology required to create 3D programming. This means the amount of 3D programming on TV in Australia is unlikely to increase in 2011, with coverage restricted to special sporting events like the [[artnid:344634|State of Origin football]] matches and [[artnid:359104|NRL grand final]].

  • News: Tech Spokespeople: Choosing the Human Faces of Device Makers

    Every tech company seems to have a recognizable (perhaps celebrity) spokesperson these days: Ashton Kutcher for Nikon, Justin Long for Apple, the "T-Mobile Girl" for T-Mobile, and so on. We looked at the art and science behind tech spokespeople--how they're chosen, how they affect sales, and why some are famous and some aren't--to find out if they're really the vital marketing tools that tech companies seem to think they are. What we found out is simple: Some tech companies know how to choose and use spokespeople well, while others seem clueless.

  • News: Facebook will use Microsoft tech to find child pornography

    Facebook will use PhotoDNA, an image analysis technology co-invented by Microsoft, to find child pornography on its site, the company said on Thursday in a Youtube video.

  • Rollei iPhone lens adds super-zoom

    German camera brand Rollei has put its name to a telephoto zoom lens that adds 8x zooming to the iPhone

  • Feature: E3 2011: Facts, Rumours and Speculation

    In a few weeks time, the great and the good of the games industry will assemble for the biggest event in the calendar: the E3 Expo. Read on for a definitive guide to what you can expect to see.

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  • News: Top Indian politician to be arrested over India telecom scam

    Kanimozhi Karunanidhi, a high-profile Indian politician and member of Parliament, is likely to be arrested later on Friday, after a special court in Delhi denied her bail in connection with investigations into the irregular allocations of 2G license and spectrum.

  • News: North Korean 3G mobile subscriptions hit half a million

    The number of 3G cellular subscriptions in North Korea passed half a million during the first quarter, the country's only 3G cellular operator said this week.

  • Feature: The five most commented stories of the week - 20 May 2011

    It's been a busy week in technology. For a start, Sony finally get the PlayStation Network up and running again.

  • News: Aegon cuts 213 back office jobs and outsources 106 positions

    Aegon, the life insurance and pensions firm, has announced plans to cut 213 UK jobs, including those in IT, in a bid to meet its cost savings target.

  • News: Final nominations announced for Macworld Awards

    Now in its 16th year, the Macworld Awards are THE event in the UK Mac calendar, recognising the products and vendors that make a significant contribution throughout the year.

  • How-Tos: How to check other email accounts from Gmail

    If you've been using the web for more than a couple of years, you've probably got several webmail accounts.

  • News: Tech companies don't consider the needs of older users

    Technology companies are ignoring the needs of older users when designing gadgets, says a product design expert at Middlesex University.

  • News: Sharp's Android smartphone will go global

    Sharp is preparing to launch a new Aquos smartphone in markets around the world, it said Friday.


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