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  • News: RSA spearphish attack may have hit US defense organizations

    The hackers who broke into EMC's RSA Security division last March used the same attack code to try to break into several other companies, including two U.S. national security organizations, according to data provided by the VirusTotal website.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Another satisfied customer survey

    The iPhone has once again proved that consumers can get some satisfaction. Elsewhere, Google has scooped up a Yelp rival that's decidedly old school, and Apple's making new inroads into charity. The remainders for Thursday, September 8, 2011 are better to give than to receive.

  • News: LightSquared faces Congress, amends plan

    LightSquared's proposed 4G mobile network on satellite frequencies would hinder hurricane and tornado tracking, earthquake reporting and the prediction of floods and volcanic eruptions, federal officials told Congress on Thursday.

  • News: US Senate approves major patent system overhaul

    The U.S. Senate has voted to approve a major overhaul of the nation's patent system, with the legislation allowing a new kind of challenge to patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

  • News: Tech Titans We Will Miss and Ones Better Off Dismissed

    In the wake of Carol Bartz's firing from Yahoo, let's take a look at how tech CEOs' personalities and business tactics defined or are defining their companies, for good or ill. Here are 10 dynamic current and former tech CEOs, some we will miss, and others ... not so much

  • News: FTC: No, your smartphone can't heal acne

    Smartphones can help you record video clips, compose music and find the nearest Ethiopian restaurant, but they can't cure acne, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said.

  • News: Microsoft targets ERP rival Lawson with Dynamics AX 2012

    Microsoft's Dynamics AX 2012 ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) software suite is now available in 25 countries, with special incentives for customers willing to switch from rival platforms sold by Lawson Software, Microsoft announced Thursday.

  • News: Apple Store Stratford City to open next week

    Apple's new store in Stratford, East London, will hold its grand opening on Tuesday 13 September.

  • News: Judge wants Ellison, Page to sit down and settle differences

    The judge overseeing the dispute between Oracle and Google "strongly recommends" that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Larry Page be ordered to attend mediation.

  • News: Ten years after 9/11: Public safety network may be near

    A nationwide voice and data network for emergency response agencies may be close to approval in Congress.

  • News: Google Acquires Zagat in Bid to Boost Local Services

    Google has acquired restaurant review authority Zagat, publisher of a popular line of dining out guidebooks. The news came in a post to the Google blog and poem on Google+ from Marissa Mayer, the company's vice president of local, maps and location services.

  • News: Google buys Zagat to boost business reviews

    Google has acquired venerable restaurant ratings publisher Zagat to boost its online maps and local business listings with trustworthy reviews and recommendations, which Web surfers increasingly seek and value.

  • News: Most CIOs to hold headcount steady; 12% plan increases

    More CIOs are planning to expand their IT departments than are planning cutbacks; the majority expects to hold headcounts steady.

  • News: Bhargava new Airtel Kenya head as Meza resigns

    Rene Meza, longtime Managing Director (MD) at Airtel Kenya has resigned and left for Vodacom Tanzania where he takes over as new MD. He has immediately been replaced by Shivan Bhargava who takes over in the same capacity but under a different title – Chief Operations Officer (COO).

  • News: Oracle raises concern over mediation in Google case

    Shortly after agreeing to mediation with Google in its lawsuit over alleged Java patent violations in the Android mobile OS, Oracle has taken issue with the executive Google proposed to represent its side, saying he is not senior enough and was also part of past failed attempts at a resolution.

  • News: DoCoMo: Apple lawsuit won't block Japan Samsung tablet

    NTT DoCoMo's CEO said Thursday that the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab next month will not be affected by a patent-infringement lawsuit by Apple.

  • News: Google attacks Apple via HTC

    Armed with new patents transferred from Google, HTC has filed a new lawsuit against Apple and amended two previous legal complaints.

  • Video: Video: tablets, 3D and smartphones - the week in techology, 8/9/11

    IFA Special: Coming up on World Tech Update this week we’re back at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. The Galaxy Tab 7.7 vanishes from the Samsung booth, poor reviews begin to roll in for the Galaxy Note, Sony intros the Personal 3D Viewer as an alternative to 3D TVs, LG entices gamers with Dual Play, Panasonic focuses on 3D partnerships and camcorders, an interactive shop window could change the look of department stores and a vacuum cleaner is controlled by an iPhone.

  • News: Apple extends Galaxy Tab legal action to Japan

    Apple has taken a further swipe at Samsung by starting legal action in Japan in a bid to stop the rival tablet PC and smartphone maker selling its range of Galaxy devices in the country.

  • News: Rovio teaming with disputed Chinese Angry Birds park

    Angry Birds publisher Rovio is seeking to cash in on a Chinese theme park that has created a real-life Angry Birds game without the company's permission.



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