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  • News: Remains of the Day: Flash in the pan

    RIM doubles down on Flash, Steve Jobs gets nominated for a popularity contest, and the voice of Siri speaks...in a British accent. The remainders for Thursday, November 10, 2011 are here for you.

  • News: Facebook may be close to privacy deal with FTC

    Facebook is close to reaching a deal with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that the social network engaged in "deceptive behavior" when changing its privacy settings, according to a report.

  • News: Forrester to security pros: Think before rushing to fix security holes

    Forrester Research this week published a report that advises security professionals not to jump the gun on fixing security deficiencies immediately after a data breach is identified since that could destroy valuable evidence needed to prosecute cyber-criminals.

  • News: Piracy legislation needed to battle huge problem, experts say

    Legislation in the U.S. Congress that would allow federal law enforcement officials to block websites accused of copyright piracy is necessary because of the vast number of foreign sites trading in infringing music and movies and counterfeit products, two supporters of the bills said.

  • News: Facebook: No comment on privacy settlement with the FTC

    Facebook on Thursday declined to comment on a news report that it is nearing a settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over concerns about changes in its privacy policy.

  • Opinion: Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again

    The recent challenge issued by DARPA to reassemble shredded documents seems like trying to put Humpty Dumpty together again. Why would government need to reassemble shredded records? Because troops in war zones confiscate the remains of destroyed or shredded documents that contain valuable information. DARPA is seeking the best technologies for document reconstruction, and has issued a Shredder Challenge to computer scientists, puzzle enthusiasts and anyone else who likes solving complex problems." Although reconstruction techniques ranging from manual assembly to computerized algorithms already exist, by issuing this challenge, DARPA is looking to gain insights into the most efficient solutions.

  • News: Federal court rules for employee in Infosys case

    An Infosys Technologies employee, who alleged that the Indian offshore outsourcing company wrongly used visitor visas in its work, won a federal court decision that will allow him to bring his case to a jury.

  • News: ARM co-founder and President Tudor Brown to retire

    ARM on Thursday said that co-founder and President Tudor Brown will retire in May next year after helping turn the firm into a dominant mobile processor company.

  • News: Senate votes against measure to kill net neutrality rules

    The U.S. Senate has voted against a Republican measure that would have overturned net neutrality rules passed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission last December.

  • News: EU data protection reform will put pressure on foreign companies

    The European Commission is preparing a major reform of the E.U. Data Protection Directive, which will focus on how foreign companies handle European consumer data.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Voice concerns

    Apple won't let Siri speak to earlier iPhones, but it will let it keep an unblinking eye on you. And Amazon talks to its own voice-processing company. Yes, the remainders for Wednesday, November 9, 2011 are talking to you.

  • News: Cisco posts small revenue gain

    Cisco Systems has completed most of a major restructuring that began early this year, and on Wednesday posted revenue and profit for its fiscal first quarter that exceeded analysts' expectations.

  • News: Barnes & Noble subpoenas Nokia over Microsoft Android lawsuit

    Barnes & Noble has subpoenaed Nokia and its patent-enforcement agency, Mosaid Technologies, as it defends itself against Microsoft's Android patent infringement lawsuit, according to documents filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission.

  • News: Cisco posts small revenue gain

    Cisco Systems has completed most of a major restructuring that began early this year, and on Wednesday posted revenue and profit for its fiscal first quarter that exceeded analysts' expectations.

  • News: CSC says SEC investigation extends to Australian business

    An investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been expanded to include Computer Sciences Corp.'s business in Australia, the company said on Wednesday.

  • News: DOJ charges seven in massive clickjacking scheme

    The U.S. Department of Justice is charging seven individuals with 27 counts of wire fraud and other computer-related crimes, alleging that the group hijacked 4 million computers across 100 countries in a sophisticated clickjacking scheme.

  • News: DOJ charges seven in massive clickjacking scheme

    The U.S. Department of Justice is charging seven individuals with 27 counts of wire fraud and other computer-related crimes, alleging that the group hijacked four million computers across 100 countries in a sophisticated clickjacking scheme.

  • News: Apple vs Samsung 'an extension of Apple vs Google'

    Apple's courtroom disputes with Samsung are really just an extension of Apple's battle against Google, according to a former Apple executive.

  • News: CSC says SEC investigation extends to Australian business

    An investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been expanded to include Computer Sciences Corp.'s business in Australia, the company said on Wednesday.

  • News: Senators introduce Internet sales tax bill

    Four U.S. senators have introduced legislation that would allow states to collect taxes on Internet sales, even when the seller does not have a physical presence in the taxing state.



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