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  • News: Ministry of Justice tight-lipped on Atos Origin IT penalties

    The Ministry of Justice has refused to publish information about any occasions when Atos Origin, its lead IT contractor, might have failed to meet service level agreements.

  • News: TalkTalk legacy billing system chaos leads to £3m Ofcom fine

    TalkTalk has been fined £3 million by telecoms regulator Ofcom, after IT system problems led to it incorrectly billing 65,000 of its own and subsidiary Tiscali’s customers.

  • News: NSTIC director: 'We're trying to get rid of passwords'

    The federal government's National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) program is trying to identify more secure alternatives to simple passwords that the government as well as anyone else might use in authenticating to online applications.

  • News: Rage and Rage HD Will Be Free for a Week

    If you haven't played Rage or Rage HD, now's the time. It'll be free on iTunes for the next week.

  • News: HP Reportedly Considering Spinning Off Personal PC Business

    Hewlett-Packard is considering spinning off its personal-computer business and gobbling up the UK-based software company Autonomy Corp, according to reports by the Bloomberg news agency. Details are scant on the potential moves by the world's largest PC maker. According to the Bloomberg reporter HP may officially announce plans of the spinnoff its PC division and purchase of Autonomy Corp. for $10 billion as early as Thursday.

  • News: BlackBerry PlayBook Apps: 5 Worthy Downloads

    CIO.com's Al Sacco recommends another round of great applications for BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, including apps for e-reading, social networking, keeping tabs on your favorite sports teams and scores and more

  • News: Microsoft confirms app store in Windows 8

    Microsoft has begun talking about Windows 8 in general terms, reprising a blog-based strategy that it used in the year-long run-up to Windows 7.

  • News: 'Shady RAT' Report Called Alarmist, Flawed

    McAfee’s report on Operation Shady RAT, a five-year hacker attack against a broad swath of industries, is facing renewed criticism, this time from the head of the Kaspersky Lab, Eugene Kaspersky, a man also known as the "Virus Pope."

  • News: WSJ: HP to spin off PC arm

    The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Hewlett-Packard will spin off its global PC business. No further details are available from the company, which announces its quarterly financial results Thursday afternoon.

  • News: Facebook streamlines UI of developer console

    Facebook has revamped the interface of the console that its external developers use to manage their applications for the social networking site.

  • News: BlackBerry Bold 9900 pricing askew?

    US reviewers have been giving RIM a hard time for the cost of ownership of the just-launched BlackBerry Bold 9930 – onsale in the UK through Vodafone as the BlackBerry Bold 9900. The pricing differences are weighted the other way here in the UK

  • News: AES proved vulnerable by Microsoft researchers

    Researchers from Microsoft and the Dutch Katholieke Universiteit Leuven have discovered a way to break the widely used Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), the encryption algorithm used to secure most all online transactions and wireless communications.

  • News: Android apps double Web use

    The question of whether Android users really value mobile applications has been answered in the affirmative, according to a new Nielsen report.

  • News: Modern Warfare 3 Preorders Start Now

    If you're so excited you have to get your computer primed right now, you can put money down for MW3 starting today.

  • News: Firefox 6: Four Reasons Not to Upgrade

    Firefox 6 is here. So far, I haven't received any notification pushing the latest Mozilla browser, but my wife has--so I assume it is just a matter of time. When my Mozilla overlords come knocking, though, I'm not sure I want to get on the Firefox 6 train.

  • News: Office of the Future?

    Electronics manufacturers Kogan claim to have invented the office of the future.

  • News: Linux Foundation releases specification to ease licensing headaches

    The Linux Foundation and FOSSBazzaar on Wednesday released a new specification to ease the pain of license compliance for open source software. The Software Package Data Exchange (SPDX) is a data exchange specification that tracks license information in a standardized way and allows it to travel across the software supply chain.

  • News: Valve: We Need to Convince EA It's Smart to be on Steam

    Gabe Newell calls issues with EA "complicated," says Valve has a "duty" to show EA that they will make more money on Steam

  • News: Has Japan Finally Given Up on the Xbox 360?

    The Xbox 360 continues to do quite well for itself in western territories. But in Japan? Not so much.

  • News: Android Users Only Have Love for Top Apps, Study Finds

    Despite having access to a catalog of more than 250,000 apps, the average Android user in the United States devotes most time to using the 10 most popular Android apps, a new Nielsen study says. The study also suggests Android users love their phones, spending an average of 56 minutes every day accessing the Web and using mobile apps on their handsets. And just like their iPhone counterparts, Android users overwhelmingly favor apps over the Web, spending less than 19 minutes (33 percent) of their daily Web/app time using a browser, according to Nielsen.



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