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  • News: EU calls for 'one-stop-shop' for data protection rules

    The European Union's Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has said that data-protection authorities in the EU must have greater powers to enforce privacy rules across the 27 member states.

  • News: Microsoft: Office 365 a hit, especially with small businesses

    Office 365, Microsoft's cloud collaboration and communication suite for organizations, is selling eight times faster than its predecessor, the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) and has been particularly successful among small businesses, which make up over 90 percent of its customer base, the company announced on Tuesday.

  • News: Peter Hain, former Northern Ireland minister, warned on computer hack

    Police have reportedly warned former Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain that his computer may have been hacked.

  • News: RIM Plays to Its Strengths With BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Management Package

    RIM is leveraging its (relatively) strong reputation for mobile security with the upcoming BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, a mobile device management platform with a twist. BlackBerry Mobile Fusion will cover BlackBerrys and PlayBook tablets, and it will also support competing mobile OSes, including Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

  • News: BlackBerry Mobile Fusion: What to Know About the Android Management Software

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) today announced a brand new set of enterprise mobility tools, called BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, which are designed to help IT manage not just BlackBerry smartphones and tablets, but mobile devices running Apple's iOS and Google's Android OS, via a single, Web-based interface from RIM.

  • News: Apple yanks iPhone tethering app from App Store

    Apple has removed a tethering app for the iPhone that let users share the smartphone's cellular connection to the Internet with a Mac or Windows notebook.

  • News: The cloud security checklist

    Whether you're a small business relying on Google Docs for document sharing or an enterprise moving your global ERP system to the cloud, you should demand that some common security and compliance requirements are met by vendors providing applications and services over the Web. These requirements involve who can access your applications and data, as well as the systems hosting them; where the data is stored; and whether the data is hosted on dedicated, rather than on shared, hardware. They also ensure that you get detailed logs of who has accessed your data and applications so that you meet corporate and regulatory standards, and they verify that data is properly encrypted -- a factor that's more critical outside the corporate firewall.

  • News: Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans

    Disoriented at Minneapolis' Mall of America? Confused at Tokyo's Narita airport? Can't find the bathrooms at your local Ikea store? The Google Maps application for Android phones and tablets may offer some help.

  • News: Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans

    The story, "Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans," which posted Tuesday, has been removed from the wire because it remains under embargo. Online editors are asked to remove it from sites immediately

  • News: Rolling Stone headed to iPad in 2012

    You might not buy five copies for your mother, but it may not be long until the cover of a Rolling Stone (along with the rest of the magazine) is available on your iPad.

  • News: Apple in the Enterprise: Breaking Microsoft's Grip

    When Microsoft wanted to show off its midmarket affinity, the software giant would do a promotional video with Lifetime Products, a manufacturer of polyethylene folding tables, chairs and sports equipment. Until about two years ago, Lifetime was Microsoft's midmarket darling.

  • News: EU seeks to simplify cross-border data protection compliance

    To make it simpler for businesses to comply with the multiplicity of data protection regimes across Europe, Viviane Reding envisages letting European Union companies set their own privacy rules -- as long as they agree with one national data protection authority (DPA) to make them legally binding on all business units within the same group, wherever they may be.

  • News: Google Maps app for Android adds indoor floorplans

    Disoriented at Minneapolis' Mall of America? Confused at Tokyo's Narita airport? Can't find the bathrooms at your local Ikea store? The Google Maps application for Android phones and tablets may offer some help.

  • News: How to Get More Out of Ethernet Switches

    When it comes to ethernet switches, what do you get for the extra money, besides more ports? You can buy a basic eight-port ethernet switch for connecting PCs together for well under $100, but data center versions with 24 ports or more can often cost well over $1000. Speed, network segmentation, power over Ethernet (PoE), quality of service (QoS) and management features are some of the more common extras. Here's what each of those features can do--and why you should spend extra for them.

  • News: Fighting Malware and Cybercrime with Old School Criminology

    It is an accepted axiom of computer and network security that the human being is the weakest link. Researchers at the University of Maryland are applying traditional criminology concepts to demonstrate that human beings may be the weakest link for the attackers as well. The insights learned may help improve computer defenses and thwart potential attacks.

  • News: Microsoft: Office 365 a hit, especially with small businesses

    Office 365, Microsoft's cloud collaboration and communication suite for organizations, is selling eight times faster than its predecessor, the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) and has been particularly successful among small businesses, which make up over 90 percent of its customer base, the company announced on Tuesday.

  • News: Desire for Windows 8 tablet shrinking, Forrester says

    Interest in tablets with Microsoft's Windows 8 is plummeting, Forrester Research said in a study released on Tuesday.

  • News: HP unveils information processing from Autonomy

    HP has today announced the release of its “Next Generation Information Platform”, which combines IDOL information processing technology from British software firm Autonomy with a high-performance real-time analytics engine from Vertica (another HP-owned company).

  • News: Video: Flying fingers solve hundreds of Rubik's Cubes

    Called the You Can Do the Rubik's Cube program, students from 14 New England High Schools and Middle Schools worked in teams to solve the colorful cube.

  • News: WatchGuard launches iOS-friendly security appliance

    WatchGuard's latest security appliance, the XTM 330, allows business travelers from small enterprises to use their iPads or iPhones to communicate securely with the office, the vendor said on Tuesday.



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