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  • News: Breached SSL certificate authority suspends sales

    After being dumped as a trusted SSL certificate authority by Microsoft and Google browsers, Dutch CA DigiNotar has suspended its sale of certificates.

  • News: Google, OpenDNS deploy DNS tweak for faster browsing

    Nearly 40 million Internet users will experience faster Web browsing starting today, thanks to a protocol tweak being deployed by Google, OpenDNS and several content delivery networks that allows them to more precisely serve up content from the nearest available server.

  • News: CNN acquires iPad news app Zite

    CNN on Tuesday announced that it had acquired Zite, the popular personalized news app for iPad. CNN says that it will run Zite as a standalone, distinct company.

  • News: Wikileaks cable offers new insights into Oracle-Sun deal

    U.S. authorities met with European officials on behalf of Oracle with regard to its US$7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems, according to a U.S. diplomatic cable recently released by activist group Wikileaks.

  • News: Samsung, Android top smartphone charts

    Samsung retained the top spot as leading mobile phone manufacturer in the US, boasting over a quarter of all US mobile subscribers. Android grabbed nearly half of the smartphone market in the US.

  • News: Hackers stole Google SSL certificate, Dutch firm admits

    The Dutch company that issued a rogue digital certificate for all Google Internet domains said Tuesday that its network had been hacked last month.

  • News: New Relic adds app performance service for Heroku Java users

    New Relic is taking its Web application performance service to Java apps running on Heroku's platform.

  • News: Amazon could 'easily' sell 5M of its expected tablets in Q4, Forrester says

    The expected Amazon tablet could easily sell 3 million to 5 million units in the final quarter of 2011, outselling all competitors to the popular Apple iPad, Forrester Research said.

  • News: CCK defends move to switch off counterfeit phones

    The Communications Commission of Kenya has defended its decision asking mobile operators to switch off counterfeit handsets, citing rising crime and terrorism as the main reasons.

  • News: Editorial: Buy Now, Pay Now, Pay Later

    Is the growing use of "Season Passes" to games a smart way for gamers to save money on DLC, or an underhanded way for publishers to charge $90 for their games?

  • News: African nations make push for rural connectivity

    As the demand for effective communication in Africa grows, governments are stepping up efforts to roll out mobile and Internet connectivity to rural areas where the majority of Africans live.

  • News: Despite criticism, China pumps money into African telecoms

    Despite increasing criticism of Chinese investment in Africa's telecom sector, China has provided over US$40 million in loans to Rwanda and Zimbabwe for investment in the telecom sector.

  • News: Intel targets gov't business with new subsidiary

    Intel has formed a subsidiary charged with growing the company's business relationship with the U.S. government, with the new organization's initial focus on high-performance computing, the company said.

  • News: Sprint's mysterious Oct. 7 event fuels more iPhone, LTE speculation

    Sprint poured more fuel on the iPhone rumor fire Tuesday by announcing a mysterious "strategy update" for press and analysts scheduled for Oct. 7 in New York.

  • News: New AT&T app blocks SMS junkies from texting while driving

    AT&T is now providing a detox service for SMS junkies who just can't help responding to text messages while driving.

  • News: Modern Warfare 3 to Use Dedicated Servers on Day 1

    When Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 launches on PC on November 8, it will make use of Valve's Steamworks service. This means it will support offline play, auto updating, achievements and "more" according to Valve -- this may well include facilities such as cloud saving, allowing players to start a game on one computer and continue it elsewhere later. Steamworks will be used on both digital and retail PC copies of the game, also providing the handy side effect of incorporating an unobtrusive DRM solution which most PC gamers don't object to.

  • News: Americans Favoring Texting Over Talking, Study Says

    Americans are spending more time texting and less time talking on their cellphones, and it may be because networks are riddled with dropped calls and audio issues, according to J.D. Power and Associates’ 2011 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study.

  • News: Guild Wars 2 Allowing Private PvP Servers?

    Dedicated servers are one thing that is expected by most PC players coming to a multiplayer game. It's through these custom rulesets and game modifications that a lot of today's top developers first learned their skills, after all, and it's a big part of PC gaming history. This is why those who play shooters on the PC raise such a big fuss when console ports don't ship with dedicated server support.

  • News: Dell offers hosted apps for SMBs

    Just one day after Dell announced its first infrastructure-as-a-service offering, the company is jumping deeper into the cloud. Dell will offer a family of hosted software applications for small and midsized businesses, through partnerships with Salesforce.com, Microsoft, Intuit and others, the computer maker announced Tuesday.

  • News: Android Devices Exposed: 7 Ways to Thwart Hackers

    Take a deep breath. There's a new report out highlighting a huge spike in threats against Google's Android platform. Yes, it's something to be concerned about. But don't freak out or return your cool new Samsung Galaxy Tab.



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