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  • News: iPhone 4S teardowns reveal A5 processor

    Preliminary teardowns of Apple's iPhone 4S have confirmed what rumors claimed for months: The new smartphone is powered by the same dual-core processor used in the iPad 2.

  • News: Table salt found to boost data storage density

    The National University of Singapore and the Data Storage Institute have come up with a way to use NaCl (salt) to increase bit storage density on hard drive platters to 3.3 Tbit/in. or more than five times what a Seagate 4TB hard drive has today.

  • News: Defense Dept. hit with $4.9B lawsuit over data breach

    The U.S. Department of Defense has been hit with a $4.9 billion lawsuit over a data breach involving TRICARE, a healthcare system for active and retired military personnel and their families.

  • News: Throw This Camera Ball to Take a 360-Degree Panorama

    Researchers at the Technische Universität in Berlin have come up with an ingenious Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera. The concept device is a throwable multi-sensor camera about the size of a cantaloupe that snaps a single, instant 360-degree panorama.

  • News: Dell traverses China challenges to expand services unit

    Dell is expanding its China services business one step at a time as it tries to overcome quirks associated with running a business in that market, a company executive said on Friday.

  • News: Page looks to 'transform' company with Google+

    Forget about building a popular social network. Google CEO Larry Page wants to use Google+ to transform the entire Google experience.

  • News: Looking for a Polished Linux Desktop? Consider KDE

    In the world of Linux desktops, Ubuntu's Unity and GNOME have tended to dominate the headlines in recent months, but there's another contender that many consider an even better choice.

  • News: Verizon's 'can you hear me now' fleet testing 4G

    Verizon Wireless has equipped almost all of its fleet of test vehicles with 4G (fourth-generation) devices to test all the major U.S. 4G networks for speed and coverage.

  • News: Stress Management: Better Living Through Technology

    In 2005, at age 32, Dave Asprey realized he was literally working himself to death. At the time, he served as the director of product management at Netscaler, a fast-growing Silicon Valley startup that was being acquired by Citrix. Asprey was smack in the middle of the acquisition, working on integrating Netscaler's product line into Citrix's. He worked 60 hours a week, five days per week, checked email on weekends, and travelled at least once a month to Florida from California.

  • News: Security roundup for Oct. 14: BlackBerry blows up; the 'dual-persona' mobile device?; more on the RSA hack; Moxie's moxie on SSL certificates; Vint Cerf on Google's privacy policies

    Confidentiality, integrity and availability are oft-mentioned goals of security, and that being the case, this week's lack of service globally for the BlackBerry constitutes a profound security collapse.

  • News: Google kills Buzz

    With the launch of its more successful Google+ social networking service, Google on Friday said it plans to shut down Buzz.

  • News: Google+ Search Gets Two New Features

    Taking a page from Twitter, Google's new social network, Google+, is releasing two new features that will help users search posts more easily: real-time search results and improved hashtag support.

  • News: iPad vs. everyone

    Apple's iPad 2 continues to dominate the tablet market, a market it essentially created on its own, though many competitors have arisen to try to knock off the king of the hill.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: AirPlay features

    First introduced with iOS 4.2 last November, Apple's AirPlay technology lets you wirelessly stream audio and video from a computer or iOS device to an Apple TV, an AirPort Express, or a compatible third-party hardware device.

  • News: All about iCloud: Common signup scenarios

    Apple's iCloud service, paired with iOS 5 and Lion, offers users a whole wealth of new sync features, access to purchased content, and geolocation fun. Unfortunately, as iCloud is the company's fourth online service iteration--fifth, if you count registering for base-level Apple IDs--trying to upgrade can be confusing at best, slam-your-head-against-a-wall-in-frustration at worst. To help ease the pain (and keep your walls dent-free), we've put together some common upgrading scenarios for migrating to iCloud.

  • News: At Dell World, Ballmer steers clear of tablets, phones and Apple

    With many still reflecting on the contributions of Steve Jobs, being at Dell World this week almost feels like living in an alternative universe.

  • News: Microsoft reassures Apple, Android users of Skype

    As it wrapped up its acquisition of Skype today, Microsoft again assured users that it would continue to develop versions for platforms other than Windows.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Oct. 14

    While many in the iOSsphere are preordering the relentlessly familiar new iPhone 4S in record numbers, and standing in the rain to buy one today, many others simply wait. They know, they just know, that the iPhone 5 is out there. Calling to them.

  • News: Social Security agency leaks thousands of SSNs every year, report says

    The Social Security Administration puts thousands of Americans at risk of identity theft each year by accidentally leaking their Social Security Numbers and other data, according to an investigative report by the Scripps Howard New Service.

  • News: Apache asserts OpenOffice stewardship

    Despite the growing momentum of the LibreOffice fork of OpenOffice, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is urging the community of volunteer developers to rally around the OpenOffice code base as the canonical version of the open source software suite.

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