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  • News: Arizona State Police Hit with Second Data Dump

    Arizona State Police recently fell victim to a second embarrassing data dump that included information stolen from the personal e-mail accounts of 12 Arizona police officers. The stolen data, according to the hackers, includes names, addresses, phone numbers, passwords, Social Security numbers, online dating account info, voicemails, chat logs, internal police reports, and racist chain e-mails. Hackers also say they nabbed the personal data of Stephen Harrison, a spokesman for the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

  • News: Broadband survey seeks web champions

    PC Advisor's Home Broadband Survey is now live. The annual questionnaire asks readers to report on their home broadband service provider and how well the ISP in question is living up to their expectations. The results are used to assess how well UK customers are being served by broadband providers as a whole and how well individual ISPs are performing.

  • News: Why Is My PC Slow?

    Had we a nickel for every time a friend, loved one, or random stranger asked us, "What's slowing down my PC?" we could shutter PCWorld and retire to live comfortably on a small, secluded island. But since no such deluge of small coins seems likely, we'll instead outline some methods you can use to troubleshoot unexpected slowness on your PC, free of charge.

  • News: LightSquared files GPS report and new plan

    LightSquared filed a long-awaited report on possible GPS interference by its planned cellular network to the FCC on Thursday, along with a formal proposal to use a different block of frequencies to prevent those problems.

  • News: Symantec Uncovers Android Apps Security Threat

    Android has quickly climbed to the top of the mobile OS mountain, and it owes much of its success to being a more open platform than rivals like iOS. However, that openness is a double-edged sword that also exposes Android to potential risk--like the Android Class Loading Hijacking threat discovered by Symantec.

  • News: Call of Duty is Getting its Own BlizzCon

    The newly-announced Call of Duty XP will include scale versions of multiplayer maps, concerts, and a tournament featuring a $1 million prize.

  • News: Socitm states need for more shared services in Scotland

    Public sector IT managers' organisation Socitm has welcomed the shared services recommendations of the McClelland Review of public sector ICT infrastructure in Scotland.

  • News: Poor document management costing firms heavily, says report

    Inefficient document management means western European businesses are effectively losing billions of pounds of potential profits because of wasted time, according to a report.

  • News: Radio Soulwax iPhone app launched

    Belgian musicians Soulwax - also known as 2ManyDJs - have developed an iPhone app that lets you experience their work in the form of a 'musical film'.

  • News: Gartner upgrades worldwide IT spending forecast

    Gartner on Thursday upgraded its forecast for worldwide IT spending, saying it will grow 7.1 percent this year to US$3.7 trillion as companies migrate to the cloud and spend more on software and IT services.

  • News: iOS Spectrum Collection Goes Freemium

    If you like to relive the glory days of gaming -- or at the very least the 80s -- and you have an iOS device, you may want to pay the App Store a visit.

  • News: MoviePass brings all-you-can-watch model to theaters

    Cinephiles and lovers of air-conditioned theaters alike will appreciate MoviePass, a new service that aims to bring a smartphone-controlled, all-you-can-watch option to movie-going. I attended the start-up’s official launch event on Wednesday in San Francisco, where guests not only got to test out the new service, but also watch a free screening of the new Transformers: Dark of the Moon movie (more on that later).

  • News: Nintendo: 'No Plans' for Xenoblade in US

    Despite the best efforts of Operation Rainfall, Nintendo of America is remaining stubbornly resolute in its refusal to bring "the big three" RPGs to North American players.

  • News: Google+ Invite Process Shut Down Amid 'Insane Demand'

    A day after Google unveiled its brand new social networking service Google+, the company decided to open up the invitation process late Wednesday afternoon to those lucky enough to have already been invited to participate in the service.

  • News: Keep your Mac safe while traveling

    Whether you tote a light-as-a-very-heavy-feather MacBook Air, or a slightly heavier MacBook, it’s fairly painless to take your laptop with you when you travel for work or play. But many people forget to change their Macs' settings when they move from their regular network to something more public. The settings that make it easy to share your files, music, and photos at home or in the office make it just as easy for strangers to stumble upon your data when you're at a coffee shop or on a cruise ship. Here's what you need to do to make sure your Mac isn't unnecessarily vulnerable when you travel.

  • News: HP TouchPad to launch 15 July, from £399

    It was confirmed today that the HP TouchPad tablet PC will be available in the UK on the 15 July, from £399. UK customers have been able to pre-order the TouchPad from 19 June.

  • News: Free preview of new Times iPhone app offered

    The Times has launched an updated version of its iPhone app and is offering it for free for a limited time.

  • News: Lloyds cuts over 7,000 suppliers and slashes back office

    Lloyds Banking Group has announced plans to reduce the number of its suppliers by more than 7,000 as part of efforts to save £1.5 billion in 2014.

  • News: iPad 2 production could cause difficulties for Amazon

    Amazon's rumoured tablet device could face production constraints because Apple's iPad 2 dominates the available tablet production capacity.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S2 is 'UK's favourite smartphone'

    According to online comparison and switching service uSwitch the Samsung Galaxy S2 is the most popular phone in the United Kingdom, beating even Apple's iconic Apple iPhone 4 handset for the second consecutive month.



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