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  • News: New York man pushes ahead with Facebook ownership claims

    A New York man who claims he's entitled to a sizable stake in Facebook has amended his initial complaint, adjusting his ownership claim and providing additional documents, including e-mails he allegedly exchanged with Mark Zuckerberg.

  • News: AT&T cuts data cost on pre-paid plans

    AT&T announced big price cuts for pre-paid data plans on Tuesday and said its first GoPhone smartphone for pre-paid customers, the LG Thrive, will go on sale April 17

  • News: Cisco's Flip business closed; 550 workers to be cut

    Cisco is killing the Flip portable video camera business in a restructuring move that will include exiting other parts of Cisco's consumer businesses and reducing the company's headcount by 550 workers.

  • News: Amazon to sell discounted Kindle

    US customers will be able to buy a Kindle for $25 less than the usual asking price if they are prepared to endure adverts while they read.

  • News: ViewPad 10 dual Android-Windows tablet

    While tablets such as Apple's iPad and Motorola's Android-based Xoom are continuing to attract popular attention, there are many workplaces that are still based around Microsoft Windows. Unfortunately, Windows 7 isn't really optimized for use in tablets, and it looks like the next version won't be out for another year. So what can people who want to use Windows on a tablet do?

  • News: Vickers report on bank stability: Ringfencing IT operations is not enough

    Banks that separate their retail and investment IT operations are not taking a bold enough step to ensure the safe operation of their consumer units in the event of systemic economic problems.

  • News: NYSE and Deutsche Borse merger chiefs size up single Red Hat Linux trading platform

    The New York Stock Exchange and Deutsche Borse are planning a move to a single cash equities trading platform, understood to be based on Red Hat Linux, in a crucial step towards saving €79 million (£64 million) in annual IT costs and delivering robust, fast messaging.

  • News: Winklevoss Twins v. Facebook: Case Closed

    The Winklevoss twins will have to settle with $160 million from their dispute with Facebook, an appeals court has said. The twins' epic argument with Mark Zuckerberg over the ownership of Facebook -- dramatized in the Oscar-winning movie "The Social Network" -- has to finally come to an end, the judge said.

  • News: How to Start a Business for Free

    Two and a half years ago I wrote about the economic difficulties facing the modern small-business owner, and, well, it looks like nothing has changed since then. Times are still tough, money is tight, and starting your own new business takes an iron gut.

  • News: NSS Labs Finds Most Firewalls Vulnerable to Attack

    The firewall is the line of defense separating the internal network or endpoint PC from all of the malicious bad stuff "out there". A new report from NSS Labs, though, finds that a majority of network firewalls are susceptible to attack or compromise.

  • News: Can IPS appliances remain useful in a virtual-machine world?

    Intrusion-prevention system (IPS) vendors have not found it easy to recast their appliances for use in the virtual-machine (VM) environment. But now McAfee and Sourcefire claim to have overcome some hurdles, at least with VMware's VM.

  • News: Cisco to shutter Flip camera business

    Cisco reportedly plans to shutter its Flip videocam business in a restructuring of its consumer operations following a disappointing string of quarters.

  • News: Toshiba Introduces Svelte Tecra and Portege Laptops

    Toshiba announced on Tuesday its new range of slim, high-performance laptops geared towards business professionals, the Portege R830, Tecra R840, and Tecra 850. These Tecra and Portege laptops were reengineered from the ground up to be more portable than their predecessors, utilize second-generation Intel processors, and offer configuration options like solid state drives and optional discrete graphics.

  • News: Long-form reading thrives on the iPad

    The Internet is doing incalculable damage to our brains--or so the chest-beating of recent years would have you believe. Thanks to Twitter, Facebook, and RSS feeds, the argument goes, we now suffer from short-circuited attention spans, leaving us unable to sit down and read a good book or even a long magazine article without a bit of digital multitasking.

  • News: HTC adds dual-core Sensation smartphone to its lineup

    HTC's latest smartphone, the Sensation, has a dual-core 1.2GHz processor from Qualcomm that holds the promise of faster graphics and is due to ship in Europe in the second quarter, the company said at an event in London on Tuesday.

  • News: Five steps to printing better documents

    Creating a beautiful document means bringing together many different elements representing a large volume of choices; in a way, the physical act of putting ink to paper, while obviously essential to the end result, is only a small step in an otherwise complex process that involves a lot of decisions.

  • News: US police increasingly peeping at e-mail, instant messages

    Law enforcement organizations are making tens of thousands of requests for private electronic information from companies such as Sprint, Facebook and AOL, but few detailed statistics are available, according to a privacy researcher.

  • News: City University launches business degree for information security professionals

    City University London has launched a new postgraduate course aimed at information security and risk professionals who are looking to progress to management roles such as security architect or chief security officer.

  • News: Cabinet Office and MoD threatened for FOI failure

    The Information Commissioner has threatened the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Defence with regulatory action, after the departments failed to sufficiently cut the time they take to respond to Freedom of Information requests.

  • News: CESG widens smartphone approval beyond BlackBerry

    The range of Smartphones in use by government departments could be about to widen after the Communication Electronics Security Group (CESG) published new guidelines on securing devices from a range of platforms.



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