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  • News: Mac App Store's slow updates expose users to security risks

    Apple's Mac App Store puts users at risk because it's slow to update vulnerable software, a security researcher said Wednesday.

  • News: Google rolls out social search in 19 languages

    Google boosted its social search efforts on Thursday by disclosing plans to make it available to users outside the U.S. in 19 languages in the coming week.

  • News: Airlines slowly beating online ticket fraud, report finds

    The world’s airlines got better at detecting online fraud during 2010, with the number of rejected bookings rising to over three in every hundred attempted, a new survey has calculated.

  • News: Archiware updates SMB backup system PresSTORE

    Archiware has launched version 4.2 of its SMB backup solution PresSTORE, adding automated fail-safe backup rotation, multi-selection restore and metadata import for the archive module.

  • News: More Lego Harry Potter This Year

    Warner Bros. and TT Games have announced that a second Lego Harry Potter game will be with us by the end of the year.

  • News: Linux Kernel Update Brings a New Wave of Hardware Support

    Updates to the Linux kernel are always exciting because of the advance look they provide at what's to come in upcoming Linux distributions, and Thursday's 2.6.39 release is no exception.

  • News: PlayBook: New Details on Bridge, Bluetooth Security

    Research In Motion's (RIM) popular BlackBerry PlayBook tablet may not ship with native e-mail and personal information management (PIM) applications just yet--they're expected this summer--but thanks to the BlackBerry Bridge application, consumers and enterprise users alike can securely access their mail, calendars, contacts, etc., using PlayBook tablets.

  • News: Verizon's first Windows Phone: the HTC Trophy

    Verizon's first Windows Phone 7-based device, the HTC Trophy, goes on sale next week for about $150.

  • News: Siemens industrial-control security vulnerability could be disclosed today

    Although a public talk about new vulnerabilities found in Siemens industrial control systems (ICS) was pulled yesterday from a conference agenda due to its sensitive nature, the head of the vulnerability-test group that discovered the security holes said it expects Siemens will soon have a fix and will be discussing it.

  • News: Arma 3 Coming Summer 2012

    Czech-developed military sim Arma II is a highly detailed, complex game that inspired a loyal following of fans. Developer Bohemia Interactive has announced it's working on a sequel.

  • News: Verizon releases mobile app that finds cheapest meds

    Verizon Wireless and Medco Health Solutions today released a mobile application that guides BlackBerry and Android smartphone users to locations where they can purchase the lowest-cost prescription drugs.

  • News: Group looking to form Apple Retail Workers Union

    As Apple celebrates the tenth anniversary of its retail stores, a group of Apple Store employees is assembling with a different goal. An organization calling itself the Apple Retail Workers Union sent a message to various members of the Apple press on Thursday, including Macworld, announcing plans to try to unionize Apple Store employees.

  • News: WhatsApp leaks Telephone numbers, conversations

    It's easy to eavesdrop on people using the popular mobile messenger WhatsApp. The application sends user names, telephone numbers and even complete instant messages unencrypted over the internet. Adversaries can intercept this information by using a simple network sniffer like the popular Wireshark [http://www.wireshark.org/].

  • News: Reverse auctions a win-win, says Air New Zealand

    Air New Zealand's reverse auctions started only a couple of months ago but the company has already seen the benefits of the new system. Built as part of its Grabaseat brand, the reverse auctions now have their own website and grant customers new flight deals every 15 minutes.

  • News: Internet 'Health Map' Tracks Data Flow on Web

    Compuware Gomez is debuting Internet Health Map, a tool that provides nearly real-time visual data on the flow of data through the Internet. The map is so accurate that it not only covers the Internet's backbone, but also goes down to the last mile of fiber-optics in neighborhoods.

  • News: L.A. Noire DLC Available June 21

    A code redemption page on Rockstar's site has revealed the release date for the first L.A. Noire DLC to be June 21.

  • News: Researchers Use Video Game to Study Language Acquisition

    Researchers at Carnegie Mellon and Stockholm Universities have used a video game featuring an "alien" language to recreate the challenges infants face when learning a language for the first time.

  • News: Cities in Motion and Magicka Benefit Japan

    Paradox Interactive's popular PC games Cities in Motion and Magicka are both releasing packs of DLC at the end of the month, with a proportion of sales going to benefit the Japan aid effort.

  • News: Six rising threats from cybercriminals

    Hackers never sleep, it seems. Just when you think you've battened down the hatches and fully protected yourself or your business from electronic security risks, along comes a new exploit to keep you up at night. It might be an SMS text message with a malevolent payload or a stalker who dogs your every step online. Or maybe it's an emerging technology like in-car Wi-Fi that suddenly creates a whole new attack vector.

  • News: California looks to protect smart meter data

    The California Public Utilities Commission has proposed state rules for ensuring the security of data collected by new smart metering technology.



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