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  • News: Researchers find way to tighten control over mobile device data

    For some time now, many security experts have argued that rather than focus efforts on locking down endpoints, the focus needs to be on keeping the data itself secure. Just last week, we covered a number of the findings from the Human Behavior and Security Culture workshop, held by the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Those at the workshop discussed a Hotel California strategy to data protection -- enabling data to be checked out, but to never leave a prescribed area.

  • News: Economy delays Windows 7 implementation

    Computerworld's survey about corporate Windows 7 implementation plans ran online from August 11, 2011 to September 14, 2011. Most of the questions and answers appear below. (The main story about Windows 7 implementation plans being delayed appears here.)

  • News: Windows 7 is on a (slow) roll

    Jim Thomas, director of IT operations at Pella Corp., expected to be wrapping up his Windows 7 deployment by now. The window and door maker, an early adopter of Microsoft's latest Windows PC operating system, began deployment in February 2009, just four months after the product shipped. Plans called for half of Pella's 5,000 desktop and laptop users to transition by the end of 2010, with the rest following by this December.

  • News: Nokia reports loss ahead of first Windows Phone launch

    Nokia reported a net loss and a fall in revenue for the third quarter, despite selling more phones than analysts had expected.

  • News: What's OpenFlow's killer app?

    As most participants at the inaugural Open Networking Summit extolled the virtues of software-defined networking (SDN) and the OpenFlow protocol, others are waiting for key features to emerge before considering it for their networks.

  • News: Adobe to fix Flash flaw that allows webcam spying

    Adobe is working on a fix for a Flash Player vulnerability that can be exploited via clickjacking techniques to turn on people's webcams or microphones without their knowledge.

  • News: Woman gets $201,000 phone bill after data roaming calamity

    Stories of mobile phone subscribers landed with huge bills are the stuff of urban legend but for a Florida woman a $201,000 monthly bill has turned out to be no billing error.

  • News: Lytro Cameras On Sale Now: What You Need To Know

    Camera maker Lytro is now taking pre-orders for its much-hyped light-field cameras that promise to let you snap a picture and refocus it later on your computer or the camera's touchscreen.

  • News: Android Boss Knocks Siri

    People seem to think that Apple's new voice-activated personal assistant, Siri, is pretty cool. But not Andy Rubin, the Senior Vice President of Google's Mobile division.

  • News: Co-operative Bank implements Teradata warehouse

    The Co-operative Banking Group (CBG) is re-engineering its accounting processes to reduce management overheads and improve efficiency.

  • News: Opera denies refusing to patch critical vulnerability

    Opera Software has released an update for its desktop browser in order to address a critical vulnerability in its handling of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) files, disclosed a week ago. The company denies refusing to patch the flaw when it was brought to its attention earlier this year.

  • News: Nokia reports loss ahead of first Windows Phone launch

    Nokia reported a net loss and a fall in revenue for the third quarter, despite selling more phones than analysts had expected.

  • News: Spotify unveils BlackBerry app

    Spotify is giving BlackBerry users the ability to access the music-streaming service from their smartphones through a mobile app.

  • News: Software audit lands Hampshire firm with £25,000 software license bill

    Hampshire-based call management company Tiger Communications plc has paid £25,000 to the Business Software Alliance (BSA) after asking for an audit that turned up unlicensed software use.

  • News: Morgan Stanley completes major tech integration

    James Gorman, the chief executive at Morgan Stanley, has praised the completion of a difficult technology integration, as the bank turned in a $2.2 billion (£1.4 billion) profit for the quarter.

  • News: Security remains a top concern for cloud app builders

    Amazon, IBM, Rackspace reps debate cloud security and availability, along with use of SQL and database connectivity in the cloud at ZendCon

  • News: Remains of the Day: Moment of silence

    One singer does some karaoke, Siri-style; Samsung reminds us that imitation is the sincerest form of plagiarism; and Apple holds its celebration of the life of Steve Jobs. The remainders for Wednesday, October 19, 2011 are ready to call it a day.

  • News: Oracle, Google trial postponed

    The dispute between Oracle and Google won't go to trial on Oct. 31 as initially scheduled, according to the judge overseeing the case.

  • News: New Mac Trojan horse disables Apple's automatic malware updates

    F-Secure has reported on a new, scarier-than-usual Mac Trojan horse. The good news is that you can only get infected if you double-click on a rogue file masquerading as a Flash installer. The bad news is that if you do fall victim to the Trojan, it disables your Mac's automatic malware definition updates.

  • News: Black Pixel acquires Sofa's Versions, Kaleidoscope

    Black Pixel announced on Wednesday that it has acquired file-comparison tool Kaleidoscope and Subversion client Versions, two apps originally created by Mac developer Sofa. Earlier this year, Sofa was acquired by Facebook, leaving many wondering about the future of the company's apps. But now the other shoe has finally dropped.



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