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  • News: Turkish hackers strike websites with DNS hack

    A Turkish hacking group managed to tamper with Internet addressing records over the weekend, redirecting dozens of websites belonging to companies including Microsoft, UPS and Vodafone to a different web pages controlled by the hackers.

  • News: British Police Nab Men Believed Linked to HBGary Breach

    HBGary Federal was just one of many low-profile security contractors peddling its wares to clients with secrets to protect -- until earlier this year when the U.S. firm drew the attention of hackers.

  • News: British Gas rolls out touch screen smart meters

    British Gas is set to begin a major rollout of smart meters, fitted with touch screens, to UK homes.

  • News: Software testing back of queue for govt agencies

    If a project runs over time and over budget, then commitment to software testing is the first thing to go by the board. That's according to the chief executive of one vendor who doesn't want to be named, as he deals largely with government departments.

  • News: Chronos releases NoteLife HD for iPad

    Chronos is taking its note managing act to the iPad. The company released NoteLife HD for iPad, a tablet-sized version of the media-rich note manager that's been available for iPhone users since late 2009.

  • News: Delphi, C++ to goose desktop apps

    In an attempt to enliven staid business applications, development tools vendor Embarcadero has updated its RAD Studio IDE (integrated developer environment) for Delphi and C++ applications, the company announced Friday.

  • News: Syncplicity expands its cloud storage to the iPad

    The cloud-storage service Syncplicity has revamped its iOS app, expanding the previously iPhone-only offering into a iPad-friendly universal version that will let users access their documents from just about any device they own.

  • News: Facebook CIO: Enterprises no longer organised to do business

    When you’re the CIO of Facebook, moving quickly is par of the course. Tim Campos, who took the stage for the second day of keynotes at Dreamforce 2011, said massive IT implementations take place in a matter of just weeks to months.

  • News: 'Ego' drives Oracle, law firm fracas over $1,500

    Oracle and a large New York law firm are in a legal dispute over US$1,500 that has likely already rung up many times that amount in costs, according to recent court documents in Oracle's lawsuit against third-party software support provider Rimini Street.

  • News: Running Windows on a Mac (Part 1): Lion vs. Win7 shootout

    If you're one of the vast number of Mac users who, like me, love Apple hardware but either hate Mac OS X or simply can't work with it for whatever reason (gaming? business policies?), running Windows on your Mac sounds like the perfect option.

  • News: A crash course in PostgreSQL, Part 1

    PostgreSQL is a first-rate, enterprise-worthy open source RDBMS (relational database management system) that compares very favorably to high-priced closed-source commercial databases. Databases are complex, tricksy beasts full of pitfalls. In this two-part crash course, we'll get a new PostgreSQL database up and running with elegant ease, and learn important fundamentals.

  • News: WiLan sues Apple, Dell, HTC and others

    Canadian patent licensing company WiLan has set its sight on a handful of technology companies, filing a patent infringement suit against Apple, Hewlett-Packard, HTC, Dell, Novatel, Sierra Wireless and others.

  • News: 1-in-6 Macs run OS X Lion

    One-in-six Macs now runs Apple's latest operating system, a Web metrics company said Thursday.

  • News: Security rundown for the week ending Sept. 2

    A mish-mash of security issues came up this week, everything from how to protect virtualized environments to a system that protects copper in utility sites from robbery and a story about digital certificate thefts.

  • News: Who Loves WebOS? Not Samsung, Not Anyone

    More and more, WebOS seems like an operating system that not even its own mother could love.

  • News: Parallels Desktop 7 adds Lion virtualization, more

    Parallels has announced the release of Parallels Desktop 7.0, its popular virtualization solution for OS X. The new version introduces a number of features designed to make the product run better under Lion.

  • News: Use Skype and GarageBand to make a podcast that sounds great

    I’ve been doing a lot of podcasting lately. In the last year I’ve probably edited and posted something like 85 different podcast episodes, between my half-time duties on the Macworld Podcast and the podcasts I do in my personal time. During that time I’ve learned a whole lot about what to do—and just as importantly, what not to do—in order to make a podcast that sounds good.

  • News: Ofcom promises improved wireless broadband with 'white space' technology

    Ofcom has published plans to introduce "white space" wireless broadband technology in the UK, the first European country to do so.

  • News: Apple puts Final Cut Studio back on sale

    In a somewhat surprising move from the folks in Cupertino, non-linear editors and filmmakers can once again purchase Apple's now-outdated Final Cut Studio through the company's telesales number.

  • News: Samurai BloodShow leads trio of Sega iOS releases

    For its latest iOS games, Sega is turning to the Far East for inspiration.



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