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  • News: NSA Label-based System Could Secure Big Data

    The National Security Agency has submitted Accumulo, its label-based, data-store software, to the Apache Software Foundation so that other parties can further develop the technology for use in secure systems.

  • News: Android: King of the Smartphones

    The smartphone war this year has been won definitively by Android, which is expected to maintain a wide lead through 2015, according IDC data.

  • News: KDDI accelerates smartphone shift, stays mum on iPhone

    KDDI, Japan's second-largest mobile operator, on Monday announced a new range of smartphones, accompanying services, and a low-cost pricing plan, but stayed mum on whether it would offer Apple's new iPhone next year.

  • News: LightSquared to defend project in open letter in newspapers

    LightSquared said late Sunday that it planned to run the next day in major newspapers in the U.S. an open letter explaining its position over the controversy surrounding its LTE (long-term evolution) network, particularly concerns about its interference with GPS (global positioning system).

  • News: Weekly Wrap: Fear, Photos, and 'Flix

    Each week, we're faced with an impossible task when we try to round up the best Macworld stories of the week gone by--because everything we publish is, as you'd expect, pretty great. But we've made a series of Sophie's choices, and we're proud to offer you this roundup of articles worth clicking on, if you missed them earlier this week. And heck, if you already read them once, they're even better the second time around.

  • News: Fast Five: This week in IT

    Your wrap of the top Australian ICT stories this week.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Software earnings look good

    The spectacle of Hewlett-Packard replacing CEO Leo Apotheker, who had been in the job just a year, with former eBay chief Meg Whitman this week all but obscured solid earnings reports from a range of enterprise software vendors including Oracle, Tibco and Red Hat.

  • News: Seven free network apps for rooted Androids

    Did you root your Android-based smartphone or tablet, or are you thinking about it? Well, here are seven free network-related apps that take advantage of the superuser permissions. In this list, you'll discover apps that help with the network configuration and security of your device, apps to do sharing and sniffing on networks, and apps that demonstrate network hacking and security risks.

  • News: Access files on the go with new CrashPlan apps

    Backing up has become quite easy in recent years thanks to online services like CrashPlan. Now, if you’re a CrashPlan+ or Pro subscriber, you can even access files from your iOS device, thanks to a pair of free apps released Friday.

  • News: Amazon.com to unveil tablet on Sept. 28?

    Amazon.com sent out invitations to a press event in New York City next Wednesday for what could be the unveiling of the online reailer's long-expected tablet computer.

  • News: New Mac malware poses as PDF doc

    Security firms today warned Mac users of a new Trojan horse that masquerades as a PDF document.

  • News: Microsoft, Red Hat spar over secure boot-loading tech

    Is Microsoft using a next-generation computing boot-loading technology to lock out the use of Linux and other OSEs on certain computers? While Microsoft has denied malicious intent, one Red Hat developer maintains that this may be the case.

  • News: Spotify Music Service Opens to All

    Online music sharing service Spotify dropped its invite-only status in the United States, opening the doors of the service to everyone.

  • News: Mango update coming to four AT&T phones starting Sept. 27, report says

    AT&T is planning to update four Windows Phone 7 smartphones to the Mango release starting as early as Tuesday, according to internal AT&T emails received by a Web site.

  • News: Samsung seeks ban of iPhone and iPad in The Netherlands

    Samsung Electronics has hit Apple with four patent cases in district court in The Hague, Netherlands, demanding a sales ban and a retail recall of all Apple products that use 3G technology.

  • News: EFF inspects encryption tool for Adium, Pidgin IM clients

    The digital watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) lent a technical hand to fix security problems in a tool used to encrypt instant messenger conversations using the Adium and Pidgin programs.

  • News: Mozy ships hard drives to cloud backup customers

    Mozy has begun shipping hard drives to users of its MozyPro online backup service in order to speed up the initial full copy of data to be stored off site.

  • News: 'Lurid' malware hits Russia, CIS countries

    The latest espionage-related hacking campaign detailed by security vendor Trend Micro is most notable for the country it does not implicate: China.

  • News: Mozilla Answers Biz Users with Slower Firefox Schedule

    Even as Firefox developers were mulling over the idea of speeding up the browser's rapid, six-week release cycle even further recently, a separate Mozilla working group was putting together a proposal to slow down that upgrade pace for enterprise users.

  • News: Lane defends HP decision to name Whitman CEO

    Newly appointed Hewlett-Packard executive chairman Ray Lane vigorously defended the company's decision to oust CEO Leo Apotheker and replace him with board member and former eBay head Meg Whitman.



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