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  • News: Government engineers actively plan for cyberwar

    Governments are arming themselves to their cyber-teeth with offensive and counter-defense cyber weapons, and there's little enterprises can do to avoid the fray.

  • News: Judge rules on contested evidence in Oracle-Google case

    Oracle and Google have both won and lost in a number of their efforts to keep evidence out of the upcoming trial in Oracle's lawsuit against Google over the Android mobile OS. At issue is whether Google has infringed on Oracle's intellectual property rights by using Java without properly licensing it.

  • News: Report: Quanta sues AMD over faulty chips

    Quanta Computer has filed a lawsuit in a California court against Advanced Micro Devices over faulty chips used in some computers, an accusation disputed by AMD.

  • News: Yahoo taps PayPal President Thompson as CEO

    Yahoo's board has chosen as the company's CEO Scott Thompson, president of eBay's PayPal, ending a four-month search after Carol Bartz was fired in early September.

  • News: Oracle-Google trial over Android to begin as soon as March

    Oracle's lawsuit against Google over alleged Java patent and copyright violations in the Android mobile OS will go to trial as soon as mid-March after well over a year of heated back-and-forth wrangling between the two sides.

  • News: Canadian network equipment maker rejects Belden offer

    In a not unexpected move, the directors of a Canadian maker of networking equipment for harsh environments has rejected a CDN$280 million unsolicited offer from a U.S. competitor.

  • News: IBM acquiring software testing vendor Green Hat

    IBM is buying Green Hat, maker of automated testing tools for integration, SOA (service oriented architecture) implementations and cloud-based deployments, the company announced Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not provided.

  • News: Yahoo taps PayPal President Thompson as CEO

    Yahoo's board has chosen as the company's CEO Scott Thompson, president of eBay's PayPal, ending a four-month search after Carol Bartz was fired in early September.

  • News: Mozilla releases version 2.0 of its license

    Mozilla announced Tuesday the release of version 2.0 of the Mozilla Public License (MPL), which provides compatibility with the Apache and GPL licenses, opening up a wider body of code for reuse by the Mozilla project.

  • News: AT&T settles TiVo patent suit for at least $215 million

    AT&T will pay TiVo at least US$215 million to settle pending patent litigation relating to digital video recorder technology.

  • News: Sprint gives LightSquared more time to win over FCC

    Sprint Nextel has given LightSquared another month to gain FCC approval for its planned 4G network, extending a deal in which LightSquared would use Sprint's Network Vision infrastructure and save an estimated US$13 billion in deployment costs.

  • News: 69% use an external hard drive to back up

    In a PC Advisor poll, over two-thirds (69 percent) of 1,500 respondents claimed that they used "an external hard drive" to back up their data.

  • News: 2011 in review: The year's most loved and loathed stories

    Ever since 2008, we've ended the year at Macworld.com by listing our most popular and least liked stories from the past 12 months. These rankings aren't affected by how many people read a particular article--that's another list altogether. Rather, these lists are created every time you hit the plus and minus buttons at the bottom of a story.

  • News: 2011 in review: The year in quotes

    A lot happened in Apple's technology sphere over the course of 2011. Products, leadership changes, and--yes--even lawsuits: All of these saw major shifts over the last year. We've covered 2011 products and financials, and predictions for the year ahead, but to better illustrate the major events of 2011, we've compiled a collection of quotes from the last twelve months.

  • News: 2011 in review: Apple's financial performance

    Anyone who finds the world of corporate finance a bit dry should spend some time reading Apple's financial reports from the past year. In an era of economic uncertainty, with consumers keeping a tight grip on their pocketbooks, Apple and its lineup of computers, phones, and other electronic gadgets just wrapped up another banner year.

  • Video: Video: MIT camera hits a trillion fps

    Researchers at the MIT Media Lab can visualize the fastest thing in the universe, light.

  • News: Apple to host media event in New York this month

    Apple is expected to host a media event in New York at the end of January, but it won't be for the launch of the Apple iPad 3.

  • News: Belarus said to restrict access to foreign websites

    Belarus has introduced a law that imposes restrictions on citizens and residents in the country visiting or using foreign websites, according to Global Legal Monitor, an online publication of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

  • News: Hackers Said to Be Planning to Launch Own Satellites to Combat Censorship

    Hackers reportedly plan to fight back against Internet censorship by putting their own communications satellites into orbit and developing a grid of ground stations to track and communicate with them.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks flat for year

    After a rollercoaster ride on the stock market, tech companies are ending the year just about where they started, despite strong and in some cases record sales and profits for IT bellwethers.



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