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  • News: Forum: Sympathy for the devil

    I'm sure more than a few Computerworld readers will share my sense of unease about the recent events surrounding the file storage site Megaupload, its founder Kim Dotcom and the other alleged copyright infringement conspiracists.

  • News: AT&T appoints chief strategy officer

    AT&T has appointed its first chief strategy officer to develop the company's road map, including long-term mobile capacity needs, the company announced Monday.

  • News: Apple in China: Should We Applaud Instead of Condemn?

    Apple publicly names its overseas suppliers. A New York Times article blasts working conditions there. CEO Tim Cook angrily rebukes the charges in an internal memo. Consumers call for a boycott of Apple products.

  • News: SOPA, PIPA, Anonymous: Can I have a little hope?

    I think when we look back at this January, we may view it as a turning point in how businesses protect their intellectual property (IP). Several key things happened:

  • News: FCC seeks public comment on LightSquared petition

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is seeking public comment on a petition by embattled mobile startup LightSquared that says GPS receivers aren't entitled to protection from interference.

  • News: Steve Jobs "was an incredible genius" - Bill Gates

    Former Microsoft boss and philanthropist Bill Gates said that he considers Steve Jobs to have been an "incredible genius" in a recent interview.

  • News: Are Google and Apple really 'monopolies'?

    You hear the word "monopoly" thrown around a lot these days, especially about Google and Apple.

  • News: Accuracy of NYT's workers' rights abuses articles challenged

    The accuracy of parts of a recent article in the New York Times criticising Apple for its complicity in the abuse of workers' rights in the Far East has been questioned.

  • News: F5 says Big-IP is a network firewall

    F5’s Big-IP application delivery controllers are now certified as network firewalls, meaning they can replace separate network firewalls businesses might already have in place to meet regulators’ requirements.

  • News: Twitter's country-specific blocking brings hazards and hope

    Twitter's move to comply with government requests and block tweets in specific countries could blunt its edge as a political tool, but there may be an upside in helping to unmask censorship, some privacy experts said Friday.

  • News: Mac pundits heap praise on 'brave' Microsoft

    "Graceful." "Elegant." Microsoft??! Three leading Mac luminaries risked certain death by lauding Microsoft's brave new Metro interface during a Macworld Expo panel session.

  • News: Rethink your approach to Cloud after Megaupload: University of Sydney

    The shuttering of Megaupload.com, the online storage site that became the home a variety of digital content, has demonstrated the importance of backing up content to multiple sources, according to University of Sydney.

  • News: Economic Uncertainty: Static Quo

    "2012 may mark the beginning of a new and more frightening phase of the world's worst economic calamity in three quarters of a century," prophesized Joseph Stiglitz, renowned economist and Nobel laureate, blithely crushing faint hopes of a happy new year.

  • News: Adscend denies Facebook, AG allegations

    Adscend Media, the defendant in lawsuits filed this week by Facebook and the Washington attorney general, on Friday denied the allegations in the complaints and shifted blame to its affiliates.

  • News: Cook 'outraged' at reports of worker mistreatment

    Apple CEO Tim Cook says he is "outraged" by a series of New York Times reports alleging worker mistreatment and neglect at Chinese factories that assemble the company's iPhones, iPads, and other devices.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Tech shines as earnings come in strong

    This week's tsunami of tech earnings, led by Apple's jaw-dropping quarterly report, has given market watchers something to cheer about and also points to industry shifts around tablets and cloud computing.

  • News: Facebook IPO could come as soon as next week

    The Internet juggernaut Facebook could file papers for an initial public offering as early as Wednesday, hoping to raise as much as US$10 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

  • News: Kenyan officials say government sites hit by Indonesian hacker

    An Indonesian hacker compromised 103 Kenyan government websites earlier this month with the aim of showing that the sites could be exploited, officials said this week.

  • News: The top 10 H-1B visa users in the U.S.

    Offshore outsourcing companies continued to make up the majority of the top 10 H-1B visa users in 2011, according to new government data. These offshore firms have been adding employees by the thousands as their revenues increase.

  • News: Security roundup: The triumph of hactivists, the sorrow of Symantec

    It was another busy week for hactivists attacking the online targets of their ire. This time, hackers under the banner AntiSec appeared to have hacked the website of OnGuardOnline.gov, the U.S. government's online security website, in protest against the much-railed-against legislation Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) as well as other bills regarding intellectual protection. Similarly, the group Anonymous is believed to be behind the distributed denial-of-service attack on Thursday that brought down the European Parliament's website in what is thought to be retaliation for European support for the shutdown of the Megaupload file-sharing site the week before. Anonymous also opposes a treaty being ratified in Europe now called the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. That deals with infringement of intellectual property rights.

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