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Privacy Groups File FTC Complaint About Behavioral Ads

April 08, 2010 |
The World Privacy Forum, the Center for Digital Democracy, and U.S. PIRG (Public Interest Research Groups) are poised to file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission regarding "tracking and
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Android Moves to Control Fragmentation

April 08, 2010 |
There seems to be some movement, but no solution, to the problem of Android fragmentation. However, one blogger-who also happens to be the CEO of mobile open source company Funambol-doesn't think
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An Object(ive) Look at Cloud Storage

April 08, 2010 |
Cloud-based storage may not be a convenient option for most enterprises in the very near future. It may be a necessity. That conclusion is rapidly coming to the forefront across the industry as both
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iPhone OS: Now with Multitasking

April 08, 2010 |
Multitasking, the feature iPhone users have been clamoring for, will be the key feature of iPhone OS 4. According to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, it took a while for the company to offer the
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Dell Refreshes Corporate Line: Stronger Appearance and Comprehensive Management

April 08, 2010 |
In the midst of what has been a bracketed Apple week, first with the release of the iPad and then with the announcement of the new (and very compelling) iPhone OS, Dell launched a broad refresh of
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How to Create and Maintain Strong Passwords in your SMB

April 08, 2010 |
Just last week, I wrote about a recent survey by Symantec that revealed how the majority of users simply don't change their passwords. This is not totally unexpected, I suppose, which was what
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Comment Deadline Extended on Proposed Net Neutrality Rules

April 08, 2010 |
In the aftermath of Tuesday's decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that Title I of the Communications Act does not give the Federal Communications Commission
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State Department Crafting Internal Social Network

April 08, 2010 |
The U.S. State Department is planning to launch an internal social-networking site, currently dubbed StateBook, in the future. The site will allow employees to collaborate more efficiently as part of
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Put the Planning into ALM Projects

April 07, 2010 |
As IT Business Edge blogger Mike Vizard noted about the converging trends of agile development in application lifecycle management: the real question isn't really whether most IT organizations will
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Employee Social Influence Marketing Guidelines

April 07, 2010 |
Benefit by stressing the value of Twitter and Facebook to your employees.
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Five Things to Remember About VoIP

April 07, 2010 |
It's a great option, but it's not always cheaper -- in case you didn't know.
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Survey: Companies Lagging on Cloud Security

April 07, 2010 |
According to a study released by Symantec and the Ponemon Institute, enterprises are falling behind on cloud security. Infosecurity.com reports that only 27 percent of respondents had procedures in
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Android Says Konnichiwa to Japan

April 07, 2010 |
Android, the mobile operating system from Google, powers 24 different devices from 61 operators in 49 different countries. One of those countries is Japan, which has recently seen its mobile app
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Wanted: Android Apps for Ophone

April 07, 2010 |
Bill Huang, the head of China Mobile's research center is urging developers based in Tapei to rejigger their Android apps so they are compatible with China Mobile's Ophone. China Mobile developed
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Adobe Researching Ways to Mitigate PDF Attack

April 07, 2010 |
Adobe is looking into ways to mitigate a PDF attack demonstrated by Belgian security researcher Didier Stevens that does not require an underlying vulnerability.   An IDG News Service article in
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NetApp Buying Rival Bycast

April 07, 2010 |
Storage vendor NetApp, which is diving into cloud storage, announced it is buying out rival Bycast, according to an Associated Press story in The Boston Globe. Financial details were not disclosed.
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AOL to Sell or Close Bebo

April 07, 2010 |
AOL has announced it will decide by the end of May whether it will sell off or close the Bebo social-networking site, reports Reuters. It acquired the site for $850 million two years ago.   It's
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Researcher Demos Wormy PDF Attack

April 07, 2010 |
Following a recently demonstrated PDF attack by Belgian security researcher Didier Stevens that does not require an underlying vulnerability, another researcher has discovered a way to spread
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Project GOAL Looks to Spur Senior Broadband Use

April 07, 2010 |
In an effort to encourage senior citizens to go online, several tech titans like AT&T, Comcast, Facebook, Microsoft, Time Warner, T-Mobile and Verizon have launched a new D.C.-based organization
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Foxit Attempts to Fix PDF Vulnerability

April 07, 2010 |
Computerworld reports that Foxit has patched it PDF viewer in an effort to protect users against an attack that would allow hackers to force-feed malware to users without exploiting an actual
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