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  • Nokia’s Windows Phone Devices Won’t Prove Blockbusters: Analyst

    Despite some positive reviews for their sleek design, Nokia’s new line of Windows Phone devices will fail to achieve blockbuster sales, according to an analyst.  “With no breakthrough innovation, we believe Nokia’s new phones are unlikely to get traction in a highly concentrated high end,” James Faucette, an analyst at Pacific Crest Securities, wrote in a research note quoted by The New York Times Nov. 22. With that in mind, he set Nokia Windows Phone sales for the quarter to 500,000 units, ...

    Posted at November 23, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Microsoft Opens Window to the Future of Touch and Gesture Computing

    A “Minority Report”-like future (minus the holographic screens) may be right around the corner as Microsoft shows off its Envisioning Center to demonstrate the steps it's taking to get there. Windows 8 and the Kinect motion ...

    Posted at March 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Researchers Hijack Printer Using Malicious Firmware Update

    Columbia University researchers demonstrated a bug in common office printers that could be used to forward documents to a remote computer or to remotely send commands that heat up and physically damage the printers, according to a Nov. 29 report. Professor Salvatore Stolfo and researcher Ang Cui of Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences showed how a remote machine can scan a document, in this case a tax form, and post sensitive data such as Social Security numbers to Twitter. Malicious perpetrators can ...

    Posted at November 30, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • PARC Hard at Work to Solve Problems in Health Care, Batteries, Traffic

    PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) this week reminded everyone what an innovator it is. The lab, nestled in the Palo Alto, Calif., foothills, on March 6 gave reporters a look into diverse projects that it is working on and that will reach the market in a few years, such as long-living batteries, on-demand downtown parking and digital health care-assistant devices. The world-famous think tank started out on Sept. 23, 1970, as Xerox PARC, the RD ...

    Posted at March 9, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • IT 2012: It’s All About Control of the Data

    IT 2012: It's All About Control of the Data ( Page 1 of 2 )If yesterday is an archive and today is a real-time view, then tomorrow is an idea that encompasses both history and present-day experience. That’s the concept behind the following eWEEK articles, which look at technology trends for 2012: Cloud Computing Seeks a New Identity Five Key Enterprise Development Trends Network Breaches Herald More Advanced Attacks in 2012 RIM, Microsoft Bets Hint at Radical ChangeThe ...

    Posted at December 5, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment