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  • U.S. Aims to Force Web Services to Compromise Message Encryption

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Frustrated that email and social network users can encrypt their messages, law-enforcement agencies want the feds to enact punitive measures to force cooperation. Even if it accomplished nothing else, the Middle Eastern governments’ crackdowns ...

    Posted at May 6, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Acer Announces Line of Windows 8 Aspire Notebooks

    Most of Acer's new Windows 8-based notebooks offer convertible tablet features or touchscreen displays. Computer maker Acer announced a host of personal computers running Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system (OS) at a press event in New ...

    Posted at May 6, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Joins the Galaxy Family

    Consumer electronics titan and Apple archrival Samsung announced its latest tablet: the Galaxy Tab 3, which runs Google's Android Jelly Bean 4.1 operating system and boasts a 7-inch display. A WiFi version of the Galaxy Tab 3 will be available globally beginning this month, and a 3G version will follow in June, although product availability will vary by market and will be rolled out gradually. eWEEK columnist Don Reisinger calls the Galaxy Tab ...

    Posted at May 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Two-Factor Authentication: Myths Versus Reality

    Security is always among the highest priorities of any IT system. With the ever-increasing number of cyber-threats assaulting networks 24/7, IT security specialists are continually looking to defend all of their data surfaces. While IT has mostly been password driven for decades, enterprises are more frequently looking at deeper security layers to protect customer and internal business data. Two-factor authentication is now getting more trial runs as a result. This could include a combination of ...

    Posted at May 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • HP’s New Business Unit Highlights Demand for Converged Systems

    HP is creating a business unit that will focus on a small but growing part of the larger data center hardware market. Hewlett-Packard's move to create a business group focusing on converged infrastructures is the latest ...

    Posted at May 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Intel’s CEO Choice Fuels Debate Over Chip Maker’s Future

    Brian Krzanich’s appointment signals that Intel is staying the course at a time when bolder action is needed, some analysts say. When Paul Otellini announced in November 2012 that he was stepping down as CEO of ...

    Posted at May 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Softbank Announces ‘Milestone’ in Pushing Through Sprint Deal

    Softbank, while Sprint pauses to consider Dish Network's offer, is forging ahead and on May 2 passed a "significant milestone" in the process. Softbank has reached another "significant milestone" in its efforts to close its deal ...

    Posted at May 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Zero-Day Exploit Enabled Cyber-Attack on U.S. Labor Department

    In the latest incident of nation-state cyber-attacks, attackers slipped malware onto the agency's site, apparently aiming to compromise nuclear-energy officials from the Department of Energy. Hackers compromised the U.S. Department of Labor's Web site this week, ...

    Posted at May 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Oracle Invests in Proteus Pill Sensor Maker

    Oracle has made a minor investment in Proteus Digital Health, a company that makes ingestible and wearable sensors. Oracle has expanded its move into pharmaceutical innovation by investing an undisclosed "minor" sum in Proteus Digital ...

    Posted at May 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • IBM PureSystems Gain Cloud Application Reliability, Security

    IBM announced enhancements to its PureSystems family of expert integrated systems that provide greater reliability, security and support for new platforms such as Windows. IBM recently announced enhancements to its IBM PureSystems family of expert ...

    Posted at May 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment