Every year, law firms in Germany are shaking down hundreds of thousands of people for file-sharing, despite some legal grey areas.
The average under-30 worker changes jobs every two years, compared to the five-year job-hopping rate of Gen X-ers, and seven-year-itch of Baby Boomers.
Buying a new phone every time you want to make a call is secure, but it's stupid if you want to do anything of value. Likewise, when it looks like companies are adopting a consistent two-factor system, I shake my head when they go in another direction in the interests of "security".
Lavabit and Silent Circle's secure email services have been shut down as part of a generational-scale anti-surveillance pushback, but only US and UK agencies are under the microscope. Why not Australia?
While attending America's high-profile hacking and security conferences, Black Hat and DEF CON, a Vegas taxi driver tells Violet Blue his FBI fares want to blind hackers to "teach them a lesson."
Friday afternoon is the typical time for outbursts against the Australian Broadcasting Corporation before heading off to G&T time, and this week, Huawei has stepped up to attack the ABC over its lack of Android support.
Nervous IT pros might be tempted to deploy a little-known Windows 10 edition to simplify administration tasks. Ed Bott offers four questions to ask first.
BUENOS AIRES -- Coke just introduced its first cola made with stevia, a natural zero-calorie sweetener, in Argentina. Is the world next?
Everyone said e-readers would revolutionize books, but they mostly present static words on a screen. Here's how motion books are already transforming the age-old tome.
Telstra CEO David Thodey has downplayed moves by Optus and Vodafone to combat mobile bill shock, stating that Telstra deserves to charge a premium because of its network.
The world's most famous hacker conference, DEF CON celebrated its 21st year with 15,000 attendees, a no-Feds policy, Prism and Snowden themes, an official documentary and the usual subversive shenanigans.
In its 21st year, world-famous hacker conference DEF CON welcomed over 15,000 hackers to Las Vegas and featured hackers and their tools, a Bitcoin briefcase ATM, and more.
On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team discusses IT pros and their workload woes, Queensland's IBM ban, and the first week of the federal election.
An American company that specialized in highly encrypted email suspended operations today. The abrupt shutdown of Lavabit, a small Texas-based company, is suspected to be related to a court order related to its best-known customer, NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Vikram Kumar says Mega now has 4 million registered users, and could become a back-end storage platform for other applications.
As the world's most famous hacker conference, DEF CON celebrated its 21st year with record attendance, a no-Feds policy, Prism and Snowden themes, an official documentary and the usual subversive shenanigans.
New webmaster rules target core PR practices around press releases...
The movement to cloud is refocusing IT on business differentiation -- while laying bare processes and technologies that really aren't essential to the core business.
Mozilla is well on its way to meeting its goal of making the identity infrastructure available to approximately half of the global Internet user population this year.