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Good profits trump good intentions as motivators for the best corporate responsibility and sustainability programs. And that's a good thing, says green marketing guru Susan McPherson.
Oracle has released a critical Java update that fixes more than 50 security vulnerabilities. Considering the ruckus over the past fortnight, along with repeated warnings from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, you should update Java as soon as possible.
The Federal government is exploring ways to stop multinationals such as Google from using tricky tax avoidance methods in Australia, including forcing large organisations to make their tax information publicly available.
Administration of president-elect Park Geun-hye is planning to foster tech startups and help them secure funds through angel capitalists, in a bid to revitalize economy and create more jobs.
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about cybersecurity concerns.
Kim Dotcom's cloud storage venture Mega has launched a bug bounty program, tempting hackers to break its security in return for up to 10,000 euros.
Streaming media involves access to audio/video content via the internet. There are many legitimate business reasons to access streamed audio and video files, such as engaging in training, reviewing news...
The new Australian Department of Defence CIO Dr Peter Lawrence speaks to ZDNet about coming into one of the biggest CIO roles in the Australian government.
BlackBerry revealed their new BlackBerry 10 operating system last week, but since US consumers won't see it for about a month I thought you might enjoy screenshots from the BlackBerry Z10.
A new delivery system called POD provides a constant and controllable release of drugs over time. That could mean injections once a week, rather than once a day.
This week was devoted to BlackBerry and after Kevin and I both attended the New York launch event we came away with LOTS to talk about.
Billionaire Samuel Yin contributed $100 million to establish the Tang Prizes for topics like sustainable development and biopharmaceutical science. The winnings are bigger than the Nobel.
The Galaxy Note 2 is one of the biggest smartphones ever made. It's so big the display provides enough utility to be worth the trouble of carrying such a large phone.
In the first non-legally binding guideline, some rules implemented by the government include companies deleting data after use and setting up on internal system to manage and protect customer data.
I haven't been able to adopt BlackBerry as my primary platform due to limitations of BIS, but now with full Exchange ActiveSync support I can finally use BlackBerry 10 without restriction.
You'll see a commercial for the BlackBerry 10 smartphone during the Super Bowl tonight. Find out what is at stake for the company that helped to pioneer the category.
The information economy was forced from above. The hacker economy -- or whatever you want to call it -- is percolating from individuals empowered by technology and networks.
There are those who would call our social media streams a new form of consciousness and the future of computing. I would suggest they spend more time interacting with actual human beings.
Call it 'streampunk.' Renowned Yale computer scientist David Gelernter explains why the web is coming to an end, and what's replacing it.