A report detailing work by the Serious Organised Crime Agency over the past year revealed some e-crime successes, yet cybercrime still seems to be a low priority
All OpenSSL keys generated between September 2006 and May 2008 may be invalid, according to a security researcher
Yahoo filed its internal communications about Carl Icahn's proxy war plans with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The takeaway: Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang has been writing a lot of emails.
Apple's current pricing strategy may encourage buyers in the Asia-Pacific region to turn away from Mac-cloned machines, says an IDC analyst.
Last month, I kicked off the Windows 7 release date prediction pool with my analysis on why I think Windows 7 will be released in time for the holiday buying season in 2009, picking July 29, 2009 as my entry. At the same time, I invited readers to add their guesses in the TalkBack section. This morning, I went back and tallied the vote so far. If you believe in the theory of crowdsourcing, the wisdom of the community should be able to predict this date more accurately than any individual. So, when will Windows 7 ship? The crowd has spoken. And the date is...
Call it the iProd. The idea is you load it with answers to health-related questions, which the device uses to create a personal fitness regime.
For its space missions, NASA wants astronauts with excellent vision without corrective lenses or glasses. This doesn't prevent its Vision Science and Technology Group to study human vision of ordinary people like you and me. Two members of this group recently discovered that a new formula connecting optical quality with visual acuity could lead to automatic eyeglasses prescriptions. The researchers also said this 'could also enable surgeons to more accurately assess and correct the vision of patients undergoing LASIK or refractive surgery.' But read more...
Despite the problems there is no great rush by Canadians to abandon province-run health care. Instead central debates are on the margins, over whether private health care should be allowed.
So, Microsoft has managed to get in on the OLPC bandwagon and put XP in front of millions of eyeballs in the developing world. But is this move about the children's education, or it is about recruiting more Windows users.
The high-end graphics card market isn't the straightforward, mano-a-mano battle it used to be. Graphics cards with dual GPUs, systems with multiple cards in CrossFire or SLI implementations, and most recently hybrid graphics have all muddied the picture.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs expects the Microsoft operating system to reduce its carbon footprint while the BitLocker encryption system will boost security
The Commission is supporting the intelligent use of tech to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions across Europe's economy
Did you hear that John Mayer is cheating on Apple again? That's right, Apple's poster boy blogged that he's using a Blackberry Bold.
Microsoft’s agreement to offer Windows XP on OLPC’s XO laptop is appropriate and long overdue.It was pure hypocrasy for Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates to publicly decry the so-called “Digital Divide” while privately refusing to support the XO simply because Linux was a supported operating system.
Back in the day when I had a Palm OS Treo I used to load up the custom ROMs created by Shadowmite since they took out a bunch of junk that was included by default and helped me recover some available memory. It seems he scored the first photos of the rumored upcoming Windows Mobile Palm Treo 800w. It seems his site is getting hit hard so check out Palm Infocenter for the photo and more rumored specs of this device. It look like a Palm OS Centro device with a couple more keys to activate the Windows Mobile soft keys.
FastMac's TruePower U-Charge is the first universal notebook battery charger that allows you to charge your battery directly from a power outlet.
The War against Microsoft has been won.
Gizmo5 (formerly The Gizmo Project) has been my preferred program for IM text chat and audio calls (including PSTN calls worldwide) for quite some time now. The chat interface is clean and easy to read, and it has an excellent history facility, so I can easily look back at something we were talking about several days or weeks ago.