Security expert Bruce Schneier says standard software such as Vista interferes with deniable file systems, designed to hide data on users' systems
68% of people take to the owner’s manual to figure out the new device, according to Pew Internet Project. Some people will go further, especially if they meet a problem that they can’t address themselves. Here is what cell phone buyers said they did when they encountered problems with their cell phone: 23% visited a [...]
According to ISPReview, Tiscali is considering legal action over a letter BT sent to some of its customers. Click on the link and you'll see why.
Enterprise applications on the rise...
Year-on-year growth has been strong in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, but the US shows minimal growth in PC shipments
Security alerts aggregator Secunia has raised an alarm for a "highly critical" vulnerability that puts users of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server at risk of code execution attacks.Technical details of bug are not available but Secunia says it is caused by an unspecified error in the BlackBerry Attachment Service when processing PDF files.
A shift is coming, says Gartner
IPTV and super-fast networking for students
Who's afraid of the big Twitter-Summize deal? Not Twellow. The company's Matthew Daines discusses social search, new features and why it's here to stay.
Video footage of the Summer Olympics at nbcolympics.com likely won't be compromised by a lawsuit filed by Gotuit Media against Microsoft earlier this month.
According to SEGA, the iPhone is as powerful as the Dreamcast console and more powerful than the DS. But it's not just about the horsepower, what about the interface?
Checking emails and social networking on the fly...
If you want to get really intimate with hardware, there's nothing like low-level, high-performance coding to remove all barriers between your mind and the silicon. One result, aside from the difficulties it creates during dinner party small talk, is that you get to find out how stuff actually works – which can be very different to how the chip companies tell it.
Microsoft interminable hunt to cobble together an ad platform with greater market share continues, reaching now into AOL territory. There is merit in the goal, though much risk in the path which leads to it.
Spanish scientists have developed a new eco-friendly air-conditioning system. The researchers are relying on solar energy for cooling their devices. They claim that their technology does not harm the ozone layer and reduces the use of greenhouse gases. The research team has 'designed and built an absorption chiller capable of using solar and residual heat as an energy source to drive the cooling system.' Even if this research effort looks promising, the scientists don't provide any information about availability or pricing for such devices. But read more...
The Whitehall department hopes to cut power bills and CO2 emissions by ditching desktop and handheld computers in favour of a one-laptop-per-worker policy
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None of this is true "open source." It's more a search for viable business models in the Internet age, a way to draw the attention needed to generate excitement and sales, in some form.