News.com's Joris Evers reports:Google has fixed a security hole in several of its services that exposed the address books of Gmail users.
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Now that the holidays are over, my mind somewhat cleansed of the constant stream of technology news and blogs washing over me in 2006 by a week in the back woods, a few deposits have lingered, formed into rough crystals that can be admired, examined or discarded. The largest deposit is the huge shadow that Google has cast in this second half of the first decade of the 21st century.
Microsoft's OneCare security suite is apparently having little if any impact on rivals such as McAfee and Symantec. In a research note, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, citing NPD data, said Microsoft's security suite has less than 1 percent (technically 0.
While Macworld is running strong January 9 to January 12, lawyers will be filing documents for an antitrust complaint in the U.S.
Wondering how 2007 will turn out? Look no more. Here are a few fearless predictions to ponder.
Headlines of the day.CSpan's Webcast of President Ford's funeral.
News.com's Michael Kanellos writes: A few years ago at the Consumer Electronics Show, the big topic of discussion was how Dell and the computing giants were going to change the TV market.
Like many companies under the gun in the ongoing stock options trading scandal, Apple is playing a dangerous game with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S.
Apple Computer filed its tardy quarterly and annual statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday and indicated that Steve Jobs was "aware or recommended" backdated options. However, Apple's board has "complete confidence in Steve Jobs and the senior management team.
Here's a look at the most popular downloads on ZDNet in 2006 to close out our recap of what was hot in news, blogs and reviews during the year.