Google's desktop search software is so good that it exposes vulnerabilities on your computer that you didn't know about, says Bruce Schneier...mostly because of vulnerabilities in the design of Internet Explorer, Opera, Firefox, PGP and other programs...
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Adam Bosworth's talk at ICSOC04 (International Conference on Service Oriented Computing) has generated interesting and compelling conversation about...
InfoWorld's Chad Dickerson gathered responses from a bulletin set up for IT managers and vendors asking them for the most common mistakes...
In a posting entitled "First MyDoom. Then Microsoft.
Marijuana is making headlines again.
The Gillmor Gang probes the business and technology strategies promoted by Sun President Jonathan Schwartz. The Gang asks Schwartz about open-source Solaris, utility computing, the shift to services, the role of the CIO and about where Sun is placing its bets....
Now that I've had some time to use Firefox day-in and day-out for a...
The Wikipedia is an "open source" encyclopedia available free to anyone and--and this is the crucial, mysterious part--written and edited by anyone, too. So far it's accumulated 300,000+ articles on topics ranging from astronomy to zoology.
The news that Judge Leo Strine has postponed the decision in Oracle's takeover attempt of PeopleSoft replayed the same thought I had near the end of a triple-overtime NBA basketball game last night in Oakland; ok, enough is enough, somebody please win already.
Declan McCullagh reports that the CIA is quietly funding federal research into surveillance of Internet chat rooms as part of an effort to identify possible terrorists.