An inventor in Ottawa has come up with a nose-based pointing device called a "nouse.
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Are you one of the handful of people that has received an invitation to activate a Gmail account?
Providing virtual private network (VPNs) for remote-access over mobile data services is the next step up from basic connectivity for enterprises.
Two cool items from Japan that you may never get to buy:Kitty cat screeni-Mii, a 15-inch, cat-shaped LCD monitor from Greenhouse has ears that function as speakers, while the feet and tail function as the stand. Available in green and orange, the display runs at 1024x768 and will sell for around $400 US later this year.
Microsoft has issued a patch that eliminates a vulnerability found in just about any Microsoft software that's capable of viewing JPG images (one of the most commonly used image formats for Web pages).
Some CIOs have it harder than others. Doug Busch, the vice president and chief information officer of Intel, manages a budget of $1.
Have you downloaded your copy of Firefox lately?
I interviewed Ken Cron, interim CEO at Computer Associates, about the challenges ahead for CA--growing revenues, potential layoffs, offshore hiring, the ongoing government investigation (which he says will be resolves shortly) and whether he would take the permanent CEO slot if offered...