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Workday's 'mobile first' theme continues only this time its analytics that's getting the Big Data treatment. And yes, the have Windows 8 mobile UI in their labs. Looking forward, the company is committed to building a recruitment app.
Phonemaker plans to reduce headcount to return Devices & Services arm into profitability, while investing in its Lumia smartphones and location-based services. It also sells Vertu to an European equity firm.
Security and privacy rights researcher Christopher Soghoian argues that the nation-state behind the Flame malware exhibited major short-sightedness with the decision to destroy trust in Microsoft's Windows Update utility.
Social networks reveal only certain aspects of job candidate's personality and use to assess employability may intrude individual's privacy, note industry observers.
Microsoft has released some of the source code for the software it uses to collect details of people's Wi-Fi hotspots, so that it can be examined for privacy implications.In a blog post on Friday, Reid Kuhn, partner group program manager for the Windows Phone engineering team, said the publication of the code should demonstrate Microsoft's commitment to privacy and ensuring the protection of people's information.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation has no plans to scrutinize location tracking on smartphones but is working on project related to mobile security, says spokesperson.
Windows 7 migation could put a big hole in your IT budgets - as techies look forward to a big payday
The way that Windows Live lets you control your privacy online is a model other social networks and aggregators would do well to follow. You can easily make things private, shared with just close friends, open to friends of friends or public to the world and you don't feel like you'll have to write your own social network to do it.
A group of researchers from two universities tested their hacking skills on two cars and found that they could remotely lock the brakes, the engine and windows on a car; turn on the radio, heat and windshield wipers; honk the horn; and change the speedometer display.The paper will be presented by researchers at the University of Washington and the University of California at San Diego at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy in Oakland, California, on Wednesday.
Chrome 4.1 beta for Windows has added more control over privacy when browsing, and plug-in-free translation of pages
Google has improved privacy features and introduced automated translation of foreign-language web pages in a new version of its Chrome 4.1 beta browser for Windows.
This week, Microsoft began rolling out the Windows Activation Technologies update that it promised earlier this month. Some privacy advocates claim that the update "phones home," an expression that traditionally has been tied to spyware. I disagree with this characterization but recognize that reasonable people can find privacy concerns. Here's a background on exactly what this update does, so you can make up your own mind.
Cover the windows, stay indoors and bunker down — the war on file sharing has reached Australian shores. Copyright owners have a fair claim to their content, but is it fair to saddle ISPs with the responsibility of policing their users? And should copyright enforcers be able to steal our privacy?
Last week Microsoft was sued in a Washington district court for allegedly violating privacy laws through its use of Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) anti-piracy mechanism in Windows XP. Is WGA a legitimate anti-piracy tool or is it spyware?
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Well, thanks to a privacy document that Microsoft has posted to its website, we now know at least two flavors that Windows 7 will come in.
As a tool for cleaning an untidy Windows registry, PC Tools Desktop Maestro seems to do a good job, and combines this ability with excellent privacy tools. However, users of Windows Vista may find Desktop Maestro being blocked by User Account Control.
Appointment of Rafael Rollan as the company's new Philippine head comes after the sudden departure of its former managing director, Antonio Javier.
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