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Image Gallery: eWallet 6 for Windows Mobile

Image Gallery: eWallet 6 for Windows Mobile

Ilium Software's eWallet software is designed to let you securely carry all of your vital data (social security numbers, bank account logins/passwords, and more) with you on your mobile phone or PDA. eWallet 6 offer 2560bit AES FIPS encryption so your data is secure.

published June 2, 2008 by

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Zune revealed

Zune revealed

Internal photos of Microsoft's Zune are part of a regulatory filing with the Federal Communications Commission by hardware maker Toshiba.

published August 27, 2006 by

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Xerox CEO: Time for Washington's help

She's been called the second most powerful woman in business. By now, she may be No. 1. In a wide-ranging discussion about technology, politics, and her company's plans, Xerox's CEO tells News.com's Charles Cooper that the tech industry hasn't found a particularly sympathetic ear in the nation's capital, especially when it comes to the hot-button topic of H-1B visas.

published June 6, 2008 by

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Debating the value of green subsidies

At a Churchill Club event in Menlo Park, Calif., Ira Ehrenpreis of Technology Partners moderates a discussion on the role of government in subsidizing green-technology ventures. The panelists are Mike Biddle, CEO at MBA Polymers; Jennifer Fonstad, managing director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Dirk Michels, partner at K&L Gates; and John Woolard, CEO of BrightSource Energy.

published January 31, 2008 by

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Hearing: CNET reporter as target

Rep. Ed Whitefield (R-Ky.) asked one investigator if he was the man who got records of all phone calls made by CNET News.com reporter Dawn Kawamoto. Then the committee chairman interrupted to show his displeasure. Watch a portion of the subcommittee hearing in Washington.

published September 28, 2006 by

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Behind the scenes at the real-life "24"

CNET News.com's Joris Evers gets inside the first Joint Regional Intelligence Center, whose workforce is drawn from the FBI, Homeland Security and regional agencies. Our camera was allowed in for a visit from Michael Chertoff, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

published August 19, 2006 by

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Taking heat over censorship in China

Rep. Christopher Smith chairs the House of RepresentativesSubcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and InternationalOperations. At a hearing in Washington, he reads a pointed indictment ofCisco Systems, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo. Smith says the techcompanies aid repression by the Chinese government.

published February 15, 2006 by

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Gov ID: RFID vs. smartcards

The federal government plans to improve the security of user IDs, such as driving licenses. Bob Artner of TechRepublic looks at the competing technologies and the concerns of civil libertarians.

published September 22, 2005 by

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Bellevue CIO committed to 'digital democracy'

The city of Bellevue, Wash., is part of King County's eCityGov Alliance, which is committed to providing free online services to citizens. City CIO Toni Cramer sits down with ZDNet editor in chief Dan Farber and explains how the alliance develops and delivers new applications. She also urges governments at all levels to work together to create standard ERP frameworks so that software can be developed around consistent processes.

published September 16, 2005 by

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