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It's time to use two-factor authentication, folks.
Chinese networking giant says its 2014 sales revenue will likely be upward of 289 billion yuan (US$47.26 billion), up 20 percent from 2013, with strong growth across its carrier, enterprise, and consumer business groups.
Ahead of the State of the Union later this month, the president's proposed laws aim to force companies to disclose hacks and breaches inside a month.
Britain's domestic spy agency wants more powers to spy, as the London mayor expresses how he is "not particularly bothered" by civil liberties after the Paris terror attacks.
On the heels of the Sony hack, a senior Democrat has revived a controversial law that wants private companies to share its customers' data with the US government.
An unpatched router can be hijacked, if the attacker is on the same network.
Details of the rogue state's homebrew operating system show how the country's Internet may have been taken down by a simple cyberattack hitting one "mothership" server.
QuickFire Networks' technology includes T-Video, an appliance that is designed to sit in a 1U rack and do nothing but process and transcode video. Welcome to Facebook's data centers.
Google is running tests that could see it become a key player in future mobile networks operating in the 3.5GHz band.
It's easy to get devices to talk to each other or to the Internet. Managing them, however, is another kettle of fish. AllSeen Alliance just might have open-sourced the answer.
Twitter has released a tool which detects unusual activity across Big Data to the open-source community.
Regardless whether they are in the home or the office, Cisco's priority for the International CES and beyond is to serve as the backbone for any products interested in linking up to wireless networks.
Blame the smart fridge, but there are still too many unresolved - and even unasked - questions about the Internet of Things which will slow down adoption.
With great potential comes great responsibility: Here's how companies need to think about the Internet of Things to generate the greatest benefits.
Want 802.11ac Wi-Fi speeds at an affordable price and with open-source software under the hood? If that's you, then you're going to want to check out Belkin's Linksys 1200AC.
A virtual platform has been built by researchers at the University of Glasgow using a Raspberry Pi cluster to help them learn about the inner workings of major cloud platforms run by Amazon and Google.
Google has radically reworked the Google+ interface. Here's what it looks like in 2013.
Before Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, there were Cello, Viola, and Mosaic.
Digital Realty has opened up a new Tier 3 datacentre 17 miles south west of the capital.
Let's take a quick look at the 10 most important personal cloud storage services.
Innovations in mobile tech has opened new opportunities in the machine-to-machine industry, with providers offering SIM and fleet management services to smart meters and CCTVs.
What will be the next big thing? As cellular carriers merge and become stronger, mobile makers may not survive. Will big data analytics take off, and will 3D printing arrive with a bevy of legal and ethical issues? Here's a look ahead at 2013 and what we can expect.
Join me for the "first" computer Christmas season: when PCs cost thousands of dollars, hard-drives boasted of having megabytes of storage, and connecting to the Internet happened at 1,200 bits per second.
During the year, we have seen the destruction of SOPA and PIPA but the emergence of CISPA and similar laws around the world, a growing trend in hacks and scams, an explosion in malware, and states committing cyberwarfare on their friends and foes. Here's a run-down of what happened in 2012.
4G is finally here, but how good is it? And does it vary depending on where exactly you are? I took to the London Underground to map out some average download and upload speeds around London, to see how EE's 4G fares.
Controversial Global hacking conference Hack In The Box just celebrated its ten-year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event attracted hackers from all over the world and company participants that included Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, Amazon, sponsor 'friends' such as Megaupload, and many more.
Your next PC? It just might be a Chromebook.
Writing isn't just sitting at a desk waiting for the news to happen. It often requires a prepared bag of kit for travel to report at the source. Here's what Zack Whittaker keeps in his on-the-go bag.
The technology behind the Olympic Games has changed beyond all recognition since the international sporting event was last held in London, more than 60 years ago
Six London Underground stations now have free Wi-Fi access for the summer, provided by Virgin Media. ZDNet UK went down in the Tube stations at midday to find out whether the service works and what kind of speeds can you expect
IBM's cloud computing chief Kristof Kloeckner talks at the Interop conference in Las Vegas about how the consumerisation of IT is driving user expectations
Virgin America is trying to take airplane service to new heights by creating on-board features that cater to the techie in all of us, whether it's texting a fellow passenger from your seatback, choosing food through an online ordering system, or connecting to a Wi-Fi hot spot 35,000 feet in the air. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das reveals the innovations that could improve your next flight.
The household thermostat has always been difficult to program--wasting energy and driving up your utility bill. But ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how new networking technologies will one day connect your thermostat and meter to your PC, so you are better able to track, monitor, and analyze the energy usage in your home.
At an Apple press event, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPad. The new mobile device is a half-inch thin and weighs 1.5 pounds. It's powered with a 1GHz Apple A4 chip and comes with 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The new device plays movies, music, TV shows, and acts as an e-reader. It will cost $499 for the 16GB version.
At the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Fla., HP CEO Mark Hurd talks about how the company plans to layer cloud services on its infrastructure in the future. However, with more than 1,000 hacks a day, security creates an important need on differentiating what they put in public versus private clouds. "We wouldn’t put anything material in nature outside the firewall," Hurd says.
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom talks to ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das about the company’s promise to deliver the Internet to television with its new Fios platform. The service will include social media widgets like Facebook and Twitter. Zafar describes the company’s approach to innovating in an economic downturn and where he stands on the net neutrality debate in Washington.
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom, describes how the company is responding to the current economic downturn by investing in growth and innovation as opposed to cost-cutting and automation.
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom, talks about how focusing on the growth of the company acts as a great incentive for employees to innovatively come up with ideas and create new business cases around those ideas.
The Aastra 9133i isn't the most visually appealing VoIP phone. However, it does have a lot of features and a large number of buttons providing easy access to those features.
The LinkSys SPA941 has some excellent usability features and is also a very attractive VoIP phone, although these good looks come at a premium price.
The slightly unusual styling of the Polycom SoundPoint IP 301 is likely to polarise opinion. The use of soft keys makes menu navigation easy, although sometimes nested paths make it a bit tedious. Keypad buttons are a bit small.
Polycom's Skype-orientated Communicator has its uses, but is unlikely to have a general application where it adds real value compared to alternative solutions.
An incremental upgrade to the Atom, the Atom Exec is an incredibly feature-rich, well-designed smartphone.
While not a necessity, the DWL-G730AP is a highly convenient, inexpensive tool for frequent travellers.
If you're looking for an 802.11g router and want a simple life, the Belkin Wireless G Router with Built-In USB Print Server comes highly recommended.
iBurst is a superb wireless broadband solution that's highly useful for the mobile business user, but users who don't require portability will likely find its price to be a deal breaker.
More suited to the medium-sized business with lots of phone activity rather than the occasional call, the IP290 allows you to grow into it. It's a solid piece of kit that will need little, if any, training to use.
While the speed and pricing plans make it appealing for those who aren't deskbound, Unwired's Wireless Card is cruelled by the lack of true mobility and the Sydney-only coverage, which itself is undeniably patchy.
Aggressive pricing, a slice of speed-boosting tech and a tempting 'unlimited' downloads plan puts Vodafone in pole position in the race for 3G datacard customers.
Acer's Aspire 9504 incorporates a lot of empowering technology, although its chief TV offering is rather weak.
As long as you're a metropolitan broadband user, Telstra BigPond Wireless Broadband delivers well, but it can't be said to be an inexpensive broadband option.
An 802.11g wireless router with an integrated ADSL modem suitable for multiple PC homes and small offices.
D-Link's DCS-5300G is no real match for a dedicated wired and monitored solution, but it's also nowhere near as expensive.