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Ten basic steps to secure your PC and online accounts

Ten basic steps to secure your PC and online accounts

The explosion of malware attacks and high-profile password and data breaches serve as confirmation that resourceful hackers are determined to break into your computer and online accounts. It's time to pay attention to these issues and follow some basic steps to stay secure while using your PC and surfing the web.

July 12, 2012 by in Security

Staying current with Microhoo

CNET News.com's Editor in Chief Dan Farber and Charles Cooper discuss the tangled web that is Microsoft and Yahoo. Also, they delve deeper into the latest news and speculate what the near future might bring for each company. Could Microsoft be interested in Facebook too?

May 19, 2008 in Social Enterprise

JavaOne '08: Sun demos JavaFX platform

Here's a look at Sun Microsystems’ new JavaFX application, with Flickr and Twitter feeds running in Facebook within the browser, dragged to the desktop, and then put on a mobile phone. Sun Microsystems executives Rich Green and Nandini Ramani showed the JavaFX environment at the JavaOne Conference in San Francisco. The rich Internet application environment is part of Sun's effort to let consumers innovate, and is set to compete with Adobe's AIR and Microsoft's Silverlight.

May 6, 2008 in Social Enterprise

Yahoo CTO talks up Open Strategy

At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Chief Technology Officer Ari Balogh says he's working on "rewiring Yahoo from the inside out" through a developer platform called Yahoo Open Strategy. YOS' goal is to help Yahoo's front page, plus properties such as Yahoo Mail, offer a more relevant and contextualized user experience. Users will also be able to add applications from Yahoo and third parties on various pages.

April 24, 2008 in Social Enterprise

Travelocity CTO: Barry Vandevier

Barry Vandevier, CTO of online travel site Travelocity and CIO of the company's parent Sabre Holdings talks to ZDNet editor-in-chief, Dan Farber about his company's efforts to deploy Web 2.0 technologies, such as Ajax and mashups, for the next generation of online travel. He also discusses Travelocity's green strategy--a program that allows users to purchase "carbon offsets" when booking travel.

July 24, 2007 in Social Enterprise

Larry Tesler: From Xerox PARC to Yahoo

In a Super Techies interview, ZDNet Editor-in-chief Dan Farber talks with Larry Tesler, Yahoo's vice president of user experience and design, about the history of human/computer interaction. Tesler also discusses his early work at Xerox PARC and Apple and his current role: redesigning the interface for the Yahoo front door.

July 13, 2007 in Social Enterprise

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