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    Report: Google to Dump Windows Internally Due to Security Concerns

    Report: Google to Dump Windows Internally Due to Security Concerns
    Google is one of the most creative and powerful tech companies in the world, thus its actions are scrutinized at times.  However, it's hard not to see a bit of significance in this one -- Google is reportedly phasing out Windows due to security concerns.News of the plan broke as Google remains reeling from a major intrusion by Chinese hackers which occurred using ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Business PC Age Highest in a Decade, 74 Percent Running Windows XP

    Business PC Age Highest in a Decade, 74 Percent Running Windows XP
    Even as Windows 7 adoption in the business world heats up, Microsoft's Tammi Reller, Windows team CVP, has dropped some startling numbers that some say show just how poorly Windows Vista did.At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference, Reller stated that Microsoft's internal data indicates that 74 percent of business worldwide still run on Windows XP - an operating system that was released almost a decade ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Microsoft Responds to Google's Security Rejection

    Microsoft Responds to Google's Security Rejection
    Yesterday we contacted Microsoft seeking comment on the news that Google was dumping Windows at its headquarters due to "security concerns" and instead offering employees a choice between only a Mac or a Linux system.  The official response we received was that there was no response -- Microsoft wasn't yet commenting on the news.This morning, Windows Team member Brandon LeBlanc did at last issue an ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    FCC Asks Volunteers: Are Cable Providers Lying About Speeds?

    FCC Asks Volunteers: Are Cable Providers Lying About Speeds?
    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is in the midst of trying to deploy an unprecedented plan to provide a 100 Mbps public cable option to over 100 million American homes.  It plans to finance that ambitious plan by taking spectrum away from TV broadcasters and reselling it to wireless companies for use with devices like smartphones.  Part of the profits will go to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Why Google Android May Fail and Chrome OS Will Fail

    Why Google Android May Fail and Chrome OS Will Fail
    Android exists on a lot of products and appears to be successful, but the prognosis for the Chrome OS is dropping like a rock. This week, I thought I would go around and discuss Android with some of the folks who build and monitor the products and I got some interesting responses, which I will share here. There is an interesting ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: -25
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    AT&T: We Reveal Hackers' Locales

    AT&T: We Reveal Hackers' Locales
    AT&T's iPad 3G customers may soon be getting a lot more spam.  Last week, security analysts with Goatse Security exploited AT&T's overly permissive web interface to obtain 114,000 email addresses of iPad 3G buyers, including a host of A-list politicians, military officials, business chiefs, and celebrities.  Goatse Security previously indicated that it may have disclosed the flaw to interested third parties before it was closed, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Why Macintosh Skills Matter in Tech

    Once viewed as a plaything, the Macintosh is now the PC of choice for many hard-core technology professionals, and Macintosh skills are now an in-demand specialty among IT pros, rather than an afterthought. "The Mac will be coming soon to a company near you, if it hasn't already," says Brian Vaughn, executive vice president of Dataprise, a network support and ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Legal Firm Plans to Threaten up to 150,000 U.S. Citizens for Film Downloads

    Legal Firm Plans to Threaten up to 150,000 U.S. Citizens for Film Downloads
    Voltage Pictures, the producers of the film The Hurt Locker, made good on threats, filing suit against 5,000 owners of IP connections on which bittorrent downloads and uploads of the movie occurred.  The movie's producer even went as far as to say they hoped one critic of the lawsuit's family and kids ended up in jail.Now the legal brains behind the epic lawsuit, the U.S. Copyright ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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