Data Leak Vulnerability In Android Gingerbread
Google's Android Gingerbread (version 2.3) operating system is affected by a data-leak vulnerability that is very similar to a vulnerability in an earlier version that was supposed to have been fixed.
Oracle Unveils 5TB Tape Drive
The StorageTek T10000C is built for the SL8500 Modular Library System, which can be expanded to 1 exabyte of storage for archiving and backup.
IBM Takes Social Business Mobile
Lotus-integrated social features for the Apple iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, and Nokia devices were unveiled at Big Blue's Lotusphere event in Orlando.
Backup Deduplication 2.0 Needs Better RAID
As we wrap up our series on what is needed in the next generation of backup deduplication devices, one of the key needs is going to be a better drive protection capability. Today most deduplication systems leverage RAID to provide that drive protection, however as capacities increase, RAID rebuild times are going to get worse. Vendors need to provide a better solution.
Facebook Expands Places Deals To Europe
Social network users in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the U.K. can now get discounts by checking in at Starbucks, Mazda, and other partner businesses.
Mobile Devices To Surpass PCs In 2011
It was inevitable that this time would come. Mobile phones have long since surpassed PC purchases but 2011 will be the first year that internet connected devices, not merely dumb phones, will surpass sales of full sized computers.
HHS Adds $80 Million For Health IT Grants
Funding will be divided among Regional Extension Centers, health information exchanges, and workforce training initiatives, said the Office of the National Coordinator.
Samsung Sells 2 Million Tablets
Samsung says sales of its Galaxy Tab Android tablet have surpassed the two million mark after three months. Can it maintain that pace?
Top 5 Handset Makers Of 2010 Ranked
Nokia, Samsung, and LG remain firmly entrenched atop the market share rankings, but innovation and the crucial smartphone segment will determine the rest of the pecking order in 2011, according to IDC.
Microsoft Embraces Jailbreakers
Microsoft's history has involved a bit of heavy-handedness against those that have tried to hack or jailbreak their systems. That seems to be changing with Windows Phone 7 and the Kinect motion sensor for the Xbox 360.
Lenovo, NEC Announce PC Joint Venture
Boosting share in the Japanese computer market is the goal of the alliance, which was announced the same day NEC reported a threefold increase net losses.
Top Features Absent From Windows 7
From dropping SteadyState to the lack of touch support, universal software updates, or third-party hardware support there's still a great deal missing from the Microsoft operating system. Some, inexplicably, didn't carry over from XP or Vista and others still haven't materialized despite widespread, ongoing demand. Why would Microsoft skimp on offering features that seem in their best interest to provide natively? One possibility is that they don't feel that way -- because they're waiting for so
Verizon Bundles Google Apps For SMBs
Deal continues trend of partnering with high-profile software companies to package business applications around its core voice and broadband products.
The Dark Side Of Remote Printing?
Having a printer that can reach out to the Web means having a printer that a hacker can reach out to. Should SMBs lose sleep over this?