Twitter, Not Rock 'N' Roll, Saved My Soul
I'm getting lots of questions about whether Twitter and other microblogging sites can and should be used in the enterprise, to which I say, "Can you afford not to?"
Google Launches Google Video For Business
The company is using its Google Apps business to provide the infrastructure necessary to search videos, restrict access to them, rate them, comment on them, and download them.
BlackBerry Wins Versus Windows Mobile For Google Apps Mail
After a flawed experience with one of the first Windows Mobile-based Motorola Q's, Microsoft outfitted me with a Samsung SCH-i760 smartphone which, from an industrial design perspective, is one of the best designs for a smartphone I've ever experienced (more on that in a second). Unfortunately, integrating WinMobile 6.0's version of Outlook with Google Apps-based Gmail was so problematic that I gave up in favor of a company-furnished BlackBerry. Bla
Smartphone Apps For The Rest Of Us
Even if you use Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon -- or don't have an iPhone for your AT&T connection -- you can still get games, music, location-based services, and other mobile content on your phone. Here's how.
Google Unveils Android's App Store
A competitor to Apple's App Store, the Android Market will allow users to browse, purchase, install, and rate applications on Android handsets.
Sony Readies Thinnest 40-Inch LCD HDTV
The TV includes LED backlighting to produce higher contrast, boosts standard images to high-definition 1080p quality, and uses technology that shows all the colors the eye can see.
Biden's Record Is Inconsistent On Cyber-Rights Issues
Joe Biden has a mixed record on privacy and Internet civil liberties issues. He often votes with the FBI and media companies against consumers and citizens. He sponsored legislation designed to make it illegal to circumvent copy-protection -- even on content and devices you legally own. He also sought to weaken encryption, and introduce a bill like the controversial PATRIOT Act long before 9/11. But in other areas he's defended privacy and cyber-rights.
What Do SMB Wi-Fi Customers Want?
A good percentage of small to medium businesses are planning to upgrade to 802.11n in the next 12 months, according to a survey from ABI Research.
Linux Systems Being Hit By SSH-Key Attacks
The attack appears to rely on stolen SSH keys to gain access to a system and then uses a local kernel exploit to gain root access, whereupon it installs the "phalanx2" rootkit.
iPhone Password Flaw Discovered
Once the emergency call keypad is accessed through the passcode entry screen, a person only needs to double tap the home button.
Nokia Continues Its Cell Phone Dominance
The dual strategy of targeting developing countries with low-cost mobile phones and instituting price cuts for its mid-tier devices helped propel its momentum, Gartner said.
Obama Texts His VP Choice: Even When He Loses, He Wins
Okay, so the Obama campaign's idea to text message everyone who provided the campaign with their cellphone number his choice of Joe Biden as his running mate didn't work out too well from the breaking news angle. The news was leaked out well before many people were woken up in the middle of the night to their cellphones vibrating with misplaced excitement. But in other ways ï¿¼ namely branding and information gathering ï¿¼ the move was a stroke of genius.
Configuration Tools Become Key Management Driver
Whatï¿¼s attached to your network? With user requirements constantly changing and an increased emphasis on mobility, the answer to that question is often elusive at small and medium enterprises. Consequently, these firms have been paying more attention to configuration management software.
Acer Drops Mini-Notebook Prices
The Windows or Linux-based PCs include 1.6 GHz Atom processors, built-in Webcams and Wi-Fi support, and a three-cell rechargeable battery.
Nations Respond To Google Earth Threat
From banning Google Earth to simply ignoring the mapping service, countries are working to deal with potential security violations arising from the images Google makes available online.
'Mad Men' Characters Get Twitter Accounts
Characters on the prime-time soap opera Mad Men are getting accounts at Twitter, where they post in-character comments about the goings-on at the hard-drinking, hard-smoking, sexed-up Sterling Cooper ad agency. However, the characters are at war with Twitter management, who are suspending accounts for copyright violations.