Apple Dominates Tech Headlines
A study of mainstream news organizations' technology coverage shows enthusiasm for Apple and a focus on positive stories slightly more often than negative ones.
FCC Upgrades E-Rate Program
Providing users easier access to "dark" fiber networks and a new funding index formula to help keep pace with inflation are among the changes to the Universal Service Fund program.
Microsoft To Make Security Essentials Free To Smaller Businesses
Got 10 or fewer computers and users in your business and want to protect them for free? Next month Microsoft will make its Security Essentials anti-virus, anti-malware program available at no charge to businesses consisting of up to 10 users... as long as those users are running legit copies of Windows.
Amazon Refreshes Kindle Android App
The e-book smartphone app gains social networking with the inclusion of the Shelfari book network and adds screen orientation lock and full text search.
Nvidia Readies Next Generation GPUs
Kepler and Maxwell are scheduled for release in 2011 and 2013, respectively, with the latter offering 16 times the performance of the current generation Fermi GP GPU.
Ctera Extends Hybrid Cloud Storage Offering
A new storage appliance and updated firmware offer bare-metal backup and recovery, including to virtual machines, and live backup of Exchange, Active Directory and SQL Server.
E-Reader Users Buy, Read More Books
Harris Interactive poll finds that people with e-book devices are not only reading more than other Americans, but also more than they did before they owned the technology.
Microsoft Previews Small Business Server 7
Built on Windows Server 2008 R2, the office-oriented server suite for businesses with 25 to 75 users, includes Exchange Server 2010 SP1, SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Hyper-V support.
Google Seeks Allies Against Censorship
A new online transparency report shows which Google services are being blocked in different countries. Whether the U.S. will use this information to challenge censorship as a trade barrier remains to be seen.
E-Prescribing Use Continues To Grow
About 190 million prescriptions were sent electronically in 2009 and that's expected to increase to 300 million in 2010, according to Surescripts.
HP Updates Printer Line
Web, cloud and mobile-enabled printing capabilities headline a refresh of HP's printer, scanner and MFP offerings.
Is Zero Trust Any Way To Secure A Business?
Everything and everyone is a potential vulnerability, if not an outright threat. That's the message Forrester Research is sending, and it's a message well worth listening to.