A configuration problem in Facebook's popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person's account if they're both on the same public Wi-Fi network.
By Jeremy Kirk | 29 July, 2014 15:47
Consumer advocacy group Choice has criticised anti-piracy proposals contained in a leaked government discussion paper as likely to be ineffective and failing to deal with the root causes of unauthorised downloading of content.
By Rohan Pearce | 29 July, 2014 14:43
A network testbed being constructed just south of San Francisco will help carriers and vendors develop standards for better cloud services, the CloudEthernet Forum says.
By Stephen Lawson | 29 July, 2014 11:13
If you like to send messages via Facebook when you're on the move, get ready to download a new app.
By Zach Miners | 29 July, 2014 10:29
Mozilla today ditched the "interim" label for Chris Beard and appointed him CEO.
By Gregg Keizer | 29 July, 2014 06:25
Google has launched a new project, dubbed the Baseline Study, that seeks to develop a greater understanding of what it means to be healthy.
By Sharon Gaudin | 29 July, 2014 05:58
The preview of Apple's OS X Yosemite public beta last week resulted in a tripling of the upgrade's share of online traffic.
By Gregg Keizer | 29 July, 2014 05:52
In the hot market for big-data products and services, sometimes even competitors must work together for the common good.
By Joab Jackson | 29 July, 2014 05:48
Facebook sparked criticism over a study in which it manipulated the feeds of some of its users, but the dating site OkCupid says what Facebook did is normal, and that in fact it has run its own user-behavior tests.
By Zach Miners | 29 July, 2014 05:41
The "Bring Your Own Identity" (BYOID) trend in which websites let users authenticate using identities established through Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, Amazon, Microsoft Live, Yahoo or other means raises some questions in the minds of IT and business managers. And a survey conducted by Ponemon Institute shows a vast difference in how the IT and business sides think about this so-called BYOID method of authentication.
By Ellen Messmer | 29 July, 2014 04:51
Rimini Street is continuing to rapidly grow revenue for its third-party software support business despite its ongoing litigation with Oracle.
By Chris Kanaracus | 29 July, 2014 04:29
Officials today from the China government appeared at four Microsoft offices, but the purpose of the visits was unclear.
By Gregg Keizer | 29 July, 2014 03:07
Microsoft's Office 365 "rent-not-buy" subscription service is at an annual revenue run-rate of more than half a billion dollars.
By Gregg Keizer | 29 July, 2014 02:25
Social networking sites in China that are modeled on Facebook are having a hard time holding on to users, with customers like Beijing resident Shi Yunfeng, drifting away to newer services.
By Michael Kan | 28 July, 2014 22:57
Firefox users who don't like the changes to the browser's new tab page have multiple options.
By Gregg Keizer | 28 July, 2014 22:54
The percentage of Microsoft current and former employees who approve of CEO Satya Nadella has dropped since the company announced layoffs.
By Gregg Keizer | 28 July, 2014 20:15
BSA | The Software Alliance has settled a software copyright breach case out of court with a Melbourne-based recruitment firm that used unlicensed copies of Office 2007 Enterprise.
By Computerworld Staff | 28 July, 2014 12:14
Design is not just how your product looks, it’s how it works and fits together. That’s a mantra espoused by everyone from Steve Jobs to Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes. And it’s true.
By Jonathan Lui, co-founder and COO, Airtasker | 28 July, 2014 12:00
Look for Apple to "set the world on fire" later this year with huge sales of the next iPhone.
By Gregg Keizer | 27 July, 2014 05:15
A bill that allows consumers to unlock their cellphones for use on other carriers passed its last hurdle in Congress on Friday, opening the way for it to become law once it is signed by President Barack Obama.
By Martyn Williams | 26 July, 2014 05:49
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