The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Did the National Security Agency trick RSA, the security division of EMC, into including a crypto algorithm that was really an NSA cyber-espionage backdoor into the RSA BSAFE toolkit in order to propagate it through tech industry products?
By Ellen Messmer | 25 February, 2014 22:54
Got great ideas to solve world problems? Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt just might give you a lot of money for them.
By Sharon Gaudin | 24 February, 2014 20:31
A pair of organizations with ties to Microsoft today slammed a report that Google and European antitrust regulators were set to strike a deal without running it by them.
By Gregg Keizer | 29 January, 2014 19:38
RSA may have earned much of the criticism being heaped upon it for allegedly enabling a backdoor in one of its encryption technologies under a contract with the National Security Agency. But singling out the company for reproach deflects attention from the role that other technology vendors may have had in enabling the NSA's data collection activities.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 09 January, 2014 12:31
Apple mistimed the launch of the iPhone 5C and priced the smartphone too high, missing out on aggressive subsidies offered by Chinese mobile carriers during an important holiday.
By Gregg Keizer | 18 October, 2013 21:11
After a year with Marissa Mayer at the helm, Yahoo is no longer seen as a 'dead company walking,' according to one analyst.
By Sharon Gaudin | 17 July, 2013 10:11
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins' prediction that tablets would decline in popularity provoked debate on what will happen over the next five to 10 years to smartphones, tablets and laptops -- even wearable computers -- and what devices users might eventually prefer.
By Matt Hamblen | 01 May, 2013 19:08