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Website password strength meters, like a spouse asked to assess your haircut or outfit, often tell you only what you want to hear.
By Bob Brown | 27 March, 2015 02:29
Nintendo and DeNA team on mobile games...Opponents to spar at H-1B Senate hearing Tuesday...Apple said to have online TV service plans...and more tech news.
By IDG News Service staff | 17 March, 2015 22:43
In an effort to simplify authentication for its services, Yahoo has introduced a new mechanism that allows users to log in with temporary passwords that are sent to their mobile phones.
By Lucian Constantin | 17 March, 2015 01:24
Google has upped the ante in its appeal to Firefox users to restore its search engine as the default, embedding a prominent plea above the search results.
By Gregg Keizer | 17 March, 2015 01:15
Question-and-answer sites like Yahoo Answers may offer a quick way to ask questions and get answers, but they tend to be plagued by wisecracks, poor spelling, and generally low quality. On the other hand, a new site targeting this niche, Quora, is going to great lengths to keep quality high.
By Katherine Noyes | 21 January, 2011 12:00
Politics collided with the world of technology this year as stories about U.S. government spying stirred angst both among the country's citizens and foreign governments, and the flawed HeathCare.gov site got American health-care reform off to a rocky start. Meanwhile, the post-PC era put aging tech giants under pressure to reinvent themselves. Here in no particular order are IDG News Service's picks for the top 10 tech stories of the year.
By Marc Ferranti | 09 December, 2013 19:51
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
Google laid out its plan for the future of search at Google I/O, talking about a search engine for mobile and desktop that not only answers your questions but has a conversation with you and offers information before you even ask for it.
By Sharon Gaudin | 16 May, 2013 10:06
The following report, is based on a global survey of 706 IT and security professionals conducted in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The goal of the survey was to capture data on current attitudes and trends with mobile devices and IT security. This is the third survey on this topic and this report evaluates differences in responses to similar questions asked over the past two years.
- FTJunior Media Buyer - Sales CoordinatorNSW
- CCFront End Web Developer (Drupal)NSW
- CCMobile iOS DeveloperNSW
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- FT.Net Solution ArchitectNSW
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- FTBusiness Management - Account Director - Leading Entertainment ClientNSW
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Over the past several years, we’ve seen business requirements rapidly evolve and technologies continue to advance, yet the way many companies approach disaster recovery remains at a standstill. Tolerance for downtime is at an all-time low, and many organizations — and particularly their users — expect IT services to be “always-on.” Meanwhile, new virtualization and automation technologies have emerged that can help fill gaps in continuity plans, but many organizations have been slow to adopt them, thus widening the gap between business expectations and IT realities.
- Cheap mobile subscriptions the bait as Euro operators become more aggressive
- US lawmakers push for auctions of gov't spectrum
- Tech companies call on US to end bulk collection of metadata
- Amazon debuts bottomless storage plans for photos, data
- Mobile storage about to balloon with new 3D flash chips from Intel and Micron
- Galaxy S6 price starts at $650 off-contract, 19% more for Edge
- Many password strength meters are downright WEAK, researchers say
- At F8 today, virtual reality may be next phase of social networking
- ZTE's Nubia Z9 Max phablet packs a powerful camera
- Spartan forecast: Browser of choice for 1 in 7 Windows users within a year
- Microsoft to simplify Azure migration with bigger VM drives
- Will embedded and middleware help save Blackberry?
- Facebook's iOS UI development framework goes open source
- Uber's Amsterdam office raided by Dutch authorities
- E-commerce companies face EU antitrust probe