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  • Hackers exploit new Java zero-day bug

    Just five days after a Google researcher published information of an unpatched Java bug, a compromised song lyrics site is sending users to a Russian attack server exploiting the flaw to install malware, an antivirus firm said today.

    15 April 10 06:30 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • 'IT genome' an effort to map tech 'DNA'

    IT discovery vendor BDNA on Wednesday unveiled Technopedia, what it calls the world's first "IT Genome," a regularly updated encyclopedia of information on every type of enterprise software and hardware platform.

    15 April 10 06:08 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • HP expands client consulting services

    Hewlett-Packard has expanded its consulting services to help enterprises get a better handle on the range of new client devices and software that have recently been introduced to the market, the company announced Wednesday.

    15 April 10 06:01 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Dell taking smartphone business to new areas

    Dell on Tuesday announced a partnership with telecommunications provider Telefonica to develop mobile products and services, which would expand its smartphone business in Latin America and Europe.

    15 April 10 05:32 Written by Agam Shah
  • Storage pros envision pools of capacity

    The data center of the future will be a set of commodities, speakers and attendees of Storage Networking World said at the conference on Tuesday.

    15 April 10 05:21 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • NetSuite hooks up with Amazon's storage cloud

    NetSuite has integrated its on-demand ERP (enterprise resource planning) software with Amazon Web Services' Simple Storage Service (S3), the company announced Wednesday in conjunction with its annual partner and developer conference in San Francisco.

    15 April 10 05:01 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Microsoft tweaks Windows service pack support

    Microsoft yesterday modified its support policy on service packs, and will now take calls from customers running outdated editions of Windows.

    15 April 10 04:56 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Startup pushes Hadoop via spreadsheet

    A startup called Datameer is offering a simpler way for business analysts to use Hadoop, the open-source framework for large-scale data processing on clusters of commodity hardware.

    15 April 10 04:24 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Biz Stone says Twitter has 105 million users

    Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams shared some long-awaited usage figures for the service and sought to assure developers that Twitter is becoming a stable platform for building applications, as they kicked off the first-ever developer conference in San Francisco Wednesday.

    15 April 10 04:20 Written by James Niccolai
  • Facebook Overhauls Safety Center

    In the wake of high profile cyber-bullying cases -- such as the one that led to a teenage suicide in 2006 -- social networking sites have been tightening the belt on Internet security.

    15 April 10 02:43 Written by Brennon Slattery
  • Researcher shows new clickjacking methods

    A computer security researcher has released a new browser-based tool that can be used to experiment with next-generation "clickjacking" attacks along with details of the four new techniques.

    15 April 10 02:36 Written by Jeremy Kirk
  • Intel says its Light Peak optical cables may succeed USB

    Intel sees its Light Peak technology for linking devices by optical cable as potentially succeeding USB 3.0, a change that in several years could mean the disappearance of a port used almost universally in gadgets today.

    15 April 10 02:14 Written by Owen Fletcher
  • Intel unveils Queensbay family of Atom microprocessors

    Intel on Wednesday announced a line of microprocessors for the embedded processor market aimed at a range of products, from digital signs and electronic car dashboard systems to digital cash registers, IP phones and digital blackjack machines.

    15 April 10 00:16 Written by Dan Nystedt
  • Facebook beefs up site against hackers

    Facebook is employing aggressive legal means in combination with technical measures in order to stop hackers from abusing its social-networking site, according to its chief security officer, Max Kelly.

    14 April 10 19:49 Written by Jeremy Kirk
  • Intel to launch dual-core Atom processor this quarter

    Intel will introduce a dual-core Atom processor this quarter as it tries to improve the performance of the inexpensive, low-power chips, CEO Paul Otellini said during an earnings conference call on Tuesday.

    14 April 10 15:51 Written by Agam Shah

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