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  • Getting your data safely across the border

    Since the terrorist attack on the 9/11, the United States has sacrificed some freedoms and liberties in exchange for tighter security in an attempt to prevent future attacks. The ACLU has joined with other groups in filing a legal challenge to one such security measure that infringes on personal liberty--the practice of searching laptops without cause at border crossings. However, there are also other ways you can get your data across the border without having it accessed by the prying eyes of Big Brother.

    08 Sept. 10 06:33 Written by Tony Bradley
  • Android vs. iPhone is no easy call

    Google's Android mobile operating system proved a formidable rival to the wildly popular iPhone in a recent real-world test.

    08 Sept. 10 05:40 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Report: HP sues Mark Hurd

    Hewlett-Packard is suing its former CEO, Mark Hurd, who was named co-president of rival Oracle on Monday, according to a report on the Wall Street Journal's website.

    08 Sept. 10 04:43 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Freed journalist tricked captors into Twitter access

    A Japanese journalist freed over the weekend by captors in Afghanistan managed to send two Twitter messages before his release while teaching a captor how to access the Internet on a new cell phone, he said Tuesday.

    08 Sept. 10 04:25 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Hurd's job: Sell Oracle's Exadata vision

    The ascendancy of former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd to a co-president slot at Oracle could give the vendor's strategy of selling integrated systems a boost, according to some industry observers.

    08 Sept. 10 04:15 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Symantec updates Enterprise Vault, ties to Microsoft cloud apps

    Symantec Tuesday unveiled updated storage and backup gear, giving Enterprise Vault 9.0 a way to integrate archiving and discovery-related legal requests with Microsoft's cloud-based Business Productivity Online Services.

    08 Sept. 10 03:14 Written by Ellen Messmer
  • LG announces smartphones with dual-core processor

    LG Electronics on Tuesday announced a new series of smartphones with next-generation dual-core processors, which should provide a big leap in performance while maintaining device battery life.

    08 Sept. 10 03:00 Written by Agam Shah
  • HTML5 may help Web pages talk, listen

    Sometime in the near future, users might not only read Web pages but hold conversations with them as well, at least if a new activity group in the W3C (World Wide Consortium) bears fruit.

    08 Sept. 10 02:34 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Samsung A9 enters fray for more powerful mobile devices

    Samsung announced that it is entering the arena for dual-core mobile processors. Joining rival platforms like the Qualcomm Snapdragon and the Tegra 2, Samsung will soon have a dual-core A9 processor--codenamed "Orion"--available for smartphones and tablets.

    08 Sept. 10 01:46 Written by Tony Bradley
  • Police in Europe conduct raids over file-sharing sites

    Police across Europe conducted raids on Tuesday against ISPs and private individuals to collect evidence against several websites suspected of offering content to file-sharing networks without permission of the copyright holder.

    07 Sept. 10 22:37 Written by Jeremy Kirk
  • Gillard acknowledges NBN victory

    Prime Minister Julia Gillard invited Australians to reflect on the significance of Labor's National Broadband Network project going ahead, with its potential to deliver equivalent telecommunications pricing for the bush with metropolitan Australia.

    07 Sept. 10 18:17 Written by Renai LeMay
  • ICT industry reacts to Labor win and NBN

    The Australian ICT industry has been quick to react to the news that Labor will be able to form government following the support of Independent MPs, Rob Oakshott and Tony Windsor.

    07 Sept. 10 17:02 Written by Tim Lohman
  • In pictures: Six cool features in vSphere 4.1

    VMware's new release of its 'cloud operating system' for virtual machines boasts increased scalability and improvements in management functionality

    07 Sept. 10 16:29 Written by Computerworld Staff
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