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Google gets a helping hand from Microsoft, IBM, Red Hat

IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat and other IT vendors are lending a hand to Google to help build software that enterprises could use to manage their computerized workloads in the cloud.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Business Journal

The Take: HP hires Rackspace exec and USAA launches European investment group

The Take is a recurring blog featuring a daily rundown of news and views of interest to San Antonio.


Related Topix: Rackspace, Hewlett Packard, Telecom, IT Services, USAA, Insurance

Wall Street Journal

Cover, an Uber-Style Restaurant Payments App, Is Served With $5.5 Million

Cover , a mobile payments startup focused on restaurants, is the latest newly funded startup touting itself as the Uber-for-something.


Related Topix: Ipad, OpenTable, Groupon, iPod touch App, Science / Technology, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, CPU

Globe and Mail

Microsoft says 4.7-million computers freed after cyberbust

A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin May 21, 2013.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Reno, NV

Justice declines to pursue allegations that CIA monitored Senate Intel staff

The Justice Department has decided not to pursue accusations that the CIA spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee and allegations that committee staff slipped classified documents from a secure agency facility, McClatchy has confirmed.


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid

I4U Future Technology News

Chinese hackers infiltrated computers of U.S. government agency

Chinese hackers infiltrated computer networks of the United States Office of Personnel Management , the New York Times reported today.


Related Topix: Personnel Management, Human Resources

Bellingham Herald

Aug. 1 deadline for claims in computer settlement

The claims may be made under a $310 million settlement reached with Illinois and other states in a federal antitrust lawsuit.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

PC World

IBM rethinking decades-old computer design with $3 billion investment

IBM will pour $3 billion into computing and chip materials research over the next five years, as it rethinks computer design and looks to a future that may not involve silicon chips.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, IBM, CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Google Goes Mum on Glass Release Plans

During the Google I/O developers conference last month, and again in an interview last week, a company executive wouldn't say whether Glass would be released this year.



Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

Lenovo led the top 5 PC vendors in worldwide shipments for the second quarter of 2014, as total shipments suffered a slight drop.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

National Public Radio

PC Shipment Slump Bottoms Out

A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.


Related Topix: PC, Consulting, Gartner


7 Discoveries and Observations from the CES 2013 Conference Floor

These big and beautiful TV's show virtually no pixelation when displaying UHD content .


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Watches, Cameras, iPhone

Canada Online Explorer

Advocates for blind, deaf want more from Apple

Advocates for the blind are debating whether to use a carrot or a stick to persuade one of their oldest allies, Apple Inc, to close an emerging digital divide in mobile technology.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Audiology, Medicine, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, Social Software


Computer Implant Could Help Restore Memories

The human mind is a truly complicated creature, so much so that even until now, there is far less that we know about it compared to what we already do.


Related Topix: Gadgets

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

US nabs alleged Russian hacker - and Kremlin cries foul

US Secret Service agents arrested a Russian man indicted in federal court for stealing credit card accounts by hacking into personal and corporate computers yesterday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, US Secret Service, US News, World News


Microsoft debugs Explorer, Windows with Patch Tuesday updates

Another month of security updates from Microsoft means, once again, another round of fixes for the company's Internet Explorer Web browser, as well as a set of updates for the Windows operating system, for both the server and desktop editions.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Civil servant fired for privacy breaches, excessive Internet usage

A labour relations tribunal has upheld the firing of a civil servant who used his government computer to indulge his car obsession, complain about his job, store electronic music files, and attempt to cheat on staffing competitions.


PC World

Vulnerability in AVG security toolbar puts IE users at risk

Implementation issues with AVG Secure Search, a browser toolbar from antivirus vendor AVG Technologies that's supposed to protect users from malicious websites, could have allowed remote attackers to execute malicious code on computers.


Related Topix: Microsoft Windows, Mozilla, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Michael Dell: 'I'll care about Dell even after I'm dead'

For Michael Dell , taking the company private has been akin to gaining his entrepreneurial freedom.


Related Topix: Computers, Dell

Sentinel & Enterprise

Smartwatches targeted as next ad frontier

Even before wearable technology gains widespread popularity, advertising companies are devising ways to deliver marketing messages directly to people who don watches, glasses and headgear that double as computers.


Related Topix: Marketing, InMobi, World News, India, Google, Startups, Apple