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Zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint Protection

Symantec's Endpoint Protection product has three zero-day flaws that could allow a logged-in user to move to a higher access level on a computer, according to a penetration testing and training company.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: VC Investment in China Soars to New Heights

China's startups received a record amount of venture capital funding in the second quarter, driven by a flow of public offerings both at home and abroad and a pressing need for venture capital firms to deploy capital, Sonja Cheung reports for VentureWire .


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing


Hands on: Os X 10.10 Yosemite beta shows off a new look and features

During this year's World Wide Developer's Conference -- where software is introduced and released in beta form to developers and enthusiasts -- Apple execs revealed that they would ship a public beta of the latest Mac operating system, OS X 10.10, popularly known as Yosemite.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups


BlackBerry ups mobile security ante with Secusmart buy

BlackBerry said Tuesday that it will acquire Secusmart, a German mobile security company.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, iPhone

Detroit Free Press

Apple beefs up processors, memory in Macbook Pro

Apple unveiled upgraded Macbook Pro laptop computers that will boast faster processors and twice the memory for entry-level models.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Intel

WECT-TV Wilmington

Decoding Toyota's electric-car disdain: A role for fuel cells

While unveiling its fuel-cell vehicle last month-priced to undercut the Tesla Model S ever so slightly-Toyota's Global R&D Chief Mitsuhisa Kato offered some dismissive thoughts on battery-electric vehicles.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Tesla Model S, Tesla Roadster, Convertible


Canada says China tried to hack into key computer system

High-level Chinese hackers recently tried to break into a key Canadian computer system, forcing Ottawa to isolate it from the main government network, a senior official said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Canada


IBM 004

In support of the updated Climate Data Initiative announced by the White House today, IBM will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform to engage the public in their research.


Related Topix: IBM, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Virginia, University of Virginia, Alternative Energy, Energy


China probes Microsoft for operating...

A Chinese probe into Microsoft is probably targeting its "monopoly" of the country's operating systems market, state media said Tuesday, after the US software giant became the latest foreign firm under Beijing's scrutiny.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Microsoft, Startups

The Modesto Bee

New Mexico tax holiday starts Friday for shoppers

No tax will be imposed on computers up to $1,000, including tablets; and computer hardware costing no more than $500, including printers.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Business News

Customer Interaction Solutions

INSIDE Secure and Gemalto Sign a New Single-Wire-Protocol (SWP) License Agreement

INSIDE Secure , a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announced a new Single Wire Protocol license agreement with .


Related Topix: Inside, Science / Technology, CPU

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WPTV Local News

Apple welcomes back top Bitcoin wallet app

The software lets people receive and spend the increasingly popular digital currency Bitcoin.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Crain's New York Business

IBM, AT&T build tech to move data if disaster hits

When hurricanes come barreling toward land, people, airplanes and ships are relocated to avoid destruction.


Related Topix: IBM, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, UC Santa Barbara, Science, Computer Science


Back-to-school sales-tax holiday gets closer

A sales-tax holiday on back-to-school goods returns Aug. 1, 2 and 3, meaning the 7.5 percent tax won't be charged for certain goods that weekend.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, PC

Thewestmorland Gazette

South Lakeland branch of Barclays closed after leak damaged computer equipment

THE Kirkby Lonsdale branch of Barclays bank has been closed today after an air-conditioning unit leaked onto computer equipment.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England

ABC News

Gadget Watch: PadFone Novel as Phone-Tablet Hybrid

This summer, AsusTek Computer Inc. claims you don't need both a phone and a tablet - as long as you get its new PadFone X. The PadFone works like any other phone and has a screen that measures 5 inches diagonally.


Related Topix: iPhone

Asian Correspondent

Leaks confirm attacks on Hong Kong's press

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, owner of the Hong Kong and Taiwan newspaper Apple Daily.


Related Topix: PC

'iPhones allow extraction of personal data'

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicised techniques by Apple employees, the company acknowledged last week.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Computer Security, Science / Technology


'Halt and Catch Fire' Episode 9 Recap: It's a Mac Attack

In 1983, an IBM Personal Computer could set you back about $5,000; but that's just the price of the computer itself.


Related Topix: PC, IBM

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Siemens to transform electric cars into rolling computers

Siemens is developing new technology aimed at transforming electric cars into "rolling computers" controlled by a centralized computing architecture.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Gadgets