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44 min ago | Detroit Free Press

Apple preview: What to expect in iOS 8

The upgrade to the iOS mobile operating system brings new features to iPhone users- even if you don't buy the new model.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iBooks, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, JibJab, iCloud, Science / Technology

4 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

Stars angry over hacked nude photos

Celebrities including Emma Watson have hit out at hackers suspected of leaking hundreds of naked pictures and explicit videos of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Jessica Brown-Findlay, A Good Day to Die Hard

4 hrs ago | The Independent

Online shoppers favour smartphones and tablets over desktop computers

Shoppers are spending more time checking out shopping websites on their mobile phones and tablets than on desktop computers for the first time ever, according to new research.


8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Pushing the Start button on a computer science curriculum for K-12 schools

A student works during a Girls Who Code class at Adobe Systems in San Jose. The issue of teaching computer science in K-12 schools has picked up steam in politics and pop culture.


Related Topix: Startups, Omniture, Serious Business, Adobe Systems, Advertising

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Why hackers may be stealing your credit card numbers for years

While conducting a penetration test of a major Canadian retailer, Rob VandenBrink bought something from the store.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

America's favorite six-figure jobs

The nationwide median household income was $53,891 as of June, according to Sentier Research, down nearly 5% from where it was at start of the recession.



Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Bioinformatics, Science, Biotech, Science / Technology, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Genetics, Medicine, Computer Science


Reconnaissance code on industrial software site points to watering hole attack

Attackers have rigged the website of an industrial software firm with a sophisticated reconnaissance tool, possibly in preparation for attacks against companies from several industries.


Related Topix: AlienVault, Science / Technology, Computer Security


Re: whither 3D Tv?

I think one of the main issues is resolution and field of view. When you are looking at 3D for it to be real looking you need to have a wide field of view which is very hard to to in anything but a theater.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

The Independent

Is Apple's iCloud safe after leak of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities' nude photos?

James Vincent is Science and Technology Reporter for The Independent online, and his work appears in print too.


Related Topix: iCloud, Science / Technology, PayPal, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Computer Security

AnandTech founder puts down the pen, joins Apple

If you've been enjoying some of the words spewing from Anand Lal Shimpi over at AnandTech, you might be missing it from now on.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Alienware's New Area-51 Gaming Desktop Is An Oddly-Shaped Computer

Alienware has been known in the past to create some pretty funky-looking computers with glowing lights and whatnot, although safe to say that the company's latest computer is out of this world.


Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Science / Technology, CPU, Gadgets

Caribbean News Now!

Testing reveals school computers in Trinidad infected with spyware

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .


Related Topix: Spyware, Science / Technology, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America, Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Laptops/Notebooks

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Faster magnetic memory switching promises new use cases

A team of researchers at the A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing, led by Chee Kwan Gan, has come up with techniques to improve Computer hard drives store data by writing magnetic information onto their surfaces.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

CNet News

Intel to Talk IoT, Wearables, Server Chips at IDF

Officials say the company wants its silicon in all areas of computing, a strategy that will be highlighted during the annual convention in September.


Related Topix: Startups, DLP Mobile, Intel, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, CPU

Times Herald

How to check your Internet connection

Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure. How can I tell that it's not just me? A. I suspect a great many Time Warner Cable subscribers were asking variations of this question Wednesday How to check your Internet connection Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Google, Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Apple gears up for big unveiling

The Sept. 9 launch, which is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch, will be in the same Silicon Valley venue where Apple's late co-founder, Steve Jobs, took the wraps off the original Mac computer 30 years ago.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone, Steve Jobs, Ipad, Science / Technology, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014


AnandTech Founder Anand Lal Shimpi Retires From Writing

We don't always note when fellow tech writers hang up their hats, as those posts can start to seem a bit inside baseball-y.


Computer wizards converge on LSU to test their skills

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Austin Wells from Southern Methodist University uses hand gestures to interact with software Saturday, August 30, 2014 at GeauxHack, the first ever 24-hour "hackathon" at LSU, sponsored by LSU STEM Talent Expansion Program and LSU computer science department program.


Related Topix: Southern Methodist University


Dell study: CryptoWall ransomware infected 625K computers, earning...

Dell study: CryptoWall ransomware infected 625K computers, earning creators over $1.1M - CryptoWall surpasses CryptoLocker in infection rates - With CryptoLocker seemingly out of commission, its less well-known twin CryptoWall has stepped out of the shadows and thrived


Related Topix: Dell