Macrovision patched a critical bug in the update service software it licenses to third-party developers as a researcher warned users to expect attacks.
Apple quietly upgraded its MacBook laptop line last week to the same "Santa Rosa" Intel chip set used in the higher-priced MacBook Pro, but it didn't change the basic configurations or pricing.
A Taiwanese research group has developed 3D (three-dimensional) television picture technology that can be used on LCD (liquid crystal display) TVs as big as 42 inches, and believes such TVs will be on sale within two years.
Online privacy policies need to be easier to understand and more conspicuous because few people now actually read them, said panelists at a U.S. Federal Trade Commission workshop on targeted online advertising.
Serena Software plans to release Serena Prototype Composer this week, a free tool intended to make it easy to prototype business applications.
While political debate about broadband in Australia is a step forward, the exclusive focus on building network infrastructure is disappointing, according to Communications Alliance CEO, Anne Hurley.
Every single move you make online can, and often is, tracked by online marketers and advertising networks that gather and use the information for serving up targeted advertisements.
A University of Maryland researcher has come up with a method that he says could one day be used by companies to build nanoscale computer and mobile phone components faster and less expensively.
The mandate for Payment Card Industry (PCI) security compliance got attention this week from Akamai and IBM, as each promised new services oriented toward helping companies through the PCI audit process.
After being turned down earlier this year, it seems that MetroPCS is calling off its proposed marriage with Leap Wireless for good.
As many as one in six PCs may have active spyware or malware infections.
IBM has announced a program that will make it possible for its customers to document server energy savings -- and even trade them for cash, if they want, on emerging carbon markets.
EMC will double its investment in China to US$1 billion by 2012, making it the second major U.S. technology company in a week to expand its commitment to the Asian giant.
As if there weren't enough patent lawsuits flying around the telecommunications industry, Wi-LAN announced last week it has filed suit against 22 companies.
The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games' (BOCOG's) plans for a "high-tech" 2008 Olympics got off to a rocky start last week, when the online ticketing system for the games crashed under a crush of visitors shortly after tickets went on sale to the general public.
An IT manager at Intel says that the company wants to run its data centers "like an Intel factory," a strategy that includes a plan to consolidate 133 existing IT facilities into eight data center hubs.
A U.K. data recovery organization has warned Apple Macbook users that they risk potential data loss due to a design flaw on certain hard drives.
BEA Systems' board of directors should let company shareholders decide whether to accept Oracle's purchase offer of US$17 per share, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said. The bid has technically expired, but Oracle remains interested in BEA, eyeing its customers and share of the middleware market.
It doesn't include planned Leopard enhancements, but Firefox developers have released an update to their open-source software, fixing bugs that had been causing the browser to crash at startup, render Web pages improperly or disable add-ons for some users.
The United Nations, Google and Cisco Systems have launched a Web site that will track the progress toward decreasing global poverty by 2015.
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