Breaking rocks is one thing, but breaking monitors is a potential health hazard for US federal prisoners and prison employees, according to a US government review that faulted safety practices at one correctional facility where electronics equipment is recycled.
A surprisingly large number of small and midsize businesses appear to be either blissfully unaware of or uncaring about the online security threats they face, according to a survey conducted by security vendor McAfee.
Security vendor Sophos plans to acquire Utimaco, a German company specializing in software that aims to prevent sensitive data from escaping corporate networks, an increasing focus with the rise in data breaches.
Back in June, Scott Wickware, the new general manager of the WiMax unit for Nortel Networks, became alarmed when press reports began circulating that Nortel had jettisoned its WiMax high-speed wireless business.
Existing wireless-LAN intrusion-prevention systems have a blind spot: Until they're upgraded, they can't detect radio signals from 802.11n WLAN gear.
Motorola has agreed to acquire wireless LAN security vendor AirDefense for an undisclosed sum, adding to its arsenal of enterprise network products.
IBM has agreed to buy French software company Ilog for around US$340 million. IBM plans to combine Ilog's business rules management systems with its own business process management and business optimization tools, it said Monday.
Mobile phones have always been about helping you keep in touch. Now they're helping you stay healthy.
Another company is preparing to sell Intel-based computers that can run Apple's Mac OS X. But unlike a US clone maker that's been sued by Apple, Open Tech won't pre-install the operating system on its machines.
Oracle on Monday filed an amended complaint in its ongoing lawsuit against SAP, charging that top executives bought SAP's TomorrowNow subsidiary even while knowing it had an "illegal" business model.
Open source software is critical to the growth of both software-as-a-service and cloud computing, and cloud-based computing in turn is making it easier for open source vendors to lower costs, the analyst firm Saugatuck says in a new research note.
A company is now selling what it calls the "world's cheapest laptop," which at US$130, is not a bad deal if you can bear some hardware limitations.
You know a bug is Big News when it makes National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," the network's afternoon drive-time show.
Dell's recent software patch to control heating problems caused by faulty Nvidia graphics cards has attracted a fierce response from unhappy users, who say Dell is shying away from addressing the larger problem of bad hardware.
Facebook is strengthening its product development team at the expense of Mozilla, whose vice president of engineering will join Mark Zuckerberg's social networking company.
The high-profile sabotage this month of the city of San Francisco's fiber backbone network clearly shows both the extent of damage a disgruntled employee can cause and the need for controls to mitigate the risk of such actions.
While there has never been a shortage of so-called "Google killers" -- start-ups aiming to beat the search giant with a better mousetrap -- few have generated fanfare like Cuil. The start-up company's search engine, also called Cuil (pronounced cool), offers an index that's three times larger than any other search engine, its founders say.
Apple has not yet patched a critical Domain Name System (DNS) bug in its Mac OS X operating system, analysts and security researchers noted today as some criticized the company for dragging its feet.
Glowing results from tests into the effectiveness of Internet Service Provider (ISP) content filters have buoyed the government's clean-feed internet scheme
Just as the news hit about the unveiling of a US$130 laptop, Gartner Monday released a report stating that a $100 laptop still is three years away.
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