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33 min ago | Bellingham Herald

Indiana Guard unit shows off high-tech devices

Senior Airman Joseph Bowlin of the Indiana National Guard's 181st Intelligence Wing knows all about communication and says that in military uses, communication equipment can help target enemy sites.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Cellphones, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, Vigo County, IN

4 hrs ago | PC World

Hardware hackathon hopes for new ideas on 3D printers, robots

A global hardware hackathon is asking entrants to "Build the Future," without placing restraints on what that means apart from a short list of qualifying rules.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Printers

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

China targets Apple for location-tracking apps

The CCTV report goes on to mention that those iPhone features can potentially put China's state secrets at risk.


Related Topix: iPhone


The Gameover Trojan program is back, with some modifications

Cybercriminals are trying to create a new botnet based on what is likely a modification of Gameover Zeus, a sophisticated Trojan program whose command-and-control infrastructure was taken over by law enforcement agencies at the beginning of June.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

West Australian

Demand for personal computers still erratic, outlook unstable

Improved demand for personal computers after years of declines may not last as emerging markets remain weak and recent corporate upgrades in the United States and Europe may prove fleeting.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Intel, Western Digital Corporation, Computers

Thrift stores sell damaged items to recyclers

But as the executive director of the St. Joseph County Council of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, she now knows there is a use for clothing that thrift stores can't resell.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, TV, Electronics

Canada Online Explorer

iPhone a danger to China's national security: state media

Chinese state media on Friday branded Apple Inc's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups


Source code for tiny 'Tinba' banking malware leaked

The source code for an impressively small but capable malware program that targets online bank accounts has been leaked, according to CSIS Security Group of Denmark.



Indicted Russian's family say he's innocent

Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn't have his medication.


Related Topix: US Secret Service, US News


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