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Friday, October 31, 2014
The cloud and your health data: Who do you trust? Summary: Microsoft, Google and Apple are all looking to aggregate your health data, launch wearables and crunch your information in the cloud. How much does being an enterprise class cloud provider matter?
Why NASA Blew Up a Rocket Just After Launch A National Geographic staffer's on-scene account of the Antares rocket failure
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Alert! Websites Will Soon Start Pushing App-Style Notifications A new feature of most browsers will let them issue alerts through a PC or mobile operating system.
FTC says AT&T 'misled millions', charging for unlimited data but throttling speeds Summary: The cellular giant gets a second slap on the wrist by the federal regulator after the FTC accuses the company of misleading millions of its customers over unlimited data.
Rogue Tor node wraps executables with malware Summary: Researcher finds malicious Tor exit node which envelops Windows EXEs inside another Windows EXE which drops malware.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014
With Inbox, Google dares to be different The bold, new interface to Gmail likely will confuse and alienate a lot of people. But somebody needs to give us a better way to handle email overload.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Apple iOS8 and Yosemite: The latest privacy invasion Apple's latest operating systems, Mac OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, both transmit your search terms back to Apple by default and it's difficult to disable.
Friday, October 17, 2014
2015 will be the year you can buy HBO content without a TV subscription But it's unclear what the new standalone service will look like.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes trio of 'zero-day' flaws Monthly security update addresses two dozen vulnerabilities, including one being exploited as part of the "Sandworm" cyberattack.
Apple releases OS X Yosemite for Mac for free; iWork updated Summary: Apple's latest desktop operating system lands on existing and new iMacs and MacBooks for free. Also updated, the company's iWork productivity suite.
OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica Review For the first time in forever, the Mac could be noticed by someone.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Windows 10's very different way of updating Preview builds and multiple update speeds will make for an all-new Windows.
Multiple active zero-day vulnerabilities patched today Summary: Today's updates address serious holes in Windows that have been exploited for some time. The attackers exhibit a high level of sophistication.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Windows 10: Nine things you need to know Have burning questions about Microsoft's upcoming operating system? Here are some answers.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
5 Things You Should Know About Virtual Credit Cards If your credit card number gets compromised, you could find a big surprise on your next bill. But by paying with a virtual credit card, you vastly reduce the possibility of bogus charges.
iPhone and iOS: The Complete Newbie's Guide If you've never had a smartphone before, but just picked up an iPhone, here are all the little things you need to know.
Friday, October 03, 2014
HDTV Refresh Rates Explained: 60Hz, 120Hz, and Beyond Here's what you need to know about the HDTV refresh rate numbers game
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Which Browser is Best? Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Internet Explorer After several years as top dog, Google Chrome has finally been unseated by a familiar favorite that's been quietly rebuilding its appeal over the last several versions.
Microsoft christens the next version of Windows as Windows 10 Summary: Call it 'Threshold' no more. The next and last major version of Microsoft's Windows client operating system will be called Windows 10 when it is released next year.