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Archived Since:February 2, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Nvidia cuts high-end graphics card prices to fight AMD

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

In a textbook example of why competition is good, Nvidia has dropped the price on two of its high-end graphics cards, presumably to keep up with rival AMD. Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 780 (shown above) is getting the largest price cut, from $649 to $499. Show More Summary

Google's European antitrust remedies don't cover google.com searches

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

Google's proposal aimed at dodging a fine from the European Commission for allegedly breaking competition rules doesn't include any changes to how search results are presented on the Google.com domain. European Commission sources confirmed...Show More Summary

ATM malware may spread from Mexico to English-speaking world

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

A malicious software program found in ATMs in Mexico has been improved and translated into English, which suggests it may be used elsewhere, according to security vendor Symantec. Two versions of the malware, called Ploutus, have been discovered, both of which are engineered to empty a certain type of ATM, which Symantec has not identified. Show More Summary

EU leaders: Data protection essential to digital economy

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

European Union leaders have given themselves room for maneuver in implementing new data protection laws, while pledging to introduce them in a timely fashion. All 28 leaders of the E.U. member states discussed issues of data protection,...Show More Summary

NSA spied on 35 world leaders according to leaked document

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

The U.S. monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders, according to a National Security Agency document provided by its former contractor, Edward Snowden, according to The Guardian newspaper. The names of the world leaders is...Show More Summary

US court rules warrant required for GPS tracking of vehicles

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

A U.S. appeals court has ruled that police must obtain a warrant prior to using a GPS device to track a vehicle, deciding on an unaddressed issue in an earlier Supreme Court order. The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third...Show More Summary

Application portability across devices takes a step forward

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

The HSA Foundation has released a new specification that could help run programs faster across devices with different configurations, which should make it easier to export games and applications from gaming consoles to PCs and smartphones. Show More Summary

Application-layer DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

The number of DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks that target weak spots in Web applications in addition to network services has risen during the past year and attackers are using increasingly sophisticated methods to bypass defenses, according to DDoS mitigation experts. Show More Summary

Nokia takes on low-cost Androids with trio of Asha phones

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

Nokia hopes to better compete with low-end Android devices with three new Asha phones, including the Asha 503 with 3G for US$99. The Asha family has become important for Nokia, as its Windows Phone-based Lumia devices are still too expensive to appeal to a broad swathe of consumers in developing countries. Show More Summary

Spec standoff: Nokia Lumia 1520 vs HTC One Max

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

Two new smartphones are going after customers who want supersized screens: Nokia's new Lumia 1520, launched Tuesday, runs Windows Phone and HTC's One Max is an Android offering. But how do the two stack up side-by-side? It's time for...Show More Summary

Cracked Windows RT 8.1 update fixed, back in the Windows Store

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

The Windows RT 8.1 update is back on the Windows Store, days after Microsoft took it down in response to installations that went wrong and left users with devices that couldn't boot up. The bug affected only Surface RT tablets, which are made by Microsoft. Show More Summary

SAP set to preach the HANA gospel to developers

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

SAP is unveiling a series of enhancements, services and deployment options for its HANA in-memory computing platform in hopes of enticing more partners and customers to begin building software products with the technology. Some 1,000...Show More Summary

Nokia hopes camera tech will give its Lumia 2520 Windows RT tablet a boost

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

Nokia has added a tablet and two large-screen smartphones to its Lumia family, and is once again counting on its camera technology to attract buyers. The Lumia 1320 and Lumia 1520, revealed at the Nokia World event in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, both have 6-inch screens. Show More Summary

Grand Theft Auto 5 Review: Small men in a big world

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

GTA V is a game with an awe-inspiring open world and a troubling narrative.

Beyond Caching: Google engineers reveal secrets to faster Web sites

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

In the fiercely competitive world of Internet services, Google constantly seeks ways to speed up the delivery of content to its hundreds of millions of users. At the O'Reilly Velocity conference this week in New York, two Google engineers presented some of their favorite tips and research for expediting delivery of Web pages and applications. Show More Summary

5G will have to do more than send speed up your phone, Ericsson says

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

For consumers looking forward to 5G mobile technology for super-high speed, network giant Ericsson says there will be more to it than that -- and less. A 5G mobile standard isn't in formal development yet and isn't likely to be in commercial...Show More Summary

SupportPay aims to make child support transparent

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

In relationships, two areas that often cause friction are money and poor communication. So when a divorced couple needs to communicate with each other over child support payments, arguments can easily ensue. Support Pay, from Santa Clara-based...Show More Summary

Facebook lets teenagers share posts publicly

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

Teenagers on Facebook might want to take a little more time perfecting their next "selfie," because they can now broadcast it to the world. Facebook amended its rules on Wednesday to let those aged 13 to 17 make their posts "public" on the social network. Show More Summary

Don't drop your Kindle Fire HDX, because it's a pain to repair

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX may be an absolutely stunning slate, but under the hood, iFixit says it's a repairability nightmare.

The most pirated movies are the hardest to buy online

last yearTechnology : BizFeed

A new website compares top movie torrent downloads to the movie's legal availability, and it doesn't look good for Hollywood.

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