Monday, October 13, 2014

No, the Windows 10 preview's keylogger will not steal your bank information

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No, the Windows 10 preview's keylogger will not steal your bank information
Word hit last week that the beta for Winodws 10 had a keylogger built in and the web went nuts. Understandable, but also wrong. Read More

WEBCAST: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Integrating Mobility with Unified Access
Meeting mobility demands of 4500 students, faculty and staff at a university is no small task. Join this Webcast to hear the Director of Enterprise Infrastructure explain the steps Abilene Christian University took to deliver a new level of student-faculty interaction. Learn More

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Who's to blame for Snapchat's massive nude photo leak?
It didn't take long for the finger-pointing to start after photos and images of more than 200,000 Snapchat users were leaked to the web this week. Read More

AT&T jabs Verizon for Redbox Instant failure, but misses on net neutrality
Responding to the recent demise of Verizon's failed attempt at developing a competitor to Netflix's streaming business, an AT&T executive tried to frame it as evidence that net neutrality isn't really necessary. Read More

HTC wants you to edit videos and take better selfies
The Zoe short automated video editor and cloud service is HTC's chance at creating an ongoing ecosystem that engages all smartphone users. Read More

How HTC's new RE camera and Eye smartphone will compete
Breaking with its tradition of announcing smartphone hardware, HTC launched the RE handheld camera and the HTC Eye smartphone, that compares to the HTC One M8 like the iPhone 5C compares to the 5S. Read More

After iOS 8's glitches, Apple might want to rethink its update strategy
Facebook and Android's approach to software releases isn't as fast or pervasive as Apple's, but these companies aren't at risk from a PR storm from a massive rollout of a buggy update. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Dell Software

The Top 10 Things DBAs Should Know About Toad for IBM DB2
Toad for IBM DB2 is a powerful tool for the database administrator. But it's some of its newer and lesser known features that provide the great productivity benefits in the DBA's day-to-day work. Do you know the top 10 features of Toad for IBM DB2? Download this white paper and find out. View now

First Nadella: Women shouldn't ask for raises. Second Nadella: Yes they should
Granted, it's impossible to know for sure what someone else actually believes, but the two viewpoints Nadella expressed mere hours apart last week would seem impossible to reconcile. Read More

OK, so maybe it's not the "Worst Product Ever"…
Retest shows that perhaps I was a bit harsh in my earlier assessment. After all, there's still Clippy and "Bob" and the "McDLT" to consider. Read More

IDG Contributor Network: How satellite loops could store data – or not
If you placed a satellite a light-year from earth, could you use the data stream to store data? A brace of Reddit users have discussed the matter and come up with an answer. Read More

Gartner: The super-smart drone in the corner office
Smart machines, drones, automation impact IT of the future. Read More

Top 10 Windows 10 Technical Preview feedback requests after 1 week
A week after trying out Windows 10 Technical Preview, here are the top 10 most requested feedback issues. Read More

WEBCAST: Code 42

Your Data Has Left the Building; How Can You Protect It?
Data creation and storage has shifted to the edge where work is conducted on endpoints—laptops, phones and tablets—and they're leaving your building every day. What can IT do to protect endpoint data that lives on the edge? Learn More

Cisco rolls out easy-to-use iWAN
Historically, "difficult to use" and "Cisco" have gone hand in hand. Cisco's new iWAN is an effort to get away from that. Read More

The Onion's 9 best bits about Microsoft
Poking fun at the software giant and founder Bill Gates since 1996 Read More

Eric Schmidt takes jab at Apple and Tim Cook over privacy
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt things the search giant has a leg up on Apple when it comes to user privacy protections Read More

How the Hong Kong protests can impact the Internet of Things
FireChat, the communication app of choice among Hong Kong protesters, is shedding light on mesh networking's potential benefit for the Internet of Things. Read More

The Internet is one step closer to universal HTTPs
EFF applauds CloudFlare CDN for rolling out universal HTTPs. Read More

IDG Contributor Network: Security flaw search engine Shodan adds reports
Shodan, a search engine, trawls the Internet for connected devices. Newly-added reports, along with mapping, can help identify and visualize security vulnerabilities. Read More

Adobe Digital Editions allegedly spying, scanning PCs, uploading logs to servers
Adobe Digital Editions is allegedly 'spying' by scanning PCs for any and all e-books -- even ones that have nothing to do with the app -- before uploading logs to an Adobe server. Read More


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