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US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge

US to appeals court: Reject Apple's challenge to antitrust monitor imposed in NY e-book case NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Depart...

Jan 25 2014, 4:32am CST

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the d...

Jan 24 2014, 8:45am CST

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

The Apple Macintosh And 30 Years Of Changing

Today marks the 30 year anniversary of the Apple Macintosh personal computer, a tool that I have used almost every day of my pr...

Jan 24 2014, 1:08am CST

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

BlackBerry Stock Surges Surprisingly

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry continued its surprising stock rally on Wednesday, bringing it up over 26% over the last...

Jan 23 2014, 3:00am CST

BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by fellow officer

BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by fellow officer

Police are looking into the possibility of accidental gun discharge. A case of mistaken identity is also another angle....

Jan 23 2014, 2:59am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task fo...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

Homeland Security Hauls Man From Movie Theater For Wearing Google Glass

Homeland Security Hauls Man From Movie Theater For Wearing Google Glass

It was bound to happen sooner or later: a man has had his Google Glass headset ripped from his face and been questioned by the...

Jan 22 2014, 12:52pm CST

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around th...

Jan 22 2014, 9:38am CST

Time has Come for Bigger iPhone 6

Time has Come for Bigger iPhone 6

Another week brings more rumors of an iPhone 6 with a bigger screen; this time around the skinny from a Chinese analyst is that...

Jan 21 2014, 1:24pm CST

Fireweb, LG's first ever Firefox OS based handset shows up at the CES

Fireweb, LG's first ever Firefox OS based handset shows up at the CES

Korean tech. giant, LG's first-ever Firefox OS based handset has already been making the Latina rounds in the Brazil, wher...

Jan 20 2014, 6:24am CST

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

The tax forms that are being distributed to ordinary citizens are facing a dearth in quantity. And this paucity of paper rigmar...

Jan 20 2014, 3:59am CST

Utah police officer kills wife, mother-in-law, and children

Utah police officer kills wife, mother-in-law, and children

Utah has seen another tragedy this week. Joshua Boren murdered his own family on Thursday night, police said....

Jan 18 2014, 12:25am CST

Actually Two Attacks In One, Target Breach Affected 70 to 110 Million Customers

Actually Two Attacks In One, Target Breach Affected 70 to 110 Million Customers

The latest reports from Reuters indicate that six additional large U.S. retailers have ongoing point of sale (POS) data breache...

Jan 17 2014, 10:51pm CST

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program

President Obama: The reforms I'm proposing today should give the American people greater confidence that their rights are...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31pm CST

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management

Cloud Computing's Paradox: More IT, But Less IT Management

Wither the information technology department?  There’s been no end to speculation as of late, as employees bring their own devi...

Jan 17 2014, 1:31pm CST

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

The Hackett store that opened on London’s Regent Street in November 2013 is one of the most imposing retail outlets on one of t...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

I4U news

AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end

AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data WASHINGTON (AP) — Pre...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies?

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies?

World leaders are about to gather in Abu Dhabi to discuss how to feed the global energy appetite with the cleanest fuels and th...

Jan 17 2014, 5:41am CST

Ohio executes convicted killer using new two-drug procedure

Ohio executes convicted killer using new two-drug procedure

Ohio has executed a convicted criminal using a new two-drug system that was never tested in the U.S....

Jan 17 2014, 1:02am CST

I4U news

Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor

NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment NEW YORK (AP) — A judge...

Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

I4U news

Cybersecurity chief had qualms over health website

HHS cybersecurity chief says health care website tests didn't follow security 'best practices' WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts

Banks worldwide may not like FATCA, the massive American disclosure law. But most banks everywhere are still lining up to compl...

Jan 16 2014, 12:56am CST

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

It’s an endless parade, one  top-down proposal after another from Washington. Having just presided over another 80,000 pages of...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

More Professional Sports Teams Are Thinking Green, To Please Fans And Make Money

More Professional Sports Teams Are Thinking Green, To Please Fans And Make Money

The requisite press releases have been issued proclaiming the uber green-ness of the upcoming Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stad...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Last summer British researchers provoked concern when they published a paper raising the possibility that by following an estab...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State

It’s been unavoidable for me to end up a de facto contributor for science and technology down in the Research Triangle Park are...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

The Ultimate Branding Coup? - Intel Inside Goes Cloud

The Ultimate Branding Coup? - Intel Inside Goes Cloud

One of the awesome things about cloud computing, especially when it comes to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), is that custom...

Jan 15 2014, 4:31am CST

I4U news

Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes

AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details WASHINGTON (AP) — P...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone

medical device syncs readings to your iPhone...

Jan 14 2014, 12:09pm CST

I4U news

Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance

Proposal to shift surveillance phone record retention away from government drawing resistance WASHINGTON (AP) — T...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36am CST

I4U news

Wearables And Marketing IPOs: Why A Top Forrester Analyst Jumped Ship For StrongView

When Oracle shelled out $1.5 billion for cross-channel marketer Responsys last month, it seemed a clear response to Salesforce....

Jan 13 2014, 6:31pm CST

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech

Britain’s Coalition government has been desperate to be seen as on the cutting edge of technology since the beginning of its te...

Jan 13 2014, 11:41am CST

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Amongst all the polls about how various groups view their prospects going into 2014, I’d like to see one polling people who hab...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource

While the 20th century was about oil, the next century is going to be about data. This is what the CEO of IBM, Ginni Rometty, t...

Jan 13 2014, 9:01am CST

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Monday,  January 13, is “Shutdown Day” for the anti-government, anti-election protesters that have been rallying around Bangkok...

Jan 12 2014, 6:26am CST