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  • Skype for Linux Redesign Is Ugly but Functional

    23 July 2014, 10:01 pm by: Jack M. Germain

    If you do not mind having a free non-open source Microsoft product on your Linux computer, the latest Skype for Linux release catches up to the Windows and Mac versions, providing most of the features they've had for some time. Microsoft rolled out Skype…
  • Amazon Fire Phone Wins Respect, if Not Raves

    23 July 2014, 3:40 pm by: Kris Holt

    Early reviews for Amazon's first foray into the smartphone market are mixed, with a general sense that the device is a good phone overlaid with some flashy features. Amazon announced the Fire Phone last month, trumpeting its 3D display, which uses facial…
  • Failure to Communicate Hamstrings Cyberdefenders

    23 July 2014, 10:22 am by: John P. Mello Jr.

    A failure to communicate between security pros and company brass may be contributing to the inability of a significant number of organizations to reduce the risk of cyberattacks on their systems. Thirty-one percent of the nearly 5,000 respondents surveyed for…
  • Black Hat Tor-Busting Talk Nixed

    22 July 2014, 7:02 pm by: Katherine Noyes

    The Tor Project is working to remedy a vulnerability in its anonymity software following the sudden cancellation of a talk at next month's Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas that would have revealed it. The planned talk would have demonstrated a way to…
  • iOS Insecurity - Designed by Apple?

    22 July 2014, 2:34 pm by: Richard Adhikari

    The long-held belief that Android is the least secure of mobile OSes was shattered by security researcher and expert iOS hacker Jonathan Zdziarski over the weekend. Zdziarski unveiled a host of iOS vulnerabilities, the scope of which was staggering. They…
  • Nvidia's Shield Tablet Earns Praise for Hardware, Shrugs for Games

    22 July 2014, 1:39 pm by: Kris Holt

    Nvidia is expanding its Shield line of gaming products with the launch of a gaming tablet and accompanying wireless controller. Designed for high performance, the tablet is powered by Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor, which includes 192 graphics processing unit…
  • GoTenna Makes Wireless 'Magic'

    22 July 2014, 8:00 am by: Richard Adhikari

    Startup GoTenna has launched its eponymously named device, which lets users communicate without the need for a cell tower. "This is an interesting concept," said Jim McGregor, principal analyst at Tirias Research. "It's like a walkie-talkie on steroids." The…
  • Judge Rules Police Can Stuff Entire Email Accounts Into Evidence Lockers

    21 July 2014, 7:35 pm by: Richard Adhikari

    Concerns about overly broad searches of digital data by law enforcement once again have emerged after a federal judge issued an opinion stating officials armed with a warrant can seize and hold a suspect's entire email account. Such an action would not violate…
  • Nokia X, We Hardly Knew Ye

    21 July 2014, 12:58 pm by: Katherine Noyes

    "I told you so" is a refrain that's oft-heard here in the Linux blogosphere, and more often than not it refers to some fleeting Microsoft tie with FOSS that subsequently goes wrong. The latest example? It's a doozy. Redmond not only is laying off many, many…
  • Layoffs: There's a Right Way

    21 July 2014, 9:47 am by: Rob Enderle

    Microsoft last week announced a large staff reduction tied to the acquisition of Nokia. There is actually a science to how to make layoffs, but much of that appears to have been lost over the last couple of decades. I have some theories as to why, but how you…
  • Siri May Be Starting a Hope Chest

    18 July 2014, 8:26 pm by: John P. Mello Jr.

    It may not be a marriage made in heaven, but the cloud is pretty close. Just hours after IBM and Apple announced their strategic partnership, speculation began to spread about two of their most well-known products: What if Siri and Watson were to hook up? Siri…

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