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for: ‘March, 2011’

Android Honeycomb has 20 apps at launch

Asus wheeled out its Transformer tablet-cum notebook in London today ostensibly making it the first Android Honeycomb-powered device on the market. The latest version of Google’s mobile operating system was specifically designed for tablet PCs and shou…

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RIM gains access to 30,000 patent catalogue

Research In Motion (RIM), the maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, has gained access to over 30,000 patents after it reached a deal with Intellectual Ventures. Neither party revealed the terms of the deal, but it’s likely that RIM paid a hefty sum for t…

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Fake Android app steals data, takes shot at pirates

Malicious Android app that masquerades as free version of legitimate app steals data and chastises user for trying to get around paying for the actual app.

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Comodo Hacker Claims Another Certificate Authority

The hacker who claimed credit for breaking into systems belonging to digital certificate vendor Comodo said he has compromised another certificate authority, along with two more Comodo partners, a move that could further undermine trust in the system u…

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U.S. spy agency also probing Nasdaq hackers

The National Security Agency, a U.S. electronic intelligence service, has been involved in the investigation into last year’s hacker attack on Nasdaq OMX Group Inc, a U.S. enforcement official said on Wednesday.

The NSA, equipped with some of the worl…

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Cracking Code Could Help Solve St. Charles Murder Case

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – When 41 year old Ricky McCormick’s body was found dumped in a corn field near West Alton on June 30, 1999 by St.

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Google settles privacy complaint with FTC

The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that Google agreed to settle a complaint that it violated its own privacy promises to consumers when it rolled out its Buzz social networking applications.

The settlement requires Google to adopt a comprehen…

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Should We Regulate the Cloud?

The cloud – the next new Internet thing — is too important to be regulated and too important to be left alone.

The cloud refers to a broad collection of computational services that are available at any time and any place over the network…

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Report: NSA joins Nasdaq hack probe

The top U.S. electronic intelligence agency will focus on the source and severity of the intrusion into the computer network of the company that runs the tech-heavy stock exchange, Bloomberg reports.

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