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Media companies want congress to legalize spyware, malware, & other insane acts

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The misleadingly named Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property (aka a group of legal types from the U.S entertainment industry) has released a new, lengthy 84-page report that urges congress to take drastic measures that enables media companies to curb piracy. Also, those measures are mostly insane....
Media companies want congress to legalize spyware, malware, & other insane acts

Cisco buys VCider to boost its distributed cloud vision

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Cisco is buying vCider, a specialist in virtual network overlay technology (and a former GigaOM Structure LaunchPad finalist). The move is a response to  VMware’s acquisition of Nicira and its software-defined networking technology in July which has strained the once close partnership between Cisco and VMware. vCider’s technology works in much...
Cisco buys VCider to boost its distributed cloud vision

Linksys EA6500 review: A user-friendly 802.11ac router with decent performance

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Cisco arrived late to the 802.11ac party, but its Linksys EA6500 (it's hard to say the entire name--the Linksys Video Pro AC1750 Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500--in a single breath) is a very solid, easy-to-use dual-band router with one unique, gee-whiz feature. This feature is called SimpleTap, and it uses...
Linksys EA6500 review: A user-friendly 802.11ac router with decent performance

Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1 with Fixes for Keyboard Screen Glitch, Camera Flash Issues, and More

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One day before the launch of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad, Apple has just released iOS 6.0.1. The update had been reported to be in carrier testing two weeks ago.This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including: - Fixes a bug that prevents iPhone 5 from installing software updates...
Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1 with Fixes for Keyboard Screen Glitch, Camera Flash Issues, and More
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Apple nudging developers to get apps Gatekeeper-ready

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OS X Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper feature will keep users from installing software unless it's signed by developers, and Apple's reminding developers of that. [Read more]...
Apple nudging developers to get apps Gatekeeper-ready

Users report dead Apple TVs after installing software update

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Problems associated with the latest software update for the Apple TV set-top box have resulted in non-functional units for some users....
Users report dead Apple TVs after installing software update

Apple issues software installer update

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If you own a Mac system that is running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and are having trouble installing software updates issued by Apple, then a new patch might fix the problem. [Read more]...
Apple issues software installer update
HTC Thunderbolt, Verizon's first LTE smartphone, finally getting Android 4.0 update
iOS 6.1 hits Apple's update servers with a 983 MB thud

Apple releases iOS 6.0.1, bringing fix for iPhone 5 OTA updates, keyboard glitches, WiFi performance and more

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Apple has released the  iOS 6.0.1 update for its portable devices. The update is rolling out now on Apple’s servers and to its mobile devices. Here are the items contained in the update: Fixes a bug that prevents iPhone 5 from installing software updates wirelessly over the air Fixes a...
Apple releases iOS 6.0.1, bringing fix for iPhone 5 OTA updates, keyboard glitches, WiFi performance and more
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Users report dead Apple TVs after installing software update

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Problems associated with the latest software update for the Apple TV set-top box have resulted in non-functional units for some users....
Users report dead Apple TVs after installing software update

90 percent of Windows 7 flaws fixed by removing admin rights

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After tabulating all the vulnerabilities published in Microsoft's 2009 Security Bulletins, it turns out 90 percent of the vulnerabilities can be mitigated by configuring users to operate without administrator rights, according to a report by BeyondTrust. As for the published Windows 7 vulnerabilities through March 2010, 57 percent are...
90 percent of Windows 7 flaws fixed by removing admin rights

Make your PC kid-friendly with four custom operating systems

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Teaching little kids to use computers is a great idea, but the thought of exposing innocent minds to the drek that flies across the Internet is enough to make a sane parent think about relocating to Amish country. I'm a new parent myself, and as a long-time tech enthusiast,...
Make your PC kid-friendly with four custom operating systems

The Strange Case Of A $38 Million Enterprise Company That's Gone Missing

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Just a few months ago, Pano Logic, an enterprise tech startup seemed to be have a bright future replacing oldfashioned PCs with up-to-the-minute cloud technology. Today, the company has shut down, its leaders have vanished, and its customers have been left hanging. The company's PR team has confirmed to Business...
The Strange Case Of A $38 Million Enterprise Company That's Gone Missing
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Adobe Download Manager Installing Software Without Consent

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"Not all is worth cheering about as Adobe turns 20," writes reader adeelarshad82, who excerpts from a story at PC Magazine's Security Watch: "Researcher Aviv Raff has found a problem in ADM (Adobe Download Manager) and the method through which it is delivered from adobe.com. The net effect of the...
Adobe Download Manager Installing Software Without Consent

Apple Wins another Major Multitouch Patent and the First Acquired Kodak Patent Surfaces

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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 43 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we briefly cover two granted patents. The first relates to a multitouch display while the second relates to automatically installing software for transferring and sharing photos. The...
Apple Wins another Major Multitouch Patent and the First Acquired Kodak Patent Surfaces

Dept. of Veterans Affairs spent millions on PC software it couldn't use

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Rolling out new software to a few thousand users is an involved process for any organization. But installing software that affects hundreds of thousands of PCs as part of response to a data breach while under embarrassing scrutiny is a task that would challenge even the most well-managed IT departments....
Dept. of Veterans Affairs spent millions on PC software it couldn't use

A TweetDeck For Every Occasion

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If you've been following the news you'll have noticed that TweetDeck is broadening into the mobile world. Maybe you're already rocking out with TweetDeck on the iPad or DMing your mates on TweetDeck iPhone. If you're REALLY in the loop you'll know that we're also working on a mega-project...
A TweetDeck For Every Occasion

Apple Releases iOS Update With A Bunch Of Important iPhone Bug Fixes (AAPL)

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Apple is pushing out a software update for iPhones and iPads today. It fixes several bugs with the iPhone, including the flickering keyboard that many iPhone 5 users reported. You can get the update by tapping Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone or iPad. The new version...
Apple Releases iOS Update With A Bunch Of Important iPhone Bug Fixes (AAPL)
Nokia drops another 1,000 employees, Finnish plant focusing on software
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