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New McAfee LiveSafe utility protects computers, tablets, and smartphones

www.pcworld.com
Protecting a single PC from viruses, malware, and other security risks is difficult enough. Now that the typical tech'd-out household contains multiple tablets and smartphones, as well as one or more PCs, securing all of them can quickly become a big hassle. Responding to all this hardware proliferation, McAfee...
New McAfee LiveSafe utility protects computers, tablets, and smartphones

SecureKey lands $30 million from Intel, Visa, Mastercard and others

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SecureKey, a Toronto, Canada-based security solutions company, has secured $30 million in a financing round led by Intel Capital. New strategic investors who participated in the funding round were Visa, MasterCard, Discover Financial Services, Rogers Venture Partners and TELUS. SecureKey offers online and mobile authentication solutions to e-commerce companies, e-health...
SecureKey lands $30 million from Intel, Visa, Mastercard and others

Google gives £3m to aid crackdown on child abuse images

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Net giant acts after coming under pressure ahead of Westminster summit to be chaired by culture secretary Maria Miller Google has announced that it will hand out £3m in grants to protection schemes for children after coming under pressure to act against the growing tide of child abuse images online.The...
Google gives £3m to aid crackdown on child abuse images

Book industry nears its Napster moment

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Publishers of novels, business how-to’s and technical manuals have managed to avoid having their products ripped and burned by online pirates. Unlike music and movies, scanning a book into digital format isn’t something anyone with a laptop can do. That’s about to change. As e-books and e-readers become more popular,...
Book industry nears its Napster moment

Intel brings Ivy Bridge to third-gen Core vPro business platform

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Now that Ivy Bridge has established its presence in notebooks from Acer to Samsung, Intel is unveiling the third generation of its Core vPro processor platform. In its announcement today, the chip maker said this technology will be available on Ultrabooks, laptops, desktops, workstation and all-in-ones. Though the Intel...
Intel brings Ivy Bridge to third-gen Core vPro business platform

Google Pledges $5M To Fight Online Child Exploitation

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The Internet has plenty of dark corners, but one of the darkest is surely the growing number of sites that traffic in child pornography. Google, which has no interest in surfacing any of these sites and images, has long worked with numerous non-profit organizations and law enforcement agencies to help...
Google Pledges $5M To Fight Online Child Exploitation

China UnionPay and Intel join forces for secure mobile payment

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At IDF's second-day keynote in Beijing today, Intel announced its collaboration with bank card giant China UnionPay for secure mobile payment, with the latter utilizing Intel's Identity Protection Technology and also its distribution of the Hadoop software framework for datacenters. With UnionPay being China's top bank card organization boasting...
China UnionPay and Intel join forces for secure mobile payment

Publishers Begin Bailing On Ebook Copyright Protection Technology

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It’s long been a thorn in the side of ereader owners, but major publishers--one eye fixed firmly on the fate of the recording industry--have insisted that ebooks come fully loaded with digital rights management technology. But that’s starting to crack. Today Macmillan subsidiary Tom Doherty Associates (home to beloved scifi...
Publishers Begin Bailing On Ebook Copyright Protection Technology

Alan Reece

www.guardian.co.uk
Engineer who pioneered subsea-trenching and explosion-protection technologyAlan Reece, who has died aged 85, stood in the grand tradition of northern-based engineers whose practical inventions brought commercial success and an international manufacturing reputation to the region. He made his name developing a technique of burying subsea cablesthat was widely used in...
Alan Reece

Movie studios team with storage vendors on DRM

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The companies today agreed to collaborate on a new content protection technology for flash memory cards such as SD Cards and various other storage devices....
Movie studios team with storage vendors on DRM

The Law Against Unlocking Cellphones Is An Orwellian Invasion Of Our Liberty

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Since I called the Librarian of Congress's decision against unlocking cell phones "the most ridiculous law of 2013," legal experts, techies, and other readers have written to tell me they, too, consider the restriction an outrageous violation of property rights. In particular, several people asked, "No one would really get into trouble...
The Law Against Unlocking Cellphones Is An Orwellian Invasion Of Our Liberty
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