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US man pleads guilty to hacking Department of Energy, other sites 27 Aug 2013 | 04:36 pm
A Pennsylvania man who was allegedly a member of the computer hacking group the Underground Intelligence Agency has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy and two counts of computer intrusion, the ...
Yahoo aims for consistency with site redesign 27 Aug 2013 | 03:58 pm
Yahoo has redesigned its Sports, Movies, Music, TV, omg, Games and Weather sites with a more consistent look and some personalized tools, the company said Tuesday.
VMware brings Suse Linux to newly launched cloud service 27 Aug 2013 | 03:37 pm
The newly launched VMware vCloud Hybrid Service will start offering a fully supported Suse Linux Enterprise Server by the end of the year, making it the first commercially supported Linux OS that the ...
Cybercrime service automates creation of fake scanned IDs, other identity verification documents 27 Aug 2013 | 03:07 pm
A new Web-based service for cybercriminals automates the creation of fake scanned documents that can help fraudsters bypass the identity verification processes used by some banks, e-commerce businesse...
COBOL-based system for $160 billion pension fund is a political football 27 Aug 2013 | 03:01 pm
A COBOL (common business oriented language)-based system used to support New York's US$160 billion state pension fund has become the subject of controversy, with some officials claiming it poses a pot...
NASA mission to capture near-Earth asteroid for study 27 Aug 2013 | 01:58 pm
NASA has released an animation of an ambitious project that includes capturing a near-Earth asteroid and sending astronauts into space to study it.
Lapsing of Moore's Law opens up opportunity in chip design 27 Aug 2013 | 01:47 pm
As the trend famously codified by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore -- that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit would double every two years -- seems to be flagging, one top engineer sugges...
'Defy Convention': VMworld 2013 in photos 27 Aug 2013 | 01:08 pm
Dateline San Francisco: VMware's 10th annual congress attracts over 21,000 attendees.
Facebook got 25,000 government requests about users 27 Aug 2013 | 12:53 pm
Facebook received more than 25,000 requests from governments about its users during the first half of 2013, with nearly half of those requests coming from U.S. law enforcement and related agencies, th...
Amazon lets developers make money by selling physical goods from Android apps 27 Aug 2013 | 11:00 am
Developers can sell physical and digital items from Amazon.com within their apps using the new Mobile Associates API for Android-based devices.