Santa’s Web site hacked

Santa’s Web site hacked

With Christmas fast approaching, Santa Claus reached out for a little help from Stopbadware.org this week. The consumer advocacy group...

December 21st, 2006 Robert McMillan
Samsung exec gets 10 months in slammer for DRAM price fixing

Samsung exec gets 10 months in slammer for DRAM price fixing

A top executive from Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. will serve 10 months in prison and pay a US$250,000 fine for...

December 21st, 2006 Grant Gross
SAAS rising

SAAS rising

Yogesh Jagga is the CIO of a successful mortgage brokering company in California, which has its IT as well as...

December 21st, 2006 Harichandan Arakali
Let there be light (transfer), says IBM

Let there be light (transfer), says IBM

Researchers at IBM Corp. have drawn one step closer to building a microprocessor that transfers data with light instead of...

December 21st, 2006 Ben Ames
Beauty and brawn

Beauty and brawn

If you've followed Microsoft Office through its succession of lackluster upgrades in recent years, you might be excused for yawning...

December 21st, 2006 Yardena Arar
All I want for Christmas is computing power

All I want for Christmas is computing power

Amazon.com Inc. is making a big bet, but it's not on selling books, CDs or holiday gifts. Instead, it wants...

December 21st, 2006 Preston Gralla
Nokia sets up NFC venture with Giesecke & Devrient

Nokia sets up NFC venture with Giesecke & Devrient

Nokia Corp. and smart card specialist Giesecke & Devrient GmbH have finalized their new near-field communication (NFC) joint venture, naming...

December 21st, 2006 Nancy Gohring
12 days of Christmas identity protection

12 days of Christmas identity protection

In keeping with the Christmas season Alberta's Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) has unveiled the 12 Points...

December 21st, 2006 Lisa Williams
What’s bugging about Windows IE Animations

What’s bugging about Windows IE Animations

Microsoft's "cute" animations, like the infamous Office Clippy, have aroused more ire than grateful praise, but they didn't actually do...

December 20th, 2006 Stuart J Johnston