Report: Facebook inadvertently leaks e-mail addresses

Ooops! It seems as if Facebook has somehow managed to inadvertently leak the private e-mail addresses of an unknown number of users.

Chinese hackers breach Yahoo e-mail accounts

A number of Yahoo e-mail accounts belonging to journalists and human rights activists in China and Taiwan were reportedly "compromised" during an attack that took place earlier this week.

Why the iPad is Far From Perfect

I was going through the coverage of the iPad and searching on terms like JesusPad and GodPad expecting to find at least some folks raving about the device only to find that most are rants.

Prefab system 'makes all software open source'

A University of Washington team has developed a system it says makes all software effectively open source, allowing users to add custom features to any program.

Online attacks aimed at Vietnamese activists, says Google

Google says it's detected cyberattacks targeting opponents of a Chinese-backed bauxite mining project in Vietnam.

Unvarnished lets you bitch about your colleagues

Think you're good at your job? Think you're respected by your colleagues? You may have to think again.

"Folding keyboard" concept quashes worst netbook shortcoming

A picture is worth a thousand words, and by simply looking at this new concept netbook keyboard, anyone who has owned or touched a netbook should appreciate this folding, expandable keyboard.

Twitter finally revamps home page

After 4 years of failing to convey its message to first-time Twitter users, the micro-blogging site has refreshed its home page that now does a better job of showing what Twitter is all about.

Googles solidifies Flash support with new Chrome plug-in

Forget Apple! Google has confirmed that it is working with Adobe, Mozilla and the "broader community" to help define a next-gen browser plug-in API for Flash. 


Intel optimizes mission critical computing with Xeon 7500


Intel has launched its Xeon 7500 processor series for the HPC and mission critical computing markets. 



Report: Android-based devices threaten iPhone's dominance

An AdMob study has concluded that Google's Android operating system (OS) poses a major threat to the iPhone's dominance.

BrightCove offers Flash alternative for Apple fanbois

BrightCove has announced a new HTML5 framework designed to deliver high-quality video on the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch without the use of Flash.

8,000 petabytes of mobile data traffic expected by 2014

Mobile data traffic originating from PC (USB) modems and routers is expected to increase from 2,000 petabytes of data to a staggering 8,000 in 2014.

Facebook takes (small) step against tribute page trolls

Facebook has contacted all Australian page administrators to remind them how to moderate objectionable content, after a spate of trolling on tribute sites.

Whoa! Verizon iPhone coming out in just a few months?

Hold the presses - the undisputed smartphone sales leader is finally branching out to another wireless carrier in the US, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

Toshiba debuts Canvio portable hard drive lineup

Toshiba has introduced its Canvio portable hard drive product lineup for easy-to-use computer backups.

Hi-tech Swiss Army Knife 'unhackable'

I feel very hard done by: mine just had scissors, a sharp knife that actually rather frightened me, and a device for getting stones out of horses' hooves. This last didn't get a lot of use in a west London suburb.

Spies struggle to cope with computers

James Bond always seems to manage okay, but apparently Britain's other spies have a bit of a problem with technology.

'Supertaskers' can drive safely while on the phone

A very small number of people can drive safely while talking on the phone, University of Utah psychologists have found.

AMD takes on Intel with Magny-Cours server platform

AMD has introduced its long-awaited Opteron 6000 Series server platform. Formerly codenamed Magny-Cours, the platform features the "world’s first" 8- and 12-core x86 processor for the high-volume 2P and value 4P server market.