Organization waves goodbye to desktop PCs

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has moved to a mobile model and in the process reduced its PC energy costs by as much as 90 percent.

Cisco, Microsoft and IBM paying a price in China for NSA shenanigans

It appears that Cisco Microsoft and IBM are paying the price for the US government's addiction to spying on the Internet.

Sales figures show deep problems for Jobs' Mob

Last week's sales figures provided the world with evidence that Jobs' Mob is getting a good kicking from Samsung and failing to keep up.

Nvidia teams up with IBM

IBM and Nvidia have announced plans to work on accelerated GPUs for use on IBM Power Systems.

Dell upgrades Ubuntu Ultrabook with Intel Haswell, touchscreen

Dell has been targeting devs with an Ubuntu-powered Ultrabook for about a year now with its XPS 13 Developer Edition.

Nexus 5 compares pretty good to the competition

Google should know how to push Android. And with the Nexus 5 it proves it. When it comes to delivering a smartphone that is well thought out, does enough to hit every mark, and delivers a great Android experience, the Nexus 5 is on point.

Would you use a battery with DRM restrictions?

Moves by Renault to install a battery with digital rights management (DRM) restrictions that can remotely prevent the battery from charging have been slammed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

US told to spill the beans on "internet kill switch"

A federal court has ruled that the US government must reveal details of Homeland Security's internet "kill switch."

Dual-screen (ePaper) Yotaphone almost ready to ship

The Yotaphone is a dual-screen smartphone with a full color LCD display (front) and a second sunlight readable grayscale ePaper screen on the back.

Linux geezers need fresh meat

Open saucers have a breeding problem. The generation of those who started developing Linux and similar software are getting old and there are no over-enthusiastic young bucks seeking to take their place.

Video: LG's flexing smartphone

LG has posted a video showcasing its G Flex smartphone with a curved display and slightly sloped form factor.

Suck it, boss! You are breaking the Internet.

Your boss is the greatest threat to the Internet. Executives with an internet porn habit are not only infecting their systems with malware, but are keeping reporting of the viruses secret to hide their red-faces.

MK902 is Rikomagic's Android set-top box

Rikomagic is perhaps best known for its popular lineup of Android MK802 HDMI TV dongles (PC-on-a-stick).

Loyaltybuild: Hackers Steal Card Details

Hackers have stolen the full card details of at least 376,000 people in a cyberattack on Irish marketing company Loyaltybuild. Loyaltybuild runs reward schemes for companies across Europe, including one for the Irish supermarket chain SuperValu. Some 70,000 SuperValu customers have had their full card details stolen, confirmed ...

Smart TVs not so smart when it comes to security, privacy

A hacker in your living room: researchers have shown how internet-connected TVs can be remotely manipulated. Smart TVs are bringing smartphone-like features to the telly, but their makers aren\\'t quite baking-in the same security that Apple and Google have in their mobile platforms.Stick an embedded computer, operating system,

Spy-Proofing: Deutsche Telekom Pushes for All-German Internet

Recent revelations about NSA spying have given fresh impetus to the dream of a purely German Internet. Deutsche Telekom believes it could introduce a system safe from prying foreign surveillance, but some criticize the plan as pointless.Even before it emerged that the National Security Agency had wiretapped her ...

Facebook makes Adobe fans change their horrible, horrible passwords

Facebook has scanned millions of email address and password pairs hackers dumped online from Adobe\\'s user account database – so that it can force its social networkers to change their passwords if they used the same logins details for both websites.In early October, Adobe warned of \\'sophisticated attacks\\' ...

The iPad Mini with Retina Display: the reviews are in

In a nutshell and because you hate to read anything with lots of them word thingies: It's expensive. If you can afford the iPad Air, go for it, but if you can't then Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire HDX offer better deals. Is that why Apple gave this product a quiet launch?

Hackers probe HTTPS weaknesses

(Editors note: In this guest essay, Rohit Sethi, Vice President of consultancy Security Compass, examines the implications of HTTPS, the protocol for secure network communications, coming under attack.)HTTPS is vulnerable to attack, and we can expect the situation to worsen over time. In two to five years, serious ...

British spooks spoofed Slashdot and LinkedIn

British spooks used spoof sites of Slashdot and LinkedIn to distribute spying malware, a German newspaper has claimed.