Credit card thieves are increasingly donating to charities with stolen credit card numbers.
Malicious code writers are getting more clever every day, with a new worm marking its individuality by infecting computers with the message "Harry Potter is dead".
Transmeta gets some financial breathing room thanks to a $7.5 million investment from AMD, which boosted the company’s stock by more than 30% today.
Research in Motion (RIM) today received approval from FCC for a new device the company calls a “handheld organizer and cellular phone with Wi-Fi” capability. Details about the device with the model number RBG41W were withheld, but sketches published on the FCC website reveal that RIM will introduce the Wi-Fi feature in a new version of the Blackberry 8800 series.
RIM declined declined to comment on a possible release date of the phone.
Chicago (IL) – Two Barcelona benchmark charts published on AMD’s website caused quite a stir yesterday: Intel wasn’t happy about outdated performance numbers causing AMD to remove the charts.
Microsoft announced its advanced notification for this month's security update, listing three critical updates and six patches in total.
Nokia and Motorola are telling Chinese government officials that fake mobile phone batteries could explode.
A four-year-old girl is in big trouble after calling 911 hundreds of times on a mobile phone.
Opinion – One week ago, Apple released its iPhone. In the past seven days I took the phone through the pace of the average phone user – without taking the device apart and without trying to figure out quickly I could drain the battery. The conclusion of the first week: The phone has serious flaws, but it is good enough to have changed the way I am using my cellphone and notebook.
Computer users should be wary of a new virus that deletes important files and then hijacks the sound card to say "Your system files have been deleted. Sorry."
A new Beta version of Skype is available, with a strong emphasis on new features that revolve around sending and sharing videos.
Chicago (IL) – AMD has posted performance “estimates” of its upcoming Barcelona quad-core processor on its website.
Cupertino (CA) - Apple has filed a patent application for a mouse that, instead of using buttons, has an optical sensing surface.
The patent describes the technology as a "mouse having a button-less panning and scrolling switch." The controls are recognized via a built-in camera that senses light from inside the mouse, and can recognize where the user's fingers are by the displacement of light.