Archives: February 2013

Beware! Identity thieves are targeting your tax refund

February 15, 2013
Tax identity theft is costing the government billions of dollars and entangling taxpayers in untold administrative hassle
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Linux remains a scrappy contender in the smartphone wars

February 14, 2013
While Android and Apple dominate mobile, Microsoft, BlackBerry, and Linux platforms duke it out for third place
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Apple solves the mystery of debilitating chattiness between Exchange and iPhones

February 14, 2013
Company will roll out second fix to iOS 6.1 in the near future, but for now, a settings tweak will have to do
iOS
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Why Java APIs aren't the same as a Harry Potter novel

February 14, 2013
Oracle seeks to convince appeals court that Google's use of 37 lines of code is akin to plagiarizing a blockbuster literary work
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Companies think they're prepared for APT cyber attacks, but they aren't

February 13, 2013
If companies were as familiar with advanced persistent threats as claimed, they'd use more than antivirus software and firewalls to combat them
Security
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Dropbox woos enterprise IT with new admin and security tools

February 13, 2013
Dropbox for Teams lets admins monitor, control how members connect to file-sharing service and which documents they can share
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Software developers expected to see the highest IT job growth come 2020

February 12, 2013
Research firm CompTIA projects that the total number of IT jobs in the United States will jump by 22 percent come 2020
IT Jobs
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Discount sparks demand for Surface tablets

February 12, 2013
Lowering the price of Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets by $75 could boost sales significantly, judging by the frenzy created by a Staples coupon
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Bill Gates reveals views on Windows 8, Surface Pro, and Apple

February 12, 2013
In a conversation on Reddit, the Microsoft founder and chairman expressed regret that WinFS never shipped -- but said he's bullish about Windows 8
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How Facebook Connect took down the Web

February 12, 2013
Web hijacking wrought by Facebook Connect shows that both sites and users may be ceding too much control to Facebook
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