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February 22, 2010 - 6:55 AM
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Lost in English to Arabic translation or vice-versa? A new website launching today aims to provide automatic translation with hope that it will help promote peace between Middle East and Western civilizations. The new website ran in beta mode for ten months and officially launches today. Interestingly, the new website operates where a government closely monitors [...]
February 22, 2010 - 6:29 AM
EPIC, or the Electronic Privacy Information Center, filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commissions last Tuesday in an effort to expose Google Buzz as violating consumer privacy laws and suggests that Google may have even gone so far as to have broken federal wiretap laws as well.
Written by Bob Sullivan
READ FULL STORY: MSNBC
February 5, 2010 - 8:27 AM
A new suite of insurance products specifically targeted toward
smaller technology companies has been announced by Hub
International – a U.S. insurance broker.
The new integrated suite will offer options and enhancements
normally only offered large corporations. Developed in cooperation
with CNA, the plan will include coverage for a variety of technology
sectors including internet and telecommunications.
Options for coverage will include [...]
February 4, 2010 - 8:57 AM
Hijacking computers pays! In a technique dubbed “ransomware”,
computer criminals generally send spam emails to try to trick unsuspecting users into buying “products” or warning them of the need to “update” their account information.
But now, the FBI has a warning against new software programs they call “rogueware.” These clever thieves claim that their program will find [...]
Today, Monster announced it will buy Yahoo’s HotJobs portal for $225 million in cash. With so many Americans looking for work, Monster believes closing the deal will put them in close
competition to CareerBuilder.com
Monster already provides about one-third of online job postings in the U.S.A. One thing is not sure is if Monster will now cut jobs in order to [...]
Georgia Senate voted 65-5 to qualify e-readers as textbooks among other computer hardware. According to the bill, school districts would have the option to offer modern alternatives for disseminating digital information.
This only makes sense since textbooks are currently undergoing digital transformation and can be downloaded to electronic devices.
Supporters of the measure believe this would help [...]