Researchers craft program to stop cloud computer problems before they start
(Phys.org)—Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new software tool to prevent performance disruptions in cloud computing systems by automatically identifying and responding to potential anomalies ...
At world's top IT fair, firms mull death of email
At the CeBIT in Germany, the world's biggest high-tech fair, some firms say they are looking at doing away with email to increase productivity.
Security firms see rise in smartphone cyber-attacks
Cyber-crooks are increasingly taking aim at smartphones, following their prey as lifestyles migrate to Internet-linked mobile devices, according to new reports by online security firms.
Mobile malware explodes, hits corporate networks
Smartphone users have seen an explosion of malware in the past year, dominated by schemes targeting Google's Android operating system, a survey showed Wednesday.
Facebook smartphone could come by next year: report
Facebook hopes to release its own smartphone by next year, as the newly public social networking giant looks to boost its revenue in the mobile Internet market, the New York Times reported Monday.
Google Wave to Launch Public Beta Service by End of September (w/ Video)
Review: BlackBerry enters tablet market with PlayBook
BlackBerry, with its diminishing legions of devoted fans, is stepping delicately into the tablet market.
Android phones to pit vampires against slayers
Facial recognition startup Viewdle on Wednesday began letting Android smartphone users see which of the people around them are vampires and which are vampire slayers.
Facebook, HTC building Android smartphone: report
Facebook has allied with Taiwan's HTC to build a customized smartphone powered by Google's Android mobile operating system, according to technology blog All Things Digital.
Web-TV: a perfect match?
Do you surf the web in front of the TV, or tweet what you are watching? EU-funded researchers are creating technologies that combine web, social media and TV to enhance our experience and interactions across media.
Bio-inspired computer networks self-organise and learn
(PhysOrg.com) -- Powerful computers made up of physically separate modules, self-organising networks, and computing inspired by biological systems are three hot research topics coming together in one European ...
YouTube says the battle with TV is already over
YouTube vs. TV? YouTube says the battle—if there ever was one—is over. In a flashy presentation to advertisers Wednesday night, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt declined to forecast that Internet video will displace ...
Google+ slow and sure in challenge to Facebook
Google remains undaunted in its bid to create a flourishing online community that can go toe-to-toe with social networking powerhouse Facebook.
Facebook outlook still muddled one year after IPO
A year after a nightmarish share offering, Facebook still has its ardent backers and detractors.