ITworld News http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/16/all en FCC gets record number of net neutrality comments, what now? http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436458/fcc-gets-record-number-net-neutrality-comments-what-now The U.S. Federal Communications Commission&#039;s deadline for the public to comment on the agency&#039;s proposed net neutrality rules passed Monday with more than 3 million comments filed, by far a record number for an FCC proceeding.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436458/fcc-gets-record-number-net-neutrality-comments-what-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436458/fcc-gets-record-number-net-neutrality-comments-what-now#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:50:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 436458 at http://www.itworld.com Software bugs most common cause for mobile Internet outages, study says http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/436457/software-bugs-most-common-cause-mobile-internet-outages-study-says A growing number of mobile Internet outages were caused by bugs as networks become more software dependent.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/436457/software-bugs-most-common-cause-mobile-internet-outages-study-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/436457/software-bugs-most-common-cause-mobile-internet-outages-study-says#comments Unified Communications News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:53:32 +0000 IDGNS staff 436457 at http://www.itworld.com Micro Focus buying Novell, Suse Linux owner for $1.2 billion http://www.itworld.com/436453/micro-focus-buying-novell-suse-linux-owner-12-billion In a move that will collect a lot of infrastructure software under one roof, mainframe software provider Micro Focus has started proceedings to merge with Attachmate Group, owners of Novell and Suse Linux, for approximately US$1.2 billion.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436453/micro-focus-buying-novell-suse-linux-owner-12-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436453/micro-focus-buying-novell-suse-linux-owner-12-billion#comments IT Management News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:28:48 +0000 IDGNS staff 436453 at http://www.itworld.com Subway to accept NFC payments starting in October http://www.itworld.com/436452/subway-accept-nfc-payments-starting-october Subway will soon allow customers to pay for their sandwiches with the tap of a smartphone.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436452/subway-accept-nfc-payments-starting-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436452/subway-accept-nfc-payments-starting-october#comments IT Management News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:38:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 436452 at http://www.itworld.com IBM wants to replace the spreadsheet with Watson Analytics http://www.itworld.com/436450/ibm-wants-replace-spreadsheet-watson-analytics In an ongoing effort to commercialize its Watson analysis technology, IBM is testing a new service that can answer questions business managers might have about their data.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436450/ibm-wants-replace-spreadsheet-watson-analytics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436450/ibm-wants-replace-spreadsheet-watson-analytics#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking Software News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:03:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 436450 at http://www.itworld.com Intel teams with Indian firm to launch 'Eddy' tablet for children http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436443/intel-teams-indian-firm-launch-eddy-tablet-children Intel has teamed with Indian education startup Metis Learning on an Android tablet that aims to keep children away from violent TV content and games on their parents&#039; smartphones.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436443/intel-teams-indian-firm-launch-eddy-tablet-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436443/intel-teams-indian-firm-launch-eddy-tablet-children#comments Hardware IT Management News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:40:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 436443 at http://www.itworld.com German court lifts countrywide ban on UberPop http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436442/german-court-lifts-countrywide-ban-uberpop The Frankfurt Regional Court has lifted a nationwide preliminary ban on Uber Technologies&#039; ride-sharing service UberPop, ruling that there is no urgent need for an emergency ban.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436442/german-court-lifts-countrywide-ban-uberpop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436442/german-court-lifts-countrywide-ban-uberpop#comments IT Management Legal News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:18:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 436442 at http://www.itworld.com Are the Linux Mint developers using sexist codenames? http://www.itworld.com/open-source/436436/are-linux-mint-developers-using-sexist-codenames Have the Linux Mint developers crossed a line into sexism by choosing a female name again? Plus: A review of PCLinuxOS 2014.08, and is Microsoft copying features from Linux in Windows 9?<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/436436/are-linux-mint-developers-using-sexist-codenames" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/436436/are-linux-mint-developers-using-sexist-codenames#comments Open Source News Linux open source Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:35:37 +0000 jimlynch 436436 at http://www.itworld.com Many Android devices vulnerable to session hijacking through the default browser http://www.itworld.com/security/436431/many-android-devices-vulnerable-session-hijacking-through-default-browser The default browser in Android versions older than 4.4 has a vulnerability that allows malicious websites to bypass a critical security mechanism and take control of a user&#039;s authenticated sessions on other sites.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/436431/many-android-devices-vulnerable-session-hijacking-through-default-browser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/436431/many-android-devices-vulnerable-session-hijacking-through-default-browser#comments Security News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:43:51 +0000 IDGNS staff 436431 at http://www.itworld.com Mail.Ru buys rest of Russia's VKontakte, ending shareholder dispute http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/436416/mailru-buys-rest-russias-vkontakte-ending-shareholder-dispute Internet conglomerate Mail.Ru has at last acquired total control of Russian social network VKontakte after a lingering shareholder dispute involving allegations of embezzlement and the involvement of the Russian secret service.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/436416/mailru-buys-rest-russias-vkontakte-ending-shareholder-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/436416/mailru-buys-rest-russias-vkontakte-ending-shareholder-dispute#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:56:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 436416 at http://www.itworld.com China's Baidu partners with BMW on driverless car research http://www.itworld.com/networking/436409/chinas-baidu-partners-bmw-driverless-car-research Chinese search giant Baidu has entered into a partnership with BMW to jointly research driverless car technologies, with the goal of developing a semi-autonomous vehicle in three years.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/436409/chinas-baidu-partners-bmw-driverless-car-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/436409/chinas-baidu-partners-bmw-driverless-car-research#comments Internet IT Management Networking News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:48:44 +0000 IDGNS staff 436409 at http://www.itworld.com Infor plots move into cloud financials in strike against Workday http://www.itworld.com/software/436408/infor-plots-move-cloud-financials-strike-against-workday Infor is hoping to elbow its way into Workday&#039;s turf with an upcoming cloud-based financial software suite dubbed Financials Xi.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/436408/infor-plots-move-cloud-financials-strike-against-workday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/436408/infor-plots-move-cloud-financials-strike-against-workday#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:05:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 436408 at http://www.itworld.com Is Panasonic's CM1 a camera or a smartphone? http://www.itworld.com/436397/panasonics-cm1-camera-or-smartphone You&#039;d be forgiven for thinking Panasonic&#039;s latest gadget is a smartphone. It&#039;s a slim rectangle with a touchscreen and LTE connectivity.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436397/panasonics-cm1-camera-or-smartphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436397/panasonics-cm1-camera-or-smartphone#comments News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:25:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 436397 at http://www.itworld.com Apple Watch under scrutiny for privacy by Connecticut attorney general http://www.itworld.com/436371/apple-watch-under-scrutiny-privacy-connecticut-attorney-general The attorney general of the U.S. state of Connecticut is concerned about the privacy implications of Apple Watch&#039;s handling of consumers&#039; health information.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436371/apple-watch-under-scrutiny-privacy-connecticut-attorney-general" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436371/apple-watch-under-scrutiny-privacy-connecticut-attorney-general#comments Security News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:16:20 +0000 IDGNS staff 436371 at http://www.itworld.com 'Tiny banker' malware targets US financial institutions http://www.itworld.com/security/436366/tiny-banker-malware-targets-us-financial-institutions A banking trojan, known for its small size but powerful capabilities, has expanded the number of financial institutions it can collect data from, according to security vendor Avast.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/436366/tiny-banker-malware-targets-us-financial-institutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/436366/tiny-banker-malware-targets-us-financial-institutions#comments Data Protection Security News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:28:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 436366 at http://www.itworld.com