ITworld News http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/16/all en The Pirate Bay makes searching for torrents easier on mobile devices http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428681/pirate-bay-makes-searching-torrents-easier-mobile-devices The Pirate Bay launched a mobile site on Thursday to make it easier to navigate the search engine for torrent files on mobile devices.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428681/pirate-bay-makes-searching-torrents-easier-mobile-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428681/pirate-bay-makes-searching-torrents-easier-mobile-devices#comments IT Management Legal Mobile & Wireless News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:03:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 428681 at http://www.itworld.com Apple faces privacy suit following Chinese TV report http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428662/apple-faces-privacy-suit-following-chinese-tv-report An iPhone user has filed a lawsuit for invasion of privacy against Apple, about a week after a Chinese state broadcaster raised security concerns about the device&#039;s location-tracking functions.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428662/apple-faces-privacy-suit-following-chinese-tv-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428662/apple-faces-privacy-suit-following-chinese-tv-report#comments IT Management Legal Security News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:49:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 428662 at http://www.itworld.com New guide aims to remove the drama of reporting software flaws http://www.itworld.com/security/428653/new-guide-aims-remove-drama-reporting-software-flaws Handling a software flaw can be messy, both for a security researcher who found it and for the company it affects. But a new set of guidelines aims to make that interaction less mysterious and confrontational.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/428653/new-guide-aims-remove-drama-reporting-software-flaws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/428653/new-guide-aims-remove-drama-reporting-software-flaws#comments Security News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:36:57 +0000 IDGNS staff 428653 at http://www.itworld.com 'Canvas fingerprinting' tracking is sneaky but easy to halt http://www.itworld.com/networking/428646/canvas-fingerprinting-tracking-sneaky-easy-halt A method for tracking users across the Internet called &quot;canvas fingerprinting&quot; is simple to stop, but average Internet users may not know how to do it.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/428646/canvas-fingerprinting-tracking-sneaky-easy-halt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/428646/canvas-fingerprinting-tracking-sneaky-easy-halt#comments Internet Networking News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:18:34 +0000 IDGNS staff 428646 at http://www.itworld.com Baidu reports strong mobile ad sales, echoing Facebook http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428640/baidu-reports-strong-mobile-ad-sales-echoing-facebook Chinese search giant Baidu reported a 34 percent jump in profit for the second quarter, with mobile ad sales accounting for almost a third of revenue for the first time.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428640/baidu-reports-strong-mobile-ad-sales-echoing-facebook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428640/baidu-reports-strong-mobile-ad-sales-echoing-facebook#comments Internet IT Management Networking News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:31:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 428640 at http://www.itworld.com IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428631/iot-inspires-new-components-energy-wireless The expected boom in demand for small, often isolated devices in the Internet of Things is driving developers to craft new types of components.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428631/iot-inspires-new-components-energy-wireless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428631/iot-inspires-new-components-energy-wireless#comments Hardware Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:07:57 +0000 IDGNS staff 428631 at http://www.itworld.com Non-IBM Power8 servers, chips to appear early next year http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428621/non-ibm-power8-servers-chips-appear-early-next-year The first third-party chips and servers licensed to use IBM&#039;s Power architecture will be on the market early next year.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428621/non-ibm-power8-servers-chips-appear-early-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428621/non-ibm-power8-servers-chips-appear-early-next-year#comments Hardware News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:08:06 +0000 IDGNS staff 428621 at http://www.itworld.com Wolfram fortifies SystemModeler with more libraries http://www.itworld.com/software/428620/wolfram-fortifies-systemmodeler-more-libraries Hydraulic actuators, battery stacks, biochemical systems and disease propagation are but a few things that now can be modeled more easily, thanks to a number of libraries and a library store that Wolfram Research has created for a new edition of its SystemModeler software package.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428620/wolfram-fortifies-systemmodeler-more-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428620/wolfram-fortifies-systemmodeler-more-libraries#comments Enterprise Software Software News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:39:41 +0000 IDGNS staff 428620 at http://www.itworld.com 'Anonymous Kenya' group hacks government Twitter accounts http://www.itworld.com/security/428616/anonymous-kenya-group-hacks-government-twitter-accounts A hacker group calling itself &quot;Anonymous Kenya&quot; has poked holes at the government&#039;s cybersecurity preparedness by hacking two official Twitter accounts.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/428616/anonymous-kenya-group-hacks-government-twitter-accounts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/428616/anonymous-kenya-group-hacks-government-twitter-accounts#comments Security News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:58:05 +0000 IDGNS staff 428616 at http://www.itworld.com State Department computer crash slows visa, passport applications worldwide http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428611/state-department-computer-crash-slows-visa-passport-applications-worldwide The U.S. State Department&#039;s main computer system for processing passport and visa applications crashed earlier this week leading to global delays for travel documents.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428611/state-department-computer-crash-slows-visa-passport-applications-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/428611/state-department-computer-crash-slows-visa-passport-applications-worldwide#comments Hardware IT Management News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:27:51 +0000 IDGNS staff 428611 at http://www.itworld.com Don’t overdo it on System Administrator Appreciation Day [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/data-center/428600/don-t-overdo-it-system-administrator-appreciation-day-cartoon Be sure to show your sysadmin how much you appreciate him or her today - but keep it sane<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-center/428600/don-t-overdo-it-system-administrator-appreciation-day-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/data-center/428600/don-t-overdo-it-system-administrator-appreciation-day-cartoon#comments Business Career Data Center Data Protection Hardware IT Management Networking Offbeat News cartoon cloud comic computers cyberculture dance frankincense humor Internet jokes king MacGyver Mobile news office poetry royalty security social media sysadmin SysAdminDay system administrator technology throne web work Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 428600 at http://www.itworld.com Sony puts together $15 million package to settle 2011 Playstation data breach lawsuits http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/428599/sony-puts-together-15-million-package-settle-2011-playstation-data-breach-lawsu In happier news, next week your PS4 will be able to play 3D Blu-rays, and why that matters.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/428599/sony-puts-together-15-million-package-settle-2011-playstation-data-breach-lawsu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/428599/sony-puts-together-15-million-package-settle-2011-playstation-data-breach-lawsu#comments Business Legal Offbeat Personal Tech News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:07:00 +0000 pasmith 428599 at http://www.itworld.com US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say http://www.itworld.com/software/428567/us-social-security-administration-spent-nearly-300m-it-project-boondoggle-lawmakers- The U.S. Social Security Administration has spent nearly US$300 million on a software system for processing disability claims that still isn&#039;t finished and has delivered limited useful functionality, according to an independent report on the project.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428567/us-social-security-administration-spent-nearly-300m-it-project-boondoggle-lawmakers-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428567/us-social-security-administration-spent-nearly-300m-it-project-boondoggle-lawmakers-#comments IT Management Software News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:52:00 +0000 IDGNS staff 428567 at http://www.itworld.com HP invests in Hortonworks' Hadoop http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428561/hp-invests-hortonworks-hadoop Hewlett-Packard is betting $50 million that its customers will find value in the Hadoop data processing platform, by investing in Hadoop distributor Hortonworks.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428561/hp-invests-hortonworks-hadoop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428561/hp-invests-hortonworks-hadoop#comments IT Management Software News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:16:00 +0000 IDGNS staff 428561 at http://www.itworld.com GOG.com announces Linux support with more than fifty games http://www.itworld.com/open-source/428554/gogcom-announces-linux-support-more-fifty-games Gaming site GOG.com announced its official support of Linux, with more than 50 games available and many more to follow. Plus: A distrohopper settles down with Debian, and a slideshow of KDE 5. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/428554/gogcom-announces-linux-support-more-fifty-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/428554/gogcom-announces-linux-support-more-fifty-games#comments Open Source News Linux open source Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:34:27 +0000 jimlynch 428554 at http://www.itworld.com