ITworld News en Fire at Samsung facility affects website, media portal A fire at a Samsung facility in South Korea on Sunday resulted in a temporary outage that shut down its website and caused the company&#039;s Smart TV products to report error messages.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile & Wireless Software News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:17:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 415429 at Activists want net neutrality, NSA spying debated at Brazil Internet conference A campaign on the Internet is objecting to the exclusion of issues like net neutrality, the cyberweapons arms race and surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency from the discussion paper of an Internet governance conference this week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Internet Networking News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:28:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 415416 at Google invites Glass wearers to brave LA's beaches Users of Google Glass will get to meet and compare their techie headgear this weekend at a spot where appearance is everything.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:56:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 415304 at Telerik frees HTML5 collection of components Borrowing a page from the recently revised Microsoft playbook, development tools maker Telerik has released as open source the bulk of its Kendo software library of components for building Web and mobile applications<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Software News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:07:05 +0000 IDGNS staff 415293 at Space X rocket en route to ISS with space laser cargo A Space X Falcon rocket lifted off Friday afternoon for the International Space Station (ISS) from the Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Networking Unified Communications News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:46:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415291 at Experts: Avoid big mistakes with Oracle's Exadata Although Exadata is Oracle&#039;s most popular and mature &quot;engineered system,&quot; some customers implementing the database machine are making mistakes that prevent them from getting the most performance out of the expensive product, according to a veteran of many Exadata projects.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:14:06 +0000 IDGNS staff 415288 at AMD steers clear of low-cost tablet market Advanced Micro Devices doesn&#039;t want its chips in low-priced tablets, and is eager to avoid a battle with Intel or ARM, whose chips have driven tablet prices down to under US$100.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:35:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 415287 at Steve Jobs' character becomes issue in Silicon Valley no-hiring case Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might portray Steve Jobs as a bad guy.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:44:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 415286 at Plastic computers taking shape, but won't replace silicon Can plastic materials morph into computers? A research breakthrough published this week brings such a possibility closer to reality.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:10:04 +0000 IDGNS staff 415280 at FCC vote on incentive auction plan could further open broadband competition The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will reserve a significant amount of spectrum in its upcoming auctions of the television band for unlicensed uses such as Wi-Fi, agency officials said Friday.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government IT Management Mobile & Wireless Unified Communications News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:27:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 415277 at Satellite communication systems rife with security flaws, vulnerable to remote hacks Security researchers have found that many satellite communication systems have vulnerabilities and design flaws that can let remote attackers intercept, manipulate, block and in some cases take full control of critical communications.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:20:05 +0000 IDGNS staff 415260 at Mac Pro shipping delays won't sink Apple profits Even four months after the Mac Pro&#039;s initial release, Apple appears to be having problems making enough of the high-end cylindrical desktop computer. The company&#039;s store currently shows shipping times of 4-5 weeks for all Mac Pro models, even the stock versions without additional customizations.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Software News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:41:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 415236 at Android will survive the larger screen onslaught of the iPhone 6 Those predicting the doom of Android because of the iPhone 6 are quite wrong. Plus: Take a screenshot tour of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and does Linux disappoint some Windows users?<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Open Source News Android Ubuntu Windows Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:11:21 +0000 jimlynch 415210 at U.S. commercial drone industry struggles to take off The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill that permits the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) over the country&#039;s airspace. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Hardware IT Management Security News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:36:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415206 at Can we talk? Internet of Things vendors face a communications 'mess' Vendors will tell you that the Internet of Things (IoT) has arrived. We&#039;re here to tell you that it hasn&#039;t. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Mobile & Wireless Networking News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:06:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 415205 at