ITworld News http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/16/all en Amazon says $9.99 e-books will boost revenue, including for Hachette http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429215/amazon-says-999-e-books-will-boost-revenue-including-hachette Amazon.com believes that pricing e-books at US$9.99 will boost sales by over 74 percent as the books are highly price-elastic.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429215/amazon-says-999-e-books-will-boost-revenue-including-hachette" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429215/amazon-says-999-e-books-will-boost-revenue-including-hachette#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:49:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 429215 at http://www.itworld.com iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls http://www.itworld.com/security/429209/iphone-gets-first-free-app-encrypting-voice-calls An open-source project has released the first free application for the iPhone that scrambles voice calls, which would thwart government surveillance or eavesdropping by hackers.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/429209/iphone-gets-first-free-app-encrypting-voice-calls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/429209/iphone-gets-first-free-app-encrypting-voice-calls#comments Mobile & Wireless Security Software Unified Communications News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:39:59 +0000 IDGNS staff 429209 at http://www.itworld.com Zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint Protection http://www.itworld.com/security/429205/zero-day-flaws-found-symantecs-endpoint-protection Symantec&#039;s Endpoint Protection product has three zero-day flaws that could allow a logged-in user to move to a higher access level on a computer, according to a penetration testing and training company.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/429205/zero-day-flaws-found-symantecs-endpoint-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/429205/zero-day-flaws-found-symantecs-endpoint-protection#comments Security News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:32:22 +0000 IDGNS staff 429205 at http://www.itworld.com BlackBerry focuses on security for the enterprise http://www.itworld.com/security/429189/blackberry-focuses-security-enterprise Now that BlackBerry has fallen significantly behind Apple and Google in the race to offer features and third-party apps for its smartphones, the company is concentrating on providing devices that, it claims, have the strongest available security -- the killer feature for the enterprise.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/429189/blackberry-focuses-security-enterprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/429189/blackberry-focuses-security-enterprise#comments Mobile & Wireless Security News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:48:10 +0000 IDGNS staff 429189 at http://www.itworld.com Twitter more than doubles its sales, stock soars http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429188/twitter-more-doubles-its-sales-stock-soars Twitter more than doubled its sales in the second quarter, the company reported Tuesday, showing a strong advertising business.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429188/twitter-more-doubles-its-sales-stock-soars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429188/twitter-more-doubles-its-sales-stock-soars#comments Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:00:36 +0000 IDGNS staff 429188 at http://www.itworld.com Oracle hits back at ex-employee's claims over in-memory database option http://www.itworld.com/software/429183/oracle-hits-back-ex-employees-claims-over-memory-database-option Oracle has responded to a former employee&#039;s claim that a new in-memory processing option is turned on by default with the latest release of Database 12c, insisting that the process of enabling it requires a series of deliberate steps.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/429183/oracle-hits-back-ex-employees-claims-over-memory-database-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/429183/oracle-hits-back-ex-employees-claims-over-memory-database-option#comments IT Management Software Storage News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:16:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 429183 at http://www.itworld.com Uber, Airbnb go after businesses http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429171/uber-airbnb-go-after-businesses Uber and Airbnb, which have already proved popular with travelers and urbanites with smartphones, have unveiled new features and links to other services designed to attract more business users.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429171/uber-airbnb-go-after-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429171/uber-airbnb-go-after-businesses#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:55:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 429171 at http://www.itworld.com Guns, vandals and thieves: Data shows US networks under attack http://www.itworld.com/networking/429162/guns-vandals-and-thieves-data-shows-us-networks-under-attack Early one morning in April last year, someone accessed an underground vault just south of San Jose, California, and cut through fiber-optic cables there. The incident blacked out phone, Internet and 911 service for thousands of people in Silicon Valley.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/429162/guns-vandals-and-thieves-data-shows-us-networks-under-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/429162/guns-vandals-and-thieves-data-shows-us-networks-under-attack#comments Networking Unified Communications News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:47:08 +0000 IDGNS staff 429162 at http://www.itworld.com Google, Linaro develop custom Android edition for Project Ara http://www.itworld.com/429161/google-linaro-develop-custom-android-edition-project-ara Google is working with open-source development organization Linaro to develop a special edition of Android for the Project Ara customizable smartphone.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/429161/google-linaro-develop-custom-android-edition-project-ara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/429161/google-linaro-develop-custom-android-edition-project-ara#comments News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:54:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 429161 at http://www.itworld.com As IoT changes how carriers make money, Ericsson is buying new smarts http://www.itworld.com/internet/429158/iot-changes-how-carriers-make-money-ericsson-buying-new-smarts Ericsson plans to acquire MetraTech, a vendor of billing systems based on metadata, as service providers eye new services using the Internet of Things.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/429158/iot-changes-how-carriers-make-money-ericsson-buying-new-smarts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/429158/iot-changes-how-carriers-make-money-ericsson-buying-new-smarts#comments Internet IT Management News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:15:06 +0000 IDGNS staff 429158 at http://www.itworld.com Canada blames China for cyber intrusion at National Research Council http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429138/canada-blames-china-cyber-intrusion-national-research-council The IT infrastructure of the National Research Council of Canada was recently compromised by highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored hackers, the Canadian government said Tuesday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429138/canada-blames-china-cyber-intrusion-national-research-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429138/canada-blames-china-cyber-intrusion-national-research-council#comments Data Protection Government IT Management Security News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:43:51 +0000 IDGNS staff 429138 at http://www.itworld.com Audi tests driverless car on Florida expressway http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429137/audi-tests-driverless-car-florida-expressway Audi demonstrated a highly automated driving technology in an Audi A7 equipped to handle driving functions on freeway conditions at up to 40 mph. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429137/audi-tests-driverless-car-florida-expressway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429137/audi-tests-driverless-car-florida-expressway#comments Hardware News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:55:05 +0000 IDGNS staff 429137 at http://www.itworld.com Senator pushes new version of bill to limit NSA phone records collection http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/429136/senator-pushes-new-version-bill-limit-nsa-phone-records-collection U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy has introduced a new version of a bill to rein in the National Security Agency&#039;s bulk collection of U.S. phone records in an effort to strengthen legislation that passed the House of Representatives this year.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/429136/senator-pushes-new-version-bill-limit-nsa-phone-records-collection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/429136/senator-pushes-new-version-bill-limit-nsa-phone-records-collection#comments Government IT Management Security Unified Communications News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:46:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 429136 at http://www.itworld.com Swap files between Windows and Android in 2 clicks with Pushbullet http://www.itworld.com/429134/swap-files-between-windows-and-android-2-clicks-pushbullet Pushbullet is great for quick and dirty file swapping between your Windows PC and Android.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/429134/swap-files-between-windows-and-android-2-clicks-pushbullet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/429134/swap-files-between-windows-and-android-2-clicks-pushbullet#comments Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Personal Tech Software Windows News Android Android apps mobile apps pushbullet Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:51:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 429134 at http://www.itworld.com Majority of large ISPs now using monthly data caps, GAO says http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429129/majority-large-isps-now-using-monthly-data-caps-gao-says U.S. broadband providers appear to be embracing monthly data caps, but customers are confused about the amount of data they use and broadband plan options, according to preliminary findings by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429129/majority-large-isps-now-using-monthly-data-caps-gao-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429129/majority-large-isps-now-using-monthly-data-caps-gao-says#comments Government IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:56:57 +0000 IDGNS staff 429129 at http://www.itworld.com