ITworld News http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/16/all en China's Alibaba to offer mobile phone services in June http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415171/chinas-alibaba-offer-mobile-phone-services-june Alibaba&#039;s Tmall and Taobao sites already sell everything from clothes and furniture to car tires and medicines. But soon they&#039;ll also be offering 3G data and voice call plans as well, the Chinese e-commerce giant said Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415171/chinas-alibaba-offer-mobile-phone-services-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415171/chinas-alibaba-offer-mobile-phone-services-june#comments Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:01:54 +0000 IDGNS staff 415171 at http://www.itworld.com Michaels says breach at its stores affected nearly 3M payment cards http://www.itworld.com/security/415164/michaels-says-breach-its-stores-affected-nearly-3m-payment-cards About 2.6 million payment cards at Michaels Stores and another 400,000 at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected in a card skimming attack that compromised its point-of-sale systems, the retailer said Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415164/michaels-says-breach-its-stores-affected-nearly-3m-payment-cards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415164/michaels-says-breach-its-stores-affected-nearly-3m-payment-cards#comments Data Protection Security News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:05:27 +0000 IDGNS staff 415164 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook wants to help you meet friends offline http://www.itworld.com/internet/415161/facebook-wants-help-you-meet-friends-offline Facebook now has its own take on location sharing -- an optional feature that periodically broadcasts people&#039;s locations to their friends.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415161/facebook-wants-help-you-meet-friends-offline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415161/facebook-wants-help-you-meet-friends-offline#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless On-demand Software Software Unified Communications News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:24:00 +0000 IDGNS staff 415161 at http://www.itworld.com Netcraft tool flags websites affected by Heartbleed http://www.itworld.com/endpoint-security/415159/netcraft-tool-flags-websites-affected-heartbleed Worried about how the Heartbleed vulnerability may affect your personal accounts? A new tool may be of help.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/endpoint-security/415159/netcraft-tool-flags-websites-affected-heartbleed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/endpoint-security/415159/netcraft-tool-flags-websites-affected-heartbleed#comments Data Protection Endpoint Security Security News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:33:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 415159 at http://www.itworld.com AMD's profitability streak ends at two quarters http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415158/amds-profitability-streak-ends-two-quarters Advanced Micro Devices&#039; bottom line changed from black to red on Thursday when the company posted a loss after two straight quarters of profits.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415158/amds-profitability-streak-ends-two-quarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415158/amds-profitability-streak-ends-two-quarters#comments IT Management News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:30:56 +0000 IDGNS staff 415158 at http://www.itworld.com Music labels sue Pandora over pre-1972 recordings http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415155/music-labels-sue-pandora-over-pre-1972-recordings Five music labels have filed a lawsuit against streaming music service Pandora Music, saying the company is violating state law by refusing to pay labels and artists for its use of recordings made before 1972.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415155/music-labels-sue-pandora-over-pre-1972-recordings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415155/music-labels-sue-pandora-over-pre-1972-recordings#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Personal Tech News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:53:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 415155 at http://www.itworld.com World Tech Update: Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace and NHK shows off 8K television http://www.itworld.com/software/415154/world-tech-update-google-buys-drone-maker-titan-aerospace-and-nhk-shows-8k-televisio This week on World Tech Update, Google confirmed its acquisition of drone maker Titan Aerospace, a move poised to advance delivery of the company&#039;s data services and mapping applications.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415154/world-tech-update-google-buys-drone-maker-titan-aerospace-and-nhk-shows-8k-televisio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415154/world-tech-update-google-buys-drone-maker-titan-aerospace-and-nhk-shows-8k-televisio#comments Software News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:56:48 +0000 IDGNS staff 415154 at http://www.itworld.com Samsung teams with GlobalFoundries on 3D chips http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415153/samsung-teams-globalfoundries-3d-chips Samsung is partnering with chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries to increase the supply of low-power, high-speed chips for smartphones and tablets.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415153/samsung-teams-globalfoundries-3d-chips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415153/samsung-teams-globalfoundries-3d-chips#comments Hardware News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:04:24 +0000 IDGNS staff 415153 at http://www.itworld.com Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 report http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/415151/enterprise-who-google-says-little-about-apps-business-cloud-services-q1-r Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/415151/enterprise-who-google-says-little-about-apps-business-cloud-services-q1-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/415151/enterprise-who-google-says-little-about-apps-business-cloud-services-q1-r#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software Unified Communications News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:23:31 +0000 IDGNS staff 415151 at http://www.itworld.com Exclusive: Google's Project Loon tests move to LTE band in Nevada http://www.itworld.com/internet/415150/exclusive-googles-project-loon-tests-move-lte-band-nevada Google has expanded its Project Loon tests to the Nevada desert and, for the first time, into licensed radio spectrum.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415150/exclusive-googles-project-loon-tests-move-lte-band-nevada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415150/exclusive-googles-project-loon-tests-move-lte-band-nevada#comments Internet Unified Communications News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:39:04 +0000 IDGNS staff 415150 at http://www.itworld.com IT security is national security -- but you're not alone http://www.itworld.com/security/415149/it-security-national-security-youre-not-alone National security may be at stake as private businesses try to manage a growing number of cyberthreats, but IT professionals shouldn&#039;t have to bear that burden alone.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415149/it-security-national-security-youre-not-alone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415149/it-security-national-security-youre-not-alone#comments IT Management Security News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:47:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 415149 at http://www.itworld.com For Red Hat, it's RHEL and then...? http://www.itworld.com/software/415129/red-hat-its-rhel-and-then Red Hat has successfully grown Linux into an enterprise platform, now it&#039;s looking to do the same with OpenStack <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415129/red-hat-its-rhel-and-then" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415129/red-hat-its-rhel-and-then#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking Open Source Operating Systems Software News Linux OpenStack Red Hat RHEL Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:00:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415129 at http://www.itworld.com Tor anonymity network to shrink as a result of Heartbleed flaw http://www.itworld.com/security/415111/tor-anonymity-network-shrink-result-heartbleed-flaw The Tor Project has flagged 380 Tor relays vulnerable to the critical Heartbleed flaw to be rejected from the Tor anonymity network, reducing the network&#039;s entry and exit capacity.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415111/tor-anonymity-network-shrink-result-heartbleed-flaw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415111/tor-anonymity-network-shrink-result-heartbleed-flaw#comments Security News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:15:47 +0000 IDGNS staff 415111 at http://www.itworld.com Ubuntu 14.04 LTS reviews http://www.itworld.com/software/415103/ubuntu-1404-reviews The early reviews of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS are out, find out what the critics think of Trusty Tahr. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415103/ubuntu-1404-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415103/ubuntu-1404-reviews#comments Open Source Software News Linux Ubuntu Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:20:34 +0000 jimlynch 415103 at http://www.itworld.com Report: Oracle pushes back against Oregon officials over troubled health care site http://www.itworld.com/software/415099/report-oracle-pushes-back-against-oregon-officials-over-troubled-health-care-site Oracle is gearing up for a fight with officials in Oregon over its role developing an expensive health insurance exchange website that still isn&#039;t fully operational.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415099/report-oracle-pushes-back-against-oregon-officials-over-troubled-health-care-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415099/report-oracle-pushes-back-against-oregon-officials-over-troubled-health-care-site#comments IT Management Legal Software News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:24:09 +0000 IDGNS staff 415099 at http://www.itworld.com