ITworld Internet http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/41/all en Bing for schools out of pilot stage, promises ad-free search http://www.itworld.com/networking/415754/bing-schools-out-pilot-stage-promises-ad-free-search Microsoft is throwing open an advertisement-free version of its Bing search engine to all eligible kindergarten to 12th grade schools in the U.S., after completing the pilot stage of this program that was first run in five large public school districts.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/415754/bing-schools-out-pilot-stage-promises-ad-free-search" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/415754/bing-schools-out-pilot-stage-promises-ad-free-search#comments Internet IT Management Networking News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:42:32 +0000 IDGNS staff 415754 at http://www.itworld.com Brazil's senate passes Internet legislation ahead of NETmundial conference http://www.itworld.com/internet/415739/brazils-senate-passes-internet-legislation-ahead-netmundial-conference Brazil&#039;s Federal Senate has passed a proposed Internet law that aims to guarantee freedom of expression and privacy to the country&#039;s Internet users, and also requires foreign Internet service providers to fall in line with the country&#039;s rules.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415739/brazils-senate-passes-internet-legislation-ahead-netmundial-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415739/brazils-senate-passes-internet-legislation-ahead-netmundial-conference#comments Government Internet IT Management News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:30:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 415739 at http://www.itworld.com Dorian Nakamoto thanks Bitcoin users for donations http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415726/dorian-nakamoto-thanks-bitcoin-users-donations The cash-strapped man Newsweek magazine named as the creator of Bitcoin has thanked supporters who donated over US$23,000 of the virtual currency to him.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415726/dorian-nakamoto-thanks-bitcoin-users-donations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415726/dorian-nakamoto-thanks-bitcoin-users-donations#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:06:49 +0000 IDGNS staff 415726 at http://www.itworld.com Reddit demotes technology subthread after posts were deleted http://www.itworld.com/internet/415712/reddit-demotes-technology-subthread-after-posts-were-deleted Reddit has removed from its front page the popular r/technology subreddit after what it called bad editorial choices by the page&#039;s moderators.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415712/reddit-demotes-technology-subthread-after-posts-were-deleted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415712/reddit-demotes-technology-subthread-after-posts-were-deleted#comments Internet On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:36:21 +0000 IDGNS staff 415712 at http://www.itworld.com Salesforce at 15: Industry disruptor wards off midlife crisis http://www.itworld.com/software/415682/salesforce-15-industry-disruptor-wards-midlife-crisis Salesforce.com recently celebrated its 15th year in existence, and as the SaaS (software-as-a-service) vendor races toward US$5 billion in revenue its influence on the industry is being felt more than ever. At the same time, some signs indicate that Salesforce.com is having a few growing pains, as well as showing some trappings of the mega-vendors it once mocked with its &quot;End of Software&quot; marketing campaign.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415682/salesforce-15-industry-disruptor-wards-midlife-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415682/salesforce-15-industry-disruptor-wards-midlife-crisis#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:37:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 415682 at http://www.itworld.com Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube http://www.itworld.com/internet/415681/google-will-push-mobile-app-installs-search-and-youtube Mobile users of Google&#039;s search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers&#039; mobile apps.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415681/google-will-push-mobile-app-installs-search-and-youtube" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415681/google-will-push-mobile-app-installs-search-and-youtube#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Personal Tech Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:41:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 415681 at http://www.itworld.com Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage business http://www.itworld.com/415670/aereo-argues-ruling-against-it-could-hurt-cloud-storage-business If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that streaming video provider Aereo violates the copyrights of TV networks, it may also put cloud storage services at risk, the company&#039;s lawyer argued Monday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/415670/aereo-argues-ruling-against-it-could-hurt-cloud-storage-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/415670/aereo-argues-ruling-against-it-could-hurt-cloud-storage-business#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:14:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 415670 at http://www.itworld.com With "Baidu Inside," the Chinese firm takes aim at hardware market http://www.itworld.com/415580/baidu-inside-chinese-firm-takes-aim-hardware-market Printers, air quality monitors, and weighing scales aren&#039;t exactly in the realm of Baidu, China&#039;s largest search engine. But that&#039;s starting to change under a new company initiative that seeks to bring Baidu technology to smart devices, including household appliances.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/415580/baidu-inside-chinese-firm-takes-aim-hardware-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/415580/baidu-inside-chinese-firm-takes-aim-hardware-market#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:00:57 +0000 IDGNS staff 415580 at http://www.itworld.com AT&T lays out plan for gigabit Internet dominance, setting up Google Fiber showdown http://www.itworld.com/networking/415551/att-lays-out-plan-gigabit-internet-dominance-setting-google-fiber-showdown The wave of next-generation Internet speeds is coming, as Google Fiber and AT&amp;amp;T&#039;s U-Verse with GigaPower networks lead the charge. These fiber-optic networks offer blazing data speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second; what&#039;s more users on these networks can download huge files like HD movies in a matter of seconds as opposed to the minutes it takes on traditional networks.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/415551/att-lays-out-plan-gigabit-internet-dominance-setting-google-fiber-showdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/415551/att-lays-out-plan-gigabit-internet-dominance-setting-google-fiber-showdown#comments Internet Networking Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:49:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 415551 at http://www.itworld.com Where R U now? iPhone texts come to Glass http://www.itworld.com/415512/where-r-u-now-iphone-texts-come-glass Google Glass-wearing, iPhone-toting techies who can&#039;t be bothered to look at their smartphones for texts can instead peer into a different screen out of the corner of their eye.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/415512/where-r-u-now-iphone-texts-come-glass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/415512/where-r-u-now-iphone-texts-come-glass#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Software Unified Communications News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:16:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 415512 at http://www.itworld.com Aereo court case: Consumer control over TV vs. broadcaster copyrights http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415501/aereo-court-case-consumer-control-over-tv-vs-broadcaster-copyrights The ability of television viewers to control and watch programs may be at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a copyright infringement case brought by TV networks against Aereo, a service that streams over-the-air television online.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415501/aereo-court-case-consumer-control-over-tv-vs-broadcaster-copyrights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415501/aereo-court-case-consumer-control-over-tv-vs-broadcaster-copyrights#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:46:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 415501 at http://www.itworld.com Most but not all sites have fixed Heartbleed flaw http://www.itworld.com/internet/415438/most-not-all-sites-have-fixed-heartbleed-flaw The world&#039;s top 1,000 websites have been patched to protect their servers against the &quot;Heartbleed&quot; exploit, but up to 2% of the top million were still vulnerable as of last week. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415438/most-not-all-sites-have-fixed-heartbleed-flaw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415438/most-not-all-sites-have-fixed-heartbleed-flaw#comments Internet IT Management News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:40:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 415438 at http://www.itworld.com Even the most secure cloud storage may not be so secure, study finds http://www.itworld.com/security/415432/even-most-secure-cloud-storage-may-not-be-so-secure-study-finds Some cloud storage providers who hope to be on the leading edge of cloud security adopt a &quot;zero-knowledge&quot; policy in which vendors say it is impossible for customer data to be snooped on. But a recent study by computer scientists at Johns Hopkins University is questioning just how secure those zero knowledge tactics are.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415432/even-most-secure-cloud-storage-may-not-be-so-secure-study-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415432/even-most-secure-cloud-storage-may-not-be-so-secure-study-finds#comments Cloud Computing Hardware Internet Networking Security News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:12:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 415432 at http://www.itworld.com NTT launches browser-to-browser chatroom with avatars http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415431/ntt-launches-browser-browser-chatroom-avatars If you don&#039;t mind being represented by a feline avatar, NTT Communications has a quirky video chatroom just for you.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415431/ntt-launches-browser-browser-chatroom-avatars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415431/ntt-launches-browser-browser-chatroom-avatars#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:24:49 +0000 IDGNS staff 415431 at http://www.itworld.com Activists want net neutrality, NSA spying debated at Brazil Internet conference http://www.itworld.com/government/415416/activists-want-net-neutrality-nsa-spying-debated-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="http://www.itworld.com/government/415416/activists-want-net-neutrality-nsa-spying-debated-brazil-internet-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/415416/activists-want-net-neutrality-nsa-spying-debated-brazil-internet-conference#comments Government Internet Networking News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:28:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 415416 at http://www.itworld.com