ITworld Internet http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/41/all en Rhapsody reaches 2M subscribers, bets on new unRadio service http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/429050/rhapsody-reaches-2m-subscribers-bets-new-unradio-service Rhapsody International, which operates the Rhapsody and Napster music services, said Tuesday it plans to expand in France and Latin America as a result of deals with mobile operators SRF and Telefonica.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/429050/rhapsody-reaches-2m-subscribers-bets-new-unradio-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/429050/rhapsody-reaches-2m-subscribers-bets-new-unradio-service#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Personal Tech News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:49:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 429050 at http://www.itworld.com Using Instagram on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says http://www.itworld.com/security/429048/using-instagram-public-wi-fi-poses-risk-account-hijack-researcher-says A configuration problem in Facebook&#039;s popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person&#039;s account if they&#039;re both on the same public Wi-Fi network.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/429048/using-instagram-public-wi-fi-poses-risk-account-hijack-researcher-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/429048/using-instagram-public-wi-fi-poses-risk-account-hijack-researcher-says#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Security News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:47:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 429048 at http://www.itworld.com Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands http://www.itworld.com/networking/429040/testbed-will-help-clouds-and-networks-shake-hands A network testbed being constructed just south of San Francisco will help carriers and vendors develop standards for better cloud services, the CloudEthernet Forum says.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/429040/testbed-will-help-clouds-and-networks-shake-hands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/429040/testbed-will-help-clouds-and-networks-shake-hands#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:13:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 429040 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook to require Messenger app for mobile chat http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/429039/facebook-require-messenger-app-mobile-chat If you like to send messages via Facebook when you&#039;re on the move, get ready to download a new app.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/429039/facebook-require-messenger-app-mobile-chat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/429039/facebook-require-messenger-app-mobile-chat#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:29:32 +0000 IDGNS staff 429039 at http://www.itworld.com Defending Facebook, OkCupid says it also runs user-behavior tests http://www.itworld.com/internet/429000/defending-facebook-okcupid-says-it-also-runs-user-behavior-tests Facebook earlier this summer sparked criticism over a study in which it manipulated the feeds of some of its users, but the dating site OkCupid says what Facebook did is normal, and that in fact it has run its own user-behavior tests.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/429000/defending-facebook-okcupid-says-it-also-runs-user-behavior-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/429000/defending-facebook-okcupid-says-it-also-runs-user-behavior-tests#comments Internet On-demand Software Unified Communications News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:41:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 429000 at http://www.itworld.com Chinese users tire of older social networking sites http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428916/chinese-users-tire-older-social-networking-sites Social networking sites in China that are modeled on Facebook are having a hard time holding on to users, with customers like Beijing resident Shi Yunfeng, drifting away to newer services.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428916/chinese-users-tire-older-social-networking-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428916/chinese-users-tire-older-social-networking-sites#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:57:36 +0000 IDGNS staff 428916 at http://www.itworld.com SEC drops probe into Facebook's pre-IPO sales disclosures http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428742/sec-drops-probe-facebooks-pre-ipo-sales-disclosures The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has dropped its investigation into disclosures about Facebook advertising sales before the company went public in 2012.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428742/sec-drops-probe-facebooks-pre-ipo-sales-disclosures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428742/sec-drops-probe-facebooks-pre-ipo-sales-disclosures#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:18:03 +0000 IDGNS staff 428742 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 Doing an Office 365 migration the right way http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/428642/doing-office-365-migration-right-way Migrating from Exchange (on-premise) to Office 365 can be smooth and successful, or full of surprises and challenges.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/428642/doing-office-365-migration-right-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/428642/doing-office-365-migration-right-way#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software Opinion Office 365 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:37:11 +0000 IDGNS staff 428642 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 Real-time analytics helps Virginia credit union prevent fraud http://www.itworld.com/security/428632/real-time-analytics-helps-virginia-credit-union-prevent-fraud Financial institutions use many technologies to fight crime, but much of the work comes too late, focusing on suspicious activity, like uncharacteristic charges or money transfers, after it happens.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/428632/real-time-analytics-helps-virginia-credit-union-prevent-fraud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/428632/real-time-analytics-helps-virginia-credit-union-prevent-fraud#comments Big Data Internet IT Management Networking Security News Analytics Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:10:20 +0000 IDGNS staff 428632 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 California sees IT shifting to IBM-built cloud http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/428622/california-sees-it-shifting-ibm-built-cloud California is moving its IT services to a cloud, on-demand, subscription-based service that state officials believe may meet as much as 80% of its computing needs. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/428622/california-sees-it-shifting-ibm-built-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/428622/california-sees-it-shifting-ibm-built-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Government Internet IT Management Networking News IBM Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:27:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 428622 at http://www.itworld.com Going on a trip? Here's how to choose a hotel with the best Wi-Fi. http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428505/going-trip-heres-how-choose-hotel-best-wi-fi Don&#039;t want to be stuck in hotel with Wi-Fi speeds as slow as an ancient 9,600 bps modems? Here&#039;s how to check out hotel Wi-Fi speeds before you book so that you&#039;ll be able to travel in the fast lane.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428505/going-trip-heres-how-choose-hotel-best-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428505/going-trip-heres-how-choose-hotel-best-wi-fi#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech How-to hotels speed test speedspot.org travel wi-fi Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:39 +0000 Preston Gralla 428505 at http://www.itworld.com Sale of Mt. Gox-related Bitcoins.com halted after court order http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/428457/sale-mt-gox-related-bitcoinscom-halted-after-court-order The sale of the domain Bitcoins.com, affiliated with Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, has been halted after a U.S. court order, according to the auction house.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/428457/sale-mt-gox-related-bitcoinscom-halted-after-court-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/428457/sale-mt-gox-related-bitcoinscom-halted-after-court-order#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:05:11 +0000 IDGNS staff 428457 at http://www.itworld.com