World IPv6 Day draws attention to security concerns

The marking of World IPv6 Day yesterday has drawn fresh attention to the next generation Internet addressing protocol, as well as to the security considerations that enterprises will need to deal with as

Published on: June 10th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on par with Apple on design

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi is the first Android tablet to effectively challenge Apple's iPad 2 at what Apple does best: Design. Let's face it, when it comes to tablets, design is

Published on: June 9th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

Apple and Google: we’ve seen the cloud from both sides now

Apple and Google now dominate the world's smartphone and mobile device markets and both are now pushing quickly into the cloud. While Apple this week finally acknowledged the cloud as the future of

Published on: June 9th, 2011 Ryan Faas

Google updates Chrome with safe browsing feature

Google on Tuesday updated Chrome to version 12, adding a new tool that warns users when they've downloaded files from dangerous Web sites. The company also patched 15 bugs in the browser and

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

5 Interesting tidbits about iOS 5 and iCloud

This fall Apple will do battle in the cloud with Google, move further into the so-called post-PC world, and take a shot at one of Research In Motion's most prized BlackBerry features. Apple

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Ian Paul

Gmail passwords stolen using Flash exploit

Adobe today confirmed that the Flash Player bug it patched Sunday is being used to steal login credentials of Google's Gmail users.The vulnerability was patched yesterday in an "out-of-band," or emergency update. The

Published on: June 7th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Chinese government refutes Google accusations over Gmail attacks

A Chinese official today denied accusations that the government was responsible for attacks that accessed hundreds of Google Gmail accounts. "The so-called allegations that the Chinese government supports hacking is completely fabricated with

Published on: June 3rd, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Google’s Schmidt admits bungling Facebook, talks partnership with Apple

This week I'm at the Wall Street Journal's D9 conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. The event features a series of tech luminaries interviewed by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, of the Journal's All Things Digital Website.

Published on: June 2nd, 2011 Jason Snell and Brennon Slattery

Chromebook vs. Intel Ultrabook: Who can reinvent the laptop?

Intel's Ultrabooks and Google's Chromebooks are new categories of laptops (or netbooks, if you will), and both want to simultaneously woo you away from your desktop yet prevent you from defecting to tablet-only

Published on: June 2nd, 2011 Melanie Pinola

Free browser toolbar helps improve your Web site’s SEO

Part art and part science, search engine optimization is not for the faint of heart, what with its ever-changing rules and potential for spectacular disasters. The stories of JCPenney and DecorMyEyes, in particular, have recently provided a vivid

Published on: May 30th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

When will Canada have Google Wallet?

Google on Thursday unveiled a mobile wallet platform and field tests in New York and San Francisco that will let people with special phones pay for goods in retail shops by tapping the

Published on: May 27th, 2011 Nancy Gorhing

Google navigates privacy hurdles for Street View Bangalore

Google started collecting data for its Street View project in Bangalore on Thursday, but is being very careful not to run into controversies about privacy or government concerns about security, a company executive

Published on: May 26th, 2011 John Ribeiro

Top 10 Microsoft Office add-ons to boost productivity

Like most people who own PCs, you probably rely on Microsoft Office to get a lot of your work done. And you probably wish that you could get more out of the suite.

Published on: May 26th, 2011 Preston Gralla

Google to extend 24/7 phone support for more users

Google has always been known for fast and easy-to-use Web services loved by consumers. Google has never been known for the kind of dedicated support enterprise IT shops demand from technology vendors.Yet Google

Published on: May 20th, 2011 Jon Brodkin