MingleStick aims to kill business cards

When I first received a press release about the MingleStick earlier this month, I was incredulous about the technology’s appeal – “This is dumb,” my internal dialogue began. “Who would ever use this?”

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 11th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Windows Phone 7 will locate your lost cell, kill it

Download our latest podcast here.Bing for Android coming soon Microsoft will release its first full-featured Bing search client for Android in the next six weeks, matching the search capabilities that Microsoft offers for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 14th, 2010 IDG News Service

Secret

Download our latest podcast here.U.S. 'Perfect Citizen' program defends against hackers The U.S. National Security Agency confirmed the existence of a controversial program aimed at protecting the country's critical infrastructure Thursday, but disputed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 12th, 2010 IDG News Service

Broadband Internet at 30,000 feet

Download our latest podcast here.EMC buys datawarehousing firm EMC plans to acquire Greenplum for an undisclosed sum and form a new division around the privately held company's data warehousing technology. Greenplum sells software

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 7th, 2010 IDG News Service

Google sees YouTube hacked, China operations at risk

Download our latest podcast here.YouTube hacked Malicious hackers attacked Google's YouTube on Sunday, exploiting a cross-site scripting vulnerability on the ultra-popular video sharing site, hitting primarily sections where users post comments. The attack

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 5th, 2010 IDG News Service

SAP poised to release cloud app, Apple sells 1.7 m iPhone 4s in three days

Download our latest podcast here.SAP is segmenting its emerging cloud-computing strategy across multiple development platforms, including one code-named "River," which will support lightweight extensions to its on-premises ERP software. The first River-based application,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2010 IDG News Service

Dell expects PC sales to soar on recession rebound

Download our latest podcast here.Dell optimistic about PC sales Companies have started to replace PCs they'd put off updating during the recession, and that cycle will take off in the third and fourth

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2010 IDG News Service

Obama wants international clamp down on pirate sites

Download our latest podcast here.AMD announces cloud-optimized CPUs Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday announced a new family of microprocessors for cloud computing servers, including one chip priced at US$99. The chips belong to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 23rd, 2010 IDG News Service

Malware overwhelming security software firms

Download our latest podcast here.Microsoft's Bing improved for entertainment content Microsoft will unveil new features this week to enhance the Bing search engine's capabilities to search for entertainment-related content, specifically in areas such

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 21st, 2010 IDG News Service

iPhone 4 pre-orders met with slew of errors

Download our latest podcast here.iPhone 4 pre-orders stymied by technical problems After a day when some customers gave up trying to buy a new iPhone 4, both AT&T and Apple continued to have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 16th, 2010 IDG News Service

Apple’s iPad draws antitrust concern, FBI investigation

Download our latest podcast here.Dell CEO seeks settlement over fraud allegations Dell's CEO is talking to U.S. financial regulators about a settlement related to allegations over his company's business dealings with Intel, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2010 IDG News Service

Japan testing uber-fast LTE cell network

Download our latest podcast here.Japan to get LTE network by December Japan's NTT DoCoMo began testing on Tuesday of a new cellular data network that should ensure Tokyo remains one of the fastest

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2010 IDG News Service

Unpatched Windows 2000 machines targeted by hackers

Download our latest podcast here.Europe concerned about environmental risk of electronics The safety of some chemicals used by the electronics industry should be reviewed, members of the European Parliament's Environment Committee say. However,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2010 IDG News Service

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner investigating Google WiFi data collection

Download our latest podcast here.AMD teases new Fusion processors Advanced Micro Devices gave reporters a first look at its upcoming Fusion processors on Wednesday in a demonstration calculated to reveal as few specifics

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2010 IDG News Service