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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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

Published on: June 3rd, 2010 IDG News Service

Google woos Palm VP, rebuffs Germany, buys AdMob

Download our latest podcast here.Google won't hand over WiFi data to Germany Google rebuffed a request from German data protection officials to hand over data it mistakenly collected as part of Street View

Published on: May 31st, 2010 IDG News Service

Facebook simplifies privacy controls, Pakistan considers lifting YouTube ban

Download our latest podcast here.Facebook's decision to offer end-users simpler options to configure privacy controls on the social-networking site has received an initial thumbs-up from industry experts and privacy watchdogs. This first wave

Published on: May 28th, 2010 IDG News Service

Facebook, YouTube banned by Pakistan for

Download our latest podcast here.Facebook blocks anti-Muslim page from India Facebook has blocked in India the controversial "Everybody draw Mohammed Day!" page that last week led to the site being banned in Pakistan.

Published on: May 25th, 2010 IDG News Service

Google faces privacy concerns from Europe, partners with VMware

Download our latest podcast here.Symantec buys VeriSign authentication business unit Symantec will pay US$1.28 billion to acquire VeriSign's authentication business. The VeriSign business unit sells two-factor authentication tokens, fraud detection and public key

Published on: May 20th, 2010 IDG News Service

Dell to release Streak, Android-powered

Download our latest podcast here.Sony starts to profit from PlayStation 3 sales Sony has finally begun making money on its PlayStation 3 console and expects its game business to turn a profit this

Published on: May 14th, 2010 IDG News Service

Office 2010 for business, Office Web Apps launched

Download our latest podcast here.Pro-copyright judges to hear Pirate Bay court appeal Sweden's Supreme Court has ruled that two of the judges scheduled to hear an appeal in the Pirate Bay case are

Published on: May 12th, 2010 IDG News Service

Google Calendar, Google Finance suffer slow-downs and outages

Download our latest podcast here.Stock market crash cripples financial Web sites The stock market crash on Thursday afternoon took financial Web sites down with it, as people hurried online to make trades and

Published on: May 7th, 2010 IDG News Service