Google tweaks search to be more semantic

Download our latest podcast here.Google offers semantic search Google has given its Web search engine an injection of semantic technology, as the search leader pushes into what many consider the future of search

Published on: March 25th, 2009 IDG News Service

Palm sales plummet ahead of Pre arrival

Download our latest podcast here.Silly iPhone pricing As promised, AT&T will begin selling iPhones without requiring a two-year contract, but the devices will be so expensive that few people are likely to want

Published on: March 20th, 2009 IDG News Service

iPhone 3.0 adds copy and paste amongst 100 new features

Download our latest podcast here.iPhone v3.0 sneak peekiPhone users and app developers got a sneak preview at what the future holds for them on Tuesday, when Apple showcased its upcoming iPhone 3.0 software.

Published on: March 18th, 2009 IDG News Service

IBM releases privacy-boosting Facebook application

Download our latest podcast here.IBM releases Facebook tool IBM unveiled an application on Thursday that guides users toward strong privacy settings in Facebook's online marketplace and could be developed into a management tool

Published on: March 13th, 2009 IDG News Service

iPhone app so popular that Google blocks it

Download our latest podcast here.Sun rises with new processor After a year's delay, Sun Microsystems' 16-core "Rock" server chip is on track for delivery in the fall, the head of Sun's systems business

Published on: March 11th, 2009 IDG News Service

European Commission stops monitoring Microsoft compliance

Download our latest podcast here.Microsoft off the hook in Europe Five years after its landmark antitrust ruling against Microsoft, the European Commission has decided it no longer needs to monitor the company's compliance

Published on: March 6th, 2009 IDG News Service

Is “Kumo” Microsoft’s new search engine?

Download our latest podcast here.You have the option of downloading our podcast or reading the transcript here. Microsoft tests new search engine technology Microsoft has confirmed it is testing a new search engine

Published on: March 5th, 2009 IDG News Service

UK-based hacker faces extradition to the US

Download our latest podcast here.British authorities said Thursday they won't prosecute a hacker who would prefer to face trial in his own country rather than face extradition to the U.S. Gary McKinnon, of

Published on: February 27th, 2009 IDG News Service

Criminal groups using Skype to “communicate without fear”

Download our latest podcast here.Suspicious phone conversations on Skype could be targeted for tapping as part of a pan-European crackdown on what law authorities believe is a massive technical loophole in current wiretapping

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 IDG News Service

Solar-powered cell phones designed by LG, Samsung

Download our latest podcast here.LG and Samsung will both unveil next week cell phones that you definitively won't want to keep in your pocket. They have developed prototype handsets that are recharged by

Published on: February 13th, 2009 IDG News Service

Intel to spend $7 billion on manufacturing plant upgrades

Download our latest podcast here.Intel will spend 7 billion dollars over the next two years to revamp three U.S. manufacturing plants, and the company's CEO called on other U.S. companies to also invest

Published on: February 11th, 2009 IDG News Service

Analyst predicts Microsoft smartphone unveiling soon

Download our latest podcast here.Rumors that Microsoft will launch its own smartphones have gained steam again, with one analyst predicting that the device may be introduced at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in

Published on: February 6th, 2009 IDG News Service

Google execs a no-show in Italian trial

Download our latest podcast here.The trial of four Google executives charged with privacy violations opened in Milan Tuesday in a ground-breaking test of European Internet law. None of the suspects, who risk a

Published on: February 5th, 2009 IDG News Service

Obama falls short on promise to post legislation to Web

Download our latest podcast here.New U.S. President Barack Obama promised during his campaign to post all nonemergency legislation on WhiteHouse.gov before signing it as a way to allow the public to review and

Published on: January 30th, 2009 IDG News Service