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  • Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

    Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

  • Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

    Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

  • Java's security problems 'unlikely to be resolved soon'

    Since the start of the year, hackers have been exploiting vulnerabilities in Java to carry out a string of attacks against companies including Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Twitter, as well as home users.

  • Ubuntu 12.10 - Ten reasons to choose open source OS over Windows 8

    Microsoft's Windows 8 dominated countless headlines in the weeks leading up to its launch late last month, but October saw the debut of another major operating system as well.

  • Windows 8 security focuses on early malware detection

    Security experts say Windows 8 is the most secure Microsoft OS to date, but that doesn't mean malware won't evolve to exploit it

  • Why you should upgrade to Windows 8

    Microsoft?s new operating system may look like a radical departure from Windows 7, but it works, it makes sense ? and it?s the future.

  • Why you shouldn?t upgrade to Windows 8

    I'm writing this in a Microsoft Word 2010 window that fills less than half of my screen. Also visible are two Chrome windows - one containing my inbox, the other some pages relevant to this article - and Windows Media Player, which reports to me that I'm listening to Beethovens Seventh Symphony. I can easily get to any installed program with a few clicks of my mouse.

  • Windows RT needs native Facebook and Twitter apps

    Microsoft is hosting a media event today to mark the official launch of Windows 8, and the Surface RT tablet. The initial reviews of the Surface RT have had high praise for the quality and construction of the tablet hardware, but almost universally reviewers are concerned with the lack of apps for Windows RT. Two apps in particular, though, stand out as giant voids in the ecosystem: Facebook and Twitter.

  • Microsoft Surface RT - Five things to consider before buying

    Before you head online to pre-order Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT, you'll want to make sure this is the right device for you. Do you need to run traditional Windows programs? Would you rather have a device that has a heftier keyboard dock? Have you looked at the other Windows 8-powered devices headed your way? Buying a Windows RT slate is not going to be as simple as buying an iPad or Android tablet, so before you buy here's a look at five things to consider.

  • Microsoft Surface RT vs Apple iPad - Tablet showdown

    Microsoft Tuesday announced that it is accepting online orders for its ARM-based "Surface with Windows RT" touch tablet. This is the first Microsoft-designed and -sold mobile device, due to ship Oct. 26 with the formal launch of Windows 8.

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