Get ready for the modular smartphone. At Google's Project Ara Developer Conference this week, the company announced that the device is scheduled to go on sale in January for about $50. Disaster recovery services aren't new, but VMware vCloud Hybrid Service Disaster Recovery is. VMware just rolled out a new cloud-based disaster recovery service for its virtualized data centers. Amazon isnâ€™t the only company betting on drones. Google just snapped up Titan Aerospace, a two-year-old start-up that makes high-altitude drones, to help bring the Internet to the global masses. Google has updated its terms of service to clarify that it can scan e-mails for advertising purposes. The change comes after a U.S. District Court found the terms were not sufficiently clear for users. With data analytics being an intrinsic part of digital advertising, Twitter is moving to beef up its capability. The micro-blogging service has announced it agreed to buy data service Gnip.
How To Beat the Heartbleed Bug Heartbleed headlines continue as IT admins scramble for answers no one has. Early reports of stolen personal data, including 900 social insurance numbers in Canada, are starting to trickle in.
After Heartbleed, OpenSSL Calls for More Support The president of the OpenSSL Foundation says more support is needed from companies and governments that use its software so that it can better spot and fix flawed pieces of code such as Heartbleed.
NSC Backs Disclosing Software Vulnerabilities Disclosing vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software is in the national interest and shouldn't be withheld unless there is a clear need, says the National Security Council.
Continued Drop in Global PC Shipments Slows Worldwide shipments of PCs fell during the first three months of the year, but the global slump in PC demand may be easing, with a considerable slowdown from last year's drops.
CTIA Caves, Volunteers Kill Switch Plan After bucking against the concept of a smartphone kill switch, the CTIA just announced the â€śSmartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitmentâ€ť to thwart smartphone thefts in the U.S.
Is Amazon Launching a 3D Smartphone? Once known for selling books on an e-commerce platform, Amazon is now a bona fide hardware maker -- and it's reportedly rolling out an innovative smartphone with a 3D screen.