In their current form, botnets are bad enough, but they are quickly evolving into a much tougher species to kill, according to security researchers.
Google plans to take another swipe at Microsoft's Office suite of tools by adding presentation software to its Google Docs Web-based tools for word processing, e-mail and spreadsheets.
Intel has posted a profit of $US1.6 billion for the first quarter, a rise of 19 per cent over that quarter last year, thanks to reduced personnel costs after recent layoffs and a $300 million tax reversal.
It's not clear what gets discussed during McKinsey & Co.'s weekly internal communication meeting, but the dial-in number and passcode for the event can be easily found by searching with Google.
Amazon.com's Web services business isn't profitable, but it's growing very rapidly and the company expects it to make money eventually, Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos said Monday.
JotSpot agreed to be acquired by Google partly because the search engine giant is "a nerd's paradise," JotSpot co-founder Joe Kraus said Monday.
Few corporations are likely to ban iPods in the workplace, but whether Apple and other manufacturers of MP3 players shoulder some responsibility to add security to their devices -- and how effective that security would be -- is a growing debate.
Norwegian open source software company Trolltech has announced its first global contest for its Linux-based mobile phone platform, the Qtopia Greenphone Developer Challenge.
A major spike in activity targeting TCP Port 1025 on Windows systems may be a sign that attackers are gathering intelligence for an upcoming attack against unpatched servers, Symantec warned Monday.
If anyone knows about the potential of what has been dubbed "Web 2.0" it's the folks over at O'Reilly Media. Heck, company founder Tim O'Reilly himself coined the phrase back in 2003 to describe the emergence of a new generation of Web-based business...
Google has signed a multiyear deal with Clear Channel Radio that allows the search company to sell radio advertising on more than 675 of Clear Channel's AM/FM stations, the companies announced Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed.
On the 95th anniversary of the sinking of RMS Titanic, a genealogy Web site Sunday posted copies of the doomed ocean liner's one-and-only passenger list, the first time the roster has been made available outside the U.K.'s national archives.
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The group behind last week's massive Storm Trojan spam blast set up Windows users with a one-two punch by switching tactics in midrun, making the second stage's subject headings more believable, researchers said Monday.
The founders of Dodgeball, the mobile social networking service that Google bought in 2005, quit working for the search giant on Friday.
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