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Over a thousand major enterprise networks and small and medium businesses in the U.S. have been compromised by a recently discovered malware package called "Backoff" and are probably unaware of it, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a cybersecurity alert on Friday.
| 22 August 2014, 10 pm

Efforts by the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) to standardize software testing are receiving some pushback, with an online petition launched to stop the plan.
| 22 August 2014, 8 pm

We now have three major cloud leaders: Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft. As the cloud market continues to mature, I predict that the runners-up will have an increasingly hard time keeping pace. Even if they are more innovative and creative, some aspects of...

| 22 August 2014, 10 am

Taiwanese PC maker Acer is bringing Google's Chrome operating system to desktops with a new unit that will arrive in the U.S. next month.

Acer's Chromebox CXI, announced on Thursday, puts the Chrome OS into a small enclosure measuring 0.6 liters in volume. It runs an Intel Celeron 2957U dual-core 1.4GHz processor, has a 16GB solid-state drive, and promises a boot-up time of just 8...

| 21 August 2014, 3 pm


Credit: Reuters/Stephen Lam

| 21 August 2014, 10 am

Hewlett-Packard reported a slight uptick in revenue for the second calendar quarter as its PC sales increased again.

HP's revenue climbed 1 percent to $27.6 billion for the quarter ended July 31, the company announced Wednesday. It was the first year-on-year revenue growth HP has reported in three years.

| 20 August 2014, 9 pm

There's this part in the seminal Alan Moore/Brian Bolland Batman story "The Killing Joke" where the Joker, his plan thwarted, shares a joke with the caped crusader: Two convicts are escaping from prison and make a...

| 20 August 2014, 7 pm