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U.S. Tweaks Rules on Border Searches of Laptops
DHS says changes respect civil liberties and privacy while helping to ensure security. — 08/31/09

Trojan.Peskyspy Snags Skype Calls on Windows PCs
New malware beats Skype encryption through Windows API attack. How serious is the threat? — 08/28/09

Facebook Tweaks Privacy Policy in Face of Inquiry
Bowing to pressure from Canadian regulators, social networking giant said it plans to give users more control over how data is shared on the site. — 08/27/09

Another Poor Showing for U.S. Broadband Rank
Largest telecom union's "Speed Matters" test finds U.S. trailing foreign rivals, highlights regional disparities. — 08/26/09

Why I Would Be First in Line to Buy an Apple HDTV
The company certainly won't be first to provide such a product, but Apple is simply the best in the industry at determining what consumers want before they even know it. — 08/25/09

Nokia Plans Entry Into Crowded Netbook Space
The Finnish mobile phone giant eyes the white-hot netbook sector -- even as signs point to new competition around the corner. — 08/24/09

Study Claims IE Tops Rivals in Security
From the blogs: Some interesting findings -- but what are they really saying? — 08/20/09

Facebook Posts Huge Search Growth
Facebook -- a leader in search? It's not so unlikely, comScore suggests. — 08/19/09

T-Mobile: Claims of G1 Update Limits 'Inaccurate'
The carrier denies reports that the Android-powered T-Mobile G1 won't support updates beyond "Cupcake." — 08/18/09

Huffington Post Goes Social With Facebook Tie-in
New Facebook sharing feature aims to create "digital water cooler" on popular news Web site. — 08/17/09

Key to Bing Success: Breaking 'Google Habit?'
comScore analysis finds 'lighter' searchers most likely to be pried away from reliance on Google for search. — 08/14/09

Bing's Growth Surprises in July
Every little gain helps grow Bing's market share. — 08/13/09

Apple Safari Gets Update for Six Flaws
But at least one security researcher takes issue with Apple's patch strategy. — 08/12/09

Clearwire Burns More Cash in WiMAX Buildout
There's a lot of cash on the line -- and possibly the future of WiMAX in the U.S. as well. — 08/11/09

Hollywood Follows Hulu to the Web
Backed by Paramount, Lions Gate and MGM, epixHD.com aims to learn from -- and rival -- plays like Hulu and YouTube. — 08/11/09

Firefox 3.6 Reaches Alpha Release
Hints point to a speedy update for 3.6. — 08/10/09

Comcast: DOCSIS 3.0, WiMAX Coming
Faster wired and wireless build-out in progress and moving forward. — 08/07/09

Europe Claims World Broadband Lead
And there are now more cell phones than people in Europe. — 08/06/09

AMD Bets on Ultra-Thin Notebook's Appeal
Meet the new boss, thinner than the old boss. AMD is betting ultra-thin notebooks will be the next big PC form factor migration. — 08/05/09

Twitter Rules for Now, But What's Next?
In this third generation of 'onlineness,' many new social media models will emerge. — 08/04/09

Apple's Rumored Tablet Has a Surprise Competitor
Two of the biggest egos in the Silicon Valley are about to collide over a market that has never been successful. Get out the popcorn. — 08/03/09


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