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Mozilla Updates Firefox Security, 3.6 Beta on Deck
Six critical flaws get patched in the current generation of the popular browser as its next big release nears completion. — 10/28/09

Google Voice Has Your Number
The Internet giant's phone-management app gets new feature. — 10/27/09

Protests Greet Facebook's Redesign, Again
Pitchforks gather in customary opposition to unexpected changes to the world's biggest online social hub. — 10/26/09

Mozilla Answers Google Wave With Raindrop
From the blogs: Mozilla offers a populist take on integrated communications with open source Raindrop. — 10/23/09

Windows 7: It's Here
At long last, the successor to Vista arrives, along with the hopes of an industry looking for a lift in sales. — 10/22/09

The Most Important Tech Product Is the Kindle, Not the iPhone
The Amazon e-book reader is revolutionizing an industry that hasn't changed since its inception. You can't say that for the iPhone. — 10/20/09

Millions Infected by Fake Security Software
"Rogueware" scam on the rise, Symantec says. — 10/19/09

Wi-Fi Gets Even Better
The Wi-Fi Alliance announced today a new peer-to-peer specification is in the works with “Wi-Fi Direct” certification expected to begin next year. — 10/14/09

McAfee Rolls Out Endpoint Protection for Macs
Security apps support Snow Leopard as well as Leopard and Tiger operating systems. — 10/15/09

AT&T Dials Up Criticism of Google Voice
Telecom giant calls on FCC to hold search giant's app to the same rules that govern the phone networks. — 10/14/09

T-Mobile May Get Sidekick Data Back After All
Sidekick user data could be restored in a potential reversal of fortune for owners of the handsets. — 10/13/09

T-Mobile, Microsoft: Sidekick Data Gone for Good
Sidekick server failure spells trouble for No. 4 carrier, Microsoft, and users. — 10/12/09

Lawmakers Call for FCC Probe Into Google Voice
Critics accuse Google of double standard on Net neutrality. — 10/09/09

McAfee FOCUS 09: Anatomy of a Scareware Scam
McAfee peels back the skin of an infamous scareware company, exposing all the intricate inner workings from publicly available data. — 10/08/09

AT&T's Skype Move Won't Stop Net Neutrality Push
Decision to allow VoIP app on iPhone welcomed by Net neutrality advocates, but unlikely to curb momentum for new rules. — 10/07/09

Microsoft: Hotmail Passwords Exposed
Microsoft said yesterday that passwords belonging to some users of its Hotmail e-mail service were exposed on an Internet site. — 10/06/09

Vonage Offers iPhone, BlackBerry Apps
The Internet telephony company aims to expand beyond the residential market by providing discounted international phone calls to iPhone and BlackBerry users. — 10/05/09

T-Mobile USA Kicks Off Wi-Fi Push
Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile USA plans to offer a wireless service for office workers, hoping to challenge arger rivals like AT&T and Verizon. — 10/05/09

Universal Broadband Key to Saving Media: Panel
Report from broad-ranging Knight Commission offers policy framework to ensure universal access to vital civic information. — 10/02/09


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