Tom Brewster

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Windows 8 won't kill Linux, says Microsoft

Windows 8 won't kill Linux, says Microsoft

But some don't buy it.
Tom Brewster Sep 27 2011, 8:21AM Hardware
Schmidt: Google doesn't cook results

Schmidt: Google doesn't cook results

US Senate hearing into Google practices gets heated.
Tom Brewster Sep 23 2011, 2:50PM Cloud
Adobe Flash 11 announced amidst fresh zero-day scare

Adobe Flash 11 announced amidst fresh zero-day scare

Flash 11 and AIR 3 are announced as Adobe looks to plug a zero-day vulnerability.
Tom Brewster Sep 23 2011, 7:02AM Software
DigiNotar goes bankrupt after hack

DigiNotar goes bankrupt after hack

The Dutch CA goes into bankruptcy following the significant hacks claimed by ComodoHacker.
Tom Brewster Sep 21 2011, 7:08AM Hardware
Chrome 14 shows Google developer love

Chrome 14 shows Google developer love

Google looks to impress developers by giving them yet more options in Chrome 14.
Tom Brewster Sep 21 2011, 7:08AM Hardware
Twitter Web Analytics unveiled

Twitter Web Analytics unveiled

Twitter makes analytics available for the benefit of those brands leveraging the micro-blogging service.
Tom Brewster Sep 20 2011, 8:42AM Hardware
Has ComodoHacker signalled the end of the CA system?

Has ComodoHacker signalled the end of the CA system?

The CA system has come under fire after ComodoHacker causes carnage, but what is the alternative?
Tom Brewster Sep 14 2011, 6:11AM Hardware
Q&A: What good will a jelly battery do?

Q&A: What good will a jelly battery do?

So-called 'jelly batteries' could be set to make gadgets safer, lighter and longer lasting. We speak to a research team about what the polymer 'wonder' gel is capable of.
Tom Brewster Sep 13 2011, 6:58AM Hardware
Mobile malware spikes 273 per cent

Mobile malware spikes 273 per cent

As predicted, mobile malware is growing fast, even though there is little evidence hackers have made much money from it.
Tom Brewster Sep 13 2011, 6:58AM Hardware
Twitter hits 100 million twits

Twitter hits 100 million twits

The micro-blogging service reaches 100 million users in just five years.
Tom Brewster Sep 13 2011, 6:53AM Services
Gartner slashes PC sales outlook

Gartner slashes PC sales outlook

Tablets stealing minds and wallets.
Tom Brewster Sep 12 2011, 6:49AM Mobility
Samsung Galaxy Tab ban upheld in Germany

Samsung Galaxy Tab ban upheld in Germany

Apple gets its way with a Samsung Galaxy Tab ban in Germany.
Tom Brewster Sep 12 2011, 6:46AM Mobility
Sony appoints security head after hacks

Sony appoints security head after hacks

Former US Government worker Philip R Reitinger is hired for the Sony CISO role.
Tom Brewster Sep 7 2011, 8:02AM Hardware
Facebook bug bounty hunters handed $40,000

Facebook bug bounty hunters handed $40,000

The social network hands out plenty of rewards to flaw finders in just three weeks.
Tom Brewster Sep 1 2011, 7:40AM Hardware
RIM planning BlackBerry Android tie up?

RIM planning BlackBerry Android tie up?

Could this be the solution to flagging sales?
Tom Brewster Aug 29 2011, 6:20AM Mobility
Cisco splashes $31 million on Axioss Systems

Cisco splashes $31 million on Axioss Systems

Software to make life easier for service providers.
Tom Brewster Aug 25 2011, 9:29AM Hardware
Skype buys GroupMe in group messaging play

Skype buys GroupMe in group messaging play

Skype is to acquire GroupMe as it looks to expand its comms offerings into the text space.
Tom Brewster Aug 24 2011, 7:06AM Hardware
Mobile

Mobile

But malware hasn't reached a tipping point.
Tom Brewster Aug 24 2011, 7:06AM Hardware
BT bringing free wi-fi to London pubs

BT bringing free wi-fi to London pubs

But only for BT customers.
Tom Brewster Aug 23 2011, 3:30PM Hardware
No iPad 3 in 2011?

No iPad 3 in 2011?

Despite various rumours of Apple launching the iPad 3 this year, it appears the device won’t be hitting the shelves until next year.
Tom Brewster Aug 18 2011, 7:34AM Hardware

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