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The world of hackers can be roughly divided into three groups. “Black hats” break into corporate computer systems for fun and profit, while the “white hats” help companies stop their disruptive counterparts. But it is the third group, the “gray hats,” that are the most vexing for companies. The NYT explains.
With the rise of Web sites built around material submitted by users, screeners have never been in greater demand. The NYT reports
Like an impatient audience at intermission, Google’s investors are waiting for its second act. The NYT explains.
Here's the case for how Verizon might break itself in half, holding on to sexy and dumping the fusty. Verizon itself has been shedding high-cost, old-fashioned phone lines in more rural markets. Why not elevate that idea to a grander scale?
Microsoft should look at spinning off its consumer businesses—an $11 billion-a-year, red-ink-stained amalgam—and refocusing on its real core: internal software and the apps that run on it.
When Jon Stewart announced on the June 29 episode of “The Daily Show” that “Jezebel thinks I’m a sexist,” some viewers may have been wondering: who exactly is Jezebel? The NYT explains.
With a new flagship showroom about to open, the company is striving to overcome price disadvantages and an underground market, to grab a bigger share of China’s fast-growing consumer electronics business. The NYT reports.
Sure, cutting off cable service sounds promising, if only for the money you’ll save. But online TV is so fragmented and incomplete that finding a favorite show can be difficult. Watching a compete season of shows, particularly if you want those shows without paying for them, is even harder.
Facebook, the social network service that started in a Harvard dorm room just six years ago, is growing at a dizzying rate around the globe, surging to nearly 500 million users, from 200 million users just 15 months ago. The New York Times reports.
Working for a company as rich as Google comes with an incredible number of fringe benefits: the free food, the free laundry, the doctor on duty at company headquarters and the impressive five months of maternity leave with full pay and benefits, to mention a few. The NYT reports on the latest.
The Obama administration is seeking to nearly double the wireless communications spectrum available for commercial use over the next 10 years, an effort that could greatly enhance the ability of consumers to send and receive video and data with smartphones and other hand-held devices. The NYT reports.
Apple’s touch-screen smartphone has been a sensation since Day 1 three years ago, and many who own the device believe it to be almost perfect — if only it worked better as a phone. The NYT reports.
As one success follows another, Apple finds itself in a bewildering position. As the tech industry’s perennial underdog, Apple was frequently scorned and dismissed by larger and more successful competitors like Microsoft or Dell. Now, with growing frequency, the company is seen by competitors and other industry players as a bully. The NYT reports.
The Obama Administration is waging a silent, unwise war on high-tech, hell-bent on taming a few targets to bolster a get-tough image. The feds’ enmity toward what we’re best at—technology and making money on it—threatens our long-term economic recovery.
Nokia shares tumbled after the company lowered their estimates for the second quarter and full year outlook, citing weaker performance at its Devices and Services unit.
Traffic to the I Can Has Cheezburger blog has ballooned over the last three years, encouraging its owner to host 53 sites propelled by reader submissions, reports the NYT.
Dell said on Thursday that it was in talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve allegations that it and its founder and chief executive, Michael S. Dell, engaged in financial irregularities related to the company’s dealings with Intel.
Many parents these days face the same struggle: at what age should you buy your child a cellphone?
Highre tax rates threaten to damage venture capital investment and to derail a key source of job growth. And no one in Congress, in either party, seems intent on doing much of anything to stop it.
For the last two years, unlimited data plans have given app-hungry smartphone users an all-you-can-eat buffet. But will customers react to AT&T’s new, limited menu by simply eating less? The NYT reports.
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Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
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