Intel chooses sides in wireless power market

Intel has joined The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), an industry group that hopes its “flexible wireless power” specification for mobile wireless charging can become an industry standard. Founded by Qualcomm and Samsung, A4WP claims to have nearly 50 members, including Broadcom, Delphi, Haier, LG Electronics, SanDisk, Integrated Device Technology …

AMD’s new CEO likes basketball and the chip maker’s future

Computerworld – WASHINGTON — Since being hired last August, Rory Read, Advanced Micro Devices CEO, has been reshaping the company. In November, Read set plans to cut the company’s global workforce of 11,100 by 10%. The company would use the savings to fund initiatives in new technologies and emerging markets. …

7 hot security companies to watch

There’s a rush in security startups looking to tackle everything from identity management to encrypting cloud data. Here are some of the latest companies worth keeping an eye on. Best comptia A+ Training, Comptia A+ Certification at Certkingdom.com OneID Headquarters: San Jose, Calif. Founded: March 2011 Funding: Not disclosed Leader: …

With SSL, who can you really trust?

Researchers come up with new schemes to shore up SSL authentication SSL the encryption scheme that protects virtually all secure online transaction, requires that users rely on trusted third parties, but what if they can’t be trusted? Well, it turns out they can’t be, as demonstrated earlier this year by …

CompTIA Security+ Exam Cram, 2nd Edition

CompTIA® Security+ Exam Cram Second Edition Exam SY0-201 Diane Barrett Kirk Hausman Martin Weiss Best comptia A+ Training, Comptia A+ Certification at Certkingdom.com The Smart Way to Study™ Covers the critical information you need to know to score higher on your Security+ exam! * Master and implement general security best …

15 Google+ Users You Should Add to Your Circles

Google+ is in its early days, but here’s a list of early-adopters and thought leaders that you should be paying attention to on Google’s new social network. It hasn’t even been a month since Google launched Google+, and the social network has already been popular. CEO Larry Page said last …

What’s New With Operating Systems?

In the light of fast-paced changes on the browser front, are users finding that innovation at the desktop has stagnated? Has it? Or is there a lot brewing ‘under the hood’ that we’re just not aware of, yet take for granted as our user experience improves incrementally?   Best comptia …

Survey: Security Certifications Hot Among IT Pros

CompTIA finds IT pros value and seek new security-related certifications above all other areas. CSO — Security certifications are the most sought-after area of specialty among information technology professionals, according to a new study from Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). (Check out CSO’s certification directory to see certification options.)   …