The best PC laptops of the year

Just a couple of years ago, you couldn’t get past page one of a large business newspaper or website without seeing some “expert” making prognostications of the imminent death of the laptop. Well, it’s now almost 2015, and we’re happy to rub reality in their faces, and remind the naysayers …

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 …

Could the economic stimulus plan delay patent reform?

After warning as late as yesterday afternoon about the possible disruptive side effects that Congress’ economic stimulus program might have on future legislation, a powerful trade organization is suddenly applauding its passage today. Last night, the US Senate passed the Economic Stimulus Package of 2008, after a few moments of …

AMD Dismisses ARM Speculation: Report

AMD reportedly will stick with its x86 chips as it moves into the tablet space, dashing rumors of a licensing deal with ARM. Advanced Micro Devices is going to stay with the x86 architecture as it moves into the mobile device space rather than pursue any licensing deal with ARM …

Sony Tablets Will Succeed Where Others Have Failed: 10 Reasons Why

News Analysis: Sony has unveiled two new tablets, the S1 and the S2. With the features these models have, they will have a better chance to succeed where other tablets have failed against Apple’s iPad 2. Sony has finally unveiled the two tablets it plans to launch later this year. …

Researchers: Police Already Using iPhone Tracking Data

A pair of mobile forensic researchers who independently identified a location tracking system on the iPhone 4 several months before it was publicized by O’Reilly Radar this week say that law enforcement agencies are currently using data from a hidden iOS file called “consolidated.db” in criminal investigations.     Best …