CompTIA changes IT Project+ exam

CompTIA recently revised its IT Project+ certification exam to make the certification more valuable to IT pros and employers. The overhauled exam places more emphasis on the IT aspect of the equation and problem-solving, which helps ensure your project management staff are able to work past the inevitable snafus that …

BCS and CompTIA launch new green IT certificate

Comptia, the global IT association, has launched a new green IT certificate. The new Strata Green IT certificate, which is backed by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, is for IT professionals who can demonstrate they have the technical skills to ensure that IT policies that reduce emissions are implemented, …

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 …