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Hackers' favorite security hole last year was a Windows vulnerability from four years ago, according to Symantec.

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Hackers' favorite security hole last year was a Windows vulnerability from four years ago, according to Symantec.

Hackers’ Favorite Target Last Year Was a Blast From the Past

If you need more proof that users are a weak link in computer security, look no further than today’s report from Symantec, which showed that hackers’ favorite target in 2011 was a security hole fixed about four years ago. The...

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The number of U.S. spam text messages rose 45 percent last year to 4.5 billion, according to Richi Jennings , an industry analyst.

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The number of U.S. spam text messages rose 45 percent last year to 4.5 billion, according to Richi Jennings , an industry analyst.

6 Tips on Stopping Mobile Spam

Some 4.5 billion spam text messages were sent in the U.S. last year. The surge is costing carriers money and frustrating users, who must pay for the messages and deal with the influx of potentially fraudulent texts. To reduce the...

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Several tech startups are selling products or services that rely on antennas to grab over-the-air TV signals.

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Several tech startups are selling products or services that rely on antennas to grab over-the-air TV signals.

Back to the Future: TV Antenna Makes Comeback, Gets Some Static

Rabbit ears are hopping back into the picture. Several startups are breathing new life into an old technology that relies on antennas to grab over-the-air TV signals. “Rabbit ears, broadcast television: It is a forgotten technology,” Boxee Chief Executive Officer...

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Forrester Research CEO George Colony said that without Steve Jobs at the helm, Apple will 'coast and then decelerate.'

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Forrester Research CEO George Colony said that without Steve Jobs at the helm, Apple will 'coast and then decelerate.'

Apple Doomed to End Up Like Sony, Says Forrester CEO

As analysts, investors and other pundits try to out-superlative one another talking about Apple’s second-quarter results from yesterday, the CEO of one of the leading market research firms used the event as an opportunity to warn that the iPhone maker...

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Apple has sold 67 million iPads in the two years it’s been on the market.

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Apple has sold 67 million iPads in the two years it’s been on the market.

Apple CEO: You Can Merge Toaster, Fridge, But It Won’t Be ‘Pleasing’

On today’s earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked by Sanford Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi whether Apple would come up with some kind of tablet-laptop hybrid, so consumers would only need to carry one device. Cook, who is known...

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Google Drive gives users online storage similar to a hard drive’s, allowing access to files from computers and other devices.

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Google Drive gives users online storage similar to a hard drive’s, allowing access to files from computers and other devices.

A Look Back at Google Drive’s Long Road to the Finish Line

  Google Drive sure took the long way to get here. Details of a storage service called “GDrive” first came out in March 2006, a few months before Twitter launched and almost a year before Apple’s first iPhone made its...

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