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Apple

Computers will soon make us irrelevant, Wozniak warns MSU graduates

Speaking to Michigan State University graduates yesterday, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak warned graduates that computers are winning. Soon we will be irrelevant.
Computing

The second wave of Google’s Panda

Google's Panda update rears its head - again - and once more yields confusing results.
Computing

Sony delays return of PSN, more checks needed

Sony announced in a blog post late Friday that its PSN and Qriocity services are not yet ready to be restored as more checks of the new security system need to be made.
Computing

Security flaw in Skype for Mac fixed, users told to update

A security flaw in Skype for Mac that could enable a user to gain remote control of a Mac computer running the software has been fixed, says Skype, but users should make sure they have the latest version to ensure total protection.
Computing

Tech experts hold conference to discuss USPS reboot

The decline in mail volume and USPS' loss in revenue has lead some tech experts to set up a conference to discuss the institution's future.
Computing

Creator of Facebook iPhone app leaves the company to go solo

Joe Hewitt, the man behind Facebook's iPhone app, has left the company after nearly four years to become an independent programmer.
Computing

Sony defends time it took to notify users of data loss

In a letter to Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, Sony's Kazuo Hirai defended the company's response time in letting users know about the recent PlayStation Network and Qriocity data breach.
Apple

Paddling for the next wave: Intel’s rush to crush ARM

As ARM-based smartphones and tablets flood the market, Intel faces the difficult task of rooting out an entrenched competitor to remain relevant – an ironic position for a company that has defined “entrenched” for the last decade.
Computing

WSJ’s SafeHouse WikiLeaks knockoff isn’t safe, say researchers

Anonymous sources, beware: The Wall Street Journal's new service for whistleblowers, SafeHouse, has leaks of its own.
Computing

Cisco reorganizes to streamline business

After axing its Flip consumer camcorders, networking giant Cisco is diving into a substantial reorganization to streamline its operations.
Computing

LastPass being ‘paranoid’ as it tries to clean up its password mess

After noticing an "anomaly" in its system, LastPass scrambles to keep information secure and figure out whether or not user data was accessed.
Computing

Nielsen: tablet users ditching PCs and ereaders

New figures Nielsen show consumers like tablets for portability, and they're increasingly using them instead of PCs, ereaders, and portable media players.