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Microsoft’s Surface is ready to take on iPad

Windows 8 Tablet

LOS ANGELES — Microsoft introduced its own line of tablet computers at a much-hyped Press event in Los Angeles, marking a major strategic shift for the software giant as it struggles to compete with Apple and re-invent its ageing Windows ...

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Du to offer the UAE’s fastest 4G broadband from next month

Dubai: Du has announced it will begin offering a 4G 100mbps broadband service from next month, the fastest available in the UAE, according to chief commercial officer Farid Faraidooni. The new service will more than quadruple the 24mbps fastest speed ...

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Apple’s war with Google heats up

(Reuters) / 9 June 2012 When Apple Inc kicks off its annual conference for software developers on Monday, all the power players in the Apple universe will be on hand, save the one that is in many ways driving the ...

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Internet switches to IPv6, for breathing room

Internet

A new Internet standard giving the global network more room to grow came into effect on Wednesday, a move that users probably won’t notice. The switch occurred at 0001 GMT Wednesday, when Internet operators switched to a new standard called ...

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LinkedIn acknowledges password breach

LinkedIn acknowledges password breach

The professional social network LinkedIn said on Wednesday some of its members’ passwords were stolen after reports said more than 6.4 million accounts were breached. “We can confirm that some of the passwords that were compromised correspond to LinkedIn accounts. ...

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A User’s Guide to Finding Storage Space in the Cloud

One day, you’ll gather the grandchildren around you and tell them wondrous tales of life before cloud computing: how you used to put information, photos and music on a floppy disk, a memory card or a USB fob to carry ...

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SpaceX makes historic launch to space station

SpaceX Laumched

SpaceX on Tuesday launched its Dragon space capsule toward the International Space Station, becoming the first private firm to attempt a test mission to the orbiting lab. “Three, two, one and launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, as NASA ...

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New service gives parents control over kids’ mobile use

Mobile Control For Parent

A new mobile service will soon give parents control over their children’s cellphone use, whom they chat with or text and also allow them to switch off their phones, wherever they are. Mobile phone company Bemilo is offering the service ...

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