Trojan found in pirated Apple iWork software



From CNET News.com: nternet security firm Intego said on Thursday that it has discovered a new Trojan horse in pirated copies of Apple's iWork '09 productivity software that could allow an attacker to take control of the infected computer.

The Trojan horse, OSX.Trojan...

Google keeps its one-trick pony healthy



From CNET News.com: oogle gets knocked for being a one-trick pony--the vast majority of its revenue comes from search advertising--but its strong fourth-quarter results showed what can be done by making sure cultivation of that business isn't hurt by diversification efforts....

Apple Profits $1.61 Billion, Highest Ever



From Tom's Hardware: Apple set new records for itself with revenue of $10.17 billion and net quarterly profit of $1.61 billion, or $1.78 per diluted share. All figures are up from the same period last year’s $9.6 billion revenue, net quarterly profit of $1.58 billion, or $1.76...

Sony Rejects PlayStation Branded Phone Plan of Sony Ericsson



From X-bit Labs: Sony Ericsson, a struggling maker of cell phones and a joint venture between Ericsson and Sony, will not get rights to use PlayStation brand on its gamer-oriented handsets from Sony Corp. Perhaps, it is not yet set on stone, but it is highly likely that there...

Apple updates QuickTime media player



From InfoWorld: Apple has released a new version of its QuickTime media player adding critical security fixes as well as some new tweaks to improve the software's ease of use and compatibility with different file formats.

QuickTime 7.6, released Wednesday for Mac OS X and...

No iPhone Nano, No Apple Netbook – Deal With it!



From PC World: During Apple's earnings conference call on Wednesday, Cook clearly put to rest any idea of a cheap iPhone Nano or a mini Apple laptop in the form of a netbook, at least for the time coming. But the sad fact is that, as clear as this might sound, analysts and...

Nokia's Sales, Profit and Market Share Drop



From PC World: Nokia reported fourth-quarter sales down about 19 percent year on year. The company sold fewer phones than a year earlier, and its market share also dropped, it said Thursday.

Sales for the last three months of 2008 totalled €12.7 billion (US$17.9 billion as...

Sony warns of first loss in 14 years



From CNET News.com: The company, which blamed the loss on sliding demand for its products and a stronger yen, said it will detail plans to restructure late Thursday, according to a Reuters report. The warning follows reports Wednesday that Sony plans to close two television...

Intel Halts Production at Two Fabs, Closes Two Other Facilities



From DailyTech: The Cavite facility in the Philippines is actually two buildings next to each other, known as CV1 and CV2. CV1 had the capability to handle wafer sizes in 200 and 300mm in its 268,000 square foot clean room, while CV2 could only handle 200mm in its smaller 149...

PlayStation 3 Firmware Version 2.60 Now Live



From DailyTech: The latest firmware update for the PlayStation 3 version 2.60 is now live. The update primarily focuses on improving the PlayStation 3’s media capabilities. The update provides the user with a variety of new tools for sorting through and displaying your digital...
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