Cisco cuts another 600-plus jobs



From CNET News.com: Another round of employees at Cisco Systems reportedly got pink slips Thursday, as the company laid off several hundred employees as part of its plan to cut costs and realign its business.

The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that between 600 and 700 Cisco employees...

HTC issues hotfix for Bluetooth vulnerability in smartphones



From InfoWorld: HTC released a software update on Thursday that fixes a Bluetooth vulnerability disclosed earlier this week by a Spanish security researcher.

The vulnerability, found in an HTC Bluetooth driver, obexfile.dll, could allow an attacker to gain access to all files on a phone by...

Report: Yahoo, Microsoft finally near deal



From CNET News.com: It's unclear whether they brought the requested "boatloads of money," but several top Microsoft executives are in Silicon Valley to try to finalize a search deal with Yahoo, according to an All Things Digital report late on Thursday.

According to the report, the two sides...

Windows Home Server Beta Power Pack 3 Update Available



From DailyTech: Microsoft has announced a new beta update for Windows Home Server called Power Pack 3 (PP3). PP3 has lots of features that will help users running computers with Windows 7 have a richer experience.

Among the Windows 7 additions in PP3 are full image based backups of Windows 7...

Apple Computer Sales Slow, May Have Dropped to Fifth Place



From DailyTech: Apple has been facing a serious challenge to its energetic growth for the first time in several years. First the recession sent consumers running from its pricey products. Then a reinvigorated Microsoft launched an ad campaign, further cementing the price difference in...

Intel and Kingston Validate DDR3 Memory for Core i5 Chips



From X-bit Labs: Kingston Technology, one of the world’s top makers of memory products, has announced two of its 1333MHz DDR3 memory offerings were validated by Intel for use in its upcoming Core i5 systems.

Kingston’s 1333MHz 1GB and 2GB DDR3 non-ECC SO-DIMM was validated on Intel’s P55...

Google Apps Security Questioned After Twitter Leak



From PC World: Twitter uses Google Docs for information sharing. How do I know this? Well, it seems Twitter Inc. has had a pretty significant security breach which was brought on by a Twitter employee's Google Apps account being hacked. Have a look below at one of the screenshots the hacker...

Corsair Launches Extreme Series SSDs



From DailyTech: Corsair has launched its new Extreme series of SSDs that use the Indilinx Barefoot controller offering up to 240MB/sec read and 170MB/sec write speeds. The new SSDs will be available with 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB capacities.

The Extreme series SSDs use Samsung MLC flash memory...
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