Software http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23356/all en UPDATE 3-Four dead in hostage-taking in Aurora, Colorado http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-3-four-dead-hostage-taking-aurora-colorado <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>(Updates with police confirmation)</p> <p>By Keith Coffman</p> <p>AURORA, Colo., Jan 5 (Reuters) - Four people, including the gunman, were dead following a hostage-taking incident on Saturday in Aurora, Colorado, the same town where a man shot dead 12 people and wounded 58 more in a movie theater last July, police told reporters on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-3-four-dead-hostage-taking-aurora-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Armed Attack Aurora CDATA Digital media Games Gunman Chronicles Hostage taking Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Quotation Social Issues Software XML Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 20:15:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731244 at http://www.globalpost.com Vodafone says some customers hit by Blackberry problems http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/vodafone-says-some-customers-hit-blackberry-problems <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Mobile operator Vodafone said on Friday some of its customers were not receiving emails via their Blackberry phones, and that it was working with the handset maker Research in Motion to rectify the problem.</p> <p>A spokeswoman for Blackberry said it was looking into the issue but did not have any details. Commentators on Twitter also reported problems with the handset.</p> <p>"We are aware that some BlackBerry customers are experiencing issues," Vodafone said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/vodafone-says-some-customers-hit-blackberry-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BlackBerry Economy of Canada Software Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:30:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733082 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. government warns on Java as security concerns escalate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/us-government-warns-java-security-concerns-escalate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Dept of Homeland Security: Java vulnerable to hackers</p> <p>* Could be used to steal identity, form malicious networks</p> <p>* Applies to browsers on all major operating systems</p> <p>By Jim Finkle</p> <p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urged computer users to disable Oracle Corp's Java software, amplifying security experts' prior warnings to the hundreds of millions of consumers and businesses that use it to surf the Web.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/us-government-warns-java-security-concerns-escalate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Cross-platform software Java Software Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:30:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733228 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-US warns on Java software as security concerns escalate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-2-us-warns-java-software-security-concerns-escalate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Java vulnerable to hackers, U.S. government says</p> <p>* Could be used to steal identity, form malicious networks</p> <p>* Applies to browsers on all major operating systems</p> <p>By Jim Finkle</p> <p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urged computer users to disable Oracle Corp's Java software, amplifying security experts' prior warnings to hundreds of millions of consumers and businesses that use it to surf the Web.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-2-us-warns-java-software-security-concerns-escalate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Cross-platform software Java Java Software Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:45:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733240 at http://www.globalpost.com Oracle updates Java, security expert says it still has bugs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/oracle-updates-java-security-expert-says-it-still-has-bugs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* U.S. government urged users to disable Java on Thursday</p> <p>* Bugs in Java make PCs vulnerable to attack by hackers</p> <p>* Update sets security settings at "high" by default</p> <p>By Jim Finkle</p> <p>BOSTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Oracle Corp released an emergency update to its widely used Java software for surfing the Web on Sunday, days after the U.S government urged PC users to disable the program because of a bug it said made computers vulnerable to attack by hackers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/oracle-updates-java-security-expert-says-it-still-has-bugs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Cross-platform software Java Java Software Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 23:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733950 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Oracle updates Java, security experts say bugs remain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-1-oracle-updates-java-security-experts-say-bugs-remain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* U.S. government urged users to disable Java on Thursday</p> <p>* Bugs in Java make PCs vulnerable to cybercrimes</p> <p>* Update sets security settings at "high" by default</p> <p>By Jim Finkle</p> <p>BOSTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Oracle Corp released an emergency update to its Java software for surfing the Web on Sunday, but security experts said the update fails to protect PCs from attack by hackers intent on committing cyber crimes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-1-oracle-updates-java-security-experts-say-bugs-remain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Computing Cross-platform software Java Java Labor Law Software Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 04:30:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733993 at http://www.globalpost.com Facebook shares rise in buildup to mystery event, earnings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/facebook-shares-rise-buildup-mystery-event-earnings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alexei Oreskovic</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's stock opened on Monday above $32 for the first time since July as anticipation about upcoming products and financial results underscored Wall Street's renewed confidence in the online social network.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/facebook-shares-rise-buildup-mystery-event-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Facebook Inc Software World Wide Web Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:30:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734329 at http://www.globalpost.com US gov't says Java still poses risk, even after security update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/us-govt-says-java-still-poses-risk-even-after-security-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security reiterated advice for computer users to disable Oracle Corp's widely used Java software for surfing the Web, saying it still poses risks to users after the company released an emergency update over the weekend.</p> <p>"Unless it is absolutely necessary to run Java in web browsers, disable it," the Department of Homeland Security's Computer Emergency Readiness Team said on Monday in a posting on its website.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/us-govt-says-java-still-poses-risk-even-after-security-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Cross-platform software Software Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:45:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734345 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-U.S. says Java still risky, even after security update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-us-says-java-still-risky-even-after-security-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* DHS says only run Java in browser if absolutely necessary</p> <p>* Warning comes day after Oracle releases security update</p> <p>* Web version of Java has long had security bugs - experts</p> <p>By Jim Finkle</p> <p>Jan 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned that a security update of Oracle Corp's Java software for Web browsers does not do enough to protect computers from attack, sticking to its previous advice that the program be disabled.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-us-says-java-still-risky-even-after-security-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Cross-platform software Java Social Issues Software Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:45:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734405 at http://www.globalpost.com Facebook CEO unveils "graph" shared search feature http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/facebook-ceo-unveils-graph-shared-search-feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan 15 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled on Tuesday a feature that he said would help its billion-plus users sort through content within the social network and its content feeds, in the company's first major product launch event since its May initial public offering.</p> <p>Speaking to reporters at its Menlo Park, California headquarters, Zuckerberg described what he called "graph search," which allows users to search through only content that has been shared with them.</p> Computing Software World Wide Web Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:45:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734916 at http://www.globalpost.com Facebook's new search feature will reveal only "shared" results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/facebooks-new-search-feature-will-reveal-only-shared-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan 15 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday the No. 1 social network's new search feature will initially focus on helping users sort through photographs, people, places and other content that has been shared with them.</p> <p>The feature, which Facebook is calling "graph search," is not a way to look up content on the Internet, Zuckerberg added.</p> Computing Software Technology World Wide Web Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734944 at http://www.globalpost.com Twitter to open office in social network-crazed Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/twitter-open-office-social-network-crazed-brazil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Social network wants to monetize organic growth</p> <p>* Follows in footsteps of Facebook and Amazon</p> <p>By Esteban Israel</p> <p>SAO PAULO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Without even setting foot in Brazil, Twitter attracted 40 million subscribers in this social network-obsessed nation.</p> <p>Now the U.S. company is planning to open an office in Sao Paulo to cash in on that growth in a bustling market where rival Facebook has already set up shop.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/twitter-open-office-social-network-crazed-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Social Issues Social media Software Technology World Wide Web Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:01:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735260 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-"Bottom of the barrel" Goldman bankers doomed Dragon sale-lawyer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/bottom-the-barrel-goldman-bankers-doomed-dragon-sale-lawyer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Lawyers make closing arguments in Goldman negligence trial</p> <p>* Goldman bankers described as "D-team"</p> <p>* Goldman lawyer says Dragon CEO ignored advice about accounting issues</p> <p>* Jury could begin deliberations on Thursday</p> <p>By Tim McLaughlin</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/bottom-the-barrel-goldman-bankers-doomed-dragon-sale-lawyer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Goldman Sachs Investment Labor Law Software Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:16:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735772 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-What are cyberlockers? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/factbox-what-are-cyberlockers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>AUCKLAND, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Cyberlockers, are also known as cloud storage or file storage services, enable users to keep files, or back them up, on the internet.</p> <p>Users can access files from these virtual storage lockers, which operate on remote servers, from any computer with an internet connection, often more quickly than on personal computers.</p> <p>Many of these sites offer limited free storage, and users can pay for more capacity through subscriptions.</p> <p>WHAT ARE THEY USED FOR?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/factbox-what-are-cyberlockers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Cryptographic software Law Software Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 08:30:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736525 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-Is Facebook envy making you miserable? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/facebook-envy-making-you-miserable <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Belinda Goldsmith</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Witnessing friends' vacations, love lives and work successes on Facebook can cause envy and trigger feelings of misery and loneliness, according to German researchers.</p> <p>A study conducted jointly by two German universities found rampant envy on Facebook, the world's largest social network that now has over one billion users and has produced an unprecedented platform for social comparison.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/facebook-envy-making-you-miserable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Facebook Inc Software World Wide Web Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 15:45:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737792 at http://www.globalpost.com