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This company uses offshore development when it runs into a problem adding some new printers to an existing system -- and it mostly works OK. Well, until it doesn't.
Government censors SHAPES, in 3D-printable-gun takedown shakedown #DEFCAD | Computerworld Blogs blogs.computerworld.com
Well, this is indeed 'something'... The U.S. State Dept. orders Defense Distributed to remove plans for its 3D-printable gun from its website. Lawmakers are rushing around like headless chickens, trying to ban certain types of information, while onlookers
Government still spying on emails and phone calls with no stinkin' warrant | Computerworld Blogs blogs.computerworld.com
The “going dark” feds wants CALEA updated so technology companies will be fined if they don't build eavesdropping backdoors. The ACLU received FBI documents suggesting the feds believe they don’t need no stinkin’ warrant to read email, Facebook chats or T
Pegatron, Foxconn recruit thousands as Apple's major product release cycle spells iPhone | Computerworld Blogs blogs.computerworld.com
Climb aboard the Apple rumor train as manufacturers Pegatron and Foxconn begin major recruitment in preparation to produce millions of new and low cost iPhones as part of Cupertino's major new product introduction cycle.
Assad fingered. The strife-torn country of Syria has dropped off the net for the second time in six months. Almost all its BGP routes disappeared in quick succession, leading many to conclude that the Bashar al-Assad government has deliberately cut off it
Bill Gates swats the iPad, says Office will help Windows 8 tablets rule | Computerworld Blogs blogs.computerworld.com
The iPad may rule the roost today, but eventually Windows 8 tablets will succeed, in large part because they're built to run Office. So says Bill Gates, while also taking a backhand swipe at the iPad.
World's first downloadable 3D-printed gun, Liberator, fired: Rise of the Wiki Weapon | Computerworld Blogs blogs.computerworld.com
The newest "shot heard 'round the world" was fired by a 3D-printed Wiki Weapon, dubbed the Liberator. 25-year-old law student Cody Wilson says the 3D-printed pistol is about freedom. His group, Defense Distributed, posted the blueprints online a
IT manager for this mid-size city really wants a computer used by the business office to be relocated to that area and out of the data center -- but after a year of trying, the business office still refuses to let it happen.
Acer's new Aspire R7 laptop: Innovation for its own sake? | Computerworld Blogs blogs.computerworld.com
Innovation is a good thing -- unless it is innovation for its own sake. Acer's new Aspire R7 touchscreen laptop may fall into that latter category.
Nick Barber of the IDG News Service attended this week's Human Computer Interaction conference in Paris. Here's some of the cool stuff he saw there.
In a case of space traffic control, NASA saves Fermi telescope from potential crash in Earth's orbit
The carrier exclusive is the devil of smartphone deals -- and it's causing both manufacturers and consumers to suffer.
The power of information in the new consumer health insurance market | Computerworld Blogs blogs.computerworld.com
Reducing individual risk in the new health insurance market will require an effective partnership among consumers, providers and health insurers. And a free flow of information, more than just claims data, will be at the heart of that partnership.
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One and Nexus 4: Which should you get? | Computerworld Blogs blogs.computerworld.com
Torn between the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, and Nexus 4? This step-by-step guide will help you figure out which device is the right one for you.
Windows Blue can't fix Windows 8's rotten apps problem | Computerworld Blogs blogs.computerworld.com
Windows Blue may clean up some of Windows 8's rough edges, but it won't fix one of Windows 8's core problems: The apps it ships with are rotten.
Android launchers can change the way you use your phone -- and there are some wildly impressive options available. So what are you waiting for?
Google legal director opens kimono. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is highlighting the increasing volume of government censorship. Or, at least, requests from governments to remove content from Google's services. Often on dubious grounds. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers