The Oracle OpenWorld keynote is tomorrow night, but today the company is busy setting up for the big event. What key message is Oracle hammering home to attendees this year compared to last year?
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HP's latest MicroServer looks like a great product for a home or small office. We'll be giving one away soon (as well as doing a review), but wanted to know what you would do if you were to win it.
Oracle OpenWorld kicks off next week in San Francisco, and Neowin will be there to report on new and updated products, security news, java updates, and everything else Larry Ellison has to share.
Many people are excited about the 64-bit processor in the new iPhone 5s, but there will be no advantage in the latest phone from Apple as the company is simply tricking people with marketing hype.
After seeing the character design for Quiet, the female sniper in Metal Gear Solid V, Halo designer David Ellis said the industry is disgusting, "full of man babies," and that this feels "icky."
Most nodes on Tor, the network designed to keep traffic private, appear to be using cryptography that the NSA can easily decrypt, thus giving users a false sense of security while browsing.
Amazon is listening to customer demands for eBooks and will soon let customers buy digital copies of books they've already purchased for free or a severely reduced rate. The program starts in October.
It seems that the European Union is looking at installing technology devices on motor vehicles to limit them to no more than 70 miles per hour. Will this save lives or is it anther personal invasion?
Oxford Dictionary Online has updated its list of words today, and many technology phrases were added. Phrases like "geek chic," "bitcoin," and "BYOD" are all examples of words added to the dictionary.
For those on the go who need more battery power for their electronic devices, we're going to take a look at Ontrion's LifeCharge Pack. Does it provide the extra juice that mobile warriors need?
Which is more valuable to criminals: Your credit card number, or lots of "likes" on Facebook? The answer may surprise you, as cyber criminals are now writing malware to interact with social media.
A security researcher has identified a Facebook bug that allows an attacker to post messages on anyone's wall. He was told this wasn't a bug, so he complained directly to Zuckerberg's Facebook wall.
Stevie Johnson, wide receiver for the Bills, is given Google Glass to try out after practice. He catches some passes and signs some autographs, then gives his impression of the new technology.
Famous video game music composer Tommy Tallarico has started a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a third album. If you're a fan of video games, you owe it to yourself to check this out.
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A young girl's parents were startled when they heard voices coming from their daughter's room. They found outthat someone had broken into the webcam and was verbally abusing the child.
With the Def Con conference finishing up, one reporter posed a question to the participants: Would you work for the NSA? The responses were mixed, but it seems that most people said, "Hell no!"
What do you get when you cross data visualization with security breaches? A cool interactive map of security incidents that can be displayed by breach type and organizational sector.
Do you want to watch any television show from any country at any time on any device? That's what YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley says is the future and the media providers need to wake up to that fact.
Everyone with a cellphone has a tiny microphone and camera with them at all times. The FBI knows this, so has been installing malware on devices to listen in on suspected criminals.
Apple has some of the bigger names in technology on their side as the company looks to reverse an Internation Trade Commision (ITC) ban on the importation of older iPhones.
To sysadmins around the world: Today is your day! Convince your boss and coworkers to take you out to lunch, give you a day off, or provide you with a new car. Whatever happens, Happy Sysadmin Day!
The Centre for Computing History will open their new museum in Cambridge, UK on Saturday. They aim to show off computer history and also to engage youth to take an interest in programming.
Google has been investing heavily in their datacenters recently, and this last quarter has been no exception with the search giant spending $1.6B in Q2, up from the $1.2B they spent in Q1.
One in five Netflix users are leading the charge by dumping their cable and sattelite providers and going exclusively with off the air and streaming solutions in the digital age.
It sounds like France may also have their very own PRISM-like spying network, gathering data from the Internet into a centralized database housed underground. Which country will be announced next?
For the first time, Apple now has a higher satisfaction rate than Samsung amongst customers in South Korea. The report covers issues in the first year, speed to recovery, and overall satisfaction.
Douglas Engelbart, creator of the computer mouse, died today. His invention has been used by nearly everyone on the planet and has made computer use more accessible than the keyboard alone. He was 88.
Facebook has admitted an embarassing security flaw that was used to leak the email addresses and phone numbers of six million Facebook users. The good news is the attack doesn't appear malicious.
Another alleged Microsoft employee has commented on the Family Sharing plan, as well as the company's plans to integrate their own social media platform into the Xbox One. Is this fact or fiction?
Everyone on the Internet is saying that Big Brother is going to be watching you while you play your Xbox One. With all of the other surveillance and tracking going on in the world, why should we care?
Microsoft announced the price for the upcoming Xbox One console earlier today, and it's already available for pre-order. In addition, if you pre-order it, you'll get a "day one" achievement.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a device that lets regular people control flying robots using only their brain and all without a neural implant.
One of the interesting tidbits we heard this week was the fact that Microsoft has been building datacenters in parking lots. Even more interesting? They don't put a roof on the datacenter.
Many users are experiencing yet another Netflix outage. Is the core cause AWS or is it something else?
As TechEd continues, we are learning more and more about what to expect in the upcoming version of Windows 8. Today, Microsoft went into details discussing their plans for biometrics.
Do you want to feel like James Bond? Microsoft is here to help with that dream by offering one lucky person an Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe. Best of all, the contest is available to most of the world
We covered a lot of material on the first day of Microsoft TechEd North America 2013. Here we will wrap up all of the topics we discussed so that you won't miss a second of coverage.
With Windows 8.1 set for customer preview on June 26th, information about what changes we can expect in the operating system is being released. Today Microsoft talked about UI and security features.
There's been a lot of Azure news here at TechEd, and Microsoft wants everyone to try it out for themselves. To entice you, they're offering you $200 worth of service credits for the first month.
Acer announced the Iconia W3 today, and we managed to see it up close and personal at TechEd North America. Check out our impressions!
We are liveblogging from the TechEd North America 2013 conference in hot and humid New Orleans. We expect several product update announcements, including Windows Server Blue, SQL Server 2014, and more
TechEd is starting today, and there will be plenty of new announcements. Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 20012 R2, and SQL Server 2014 will all be available for public preview later this month.
Microsoft's TechEd Surface deal appears to be a ringing success. The conference hall was bustling with attendees waiting in line for hours to purchase the two Microsoft tablets.
Do you want a Surface RT with touch cover for $99? Or maybe you'd prefer to buy a 128GB Surface Pro for $399? If that interests you, then fly to New Orleans next week and attend TechEd with us!
What does Microsoft have planned for the enterprise environment? We'll be traveling to New Orleans next week to talk with company leaders at TechEd 2013.
While there are still many questions about what the upcoming Xbox One will and won't be, we have learned a lot in the past week. Based on what you already know, will you buy an Xbox One at launch?
In a partnership with the NFL, Microsoft plans on bringing Surface technology to the sidelines of NFL games. They also have plans to increase interaction between the game and fans with Smartglass.
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