Obama gets backing of Google CEO

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Chief Executive Eric Schmidt will hit the campaign trail this week on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama The Wall Street Journal reports. The Google chief said in an interview that "I'm doing this...

Phorm gets UK government backing

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Phorm has received it's biggest endorsement yet - a statement from the UK government declaring its controversial ad targeting technology legal. The Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform has released a statement to...

Backing for tool to battle spam

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The DomainKeys Identified Mail system, a tool that could help in the battle against spam and phishing attacks by validating the identity of the sender of an e-mail, has received industry approval. DKIM uses encrypted...

Are You Backing Up Your Pictures?

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About one third of digital camera owners are failing to back-up their pictures, potentially risking the loss of entire albums of photos. Symantec commissioned the poll, and said "Digital photography has continued to grow rapidly...

HP Considers Backing HD-DVD

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The Blu-ray Disc group, which aims to set the standard for next-generation DVDs, said it would not adopt a proposal from Hewlett-Packard by the launch of the technology, leading the PC maker to say it...

Intel Bets on WiMax by Backing Clearwire

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Intel and cellular phone billionaire Craig McCaw have joined forces to deliver a new high-speed wireless Internet service. Intel said Monday that it is investing an undisclosed amount of money in McCaw's company,...

Nintendo Backing GameCube For The Long Haul?

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In an interesting coda to the news of Nintendo's next game console from the company's management policy meeting earlier this week, the Yomiuri Shimbun today passes on another comment on the new hardware from Nintendo...

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