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BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

...staking its future on becoming a giant in software.CEO John Chen said at the Mobile World...handsets."We are committed to making software as a business," said Chen. "We are...three more handsets- its focus was on software.In particular, it wants to make its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-03/blackberry-offers-new-phon
Controversial software on Lenovo laptops uses cutting-edge visual search technology

...firestorm of criticism last week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers...computers with Superfish's visual search software, which captures images that users view...problem arose because Superfish used software from another company that can eavesdrop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-22/controversial-software-len
Lenovo laptop software exposed users to hackers, experts say

...shipped laptops with pre-installed software that could let hackers steal passwords...said Thursday that it has disabled the software, known as Superfish, and will provide...have lower prices." Lenovo said the software doesn't track users or collect any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/lenovo-laptop-software-exp
Samsung ditches plastic in new phones

...the freedom to design our dream device," he said.The new models use glass on both sides, encased in a metal frame. The software will also be simplified. Many of the icons, for instance, will be replaced with text to reduce guesswork.Past Samsung...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-01/samsung-ditches-plastic-ne
Procrastinating on Windows server leads to hacker risk

...completion (industry average), it's actually later than you might think." If you still have a server that is running this software active on your network, now is the time to take action and start planning, Rittwage said. Procrastination on updating servers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2015-03-01/procrastina
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Auto recalls

...The company says it will start notifying owners in April, and they will be able to take their vehicles to dealers for a free software update.Jaguar Land Rover says it has received no reports of accidents or injuries tied to the problem.Mercedes-BenzINDIANAPOLIS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-26/auto-recalls
3 carriers to build Google's mobile wallet into new phones

...out cash or a credit card.Apple's rival service, Apple Pay, already comes embedded in the latest versions of its mobile software.Besides trying to make it more convenient to use Wallet, Google also is hoping to improve the nearly 4-year-old service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/3-carriers-build-googles-m
Marshal's central monitoring system nearing completion

...thousand dollars. In many cases, departments need only to buy the cameras and link up with the central command center.The software accompanying the system presents a steep learning curve for the department, but Barrett said it will allow employees to access...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-23/marshals-central-monit
Visa wants to track smartphones to combat credit card fraud

...include Visa's new location-tracking software. If the consumer opts in, the Visa software will, over a period of time, establish...current version of Visa's anti-fraud software doesn't address stolen credit card data...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-13/visa-wants-track-smartphon