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  • Gates: Microsoft products 'need more than a tune-up'

    Microsoft's software is due for major changes in order to transition effectively into the era of Cloud computing and mobility, the company's co-founder Bill Gates says in a Rolling Stone interview.

    Written by Tim Greene14 March 14 20:35
  • Snowden advocates at SXSW for improved data security

    Encryption technologies can be a powerful tool against government surveillance, but the most effective techniques are still largely out of reach to the average Internet user, Edward Snowden said Monday.

    Written by Zach Miners10 March 14 18:46
  • Assange at SXSW: 'Who really wears the pants in the administration?'

    Julian Assange doesn't use the blustering rhetoric you might expect from the founder of the activist publishing group WikiLeaks. Assange is responsible for leaking documents that have changed America's political landscape-- State Department cables and Iraq War logs--yet to a South by Southwest audience on Saturday, he spoke quietly and matter-of-factly even when uttering the most inflammatory statements.

    Written by Caitlin McGarry09 March 14 00:42