Computerworld Articles http://www.computerworld.com/ en_US (c) Copyright 2014 Computerworld, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:43:15 GMT 2014-04-24T07:43:15Z en_US (c) Copyright 2014 Computerworld, Inc. All Rights Reserved. FCC will seek comments about its latest net neutrality proposal http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247862/FCC_will_seek_comments_about_its_latest_net_neutrality_proposal The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with a new set of net neutrality rules that sparked controversy when they were leaked in a news report earlier Wednesday. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 GMT (Grant Gross) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247862/FCC_will_seek_comments_about_its_latest_net_neutrality_proposal 2014-04-24T00:01:00Z Apple defies PC downturn again, boosts Mac sales http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247860/Apple_defies_PC_downturn_again_boosts_Mac_sales Apple on Wednesday said it sold 4.1 million Macs in the March quarter, growing sales during a period when the personal computer industry overall continued to contract. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT gkeizer@computerworld.com (Gregg Keizer) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247860/Apple_defies_PC_downturn_again_boosts_Mac_sales 2014-04-24T00:00:00Z Tim Cook to Microsoft: Better late than never for Office on iPad http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247863/Tim_Cook_to_Microsoft_Better_late_than_never_for_Office_on_iPad Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks Microsoft could have benefitted from bringing the Office suite to iPads earlier, but it was better late than never. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:36:00 GMT (Agam Shah) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247863/Tim_Cook_to_Microsoft_Better_late_than_never_for_Office_on_iPad 2014-04-23T23:36:00Z IBM hopes new chip can turn the tables on Intel http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247859/IBM_hopes_new_chip_can_turn_the_tables_on_Intel An IBM project to widen the use of its Power server chips inched forward Wednesday with Big Blue trying to challenge Intel for a bigger role in the hyperscale data centers run by the likes of Google and Facebook. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 GMT (James Niccolai) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247859/IBM_hopes_new_chip_can_turn_the_tables_on_Intel 2014-04-23T23:28:00Z New FCC rules would allow payments for speedier traffic http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247864/New_FCC_rules_would_allow_payments_for_speedier_traffic The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will propose new net neutrality rules Thursday that will allow broadband providers to charge companies like Netflix for preferential traffic management, according to a news report. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:30:00 GMT (Grant Gross) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247864/New_FCC_rules_would_allow_payments_for_speedier_traffic 2014-04-23T21:30:00Z IPhone sales drive strong Apple earnings in Q2 http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247858/IPhone_sales_drive_strong_Apple_earnings_in_Q2 Apple's iPad shipments declined, but iPhone sales were strong as the company reported a hike in profit and revenue during the second quarter of 2014. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:14:00 GMT (Agam Shah) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247858/IPhone_sales_drive_strong_Apple_earnings_in_Q2 2014-04-23T21:14:00Z Privacy jitters derail controversial K-12 big data initiative http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247855/Privacy_jitters_derail_controversial_K_12_big_data_initiative_ Unrelenting privacy concerns finally derailed a controversial big data initiative that promised to deliver more individualized instruction to public school students in the U.S. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:01:00 GMT jvijayan@computerworld.com (Jaikumar Vijayan) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247855/Privacy_jitters_derail_controversial_K_12_big_data_initiative_ 2014-04-23T21:01:00Z Facebook Q1 sales leap as mobile ad business grows http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247856/Facebook_Q1_sales_leap_as_mobile_ad_business_grows Facebook reported a nice 72 percent boost in sales for the first quarter, as the company continues to make strides expanding its advertising business on mobile devices. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:56:00 GMT (Zach Miners) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247856/Facebook_Q1_sales_leap_as_mobile_ad_business_grows 2014-04-23T20:56:00Z Fewer college students use tablets; may be a sign device doesn't boost productivity http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247852/Fewer_college_students_use_tablets_may_be_a_sign_device_doesn_t_boost_productivity How much real work can one get done on a tablet? Or are tablets mostly designed for entertainment? The questions arise as a recent survey of college students showed a small decline in tablet ownership. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:33:00 GMT mhamblen@computerworld.com (Matt Hamblen) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247852/Fewer_college_students_use_tablets_may_be_a_sign_device_doesn_t_boost_productivity 2014-04-23T20:33:00Z Raspberry Pi alternatives arrive and fill a need for speed http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247853/Raspberry_Pi_alternatives_arrive_and_fill_a_need_for_speed Raspberry Pi isn't planning a hardware upgrade of its popular $25 computer anytime soon, but faster options are emerging for users attracted to such board-like devices. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:59:00 GMT (Agam Shah) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247853/Raspberry_Pi_alternatives_arrive_and_fill_a_need_for_speed 2014-04-23T19:59:00Z It's now possible to wirelessly charge 40 smartphones from 16 feet away http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247850/It_s_now_possible_to_wirelessly_charge_40_smartphones_from_16_feet_away Korean researchers have shown it's possible to wirelessly transmit power over a distance of 16 feet and charge up to 40 smartphones. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:50:00 GMT lmearian@computerworld.com (Lucas Mearian) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247850/It_s_now_possible_to_wirelessly_charge_40_smartphones_from_16_feet_away 2014-04-23T19:50:00Z University goes with an Oracle rival after ERP lawsuit settlement http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247854/University_goes_with_an_Oracle_rival_after_ERP_lawsuit_settlement Roughly a year after settling an ugly, protracted legal battle with Oracle, Montclair State University is planning to implement a rival vendor's ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) system. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:46:00 GMT (Chris Kanaracus) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247854/University_goes_with_an_Oracle_rival_after_ERP_lawsuit_settlement 2014-04-23T19:46:00Z Russian Android SMS Trojan hits U.S. http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247849/Russian_Android_SMS_Trojan_hits_U.S. An Android Trojan app that sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers has expanded globally over the past year, racking up bills for users in over 60 countries including the U.S., malware researchers from Kaspersky Lab said. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:25:00 GMT (Lucian Constantin) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247849/Russian_Android_SMS_Trojan_hits_U.S. 2014-04-23T19:25:00Z Nadella departs from predecessor's practice, will do earnings call Thursday http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247848/Nadella_departs_from_predecessor_s_practice_will_do_earnings_call_Thursday Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will participate in Thursday's quarterly earnings call, a departure from the company's past practice, when former chief executive Steve Ballmer rarely joined calls with Wall Street analysts. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:23:00 GMT gkeizer@computerworld.com (Gregg Keizer) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247848/Nadella_departs_from_predecessor_s_practice_will_do_earnings_call_Thursday 2014-04-23T19:23:00Z Go time traveling with Google Maps http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247847/Go_time_traveling_with_Google_Maps Google added past images of places noted in Street View for the desktop version of Google Maps. The goal is to give users the ability to see how places have changed over time. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:18:00 GMT sgaudin@computerworld.com (Sharon Gaudin) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247847/Go_time_traveling_with_Google_Maps 2014-04-23T19:18:00Z FCC shifts $9B to broadband subsidy fund http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247846/FCC_shifts_9B_to_broadband_subsidy_fund The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Wednesday to shift US$9 billion over five years from traditional telephone subsidies to broadband subsidies, in an effort to bring high-speed Internet services to 5 million U.S. residents who don't have access. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:40:00 GMT (Grant Gross) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247846/FCC_shifts_9B_to_broadband_subsidy_fund 2014-04-23T17:40:00Z Microsoft's Bing goes ad-free for all U.S. schools http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247845/Microsoft_s_Bing_goes_ad_free_for_all_U.S._schools Microsoft yesterday opened its ad-free Bing search engine option to all U.S. K-12 schools, both public and private, after running a pilot program since August. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:00 GMT gkeizer@computerworld.com (Gregg Keizer) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247845/Microsoft_s_Bing_goes_ad_free_for_all_U.S._schools 2014-04-23T16:48:00Z Android mobile ad traffic beats iOS for first time http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247844/Android_mobile_ad_traffic_beats_iOS_for_first_time Android smartphones and tablets now get the most mobile ad traffic worldwide, but iPhones and iPads still get 52% of the revenue. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:28:00 GMT mhamblen@computerworld.com (Matt Hamblen) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247844/Android_mobile_ad_traffic_beats_iOS_for_first_time 2014-04-23T15:28:00Z Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 lineup goes on sale May 1 starting at $199.99 http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247842/Samsung_s_Galaxy_Tab_4_lineup_goes_on_sale_May_1_starting_at_199.99 Three versions of the new Galaxy Tab 4 tablet line will go on sale in the U.S. on May 1, with the new 7-in. Wi-Fi model priced at $199.99. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT mhamblen@computerworld.com (Matt Hamblen) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247842/Samsung_s_Galaxy_Tab_4_lineup_goes_on_sale_May_1_starting_at_199.99 2014-04-23T14:30:00Z Judge clears Google AdWords in geotagging patent lawsuit http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247838/Judge_clears_Google_AdWords_in_geotagging_patent_lawsuit Google AdWords does not infringe a location-based search patent owned by a company called GeoTag, a U.S. judge ruled in a case in which Google and Microsoft teamed up to come to the aid of customers who use their mapping services. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:12:00 GMT (Loek Essers) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247838/Judge_clears_Google_AdWords_in_geotagging_patent_lawsuit 2014-04-23T13:12:00Z Little things matter in Amazon Redshift upgrade http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247837/Little_things_matter_in_Amazon_Redshift_upgrade Amazon Web Services has increased the number of simultaneous queries its hosted data warehouse Redshift can handle, improving performance in cases where many small queries are now forced to wait. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:09:00 GMT (Mikael Ricknäs) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247837/Little_things_matter_in_Amazon_Redshift_upgrade 2014-04-23T13:09:00Z Toshiba, SanDisk NAND flash memory shrinks to 15-nanometer process http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247832/Toshiba_SanDisk_NAND_flash_memory_shrinks_to_15_nanometer_process Partners Toshiba and SanDisk have developed 15-nanometer process technology for NAND flash memory widely used in smartphones and tablets. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:32:00 GMT (Tim Hornyak) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247832/Toshiba_SanDisk_NAND_flash_memory_shrinks_to_15_nanometer_process 2014-04-23T08:32:00Z US to vote on sharp increase in broadband subsidies http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247833/US_to_vote_on_sharp_increase_in_broadband_subsidies The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote Wednesday on a proposal to pump $1.8 billion into a fund that subsidizes broadband deployments in rural communities. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:55:00 GMT (Grant Gross) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247833/US_to_vote_on_sharp_increase_in_broadband_subsidies 2014-04-23T03:55:00Z Coding error protects some Android apps from Heartbleed http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247834/Coding_error_protects_some_Android_apps_from_Heartbleed Some Android apps thought to be vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug were spared because of a common coding error in the way they implemented their own native OpenSSL library. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:52:00 GMT (Jeremy Kirk) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247834/Coding_error_protects_some_Android_apps_from_Heartbleed 2014-04-23T03:52:00Z Apple kicks off public OS X beta testing http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247831/Apple_kicks_off_public_OS_X_beta_testing Apple today followed Microsoft in opening up pre-release, or beta, versions of its personal computer operating system to all comers. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:52:00 GMT gkeizer@computerworld.com (Gregg Keizer) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247831/Apple_kicks_off_public_OS_X_beta_testing 2014-04-23T01:52:00Z Violin and Microsoft use an all-flash storage array to speed up apps http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247828/Violin_and_Microsoft_use_an_all_flash_storage_array_to_speed_up_apps A partnership between Microsoft and Violin Memory will let enterprises tightly tie a new all-flash storage array to their servers, speeding up popular Microsoft applications. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:39:00 GMT (Stephen Lawson) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247828/Violin_and_Microsoft_use_an_all_flash_storage_array_to_speed_up_apps 2014-04-23T00:39:00Z Phone buyers are hanging up on subsidies and opting for installment plans http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247829/Phone_buyers_are_hanging_up_on_subsidies_and_opting_for_installment_plans Installment plans for cellphones are starting to squeeze out the time-honored practice of paying a subsidized price up front, AT&T says. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:34:00 GMT (Stephen Lawson) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247829/Phone_buyers_are_hanging_up_on_subsidies_and_opting_for_installment_plans 2014-04-23T00:34:00Z Google, Samsung signed secret pact over Apple patent claims http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247827/Google_Samsung_signed_secret_pact_over_Apple_patent_claims Google agreed to take over some of Samsung's defense against patent claims brought by Apple under a secret agreement reached in 2012, a federal court jury heard Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:33:00 GMT (Martyn Williams) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247827/Google_Samsung_signed_secret_pact_over_Apple_patent_claims 2014-04-23T00:33:00Z Reddit demotes technology subthread after posts were deleted http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247835/Reddit_demotes_technology_subthread_after_posts_were_deleted Reddit has removed from its front page the popular r/technology subreddit after what it called bad editorial choices by the page's moderators. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:36:00 GMT (Zach Miners) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247835/Reddit_demotes_technology_subthread_after_posts_were_deleted 2014-04-22T23:36:00Z Here's what kind of tablet $5,000 gets you http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247830/Here_s_what_kind_of_tablet_5_000_gets_you Can your tablet withstand a 2-meter drop or be submerged in water for 30 minutes and keep functioning? The new $5,000 tablets from Xplore Technologies can. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:30:00 GMT (Agam Shah) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247830/Here_s_what_kind_of_tablet_5_000_gets_you 2014-04-22T23:30:00Z Apple patches Secure Transport, but not because of Heartbleed http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247825/Apple_patches_Secure_Transport_but_not_because_of_Heartbleed Apple today issued a security-only update for OS X, patching 25 vulnerabilities in Mavericks, its newest operating system, and 7 bugs in older editions. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:03:00 GMT gkeizer@computerworld.com (Gregg Keizer) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247825/Apple_patches_Secure_Transport_but_not_because_of_Heartbleed 2014-04-22T20:03:00Z Google to push mobile app installs in search and YouTube http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247823/Google_to_push_mobile_app_installs_in_search_and_YouTube Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers' mobile apps. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:41:00 GMT (Zach Miners) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247823/Google_to_push_mobile_app_installs_in_search_and_YouTube 2014-04-22T18:41:00Z Russian leaker resurfaces, claims Microsoft will issue second Windows update this year http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247821/Russian_leaker_resurfaces_claims_Microsoft_will_issue_second_Windows_update_this_year A notorious Windows leaker dubbed 'Wzor' says Microsoft will issue yet another update to Windows 8.1 later this year, evidence of an even-faster acceleration in the company's development tempo. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:38:00 GMT gkeizer@computerworld.com (Gregg Keizer) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247821/Russian_leaker_resurfaces_claims_Microsoft_will_issue_second_Windows_update_this_year 2014-04-22T18:38:00Z At Supreme Court, Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247824/At_Supreme_Court_Aereo_argues_that_ruling_against_it_could_hurt_cloud_storage If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that streaming video provider Aereo violates the copyrights of TV networks, it may also put cloud storage services at risk, the company's lawyer argued Monday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:14:00 GMT (Grant Gross) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247824/At_Supreme_Court_Aereo_argues_that_ruling_against_it_could_hurt_cloud_storage 2014-04-22T18:14:00Z Micron boosts endurance and capacity of SSDs for data centers http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247822/Micron_boosts_endurance_and_capacity_of_SSDs_for_data_centers As data centers demand faster and faster storage, Micron is answering the call with long-lasting, solid-state drives that offer up to 800GB of capacity. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:53:00 GMT (Agam Shah) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247822/Micron_boosts_endurance_and_capacity_of_SSDs_for_data_centers 2014-04-22T17:53:00Z Google Glass dips its toe into iOS pool http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247820/Google_Glass_dips_its_toe_into_iOS_pool As Google added a taste of iOS functionality to Glass, one analyst said this is just the beginning of efforts to draw in Apple users to the computerized eyewear. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:43:00 GMT sgaudin@computerworld.com (Sharon Gaudin) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247820/Google_Glass_dips_its_toe_into_iOS_pool 2014-04-22T17:43:00Z Search and rescue group sues FAA over drone use http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247819/Search_and_rescue_group_sues_FAA_over_drone_use_ A battle for rights to U.S. airspace is brewing between the Federal Aviation Administration and organizations looking to operate small, unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, for commercial and other purposes. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:00 GMT jvijayan@computerworld.com (Jaikumar Vijayan) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247819/Search_and_rescue_group_sues_FAA_over_drone_use_ 2014-04-22T16:58:00Z Dell launches virtual storage accelerator, aims to boost SAN performance http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247817/Dell_launches_virtual_storage_accelerator_aims_to_boost_SAN_performance Dell released a new virtualized storage accelerator appliance called Fluid Cache for SAN on Tuesday, designed to help customers keep data-intensive applications working quickly under load. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:04:00 GMT (Jon Gold) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247817/Dell_launches_virtual_storage_accelerator_aims_to_boost_SAN_performance 2014-04-22T15:04:00Z Mystery malware infecting jailbroken iPhones, iPads http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247814/Mystery_malware_infecting_jailbroken_iPhones_iPads A malware campaign of yet-to-be-determined origin is infecting jailbroken iPhones and iPads to steal Apple account credentials from SSL encrypted traffic. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:32:00 GMT (Lucian Constantin) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247814/Mystery_malware_infecting_jailbroken_iPhones_iPads 2014-04-22T12:32:00Z NEC launches face-recognition protection for PCs http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247807/NEC_launches_face_recognition_protection_for_PCs NEC has launched a biometric security program that uses face recognition to unlock access to PCs. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:35:00 GMT (Tim Hornyak) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247807/NEC_launches_face_recognition_protection_for_PCs 2014-04-22T08:35:00Z Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247808/Apple_offers_free_recycling_of_its_products_worldwide Apple is offering to recycle its products for free worldwide, and has included third-party products like mobile phones and PCs in the program in some countries. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:23:00 GMT (John Ribeiro) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247808/Apple_offers_free_recycling_of_its_products_worldwide 2014-04-22T06:23:00Z BMC automates the mainframe change ticket http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247812/BMC_automates_the_mainframe_change_ticket Mainframe operators using BMC software may now be able to enjoy the speedy, devops-style development pace that is quickly becoming the norm for customer-facing mobile applications and Internet services. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:06:00 GMT (Joab Jackson) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247812/BMC_automates_the_mainframe_change_ticket 2014-04-22T04:06:00Z Web apps and point-of-sale were leading hacker targets in 2013, says Verizon http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247809/Web_apps_and_point_of_sale_were_leading_hacker_targets_in_2013_says_Verizon Web application attacks, cyber-espionage and point-of-sale intrusions were among the top IT security threats in 2013, according to Verizon's latest annual report on data breach investigations. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:06:00 GMT (Lucian Constantin) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247809/Web_apps_and_point_of_sale_were_leading_hacker_targets_in_2013_says_Verizon 2014-04-22T04:06:00Z Samsung goes on offensive against Apple at trial http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247810/Samsung_goes_on_offensive_against_Apple_at_trial After three weeks of defending itself against patent infringement claims, Samsung switched gears and began presenting its argument that Apple is the one that infringes others' intellectual property. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:19:00 GMT (Martyn Williams) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247810/Samsung_goes_on_offensive_against_Apple_at_trial 2014-04-22T01:19:00Z Super-high frequencies could one day deliver your mobile video http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247811/Super_high_frequencies_could_one_day_deliver_your_mobile_video Mobile operators want a way to keep urban users happy as they get more thirsty for data, and a professor in New York City thinks he's found what they're looking for. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:57:00 GMT (Stephen Lawson) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247811/Super_high_frequencies_could_one_day_deliver_your_mobile_video 2014-04-22T00:57:00Z AT&T's expanded 1Gbps fiber rollout could rival Google's http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247804/AT_amp_T_39_s_expanded_1Gbps_fiber_rollout_could_rival_Google_s U.S. broadband giant AT&T could roll out 1Gbps fiber-optic service to up to 21 new metropolitan areas, including Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Jose, California, the company said Monday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:41:00 GMT (Grant Gross) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247804/AT_amp_T_39_s_expanded_1Gbps_fiber_rollout_could_rival_Google_s 2014-04-21T20:41:00Z Apple customers downsize iPhone, iPad storage in March quarter http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247803/Apple_customers_downsize_iPhone_iPad_storage_in_March_quarter U.S. iPhone and iPad sales skewed more toward devices with less storage space in the March quarter compared to the final three-month period of 2013. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:16:00 GMT gkeizer@computerworld.com (Gregg Keizer) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247803/Apple_customers_downsize_iPhone_iPad_storage_in_March_quarter 2014-04-21T20:16:00Z Samsung's 28-inch 4K monitor price drops to $599 http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247805/Samsung_39_s_28_inch_4K_monitor_price_drops_to_599 The price of Samsung's latest 28-inch 4K monitor has dropped by $100 to just under US$600, which could be a precursor to 4K monitor prices further plummeting as the technology goes mainstream. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:12:00 GMT (Agam Shah) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247805/Samsung_39_s_28_inch_4K_monitor_price_drops_to_599 2014-04-21T20:12:00Z Microsoft gets Motorola Solutions to pay licensing fee for Android use http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247813/Microsoft_gets_Motorola_Solutions_to_pay_licensing_fee_for_Android_use Microsoft has extended its controversial yet successful crusade to extract licensing fees from vendors that use Google's Android and Chrome operating systems, adding Motorola Solutions to the list of vendors agreeing to patent deals. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:01:00 GMT (Juan Carlos Perez) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247813/Microsoft_gets_Motorola_Solutions_to_pay_licensing_fee_for_Android_use 2014-04-21T20:01:00Z SEC seeks data on cyber security policies at Wall Street firms http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247802/SEC_seeks_data_on_cyber_security_policies_at_Wall_Street_firms The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to review the cyber defenses of 50 Wall Street broker-dealers and investment advisers to determine whether they are prepared for potential cyber threats. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:55:00 GMT jvijayan@computerworld.com (Jaikumar Vijayan) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247802/SEC_seeks_data_on_cyber_security_policies_at_Wall_Street_firms 2014-04-21T19:55:00Z