Articles By Nestor E. Arellano

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BlackBerry ends relationship with U.S. carrier over iPhone tiff

BlackBerry Ltd. CEO John Chen today announced that the Waterloo, Ont. smart phone maker is ending business relations with United...

April 2nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Small ISPs top large providers on transparency: Report

There is still a lot of room for improvement on how well local Internet service providers inform their customers on...

April 1st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Mozilla doubles down on damage control

Mozilla Foundation is paddling hard to clarify its position on same sex marriages as calls from the LGBT (lesbian, gay,...

April 1st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Azure fees fall in cloud service price war

Microsoft Corp. fired its latest salvo in the cloud services price war yesterday with the announcement that it is drastically...

April 1st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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iPhone, iPad users get extra 2TB storage from LaCie

Storage device company LaCie is rolling out a wireless hard drive that will provide users of Apple Inc.’s iPhone, iPad...

March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
Ultraviolet rays from an X-class solar flare on is captured in this photo by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

Solar flare could trigger radio blackout on Wednesday

Power surges could cause high frequency communication systems to fail and malfunctioning satellites may trigger global positioning system (GPS) errors...

March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Second NSA security tool found in RSA’s cryptography kit

Security provider RSA adopted a second code generator developed by the United States National Security Agency which effectively made it...

March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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News organizations are top data theft targets: Report

High-profile news organizations are the top targets of hackers working for or in support of governments, according to a report...

March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Data breaches in federal departments soar in 10 months

Here's another sign of how bad network security is in the national capital: The federal government suffered more data breaches...

March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Surprise call: Darren Entwistle steps down as Telus CEO

Telus Corp. today announced a surprise leadership shakeup with the replacement of CEO Darren Entwistle by Joe Natalie, the Vancouver-based...

March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano