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Human Rights Watch launches campaign against 'killer robots'

"The line needs to be drawn now on fully autonomous weapons," the NGO says. How close are we to letting robots off the leash?

By April 23, 2013


Bin Laden's computers will test U.S. forensics

A secretive U.S. government agency called the National Media Exploitation Center is likely in charge of analyzing the computers and hard drives seized from bin Laden's home in Pakistan.

By May 6, 2011


Microsoft releases Windows Home Server 2011

The new version of Windows Home Server has officially been released, with the product due to reach TechNet and MSDN subscribers in early April and start showing up on computers in May.

By March 31, 2011


CNET to the Rescue: iOS safety tips, and more

With the iPad 2 launch, we brought Seth in to talk about keeping your data safe on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod (or an Android device). Also, Rafe tests the new Synology DS411slim home server, and we opine on using a DVR as an archival store for videos (in a word: don't). Prepare yourself for the theft of your gadgets, how to tether an iPod Touch to a BlackBerry, and a brief history of ASCII.

By March 2, 2011


Next Windows Home Server gets release candidate

The next major version of Microsoft's Windows Home Server software is now available as a release candidate for user testing.

By February 3, 2011


HP discontinues MediaSmart Server line

HP has decided to discontinue its MediaSmart Server line of products. Microsoft acknowledges the decision on the company's Windows Home Server blog.

By December 1, 2010


Windows Home Server to lose drive pooling

The next major version of Windows Home Server will arrive without a popular feature that let users pool together storage drives. The company says the decision was consumer-driven.

By November 24, 2010


Pentagon, State Department OK social-network use

The Defense and State Departments now allow employees to use Twitter and Facebook at work, albeit with warnings about spies and other security risks.

By July 13, 2010


The Real Deal 209: Evernote (podcast)

This week: Tips and tricks for Evernote, and hard questions for Evernote CEO Phil Libin.

By May 6, 2010


The Real Deal 208: All questions (podcast)

Your questions answered! Also, some road test items. With special guest host Josh Lowensohn.

By April 29, 2010