If you’re still using the Windows 7 release candidate, today is a great day to move to the retail version, because the operating system will soon begin shutting down every 2 hours without warning.

A Chinese major general has called for a new national body to enforce Internet controls, while China faced fresh claims on Monday about the source of hacking attacks that hit search giant Google.

The entire SSD market has become fiercely competitive, threatening Intel’s place as market leader. Offerings from Crucial and others are now so fast that the SATA 3Gb interface is limiting speeds.

The California state senate passed on Thursday a bill aimed at recovering lost sales tax revenue from online retailers like Amazon and Overstock.

An Indian startup called Knowledge Quest Pvt. Ltd. has announced plans to port the ZFS filesystem to the Linux kernel, as a loadable kernel module.

The FreeBSD developers have now merged Apples Grand Central Dispatch technology into the 8-STABLE branch.

Ars Technica has a great article about the current legal questions surrounding the FCCs authority to enforce network neutrality rules on the Internet.

The CEO of Kaspersky labs wishes the internet were a locked down, authoritarian “safe place”.

RoughlyDrafted provides some biting criticism and information from a source close to one of the most widely publicized losses of user data in recent years.