IT

A recent bug in Google Apps allowed students at several colleges to read each other's email messages and some were even able to see another student's entire inbox. The issue occurred at a small handful of colleges, admitted Rajen Sheth, senior product manager for Google...

It started as a simple term project for an MIT class on ethics and law on the electronic frontier. Two students partnered up to take on the latest Internet fad: the online social networks that were exploding into the mainstream. With people signing up in droves...

A dinner this week on women in IT focused on midlevel women in technology and their challenges in getting ahead, given their frequently high family responsibilities and their own perceptions (realities?) of what advancing really demands. The program, featuring Telle Whitney, president and CEO of...

It was a bad idea from the start, but even as bad ideas go, this one went horribly wrong. A 38-year-old Avon Lake, Ohio, man is set to plead guilty to federal charges after spyware he allegedly meant to install on the computer of a woman...

The newest classes and equipment at Chippewa Valley Technical College are focused on an old technology gaining prominence for homeowners looking to cut their energy bills. Two classes on renewable heating and cooling technologies and installation of geothermal systems at the college's Clairemont campus are focused...

An effort to consolidate state computer servers has cost seven times as much as originally estimated, even though the project is far from over. Consolidating servers so far has cost $90.9 million, far above the original estimate of $12.8 million, according to a sweeping report Thursday...

In conjunction with federal CIO Vivek Kundra's launch of Apps.gov and declaration of support for cloud computing, Google on Tuesday said that it plans to create a government cloud to provide government agencies with access to Google services in an environment more suited to government...

Voice technology is the latest tool healthcare providers are adopting to cut back on time-consuming manual processes, freeing clinicians to spend more time with patients and reduce costs. At Butler Memorial Hospital, voice-assisted technology has dramatically reduced the amount of time the Butler, Pa., hospital's team...