Technology News

  1. U.S. data centers use more electricity than they need, a new report finds, and IT managers are too cautious about managing power and businesses are unwilling to invest in energy conservation.
  2. Chinese authorities say Microsoft has yet to fully comply with the government's anti-monopoly investigation, and want more information about its media player and Web browser distribution.
  3. Smartphones sold in California will soon be required to have a kill switch that lets users remotely lock them and wipe them of data in the event they are lost or stolen.
  4. "Brave" is the current watchword for virtualization software giant VMware.
  5. Facebook will reduce "click-bait" posts of outside links that try to lure users with eye-catching headlines.