Todd R. Weiss

Todd R. WeissWriter, Computerworld Follow me on Google+

Todd R. Weiss is an award-winning technology journalist and freelance writer who worked as a staff reporter for Computerworld from 2000 to 2008. Weiss covers enterprise IT from cloud computing to Hadoop to virtualization, enterprise applications such as ERP, CRM and BI, Linux and open source, and more. He spends his spare time working on a book about an unheralded member of the 1957 Milwaukee Braves and watching classic Humphrey Bogart movies.

E-Voting Gone Awry: Watch This Controversial Video

A controversial video posted to YouTube shows a touchscreen e-voting machine going haywire. Should you be worried? See for yourself.

Study: E-voting Machines Are Easily Hackable

Vendor challenges research, says its machines are safe and reliable.

Google Maps Points to Polling Places

Google teams with election education groups to offer maps to help voters find polling places.

W. Virginia Reassures Voters About e-Voting Machines

West Virginia residents complained e-voting machines "switched" their votes to another candidate. State officials are calming fears.

E-voting Snag Fixed as Early Voting Starts

Voters using e-voting machines urged to check printouts to verify their choices.

Voter Hot Line Upgraded for Election

A Web-based Virtual Call Center program will power the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

States Ready E-voting Systems

Many states switch to paper ballots in continuing migration from touch-screen e-voting machines.

Businesses Weigh Benefits of Solid State Storage

When benefits outweigh extra costs, it will take off, analyst says.

SNIA to Push Enterprise Use of Solid-State Storage

Initiative aims to educate users, foster adoption of standards.

LinuxWorld: OS in the Spotlight

Demos, products, training are on the agenda for the four-day show.

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FaceTime Wins Lawsuit Over IM Code

But messaging customers won't see a service disruption because of loss of FaceTime compliance code, Reuters says.

Software Piracy Hurts the Open-Source Community Too

OpenOffice.org community manager sees fallout when proprietary wares are jacked.

Ubuntu to Prepares to Launch Updated Launchpad

Touts its collaborative features as it strives to compete with SourceForge.net.

Which States Harbor the Most Software Pirates?

Piracy is lowest in the U.S., but six states account for half of national piracy losses, study says.

Some IT Jobs May Be Recession-Proof

Not all IT jobs are being offshored and outsourced. Some positions in IT are among the most recession-proof jobs across all fields.