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Worldwide IT Spending To Decline 0.5 Percent

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total $3.49 trillion in 2016, a decline of 0.5 percent over 2015 spending of $3.5 trillion, according to...

WhatsApp Crosses 500 Million Users

Mobile messaging app WhatsApp has crossed 500 million users. In the last few months, WhatsApp has grown fastest in countries like Brazil, India, Mexico, and...

DOJ Arrest SpyEye Developer

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, a Russian national also known as “Gribodemon” and “Harderman,” has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud for...

Nival Raises $6M

Nival, a developer of cross-platform strategy games, has raised $6 milion Series A round of funding. The investment was led by Almaz Capital, with...

Russian Internet behemoth Mail.Ru Group Launches Services In US

Russian Internet behemoth Mail.Ru Group has unveiled its first U.S. initiative, a startup called My.com that provides a suite of communication and entertainment apps for...

Need For Speed Sets Mobile Providers Apart, Finds Accenture Study

Mobile providers must expand digital offerings and maintain high-performing networks to attract and keep customers, according to Accenture’s Mobile Web Watch 2013 survey. The global...

74% Consumers Open To Virtual Doctor Visit, Finds Cisco Study

According to a Cisco health care study, majority of consumers are open to a virtual doctor visit. The results of the study demonstrate that as information,...

Flash Games Market Survey Shows Developers Working On More Platforms

Improvements in technology, and lowered barriers to entry, enabled indie game developers in 2012 to address and develop for more platforms than ever before....

Visa, QIWI Create Strategic Alliance

Visa and QIWI, a provider of payment services in Russia, have formed a strategic alliance to introduce a digital wallet that will enable consumers...

Russian Online Service Delivery Club Raises $4M

Delivery Club, a Russian-based online food delivery marketplace started around 1.5 years ago, has raised a second investment round of $ 4 million from...

Worldwide IT Spending To Grow 6% In 2012

Worldwide IT spending remains on course to grow 6% this year in constant currency, only slightly down on last year’s pace of 7% growth,...

Nokia 808 PureView Coming In May

Nokia will start rolling out the Nokia 808 PureView smartphones in just a few days now, says the Finnish handset-maker. The first markets to...

Worldwide PC Shipments On The Rise, HP Strengthens Leadership Position

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 89 million units in the first quarter of 2012, a 1.9 percent increase from the first quarter of 2011, when...

BVP Forms Alliance With Russia’s Skolkovo Foundation

The Skolkovo Foundation and Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in which BVP set a $20 million target for...

Busiest Year For Mobile Malware

McAfee released the McAfee Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2011, revealing that malware surpassed the company’s estimate of 75 million unique malware samples last year....