Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Launches Online Engagement Platform

Real Madrid soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest worldwide celebrities on social media, with over 67 million fans of Facebook and over 23 million on Twitter. He has now started...

Worldwide WLAN Market Growth Continues

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments experienced year-over-year growth of 12.7% in the second quarter of 2012 (2Q12). According to the 2Q12 results published...

Anaheim Awards HP $55.8M Services Contract

The city of Anaheim, Calif., has signed a $55.8 million agreement with HP Enterprise Services for the company to continue managing the city’s information technology environment. Under the five-year contract, which includes a...

Fire At Internet Archive, No Major Damage

A fire at Internet Archive's San Francisco scanning office last Wednesday affected a scanning center and twenty boxes of books and films. The organization also lost cameras, lights, and scanning equipment worth...

Microsoft, Salesforce Deal Connects CRM To MS Office, Windows

Microsoft and Salesforce have inked a partnership that connects Salesforce’s customer relationship management (CRM) apps and platform to Microsoft Office and Windows. The two companies plan to deliver the following solutions: Salesforce1 for Windows and...

Funny Or Die Launches Free Weather App

The comedy site started by actor Will Ferrell, Funny Or Die, has launched a free iOS weather app - Funny Or Die Weather. Powered by Weather Underground, the Funny Or Die Weather app provides detailed weather forecasts...

Groupon Expands To India, Israel, South Africa

Groupon has launched Groupon India, Groupon Israel and Groupon South Africa via acquisition of daily deal sites SoSasta, Grouper, and Twangoo, respectively. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. Rob Solomon (President and...

IBM Inks Multimillion Dollar Deal With Veda

IBM has signed a five-year multimillion dollar agreement with Veda, a company that provides credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement extends Veda's existing strategic outsourcing relationship with the company to include cloud services now.

Toshiba Offering IPedge Application Server For Strata CIX Systems

Toshiba is offering the IPedge Application Server for users of Toshiba's Strata CIX IP business telephone systems. Adding IPedge to the Strata CIX brings IPedge unified messaging, mobility, unified communications, and...

ARM Acquires Sensinode

ARM has acquired privately-held Sensinode for an undisclosed sum. Sensinode has led the creation of the 6LoWPAN and CoAP standards for low cost low power devices, says ARM. ARM will continue the commercial offering of Sensinode’s NanoStack and NanoService products.

MEA PC Market Grew By 7.4 Per Cent, HP Continues To Lead

Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market grew 7.4 per cent year on year in the third quarter of 2011, according to preliminary results released today by IDC. A total of...

Lenovo Study Says Our Students May Not Be Giving STEM High Priority

According to the results of the 2011 ‘Global Student Science and Technology Outlook’, a study conducted by Lenovo and Redshift Research, students in emerging countries - India, Mexico and Russia -...

Researchers Demonstrate Unbreakable Quantum Cryptography

The way we secure digital transactions could soon change. Theorists at the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at the National University of Singapore, Stephanie Wehner and Nelly Ng, teamed up with...

‘Heartbleed’ Bug Posing Major Threat

There is a new bad worm in the Internet, leaving websites exposed to unsavory attacks. Neel Mehta of Google Security discovered the bug. Adam Langley and Bodo Moeller prepared the fix. Here is an article by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols of ZDNet you may find interesting.

Netflix On TVs Get A Redesign

Netflix has launched a new look and more immersive experience for Netflix on TVs. The new design was created specifically for the big screen, featuring multiple cinematic images for each title along with...