Microsoft Photosynth Update Combines Multiple Photos For 3D Rendering

Microsoft has released a preview of the third-generation of Photosynth, which comes with a new functionality that analyzes digital photographs to generate three-dimensional views of real world spaces. Photosynth supports four basic...

10 Million Galaxy Tabs Sold, Sales Have Doubled

Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy tabs, since it was launched five months ago in April 2011. Sales have doubled from five million in just eight weeks, said the company in a statement. The...

MicroTech Wins $86M Naval CTR Contract

MicroTech was awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the Department of the Navy (DoN) Fleet Logistic Center Norfolk in conjunction with the Naval Supply Systems Command,...

Hit And Run Attacks Targeting Supply Chain, Says Kaspersky

Kaspersky Lab’s security research team have published a study on Icefog, a small yet energetic Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group that focuses on targets in South Korea and Japan, hitting the...

VC Investment In IoT Companies Continues To soar

By Mary Ann Azevedo While the Internet of Things (IoT) is still a growing field, it’s clear that venture capitalists are increasingly taking notice and pumping dollars into IoT-driven startups. In 2015, overall...

FTC launching task force to monitor technology markets

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has created a task force dedicated to monitoring competition in U.S. technology markets.

Australia Formulates National Cloud Computing Strategy

Australia has formulated a national cloud computing strategy. The strategy has identified three core goals - 1) Maximizing the value of cloud computing in government, 2) Promoting cloud computing to small businesses, not-for-profits and...

Portugal’s Largest Bank Selects Cisco Cloud Computing

Millennium, Portugal's largest listed bank, has selected Cisco cloud computing technology to help optimize data center resources. This is one of the first projects in Portugal to incorporate an architecture for a...

Middle East And Africa Government IT Spending To Grow 15%

IT spending by the government sector in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) should increase by 15.1% year on year in 2012 to reach $7.41 billion, according to IDC. "The MEA region...

Microsoft Just Bought A Huge Chunk Of Nokia In A €5.44B Deal

Microsoft just bought a huge chunk of Nokia. The Redmond giant is in the process of purchasing all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, and will license Nokia’s patents, including the company's...

HyTrust Raises $18.5 Million Series C Funding

Cloud security automation company HyTrust has raised $18.5 million in a Series C round from Intel Capital and Fortinet. Existing investors VMware, In-Q-Tel, Granite Ventures, Cisco, Trident Capital and Epic Ventures also participated in this round.

LogRhythm Completes $40M Funding Round

Security intelligence company LogRhythm has raised a $40 million round of equity financing, led by Riverwood Capital, with participation by existing investors Adams Street Partners, Access Venture Partners and members of senior management, along with new investor Piper Jaffray.

GE Launches New Reflective Memory Analyzer

GE has launched the PEAZ-5565 Reflective Memory Analyzer. Designed to simplify and speed the identification and correction of errors in sophisticated distributed memory sharing applications, the PEAZ-5565 complements GE’s range of...

Apple working to help develop carbon-free aluminum smelting method

Apple is working with aluminum giants Alcoa and Rio Tinto Aluminum on a technology that eliminates direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process.

72.1M Wearable Devices To Be Shipped In 2015, Estimates IDC

The wearables market maintained its upward trajectory in the first quarter of 2015 as new vendors, including Apple, prepared to enter the market. A new forecast from the Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device...