Cyber-Tensions Between Saudi Arabia and Israel on the Rise as Hackers Hit Stock Exchange and Airline Websites

Kyt Dotson | January 16th

Israel is receiving lessons in cyberwarfare as hackers continue to target their corporations and infrastructure—on Monday, hackers slowed (but did not break) the website for the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and El Al Israel Airlines took down their...»

IT Salary Surges but Skills Fall Short

Kristina Farrah | January 16th

The current status of the western job market is what one would call “ironic.” Students are dropping out of school and graduates find it hard to secure employment, even unpaid internships, putting themselves

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Amazon Seeing Success on both Sides of the Kindle Aisle

Maria Deutscher | January 16th

Amazon released some new figures about the success of the Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Select program, which launched in December. The retail giant says that the Kindle E-Book Lending Library now features over 75,000...»

“Think Fair” – Apple Moves to Become the World’s First Fair Trade Electronics Tech Company

Tom Foremski | January 16th

For the first time, Apple has disclosed the identity of 156 suppliers, and said it will become the first tech company to join the Fair Labor Association (FLA). This means that the FLA will investigate Apple suppliers
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Symantec Enhances Archiving and eDiscovery Offerings, Acquires LiveOffice

Saroj Kar | January 16th

Computer security firm Symantec today announced $115 million acquisition of cloud data archiving and storage vendor LiveOffice. LiveOffice is located in Torrance, California, and provide a variety of targeted e-mail, instant messaging, social media,...»

Amazon Opens More Microsoft Functionality for Free Users

Maria Deutscher | January 16th

The latest post on the AWS blog reveals an update to the AWS Free Usage Tier, which has been made more attractive for the sake of free users. A Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2...»

EverQuest 2 Player Base Swells 300% Since Switching to Free-to-Play

Kyt Dotson | January 16th

In an ever-increasing understanding of how people play video games, massively multiplayer online gaming has been seeing a spike in interest since large subscription based games have been exploring the free-to-play model. The most recent in this venture...»

AppMobi Launches Mobile-Optimized jQuery Alternative

Maria Deutscher | January 16th

AppMobi, a maker of mobile development solutions, launched its latest project. The jQ.Mobi JavaScript framework rolled out into private beta under an MIT X11 license, and puts a big emphasis on the “other” type...»

World’s Youngest Microsoft Pro Dies At 16

Cherr Aira | January 16th

The tech world has not yet moved on from the loss of great pioneers and innovators in 2011, and here comes another demise. The prodigy from Pakistan that amazed no less than Microsoft’s founder...»

IBM Gears Up for Social Business: the New Enterprise

Isha Suri | January 16th

This year at IBM’s own event Lotusphere 2012, we will witness the IBM partners pitching up in the social business. The event kicked off on January 15 with JumpStart sessions, and will last till Jan...»