IBM Acquires Cloud QA Company Green Hat

Klint Finley | January 4th

Today IBM announced that it has an agreed to acquire Green Hat, a company that provides tools for building virtual environments for software quality assurance and testing. This follows the official launch of IBM's ...»

Kinect and Wii Used to Waldo a Nao Robot to Brush a Cat, Imagine What’s Next

Kyt Dotson | January 4th

In what some might call an unholy tandem, a Microsoft Kinect and Nintendo Wii have been hybridized together to permit a man—in this case software engineer  Taylor Veltrop—to remotely brush his cat via 23-inch-tall robotic surrogate. To make this...»

IAB Adds Millennial Media CEO to Board, Recognizes Mobile Influence

Maria Deutscher | January 4th

Millennial president and CEO Paul Palmieri is now a part of the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s board of directors. About 40 online marketing executives are sitting on IAB board, representing major media companies including Amazon,...»

Broadcom, Others Tap SmartTV Trends

Kristina Farrah | January 4th

In order to offer consumers a solution to enjoy watching their favorite television content wherever they want on whatever device they want,  Sling Media strikes a deal with Broadcom to feature Sling Media

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Saudi Hackers Pilfer, Leak 400,000 Israeli Credit Card Accounts

Kyt Dotson | January 4th

Hackers are ringing in the new year with a lot of interesting declarations of financial cybermayhem—yesterday SiliconANGLE reported on 100 million Chinese usernames leaked—but today’s 400,000 records leak from Israel includes credit card information. A group...»

Japan’s “Good Virus” is an Antibody for Cyber Attacks

Mellisa Tolentino | January 4th

Here’s how our world works: every year, the human population increases exponentially and with that, the world gets more congested.  The more people occupying the same space, the easier it is for viral infections to
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Kindle Fire was the Most Connected Device this Holiday

Kristina Farrah | January 4th

There have been some interesting reports in line with mobile usage over the holidays. First off, location-based mobile media company, JiWire, analyzes the behavior of its on-the-go audience in its public Wi-Fi network.

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Google Beefs Up Patent Portfolio, Standardizes Android Requirements

Mellisa Tolentino | January 4th

Google has been beefing up their patent portfolio through acquisitions of entire companies or specific patents.  Last year, Google bought patents from IBM twice, the first batch in July followed by the second batch...»

Verizon CEO Cancels CES Appearance Too

Maria Pila | January 4th

The chief executive of Verizon Communications has canceled his appearance for a keynote panel at the 2012 Consumer Electronics show, the telecom company said on Tuesday. Verizon said that a schedule change is preventing CEO...»

Attack Of The Siri Clones

Mellisa Tolentino | January 4th

When the iPhone 4S  was launched, people, especially those who aren’t a big fan of Apple products, belittled the new iPhone and even Siri, Apple’s talking assistant.  Android and Windows users kept saying that Siri’s...»