Altimeter Group Is Growing Like A Weed

Tom Foremski | July 27th

I have a soft spot for the Altimeter Group, a pioneering band of consultants founded by the impressive Charlene Li, with a mission to educate corporate America about the value of listening and engaging with customers. It's...»

On-Going Hacking Campaign against Defense Contractors Uncovered

Maria Deutscher | July 27th

Researchers from Invincea Labs and ThreatGrid discovered what seems like a cyber espionage campaign against some 163 key executives, including presidents and CEOs of key defense contractors, who attended a recent Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity event. The whole thing was picked...»

The Facial Recognition Revolution: Will Privacy Win Out?

Mellisa Tolentino | July 27th

Do you still remember the time when you watched a sci-fi movie and the bad guys were caught because of facial recognition?  Remember thinking how cool it would be if that ever became a reality? ...»

Tech Execs Hit Refresh: Intel Gets New Chairman

Robert Manto | July 27th

This week has been characterized with various executive appointments and re-shuffling. Leading chipmaker Intel is the latest to make significant executive changes as it announced that longtime executive Andy Bryant will be its new...»

Metropolitan Police Announce Capture of Hacker “Topiary” of LulzSec Fame

Kyt Dotson | July 27th

Well, it looks like the first step of LulzSec’s catch-me-if-you-can may be coming to a head with the announcement by the London Metropolitan Police who say that they’ve captured the hacker “Topiary.” The announcement mentions the arrest...»

HTC Not Backing Down, Appeals Latest Ruling in Apple Patent Case

Maria Pila | July 27th

HTC is going to appeal the ruling by a U.S. trade body which found the mobile phone manufacturer guilty for the infringement of two patents held by Apple Inc. Last year, Apple filed a...»

EA Earnings Up, Expanding into Social Games

Robert Manto | July 27th

Electronic Arts announced yesterday its fiscal first quarter earnings ending on June 30, exceeding early earnings estimates. The California-based game maker reported a profit of $221 million, or 66 cents per share, on revenues of...»

Consumers and Politicians Oppose AT&T-T-Mobile Merger

Mellisa Tolentino | July 27th

As news of RadioShack partnering with Verizon hit the internet, people are thinking what will become of T—Mobile? RadioShack is dropping T-Mobile to partner with Verizon, but all is not lost for T-Mobile as...»

Amazon Comfortably Passes Wall Street Expectations, More Steady Growth

Maria Deutscher | July 27th

Following eBay, retail and cloud giant Amazon has reported financial results for the second quarter. Amazon’s Q2 net-income was $191 million or 41 cents a share compared with $207 million or 45 cents in...»

Mac OS X Lion’s Security Compromised, Attackers Out to Get Apple

Mellisa Tolentino | July 27th

With all the hacking going on in cyberspace, we consumers would like to think that our files our safe in our computers because they are password protected.  But since Apple’s release of their Mac...»