Digital Payments a Growing Concern Worldwide, for Regulators and Consumers

Saroj Kar | September 26th

The European Commission (EC) has launched an antitrust probe into e-payments in Europe. The commission will examine a group of companies including Santander, HSBC and Barclays to determine whether or not a monopoly is at...»

Mozy Gets New Speedy, Backup Features

Maria Deutscher | September 26th

Mozy, EMC’s cloud backup service for enterprises, got an upgrade today.  The first is a 100X improvement in file scanning capacity, according to the company. This “dramatically" decreases the time it takes to complete...»

Get Me Another Virtual Machine – We Need More Cowbell!

Alex Williams | September 26th

The platform market is changing the way apps are delivered and points to a future that raises some questions about the role of virtualization in cloud computing. For example, this past week Heroku began accepting F8...»

Groupon Cools Down IPO Fever, Seeks Market Viability

Saroj Kar | September 26th

In spite of growth momentum, a robust business model and reasonable pricing, daily deal website Groupon is still not able to determine a specific time for its IPO.  Groupon executives are committed to take...»

AppSense Expands Its Ecosystem with New Program

Maria Deutscher | September 26th

Desktop virtualization solutions provider AppSense kicked off an interesting intuitive to help it grow its ecosystem, and consequently grow its share of the market.  Its new AppSense Certified Service Provider, or ACSP program offers companies...»

Life With Android, 1 Year Later

Jeff Nolan | September 26th

A little over a year ago I turned off my iPhone 3 and fired up a new HTC Evo Android handset, the initial experience I wrote about here. I recently upgraded my handset from the Evo to...»

Clearspring Taps Seasoned Yahoo Veteran as New CEO

Mellisa Tolentino | September 26th

Clearspring, the company behind online content platform AddThis, announced that former Yahoo executive Ramsey McGrory will be the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, and current CEO Hooman Radfar will remain involved with the company...»

EMC CEO Joe Tucci Stepping Down this Year

Maria Deutscher | September 26th

This past week or so has been particularly interesting for top level executives, considering that the chiefs of two of the biggest IT firms in the world have been replaced. Joe Tucci, the CEO of...»

Metrofying the Desktop

Chris Lindhartsen | September 26th

As Microsoft moves forward, one of their key rallying-cries has become the adoption of a ‘Metro style’ on all of their various properties. We saw the early roots of this in Windows Media Center and Zune. That was followed...»

Could Whitman’s Entrée Be A Good Sign for HP Itanium? Users Hope So

Cherr Aira | September 26th

Whether or not he was properly informed, Leo Apotheker will no longer celebrate his Hewlett-Packard anniversary.  The 11-month stint of the newly evicted HP CEO was filled with highs, lows and loads of drama. One...»