Microsoft Blames Outage on “Networking Interruption”

Maria Deutscher | August 19th

Microsoft released some info about the three-hour outage that affected North American Office 365 and SkyDrive customers two days ago, blocking off access to their email and calendar services. The software giant put the blame...»

Twitter Can Help you Beat the Market According to Derwent Capital

Maria Deutscher | August 19th

Use of Big Data analytics tools is picking up fast among enterprises and markets such as Twitter--which sells its users’ tweets in a number of packages--are becoming ever-more valuable resources. Some however managed to extend the insight they...»

Defense Contractor Vanguard Breached by AntiSec, Hacker Group Leaks 1GB Sensitive Data

Kyt Dotson | August 19th

Working under the hacktivist banner of AntiSec, yet another defense contractor has been struck by hackers who released over a gigabyte of sensitive information. The contractor hit, Vangaurd Defense Industries, just happens to have a connection to ...»

VMware Trying to Realize Value with Cloud Ecosystem

Maria Deutscher | August 19th

Virtualization giant VMware has been expanding into new fields recently, notably into the platform-as-a-service market with its open-source Cloud Foundry offering. Cloud Foundry is based in part of technology the company bought as a part...»

Music + Mobile Makes Melodic Marketing for MetroPCS, Others

Mellisa Tolentino | August 19th

Earlier this week, MetroPCS Communications, Inc. , the fifth largest wireless carrier in the US and Rhapsody, the leading on-demand music service, announced the unlimited mobile music experience for MetroPCS subscribers. The unlimited mobile music is...»

Dell Sales Nosedive as PC Era Dies Off

Mellisa Tolentino | August 19th

HP isn’t the only one having PC troubles, as Dell, one of the top computer makers globally, also experienced the harsh reality of people shifting away from PC.  Their revenue only rose by 1%...»

The Shift to E-Books In Europe Establishes Digital Media Dreams

Maria Pila | August 19th

Europe has been already delayed behind in terms of the widespread adoption of e-books comparing to U.S, but a recent report suggests that they are finally taking up this new digitized trend.  In 2010,...»

HP Aftermath: What Will Become of PCs?

Mellisa Tolentino | August 19th

Hewlett-Packard, the world’s largest computer manufacturer, turned heads this week as they announced one shocker after another. The calm before the storm At the beginning of the week, HP announced that it will soon launch its...»

Barnes & Noble Survives Digital Transition with $204M Investment

Maria Deutscher | August 19th

Bookseller Barnes & Noble announced it has received a strategic investment of $204 million from Liberty Media.  Liberty acquired about 12 million shares of the company at a price of $17 per share, which adds...»

RIM In Talks For BlackBerry Music

Mellisa Tolentino | August 19th

In a “Hail Mary" pass, Research In Motion, makers of the BlackBerry devices, aims to up their sales by appealing more to teenagers, by way of music.  According to two unnamed sources, RIM is...»