MtGox Acquires Bitomat.pl as Bid to Restore Confidence in Bitcoin Market

Kyt Dotson | August 11th

In a move to restore confidence in the Bitcoin exchange market, MtGox (owned and operated by Tibanne Co. Ltd.) will be integrating the recently beleaguered Bitomat.pl user database. According to a recent press release,...»

Cyber Attacks in Asia Reflect Global Cybersecurity Issues

John Casaretto | August 11th

It gets little coverage here, but adding to the overall picture of worldwide cyberattacks, a couple of recent stories from Asia indicate their own growing problems with security. In Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange...»

RIM’s BlackBerry OS 7 Already Out, BBM Banned in UK

Mellisa Tolentino | August 11th

After its recent launch of the BBM 6, the revamped free messaging service exclusive for BlackBerry owners, RIM has now released three new smartphones powered by the new BlackBerry OS7.

"While not game-changing (evolutionary
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London Riots: Police Shut Down Social Media as Free Speech Comes Under Fire

Kristina Farrah | August 11th

This week’s extensive London looting has pushed UK’s Home Secretary to converge with people in media and social media to block the access of these communication channels in case of an emergency, pretty much like...»

Trend Micro Announces Earnings with a Focus on Services

Robert Manto | August 11th

Trend Micro announced yesterday its earnings results for the second quarter of 2011. The company posted net sales of $297 million and net income of $48 million.

"Amidst media reports of multiple data breaches, Trend
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Text 911! Are We Ready For This?

Mellisa Tolentino | August 11th

You wake up in the middle of the night, you here unfamiliar voices coming from downstairs, you hear them rummaging through your things, you reach for the phone but it’s dead.   You get your...»

There is No Big Data without the Companies Leveraging It

Maria Deutscher | August 11th

O’Reilly’s Alistair Croll wrote a piece discussing something data scientists everywhere seem to agree with: large companies are not doing enough with their stockpile of data--not by a long shot. The reason, according to him,...»

Sony-LG Dispute Ends in Cross-licensing Agreement

Mellisa Tolentino | August 11th

The Sony-LG dispute started when Sony file patent infringement lawsuits against LG over smartphone patents in which the latter claimed that Sony violated patent rights over TVs, PCs and cameras.  But the dispute has...»

HTC after iPhone Market with $300M Investment in Beats by Dr. Dre

Mellisa Tolentino | August 11th

HTC, one of the fastest-growing companies in the mobile sector, revealed plans to release eight new handsets later this year.  And with their recent $300 million investment  on Beats Electronics,  the joint venture...»

The New View on Personalized Content: Big Data Analysis at Work

Mellisa Tolentino | August 11th

Wouldn’t it be great when you open your favorite site it already shows you the things that you really like or are interested in,  Instead of wasting your time searching through hundreds of articles trying...»