South Korean Social Network Hit by Chinese Hackers, 35 Million Accounts Compromised

Saroj Kar | July 28th

South Korea has suffered another wave of attacks that have compromised social networking sites, Nate and Cyworld, both run by SK Communications. The attacks are blamed largely on Chinese hackers, who are thought to have made off credentials...»

Big Data, Mobility Feed the Market’s Cycle of Success

Kristen Nicole | July 28th

We’re at the mid-mark of the fiscal year, when companies set aside some time to discuss their finances, earnings and profits.  And for the most part, the tech sector is doing well.  Some key companies...»

Google+ and Privacy: It’s in Your Hands

Kristina Farrah | July 28th

It’s rather expected that cyber attackers who’ve been lurking on Facebook will gradually allocate focus on Google+, the newly launched social network by Google. There’s always a way or two to make one’s profile safer and it’s a...»

SAP Beating Oracle with Stellar Growth

Maria Deutscher | July 28th

Business software maker SAP is taking a victory lap now that its organic license growth rate outpaced long time competitor Oracle for the first time in seven quarters, reports Matrix Research’s Rajeev Bahl. The...»

In-App Purchases Bring in Big Bucks for Small Game Developers

Mellisa Tolentino | July 28th

Mobile gaming is expanding as social games leader ngmoco, a DeNA company, announced that its Mobage social games platform for Android has been released in English-speaking countries around the world; the service is slated to...»

OpenStack Wins Big at Oscon 2011

Cherr Aira | July 28th

The open source cloud is a topic that has been the focus of many debates, especially when we touch on the idea of freedom and the extent of what openness is. But, while uncertainty...»

Is Groupon a Copycat? The Daily Deals Cat Fight over Creativity

Saroj Kar | July 28th

Two of the biggest names in daily deals, Groupon and LivingSocial, are labeled as the fastest growing companies in the market. Groupon recently filed for an IPO and LivingSocial is following suit, soon to go...»

Get High on Open Source Clouds, from Dell to Microsoft

Maria Deutscher | July 28th

There have been a lot of open-source cloud updates this week, both from large players such as Dell and Microsoft, to smaller startups that just emerged out of funding rounds. The first highlight comes from the...»

Gingerbread’s Sluggish Roll Out: Fragmentation for All!

Mellisa Tolentino | July 28th

Android 2.3 a.k.a. Gingerbread is an Android platform released by Google in December 2010, but the newer OS version hasn’t been integrated into many smartphones until recently.  The platform features enhancements for game...»

ITC Sides with Samsung, Agrees To Appeal Case Against Apple

Mellisa Tolentino | July 28th

Here’s a recap: Apple sued Samsung for patent infringement on its device design, so Samsung retaliated by hitting Apple back with infringement suits as well.   But the two companies are still in business,...»