“Think Fair” – Apple Moves to Become the World’s First Fair Trade Electronics Tech Company

Tom Foremski | January 16th

For the first time, Apple has disclosed the identity of 156 suppliers, and said it will become the first tech company to join the Fair Labor Association (FLA). This means that the FLA will investigate Apple suppliers

Symantec Enhances Archiving and eDiscovery Offerings, Acquires LiveOffice

Saroj Kar | January 16th

Computer security firm Symantec today announced $115 million acquisition of cloud data archiving and storage vendor LiveOffice. LiveOffice is located in Torrance, California, and provide a variety of targeted e-mail, instant messaging, social media,...»

Amazon Opens More Microsoft Functionality for Free Users

Maria Deutscher | January 16th

The latest post on the AWS blog reveals an update to the AWS Free Usage Tier, which has been made more attractive for the sake of free users. A Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2...»

EverQuest 2 Player Base Swells 300% Since Switching to Free-to-Play

Kyt Dotson | January 16th

In an ever-increasing understanding of how people play video games, massively multiplayer online gaming has been seeing a spike in interest since large subscription based games have been exploring the free-to-play model. The most recent in this venture...»

AppMobi Launches Mobile-Optimized jQuery Alternative

Maria Deutscher | January 16th

AppMobi, a maker of mobile development solutions, launched its latest project. The jQ.Mobi JavaScript framework rolled out into private beta under an MIT X11 license, and puts a big emphasis on the “other” type...»

World’s Youngest Microsoft Pro Dies At 16

Cherr Aira | January 16th

The tech world has not yet moved on from the loss of great pioneers and innovators in 2011, and here comes another demise. The prodigy from Pakistan that amazed no less than Microsoft’s founder...»

IBM Gears Up for Social Business: the New Enterprise

Isha Suri | January 16th

This year at IBM’s own event Lotusphere 2012, we will witness the IBM partners pitching up in the social business. The event kicked off on January 15 with JumpStart sessions, and will last till Jan...»

Former CIO of the United States Vivek Kundra Joins Salesforce.com as EVP of Emerging Markets

Klint Finley | January 16th

Today Salesforce.com announced that former CIO of the United States Vivek Kundra is joining the company as EVP of emerging markets. As the first ever CIO of the US federal government, Kundra was a proponent of both...»

The Storage Wars: Gluster Becomes a Core Pillar for Red Hat Storage With New Integrations for AWS and OpenShift

Alex Williams | January 16th

Red Hat has JBOSS, Fedora, OpenShift and now Gluster. The distributed storage technology is now Red Hat's  new pillar for offering storage as a stand alone software or virtual appliance and as part of Red...»

The Tech World Remembers MLK Day

Cherr Aira | January 16th

Innovation and risk are kin. And, every single time I dwell on these two words, I remember a quote from the late great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: "Faith is taking the first step even...»