Far From Game Over: Summer Hackfest Tours Gaming, Social Realms

Cherr Aira | July 7th

Hacking is a touchy topic inside and out of tech society. But it comes with certainty that there will always be cases of data exposure, breaches and cyber-attacks. As the hacking feast continues, the...»

Hulu Definitely for Sale, says Disney CEO

Kristina Farrah | July 7th

Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger said that owners of Hulu are “committed to selling [the company].”  Hulu's board has been in talks about a possible buy out over the past few weeks, and finally,...»

VMware Furthers Mobile Social Enterprise with Zimbra for Android

Kristen Nicole | July 7th

Things have been very quiet at Zimbra of late, but the recent announcement of the availability of VMware Zimbra for Android (VZA) is perking things up.  Initially the app has been described as just...»

eBay Goes Deep into Mobile Payments, Acquires Zong

Mellisa Tolentino | July 7th

Currently, everyone is glued to their smartphones.  Not just to keep in touch with others, but also to do things like online shopping.  Most of us have either our credit/debit cards or PayPal to use...»

Mobile Payments Gain International Support as Industry Expects Billions in Revenue

Maria Pila | July 7th

In-app billing and payments now has a big role in mobile industry. It offers a platform for operators and developers to enable the sale of virtual goods, adding premium features from within a mobile...»

Springpad Pragmatism Shines Through iOS Notifications

Maria Pila | July 7th

Are you searching for a power tool that can assist you, organizing your technologically enhanced life? Well, you've got a great deal of options. Windows users can look to the expensive prospect of utilizing OneNote,...»

Big Media Has Big Dreams in the Cloud: Ex-Startups Taking the Lead

Cherr Aira | July 6th

When biggies like Facebook start turning their head onto the media business direction, you realize that this is potentially lucrative. And it is.  The shift towards the cloud makes this industry all the more...»

Spotify Invades US Shores, Confirmed

Kristina Farrah | July 6th

After plenty of rumors, conjectures and tittle-tattles these past few months, Spotify finally confirmed on their website a stateside launch. And if you think you have a chance at getting an early account once the...»

IBM Advances Watson, Smart Grid Technologies

Val Galin | July 6th

IBM, which celebrated its 100th anniversary last month, has collaborated with Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO) to build the Total Operations Center at the Jeju Smart Grid...»

Complexity of Updating Android Exacerbates Security Problems

George Ou | July 6th

I bought a new HTC Nexus One last week, which unfortunately came with a custom ROM (Android Kernel Version: 2.16.405.1 CL223106 release-keys).  Unfortunately, this particular firmware prohibits any “Over The Air” (OTA) updates or even manual updates and it