Facebook Games Helped Create 182K New Jobs

Maria Deutscher | September 20th

Facebook provides a social platform for a sizable chunk of the Earth’s total population, and the company has a naturally big impact on the economy. A fresh report released today by the University of Maryland Business School reveals...»

Smarter Commerce and the Internet of Things – A Complex Combo

Alex Williams | September 20th

The message here at the IBM Smarter Commerce Global Summit is all about the customer. It is about connecting them, making them happy and all. But to make them happy requires a different approach than...»

Skype Bug in iPhone App Allows Address Book Theft

Maria Pila | September 20th

A bug in the latest version of Skype for iPhone and iPod touch makes its users vulnerable to having their address book stolen just by viewing a specially crafted message. Simple solution: Don't open...»

IBM, AT&T Face Antitrust Investigations

Maria Deutscher | September 20th

IBM and AT&T, two of the biggest tech firms across several industries, are both facing serious antitrust allegations.  And Big Blue is taking the heat in the European market. The EU launched an investigation into how...»

Google Hangouts get API, Days before Facebook f8

Saroj Kar | September 20th

Google Plus released an API for developers last week, and now comes the launch of the Hangouts API for developers.  Starting today, the API will be available for testing purposes, only for developers on...»

Bitcoinica Growing Pains Result in Data Errors

Kyt Dotson | September 20th

Last week, I reported on an emerging trading platform for Bitcoin, Bitcoinica, that presented itself as a Forex service and did so without trading any bitcoins with customers. The Bitcoin service runs in the cloud and has...»

Cloud Storage Trickle-down Hits Family Tree Buffs

Maria Pila | September 20th

The popular family network MyHeritage is acquiring storage and backup service BackupMyTree LLC, a free and automatic backup service for family tree data.  The buy marks MyHeritage's sixth acquisition, further expanding its technology and the...»

HP: Fire Tablet Sales to Fired webOS Workers

Mellisa Tolentino | September 20th

This is a confusing time for Hewlett-Packard employees. First the upside: After the enormous success of their first tablet fire sale, where the HP TouchPads literally flew off shelves as consumers clamored to get their...»

Klip Facilitates Social, Mobile Video Sharing

Kristina Farrah | September 20th

Faithful to the idea that mobile video is going to skyrocket over the coming years, start-up Klip allows people to connect through “the magic of mobile video.” It won’t be much longer when people digitally...»

Podio for iPhone Adds Support for Custom Apps

Klint Finley | September 20th

Podio is a Danish company that provides an enterprise social networking and collaboration tool that also includes a platform for building simple custom apps through a point and click interface. Today the company will announce support...»