Microsoft Anxious for Skype Integration as Acquisition Finalizes

Maria Deutscher | October 7th

Microsoft closed off the acquisition of VoIP service provider Skype for a massive $8.5 million – the software maker’s biggest acquisition to date. Microsoft got the green light from the FTC in June, and...»

RIM’s $100M Buy amidst Takeover Talk

Maria Deutscher | October 7th

Canadian phonemaker RIM can be compared to Nokia, which failed to adapt to the market trends in time and consequently got itself in some financial turmoil.  The former however is still in better shape in...»

New Media Minute: How to Migrate Online Videos to Mobile Phones: Tips from AOL Video

Daisy Whitney | October 7th

Mobile video usage is growing fast among consumers and big video sites like AOL Video are implementing mobile solutions as a result. In part two of our interview with AOL Video’s SVP Ran Harnevo, he shares tips with the New Media...»

VMware Pairs Virtualization with Mobile Growth

Maria Deutscher | October 7th

In addition extending its virtualization ecosystem on the enterprise side, EMC subsidiary VMware is also working on developing a solid end-user portfolio centralized on mobile. Joe Baguley, VMware's Chief Cloud Technologist, discussed this approach and...»

U.S. Drone Virus Outbreak Infects Military

John Casaretto | October 7th

Wired is running a story on computer virus that has affected the United States’ fleet of Predator and Reaper drones.  The infection apparently is logging keystrokes of the pilots while the drones are in flight conducting strategic missions...»

Daily Deals Are Super Charged With Funding, Acquisitions, and New Offerings

Mellisa Tolentino | October 7th

It's an evident trend that many companies are extending their reach to consumers by leveraging daily deals marketing tactics in their many forms.  Now, we’ve got daily deal sites busy with acquisitions, rounding up funding,...»

Bitcoin7 Hacked, Funds Recovery Requires Sensitive Personal Information

Kyt Dotson | October 7th

On Oct 5, 2011 the Bitcoin7 exchange website posted a message to its users that it had been subject to a hacking intrusion that compromised their wallets and their user database. “While our investigation is still going,...»

Hotmail has Bigger Hurdles than Just Lack of Features

Steven Hodson | October 7th

Microsoft has been playing a rather interesting game lately in regard to where you will find some of its services and programs. On Facebook you will find that Messenger is one of the most popular apps. Bing has found...»

Mobile Apps, Payments Flourish: 98 Billion Downloads by 2015

Mellisa Tolentino | October 7th

As mobile apps and services start to dominate our gadgets, a recent study from Berg Insight indicates that mobile app downloads will reach 98 billion by the year 2015 which will have a compound annual growth...»

Pocket Informant Tops Week’s Best iPad, Android Tablet Apps for Business

Maria Deutscher | October 7th

This week in business apps for the iPad and Android tablets, the app that took the top spot in our list is Pocket Informant for iPad. The award-winning app integrates calendaring and note-taking tools within...»