China Reacts to Hacking Accusation as Things Escalate Worldwide

Mellisa Tolentino | August 5th

Over the recent months of hacking incidences, there have been some individuals and groups that are pinpointing China as the one responsible for the attacks.  China has published a statement in their national newspaper...»

Ten Realities for IT Service Organizations

Dave Vellante | August 5th

There are several infrastructure-related trends we’re watching here at Wikibon that will have direct impacts on IT organizations and service delivery over the next five years. Specifically:   #1 The consumerization of IT. CEOs have come to...»

Warner Music Narrows Loss, Thanks to LimeWire Settlement

Saroj Kar | August 4th

Warner Music Group announced its current quarterly sales this week; the company is narrowing down its loss more than it did in this time frame last year. And a lot of this gained income wasn't from increased sales,...»

Gluster Powers Biometric Solution Firm’s Open Cloud

Maria Deutscher | August 4th

Open-source cloud storage platform provider Gluster announced that CIC, a maker of biometric signature verification solutions for the financial industry, has migrated to the cloud using Gluster’s offerings. The platform will run in CIC’s AWS...»

Nokia’s Decline Spurs Innovation in Finland as Engineers Discover Startups

Maria Deutscher | August 4th

Finland has seen a boom in the startup scene recently, and the numbers are there to back that up. European tech blog ArcticStartup made some calculations and found that Finland had the highest average venture capital investment per capita last...»

Ai-One Acquires Artificial Intelligence Services Startup, Auto-Semantics

Saroj Kar | August 4th

Ai-one, which provides technologies to build artificial intelligence into software programs, has acquired a local artificial intelligence services company, Auto-Semantics. Auto-Semantics provides solutions for big data and marketing problems like investor behavior and modeling consumer...»

Erasure Coding – The New Approach to Data Archiving

Bert Latamore | August 4th

Long term data archiving is a major problem for businesses of all sizes and market areas, but particularly for those who operate under regulatory environments that require long-term archiving of fairly large amounts of data...»

South Korean Cyberspace Under Assault From North Korean Hackers via China

Mellisa Tolentino | August 4th

Just as July was ending, the South Korean cyberspace was rattled when their social networking sites Nate and Cyworld were attacked by Chinese hackers.  Then just as August has started, the South Korean cyberspace fell once...»

Keep Budget Discussions at Lowest Business Level Amidst Debt Crisis

Bert Latamore | August 4th

CIOs should keep their language at “the lowest possible business level” when discussing their budgets with CFOs and CEOs, writes financial commentator Gerald Hallaren in a piece on titled IT and the economy:...»

Android Woes Grow as Developers Seek Revenues, Transparency

Mellisa Tolentino | August 4th

Google is fending off lawsuits from Microsoft, Apple, and Oracle to defend their Android OS platform.  The company has always stated that they have an open-source platform but their platform developers seem to think otherwise....»