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  • News: Oracle aims 'Exastack' program at ISVs

    Oracle is hoping to convince independent software vendors to certify and run their products on its high-end Exadata and Exalogic appliances through a program called Exastack, the company announced Tuesday.

  • News: Microsoft Office 365 goes live

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer launched the much-awaited Office 365 on Tuesday, after a beta program of about nine months, as the company responds -- some critics say belatedly -- to the rising popularity of cloud-based applications for collaboration and communication.

  • News: Cellcrypt releases encrypted voice call app for the iPhone

    Cellcrypt released a version of its voice encryption software for Apple's iPhone on Tuesday, adding to its portfolio of software to prevent eavesdropping on calls.

  • Sony Vaio Z series ultraportable laptop announced

    Sony has announced a number of new Vaio laptops. The Vaio Z is a 13.3in ultraportable laptop that weighs 1.2kg and has an SSD for storage. A Power Media Dock adds ports and support for LightPeak - a take on Apple's Thunderbolt connection

  • News: Lambeth adds £60m to Capita outsourcing contract

    The London Borough of Lambeth is set to expand an outsourcing deal with Capita, taking its value to £60 million over 10 years.

  • News: MobileMe access problems reported

    Some users of Apple's MobileMe service are reporting problems accessing their emails this morning, though others report a normal service.

  • News: 20% of online shoppers will buy a tablet in the next year

    One in five 20 percent) of online shoppers plans to buy a tablet PC in the next year, says Shopzilla.

  • News: Study: World's colleges lack BI, analytics concentration

    Relatively few colleges and universities around the world offer dedicated degree programs for BI (business intelligence), despite the rapidly growing popularity of analytics technology among businesses, according to a study announced Monday.

  • News: Your Social Networks Could Jeopardize Your Next Interview

    Your social networks are fair game. The Federal Trade Commission has given a startup called Social Intelligence the green light to conduct background checks on you based on your social network activity under the guidelines of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Think twice about posting that embarrassing photo on Facebook, and watch what you tweet, because it may make the difference in your next job or college admissions interview.

  • News: Microsoft to trial Wi-Fi over free TV spectrum

    Microsoft has joined forces with the BBC, Sky and BT to discover whether the spectrums used for digital TV broadcasts can be utilised for Wi-Fi networks.

  • News: Fujitsu workers vote to strike over victimised union rep

    Fujitsu workers who are members of Unite union have voted to strike over the “victimisation” of union activist Alan Jenney.

  • News: Security concerns aside, consumer IT takes over enterprises

    To mitigate the risks associated with these technologies, organizations are moving away from a "trust-only" approach and deploying three-layer security and compliance strategies that include a combination of trust, policy and technology, the study says.

  • News: WordPress warns server admins of Trojans

    For about a day, three popular plugins used by WordPress installations contained rogue code, says the company that maintains the code.

  • News: Travelodge customers sent spam following security breach

    Hotel firm Travelodge has revealed some of its customer email addresses have been accessed following an attack.

  • News: Google to be investigated by the FTC

    Google looks set to be subject to an investigation by The Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

  • News: Four companies rethink databases for the cloud

    Several companies are developing new database technologies to solve what they see as the shortcomings of traditional, relational database management systems in a cloud environment. Four of them described the approaches they're taking during a panel at the GigaOm Structure conference on Thursday.

  • Opinion: How to Stop Hack Attacks In One Easy Step: Whitelisting

    Anonymous, LulzSec, and others have demonstrated time and time again over the past few months that hacking networks and compromising data is mere child's play. Does that mean there is nothing we can do, and that organizations should just accept inadequate security? No. At least one security expert believes that the answer to defending networks and data against the rise in attacks is simple--whitelisting.

  • News: Welcome back, finance pro

    Due to an editing error, the story "Welcome back, finance pro," posted to the wire Friday, misidentified the business of the company PeopleClues. The story has been amended on the wire.

  • News: Ukraine helps disrupt $72M Conficker hacking ring

    Ukraine's security service said on Thursday it had disrupted a cybercrime ring that cost the banking industry more than US$72 million using Conficker, a fast-spreading worm unleashed in 2008.

  • News: Ukraine disrupts $72M Conficker hacking ring

    Ukraine's security service said on Thursday it had disrupted a cybercrime ring that cost the banking industry more than US$72 million using Conficker, a fast-spreading worm unleashed in 2008.


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