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  • News: Cisco shows Brazil the money

    Cisco this week said it would invest close to $550 million in Brazil to expand its presence in the country and spur economic growth.

  • News: E-voting system awards election to wrong candidates in Florida village

    An optical scan vote tallying system, now used by some 300 U.S. municipalities, misreported the results of a Palm Beach County, Florida, municipal election last month.

  • News: FBI: Cyberattacks grow as national security menace

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Cyberattacks are starting to eclipse terrorism as a threat to the country, say top officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, speaking before an audience of security professionals here at the GovSec Conference today.

  • Opinion: 4 Ways to Become a True Social Business

    You and I may be fully participating in popular social media like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, but I'll bet your company isn't -- at least as well as it could be. While these networks have exploded over the last few years for personal use (Facebook with 800 million users, Twitter with 175 million, and LinkedIn with 115 million), most businesses are at a loss for effective ways to engage with customers in this brave new world. And social media growth is showing no signs of slowing; newer networks such as Google+, Pinterest and Instagram have seen incredible growth in a matter of weeks.

  • News: Facebook fires back at Yahoo, says it infringed 10 patents

    Facebook has denied Yahoo's claims of patent infringement and shot back with counterclaims that Yahoo infringed 10 Facebook patents.

  • News: Senators press FTC to begin investigating software piracy

    Sixteen U.S. senators have called on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to focus on the use of pirated software by foreign manufacturers on the grounds that those companies unfairly compete with U.S. businesses.

  • News: FTC reaches privacy settlement with Upromise college savings site

    Upromise, a Web service accused of collecting extensive information about its users without their consent, will be required to clearly disclose its data collection practices and obtain users' consent before installing a browser toolbar on their computers under a settlement approved by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

  • News: U.S. CIO Pitches Service-Driven Federal IT

    Facing ongoing budget pressure, federal CIOs are being prodded to do more with less as they seek to improve services, consolidate data centers and eliminate overlapping or outdated programs. In a keynote address at the FOSE government IT conference, U.S. CIO Steven VanRoekel said that federal CIOs must reassess their approach to new technology deployments.

  • News: Senators press FTC to begin investigating software piracy

    Sixteen U.S. senators have called on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to focus on the use of pirated software by foreign manufacturers on the grounds that those companies unfairly compete with U.S. businesses.

  • News: EU law forces Apple two-year warranty

    The company says: “When you purchase Apple products, European Union consumer law provides statutory warranty rights in addition to the coverage you receive from the Apple One-Year Limited Warranty and the optional AppleCare Protection Plan. Non-Apple-branded products purchased from Apple are also eligible for coverage under EU consumer law.”

  • News: Apple to announce second quarter earnings Apr. 24

    They say that money makes the world go round, so Apple must be spinning like a top these days. The company has announced that its quarterly earnings call for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012 will take place on Tuesday, April 24, 2012.

  • News: Dell buys application modernization firm Clerity

    Dell said Tuesday it has purchased application modernization vendor Clerity Solutions, in its second enterprise software-related acquisition news this week.

  • News: Android may face 'disaster' after judge upholds Apple patent

    A judge has upheld Apple’s touchscreen heuristics patent, resulting in trials between Motorola and Apple. During the trials, which are due to take place in July, it is expected Motorola will ‘be unable to avoid a finding of infringement’, leading to a serious threat for Android

  • News: Expedia, Tripadvisor file antitrust complaints against Google in Europe

    Tripadvisor and Expedia are the two latest companies to complain to Europe's competition regulators about Google.

  • News: EC opens antitrust investigation of Motorola Mobility

    Europe's top competition regulator has launched two antitrust investigations into Motorola Mobility.

  • News: Virgin Media throttles broadband speeds by up to half

    Virgin Media has put a traffic management policy in place which could throttle its broadband customers' download speeds by up to half.

  • News: Employee litigation against Tata gets class action status

    Two employees of Indian outsourcer Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have won class action status for a lawsuit alleging that the company made deductions from their wages in breach of their contract while they were working in the U.S. A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted their suit class action status on Monday.

  • News: O2 to provide free Wi-Fi at McDonald's

    O2 has signed a five year deal with McDonald's to provide free Wi-Fi access in 1,200 of its restaurants.

  • News: Google buys payments company TxVia to boost Google Wallet

    Google has acquired TxVia, a payments technology company, to complement its own payments capability, the company said Monday.

  • News: LightSquared question is in FCC's hands now

    With the end of the public comment and response periods on LightSquared's plan to operate a 4G LTE service near GPS frequencies, it's now the FCC's turn to decide how to proceed.



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