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  • News: Consumer group: Claims software helps insurers 'low-ball' customers

    Claims software used by many large auto and homeowners insurance vendors in the U.S. has allowed the companies to manipulate claim payments and "low-ball" customers, according to a new report from the Consumer Federation of America.

  • News: Consumer group: Claims software helps insurers 'low-ball' customers

    Claims software used by many large auto and homeowners insurance vendors in the U.S. has allowed the companies to manipulate claim payments and "low-ball" customers, according to a new report from the Consumer Federation of America.

  • News: Disney Mobile changes game strategy with release of Temple Run: Brave

    In the past, Disney Mobile, the mobile gaming and app division of Disney Interactive Media Group, has followed an all-too-familiar pattern with game releases: If a new movie or attraction was slated for release, then a new app or game would come out in tandem. The company's latest game follows that pattern to some extent, but with one notable difference--there's a major emphasis on gameplay rather than the movie it's designed to promote.

  • News: African Development Bank teams up with Mobile Accord

    In an effort to better engage technology to support its initiatives around Africa, the African Development Bank AfDB has announced a strategic partnership with Mobile Accord for the processing of mobile-based surveys using GeoPoll, the polling platform that uses text messaging to collect data from mobile subscribers.

  • News: IBM updates Rational tools for cloud, mobile

    With a focus on both cloud and mobile, IBM has updated its Rational line of software development management products and services, the company announced Monday during the kick off its annual Innovate software conference, being held this week in Orlando.

  • News: Internet industry gears up for World IPv6 Launch

    The online industry is gearing up for what promises to be a watershed moment in the history of the internet on 6 June – a day known as World IPv6 Launch.

  • News: Microsoft throws 'kill switch' on own certificates after Flame hijack

    Microsoft on Sunday revoked several of its own digital certificates after discovering that the makers of the Flame super-cyber spy kit figured out a way to sign their malware with the company's digital "signature."

  • News: Microsoft recalls certificates exploited by Flame malware

    Businesses should install a Microsoft security update to avoid being duped by exploited certificates that were used as part of the Flame malware attack against targeted Iranian computer networks.

  • News: 'Flame' Spread Via Rogue Microsoft Security Certificates

    Analysis of the massive ‘Flame’ cyber attack code has revealed that rogue Microsoft security certificates were used to make the malware appear as if it was officially signed by Microsoft. Microsoft has issued a security advisory, revoked trust in the rogue certificates, and provided steps to help IT admins and users prevent attacks that rely on the spoofed Microsoft certificates.

  • News: Windows 8 test drive: Hardware is a challenge

    Hardware will remain a key to satisfaction in Windows 8 based on a quick drive-through of the Release Preview version of the new Microsoft operating system.

  • News: Salesforce.com buying social marketing vendor Buddy Media in $689 million deal

    Salesforce.com is acquiring social media marketing firm Buddy Media in a US$689 million cash and stock deal, the companies announced Monday. The transaction is expected to close in Salesforce.com's third fiscal quarter, which ends Oct. 31.

  • News: Extreme BI

    More organizations are developing mature BI infrastructures and practices to analyze data to develop ideas about what will happen in the future so they can craft better strategies to cope with what's ahead. Insider (registration required)

  • News: How security pros are handling data overload

    Most struggling to make sense of the security log data, while one third found it hard to distinguish malware from the rest, study finds

  • News: Could data scientist be your next job?

    Large enterprises, staffing firms and universities have observed increasing interest in a new class of data professional - the data scientist. A curious blend of business, analytics and computer skills, this hot new title is on the march in diverse verticals such as energy, e-commerce, healthcare and financial services.

  • News: What it takes to be a data scientist

    The path to becoming a data scientist differs depending on your starting skill set, according to Laura Kelley, Houston vice president for IT staffing and consulting firm Modis.

  • News: What's Wrong With Windows Phone?

    By any measure of success Microsoft's Windows Phone is a flop - so far. The bitter irony for Microsoft is, it's a great phone. What's going wrong?

  • News: Salesforce.com buying social marketing vendor Buddy Media in $689 million deal

    Salesforce.com is acquiring social media marketing firm Buddy Media in a US$689 million cash and stock deal, the companies announced Monday. The transaction is expected to close in Salesforce.com's third fiscal quarter, which ends Oct. 31.

  • News: Windows 8's built-in AV to be security of last resort

    Microsoft's Windows 8 will activate its built-in antivirus software only if it senses that the PC is not protected by another security program, says McAfee.

  • News: Ubuntu OS for smartphones may come next year

    The Ubuntu operating system for smartphones is getting closer to release, with Canonical officials hinting the release will possibly come as early as later this year or sometime next year.

  • News: Lovefilm adds HD steaming to Instant service

    Lovefilm has announced that high definition (HD) streaming is available via its Instant service.



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