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  • News: Retaining Valuable Talent

    Scenario: Keeping Critical IT Knowledge In-House

  • News: LightSquared wins a week to hash out a longer debt deal

    Lenders to would-be mobile data carrier LightSquared have given the company another week to meet its debt obligations while talks continue on a longer reprieve that would give LightSquared more time to win FCC approval, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

  • News: Microsoft may take on Kindles and Nooks

    Microsoft is investing $300 million in a Barnes & Noble spinoff that has agreed to create a free Metro style Windows 8 application so customers can shop at the spinoff's store, but Microsoft reserves the right to compete against Barnes & Noble with its own e-reader hardware presumably based on Windows 8.

  • News: How online black markets work

    The internet is no stranger to crime. From counterfeit and stolen products, to illegal drugs, stolen identities and weapons, nearly anything can be purchased online with a few clicks of the mouse. The online black market not only can be accessed by anyone with an Internet connection, but the whole process of ordering illicit goods and services is alarmingly easy and anonymous, with multiple marketplaces to buy or sell anything you want.

  • News: Hitachi-LG Data Storage exec pleads guilty to price-fixing

    An executive with Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has agreed to plead guilty and serve time in a U.S. prison for his participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids for the sale of optical disk drives to Hewlett-Packard, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • News: Now Apple's cancelling WWDC ticket purchases

    Apple’s WWDC ticket fiasco continues with news that developers who ordered more than one ticket for Apple’s WWDC have had their orders cancelled.

  • News: More than 10,000 apps in Mac App Store

    The Mac App Store launched in January 2011 with 1,600 apps, 16 months, and 8,400 apps later, there are 10,339

  • News: Microsoft invests in new Barnes & Noble unit, settles litigation

    Microsoft will invest US$300 million in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary, which will include the digital Nook and College businesses of Barnes & Noble, the companies said in joint statement on Monday.

  • News: Yahoo claims Facebook bought patents to countersue it

    Facebook purchased in the last five months eight of ten patents it has cited in a counterclaim to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Yahoo, and several were purchased after Yahoo filed the suit, the Internet portal claimed in a filing on Friday before a federal court.

  • News: FAQ: What you need to know about CISPA

    The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) despite opposition from privacy advocates, lawmakers and the White House, which threatened to veto the bill if it lands on the president's desk in its current form.

  • News: Everything Everywhere launches 4G campaign

    Everything Everywhere (EE) has launched a website campaigning for the launch of 4G mobile internet in the UK.

  • News: Yahoo claims Facebook bought patents to countersue it

    Facebook purchased in the last five months eight of ten patents it has cited in a counterclaim to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Yahoo, and several were purchased after Yahoo filed the suit, the Internet portal claimed in a filing on Friday before a federal court.

  • News: Apple's new campus plan in turmoil

    Apple had been given approval for part of the deal, but it was still awaiting approval of additional incentives from Travis County officials who have between $5.4 million and $6.4 million in real estate related incentives on offer. These deliberations are still on-going, and Apple is reported to be getting frustrated by the delays.

  • News: Science fiction publisher Tor UK ditches DRM on e-books

    Science fiction publisher Tor UK has announced it is dropping digital rights management (DRM) from all of its e-books, in a move that could set a precedent for the rest of the industry.

  • News: Who's the King of Smartphone Sales?

    Android phone stalwart Samsung has announced record profits for the first three months of this year, profits driven by its flourishing smartphone sales.

  • News: CISPA: 4 Viewpoints You Should Hear

    Citing its effort to better protect American infrastructure from foreign attacks, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Information and Security Protection Act April 26 in spite of worries that consumer data privacy will be compromised if the bill eventually becomes law.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Three-picture deal

    Apple gets ready to play let's-make-a-deal with Hollywood, knocks off an Android app, and gets sued for being too smart. The remainders for Friday, April 27, 2012 are going three for three.

  • News: Regulated environment key to successful BYOD: Security expert

    Controls, such as restricted network access, should be in place before allowing staff to bring their own devices if organisations want to avoid the risk of data leakage, says ACT government IT security senior manager, Peter Major.

  • News: US senator set to let FCC nominees go forward despite LightSquared worries

    U.S. Senator Charles Grassley plans to drop a hold he placed on two FCC nominees because of a tussle with the agency over documents related to its treatment of would-be hybrid mobile operator LightSquared.

  • News: Net neutrality provision gets 5.9 percent of AT&T shareholder votes

    About 5.9 percent of AT&T shareholders have voted for a proposal calling on the company to commit to net neutrality principles on its wireless networks, but supporters of the measure called the vote a success.



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