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Capriza Gets $27M from VC to Refurbish Legacy Apps — By Chris Preimesberger | Posted 2014-10-31 Email Print Company will use the capital to scale business operations for increased demand for its zero-coding, zero-integration, zero-API mobile app creation platform. Three-year-old startup Capriza, which turns legacy enterprise apps into fully functioning versions to run on new-gen IT, said Oct.

Motorola Droid Turbo Boasts 48 Hours of Power, Brilliant Display — By Todd R. Weiss | Posted 2014-10-31 Email Print The new Motorola Droid Turbo smartphone, now available from Verizon Wireless, includes some innovative and welcome features. Topping the list is a high-capacity, 3,900-mAh battery that promises up to 48 hours of power, as well as an included Motorola Turbo Charger that lets users recharge their almost-depleted phones very quickly.
Oct 31, 2014

The new Droid Turbo smartphone has a brilliant display and 48 hours of power. Intriguing features #SmartPhones

Carriers Tell U.S. 'No' to Plans for Internet Fast Lanes — By Todd R. Weiss | Posted 2014-10-31 Email Print In recent letters AT&T, Comcast and Verizon said they have no plans to seek deals with content providers that would give faster Internet performance in exchange for special payments. AT&T, Comcast and Verizon officials are telling U.S.

How On-Demand Networks Change the Way We Live and Work — By Chris Preimesberger | Posted 2014-10-31 Email Print People are spending more time socializing, learning, working and playing online-whether for business or in their personal lives. They are using a growing variety of on-demand applications enabled by the proliferation of Internet-connected devices and the improved reach, capacity and agility of communications networks.
Oct 31, 2014

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Oct 31, 2014

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EMC, Hungry for New Cloud IT, Acquires Three Young Companies — By Chris Preimesberger | Posted 2014-10-28 Email Print NEWS ANALYSIS: At this point, it looks like the data storage and security giant will buy anything that moves as long as it provides cloud services.

Developing a Multi-Cloud Strategy: 10 Factors to Consider — By Chris Preimesberger | Posted 2014-10-06 Email Print Some enterprise IT decision-makers believe that the days of the all-encompassing, single cloud provider soon may be coming to an end. Needing to control costs and requiring more business agility and control, enterprises are now adopting multi-cloud strategies.

IBM Launches New Cloud-Based Data Services — By Darryl K. Taft | Posted 2014-10-30 Email Print IBM's new cloud-based data services include IBM DataWorks and IBM dashDB, among others, to help provide a fluid cloud data layer for enterprises. LAS VEGAS--IBM this week launched a new generation of data services on the IBM Cloud that are designed to ensure more trusted information can be applied more readily across an organization.

How NSA Director Wants to Build an IoT Security Coalition — By Chris Preimesberger | Posted 2014-10-30 Email Print Admiral Michael Rogers is preparing a coalition of government, military and commercial interests to fight a global cyber war if necessary. BALTIMORE, Md. -- The chief warrior in the U.S. battle against the world's cyber-bad guys is just as worried about having his personal data breached as any of us.
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Lenovo Closes $2.91 Billion Deal for Motorola — By Jeffrey Burt | Posted 2014-10-30 Email Print In buying the handset maker from Google, Lenovo becomes the world's third-largest smartphone maker, behind Samsung and Apple. Lenovo has completed its $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, making the Chinese systems maker the world's third-largest smartphone vendor and building on the promise of its officials to become a major player in all areas of computing.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @eWEEKNews: .@lenovo closes a $2.91 billion deal for @motorola making it the 3rd-largest smartphone maker.

Drupal Users Had Seven Hours to Patch or Be Hacked — By Sean Michael Kerner | Posted 2014-10-30 Email Print The open-source content management system used by the White House issues a stern warning. Whenever a security exploit is fixed, users are advised to patch quickly to reduce the risk of attack.

IBM Intros New Analytics Solution to Battle Cybercrime — By Darryl K. Taft | Posted 2014-10-30 Email Print IBM's new i2 Enterprise Insight Analysis (EIA) solution put IBM's considerable analytics muscle to work fighting cybercrime. LAS VEGAS--IBM has announced new high-speed analysis and criminal investigation software designed to uncover hidden criminal threats buried deep inside massive volumes of disparate corporate data.

Justice Department Charges Chinese Military Officers With Hacking — By Sean Michael Kerner | Posted 2014-05-19 Email Print Legal indictment against Chinese army officials alleges significant theft of intellectual property from U.S companies. For the first time ever, the U.S. government is taking legal aim at China for hacking American companies.

Facebook Stock Dips 16 Percent in Two Days on Outlook — By Chris Preimesberger | Posted 2014-10-29 Email Print The social network projects that its costs and expenses will increase substantially -- between 50 percent and 70 percent next year. Facebook's advertising businesses are doing very nicely, thank you, as indicated in its Q3 2014 earnings report Oct.

CurrentC System Attacked Soon After Some Merchants Block Apple Pay — By Wayne Rash | Posted 2014-10-29 Email Print NEWS ANALYSIS: It didn't take long for someone to launch a cyber-attack on CurrentC, a merchant-backed payment system that's touted for its security defenses for consumers. As security breaches go, the attack on CurrentC was small potatoes.
Oct 30, 2014

Executives say CurrentC breach was minor, then explain what the companys is doing says @wrash

Oct 30, 2014

Attacks on #CurrentC began soon after retailers started blocking #ApplePay, then company explains its plans.…

Verizon Adds FireEye Cyber-Security Tools for Business Users — By Todd R. Weiss | Posted 2014-10-30 Email Print Verizon is adding cyber-security tools from FireEye to its managed services portfolio to help enterprises maintain data and network security.
Oct 30, 2014

Verizon is adding cyber-security security tools from FireEye for business users. #Verizon

Six in 10 Experts Expect Major Cyber-Attack by 2015: Pew Study — By Sean Michael Kerner | Posted 2014-10-30 Email Print Respondents to a Pew Internet study say a major cyber-attack by 2025 is likely. Security experts have ideas on how the risk might be mitigated. A majority of industry experts foresee a major cyber-attack by 2025 that will cause harm, according to the findings of a new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.

Samsung Profit Drops 49 Percent in Q3 as Competition Rises — By Todd R. Weiss | Posted 2014-10-30 Email Print Samsung reported third-quarter sales of $45.1 billion, down 19 percent from $56 billion during the same period last year. Samsung has suffered another quarter of reduced net profits, which fell to $4 billion in the third quarter ended Sept.
Oct 30, 2014

Samsung's Q3 profit falls 49% in another down quarter. The company says it will rebound #Samsung

From Cyber-Attacks to DevOps: Security Experts Cover Mix of Topics — By Sean Michael Kerner | Posted 2014-10-30 Email Print The annual SecTor conference in Toronto has emerged as one of the larger security conferences in North America. This year's event covered a mix of topics, including management practices, security fundamentals and more involved technical discussions on how attacks occur today.

FCC, FTC Sue AT&T for Throttling Data Speeds for Millions of Customers — By Todd R. Weiss | Posted 2014-10-29 Email Print AT&T allegedly conducted the data slowdowns against some 3.5 million mobile customers even though they had contracts that allowed unlimited data use. Two U.S.
Oct 30, 2014

AT&T has been sued by the FCC and FTC for allegedly throttling data speeds for millions of users #ATT #FCC #FTC