• Citi confirms critical bug in iPhone mobile banking app

    Citigroup has urged customers conducting mobile banking from their iPhones to immediately upgrade because a security flaw in the older app secreted account information on the smartphone.

    27 July 10 04:59 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • AT&T now patching flaw that slowed iPhone 4

    AT&T is patching software in its network to fix a bug that kept iPhone 4 users from getting the full upstream speed on their handsets.

    27 July 10 04:48 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • UAE says BlackBerry data handling violates the law

    The offshore storage of data by Research In Motion for its BlackBerry smartphones conflicts with a 2007 law passed in the United Arab Emirates, the country's telecommunications regulator has said.

    27 July 10 04:19 Written by Jeremy Kirk
  • EMC releases new midrange deduplication array

    EMC announced three new products, including a new midrange Data Domain deduplication appliance, a new disk archive system with deduplication for mainfames and a disk library series with arrays that scale from 8TB to 1.4PB.

    27 July 10 04:18 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • IDC: SaaS momentum skyrocketing

    Interest in the SaaS (software as a service) delivery model is growing to the point that by 2012, almost 85 per cent of new vendors will be focused on SaaS services, according to new research from analyst firm IDC.

    27 July 10 04:03 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Cloud SCM vendor iTradeNetwork being sold for $525 million

    Roper Industries said Monday it plans to buy on-demand SCM (supply chain management) software vendor iTradeNetwork from private equity firm Accel-KKR for US$525 million. The transaction is expected to close later this week.

    27 July 10 03:59 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Dell dumps Ubuntu PCs from website

    Despite previously claiming that Linux systems are safer than those running Windows, PC maker Dell has stopped selling computers pre-installed with the Ubuntu operating system via its website - the principle source of orders for the company

    27 July 10 03:41 Written by Matt Egan
  • OpenSSO, neglected by Oracle, gets second life

    A Norwegian startup is assuming responsibility for maintaining an open source Web authentication technology originally developed by Sun Microsystems, and seemingly neglected by Oracle, which purchased Sun in January.

    27 July 10 03:12 Written by Joab Jackson
  • EU hits IBM with two formal antitrust investigations

    The European Commission announced on Monday that it will begin formal investigations into allegations that IBM has abused its dominant position in the mainframe server market.

    27 July 10 02:54 Written by Jennifer Baker
  • Cybercrime costs US businesses $3.8 million per year, study finds

    A new study of 45 U.S. organizations found that cybercrime -- including Web attacks, malicious code and rogue insiders -- costs each one of them $3.8 million per year, on average, and results in about one successful attack each week.

    27 July 10 01:49 Written by Ellen Messmer
  • IT innovation: How to avoid being a one-hit wonder

    There were no big brainstorming sessions, rah-rah team meetings or executive committees convened to devise a plan to drive FiOS TV customers away from using call centers in favor of self-service ordering, the more cost-effective option.

    27 July 10 00:36 Written by Mary K. Pratt
  • UK launches computer security training exercises

    The U.K.'s Cyber Security Challenge began accepting registrations Monday for a series of computer security exercises designed to spur interest in the field.

    26 July 10 20:49 Written by Jeremy Kirk
  • Telstra offers better value BigPond broadband

    Australia's largest ISP, Telstra BigPond, has reduced the pricing of its consumer broadband services in the wake of increasing competition.

    26 July 10 11:03 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • CTIA files suit to block cell phone radiation law

    The CTIA, a group representing mobile operators, is trying to block a San Francisco ordinance that would require stores to disclose radiation levels for the phones they sell.

    26 July 10 05:45 Written by Nancy Gohring
  • Cisco may call home TelePresence 'UMI'

    Cisco Systems may be planning to give its consumer TelePresence system the friendly sounding name "UMI," according to a trademark application made last year.

    26 July 10 03:34 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • More businesses turn to cloud

    Most businesses now use some element of cloud computing according to new research from Mimecast. However, security concerns remain a barrier to adoption, however 57 percent of cloud users say that moving to the technology has actually improved security.

    26 July 10 01:56 Written by Maxwell Cooter
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