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Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom
Under a multi-year agreement unveiled Monday, Polycom will begin shipping integrated unified communications solutions built on Microsoft's Communications Server 14.
IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elance
Google App Engine, HTML5, search engine optimization and social media marketing are among the fastest movers on Elance's list of hot job opportunities available online.
Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutrality Accord
The two Internet and communications giants have put aside their differences to hammer what could be a palatable legislative solution to the net neutrality brouhaha.
Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge
HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts in Senate
The new bill is getting early support from prominent Democrats and could require enterprises meet tighter security measures and new notification rules.
Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Threats
Contaminated websites are still a threat, but Cisco's latest security report suggests that are plenty of other Web-borne malware scams that can cost you or your company dearly.
Microsoft Adds Single Sign-On to Azure
The latest update to Microsoft's Azure AppFabric cloud-computing platform includes support for a harmonized online identity with single sign-on support for multiple credential providers.
Cisco's CSO Details Security Approach
The chief security officer at Cisco, John Stewart, talks about the networking giant's new security initiatives and building the trust of IT buyers.
Adobe Hurries Patch for PDF Security Flaw
The vulnerability in Adobe Reader could give hackers control of a user's computer.
HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment Investigation
As the executive who oversaw its turnaround departs, the tech titan rushes to reassure customers and shareholders.
Will Anyone Care When Chrome Netbooks Ship?
Google's netbooks running its Chrome operating system may not be shipped this year and, unfortunately for Google, it might not make too much difference if they do.
FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutrality Talks
In the wake of reported sideline talks between two rivals, the FCC says it lacks a "robust framework to preserve the openness and freedom of the Internet."
Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?
What's behind the settlement between a rising power in the cloud and software-as-a-service and software colossus Microsoft, which is trying to make its own inroads into the area?
GPL Enforcement Notches Another Victory
The license at the heart of many open source projects is amassing a winning record when it comes to successfully pursuing enforcement lawsuits.
Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Quotes
Google Wave crashes, fighting to keep mainframe skills alive, beware the Outernet and more.
New Security Features Planned for Firefox 4
A third beta of Firefox 4 is nearing release that will include significant security improvements as well as new features.
Another Laptop Theft Exposes 21K Patients' Data
Philadelphia's Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is in the process of notifying more than 21,000 patients that a stolen laptop has exposed some of their most sensitive personal information.
Oracle Hits to Road to Pitch Data Center Plans
Analysts see Oracle focusing on Sun hardware, the cloud and other topics where customers are looking for direction.
Microsoft Preps Array of Windows Patches
The upcoming Patch Tuesday roundup targets a handful of fixes for Windows, several of which impact all supported versions of the OS.
Microsoft Nears IE9 Beta With Final Preview
The software giant has begun shipping the last technology preview of the next version of Internet Explorer, IE9, before it issues the beta release of the new browser.
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Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:05:49 -0400
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union over a record $5 billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google, saying the bloc was taking advantage of the United States.
Meal delivery service DoorDash hires Uber finance head as CFO
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:46:09 -0400
Meal delivery service DoorDash Inc has hired Uber Technologies Inc's head of finance to be its chief financial officer, positioning the startup closer to an initial public offering and dealing another executive loss to Uber.
U.S. energy regulator wants more disclosure of cyber attacks
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:05:45 -0400
The U.S. government on Thursday asked power generators to disclose more information about cyber attacks amid growing concern that foreign hackers could disrupt the electric grid.
Exclusive: Britain says Huawei 'shortcomings' expose new telecom networks risks
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:00:55 -0400
Technical and supply-chain issues with equipment made by Chinese firm Huawei have exposed Britain's telecom networks to new security risks, a government report said on Thursday.
Huawei 'shortcomings' expose new security risks in UK telecom networks - government report
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:00:55 -0400
Problems with products made by China's Huawei Technologies have exposed new security risks in Britain's telecommunications network, a UK government report said on Thursday.
Alphabet to deploy balloon Internet in Kenya with Telkom in 2019
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:00:27 -0400
Alphabet Inc's Loon said on Thursday it would deploy its system of balloons to beam high-speed Internet access with Telkom Kenya from next year to cover rural and suburban populations, marking its first commercial deal in Africa.
Leading U.S. coding boot camps Galvanize, Hack Reactor to merge
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:56:58 -0400
Denver-based computer coding training school Galvanize is to acquire competitor Hack Reactor in a deal that brings together two of the largest privately held coding boot camps, the two companies told Reuters.
Facebook must adhere to German Holocaust denial laws, says Berlin
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:19:44 -0400
Facebook must stick to German laws which ban Holocaust denial, the Justice Ministry in Berlin said on Thursday after Mark Zuckerberg caused outrage by saying his platform should not delete such comments.
Vietnam says controversial cybersecurity law aims to protect online rights
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:44:48 -0400
Vietnam's new cybersecurity law is designed to protect online rights and create a "safe and healthy cyberspace," the foreign ministry said on Thursday, although critics have warned it gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crack down on dissent.
California man pleads guilty to terrorism charges
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:48:07 -0400
A California man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to opening social media accounts to provide support to Islamic State, according to court documents.
Microsoft's focus on cloud, partnerships paying off
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:38:47 -0400
In the elevator industry, breakdowns are bad for business.
British Airways says Heathrow flights hit by computer problems
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:38:39 -0400
British Airways canceled and delayed flights at London's Heathrow, Europe's biggest airport, on Wednesday due to problems with a supplier's IT systems, the airline said.
Europe hits Google with record $5 billion antitrust fine, appeal ahead
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:35:30 -0400
European antitrust regulators fined Google a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) on Wednesday and ordered it to stop using its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, a ruling which the U.S. tech company said it would appeal.
U.S. tech enforcer says will read 'closely' EU statement on Google
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:25:27 -0400
The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which has investigated Alphabet's Google in the past for abuse of web dominance, said on Wednesday he would take a close look at Europe's recent decision to fine the company 4.34 billion euros ($5 billion).
Hyundai sets up showroom on Amazon
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:10:12 -0400
Hyundai Motor Co said on Wednesday it will set up a showroom on that will help car buyers book test drives, check dealer inventories and compare pricing and reviews.
Google's antitrust cases in Europe
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:43:52 -0400
BRUSSELS - Alphabet unit Google was hit with a record-breaking 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) fine on Wednesday, topping the 2.4 billion euros it was ordered to pay in another case last year.
EU's fine on Google is 'excellent decision': French government
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:43:52 -0400
The French government said on Wednesday that it welcomed the record 4.34 billion euros ($5 billion) fine imposed on Google by European Union regulators, with a government spokesman describing it as an "excellent decision".
Google says will appeal EU fine
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:15:12 -0400
Google said it will appeal against a record 4.34-billion-euro ($5.04 billion) fine levied by EU antitrust regulators on Wednesday over illegal restrictions on Android smartphone makers and mobile network operators.
After record Google fine, EU's Vestager says she likes the U.S
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:15:12 -0400
EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she "very much liked" the United States, countering a reported remark by President Donald Trump that she "hated" the country because of her antitrust actions against U.S. firms.
India's online ticketing portal BookMyShow raises $100 million funding
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 05:12:45 -0400
Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd, owner of online movie and events ticketing portal BookMyShow, on Wednesday said it has raised $100 million in its latest round of funding from a group of investors.
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