Global Technology


Russian hackers' community dubbed CyberVor has hacked websites of major Fortune 500 companies abroad as well as in Russia.

A number of high-profile companies have fallen victim in the hands of hackers. Also last year, thieves stole the credit card numbers of 40 million target customers.... read more

HP Sues Autonomy's Former Officers

Acquisition decision taken by Hewlett-Packard Co. for British software maker Autonomy has proved to be disastrous. The deal that took place in 2011 has brought HP into bad light and now, the Palo Alto computing giant is making efforts to put an end to it.

HP has even tried to write off... read more

Comcast doubles broadband speeds in California & some other state

Comcast has doubled the speed of its various Internet services in California as well as select markets in Kansas, Missouri and Texas.

The company announced on Friday that it had increased the speeds of three Xfinity Internet tiers, viz. "Performance," "Blast" and "Extreme 105." The so-... read more

Experts: OkCupid's disclosure about psychological tests could lead to FTC inquiry

With popular dating website OkCupid having recently revealed that it conducts psychological tests on its users and has intentionally misled couples about their compatibility, lawyers and consumer-protection law experts are of the opinion that the disclosure by OkCupid could open the site up to... read more

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is one of the richest men in the world

On Wednesday, popular social network Facebook reported strong 2014 second-quarter results in earnings; making the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg one of the richest men in the world.

With Facebook having reported a 61 percent growth in revenue in the April-June quarter, 30-year-old... read more

CalCloud aims to streamline 400 state & local government agencies

CalCloud, private cloud collaboration between the California Department of Technology and IBM, aims to modernize and simplify services for nearly four hundred state and local government agencies.

The most populated state of the U. S. is investing money in its own private cloud... read more

Facebook Raises its Standing with Surge in Mobile-Ads

On Wednesday, Facebook Inc. put any lingering doubts to rest about its ability to transform the business into a mobile-advertising juggernaut.

The social network reported that the profit has more than doubled and revenue topped estimates for the ninth quarter. About 62% of ad revenue of... read more

Chrysler recalling 792,300 older Jeep SUVs over ignition switch issues

In a Tuesday announcement, Chrysler Group LLC said that it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs across the world, due to ignition switch problems. The company said that affected customers will be notified about the recall in mid-September.

The recall to be announced by Chrysler will... read more

Apple’s 2014 Q2 Mac sales increased 18% year-on-year

On Tuesday, Apple said that 4.4 million units of its flagship Mac range were sold by the company during the April-June 2014 quarter; thereby marking the highest-ever quarterly sales of the company's Mac computer systems.

With 34 financial experts surveyed by Fortune having projected Mac... read more

Verizon unveils upgrade initiative for FiOS to match upload speeds with downloads

In a move which will help Verizon increase the upload speeds of almost all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, the carrier has recently unveiled an upgrade initiative for FiOS.

The upgrade initiative will enable all Verizon FiOS customers to receive upload speeds which are... read more

Apple and IBM Partner Up for Better Mobility

Apple and IBM have announced a mutual deal that will provide the large enterprises in the technology sector, a better sharing of mobile technologies.The plan is to release 100 enterprise tools including apps and also to build up cloud services for iOS including security features and device... read more

At the Google I/O recently, the company gave a positive feedback that they would work with Samsung and consolidate the KNOX as a basis for security in Android L. As of now, KNOX is available only in Samsung devices but when Android L is discharged, KNOX will add some security to a new Operating... read more


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