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Hewlett-Packard to buy Palm for $1.2 billion

The last two years have not been easy for anyone who is associated with Palm, once considered a leader in handheld devices, thanks to Apple’s iPhone which currently holds the lion’s share of the handheld devices market and Research in Motion’s Blackberry.
To make matters worse, despite the well-reviewed webOS released last year, Google Inc.’s Android [...]

Google, IBM & Apple – Top 3 brands for 2010

According to a report by Milward Brown Optimor, which ascertains the top 100 brands annually, Google, IBM and Apple took the gold, silver and bronze in that order amongst non-tech players like Coca-Cola, McDonalds and Marlboro. Incidentally, Microsoft was placed fourth right behind Apple.
Also known as the ‘BrandZ Top 100 Report’, its fifth release for [...]

Digital content is growing

Wikipedia describe digital content as a large field that includes 3D graphics, audio editing, compositing and authoring in animation, audio, graphics, images and video. In a nutshell it is the software used in connection with output produced by users as well as industry providers. Content is anything that you can publish. Hence, [...]

Linux, the open-source operating system

Dozens of volunteers contribute every day to improve the Linux open-source operating system. Therefore, no one company owns it. Few companies like VA Linux tried to fool the investors to think that they own the operating system when they went public. Only few, such as Red Hat, benefitted from the open-source operating [...]

A kill switch for your PC

As you know malware outbreaks are spreading quickly in the internet arena. A recent finding of such a virus in Google resulted in Google quickly switching a little known kill switch. In this case it killed more than 250,000 infected codes in its Android smartphones instantaneously.
Kill switches comes as standard for most tablets, [...]

What Your Data Center Needs Are

By Rack Alley
Are you in the market for a Los Angeles data center? If so, are you finding the whole prospect of locating the right one a bit intimidating? Plenty of people have been in your exact same shoes. It would be stressful enough just shopping for yourself, but when you have a whole company [...]

FireEye, a different way to fight malware

The California based FireEye is hoping to change the way we protect data from sophisticated hackers. It trick and direct hackers to phony machines and alert clients of hackers attempts to hack their data. Many governments and companies are embracing the new way to fight hacking. Most of the security programs concentrate [...]

Is bigger screen is the trend for iPhone?

It appears so. Apple is the latest player to enter into the arena. With sales of iPads are declining due to market saturation in the U.S. and Europe, news coming from Cupertino, California increasingly hinting that next generation of iPhones will have a bigger screen than any other iPhone before. Many expect [...]

Dissecting a domain name

Have you ever looked at a domain name to see the content of it? A domain name consists of one or more parts or labels.
Do you know that the hierarchy of a domain name goes from right to left? The end part of the domain name such as com, org, tv, and many [...]

What is colocation?

Written by Rack Alley
LA colocation has a great many advantages to your business. In addition to Los Angeles web hosting, colocation will allow you to store data outside of your business for storage purposes. This means that you’ll have a safe place to store your data to protect it against human error, or other events [...]

China shuts almost 1.8 million accounts in pornography crackdown: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Cyperspace Administration has closed nearly 1.8 million accounts on social networking and instant messaging services since it launched its anti-pornography campaign in April, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday. The campaign has been focused on shutting down websites showing pornography and services used to solicit prostitution. Most of the accounts... [Read more]

Netflix tells Canada regulator it shouldn’t subsidize ‘old media’

By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) – Online video streaming service Netflix Inc told Canada’s broadcast regulator on Friday that it opposes paying to support “old media” and its own commercial interests and market dynamics were enough to ensure it distributed Canadian content. The submissions from Netflix came on the last day of a View original here: Netflix tells Canada regulator... [Read more]

White House anti-assault campaign uses stars, sports to reach campuses

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, who have long talked about the need to curb sexual assault at universities, got some help on Friday from the people many young adults actually listen to: celebrities and athletes. In its latest effort to help college campuses confront the Excerpt from: White House anti-assault campaign uses stars,... [Read more]

U.S. judge awards $40.7 million in SEC case over bitcoin Ponzi scheme

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge in Texas ordered Bitcoin Savings and Trust and its owner to pay a combined $40.7 million after the Securities and Exchange Commission established that the company, which sold investments using the virtual currency, was a Ponzi scheme. In a decision dated Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Amos Mazzant said Trendon Shavers “knowingly and... [Read more]

Russia eyes measures to fend off Western Internet threat: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia must think about protecting its Internet against threats from the West, a Kremlin spokesman said on Friday, in comments that one prominent critic said could herald moves to control all web- Original post: Russia eyes measures to fend off Western Internet threat: Kremlin  Read More →