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Research In Motion has partnered with Appcelerator, the company behind the Titanium cross-platform development environment, in order to attract more coders to the soon-to-launch BlackBerry 10 platform.
Rackspace has raised a ruckus about trying to post retail customers from AWS and its OpenStack cloud OS. AWS says OpenStack isn't surfacing much in customer talks and is confident it will fare well vs. Rackspace.
Many organisations are sitting on masses of personal data they can't use without falling foul of data-protection laws. Anonymising the data is a way round the problem but doing that properly has proved tricky — until the recent release of new guidelines.
Mobile network equipment maker will cut 650 jobs as it closes a plant in Germany.
For several hours, people who formerly had formal access to sites' Webmaster Tools accounts were given access again by mistake. There is as yet no evidence of anyone causing damage due to the error.
Indian IT services giant will manage technology needs of a newly formed unit within the U.K.'s Home Office for an initial five years, in a deal reportedly worth US$232 million.
Barnes & Noble has launched a new app that allows people to download and view content from the Nook store on an Android, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch device.
Workshare has acquired IdeaPlane for an undisclosed sum, in a bid to take on the larger social enterprise vendors.
Data generated through heavy mobile app use in Asia makes such apps prime candidates for acquisition by larger companies, who can combine them with their own for a competitive edge.
NCR will acquire Retalix for around $650 million, or $30 a share -- a hike from the firm's Wednesday closing price. The acquisition is a perfect fit for the two companies.
Mozilla has pointed out that, if a proposed German law really did make search engines pay for returning results that include headlines and snippets of news articles, the result may actually be to entrench the position of deep-pocketed Google.
In a cash-saving effort, AMD may sell its campus in Texas and lease it back, freeing up real-estate assets to bolster its much-needed cash position.
The words "caching" and "Fusion Drive" keep being used in the same sentence, or in the same paragraph. This is all wrong, so please save that cache reference for another day and another product.
The Tcard may have ended up being an epic fail, but the doomed project inadvertently changed the way Transport for NSW's application-development team worked for the better.
Cupertino this week releases an update for Thunderbolt on MacBook Pro 2012 models as the discussion boards report concerns about flaky results with other Macs and big Thunderbolt storage.
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