The weekend: so close, yet so far away. But don't despair, because we have a nice cup of tech news to cheer you up.
The Foxconn riots in Taiyuan earlier this week appear to have been more severe than first thought, with. The riot involved 2,000 factory workers, and a handful of them were taken to hospital for medical treatment.
The violence was spurred by rumours that Foxconn security forces beat up a worker from the Shandong and Henan provinces.
about the economy in 2012, which may have implications on IT spending. There are a number of factors affecting their views, according to the Business Roundtable's third-quarter survey and the CFO Outlook Fall Update. As a result, tech executives may be facing more questions related to their projects and spending.
Cisco has acquired. ThinkSmart develops products that can gather information on movement within a venue via Wi-Fi, giving businesses insight into the needs of their customers.
According to Cisco, the acquisition will improve "customer experience in public venues, such as retail locations, hotels, and airports."
IBM has launched a set of newand outsourced IT departments. A legion of IBM experts will be at the disposal of service providers worldwide for advanced information and education for both technical and marketing skills. The vendor is also providing financial options to facilitate the purchase of new technologies by the managed service providers.
IBM also seems determined to go up against cloud juggernaut Amazon, but?
Germany has deemed, after a patch was released by Microsoft. The country's Federal Office for Information Security told computer users last week to use other browsers, after researchers found a zero-day vulnerability.
Research In Motion (RIM) has kicked off its BlackBerry Jam conference to woo developers back to their flagging platform. So what do developers think of this? You can read the.