Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft have all committed to a voluntary agreement to include kill switches in future mobile devices.
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Samsung has spent $770 million over the last two years marketing its mobile devices and has dented Apple. But good luck pinning a Facebook like, Super Bowl ads and buzz to actual sales. Better analytics are likely to change that equation.
Salesforce seeks to grow its Japanese business with the appointment of Shinichi Koide as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of its Japan operations.
Anyone who shopped for LaCie products in the last year could be at risk.
Intel's mobile chip business is a money pit, but the Internet of things unit looks solid. The data center division carries the profit team though.
UPDATED: Wall Street is maintaining its Q1 forecast for Yahoo with expectations of 37 cents per share on a revenue of $1.08 billion.
A Wells Fargo exec suggested most attackers rerouting to where the data is, meaning emerging technologies in the cloud and datacenters could be most at risk.
The former Homeland Security chief outlined two conditions we’re going to be dealing with as companies, countries, and individuals: the global scourge of terrorism and the digital “forevermore."
Google's game of cloud catch-up continues as it launches Asia Pacific zone to better compete with the likes of AWS, Microsoft Azure and IBM SoftLayer, three rivals already in the region.
This light agent is Kaspersky Lab’s first security solution optimized specifically for Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer customers.