Apple CEO Steve Jobs was subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission to give a deposition in the company's option backdating lawsuit. The news, reported by Bloomberg and based on "two people familiar with the matter," indicates that the SEC wants testimony from Jobs in its lawsuit against Nancy Heinen.
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TD Ameritrade received warnings that its data leak disclosed recently in early 2006, indicating the actual leak occurred much earlier. According to Network World, which obtained emails indicating TD Ameritrade knew of the issue, an IT security expert warned the online broker starting in Jan.
Zillow said Thursday that it raised $30 million in venture funding. The round was led by Legg Mason Capital Management.
NBC launched NBC Direct in a move to deliver its shows free and ad-supported through NBC.com.
Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Zero-day flaws surface in AOL, Yahoo IM products.Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft offers Oracle defectors up to 50 percent off SQL Server.
Watch the videoSpeaking at the Intel Developer Forum, Gordon Moore, Intel co-founder and the Moore in Moore's Law gives his law 10 to 15 years before it hits the wall. Moore's Law states that the number of transistors on a chip roughly doubles every two years.
Venture capitalist Fred Wilson ponders whether good times of Web 2.0 will be squashed by an economic downturn.
Missouri State University and IBM plan to team up on a Bachelor of Science degree in IT service management.Think of it as a degree in Big Blue's biggest business.
SAP rolled out SAP Business ByDesign, the software formerly known as A1S, Wednesday. The on-demand application targets the midmarket.
Oracle reports its fiscal first quarter results Thursday and the earnings and the ensuing conference call will answer a few lingering questions in enterprise software. Question 1: Has a slowdown among financial services firms hit the software demand picture yet?