This week Google took aim at Microsoft’ OS business while the Department of Justice launched a competition probe into US carriers.
South Koreans blamed North Korea for the DDOS attacks, which were described as unsophisticated and fairly small scale.
A planned upgrade of the US government’s IT security project, called Einstein
, is sparking privacy concerns.
contentious customer profiling firm Phorm, though it said it hadn’t given up on “interest-based advertising.” New York’s attorney-general sued
social networking site Tagged.com “for deceptive email marketing practices and invasion of privacy,”
TelstraClear abandoned Telecom NZ to sign a new MVNO deal
A Russian computer programmer working for Goldman Sachs was arrested and charged with stealing
the bank’s source code for making high-volume stock trades.
EMC finally nailed Data Domain
for €1.5 billion (US$2.1 billion.) Businesses are unimpressed by the SaaS
experience, a survey found.
And a Frenchman who downloaded
music tracks, 426 movies and 16 full TV-series was given a two-month suspended jail sentence and fined $46,200 after police stumbled on his digital hoard.