Category Archives: CyberTrails News

What does Google going under the Alphabet umbrella mean for IT?

When Google founders, Sergery Brin and Larry Page began in 1998, they had bigger dreams than being a search engine company. They wanted to research, bring new inventions and improve human progress. Now that they have created the umbrella, Alphabet, they might become all that they wanted. Alphabet will focus on development and technologies, so… Read more »

Malware Attack is Spreading

Personal information and credit card hackers have done it again. If you and your company weren’t familiar with the “Backoff” malware situation, you might want to get educated now. “Backoff” malware is a type of point-of-sale (POS) malware infection that is designed to steal online banking credentials undetected. The malware searches for leftover credit card… Read more »

Google Chrome + Android = ?

Google has set into motion a game changing move in the world of the Operating System (OS). In a way to let the powers of Google Chrome OS and Android mobile-OS combine, Hiroshi Lockheimer will now be overseeing the engineering teams for both. Lockheimer will not have a hand in the Chrome browser, Chromebook or… Read more »

IBM Makes Changes, Looks to Reinvigorate Company

IBM has just announced that it has sold its semiconductor business to GlobalFoundries for $1.5Bill. GlobalFoundries was created in 2008, through a partnership with Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) and AMD. Though the microelectronics manufacturing is not a huge slice of the overall IBM pie, it is directly involved in its semiconductor research with its… Read more »