Category Archives: Technology News

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 »

Wi-Fi Speeds to Increase

Samsung Electronics is looking to change the way we use Wi-Fi in a big way. Samsung recently announced that its been developing a new 60GHz Wi-Fi technology that increases data transmission speeds fivefold. Currently the maximum speed with existing consumer electronic devices is 866Mbps or 108MB per second. But with Samsung’s 802.11ad standard 60GHz Wi-Fi… Read more »

Windows 10 – What Can You Expect?

After the reports came out that Microsoft was releasing their new operating system (OS) under the name Windows 10, the biggest concern by the internet populous and Windows users everywhere was, what happened to Windows 9? Obviously 7 ate 9 (not really). The real reason why Microsoft went with the moniker of Windows 10 was… Read more »

Microsoft to the rescue for XP users with browser fix

Microsoft Corp rushed to create the fix after learning of the bug in the operating system over the weekend when cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc warned that a sophisticated group of hackers had exploited the bug to launch attacks in a campaign dubbed “Operation Clandestine Fox. Microsoft on Wednesday initially said it would not provide the… Read more »

Happy Birthday Gmail!

On April 1st of 2004 Google launched Gmail as an invitation only beta release. Our little beta is all grown up now, it is definitely not by invitation only anymore! Happy Birthday Gmail

Software-Defined Networking (SDN): An Opportunity?

What is Software-Defined Networking (SDN)? Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is an emerging architecture that is dynamic, manageable, cost-effective, and adaptable, making it ideal for the high-bandwidth, dynamic nature of today’s applications. This architecture decouples the network control and forwarding functions (Routing) enabling the network control to become directly programmable and the underlying infrastructure to be abstracted… Read more »