An official picture of Galaxy Note7 by Samsung. September 11, 2016
Computer keyboard and a lock intended to protect to protect it. September 9, 2016

Intel Sells Its Computer Security Business

September 8, 2016


Computer chip on motherboard

Intel Corp. sells security unit to streamline its core business

Global IoT Market to Reach $15 Trillion by 2020

August 19, 2016



IoT market to reach over $15 trillion by 2020 with more than 34 billion connected devices.

Why Cisco Is Cutting 7% of Its Workforce

August 18, 2016


Corporate hiring and firing

Cisco cuts 5,500 jobs aiming to reduce costs and position itself into new markets like IoT and cloud services

Posted in: Blue Chips, Companies

Former NASA CTO Launches Cloud Computing Start-up Nebula

July 28, 2011


Chris C. Kemp plans to change fundamentals of computing business

Former NASA CTO Chris C. Kemp is behind a new start-up project called Nebula that is intended to enable businesses t deploy large private cloud computing infrastructure with minimal efforts, the company said in a press release. Nebula employs former leading engineers from NASA, Google, Amazon and Microsoft, planning to change the fundamental economics of […]

Posted in: Companies, Start-ups

Today’s Quote: RIM Not To Split

July 14, 2011


Jim Balsillie says RIM will not split in 2011 while the BlackBerry manufacturer is heading in the right direction

BlackBerry’s manufacturer RIM is under heavy pressure to split into two divisions to improve corporate performance and successfully regain market positions lost to Apple and Google. Analysts like Mike Abramsky of RBC Capital Markets suggest the company should modernize in order to boost sales and support stock price, which fell to record lows in the […]

LinkedIn is Most Important Social Network?

July 10, 2011


Increasing number of people use social networking tools

A fair majority of 59 percent of social networkers say LinkedIn is their most important social networking website, according to a survey conducted by ROI Research Inc. and commissioned by Performics. The report “S-Net (The Impact of Social Media)” finds that about 20 percent of all LinkedIn users log in the website at least once […]

CFOs Not CEOs Decide On IT Spending

July 9, 2011


Financial executives do not believe in fast economic recovery

Chief Financial Officers (CFO) are gaining more managerial power compared to Chief Information Officers (CIO) when the matter in hand is technology investment, a new survey by Gartner, Inc. showed. CFOs have authorized 26 percent of all tech investments compared to only 5 percent of all IT investments approved within the business. According to the […]

IT Industry Tops Acquisitions Market in First Half, 2011

July 8, 2011



Information technology sector witnessed the largest number of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the second quarter of 2011 with 38 deals being finalized, according to a report by Dow Jones VentureSource. IT acquisitions netted USD 3 billion in the reporting period while the total number of acquisitions dropped from 105 in the same period of […]