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Costs of data breaches continue to climb

The costs associated with data breaches are on the rise, according to an annual report prepared by the Ponemon Institute.

Mexican mobile operator Iusacell sues IBM for $2.5B, alleging fraud

Iusacell, Mexico's third largest mobile phone operator, is suing IBM for $2.5 billion, alleging that Big Blue made fraudulent claims that caused Iusacell to lose that amount in profits, Reuters reports. 

Is a sensible communications network of things really an Internet?

Technology analysts and writers imagine a world where you, your car and your toaster all have Facebook pages. Engineers see the future somewhat differently.

News Scan: Accenture, others lead mADTMI market; Mobile search gets local;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 1, including the rush for companies to get involved in mADTMI, the effect local search will have on mobile adspend, the explosion in the NFC chip market, the rapid gains in the mobile POS market and where location-based services are heading in Europe.

New IoT industry group dreams of IP addresses for thermostats, pills, plywood

One of the benefits of an Internet of Things from a tech manufacturer's perspective is that it could make anything--a business card, a tree trunk, a facial tissue--into a potential customer.

Industry consortium to develop IoT standards, technology

A consortium of heavy hitting IT firms will develop engineering standards for the Internet of Things to enable interoperability among networks and devices and improved access to big data for organizations.

Mobility is transforming CIO-CMO relationship

Mobility is transforming the relationship between the chief information officer and the chief marketing officer, observes Robert Dayton, executive vice president of business analytics and optimization at consulting firm MindStream Analytics.

Smart city projects are hot topic at MWC

Smart city projects, which use machine-to-machine communications and platforms to automate transportation systems, traffic and parking management and utilities, among other things, were a hot topic at this year's Mobile World Congress.

The mobile, customer experience connection

BARCELONA--As I met with various vendors last week at Mobile World Congress,  I saw a connection between mobile and customer experience management that I hadn't considered before.

IBM SoftLayer pushes high-performance computing power into hybrid clouds

Take IBM's SoftLayer cloud computing platform, add Platform Symphony parallel computing infrastructure, stir in the Platform LSF Scheduler tool and presto!