Under economic pressure from revelations that they knowingly or unknowingly handed over data to government spy agencies, a group of high-tech firms has published an open letter addressed to the White House and Congress calling for reforms in the NSA surveillance program, including banning bulk collection of phone data and publishing stats on government surveillance requests.
Top news stories for Dec. 10, 2013.
Microsoft, Mozilla and Opera have followed Google's lead and revoked rogue digital certificates issued by a subordinate certificate authority of the French cybersecurity agency, Computerworld reports.
Stung--like numerous tech companies--by criticisms and accusations of providing the government with too much data access, Microsoft announced plans this week to encrypt customers' information traveling on MS services.
Top news stories of the day for Dec. 4, 2013.
Apple's enterprise offerings with iOS 7 are "not terribly innovative" compared with services currently offered by enterprise mobility management firms, opening the enterprise door to Microsoft and its Windows Phone platform, judges ABI Research senior analyst Jason McNicol.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Friday, 11/22 including: the increase of mobile shopping in consumers from the U.K., one medical center's iPhone giveaway to nurses, benefits of the mobile industry in Latin America, that time Texas sued mobile content providers for false advertising and the latest on Microsoft's takeover of Nokia.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday, 11/20 including: controlling presentations via Windows Phone 8 devices, domination of iPad users in mobile online sales, retailers beef up mobile technology and strategy, the effect BYOD, MDM, big data and app management have on enterprise mobility and the latest in the Samsung/Apple patent case.
Top news stories for Nov. 20, 2013.
Microsoft is reportedly abandoning its employee stack ranking policy, in favor of one which encourages employees to collaborate, not compete, with each other.