Apple and Samsung fighting the same foe? What’s next? New York Yankee and Boston Red Sox fans singing “Kumbaya” together? Manchester United and Liverpool FC supporters taking up joint knitting lessons?
It’s actually just another case of businesses being attacked by the same patent troll. In this case, Luxembourg-based Enterprise Systems Technologies (EST) SARL. This newly formed company owns five patents formerly owned by Siemens.
Apple and Samsung find themselves on the same side in patent fight More >
Tags: Apple · Business · Infrastructure · Legal · Samsung · SmartPhone
Last week, Mark Taylor, VP of Content and Media at Level 3, a global tier 1 business and consumer Internet provider, accused Verizon of deliberately slowing down Netflix videos. Those are fighting words!
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Tags: Business · Entertainment · Internet · Netflix · Network · Verizon · Video
Some people still pooh-pooh the idea that Chromebooks could ever come close to challenging Windows PCs. NPD’s latest laptop sales numbers say otherwise. Chromebook sales are zooming upward, while Windows laptop sales are stagnant.
Chromebook gains, Microsoft worries More >
Tags: Business · Google · Infrastructure · Laptop · Linux · Microsoft · Operating System · Windows
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Tags: Business · Canonical · Cloud Computing · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System
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Let’s start with the good news: According to Kaspersky, in 2013, the proportion of spam in email flows was 70%, which is 2.5 percentage points lower than in 2012. The bad news is that spam that does get through is far more dangerous. According to John Levine, chairman of the Internet Research Task Force’s Anti-Spam Research Group (ASRG) and president of the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial E-mail, “The ongoing threat is that spam is now essentially 100% criminal, and it’s as likely to try to plant bank-account-stealing malware either directly or via links to compromised websites as to sell you something.” Ow!
The Spam Battle Report 2014. More>
Tags: E-Mail · Network