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UPS discloses security breach affecting 51 stores

UPS said it is investigating a security breach that may have resulted in customers’ credit and debit card information being stolen at 51 of the shipping company’s nearly 4,500 U.S. 287 more words


Two's Company, Three's a Cloud: The Precipitous Rise in Cloud Computing

Spend much time on the Internet you are likely to have done some cloud computing. If you have done things like dropped a paper in… 1,301 more words

Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain on strong PC sales

The big number: Hewlett-Packard said third quarter revenue grew 1% to $27.6 billion, the tech giant’s first quarterly sales gain in nearly four years. Profits fell 29% to $985 million. 317 more words


With BlackBerry's Passport, hope for a silver bullet

BlackBerry may be on the ropes, but the company hasn’t lost the will to fight.

Next month, the company is expected to release the Passport, a new model of smartphone that fuses the company’s signature QWERTY keyboard, slimmed to three rows and strictly alphabetical, with an unusual 4.5-inch square display. 597 more words


Barnes & Noble's path to e-books renaissance goes through Samsung

Barnes & Noble has finally re-entered the tablet fray with its first full-fledged device launch in two years on Wednesday.

Its primary goal? Not to sell devices, but to win back the share of the e-books market it lost after the Nook tablets it previously designed and made itself flopped and drained its coffers. 523 more words


Wearable Intelligence raises $8 million to bring Google Glass into the workplace

Wearable Intelligence is one of several startups working to apply wearable technologies like Google Glass to enterprise markets, such as healthcare and energy. Now it has raised around $8 million in new venture capital funding, according to a… 160 more words


The Google IPO crew, then and now

“This,” wrote the Google Ventures general partner David Krane yesterday on Twitter. “10 years ago, today. A day I’ll never forget…”

The object in question was the photo-of-a-photo seen above, of Google executives preparing to ring the opening bell of Nasdaq in New York on August 19, 2004. 405 more words