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The second set of charges filed last week against Indian outsourcer Satyam Computer Services founder Ramaslinga Raju and his cronies doubles the size of the already massive $1.5 billion fraud Raju confessed to in a letter back in January when he found he could no longer maintain the fi...
The Korean government is going to sink around $172 million into cloud computing next year under a still fuzzy plan that the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, the Ministry of Public Administration and the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) are backing to reduce overlapping investments a...
Starting December 2, 2009, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) will be putting on a two-day cyberspace conference. Titled "Cyberspace at the Cross Roads: The Intersection of Cyber, National and Economic Security", speakers, panelists and attendees will f...
GDS Internationals Next Generation Pharmaceutical publication talks exclusively with International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition on the New Wave of Pharmaceutical Fraud
Dell is transferring ownership of its new factory in Poland over to contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group on undisclosed terms. Foxconn will produce desktops, laptops, servers and storage for Dell at the Lodz plant and reportedly retain present staff. Dell just shifted its EME...
In the High-Tech industry, the machinations of the US Supreme Court are, at best, fodder for dinner party trivia questions. There is one case on the Supreme Court docket this year that has the potential to change the way intellectual property protected in the United States, and have a ...
In the six months we've been using Ulitzer, the platform has definitely demonstrated its value in the delivery of true publishing synergy with new media. Through it, we have built an effective, responsive and fiscally conservative customer outreach program. Industry thought leadership,...
India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is sorta like the FBI, has filed a second batch of charges against the 10 people indicted in the Satyam accounting scandal and the charge sheet reportedly runs to 55,000 pages. It also threw the company’s global head of internal audi...
Operates in over 170 countries and is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services. Richard Tarboton talks for MeettheBoss.TV on his role as Head of Energy & Carbon for BT and what they are doing towards reducing carbon emissions.
Lawyers for Raj Rajaratnam, the alleged billionaire kingpin behind the insider trading scandal that brought down ex-AMD CEO and Globalfoundries chairman Hector Ruiz and IBM server chief Robert Moffat, filed papers with the US District Court in New York Tuesday denying that he got insid...
IBM has sold its very first mainframes in Namibia to the First National Bank of Namibia, two z10s Business Class machines. The bank was under government instructions to get its systems out of neighboring South Africa. Big Blue says the mainframe’s next frontier is emerging markets. It ...
The United States Senate waded into the Oracle-Sun imbroglio Tuesday. Fifty-nine senators from both sides of the aisle led by one-time presidential hopeful John Kerry (D-Mass) and perennial presidential pretender Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) signed a letter to the European Commission asking...
"As companies such as MySpace continue to expand the richness of their site, the big thing is trying to seek a higher level of customer experience by replicating "beyond capacity" in a test environment, so that a company can see what it is exactly that they will need when traffic surge...
WS-BPEL 2.0 is the dominant specification to standardize orchestration logic and process automation between Web services. The BPEL model is used to assemble a set of discrete, essentially disparate, services into an end-to-end process flow to transform the existing stateless and uncorr...
Dell, which hasn’t been involved in the litigation except as a witness and source of discovery, has featured large in AMD’s suit against Intel over rebates, the European Commission’s action against Intel and now in the new antitrust suit lodged by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo...
Now that ICANN has relaxed its rules on domain names in non-Roman characters, Egypt Monday became the first country to request a web address in Arabic script. .Egypt will be .masr but in Arabic script. The move is meant to open the Internet to all the folks largely in emerging markets ...
According to an SEC filing the Galleon Group, the hedge fund charge with trading on insider information, double downed on ATI in 2006 to the tune of ~$125 million in shares and call options right before AMD bought it and was up 6.6% when AMD’s bid was disclosed. Galleon had a pipeline ...
I met up with Lynne Gallagher, President of Telecom Telematique, in Milpitas, California, while giving a tour of data centers and information technology vendors in the Silicon Valley to a delegation of IT business people from Ramallah, Palestine. Lynne is one of those rare people who...
A year and a half ago I pulled together several thoughts on Cyber Deterrence which had come out of years of dialog on the cyber threat. I wanted to capture some key challenges since in my view many were making foolish assumptions regarding what our nation should do in the domain of cyb...
Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS), a leader in socially responsible investing (SRI) for Catholic institutions, announced that a majority of shareholders voted in support of its "say on executive pay" proxy resolution at the Cisco Systems' annual meeting of shareholders. F...
athenahealth announced that on November 10, 2009, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued athenahealth a patent entitled, ‘Practice Management and Billing Automation System’ (U.S. Patent No. 7,617,116) for its athenaNet rules engine that is part of the Company’s revenue cycle m...
Waleed Al Muhairi, the COO of Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi government-owned investor in AMD as well as the chairman of Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), AMD’s Abu Dhabi government-owned partner in Globalfoundaries, its fab spin-out, said at a conference in Dubai Sunday that a c...
Intel is paying AMD $1.25 billion to settle the massive private antitrust suit AMD has lodged in Delaware. AMD will also drop two cases against Intel it has pending in Japan and withdraw all of its regulatory complaints worldwide.Intel has also agreed to abide by a “set of business pra...
I have been a long time donor to Kiva.org, a peer microfinance lending site that has been around for several years. When I first heard about it I thought it was an interesting idea and donated some money to fund a few different third-world start up businesses. Kiva works by hooking ...
The past month has seen an unprecedented concentration of Cloud-related articles, events, tweets, and - above all - product launches, partnership announcements and M&A moves. So is Cloud Computing, after three years, finally coming to the boil? Here, by way of allowing you to judge for...
This week's Federal Executive Forum taping highlighted collaboration between DISA and the Army on the service's transition to cloud computing. Army Deputy Chief Information Officer Mike Krieger called it a partnership, important to the support of Department of Defense Base Realignment ...
In the The Economics of Cloud Computing, Gwen Morton and Ted Alford have published an EXCELLENT economic evaluation of the federal government's push to cloud computing. Anyone interested in this market should definitely read it, analyse it, and believe it !! The conclusion acknowledg...
Please join me at the 7th Annual FedFocus Conference, November 5, 2009, at the Ritz Carlton in McLean, VA. This conference has been designed to provide crucial information on upcoming federal government procurement plans. I will be the morning keynote, speaking on the use of cloud comp...
In the wake of the financial crisis and its attendant repercussions across the global economy, the U.S. Congress stands poised to address the issue of patent reform. Much debated and long anticipated, patent reform legislation is back under consideration with the bill possibly coming u...
An SEC lawyer told a federal court yesterday that more people could be charged in the insider trading scandal that has so far brought down senior IBM executive Robert Moffat and former AMD CEO Hector Ruiz and as good as her word 14 more were charged Thursday morning with conspiracy to ...
The most anticipated talk of the day, at the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo yesterday, was by the deputy CIO of the CIA, Jill Singer. Her talk was entitled, Enterprise Cloud Computing, the Infrastructure’s Final Revenge. She acknowledged the problem with defining Cloud Computing, ...
Cisco and EMC Tuesday kicked off a cloud-chasing joint venture called Acadia that includes VMware and Intel as minority investors. Presumably they took the name from the ancient Greeks who used the word to mean a refuge or idyllic place and not the uprooted and deported North Americ...
"With cloud computing, price to deploy applications goes through the floor while flexibility to scale those applications goes through the ceiling!" says WaveMaker CEO Chris Keene, in this lively round-up of The State of Cloud Computing compiled and published by Conference Chair Jeremy ...
"Measuring, metering, and monitoring the work, and understand its physics so that you can understand where to move it and how" are mission-critical aspects of analyzing cloud computing processes, he noted. Adaptivity CEO Tony Bishop took his audience through a tour of what the self-des...
"Like our public cloud offering, Unisys SPCS goes a long way towards allaying the security concerns of enterprises and their customers," said Marcello during the company's formal strategy announcement. "Unisys SPCS presents chief information officers with a way to realise the full oper...
Marcello also stressed that cloud computing installations must be able to run enterprise applications. "What the folks at salesforce.com have done, for example, is very impressive," he noted. "But we also need to move all these Dotnet and Java enterprise applications to the cloud.." Fu...
Former AMD CEO Hector Ruiz, the guy who spun out AMD’s plants into a joint venture with the government of Abu Dhabi and then became chairman of that company when it was formed in March, has stepped down after being identified as one of the tipsters leaking material inside information t...
The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 200 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since...
IBM has cut its ties with Robert Moffat, the senior VP who ran its server, storage and chips businesses and was arrested two weeks ago for allegedly whispering insider information on IBM and Sun financial results as well as AMD's reorganization plans to hedge funds that traded on the m...
With IBM and Dell watching its back, Juniper strode into town Thursday like a gunslinger twirling its pearl-handled six-guns around ready to take on Cisco, the fastest gun in the West, and all the other network hombres. The mid-sized company opened its barrage at the New York Stock Exc...