Archive: 07/05/2012

Virtual servers begin to intrigue smaller businesses

With the growing buzz around cloud computing - and its benefits of ramping up efficiency while cutting information technology costs - some smaller companies are beginning to weigh its pros and cons, while acknowledging it ...

dateJul 05, 2012 in Business
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Apps help smartphones become digital wallets

Wouldn't it be nice to forget your wallet - permanently? That day is coming sooner than you think. In the walletless future there will be no credit cards to lose, no cash to carry and no concert tickets to leave at home. ...

dateJul 05, 2012 in Software
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Facebook's 'hacker' ways trickle to branch offices

Denise Noyes stood in front of 80 fellow social-networking engineers on the 18th floor of Facebook's Seattle office on the northeast edge of downtown. Following the ring of a gong, she announced the start of Facebook Seattle's ...

dateJul 05, 2012 in Internet
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Apple's iconic iPhone turns 5

Even more than the introduction of the personal computer, the iPhone has upended the technological world order and revolutionized how people manage their daily lives.

dateJul 05, 2012 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Human Rights Council backs Internet freedom

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva passed its first resolution on Internet freedom on Thursday with a call for all states to support individuals' rights online as much as offline.

dateJul 05, 2012 in Internet
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