News tagged with computing services

Oracle buys 'cloud' service firm RightNow

Enterprise software giant Oracle said Monday it had struck a deal to buy RightNow Technologies, which helps companies manage their cloud computing activities, for $1.5 billion.

Oct 24, 2011
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Cloud computing: Gaps in the 'cloud'

Researchers from Ruhr-University Bochum have found a massive security gap at Amazon Cloud Services. Using different methods of attack (signature wrapping and cross site scripting) they tested the system which was deemed "safe". ...

Oct 24, 2011
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Review: iCloud 'just works' for songs, so far

Syncing music from your iPhone or iPad across computers has got to be one of the least enjoyable experiences in Apple's computing ecosystem. The advent of iCloud was meant to lift the headaches of this cord-reliant ...

Oct 19, 2011
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NYSE site hobbled by outages, firm reports

(AP) -- The New York Stock Exchange's website was apparently hobbled twice Monday, possibly the result of computer attacks as part of the anti-Wall Street protests, according to a company that monitors website response times.

Oct 11, 2011
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US helps Ukraine crack bank hacking scheme

US agents have helped Ukrainian authorities uncover a group of computer hackers who used forged banking details to steal some $20 million from private US accounts, officials said Monday.

Aug 22, 2011
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BART ready for renewed protests after cyber attack

(AP) -- San Francisco's mass transit system prepared for renewed protests Monday, a day after hackers angry over blocked cell phone service at some transit stations broke into a website and posted company ...

Aug 15, 2011
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'Evil' Australian hacker faces 49 charges

A man who used the online nickname "Evil" has been charged with hacking attacks that police Wednesday alleged could have caused considerable damage to Australias national infrastructure.

Jul 27, 2011
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Review: Tuning in to music service Spotify

I've been listening to a lot more music than usual for the past week, including tons of the "guilty pleasure" tunes I hate to admit I adore. I won't get into details, but let's just say that Britney Spears ...

Jul 20, 2011
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