Hashtag Trending – Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple buying into VR/AR with acquisition

Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple has reportedly acquired a Montreal-based virtual reality company, and activists are planning a December 7th protest against the FCC potentially ending net neutrality.  

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Yahoo is dead and from its ashes Altaba will rise

Yahoo Inc. CEO Marissa Mayer will be stepping down from the board once Verizon Communications Inc. completes its acquisition of the company, and the remaining assets left behind by Verizon will be renamed

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

1 billion accounts hacked in record-breaking Yahoo data breach

Just a few months after announcing that in 2014 500 million accounts were hacked, Yahoo Inc. is at it again, disclosing this week that in 2013 one billion accounts were hacked in the

Published on: December 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

Yahoo to sell to Verizon for $4.8 billion USD

Basking Ridge, N.J.-based telecommunications firm Verizon Communications Inc. plans to acquire Internet search and media company Yahoo Inc. for $4.83 billion USD in cash, the U.S. organizations announced this morning. In a press

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

EMC software goes open source

LAS VEGAS – Jeremy Burton, the president of products and marketing for EMC, described the company’s plans to release an open source project based on ViPR Controller and Project CoprHD into the open

Published on: May 5th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya and VMware partner on hybrid cloud offering

CANCUN, MEX. – Avaya has added to its “Big Friends” vendor partnership strategy by adding VMware; announced at its Avaya Executive Partner Forum. Late last year the Santa Clara, Calif.-based networking and collaboration

Published on: January 29th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Industry Minister tells IT World Canada the wireless auction rules are set

There are no loopholes in the government's wireless telecom ownership and auction rules and policies, despite the objections raised by dominant carriers Rogers, Bell and Telus. That was federal Industry minister James Moore

Published on: August 20th, 2013 CDN Staff

Ottawa stands firm on wireless as big three continue multi-front fight

It’s shaping up to be a long, hot summer in Canada’s wireless wars. But instead of fighting each other, Bell, Rogers and Telus have targeted the federal government over competition policy that could

Published on: August 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Big three telcos launching full court press against Verizon, Ottawa

Almost a month after news broke of U.S. wireless giant Verizon’s $700 million offer for Canadian wireless startup Wind Mobile, and word of discussions to also purchase Mobilicity, the dominant incumbents are launching

Published on: July 29th, 2013 Jeff Jedras