Meldungen vom 08.08.2009

  • How tech is changing banks

    It wasn't long ago that bank customers judged the quality of their local financial institutions by the sturdiness of their columns and vault doors. That idea is a throwback to an era when money was physical, and so was security. …mehr

  • DDOS attackers continue hitting Twitter, Facebook, Google

    The distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks that knocked out Twitter for hours and affected other sites like Facebook, Google's Blogger and LiveJournal on Thursday continued all day Friday and may persist throughout the weekend. …mehr

  • FCC begins latest probe of broadband access

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has begun its latest inquiry into the state of broadband in the U.S., an annual effort that touches on areas of growing national debate.  …mehr

  • Report: Nortel CEO on his way out

    Nortel Networks' CEO Mike Zafirovski will leave the troubled provider of telecommunications equipment in the coming weeks, The Wall Street Journal on Saturday, citing anonymous sources. …mehr

  • App developers stung by Twitter's DOS woes

    Developers who built applications for Twitter and generate money from them have been hard-hit by the micro-blogging service's many hours of downtime in the past day, as hackers pummel Twitter with an ongoing denial-of-service attack. …mehr

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