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Who Are the Lizard Squad Hackers?

Are they dangerous or just obnoxious? As is often the case with especially vocal hackers, that's what many are wondering about the group Lizard Squad, especially after it tweeted out a bomb 's Xbox Live in recent days before making bigger news by diverting a plane carrying Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley by claiming his flight was ... (more)


Related Topix: Sony Online Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Insider Buying: Bobby G. Stevenson Purchases 25,500 Shares of CIBER Stock

CIBER Director Bobby G. Stevenson acquired 25,500 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 25th.


Related Topix: CIBER, Computers, IT Services

Innodata Director Buys $5,072 in Stock

Innodata Director Louise C. Forlenza purchased 1,600 shares of Innodata stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.


Related Topix: Computers, Innodata

Business Journal

COIN Summit: Oracle's Safra Catz calls for STEM education focus

Safra Catz , Oracle co-president and CFO, opened the second day of the Colorado Innovation Network Summit in Denver with a call for leadership in science and technical education to keep the U.S. from falling behind in economic growth and technology.


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Phase Forward, Telecom, WorldCom, Pillar Data Systems, Hyperion Solutions, IT Services, Project Insight

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Canajoharie golfers post WAC victory

Powered by Sam Shostek's medalist round of 38, the Canajoharie Cougars posted a 15-0 Western Athletic conference victory over host Fort Plain on Tuesday morning at the Canajoharie Country Club.


Related Topix: Canajoharie, NY, Powered, Fort Plain, NY, Northville, NY, Mayfield, NY, Hudson Falls, NY


How Virtualized Apps, Devices Power Franciscan Missionaries' Wellness Program

Bringing a wellness program run largely by home-based clinicians to employers in rural Louisiana required Franciscan Missionaries to answer some questions about accessing applications and sharing data.


Related Topix: Citrix Systems, Marketing

Express India

Did not anticipate legal hurdles after Satyam buy: Anand Mahindra

Surprised by tax claims on its investments in scam-tainted Satyam Computers, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra said he had not anticipated that the Group will be battling Indian government and tax authorities in court for its own money.


Related Topix: Satyam Computer Services, Computers, IT Services


ViryaNet Announces Completion of Its Acquisition by Verisae

ViryaNet Limited , a leading provider of software solutions that optimize and allow for the continuous improvement of service processes for mobile workforces, announced today the completion of its previously announced acquisition by Verisae, Inc. .


Related Topix: ViryaNet, Human Resources, Westborough, MA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seattle Times

Sony network hacked, exec's flight diverted

Hackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and apparently disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.


Related Topix: Sony Online Entertainment, Video Games, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Twitter

Attrition to come down after few quarters: Infosys

T services major Infosys, which has been battling high attrition rates, expects the situation to continue for a few more quarters before it can be brought down to "comfortable" levels, its Chief Operating Officer U B Pravin Rao said.


Related Topix: Infosys Technologies

ABC News

Video Game Makers: Lohan Sued Us for Attention

The makes of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games say Lindsay Lohan sued to get attention when she asserted the games' latest installment features a character based on her.


Related Topix: Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Video Games, Celebrities, Lindsay Lohan, Pop/Rock, TakeTwo Interactive Software, Entertainment

Business Journal

Charge it! Credit card debt grows 3.9 percent since last year in Washington-Baltimore metro

Consumers in the Baltimore-Washington region increased credit card debt by 3.9 percent at the end of June from the second quarter of 2013, according to credit reporting agency Equifax.


Related Topix: Equifax, TALX, Computers, Human Resources, Orlando, FL


Jive deepens integration with Cisco's WebEx and Jabber

Jive Software has pushed out updates for the cloud versions of both its enterprise social networking suite and its JiveX software for building external online communities.


Related Topix: WebEx, Jabber, Jive Software, Social Software, iPhone, Salesforce

Business Journal

Metro Atlanta No. 11 for consumer credit card debt

Metro Atlanta consumers racked up more credit card debt in the second quarter of 2014, mirroring a national trend, according to new data from Equifax Inc. Metro Atlanta consumers racked up more credit card debt in the second quarter of 2014, mirroring a national trend, according to new data from Equifax Inc. Consumers here carried about $10.9 ... (more)


Related Topix: Equifax, TALX, Computers, Human Resources

Data Breach Bulletin: Sixteen Arrested After Allegedly Hacking Half of South Korea

I am a reporter for the Forbes' technology desk. I previously worked as a crime and public safety reporter for the Victor Valley Daily Press and Desert Dispatch in California, covering crimes ranging from murder and assault to armed robberies at Taco Bell and the Dollar Store.


Related Topix: Explosion, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Sony Online Entertainment, Video Games

New study sheds light on consumer attitudes towards wearable devices

"Study reveals incentives are key for alleviating consumer privacy concerns; consumers willing to give up personal data to save money."


Related Topix: Privacy, Acquity Group, Startups, Alliance Tech, Tier Technologies, Consulting, Accenture, Duck Creek Technologies


HyTrust, Intel team to lock down VMware virtual machines

HyTrust, in a partnership with Intel, today said its cloud security software used with VMware-based virtual machines can now ensure those VMs will only run in designated trusted locations based on what's called new "boundary controls."


Related Topix: Startups, Intel, HyTrust, VMware, CPU, Science / Technology


Attackers Who Downed PlayStation Servers for Hours Still Unknown

The culprits behind a distributed denial of service attack on PlayStation Network servers that spanned from Sunday to Monday are still unknown, though two different Twitter users have claimed responsibility.


Related Topix: Twitter, Sony Online Entertainment, Video Games, Phoenix, AZ

The Inquirer

Sony Playstation and Xbox Live networks hit by DDoS attacks

XBOX LIVE, THE SONY PLAYSTATION NETWORK and Blizzard were all disrupted this weekend by distributed denial of service attacks, while a Sony executive had his plane diverted by a terror alert.


Related Topix: Sony Online Entertainment, Video Games

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Sony PlayStation Network Up And Running Again At Full Strength

Whenever you put a service online, you can be sure that there will be attempts on the outside to make sure that your online service experiences some sort of downtime where possible, although this does not happen all too often.


Related Topix: Sony Online Entertainment, Video Games, Gadgets


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