No, a 14-year-old didn’t invent email in 1978 – Input Output

If you were reading the Washington Post last week, you’d be forgiven for thinking that a 14 year old Indian, named V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, invented email in 1978. Oh really?... read more »

New School Facebook Rule Too Broad, Goes Too Far

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Publicis Groupe Acquires Flip Media

The agency will be folded into Leo Burnett Worldwide and will retain its name... read more »

Webroot Revolutionizes Endpoint Security with the Fastest, Lightest, Easiest-to-Manage Protection

Webroot SecureAnywhere Business liberates IT managers from traditional software that fails to protect them, drains resources and frustrates users... read more »

MetaVis Announces Office 365 SharePoint Backup and Archiving Tool

MetaVis SavePoint Allows Companies to Quickly and Easily Backup, Archive and Restore Office 365 SharePoint... read more »

CronLab Signs Distribution Agreement for Germany with Intellicomp

CronLab, the IT content security provider focusing on cost efficient, innovative and easy-to-use solutions partners with Intellicomp GmbH, a leading value-added IT distributor for Germany.... read more »

Universities Adopting Cloud eMail

Wanting to take advantage of the financial, storage, compliance and synchronicity benefits, colleges across the United States are beginning to offer cloud email to their faculty and students.... read more »

Close the Gaps in Advanced Malware Protection

Still getting infected despite installing the latest updates to your software? Learn about the latest innovations to combat advanced malware, including; large-scale data mining technologies, engines that provide superior visibility, deep threat analysis and trajectory data... read more »

Panda Security and Microsoft Join Forces to Develop Cloud-based Antivirus Security Services on Windows Azure

The new release includes device control technologies that prevent the spread of malware through the improper use of external devices such as USB flash drives, digital cameras, DVDs and more. These controls will allow organizations to improve productivity by enforcing policies to deny access, force read-only access, or grant total access on multiple device types via a single Web-based console.... read more »

Number of the Week: 57% Hike in the Power of DDoS Attacks

DDoS attacks are getting more powerful – with figures suggesting that the average attack was 57% stronger in the second half of 2011.... read more »

Introducing the 4G Messaging Centre, Rich Communications, and a Cost-Effective Total VAS Solution

Jinny Software announces new product demonstrations planned for the Mobile World Congress.... read more »

Survey Highlights Webmasters’ Struggles with Hacked Sites

Commtouch and StopBadware Publish Report on Compromised Websites from Site Owner Perspective... read more »

Siemens Selects Recommind For Seamless eDiscovery

Amid tightening regulation and steadily increasing volumes of corporate data, enterprises are bringing advanced eDiscovery capabilities in-house to reduce expenses, mitigate risk and improve their control over the eDiscovery process.... read more »

Partnership Deal with Canada’s NewPace Technology Development Inc.

The proposed collaboration agreement between the two companies will enable NewPace’s Rich Communication Suite of products to be extended to Synchronica’s growing list of worldwide clients.... read more »

Malware Deep Dive: Special Report

New malware needs new defenses, and InfoWorld’s special report tells you how to identify — and stop — these online threats... read more »

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Available

New OS delivers an enriched user experience for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet users... read more »

Apple blesses Twitter as the Social Network of Mountain Lion, Shuns Facebook

The apple of Apple’s eye, Twitter will soon be the default social graph and social network for all iOS and Mac devices, as Facebook once again gets the shaft.... read more »

Social Media Saving Endangered Languages

Scientist says digital tools including Facebook, YouTube and text messaging will save some of the world’s endangered languages.... read more »

Sync the Samsung Galaxy Note with Microsoft Outlook

CompanionLink offers both direct and over-the-air sync with Galaxy Note for Microsoft Outlook, Sage ACT!, Palm Desktop, IBM Lotus Notes, Novell GroupWise, and Highrise and other applications.... read more »

MetaVis Announces Office 365 SharePoint Backup and Archiving Tool

MetaVis SavePoint Allows Companies to Quickly and Easily Backup, Archive and Restore Office 365 SharePoint... read more »

McAfee Q4 Threats Report Shows Malware Surpassed 75 Million Samples in 2011

Malicious Sites Nearly Double, while Mobile Malware Continues to Grow... read more »

MAAWG Evolves into M3 Tackling Messaging, Malware, Mobile; Breaking through “Silo” Thinking, Pushes Industry to Better Cooperation

It has changed its name to M3AAWG – also known as M3 for Messaging, Malware and Mobile – and is bolstering its internal structure to address the dangerous connection between malware, spam and abuse on emerging mobile platforms.... read more »


Text messaging can dent your reading abilities, say scientists... read more »

Social Messaging Apps ‘Lost Networks $13.9bn in 2011’

Social messaging applications cost mobile network operators $13.9bn (£8.8bn) in lost SMS revenue last year, a report has claimed.... read more »

VerticalResponse Launches Mobile App For Social Media Marketing

New iOS app lets small businesses easily manage social media efforts on the go... read more »

FaxGwise, SKyPRO Integrates Fax into Groupwise

FaxGwise is a soft fax solution that brings fax communication to the current century... read more »

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Colligo Networks Releases Colligo Briefcase Pro for Secure iPad Access to SharePoint

Small- to medium-sized deployments benefit from expanded access, storage, security and sync options... read more »

Syria Disrupts Text Messaging of Protesters With Made-in-Dublin Equipment

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Social Networking Filled with Mixed Emotions, Pew Finds

The Pew Research Center releases a report about the social and emotional climate that American adults experience on social-networking sites. Turns out it’s a mixed bag, like life.... read more »

FBI Seeks Social Media Monitoring Tool

Agency issues RFI for tool that can use social network data to identify, assess potential threats to U.S... read more »

Security Concerns Hampering Social Commerce

More than one-half (55%) of social media users in the US say they are uncomfortable sharing credit card information with a known brand via secure payment on a social networking site such as Twitter or Facebook, according to a new survey from Digitas.... read more »

OPSWAT Acquires Napera and Launches OPSWAT GEARS

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Blacknight Solutions launches MXSweep eMail Security Services

Blacknight launches eMail Security for customers using Parallels Automation... read more »

MSN Launches msnNOW to Keep You in the Know: Keep up on breaking trends and the hottest buzz from across Facebook, Twitter, Bing and — all in one place.

msnNOW is the first service to surface the latest buzz from Facebook, Twitter, Bing and, all in one place.... read more »

Kaspersky Lab Delivers Kaspersky ONE, the Universal Security sSolution

Kaspersky Lab announces the worldwide release of Kaspersky ONE, a multi-platform, user-centric Universal Security solution that brings comprehensive protection for the wide range of personal devices, starting from personal computers and notebooks and all the way to smartphones and tablets.... read more »