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Tech exuberance feeds stock-market bubble talk

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) —Exuberance in the tech sector is easy to come by these days. The question for investors is whether it’s irrational —and …

Fallout from Adobe security breach continues

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>The reverberations from the theft of user data associated with Adobe(s adbe) Cold Fusion, Acrobat, Acrobat …

NYSE and Nasdaq Plan to Back Up One Another’s Data Streams

The committees that control consolidated data feeds for Nasdaq OMX Group and NYSE Euronext are close to an agreement on a plan to back up one …

U.S. Tech Firms May Be Feeling Bite From NSA Spying Reports

Recent disclosures about NSA surveillance have affected U.S. relations with allies and tainted America's image around the world. Now the fallout seems to be creeping into the U.S. tech sector.<p>Cisco Systems, which manufactures network equipment, posted disappointing first-quarter numbers this week …

Data, cloud, & mobile startups, pay attention: Wing raises new $12.9M fund

Good news for mobile, cloud, and big data startups: A newly established venture-capital group focused on those sectors just got some more money to invest.<p>Wing Venture Partners has brought in $12.9 million, according to a fresh filing submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission. That’s on …

Roundup of Cloud Computing Forecasts Update, 2013

Time-to-market, more flexible support for business strategies by IT, and faster response time to competitive conditions are combining to accelerate cloud computing adoption today.<p>Of the enterprises I’ve spoken with over the last several months including several Fortune 500 corporations to small …

Two simple reasons to consider the iPad Mini Retina

Wondering whether the iPad Mini Retina is worth it? Here's two good reasons.<p>This could be one of the shortest reviews of the iPad Mini Retina you'll ever read. But then, give me one strong reason to upgrade and it's usually a done deal.<p>I've always believed that the iPad Mini was one Apple's …

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Apcera emerges from the shadows to put policy into IT

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Secretive startup Apcera, founded by Cloud Foundry luminary Derek Collison, has been a cipher since it’s founding in March …

DayZ video offers eight and a half minutes of raw footage

New gameplay footage from the standalone version of zombie-filled open-world title, <i>DayZ,</i> gives players a look at the game's pre-alpha state.<p>The video, which you can watch above, features close-up combat with zombies and some of the game's exploration elements. It was posted by creator Dean Hall, …

Adobe's colossal password leak becomes a playable crossword puzzle

Adobe's been embarrassed over the past few weeks after it was revealed that some 150 million customer records were leaked online — and that Adobe had been using some questionable methods to protect that information in the first place. In a clever spin, some of that information has been turned into …

From Static To Suggestive: Nokia’s Earthmine-Powered Vision For The Future Of Maps

N<p>okia is preparing to become a very different animal. The company whose name is still synonymous with mobile phones in certain parts of the world will — barring a last-minute bout of nerves from the company board — hand off its devices & services unit to Microsoft early next year in exchange for …