Cloud file sharing company Accellion has raised $12 million in its third round of funding, with a goal of rapidly growing its mobile file-sharing solutions and international presence, the company announced today.
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Web security company Check Point Software Technologies has partnered with Amazon Web Services to add further levels of security to Amazon’s deep public cloud, the company announced today.
Microsoft pulled out the champagne today with a report that its Internet Explorer 6 browser had dropped below 1 percent usage in the U.S., a sign that businesses and crazily stubborn users have finally upgraded to a better browser.
New and bored smartphone owners alike went on a download spree last week, with a record-breaking 1.2 billion iOS and Android apps downloaded between Dec. 25th and 31st.
Research in Motion appears to be celebrating the new year with an extraordinary price drop on its struggling BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, with all models now ringing in at $299.
IT infrastructure firm Internap has acquired hosting and cloud services provider Voxel for $30 million, the two companies announced this morning.
Fledgling social network Google+ had its best traffic month ever in December, with more than 49 million U.S. visits, a sign that the company’s bet on social is slowing paying off.
Verizon Wireless is currently experiencing its third data outage for the month of December, undermining the company’s sterling reputation for reliability.
Thanks to the iPhone 4S’ huge sales, Apple’s mega-popular iOS App Store reached an all-time high in November for free downloads coming from the Top 200 apps, according to marketing firm Fiksu.
On Dec. 24th, hacker collective Anonymous stole credit card info and other sensitive data from U.S. security firm Stratfor, but keeping track of who and what are affected by the scandal can be difficult.
A clearer picture of the damage from the Stratfor hacking incident on Christmas Eve is coming into focus, with an independent analysis confirming more than 9,000 active credit card numbers were stolen from the security think tank.
A fully functioning port of the iPhone 4S’s hyped Siri voice assistant is now available for almost all jailbroken Apple mobile devices and huzzah, it’s legal!
YouTube may have already picked the biggest videos to hit the web this year, but there’s a host of great videos that didn’t make the cut. From vigilante cyclists to deadpan taxidermists to obligatory cute kittens, the web was full of strange, funny, sad and infuriating events and characters.
Hacker collective Anonymous claims to have stolen credit card data and other sensitive details from U.S. security think tank Stratfor, with plans to donate $1 million in stolen cash to charity.
Apple could ship an unprecedented 30.3 million iPhone units during the final quarter of 2011, according to an analyst at Susquehanna Financial Group.
Capcom has launched an iPhone and iPod touch port of the classic Super Nintendo game Mega Man X, but fans are complaining restlessly about the laziness of the re-release.
Streaming music service Rhapsody has now hit the 1 million paid subscriber milestone, the company announced today.
Yahoo’s board is considering selling its holdings of Alibaba Group and its Japanese affiliate back to the majority owners, a move that would score the company around $17 billion as it tries to find solid footing in troublesome year.
Google has released a feature-rich update to its popular Google Voice app for iOS, but unfortunately it also comes with numerous bugs.
After taking a major hit in court this week from an Apple patent lawsuit, HTC is already in the process of testing new devices and software that workaround the patent violations.
Fashion-focused media company StyleCaster will launch a proprietary ad platform in mid-January that will challenge Condé Nast, Glam Media and third-party ad networks, the company revealed today.
Software titan Oracle reported underwhelming quarterly results this afternoon, leading the company’s stock to drop more than 9 percent in after-hours trading.
The dust is settling from yesterday’s news that AT&T has given up its T-Mobile acquisition plans, and it turns out even a failed merger is quite expensive.
For the first time ever, NBC and the National Football League have agreed to live stream the Super Bowl online and on mobile phones in February, the two organizations announced today.
Voice technology firm Nuance has agreed to buy its top rival Vlingo for an undisclosed sum, the companies announced this morning.
In a push for last-minute and impulse buys, Amazon is offering its customers free two-day shipping on the four most-recent Kindle models before the end of the day on Dec. 21.
Google has created a Person Finder tool to help people in the Philippines locate missing persons after tropical storm “Sendong” devastated parts of the country late last week.
AT&T has abandoned its plans to take over T-Mobile due to too much opposition from the FCC and the Department of Justice, the company announced this afternoon.
Social games company Zynga’s stock ended its second day of trading on the Nasdaq exchange down nearly 5 percent, a signal of turbulent times ahead for the value of the company.
Apple has debuted a clever new ad for the iPhone 4S, showing Santa Claus using the Siri voice-enabled personal assistant to help him with his important Christmas duties.
Google+ will add a few major improvements to its service over the next few days, including new activity stream controls, welcome changes to business Pages, better notifications and a dramatically better photo experience, the company announced today.
Cloud-based software giant Salesforce.com has agreed to buy performance management firm Rypple for an undisclosed sum, the two companies announced today.
Adobe Systems has reported stronger-than-expected revenues for the fourth quarter, after several events in the past few months suggested a weakened position.
Cloud-based call recording service Call Trunk will now let Skype users in the U.S. record their voice calls and store them using its new Dropbox integration, the company revealed today.