SEC Charges Wyly Brothers With Illegal Stock Trading
Sam and Charles Wyly, longtime computer industry figures who sold Sterling Software to Computer Associates for $4 billion in 2000, are charged with using secret overseas accounts to generate more than $550 million in illegal stock trades.
Army Plans Private Cloud
APC2, the Army Private Cloud, will be a cornerstone of a broader data center consolidation initiative that aims to reduce the number of Army data centers from 200 to less than 20.
Network-Attached Storage User's Guide
Features on the latest NAS devices transform them into full-featured, multi-purpose computing devices which can act as media, print, and file servers, surveillance devices, and Web hosts.
Smarsh Launches Employee Text Message Archiving
Expanding on its social media, instant message and email archiving offerings, Smarsh has launched a mobile message archiving module for BlackBerry, Android and Windows with iPhone support due later this year.
Defense Agency Expands Cloud Computing
Platform-as-a-service, Microsoft Office, and SharePoint may be delivered to military agencies from the Defense Information Systems Agency's private cloud.
Facebook Launches Q&A Service
Facebook Questions, launched in a limited beta, allows crowdsourcing of answers to questions on any topic from the 500 million users of the social network.
Slideshow: Top 10 Tech Newsmakers Of 2010
These individuals and companies involved in the most significant news stories so far this year. Here's of list of the people and businesses who are making waves in the tech pool.
EVO Drives Sprint Nextel Subscriber Growth
Despite reporting a $720 million quarterly loss, the wireless provider's announcement of a net customer gain after three years of subscriber attrition drove its stock up 4%.
Facebook, Twitter Influence Purchases
A Gartner study of social networks influence on purchasing decisions finds they have become important shopping tools for both retailers and consumers.
AT&T Expands Wi-Fi Hotzones Trial
Following the success of the Time Square trial, AT&T has announced the launch of a free Wi-Fi hotzone in downtown Charlotte, NC and plans for another in Chicago.
Virtuon Offers Cloud Based Virtual Desktop
VMware View based, the Virtual Desktop service allows companies to provision users with browser-based Windows desktop environments without increasing IT responsibilities.
NASA Evaluates Nebula Cloud Platform
Data center outsourcing services RFPs totaling $1.5 billion have been placed on hold while the agency assesses the Nebula cloud computing platform for providing compute power to several large-scale applications.
VA To Release $12 Billion In IT Outsourcing
Part of the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology program, the RFPs include enterprise architecture and planning support, systems and software engineering and enterprise network services.