15 Green Tech Innovations
Cost-savings and energy efficiencies go hand-in-hand. The poor economy and a collective awareness of the finite resources available to the world are encouraging businesses to invest in green technologies. In fact, 60% of companies now have green criteria for their technology purchases, a Forrester Research study found. Cutting costs is the primary motivator, while real or anticipated regulatory issues and pressure from buyers also ranked high, the report said. Only 30% were driven by their desir
MetroPCS Intros LTE In Dallas
Long-term evolution service plans priced at $55 or $60 a month, which includes voice calls, texting, and unlimited 4G web.
Hulu Plus Coming To TiVo, Roku
TiVo will make the premium online video service available to its Premiere digital video recorder subscribers, while Roku will offer it via its media player that streams web content to a digital TV.
CA Technologies To Acquire Hyperformix
Beyond broadening the tools it offers to build and manage internal cloud environments, adding the capacity management software specialist should bolster CA's ability to manage virtualized environments.
IT Vendors Slow To Adopt Social Media
Amazon Consulting reports that only one-third of IT vendors are using social media as part of their marketing and partner communications strategies.
Apple Dominates Tech Headlines
A study of mainstream news organizations' technology coverage shows enthusiasm for Apple and a focus on positive stories slightly more often than negative ones.
Netflix Adds More NBC Universal TV Shows
Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, The Office and Battlestar Galactica are among the shows that will be offered via Netflix's online video subscription service under the expanded licensing deal.
Carbonite Focuses On Restore
Version 4 of the online backup service introduces new features for managing the process of restoring files. The company plans other extensions to the basic backup function in future versions.
Netflix Apologizes For Misleading Media
Extras hired for the Toronto launch event promoting the debut of the movie subscription service's online video offering in Canada were told to act excited when talking to media.
Cisco Expands SMB Offerings
Video monitoring, managed network switches and IP phones are among the products and services the networking provider has introduced for small and midsize businesses.
Google Seeks Allies Against Censorship
A new online transparency report shows which Google services are being blocked in different countries. Whether the U.S. will use this information to challenge censorship as a trade barrier remains to be seen.
Twitter Worm Fixed
A cross-site scripting flaw that allowed several worms to spread on Twitter has been repaired.