Information Technology

Humdrum Documentum momentum makes EMC glum? Off alone into the scrum it should be spun
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Analyst spins spin-off from tech king’s tin Blocks and Files  An analyst at 451 Research has suggested EMC set its Information Intelligence Group and its Documentum software free by spinning them off or selling them.…

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Meru Cabs Arrive On The Windows Phone Platform
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Meru Cabs, one of the most popular cab services in India, has gone high-tech with its smartphone application. We all love the old app on when it came to iOS and Android and now they have launched an app for Windows Phone devices as well. Cab booking is now easier than ever for Windows Phone […]

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NSA head floats idea: What if we only gathered terrorist communications?
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Army General Keith Alexander, the lord of all things cyber, will soon be replaced by a new chief wizard. DOD/NSA The outgoing head of the National Security Agency, Gen. Keith Alexander, told a United States Senate committee on Thursday that he was open to government spooks narrowing the focus of the metadata that they gather. […]

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Apple Details Touch ID And The A7′s Secure Enclave In Updated iOS Security Document
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Apple has shared some information around how Touch ID and its Secure Enclave keeps information private in an updated security document newly posted to its iPhone in Business microsite. The new info offers up an inside look at how exactly the Secure Enclave generates and communicates encrypted and temporary identification information to the rest of […]

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Boeing’s Black: This Android phone will self-destruct
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Schematics for the FCC labeling of the Boeing Black, a secure Android smartphone for a very select set of customers. Earlier this month, Boeing submitted details about its new high-end smartphone, simply called “Black,” to the FCC, along with a request that most of those details be kept secret. The Black (FCC ID H8V-BLK) is an […]

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Is Google Making the Digital Divide Worse?
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theodp writes “As Google Fiber forges ahead into new metro areas, Michael Brick reports on worries the fiber project will create a permanent underclass. Building the next generation of information economy infrastructure around current demand, experts say, will deny poor people the physical wiring needed to gain access while the privileged digerati advance at hyperspeed. […]

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HTC Planning To Showcase Its Wearable Tech At MWC 2014
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A few months ago, HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang had said that the company was planning to step into the wearable tech business. HTC also said that they were planning to release some of those wearable device as soon as the end of this year. However, now a new report from Bloomberg suggests that the Taiwanese […]

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Microsoft Introduces Bing Health & Fitness App To Windows Phone
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Microsoft has begun building its portfolio of apps for the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 release. First one to release today is the Bing Health & Fitness Beta App. It is not your typical boring and drab health app that brags about health tips. This one lets you track your calories and weight. Just add what […]

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Google's Dirty Little Android Secrets Leaked
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The Android operating system, which Google touts as open, isn’t. Google imposes strict restrictions on smartphone manufacturers and app developers in its Android mobile application distribution agreement, or MADA, according to excerpts of documents revealed by Ben Edelman, an associate professor at the Harvard Business School. The information was obtained from two MADAs — one […]

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