Monthly Archives: September, 2011

Technology Used to Track African Rebel Attacks

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As totalitarian regimes around the world fall through revolutions fueled by modern social networks like Twitter and Facebook, a pair of human rights organizations combating injustice in Central Africa, Invisible Children and Resolve, announced today the launch of the LRA Crisis Tracker – a groundbreaking crisis-mapping platform that [...]

Consumer Watchdog Joins Call for FTC Investigation of Facebook for Violating Users’ Privacy

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Consumer Watchdog today joined the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and other privacy groups in asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook for allegedly tracking users after they have logged out of Facebook and for its new features associated with “Frictionless Sharing.” The groups alerted the [...]

Report Reveals Mobile Security Exploits to Double in 2011

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today released the results of its X-Force 2011 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report, which demonstrates the rapidly changing security landscape characterized by high-profile attacks, growing mobile vulnerabilities and more sophisticated threats such as “whaling.” To help clients combat these and other security issues, IBM is [...]

High-Tech Job Creation Growing Nearly Four Times Faster than Other Sectors

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The combination of consumers’ unquenched demand for new technology and businesses’ application of new technologies, such as cloud computing, to gain efficiencies has given the high tech industry a job growth rate nearly four times faster than the national average since the employment trough was reached in February [...]

Motorola XOOM 4G LTE Upgrade Available Tomorrow

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI), today announced the Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade will be available for existing Motorola XOOM customers beginning tomorrow. The Motorola XOOM 4G LTE will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com beginning Oct. 13 for [...]

Thirtyseven4 Releases New Mobile Security Suite for Android

MEDINA, Ohio, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Thirtyseven4, LLC, a leading provider of antivirus and security solutions, announced today the immediate availability of Thirtyseven4 Mobile Security for Android (TS4Android).  TS4Android is a complete security solution developed to protect users of Android smartphones and tablets against the growing threats of malware and exploits.  In addition to [...]

Study Reveals 41% of Mobile Users to Buy Apple iPhone 5

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile ad network, today announces the combined results of its monthly InMobi Mobile Insights network ad data research and a custom iPhone-focused study, iPhone 5 and the Mobile Market.  The InMobi announcement acts as a forecast to the scope and effect of the [...]

AT&T Smartphone Customers More Likely To Be Satisfied With Their Devices?

AT&T Sept 27,2011- More smartphone customers choose AT&T* and now a study from market research leader Nielsen shows that across the nation AT&T smartphone owners are more satisfied with their handsets than similar subscribers of other major wireless carriers. The findings are reported in the Nielsen Mobile Insights Study, Q1 and Q2 2011, and are [...]

Sharp® Unveils World’s Largest LED LCD TV

AHWAH, N.J., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Continuing to build on its leadership in large-screen LCD TVs, Sharp today introduced the largest LED LCD TV to date, the 80-inch AQUOS (80-inch diagonal) LC-80LE632U. This new TV is a full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) Smart TV, equipped with built-in Wi-Fi and  access to apps like [...]

Youtoo.Com Announces First Social TV Network

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – VIMBY (Video in My BackYard) is joining forces with industry innovator Youtoo.com to launch the nation’s first social TV network, Youtoo TV, which uses revolutionary technology to change the way Americans engage with TV. For the first time in television history, viewers using the Internet or a mobile [...]