Monthly Archives: July, 2012

AT&T Wi-Fi Usage Nearly Triples Year-Over-Year

DALLAS, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — As more and more consumers log on from smartphones, tablets and other devices, connections on the AT&T* Wi-Fi network continue to skyrocket. Key facts as of year-end 2011: Nearly tripled AT&T Wi-Fi network traffic in 2011 versus network traffic for 2010. 550 percent increase in monthly Wi-Fi data uploads [...]

Defense Industry Fights Electronic Counterfeits With DNA Technology

FORT BELVOIR, Va., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Defense Logistics Agency is working with commercial manufacturers and independent distributors to determine whether DNA marking could prevent counterfeit parts from entering the military supply system. Altera Corporation, a microcircuit manufacturer, and Applied DNA Sciences completed a six-month, DLA-sponsored pilot program last year that proved botanical [...]

The Aftermath of Data Breaches Reviewed

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly everyday consumers willingly provide their personal information to organizations online with no hesitation, neglecting to realize how that information can be exposed due to employee negligence, insider maliciousness, system glitches or attacks by cyber criminals. With Data Privacy Day (Saturday, January 28) right around the corner, Experian [...]

Business iPhone 4S Activations Surge While Android Activations Remain Steady

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Good Technology (http://www.good.com), the leading provider of secure, managed enterprise mobility for a range of mobile devices, today released its quarterly data report for the final quarter of 2011. The report details smartphone and tablet devices activated amongst its enterprise customers, which include half of the Fortune 100. Tablets [...]

Zscaler ThreatLabZ Releases Free Service to Analyze Web Pages

UNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Zscaler, The Cloud Security Company, today announced the release of a free web portal, Zulu, that the public can access at http://zulu.zscaler.com to quickly analyze URLs and assess risk posed by suspicious web content. Unlike other free security services, Zulu analyzes web pages from multiple perspectives in order [...]

Big Smartphone Discounts Could Mean Counterfeit

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – NewMomentum, Inc., the premier solution provider for online Brand Protection, announced today the results of its Q4 global review of the smartphone online marketplace. Twenty-three phones from five key brands – Apple, HTC, Motorola, RIM, and Samsung – were monitored across 17 well-known B2B and B2C online marketplaces. [...]

AT&T Beefs Up Wireless Network for Indianapolis Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – As more than 150,000 people converge on Indianapolis for football’s biggest game of the year, AT&T* has made a significant investment in permanent and temporary wireless network enhancements to support increased network traffic. Many of the network improvements are permanent additions that will continue to benefit Indianapolis-area residents and visitors [...]

Microsoft Tips to Protect Your Online Image

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – In observance of Data Privacy Day 2012, Microsoft Corp. is releasing new data about consumer behaviors online and is offering guidance and tips to help people better manage their online profiles and maintain a positive reputation. In an increasingly connected world, everything people do online, from responding to emails [...]

New Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 Maps

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), has lit the fuse on the highly-anticipated Modern Warfare® 3 Content Season for Call of Duty® Elite, with the release of two all-new multiplayer maps, the opening salvo of nine consecutive months of downloadable content for [...]

Hy-Vee App Helps You Find Groceries

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — For Hy-Vee shoppers, locating pie crust can now be as easy as saying “pie.” The Midwestern supermarket chain has launched a mobile app for customers, making shopping easier, faster and more social. The smartphone app offers a number of interactive features to help customers with meal [...]