Making a case for virtual patching

The period during which businesses work to install security patches to protect IT systems from attack undeniably remains one of the most vulnerable timeframes for many companies -- but a recently-launched startup selling a virtual patching alternativ...

Skype users don't buy outage explanation

Ebay's explanation for last week's failure of its Skype communication service has left many users still wondering what caused the worst outage in Skype's five-year history.

Ballmer parries discussion of Yahoo buy

Try as he might, not even veteran U.S. television interviewer Charlie Rose could get Microsoft's Chairman and CEO Steve Ballmer to disclose whether the company continues to mull an acquisition of Yahoo.

UPDATE - SMB - Skype outage continues, business users affected

Almost 36 hours after a software problem caused widespread outages in eBay Inc.'s Skype service, engineers continue to work to fully restore this extremely popular Internet telephony and instant messaging service, while many business users deal with ...

EBay says Skype was not attacked

Skype has not been attacked, eBay Inc. said Friday, dispelling rumors that Russian hackers took down its popular online telephony service.

Software as service draws interest

Software as a service is forecast by Gartner to grow at 22.1 percent until 2011 for the aggregate enterprise application software markets -- more than double the 9 percent growth rate expected in the market as a whole.

Skype: It's alive! Alive!

Skype announced late Friday that all users could now again log on to the voice-over-IP service, marking the end of an outage that affected millions and lasted more than 48 hours.

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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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