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Ubuntu Creator Warns Businesses to Be Wary of Cloud Lock-in

Cloud infrastructure was always meant to be based on open standards, and organisations that choose to buy capacity from public clouds that only support one...

Android, Windows Phone Creep Up on iOS

Android could replace iOS in terms of importance to developers within the next 12 months, according to Ovum's second annual developer survey.

Avoidable Attacks Cause Most Data Breaches

Nearly all data breaches worldwide -- causing billions of dollars in losses -- are caused by preventable SQL injection attacks, security experts warn.

Chinese Cybercriminals Said to Attack US DoD Smart Cards With Sykipot Malware

As with previous Sykipot strains, the attackers use an e-mail campaign to get specific targets to click on a link and deposit the Sykipot malware onto their machines.

Extreme Networks Prepares to Ship 'World's Fastest Ethernet Switch'

The BlackDiamond X8 takes up one-third of a data centre rack and has a switching capacity of over 20Tbps, or 1.28Tbps per slot.

RIM May Drop Two More BlackBerrys

Reports say Research in Motion won't introduce the "Colt" and "Milan" devices in 2012, although work continues on one codenamed "London."

Sophos Updates Mobile Device Management Platform

Latest version of Sophos Mobile Control includes reporting dashboard for compliance enforcement.

35 Million Phones Sold in 2011 Can Make Mobile Payments

Support or Near Field Communications reached a new peak this year, say analysts who expect demand for mobile payment capabilities to spike.

Microsoft and HP Team up on Public and Private Cloud Services

HP and Microsoft have announced a new four-year partnership to deliver public, private and hybrid cloud solutions built around Microsoft Office 365 and its on-premise equivalents.

Cloud Increases Licensing Complexity, Warns SAP User Group

The move to cloud computing is creating headaches for SAP users, who are struggling to get their heads around the complex licensing structure that a hybrid environment entails.