You’ve probably never heard of OnePlus, but the Chinese handset manufacturer is making a big (pre-emptive) specs-plus-price splash with its soon-to-launch flagship device, OnePlus One. Social media is a great marketing tool but as the New York Police Department learned Tuesday, things can quickly backfire if an organization has a large number of critics. Concurrent and Hortonworks are teaming up to streamline enterprise application development of data-centric applications. The strategic partnership was announced this week. BMC is on a roll, raising $750 million to pay dividends, launching a new workload change management solution, and joining with Microsoft to ease cloud management and take aim at VMware. In partnership with media holding company The Chernin Group, AT&T will invest $500 million in Internet video services, competing with the likes of Netflix and traditional cable TV providers.
Top Cyberthreats Exposed by Verizon Report Beyond Heartbleed, there are cyberthreats vying to take down enterprise networks, corrupt smartphones, and wreak havoc on businesses. Verizon is exposing these threats in a new report.
Where Do Web Sites Stand, Post-Heartbleed? A security firm says the vast majority of Web sites have patched themselves to protect against the Heartbleed bug, but now there are questions raised on the reliability of open-source programs.