Ezoic is celebrating its launch after a year of closed beta activity in which 1,000+ small publishers signed up to have their website layout improved, resulting in an average ad revenue increase of 730%. The second annual BYOD & Mobile Security Study reveals that users bringing content with embedded security exploits or downloaded apps into their organization is a top BYOD security concern. Cyberattack detection innovator Vectra Networks was recognized as one of 2014’s hottest emerging tech vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. Cloud security leader Porticor's Virtual Private Data system has been named a 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner, honored for leveraging the latest tech trends and bringing innovation to market. Global product and application development and consulting firm SoftServe has moved its headquarters to Austin, Texas, debuting a state-of-the-art UI/UX Innovation Lab staffed with technology experts.
Wall Street Journal Hacked Again Hacked again. That’s the story at the Wall Street Journal this week as the newspaper reports that the computer systems housing some of its news graphics were breached. Customers not affected -- yet.
Dropbox for Business Beefs Up Security Dropbox is upping its game for business users. The cloud-based storage and sharing company has rolled out new security, search and other features to boost its appeal for businesses.
Enterprise Hardware Spotlight
Watson Gets His First Customer Service Gig Since appearing on Jeopardy, IBM's Watson supercomputer has been making a living using his super-intelligent knowledge base for business verticals. Now, Watson's been hired for his first customer service job.
Tablet Giants Apple and Samsung Feel the Heat When a company saturates its home market with a once-hot product, expect it to pump up efforts elsewhere. Apple, for its part, is now pushing iPads to big corporations and the enterprise market.
Microsoft Makes Design Central to Its Future Over the last four years, Microsoft has doubled the number of designers it employs, putting a priority on fashioning devices that work around people's lives -- and that are attractive and cool.