Technology News Archive - October 31, 2008

Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions, announced that the company will exhibit at the ad:tech New York 2008 Conference & Exhibition. During the event Digital River will be represented by its e-marketing business units, BlueHornet Networks, Inc.

Ipswitch, Inc.'s Network Management division, the leading developer of network management software, today announced a special cash back promotion for its WhatsUp Gold network management software.

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Danish Medicines Agency today announced a DKK 144m (approx $24 million) contract for a business transformation project to automatically process licensing of new drugs, further strengthening The Danish Medicines Agency's position in European medicine cooperation.

Recently, slow computers and internet connections have been a concern when using an online backup solution to backup important company data, pictures and videos.

BixFix, Inc., a leader in high-performance enterprise systems and security management solutions, today announced it is the 11th fastest growing company in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program for Silicon Valley Software and Information Technology (IT) companies.

AtHoc Inc., the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency notification systems, today announced the company has been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program for Silicon Valley Software and Information Technology (IT) companies.


Several laptop-makers are recalling 100,000 Sony-made batteries due to fire hazards.


A new study in the RAND Journal of Economics examined how quickly households change their electricity use when prices rise and fall rapidly.


At a technology show on Friday in London, gadget makers showed off their creations in an attempt to win over consumers worried about soaring fuel bills, climate change and the financial crisis.


According to two sources familiar with the companies' discussions, Google Inc may decide to scrap its proposed partnership with Yahoo Inc rather than accept government-imposed antitrust restrictions on it.

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'