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Symantec's Brian Dye Claims Antivirus Is A 'Dead' Technology
2014-05-07 07:35:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The antivirus concept that was developed by Symantec more than 25 years ago as a way to protect systems from hackers is now a “dead” technology, according to the Brian Dye, Symantec’s senior vice president for information security. Dye told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that the business of protecting computers from hackers is doomed to failure and that the focus should now be on finding ways to minimize the damage...

2014-05-06 12:26:39

ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales Leadership Expert Lisa Earle McLeod, who created the popular business concept "Noble Purpose," has been circling the globe advising major corporations on how to create an employee culture that is passionately engaged in improving their customers' lives. "This cutting edge concept reframes the way we think about sales and business," said McLeod, whose bestselling book, "Selling with Noble Purpose" is on the desks of many C-Suite Executives, including...

AT&T May Move To Acquire DirecTV
2014-05-01 11:46:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday the Wall Street Journal reported that according to people familiar with the matter AT&T has approached DirecTV about a possible acquisition of the satellite pay TV service. This latest shake-up in the television industry could result in a pay TV giant on par with Comcast Corp. when it completes its now pending acquisition of Time Warner Cable. AT&T’s landline-based TV business now currently has around 5.7 million...

Comcast Looks To Smooth Regulatory Concerns Over TWC Merger By Dropping Nearly Four Million Subscribers
2014-04-28 12:44:30

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday the largest cable TV provider in the United States agreed to cut the cord on some 4 million subscribers as a way to help smooth regulatory concerns as it looks to complete its acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The Wall Street Journal reported that Comcast Corp. had reached a deal that would net Charter Communications with 3.9 million subscribers, including about 1.4 million existing Time Warner Cable customers in a deal worth...

2014-04-25 16:21:27

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

Gaming For Exclusives - Mobile Gaming Wars Heat Up Against Google And Apple
2014-04-22 06:45:40

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Apple founder Steve Jobs' resume included a stint at video game pioneer Atari he reportedly wasn't exactly fond of games - so much so that game industry insiders actually shied away from developing games for the Apple Mac OS. My, how the times have changed. Gaming is where Apple could face their next showdown with tech titan Google. The two mobile OS creators are reportedly wooing game developers for exclusive titles, the Wall...

Stage Set For Supreme Court Showdown Between Aereo, Broadcasters
2014-04-16 14:04:24

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the battle between over the top (OTT) content provider Aereo and the four major broadcasters -- ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC -- heads to the Supreme Court of the United States, both sides are preparing back-up plans. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that CBS has hinted that it has a “Plan B” under consideration. This would include not only lobbying Congress for a legislative solution to potentially shifting to cable...

titan aerospace
2014-04-15 04:43:39

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Not so fast Facebook. Google just bought Titan Aerospace, a company that makes drones, which Facebook entered into contract to acquire in early March for $60 million. Titan Aerospace has become the target of Silicon Valley giants for its development of a solar-powered drone that can fly for several years without ever touching down. Google did not disclose details of the purchase, the Wall Street Journal reports. It did say that Titan...

Amazon Smartphone Announcement Coming Summer 2014
2014-04-13 05:03:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Following years of rumors and speculation, it appears as though Amazon.com will finally announce their entry into the smartphone market this summer, sources familiar with the company’s plans have told the Wall Street Journal on Friday. According to WSJ reporters Greg Bensinger and Evelyn M. Rusli, the online retail giant has been demonstrating prototype versions of the device to developers in Seattle and San Francisco over the...

2014-03-27 12:26:06

"Powerhouse" smartphone battery case chargers are recognized for value, performance and safety CAMARILLO, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent review of smartphone battery cases that recharge mobile devices on the go, the LENMAR Meridian iPhone 5 and LENMAR Halo S4 battery cases were named "top choice" in a review by The Wall Street Journal. In the report published on March 12, the LENMAR external battery cases were among 11 cases reviewed using identical iPhone 5S and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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