So it turns out that a significant amount of mobile app designers are using clever trickery to scam advertisers out of millions of dollars a year. Forensiq, a security company that monitors advertising fraud, released a report today that estimates that advertisers could stand to lose up to $857 million to fraud this year alone. More important than that, however, is that users are being harmed too.
IBM has announced a new tranche of open source products designed to fuel cloud developer innovation.
The first is developerWorks Open which, apart from playing havoc with our spellchecker, is a collaborative platform designed to give developers access to high-potential open source projects and resources.
In a couple of days, Cisco will be getting a new CEO for the first time in 20 years when Chuck Robbins officially takes the reins. It will also be ending its 2015 fiscal year.
Employees are biting their nails for news about whether the new boss will continue an old habit: Cisco’s annual layoffs.
The company has shed big chunks of its workforce for the past four years in a row, at the end of its fiscal year. And then it sometimes added headcount back again by making a huge acquisition.
BlackBerry on Thursday showcased a suite of security products that safeguard everything from medical devices to Hollywood movie scripts, though its CEO acknowledged that his effort to transform the company remains a work in progress.
The Waterloo, Ontario-based company, whose smartphone market share has dwindled, is attempting to morph into a more software-focused entity.
It’s the rare tech worker that manages a decade in any one job these days – employee loyalty is just so 1980s. But when you started your career in that fabled age, some of the cultural values might have rubbed off on you. Apparently that’s the case for an Amiga 2000 that’s been on the job since the late ’80s, keeping the heat and AC running at Grand Rapids Public Schools (YouTube video link.)