A Dubai court validated the divorce of a husband who sent his wife her marching orders by text message on his mobile phone, the Khaleej Times has reported. Now this is some hilarious stuff. "Nokia, making it easier to end your marriage". LOL!
A software-industry trade group says that disgruntled or former employees make the best
informants in the hunt for companies that are using unlicensed software.
Over the weekend, the Business Software Alliance kicked off a campaign centered on what it calls a
"software truce" during July for businesses in several U.S. cities, including New York, Atlanta,
Portland, Ore., Kansas City, Mo., and Oklahoma City. With the truce, the BSA said it will refrain from
A British man has been found guilty of hacking into the United Arab Emirates' state internet system and fined $2,700 (£1,900). Lee Ashurst, 22, from Oldham, Greater Manchester, was found not guilty of the related charge of opening other people's e-mail, but he still faces a separate civil case.
InfoSecurityMag features this article on the demise of The Salinas Group (SG). It is a story with an all-too-familiar plot: high-tech firm jumps into red-hot market space, grows too fast, fails to secure venture capital, and collapses under its own weight when sales fall short of projections.
Time Magazine lead article for July 2nd has the author of the article stating that " My colleague Joel Stein let drop a while back that he was working on a book proposal. I found it a bit frustrating that he wouldn't tell me the topic. Joel had been traveling a lot lately too--to Iceland to interview Bjork; to Hollywood for the Oscars--but he was stingy with details. Where was he going? Whom was he hanging with, and how much money was he spending? I've also wondered what kind of websites he surfs. And, O.K., I wouldn't mind reading his e-mail.