AT&T's Digital Life home automation and security platform has legs, both domestically and internationally.
AT&T and Spanish telecommunications Telefonica said on Monday that Telefonica would begin testing out the Digital Life smart life service in its own markets, licensing the platform from AT&T. The two companies made the announcement at a wirelessly connected home here, a day before the CTIA Super Mobility Week wireless trade show begins.
Security advisories for OpenSSL should not be used for competitive advantage, according to the development project behind the widely used cryptography component.
The warning comes from the OpenSSL Project, which has published for the first time guidelines for how it internally handles security problems, part of an ongoing effort to strengthen the project following the Heartbleed security scare in April.
Home Depot revealed Monday that a security breach of customer payment data did occur at its stores, confirming suspicions raised last week that millions of its customers could be at risk of fraud.
Following an announcement last Tuesday it was investigating "unusual activity" related to customer payment cards, the Atlanta-based home improvement retailer said any customer who used a credit or debit card in its US stores since April could be affected by the breach.
Box and AT&T plan to lock down cloud file-sharing with a service that places enterprise content behind an AT&T VPN.
The service, announced at the BoxWorks conference on Thursday and coming in the first half of next year, extends AT&T’s NetBond technology to Box. It will be able to work in conjunction with the carrier’s Toggle software, which separates business from personal content on mobile devices. Toggle with Box is scheduled to ship early next year.
After nearly six years, TwitPic is shutting down its service amidst pressure from Twitter's legal team. The service has worked in conjunction with Twitter for several years providing hosting services for images and videos.
According to a blog post by TwitPic creator Noah Everett, Twitter contacted his company a few weeks ago in regards to a trademark that was filed for his company that has been pending since 2009. The Twitter legal team demanded they abandon the trademark or risk losing access to the Twitter API.