The Federal Trade Commission today said it has filed eight court cases to stop companies who have sent over 180 million illegal or deceptive text messages to all manner of mobile users in the past year.
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NASA is set to launch its Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) to explore the most intense areas of radiation around Earth.
Interest in exploring the Red Planet is at an all-time high -- from millionaire private space-goers to world-wide space programs and scientists
Identity theft has been the top consumer complaint to the Federal Trade Commission now for 13 years running.
A look at a couple other doomsday options and how people celebrated the last one.
With an eye toward emerging from bankruptcy in 2013 Kodak today said it sold its formidable patent portfolio for $525 million to a consortium that will ultimately license pieces of the collection to other companies such as Apple, Google and Facebook.
The Federal Trade Commission today said it orders to nine data brokerage companies to report how they collect and use data about consumers.
IBM today issued its seventh annual look at what Big Blue researchers think will be the five biggest technologies for the next five years. In past prediction packages known as "IBM 5 in 5" the company has had some success in predicting the future of password protection, telemedicine and nanotechnology.
From Google Android development to crazy iPhone stunts, it’s been a busy year
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How to get the FTC's attention: Illegally robocall consumers while spoofing the agency's consumer hotline number
Seems these folks just wanted the Federal Trade Commission to smack them down. The FTC today said it had a federal court shut down an illegal robocall operation that allegedly impersonated the agency in an attempt to trick consumers into turning over all manner of sensitive personal data.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center, a partnership with the FBI, today issued a warning about an uptick in a new version of Citadel malware that uses the IC3's good name to try and extort money from victims.
IBM issued a report today that found while most companies are accelerating their social media plans, many are struggling to figure out what it all means.
When you go to a Gartner conference one of he main things you'll notice is the sheer volume of data they can generate on just about any IT topic. Last week's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Fla., was no different. The conference, attended by some 9000 executives focused on the changes security challenges, mobile computing, big data and cloud will be bringing to IT in the near future.
With the tsunami of mobile devices infiltrating the enterprise, companies will adopt Mobile Device Management technologies in record numbers over the next five year.