AT&T Snaps Up Assets, Talent From Carrier iQ, Phone Monitoring Startup Goes Offline

 Remember Carrier iQ? In the years before Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA, the name and its software became synonymous with creepy, unseen monitoring of everything that you do on a smartphone on behalf of carriers and phone makers — allegedly in… Continue Reading

Qihoo Goes Private For $9.3B, Joining Other Chinese Firms That Have Delisted From The U.S. Stock Market

 Qihoo, a Beijing-based developer of security software and Internet browsers, announced on Friday that it will go private in a deal worth $ 9.3 billion. As Reuters notes, this makes Qihoo the latest in a growing list of U.S.-listed Chinese… Continue Reading

Google Goes After Microsoft & IBM By Making Google Apps For Work Free While Customers Still Under Competitors Contract

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 In an effort to acquire more Google Apps for Workcustomers, Google just announced a new promotion that’s a hugeshot across Microsoft’s bow. The company says that it will give interested customers access to Google Apps for Work for free, while… Continue Reading