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The channel is no stranger to the overhyped ‘next big thing’ and marketing departments delight in coming up with pithy catch-all labels for revolutionary technology. Now we have the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and the more expansive Internet of Everything (IoE) as the world’s largest networking vendor, Cisco has dubbed it.
Your nearest dine-in Pizza Hut--if there is one--probably looks like it's trapped in the 80s, but it might someday leap into the future with tabletop touch screens for ordering and entertainment.
The Australian video and computer games industry tipped over the $2 billion mark in 2013, with traditional hard-copy retail sales hitting $1.14bn and digital sales reaching an estimated $899 million, according to data from NPD Group Australia.
The massive data breach at Target last month may have resulted partly from the retailer's failure to properly segregate systems handling sensitive payment card data from the rest of its network.
Microsoft’s subscription-based online service, Office 365, will no longer be exclusive to Telstra’s T-Suite in Australia with the product set to launch into three additional channels on April 2.
For $US59, the new Shapify.me service will turn a Kinect-based body scan into a three-dimensional figurine – all within the confines of the consumer’s home.
The head of the organization in charge of maintaining security controls over credit card transactions insisted Monday that its standards remain solid despite the concerns raised by data breaches at Target and other companies.
A security company that worked with the U.S. Secret Service to investigate the data breach at Target identified the malware used in the attack as a sophisticated derivative of a previously known Trojan.
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That someone had to take the fall for the massive breach at Target is neither surprising nor unexpected. The only question is whether more heads will roll in the aftermath of one the biggest data compromises in retail history.
The recent data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have once again shown that compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is no guarantee against an intrusion.
Amazon's nascent plan to use unmanned drones to deliver packages to customers has already raised strong privacy concerns that could ultimately nip it in the bud.
Amazon's ambitious plan to use flying drones to deliver packages is far-fetched, but not just because of technology limitations or air traffic regulations. Amazon's fulfillment center network, as it stands now, is too limited to serve even a tiny fraction of the U.S. in the method described by CEO Jeff Bezos.
Genesco, a specialty retailer of footwear, sports apparel and related accessories has sued Visa USA for $13.3 million in fines that were assessed against the company after a credit card data breach in 2010.
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