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Twitter Gets Fresh Injection Of Funding

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams confirmed the microblogging service closed a funding round from Insight Venture Partners, T. Rowe Price, Institutional Venture Partners, Spark Capital and Benchmark Capital

Are Clouds Compliant?

Never mind security and cost. There's one question around cloud computing that could be a show-stopper, says Peter Judge. Do cloud services comply with regulations, and can you safely use them?

Amazon Profits From Early Cloud Start

Other vendors have arrived on the scene, but Amazon is reaping the benefits of pioneering the concept of cloud computing resources, says vice president Adam Selipsky

US DOJ Approves Oracle-Sun Deal

Java licensing apparently was the reason federal due diligence in the Oracle acquisition of Sun Microsystems ran longer than anticipated

Tech Sector Hopes To Emerge From Recession First

A survey of 130 top-level software and hardware technology executives say their industry will lead the country out of the current economy, with eight out of 10 executives expecting business conditions in the technology sector to improv ...

Recession Forces IT Budgets Down By 4 Percent

In a survey of enterprise and SMB IT officials in North America and Europe, Forrester Research analysts find that companies are planning to reduce their IT operating and capital budgets by 1 to 4 percent as they manage their way throug ...

US Bank Allows Cheques To Be Uploaded By iPhone

USAA, a private bank and insurer in the US, is updating its Apple iPhone app so account holders can simply photograph both sides of a cheques and then deposit it straight to an account.