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Rackspace goes on offense against second patent troll in two weeks

arstechnica.com
Just one week after Rackspace announced it would take on a notorious patent-holding company, the company is at it again. Unwilling to pay a $75,000 demand to a patent troll called Rotatable Techologies, Rackspace is moving to invalidate its patent, No. 6,326,978, by initiating a process at the patent office...
Rackspace goes on offense against second patent troll in two weeks

Energy giant confirms breach of customer project files

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Telvent, a Canadian energy firm whose systems are used to control more than half of all oil and gas pipelines in North America and Latin America, confirmed a security breach involving some of its customers' project files....
Energy giant confirms breach of customer project files

‘A whole new level of environmental disaster’: BP’s containment dome unsuccessful, no ‘plan B’

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Concern grew Sunday that the US Gulf coast is facing a whole new level of environmental disaster after the best short-term fix for a massive oil spill ran into serious trouble.BP's giant containment box lay idle on the seabed as engineers furiously tried to figure out how to stop it...
‘A whole new level of environmental disaster’: BP’s containment dome unsuccessful, no ‘plan B’

The solar saga continues: Siemens flees solar market

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Solar startups aren’t the only ones getting burned in the solar power market these days. Siemens, which up until now has actively invested in solar startups, announced on Monday it will exit the solar biz and sell its solar power plant business. The decision reflects the poor outlook for the...
The solar saga continues: Siemens flees solar market
The Consumerization Of The Enterprise Is Over

Companies behaving badly? It's time to move on

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From mis-selling and big bonuses to supporting the arms trade, we talk to disenchanted people who sought out an alternativeBarely a month goes by without another tale of a major UK company mis-selling to customers, dodging taxes, or generally behaving badly. Among the most notable, Barclays was fined £290m last...
Companies behaving badly? It's time to move on

Thai Energy Giant Committed to East

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PTT Global Chemical CEO Anon Sirisaengtaksin explains why his company is bucking the trend and isn't rushing to invest in the U.S., where the surge of cheap shale gas has helped revive the chemical business....
Thai Energy Giant Committed to East

IT Services Consolidation: CGI To Buy Logica For $2.6B (And Crashes Logica’s Site In Process)

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Some enterprise IT consolidation afoot, and a sign of the business crunch that market has witnessed in the last year. CGI Corporation, an IT services firm based in Canada, has made an all-cash offer of $2.6 billion (£1.7 billion) to buy UK rival Logica, a deal that would create one more IT...
IT Services Consolidation: CGI To Buy Logica For $2.6B (And Crashes Logica’s Site In Process)

Daily ETF Roundup: VGK Bolstered By Debt Negotiations, UNG Continues To Sink

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Stocks endured yet another bumpy trading session as indexes oscillated between gains and losses for most of the day thanks to mixed economic developments. On the home front, Exxon Mobil posted strong quarterly earnings, although lackluster home prices data overshadowed the energy giant’s profits. The Nasdaq proved to be most...
Daily ETF Roundup: VGK Bolstered By Debt Negotiations, UNG Continues To Sink

Halliburton jumps ship from BlackBerry to iPhone

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RIM has taken one of its largest, more conspicuous blows as a leaked e-mail and subsequent confirmation have revealed on Monday that Halliburton is switching from the BlackBerry to the iPhone. After "significant research," according to an AppleInsider copy of the memo, the controversial energy giant has told staff that...
Halliburton jumps ship from BlackBerry to iPhone

Hack attack on energy giant highlights threat to critical infrastructure

arstechnica.com
A provider of software that helps large swaths of the energy industry remotely monitor and control sensitive equipment is investigating a sophisticated hacker attack that managed to penetrate its internal defenses, according to a published report. Malware signatures installed on the systems operated by Telvent Canada Ltd. strongly suggest the...
Hack attack on energy giant highlights threat to critical infrastructure
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