FTC Files Lawsuit Against AT&T For Allegedly Throttling Data Speeds
Thursday, October 30th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) –  The Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against AT&T for throttling Internet speeds for customers in unlimited data plans. On Tuesday the agency stated that the mobile giant had greatly reduced data speeds for almost...

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Russian Government Suspected Of Hacking The White House’s Computer Systems
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The White House’s computer network systems were victim to a hacking breach thought to be the work of the Russian government, said a White House official on Tuesday. According to the Washington Post, the White House’s...

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Google Announces Partnership with PwC
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Google has partnered with PricewaterhouseCoopers in order to “bring new and innovative services to companies around the world.” “For our clients, acquiring the knowledge most important to their operations, securing that information and using it optimally...


Microsoft Launches Azure Cloud Services In Australia
Monday, October 27th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft has launched its cloud service, Azure, in Australia through a data center in Melbourne and anther in Sydney, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. In a recent interview, Microsoft executive vice president of cloud and enterprise...

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Chinese Government Reportedly Hacking Chinese User’s iCloud Accounts
Friday, October 24th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Chinese Apple user’s iCloud accounts are reportedly being hacked from none other than their own government. Non-profit organization Great Fire claimed that Chinese authorities were using a man-in-the-middle attack to gain usernames and passwords, as well...


Amazon To Open Second AWS Data Center In Europe
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Amazon is bringing its cloud services, Amazon Web Services, to Germany, resulting in its second location in Europe. The data center will be located in Frankfurt, due to the location being “one of the largest internet...

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FTC Appoints Ashkan Soltani As New Chief Technologist
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The Federal Trade Commission has appointed Internet privacy expert Ashkan Soltani as the new chief technologist, a move that suggests that the agency is focusing on customer’s online privacy. Soltani has worked for many different organizations...

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Google Leads $542 Million Funding For Startup Magic Leap
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Magic Leap, developer of “novel human computing interfaces and software,” has raised $542 million in funding from various firms led by Google. According to the Wall Street Journal, the startup is working on its own eyeglass...

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IBM Pays $1.5 Billion To Get Rid Of Its Chip Division
Monday, October 20th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – IBM announced on Monday that it will pay chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take its costly chip division off their hands. The deal states that IBM will pay the $1.5 billion in cash over the...


Thousands of Customers File Refund Claims For AT&T’s Cramming Practices
Friday, October 17th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – AT&T announced earlier this month that they would pay $80 million in refunds to customers to settle claims that it had used cramming practices to charge customers for services such as dating tips, ringtones, and horoscopes....