|MS, Facebook Tell of Security Requests
Thousands of law enforcement and U.S. national security requests were received by Microsoft and Facebook in the second half of 2012. The requests represent a tiny fraction of their user bases, however.
|New Facebook Servers All Home Grown
Facebook has opened its new data center in Lulea, Sweden. The data center is a first in two ways: the first in Europe and the first to be equipped with all Facebook-designed, Open Compute servers.
|Study: Gap in Cloud Perception, Reality
Small- and medium-size businesses have been wary of cloud services because of security, privacy and reliability issues. But a new Microsoft report has found that perceptions of clouds contrast with experiences.
|Coalition To Thwart Phone Thefts
Prosecutors in San Francisco and New York are announcing a nationwide initiative and coalition of police, prosecutors and other officials in an attempt to thwart a surge in smartphone thefts.