Technology Sector

Discarded hard drives are teeming with confidential data

Hard DriveWashington, Nov 6 : Computer hard drives— that have been disposed of or sold into the second-hand market by corporations, organizations, and individuals—still carry sensitive data that may pose a big security threat.

That’s what an ongoing research has suggested which claims that a huge amount of private data is usually left on redundant computer hard disks.

According to the authors, such data represents a significant level of risk for commercial sabotage, identity theft, and even political compromise, and suggest that better education is essential to reduce the risk of harm.

LG Electronics aims to sell 1 million monitors during current fiscal

LG Electronics aims to sell 1 million monitors during current fiscalLG Electronics, a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, is looking at selling one million monitors during this fiscal. 
The company is targeting to sell one million monitors (both CRT and LCD) in 2008-09, of which 6.5 lakh are in the LCD space and 3.5 lakh will be CRT monitors.

LG Electronics, a major player in the global flat panel display, has recently entered into the B2B space for corporate and enterprise customers to increase sales. 

Yahoo, Google scale back scope of their ad deal

Google & YahooIn a last-ditch effort to win US antitrust approval, Yahoo Inc and Google Inc have drastically scaled back the scope of their search advertising deal, calls for Google to place ads next to some Web search results on Yahoo, lifting Yahoo's revenue.

The companies had said in June that the search ad deal was expected to boost Yahoo's cash flow by up to $450 million in the first year.

Razorfish acquires Spain-based Wysiwyg

Razorfish acquires Spain-based WysiwygMicrosoft-owned digital marketing firm Razorfish has informed that it has acquired Wysiwyg, one of Spain's largest digital advertising agencies.

The purchase of Wysiwyg (which stands for "what you see is what you get") is part of Razorfish's larger goal to generate a third of its sales outside the U. S. by the end of 2009. The Madrid-based Wysiwyg offers digital services across a range of platforms, including video and mobile.

New Digital Products Launched by Canon India

New Digital Products Launched by Canon IndiaMany companies offers decent discounts and new products to cash on the festive season. After Sony, now it's Canon who has launched many new Digital products in the market .The products are better versions of existing models as well as new products from digital cameras,camcoders,printers,copiers and all-in-ones besides quite a few software applications. 

The company, for the first time, has launched cable ID printers and card printers and is very confident of their performance.

Yahoo determined to cut 10% of its Work Force

Jerry Yang Yahoo Cuts Work Force Amid Recession