Legal Experts Debate U.S. Retailers’ Risks of Signing Bangladesh Accord
The plan to assure safety factories in Bangladesh, forged after a deadly fire, could put American retailers who use the factories at risk for litigation, some specialists say.
Blue Coat Buys Intel-Backed Solera Networks To Beef Up In Big Data, Encrypted Data Security
Web security provider Blue Coat Systems -- itself acquired in a $1.3 billion deal by Thoma Bravo at the end of December 2011 -- is making an acquisition today: it's buying Solera Networks, a specialist in big data security, for an undisclosed sum (although we have reached out to the company to ask). The deal is expected to close in the next thirty days.
Insight: Housing improvement may herald return of U.S. workforce mobility
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - When David Pendery, a corporate public relations specialist, decided to move his family from Colorado to Illinois this year for work, his biggest worry was whether he would be able to sell his home quickly.
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Video News Specialist Wochit Raises $4.75 Million From Redpoint, Cedar Fund, And Greycroft
Video is becoming an increasingly important part of news coverage online. But it's also expensive and time-consuming to produce, and many publishers don't have the resources to create them on their own. A startup called Wochit is changing the economics around video production for breaking news, and has raised $4.75 million to make their technology available to more publishers.
Apple Deluged By Police Demands To Decrypt iPhones
New submitter ukemike points out an article at CNET reporting on a how there's a "waiting list" for Apple to decypt iPhones seized by various law enforcement agencies. This suggests two important issues: first, that Apple is apparently both capable of and willing to help with these requests, and second, that there are too many of them for the company to process as they come in. From the article: "Court documents show that federal agents were so stymied by the encrypted iPhone 4S of a Kentucky man accused of distributing crack cocaine that they turned to Apple for decryption help last year. An agent at the ATF, the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, 'contacted Apple to obtain assistance in unlocking the device,' U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell wrote in a recent opinion. But, she wrote, the ATF was 'placed on a waiting list by the company.' A search warrant affidavit prepared by ATF agent Rob Maynard says that, for nearly three months last summer, he "attempted ...