CloudMax is a turnkey, rack-level cloud solution for deploying private cloud infrastructure. It recently won AMAX an Intel Server Innovation Award for Best Data Center Product. Financial firms and banks have been replacing paper-based confirmation processes with cloud-based systems to help increase speed and decrease fraud, with Confirmation.com leading the way. Working with major financial institutions around the world, Zumigo develops technology to secure payment transactions and help prevent fraud. The company just raised $6 million to finance further growth. Wells Fargo has chosen Zumigo for its Startup Accelerator program to further Zumigo’s technology which could help protect Wells Fargo customers from fraud by authenticating owners of mobile devices. Enterprise software developer Magic Software has unveiled the next version of its multi-channel application development platform, Magic xpa 2.5, along with a new Mobile Accelerator Framework.
Are Government Spies Tipping Off Tor? Less than a month ago, tech news headlines heralded a Tor Project breach. Now, some are saying that government spies are sharing information with Tor to help it prevent future breaches.
PlayStation Network Back Online After Attack Sony’s PlayStation and Entertainment Network are back online after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack crashed the systems on Sunday. But Sony says no personal info was accessed.
Verizon Hops on the Voice-Over-LTE Bandwagon Wireless provider Verizon is gearing up for a nationwide launch of its Voice-over-LTE service over the next several weeks, promising clearer and crisper phone calls and a Skype-like video service.