News archive for the ‘Software news’ Category

SAP buying Sybase for $5.8B as it battles Oracle

Friday, May 14th, 2010

SAP America, Inc., has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Sybase, Inc., in a transaction that will bring the two information technology (IT) leaders together to enable companies to become better-run “unwired enterprises.”

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Global technology suppliers face a looming Chinese deadline to reveal the inner workings of computer encryption and other security products

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Suppliers must comply with the rules that take effect Saturday or risk being shut out of the billions of dollars in purchases that the Chinese government makes of smart cards, secure routers, anti-spam software and other security products.

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RSA 1024-bits Key Encryption Cracked!

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Scientist from the University of Michigan reports to have found a weakness in the key encryption system used for almost all authentication process.

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