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Add a Copyright Watermark Pattern to an Image

If you are planning to put an image on the web or sending your hard earned work  through an email, it is best to have these images copyrighted to prevent someone from stealing your work. Adding a watermark ensures that you are serious about making sure that your work is yours alone and nobody will […]

China Continues to Block Drobox

After a period of accessibility, Dropbox cloud storage is again blocked in China. The cloud storage service becomes available in February for the first time since 2010.


Dropbox appears to have been unavailable from IPs inside China sometime on Wednesday as authorities apply their strictest method of blocking. Blocking Dropbox may prevent Chinese netizens from accessing […]

Azure to Offer Cloud-Based Machine Learning

Microsoft has announced Microsoft Azure Machine Learning. This service is a fully-managed cloud service that is designed to cater to the emerging field of machine learning which uses data to predict, forecast, and change future outcomes.

The Azure Machine Learning public preview will be released in July. However, select few partners already have an early preview […]

Dropbox Acquires MobileSpan

Dropbox has acquired a network access startup MobileSpan for an undisclosed amount. MobileSpan will continue to function until the end of the calendar year when all four employees will join the technology they developed for Dropbox for Business.

MobileSpan brings BYOD access through an enterprise firewall. This approach is commonly referred to as Uncloud. By installing […]

Weebly Opens Customer Operations Headquarters in Scottsdale

Website builder, Weebly is expanding to Arizona opening an office headquarters in Scottsdale. This will serve as its North American customer operations and headquarters.

According to the report, the company signed a five-year lease on a 25,000-square-foot location at the Galleria Corporate Center in Old Town Scottsdale. The company plans to hire more than 250 people […]

Japanese Researcher Discovers a 16-Year-Old OpenSSL Bug

Another OpenSSL vulnerability has been detected on Thursday that allows malicious intermediate nodes to intercept encrypted data and decrypt it. This bug is believed to have existed since the first release of OpenSSL.

According to Japanese researcher Masashi Kikuchi or Lepidum, the vulnerability is in OpenSSL’s ChangeCipherSpec processing. It forces SSL clients to use weak keys […]

Unitrends Acquire Yuruware

Unitrends, a data protection and disaster recovery company has purchased the cloud data protection provider, Yuruware from NICTA to an undisclosed amount. This acquisition positions Unitrends to extend its hyper-scale backup and disaster recovery offerings to Openstack, AWS, Microsoft Azure, and other third-party public clouds.


Unitrend’s business is all about IT protection and data recovery accross […]

Acquia Raises $50 Million to Invest in Marketing, Channel

Drupal hosting platform, Acquia announced on Tuesday that they have completed a $50 million funding round. According to Acquia, this latest financing bring the total investment in the company of $11.6 million. The latest round was led by the new investor, New Enterprise Associates. This also include new Investor Split Rock Partners, and existing investors […]

UK Police Continues to Crack Down Pirated Content Suspends Torrentz.eu Domain

The domain name belonging to the largest torrent search engine – Torrentz.eu has been suspended following the request by the UK police. According to the report, Torrentz.eu was suspended as a part of a larger crackdown of infringing sites. Torrentz.eu told TorerentFreak that they have plans to lift the suspension or move the domain name […]

Hortonworks Acquire XA Secure

Hortonworks announced on Thursday that they have acquired XA Secure. Hortonworks has plans to open source Hadoop security layer. This acquisition moves Hortonworks towards the delivery of comprehensive security of Hadoop.


According to the announcement, the adoption by enterprise and developments in Hadoop have changed management and security needs. Apache Hadoop YARN allows for multiple workloads […]