Headlines for Financial/Acquisition
A Single DDoS Attack Can Cost A Company More Than $400,000
According to the results of a study conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, a DDoS attack on a company’s online resources might cause considerable losses – with average figures ranging from $52,000 to $444,000 depending on the size of the company.
CIBC Ranked Top Canadian Bank for Online Banking Functionality

Lenovo Simplifies IT Infrastructure Deployments With EMC VSPEX
Streamlined Architecture Provides Enhanced Private Cloud and VDI solutions
EBay to cut jobs, sell enterprise unit ahead of PayPal split

IBM Reports 2014 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results

Bringing Twitter to more people around the world
We’re very pleased to announce we’ve reached an agreement to acquire ZipDial (@zipdial, a product partner based in Bangalore, India
Facebook report says it adds more than $200 billion to global economy

Google in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard: TechCrunch

CloudMask partners with Bellstone Consultancy Group to offer data protection in the UK

Hitachi ID Systems and Hitachi Data Systems Form Strategic Partnership
Collaboration to Deliver Greater Enterprise Security, Flexibility and Choice for Organizations Around the Globe
Infosys sticks to growth targets, sends shares up 7 percent

OpenText Acquires Informative Graphics Corporation
IGC Brings Secure Mobile Access and Advanced Document Viewing, Mark-Up and Collaboration to OpenText’s EIM Suites
Kodak and Bullitt Group Partner For New Range of Mobile Devices; Débuts at CES

Avigilon Acquires ObjectVideo Entire Patent Portfolio and Licensing Program
Avigilon acquires strategic intellectual property and continues to build video analytics patent portfolio
Report: eBay Mulling Thousands of Layoffs
Ebay reportedly is considering laying off thousands of employees as it prepares to shed its huge online payments division, PayPal.
Accenture and Microsoft launch new hybrid cloud platform to accelerate enterprise-wide adoption

Adobe shares soar after Fotolia buy, Creative Cloud jump

Datto Acquires Backupify to Create First Total Data Protection Platform
Combined company, technologies will protect data everywhere for nearly two million business customers and 8,000 partners, with excess of 100 petabytes of cloud data worldwide
Adobe to buy stock photo co, posts revenue above Street

Cisco and IBM Speed Data Center Transformation with New Integrated Infrastructure Solution Delivered by Business Partners