Stories by Nancy Gohring

Heartland, MasterCard settle over data breach

Heartland Payment Systems has made a third settlement deal, this time with MasterCard, related to a massive data breach two years ago at the card payments processor.

Written by Nancy Gohring20 May 10 07:37

Microsoft chases 'click laundering'

Microsoft said it has uncovered a new kind of click fraud, filing two lawsuits against people it says are using the scam.

Written by Nancy Gohring20 May 10 05:27

Cloud service users face confusing legal landscape

Cloud computing has great benefits for businesses but legal uncertainties threaten to hamper adoption, said a group of lawyers speaking during a seminar in Seattle this week.

Written by Nancy Gohring19 May 10 04:56

Sprint nixes Google's Nexus One phone

Sprint said on Monday that it no longer plans to support Google's Nexus One phone, making it increasingly uncertain that Google can achieve its vision for phone sales in the U.S.

Written by Nancy Gohring11 May 10 05:45

Samsung releases Bada SDK

Time will tell if Samsung can attract developers to its own smartphone operating system now that it has released the beta of its Bada software development kit.

Written by Nancy Gohring10 May 10 05:34

Financial sites struggle after market crash

The stock market crash on Thursday afternoon took financial Web sites down with it, as people hurried online to make trades and check their investments.

Written by Nancy Gohring07 May 10 10:02

Court denies Microsoft appeal in i4i case

An appeals court has refused to rehear the case that ultimately forced Microsoft to remove a feature from Office 2007, leaving the U.S. Supreme Court as the software maker's most likely next step.

Written by Nancy Gohring02 April 10 10:35

RIM buys mobile software developer Viigo

Research In Motion has purchased Viigo, a developer of software that delivers syndicated content to mobile phones, according to a brief note on Viigo's Web site.

Written by Nancy Gohring27 March 10 11:04

Samsung Galaxy S will have 4-inch screen

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday introduced the Samsung Galaxy S, an Android phone with a 4-inch screen, and hinted at new content offerings.

Written by Nancy Gohring24 March 10 06:18