Tech Round-up: 6/25/12-6/29/12

By Gotham
Posted in Virtualization
On June 29, 2012

  • ZDNet: Google Drive upgrades, including offline editing and better collaboration, make it more appealing for business: http://zd.net/MFEJ94
  • TechCrunch: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: improved framerate, revamped mobile search, Google Now, and more: http://tcrn.ch/MCymTY
  • InfoWorld: Hackers use domain-name generation techniques to extend life of Web-based attacks, Symantec researchers say: http://bit.ly/OCqaWF
  • ZDNet: Rackspace poll shows that 91 percent of “IT decision-makers” see cloud computing as a positive thing: http://zd.net/Mr8NE5
  • CRN: Malware based on Zeus and SpyEye targets business and high-end bank accounts: http://bit.ly/N1NG81
  • CNNMoney: Google's got an Android problem; IDC predicts Android's smartphone market to peak at 62% this year: http://cnnmon.ie/MS66Mo
  • InfoWorld: Study of 300 enterprise networks finds that 75% of network devices carry at least one known security vulnerability: http://bit.ly/MUVado
  • PCMagazine: Symantec reports a surge in Milicenso Trojan attacks, which cause infected systems to print nonsense: http://bit.ly/NrTKYQ
  • Ars Technica: Mechanical hard drive prices still higher than 2011's pre-flood levels, but SSD prices have dropped 46%: http://bit.ly/MjAErM