SERVERS

  • Lenovo restarts talks to buy IBM server unit: Source January 21, 2014

    New York: China's Lenovo Group Ltd has resumed talks to buy International Business Machines Corp's (IBM) lowend server unit, a source familiar with the matter said a purchase that would bolster its efforts to diversify beyond a shrinking PC market. The two companies failed to reach a deal last year...
  • Google may use ARM technology for server processors December 14, 2013

    Bangalore: British chip designer ARM Holdings's shares rose as much as 5.7 per cent after Bloomberg reported on Thursday that Google Inc may use ARM's technology to design its own server processors. A deal would speed up ARM's push into the server market, where it has been a late entrant. ARM's chief...
  • Google serves users from 700 pc more locations than a year ago: Study October 27, 2013

    Washington: Google search has expanded its network, serving its users from 700 per cent more locations than a year ago, a new study, including an Indianorigin scientist, has found. Over the past 10 months, Google search has dramatically increased the number of sites around the world from which it serves client...
  • US govt had no 'direct access' to tech companies' servers: Reports June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Snubbing reports that the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI are "tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading US Internet companies" through a secret program known as PRISM, new reports have surfaced claiming the NSA never had direct access to the servers of the...
  • Apple, Google deny granting government 'direct access' to servers June 8, 2013

    San Francisco: Major tech companies including Apple Inc, Google and Facebook Inc said they do not provide any government agency with "direct access" to their servers, contradicting a Washington Post report that they have granted such access under a classified data collection program. The newspaper reported that the US National Security...
  • Intel, HP tout newest Itanium server technology November 10, 2012

    San Francisco: Intel and HewlettPackard Co unveiled new server technology based on the highend niche Itanium processors at the center of a recent dispute between HewlettPackard and Oracle Corp. The future of servers built with Itanium chips was thrown into doubt last year due to a bitter legal battle between longtime...
  • Microsoft releases Windows Server 2012 September 5, 2012

    Washington: Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday is releasing the first major update to its server operating system since 2009, a prelude to releasing Windows 8 to consumers in October. Microsoft says Windows Server 2012 adds features that make it easier to manage large clusters of servers in data centres remotely. The...
  • TN: PRP server room 'unearthed' in Madurai September 1, 2012

    Madurai: In what came as a breakthrough in the illegal mining cases against PRP Exports, an underground facility that housed a server room was unearthed on the company premises on Friday. Computer hard disks with a total memory of over 2,000 GB said to contain vital information pertaining to...
  • IIM Ahmedabad suspects data theft from its servers July 13, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) has filed a complaint with the police "apprehending" theft of data from its computer network and servers by unauthorised persons. "We have received an application from the vigilance officer of IIMA apprehending data theft from their computer networks and servers," Deputy Commissioner of...
  • Microsoft seizes servers in Zeus cyberfraud March 27, 2012

    Washington: Microsoft Corp claimed a victory in efforts to combat online banking fraud, saying it had confiscated several servers used to steal login names and passwords, disrupting some of the world's most sophisticated cybercrime rings. The software maker said on Monday that its cybercrime investigation group also took legal and technical...
  • BlackBerry finally sets up server in Mumbai February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: After much controversy, BlackBerry has finally set up its server in Mumbai following intense pressure from the government to provide a mechanism for lawful interception of its messenger services and Nokia has been asked to follow suit. During a highlevel meeting at the Union Home Ministry recently, officials...
  • McAfee software bug could turn PCs into spam servers January 19, 2012

    Boston: Antivirus software maker McAfee warned that a flaw in one of its products could make customers' PCs vulnerable to attacks in which hackers used their computers to distribute spam. The company, which is a unit of chipmaker Intel Corp, disclosed the flaw in a message to customers on its website...
  • Indonesia threatens to block BlackBerry services December 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The Indonesian Telecommunication Regulation Body BRTI is reportedly threatening to block BlackBerry data services in Indonesia. BRTI said that it may have to end the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service in Indonesia, as reported by the Indonesian newspaper The Jakarta Post. According to a BRTI member, "Because...
  • 'Facebook plans huge server farm in Sweden' October 27, 2011

    Stockholm: Facebook plans to build a large server farm in northern Sweden near the Arctic Circle, taking advantage of the chilly climate to keep its equipment cool, a Swedish newspaper reported on Wednesday. The Norrbottens Kuriren newspaper said the American social network will announce its plans Thursday in Lulea, site...
  • Web hosting firm says FBI took servers in raid June 23, 2011

    Boston: More than 120 websites have been down for over a day after the FBI removed servers from a webhosting company in Northern Virginia in an early morning raid on Tuesday, according to the company that runs that facility. FBI officials declined comment on the matter. The agency, which leads investigations...
  • Amazon failure takes down sites across Internet April 22, 2011

    New York: Major websites including Foursquare and Reddit crashed or suffered slowdowns Thursday after technical problems rattled Amazon.com's widely used Web servers, frustrating millions of people who couldn't access their favorite sites. Though better known for selling books, DVDs and other consumer goods, Amazon also rents out space on huge computer...
  • Facebook users 'like' the funny side of outage September 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Twitter was abuzz with wisecracks as frantic netizens took to venting on the microblogging site after Facebook went down for over two hours on early Friday (IST), its worst outage in four years. I shut down facebook. That'll teach The Social Network for trying to steal attention from...
  • Dell says its server parts infected with virus July 23, 2010

    Boston: Dell Inc is giving customers replacement parts for servers that were infected with a computer virus designed to steal private data. The company said it was not aware of any attacks as a result of the rare incident, and that it was replacing the tainted parts as quickly as possible. A...
  • HP overtakes IBM as top server maker May 26, 2010

    Boston: HewlettPackard Co overtook IBM as the world's top server maker by sales during the first quarter as customers held off on buying equipment from IBM before new product launches, a research firm said on Tuesday. HP sales of business servers climbed 15.9 percent from a year earlier to $ 3.4...
  • CAT 2009 schedule extended by one day December 4, 2009

    New Delhi: After the online Common Admission Test (CAT) collapsed in several places, creating confusion among thousands of Bschool aspirants, the CAT authorities on Friday extended the exam schedule by one day. "Prometric and the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) have extended the Common Admission Test 2009 till December 8. CAT...
  • CAT crash: Why can't Prometric fix the problem? December 2, 2009

    One in 5 students have not been able to take the Common Admission Test to IIMs.Tests were cancelled in 6 centres as glitches continued. The matter was also raised in Parliament, though HRD Minister Kapil Sibal washed his hands off the matter. Thousands of CAT aspirants have been left in the...
  • Talking point: Is the CAT losing its credibility? December 1, 2009

    The first ever online CAT exam is fast losing credibility. Many labs reportedly cancelled the test in Mumbai, Bangalore and the national capital region. The IIM committee says that majority of the students affected have been given new dates. The Convenor of the CAT committee, Satish Deodhar, joined CNNIBN on...
  • Online CAT exam disrupted as servers crash November 28, 2009

    A server crash at the prestigious and much awaited first computer based Common Admission Test (CAT) for the IIMs meant that more than a thousand students could not take the exams across centres. Students had difficulty logging in, seeing the questions papers. The CAT panel is saying its a technical...
  • Computer crash hits start of CAT exam November 28, 2009

    New Delhi: New Delhi: The hugely competitive common admission test (CAT) for admission into business schools went online for the first time on Saturday, but several students had a harrowing time as computers crashed in 11 centres across the country. The unexpected fault occurred soon after the CAT examination began in...
  • Google apologises, explains 'big deal' Gmail outage September 2, 2009

    Google said Tuesday's widespread Gmail outage occurred when the company took some servers offline to perform routine maintenance, causing its remaining routers to become overloaded with traffic. "We know how many people rely on Gmail for personal and professional communications, and we take it very seriously when there's a problem with...
  • Here's how you can bypass bans on websites February 25, 2008

    New Delhi: YouTube has been pulled off in Pakistan, and how! According to the BBC, Pakistan accidentally crashed YouTube's international servers on Sunday, so no one in the world could access it for over an hour. For most Pakistanis though, logging on is still not an option. However, for the more...