and privacy dominated headlines this month, starting with Sony
Corp.'s announcement that it had to cut its online entertainment service
after a huge hack affecting over 24 million online gaming accounts.
Speaking later in the month at a Toronto conference, Trend Micro Inc. CTO Raimund Genes commented on the recent Amazon outage and hack of Sony's Playstation Network, saying cloud applications have to have "a Rambo architecture ... able to succeed, no matter what, even all on its own."
Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont., began accepting applications for its $35,000 Executive Masters in Technology Management
program to begin in September, with core curricula focused on strategic and technology roadmapping, building innovative organizational capacities and fostering organizational renewal.
Intel said a new interconnect technology
, based on silicon photonics and five times as fast as its existing Thunderbolt technology, could be ready by 2015. And networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. restructured its operations
, streamlining its sales and engineering operations to focus on five key areas: routing, switching and services; collaboration; data centre virtualization; video; and business process architecture.