Open government requires usefulness not just data, NYT hacked again and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Open government requires usefulness not just data – A whitepaper from SUNY-Albany “says there exists a growing interest at all levels of government to open up government data. However, says the study, agencies too often focus on expanding the amount of government data provided instead […]

Square processing over 10B in payments a year, Google Fiber is going live and more

Here are the top tech news and stories of the day. Square Now Processing $10B In Annual Payments; Added $2B Over Past Month (And That Doesn’t Include Starbucks) - Square is quickly becoming the revenue operator of choice to small businesses. Their simple pricing has small business abandoning direct relationships with credit card vendors (and taking […]

A Look into Internet Exchange Points, will ARM take over the Data Center and more

Here are the top tech news and stories of the day. Over at GigaOM, Stacy Higginbotham has taken a look at Internet Exchange Points and the economy of the internet (aka bandwidth) - Bandwidth is just like any other commodity, it can be traded, bought or sold, and at IXPs, it is. Countries such as The […]