Elizabeth Heichler

Editorial Director

Elizabeth Heichler is vice president and editorial director of the IDG News Service, and is based in Boston.

U2 tours with all-flash array to rock latest video effects

Adidas CIO plays to win at digital marketing

Jan Brecht tells how a unified tech-marketing team scored a victory at the 2014 World Cup

Obama will unveil new cybersecurity initiatives this week

The initiatives are a preview of actions that will be featured in the State of the Union address on January 20

Microsoft's top legal gun decries privacy

Microsoft's top legal gun decries privacy "arms race"

Brad Smith is ready for arms-control talks as tech companies and law enforcement fight a running battle on privacy

Microsoft to lay off 18,000 in next year

Microsoft to lay off 18,000 in next year

The initial round will affect 12,500 jobs related to Nokia Devices and Services

Microsoft to lay off 18,000 in next year

Microsoft to lay off 18,000 in next year

The initial round will affect 12,500 jobs related to Nokia Devices and Services

China's Alibaba confirms plans for US IPO

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on Sunday announced its plans to make a public stock offering in the US, an event that could set a record for the US IPO of a Chinese company.

Apple sold 51 million iPhones last quarter, posted $57.6 billion in revenue

Apple set two records for itself in the first quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, selling 51 million iPhones and reporting revenue of US$57.6 billion, with a net profit of $13.1 billion.

US federal watchdog calls for end to NSA phone records program

In a report to be released Thursday, the U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties board says the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records is illegal and should stop, according to the New York Times and the Washington...

Malware delivered to thousands via ads on Yahoo.com

Malicious ads served through Yahoo's ad network delivered malware to thousands of site visitors, according to researchers at Fox-IT, but Yahoo subsequently blocked the attack.

Google makes timely buy of Swiss app maker

In a move likely designed to bring into its fold a team of Swiss Android developers, Google has apparently bought Bitspin, according to a post on the website of the maker of an Android alarm clock app.

Minecraft's Notch revealed in behind-the-scenes tale

The wildly popular game "Minecraft" is a lot like its creator, Markus "Notch" Persson: modest in style and origin and apparently still true to its roots despite phenomenal success. In their new book just published...

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