News@10: GameStop Buys Kongregate, HP's 'Butterfly' Data Centres & Enterprise Security

According to a new study, businesses are under constant threat from malware coming via social networking platforms. The study is part of the Cisco 2010 Midyear Security Report.

Intel has unveiled its prototype optical communication laser transmitter and receiver, designed to transfer data at speeds of 50 Gbps. The company said that the breakthrough will allow them to produce silicon-based optical links to be used in computers to ramp up the speed to up to 8 Tbps within the next 5 years.

Game retailer GameStop has announced the acquisition of popular Flash-based online gaming portal Kongregate, for an unspecified amount. Kongregate is a popular online gaming platform that offers interactive Flash-based games to its users

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled a new range of cheaper, more eco-friendly data centres. HP's Flexible Data Centre offering will let clients develop a highly flexible data centre that could be expanded without the need of extra resources, shifting from the traditional data centre architecture.

Microsoft has added sophisticated virtualisation features in its new Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. The software is in public beta at the moment and is due for release during the first half of next year.