Anonymous, the group of online activists and hackers (opens in new tab), has struck once more against a government regime. This morning we heard news that the collective had hit the UK's home office website with a distributed denial-of-service attack that downed it for a time over the weekend - and more of these DDoS hits are to follow, Anonymous promises.
10gen and Red Hat have just announced a partnership (opens in new tab) whereby the two are putting their heads together to develop reference designs for deploying MongoDB across Red Hat offerings, including the Red Hat Enterprise Linux enterprise OS, Red Hat's Platform-as-a-Service OpenShift, and Red Hat JBoss Middleware Solutions.
British American Tobacco (BAT) has just inked a seven year deal with T-Systems (opens in new tab), Deutsche Telekom's IT subsidiary, to the tune of £132 million. The contract is to provide cloud-based SAP business software, the system which BAT uses on a global basis to support its large portfolio of products which includes the likes of Dunhill, Lucky Strike and Rothmans.
Pinterest has quickly gone from strength to strength (opens in new tab). The social photo-sharing website benefited from a redesign and streamlining last month, and it now appears to be moving up a gear in terms of popularity. According to data recently released by Experian Marketing Services, Pinterest is now the third most visited social website in the US.
An intriguing picture has surfaced the web (opens in new tab), claiming a release date for Samsung's future flagship: the Galaxy S III. The image hints towards an event that will take place in London, UK, on May 22nd, and also towards an unseen design. The poster was leaked from unknown sources and it's not certain yet if it's true or fabricated, but it hints at a Galaxy S3 launch on May 22nd.