The Byte - AOL patents, Sony job cuts, malware attacks, Toshiba video hardware

09.04.2012

AOL agreed to sell over 800 of its patents and related patent applications to Microsoft. Sony will cut ten-thousand jobs globally this year as part of a new restructuring plan. Researchers discovered new Web-based malware attacks. Toshiba has developed hardware that encodes and sends video streams without using CPU or memory.