Office 365 outstrips Salesforce, Box as top enterprise app

Office 365 outstrips Salesforce, Box as top enterprise app

Okta's latest survey of its customer app usage data shows Microsoft Office 365 way out in the lead, and Slack gaining fast but facing a possible glass ceiling

01/19/17

Facebook brings GPU-powered machine learning to Python

Facebook brings GPU-powered machine learning to Python

A port of the popular Torch library, PyTorch offers a comfortable coding option for Pythonistas

01/19/17

Oracle to Java devs: Stop signing JAR files with MD5

Oracle to Java devs: Stop signing JAR files with MD5

Starting in April, if a JAR file is signed with MD5, Oracle will treat it as unsigned

01/19/17

Skills gap could hold back blockchain, AI, IoT advancements in 2017

Skills gap could hold back blockchain, AI, IoT advancements in 2017

CompTIA finds that IT is poised for great growth in 2017, but with big skills gaps for emerging tech, and security still tough to get right

01/18/17

Intel's BigDL deep learning framework snubs GPUs for CPUs

Intel's BigDL deep learning framework snubs GPUs for CPUs

Why create a deep learning framework that doesn't use GPU acceleration by default? For Intel, it's part of a strategy to promote next-gen CPUs for machine learning

01/17/17

Google ventures into public key encryption

Google ventures into public key encryption

Google's Key Transparency project offers a model of a public lookup service for encryption keys

01/17/17

Nim language draws from best of Python, Rust, Go, and Lisp

Nim language draws from best of Python, Rust, Go, and Lisp

Nim compiles and runs fast, delivers tiny executables on several platforms, and borrows great ideas from numerous other languages

01/16/17

Google Cloud Platform finally offers key management service

Google Cloud Platform finally offers key management service

Google prides itself on its encryption efforts, but it lags behind Amazon and Microsoft in providing encryption tools for the cloud

01/16/17

Social network App.net to shut down, open-source its platform

Social network App.net to shut down, open-source its platform

The developer-centric alternative to Twitter and Facebook might give rise to something new—but it probably won't be a social network

01/13/17

Yahoo adds Screwdriver to devops toolbelt

Yahoo adds Screwdriver to devops toolbelt

Yahoo's internal continuous delivery system makes its open source debut, joining a crowded field

01/13/17

AT&T and Verizon squeeze 'unlimited' data users

AT&T and Verizon squeeze 'unlimited' data users

AT&T and Verizon would like nothing better than to push legacy unlimited data customers onto more expensive capped plans

01/13/17

New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

Still in the early stages, the Fission framework turns any Kubernetes cluster into a system for delivering lambda architecture or serverless applications

01/12/17

Apache Beam unifies batch and streaming for big data

Apache Beam unifies batch and streaming for big data

Beam offers a high-level API and programming paradigm for streaming and batch systems

01/11/17

Pay the ransom? You won't get your data back

Pay the ransom? You won't get your data back

Admins, act now to avoid ransomware and other forms of extortion -- you won't likely get your data back even when you pay

01/11/17

Bash on Windows is becoming Linux for Windows users

Bash on Windows is becoming Linux for Windows users

Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux is evolving into a credible alternative to running Linux inside Windows on VMs

01/10/17

Go tops Java, C, Python for programming language of the year

Go tops Java, C, Python for programming language of the year

The Google-grown language bests Dart and Perl, while Java, C, and Python slip

01/10/17

Rust rocks, but wide-scale use remains years away

Rust rocks, but wide-scale use remains years away

Though powerful and safe, Rust still can't overcome the typical inertia of software projects

01/10/17

Git Hound, Truffle Hog root out GitHub leaks

Git Hound, Truffle Hog root out GitHub leaks

The two open source tools check for cyptographic keys and other sensitive information in code saved on GitHub and offers warnings if secrets are at risk

01/10/17

New functional language for JVM builds on Haskell, Clojure, ML

New functional language for JVM builds on Haskell, Clojure, ML

Like Lisp, Lux runs on the Java Virtual Machine but promises more power and flexibility than its predecessors

01/09/17

MongoDB ransomware attacks sign criminals are going after servers, applications

MongoDB ransomware attacks sign criminals are going after servers, applications

Ransomware is lucrative, and attackers looking for new ways to extort enterprises are going after data stored on web and app servers, even SaaS apps

01/09/17

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