News

Apple computers vulnerable to 'Thunderstrike 2' firmware worm

The improved attack highlights ongoing concerns over the security of a computer's low-level code

Acer's new Windows 10 laptops arrive with Chromebook-like prices

The 11-inch Aspire One Cloudbook model will launch in August in North America


business thumbsup ts

IBM promotes Spark, Docker, Node, and Go goodies

A spate of projects from IBM's DeveloperWorks Open portal covers everything from improving Spark performance to Docker network management

OneDrive finally lets you sync shared folders

Microsoft's cloud storage service now lets users automatically sync items in folders shared with others

IBM applies some engineering rigor to the Internet of things

The company says the practice of product line engineering will help IoT manufacturers maintain their portfolios

Scam definition

Windows 10 upgrade scams are only warming up

Ransomware and phishing scams tied to current events have been staples of criminal hackers for years, and the Windows 10 upgrade scam is the latest version

Nokia reaches deal to sell mapping business to automakers

Nokia will get $2.7 billion as net proceeds from the deal of its Here service

DNS server attacks begin using BIND software flaw

Analysts had predicted attackers would quickly figure out how to take advantage of the flaw

windows 10 mobile phone home screen

Doubts cloud Microsoft's universal Windows apps plan

Analyst doubts viability of the plan unless Microsoft makes a big push on Windows phones

battle war fight

Windows 10 ignites new browser war with Mozilla

Microsoft’s new OS constricts browser choice, Mozilla CEO argues, as Firefox market share keeps dropping

cool road sign

Free edition of Visual Studio: Cool enough for non-Microsoft devs

With licensing restrictions that favor individual users and open source developers, the free-to-use edition of Visual Studio

windows 10 hidden narwhal ninjacat

The 10 best hidden features of Windows 10

Windows 10 isn't all Cortana and the Start menu, you know. Follow the ninjacat to find the best stuff under the hood

android developer

Android Studio focuses on C++ editing

Version 1.3 of the IDE also gets memory and testing improvements

windows 10 upgrade notification

Windows 10 upgrades roll out -- here's how to get yours

14 million devices have already made the leap, but there are some school-of-hard-knocks tricks to upgrading safely

Money haul

The Internet of things is not paying the rent

Purportedly, the market opportunity for the Internet of things is gargantuan -- but development in the space clearly isn't paying off yet

windows 10 hands on start menu

Business as usual for enterprise migrations to Windows 10

Windows 10 may be a radical change from its predecessors, maybe even the last version of the OS, but for enterprises planning to migrate to the new operating system, it will be the same old, same old, analysts said.

magician hat wand trick

Office Mobile won't work on your tablet PC without this trick

If you try to use a corporate or education Office 365 subscription on a personal tablet, Microsoft will lead you astray

windows 10 start menu

How to uninstall programs and apps in Windows 10

You can still use the Control Panel, but there are also options to uninstall from the Start menu and the Settings app

Critical BIND denial-of-service flaw could disrupt large portions of the Internet

The flaw could be exploited remotely to crash DNS servers by sending them a single packet

Open-source startup hopes to change the way businesses visualize data

SlamData open-source project helps businesses visualize semi-structured NoSQL data

Load More