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Symantec identifies sophisticated, stealthy Regin malware

The sophisticated back-door-type Trojan was likely developed by a nation state, researcher say


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Four ways Linux is headed for no-downtime kernel patching

These technologies are competing to provide the best way to patch the Linux kernel without reboots or downtime

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What developers can do to extend smartphone battery life

Smarter app design combined with energy-usage monitors can keep apps from hogging battery life

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IBM spins up a new bare-metal private PaaS

Bluemix Dedicated offers an isolated, single-tenant version of IBM's Bluemix SaaS, but only a subset of services

Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as Wi-Fi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of Apple's OS is designed to fix

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The 10 mightiest supercomputers on the planet

China retains top spot for fourth consecutive Top500 list, and the most energy-efficient machine is operated by the U.S. government

FCC chairman gives no timeline for Net neutrality decision

The agency needs to make sure any rules it passes will stand up to a lawsuit, Wheeler says

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Office for Android gets a handy update, but not the one we're waiting for

A small update to Office's Android app adds Dropbox integration and share links for documents

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Microsoft adds Dropbox into Office Mobile for Android

Microsoft today updated the Office app for Android smartphones, adding support for Dropbox and further integration with the company's own OneDrive cloud storage service.

Molecular flash memory could store massive data

Researchers focus on metal-oxide molecule clusters that can retain electrical charge and act as RAM

As Moore's Law approaches 50, Intel battling to keep up

Intel is facing more challenges in chip technology to keep up with Moore's Law, which manifested in the 14-nanometer process

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In a cloud outage, no one can hear you scream

The most recent Azure outage shows Microsoft still needs to improve its responsiveness to customers

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5 top-paying IT jobs for every stage of your tech career

Whether you're entry level, mid-level or C-level, we identify the highest-paying IT roles in each of those three categories

Facebook's alternative PHP engine attracts Web service providers

HHVM is being used by the Box storage service and by one of the largest hosts for enterprise-ready WordPress

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Nginx claims more top websites at Apache's and Microsoft's expense

Of the top million Web sites, the speedy new Nginx server is gaining greater marketshare, but Microsoft IIS is making surprising gains of its own, too

IBM offers devops services to speed up enterprises' app development

Big Blue experts can help CIOs implement this new approach to rapid creation and release of software

Citadel malware now targets password management applications

A new Citadel configuration steals the master keys for two password managers and a secure authentication program

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Mozilla fishes for Google alternative, reels in Yahoo

The new agreement between Mozilla and Yahoo gives Mozilla a fresh revenue stream and a new way to advance its pro-open-web agenda

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Microsoft redoes SChannel patch, releases MS14-068/KB 3011780, KB 3000850

Three unexpected patches barreled out of the Automatic Update/WSUS chute, including a massive Windows 8.1 patch rollup

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