News

intel broadwell 14nm wafer
strong successful businessman. 158990717

IBM to pump $4 billion into cloud, mobile, and analytics

By 2018 IBM expects to reap a combined $40 billion in annual revenue from its investments

Ericsson seeks to block sales of Apple products in US, stepping up patent dispute

In a barrage of nine lawsuits, Ericsson alleges Apple's iPhone and iPad infringe a total of 41 of its patents

Restrictions on H-1B visas called 'protectionist'

Sen. Orrin Hatch wants to raise the H-1B cap from 65,000 to 195,000 and eliminate the cap on people who earn advanced STEM degrees

Apple supplier expects robots to take over most factory work

Foxconn expects 70 percent of assembly line work will be done by robots and automation in three years

Google shares code to help server software digest HTTP/2

The open sourced software, called gRPC, is an updated standard for transmitting Web pages and apps over the Internet

Republican bill would overturn FCC municipal broadband decision

The new legislation would prevent the agency from moving forward with its decision to preempt state laws restricting city broadband

merge road sign route path street

Reconciliation between Node.js and io.js could be near

A proposal from io.js advocate Mikeal Rogers suggests a path to get the code and governance reunified

rancher cowboy hay bundles work

RancherOS strips Docker and Linux to the essentials

A new superminimal Linux in the vein of CoreOS, RancherOS uses Docker to run everything outside of the kernel itself

FCC votes to overturn state laws limiting municipal broadband

The opposing Republican commissioners say the agency's action will likely be overturned by U.S. courts

options sign arrows possibilities

Docker's new orchestration tools: Any container to any cloud

Docker Machine, Swarm, and Compose make containerized workloads easier to pack, deploy, and manage across local environments and remote clouds

Python snake

A developer's guide to the pros and cons of Python

Devotees talk about what's good (ease of use, IoT potential) and not so good (design issues, performance) about the language

Salesforce's Desk.com steps up its global focus

Targeting small businesses, the customer-support app now speaks more than 50 languages

Samsung faces complaint to FTC over Smart TV 'surveillance'

The Electronic Privacy Information Center has requested the investigation

HP preps IoT wares to tame energy beasts, like runaway air conditioners

The company aims to build huge IoT systems with carriers, targeting power companies first

110314 microsoft band

Microsoft stakes claim on smartwatches with Band SDK

Competing with Apple and Google, Microsoft hopes developers can create apps that give the Band platform an edge

Android mobile security

Android for Work brings container security to Google Play apps

IT can secure any Play Store apps for Lollipop users, but earlier Android versions require special app versions

red felt curtain 000007487438

Hadoop HBase 1.0 debuts amid stiff NoSQL competition

The database's 1.0 version clears away legacy API clutter and improves documentation as it takes on Cassandra and MongoDB

Flaw in popular Web analytics plug-in exposes WordPress sites to hacking

Attackers can easily crack cryptographic keys used by the WP-Slimstat plug-in and use them to read information from a site's database

Load More