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RoboVM beckons Java 8 programmers to iOS

The workaround technology lets developers use lambdas and defaults and provides full access to the hardware and the native iOS APIs

SAP offering customers 'simpler' way to buy its Hana in-memory platform

The company wants to increase uptake of its Hana platform

Ex-Microsofter Muglia melds SQL analytics, data warehouse as a service

Snowflake's new data warehouse is designed from the ground up for the cloud and is aimed at analytics users who need high elasticity

Complaints mount about Yosemite crippling Wi-Fi

There has been a steady stream of reports from users whose Wi-Fi connections were affected after installing the latest version of Mac OS X

Data warehouse-as-a-service startup Snowflake comes out of stealth

Snowflake wants to do for the data warehouse what Salesforce did for CRM

One week after patch, Flash vulnerability already exploited in large-scale attacks

The Fiesta exploit kit bundles an exploit for the CVE-2014-0569 vulnerability in Flash Player, researchers found

Microsoft officially lays Nokia name to rest, embraces 'Lumia' for Windows Phones

In-house Windows phones will be branded 'Microsoft Lumia' from now on

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Nadella's 2014 comp package tops $84M

But if Microsoft's shares outperform the S&P 500, CEO could receive as much as $355M in stock awards by 2021

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Mac revenue tops iPad as Apple sells record 5.5M computers

Mac revenue outpaces iPad's by 25 percent; 'Obvious cannibalization' of the iPad, says CEO Tim Cook

Apple's Yosemite OS shares Spotlight search terms by default

Mac OS X has always respected user privacy by default, and Yosemite should too, says an engineer who's studied the new OS

First products from Apple-IBM deal to come next month

The initial offerings will target banking, government, retail, and three other sectors

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Microsoft, Dell team up for all-in-one stack-and-rack system

What do you get with Microsoft and Dell's hybrid cloud hardware setup? Microsoft's Azure experience and a turnkey hybrid cloud

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16 tips for thriving as an IT contractor

Companies continue to supplement their full-time technical ranks with temporary contractors. Here’s how to make it work.

Three ways IBM can shine after shedding its CPUs

With its processor division on the way out, IBM turns to software and services to stay profitable and relevant, but there's no magic wand for Big Blue

Ask Watson or Siri: Artificial intelligence is as elusive as ever

Salesforce.com's expert on AI assesses the state of machine smarts at O'Reilly Strata + Hadoop World

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IBM re-creates itself with focus on research, software, and advanced systems

With the sale of its semiconductor business, IBM emphasized several important things about its business, research, and jobs direction

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Tor-based anonymizing router gets pulled from Kickstarter for rules violations

Kickstarter alleges that the Anonabox project's creator misled contributors, thus breaking the crowdfunding service's rules

GlobalFoundries to take over IBM's semiconductor unit in $1.3 billion deal

The chip maker is getting factories, patents, employees -- and a $1.3 billion payment from IBM

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