Matt Weinberger

Matt Weinberger

Reporter

Matt Weinberger is a reporter for Computerworld who also writes for Network World and InfoWorld. He reports on trends in app development, mobile apps, Big Data/analytics, emerging tech firms, the new IT stack and Silicon Valley culture.

Urban Engines: Using data to power a better commute

The world of containers doesn't end with Docker

The world of containers doesn't end with Docker

Docker, the open-source app containerization startup has built up quite a bit of momentum in the past six months, but it's still not entirely ready for enterprise. (Insider, registration required.)

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's the rebirth of satellite Internet

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's the rebirth of satellite Internet

SpaceX, Facebook, Virgin Galactic and Google have all announced major initiatives that would help connect the world -- especially developing nations -- to the Internet. But the next thing in worldwide connectivity isn't going to be in...

Linus Torvalds diversity gaffe brings out the best (and worst) of the open source world

Comments by Linus Torvalds have prompted a new debate on the role of meritocracy, diversity and inclusiveness in the open-source community.

Microsoft touts $7-per-user monthly pricing for Windows subscription packages

Microsoft touts $7-per-user monthly pricing for Windows subscription packages

Microsoft has released details on the first-ever per-user Microsoft Windows subscription.

Restraining orders by telepresence -- and why the law needs to catch up with tech

Restraining orders by telepresence -- and why the law needs to catch up with tech

Although St. Joseph's hospital in New Jersey offers temporary restraining orders by telepresence, the law is still playing catch-up to the technology.

WebRTC close to tipping point as Cisco, Microsoft announce products

Announcements by Cisco and Microsoft this week may signal that the WebRTC project Google released in 2011 for web-based communications apps might be ready for prime time

Contain yourself: The layman's guide to Docker

Contain yourself: The layman's guide to Docker

As Docker grows in popularity, a question burns: What is it, and why do you need to care about containers?

Microsoft: 'Nobody loves developers more than us'

Microsoft: 'Nobody loves developers more than us'

At this week's TopCoder Open, Microsoft Developer Evangelist Matt Thompson made his pitch for the newer, gentler, more open Microsoft to the startups and independent developers in attendance.

Box updates storage app with iOS 8 widget and more

Box updates storage app with iOS 8 widget and more

Box upgraded its storage app on Apple iOS and the web with new features to make it easier for users to access their cloud stuff.

Airbnb, Uber and problems with the digital-sharing economy

Airbnb, Uber and problems with the digital-sharing economy

HomeAway's lawsuit against Airbnb and the Uber subprime auto loan controversy highlight an uncomfortable fact of the emerging digital-sharing economy: They're still just businesses.

The Charge of the Troll Brigade: What to know about #GamerGate

The Charge of the Troll Brigade: What to know about #GamerGate

As #GamerGate reaches a fever pitch, you should probably know what this online movement is -- and what it isn't.

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