Steve Jobs lives on... in a CAPTCHA

Steve Jobs lives on... in a CAPTCHA

On a week when Apple blew minds with its record $74.6 billion in quarterly revenue and revealed that it's making Samsung uncomfortable on its home turf of South Korea, the company even grabbed mindshare in an unlikely place: A CAPTCHA...

01/30/15

Sarah Silverman becoming go-to tech pitchwoman

Sarah Silverman becoming go-to tech pitchwoman

Comedian Sarah Silverman adds T-Mobile to tech pitch list with new Super Bowl XLIX commercial.

01/30/15

Tech conference in Middle of Nowhere attracts John McAfee, Atari founder & more

Tech conference in Middle of Nowhere attracts John McAfee, Atari founder & more

For a guy whose well-documented arrests and escapades in Central America in recent years alternately confused and fascinated tech industry watchers, John McAfee's headlining appearance at an upcoming conference in Alabama that gets...

01/29/15

Network Engineer cracks Best Jobs in America for 2015 list

Network Engineer cracks Best Jobs in America for 2015 list

If you're reading this blog post on Network World, there's a good chance you're in a hot job market. Glassdoor, the jobs and career marketplace that recently scored $70M in venture funding, has released its list of the 25 Best Jobs in...

01/29/15

Sorry Buddy: One Tech Company Super Bowl XLIX Commercial That Won't Air

Sorry Buddy: One Tech Company Super Bowl XLIX Commercial That Won't Air

In rounding up the techiest Super Bowl XLIX commercials for you yesterday I saw a mention that web site domain provider Go Daddy was going to rely on scantily clad women as well as animals to spread its message during the game. Little...

01/28/15

Hottest Enterprise Network & Computing Startups of 2015

Hottest Enterprise Network & Computing Startups of 2015

Coming off a huge year in venture capital investing, the bar has been set high for 2015. But network and computing startups, focused in areas such as the cloud, security and mobile, promise to reap big dollars from investors this year...

01/23/15

Marriott backs off push to block your Wi-Fi hotspot

Marriott backs off push to block your Wi-Fi hotspot

Marriott International has reversed course and announced that it will not block guests from using personal Wi-Fi hotspots on its properties.

01/15/15

Reuters: Samsung feeling out BlackBerry for acquisition

Reuters: Samsung feeling out BlackBerry for acquisition

Reuters reported on Wednesday afternoon that Samsung has reached out to BlackBerry about buying the smartphone maker for as much as $7.5 billion, mainly looking to get its hands on a trove of patents for security, conference calling...

01/14/15

Zombie Cookie: The Tracking Cookie That You Can’t Kill

Zombie Cookie: The Tracking Cookie That You Can’t Kill

An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn’s services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook.

01/14/15

Harrisburg University targets government data security

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and its Government Technology Institute (GTI) have launched a center focused on protecting government data and systems from intruders.

01/13/15

Can't wait for Apple iOS 9?

Can't wait for Apple iOS 9?

If the latest incremental version of Apple iOS 8 hitting the beta stage this week has you hankering for even more, check out one designer's vision for what iOS 9 could bring to iPhone and iPad users.

01/12/15

iPhone separation anxiety is really a thing, researchers say

iPhone separation anxiety is really a thing, researchers say

Some claim clutching your iPhone at all times can be a distraction, but new research shows that being without your precious smartphone can also make you lose focus.

01/12/15

2015 Top Tech News Stories

2015 Top Tech News Stories

A running list of the top tech news stories of 2015, with a special emphasis on those of interest to enterprise IT professionals

01/09/15

What's Next: 2015 Big Tech News Calendar

What's Next: 2015 Big Tech News Calendar

I'll attempt to keep this calendar updated on a rolling basis by listing events of interest to enterprise IT pros

01/08/15

Jobs site Glassdoor scores $70M in funding -- and is hiring

Jobs site Glassdoor scores $70M in funding -- and is hiring

Glassdoor, the Mill Valley, Calif., jobs and career marketplace, has added $70 million in funding to its coffers, perhaps yet another sign of optimism about the economy and hiring scene as 2015 kicks off.

01/06/15

T-Mobile's very @&$#&! holiday video greeting to AT&T, Verizon & Sprint

T-Mobile's very @&$#&! holiday video greeting to AT&T, Verizon & Sprint

T-Mobile CEO John Legere sticks it to his rivals and praises customers and employees in a very special holiday video greeting

12/23/14

7 Things Microsoft Killed in 2014, and 1 That Got Off the Hook

7 Things Microsoft Killed in 2014, and 1 That Got Off the Hook

Microsoft pulled the plug on familiar brands, executed an artsy old friend and brought one service back from the dead in 2014

12/22/14

Best iPhone 7 design concepts so far

Best iPhone 7 design concepts so far

Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale in September, and on their heels: iPhone 7 design concepts from artists around the world.

12/12/14

20+ Jaw-Dropping Black Friday 2014 Tech Deals

20+ Jaw-Dropping Black Friday 2014 Tech Deals

Word is that more retailers will relent to public pressure – I mean do the right thing for their employees – and close on Thanksgiving Day this year. But that won’t prevent them from going all out online, where much is automated and...

11/21/14

Florida: Land of the mobile technology store

Florida: Land of the mobile technology store

Skyhook Wireless releases shopping trends infographic in time for Black Friday. It shows that Florida has more mobile technology stores per capita than any other state.

11/20/14

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