WhatsApp leaves IBM’s SoftLayer cloud for Facebook data center: What it really means

WhatsApp leaves IBM’s SoftLayer cloud for Facebook data center: What it really means

Facebook’s decision to move WhatsApp off IBM’s SoftLayer cloud to its own data center shows it still makes sense to run some giant workloads on-premise.

06/13/17

White boxes crushing the traditional server market

White boxes crushing the traditional server market

IDC says big-name server vendors, including HPE, Cisco and IBM, are struggling as no-name white-box vendors—and the cloud—take up the slack.

06/12/17

AT&T’s purchase of Vyatta Software bolsters its virtualization push

AT&T’s purchase of Vyatta Software bolsters its virtualization push

AT&T will acquire Vyatta Software from Brocade. Here’s why it matters to AT&T’s virtualization efforts.

06/05/17

Massive British Airways IT outage shows hacking isn’t the only enterprise risk

Massive British Airways IT outage shows hacking isn’t the only enterprise risk

Sure, cyberattacks are on the rise, but last weekend’s British Airways IT outage demonstrates that enterprises have lots more to worry about.

05/30/17

5 things I like about my new MacBook Pro—and 5 things I don’t

5 things I like about my new MacBook Pro—and 5 things I don’t

Going from a MacBook Air to a MacBook Pro has some pros and cons. Fredric Paul gives you a heads-up on what to expect.

05/23/17

Cloud computing is winning EVERYTHING

Cloud computing is winning EVERYTHING

It’s not enough that cloud technology is taking the tech world by storm, Cloud Computing also won the Preakness!

05/22/17

Why WannaCry won’t change anything

Why WannaCry won’t change anything

Despite the damage and uproar over the massive WannaCry ransomware attack, it’ll take a lot more before the world take security seriously.

05/16/17

Amazon’s new Echo Show is a really big deal

Amazon’s new Echo Show is a really big deal

Adding video to the Amazon Echo makes the Alexa voice assistant much more powerful.

05/10/17

Apple now has more cash than the U.K. and Canada, combined!

Apple now has more cash than the U.K. and Canada, combined!

Apple has $250 billion in cash, cash equivalents, and short- and long-term securities—more cash than many countries. What will it do with all that cash?

05/02/17

Apparently, Wikipedia is a threat to public order and national security

Apparently, Wikipedia is a threat to public order and national security

Turkey has blocked Wikipedia, saying the website is a threat to public order and national security because it has content the Turkish government considers fabricated.

05/01/17

Cloud computing has another killer quarter

Cloud computing has another killer quarter

Big cloud earnings—and profits—from Amazon, Google, and Microsoft extend cloud momentum and make billions for Jeff Bezos.

04/28/17

Windows laptops running on ARM chips is a terrible idea

Windows laptops running on ARM chips is a terrible idea

Qualcomm says Windows 10 machines running ARM-based Snapdragon chips will arrive later this year—but that’s not a good thing.

04/24/17

Star Trek medical tricorder closer to becoming reality

Star Trek medical tricorder closer to becoming reality

Qualcomm awarded its Tricorder XPrize for a non-invasive medical device that diagnoses 13 medical conditions, while Apple works on a device to monitor glucose levels.

04/18/17

Cybercrime—from inside an Ohio prison

Cybercrime—from inside an Ohio prison

Ohio prison inmates turned e-waste into working PCs and connected them to the prison network—then went on a cybercrime spree.

04/17/17

Is it crazy to be afraid of password managers?

Is it crazy to be afraid of password managers?

Password managers help users have strong, unique passwords for all their web services. But what happens when the password manager gets hacked?

04/05/17

Why the White House Office of American Innovation can’t replace the U.S. Digital Service

Why the White House Office of American Innovation can’t replace the U.S. Digital Service

The White House’s Office of American Innovation, to be led by Jared Kushner, intends to fix government using ideas from business. But it may have a fatal flaw.

04/03/17

Amazon’s successful drone delivery test doesn’t really prove anything

Amazon’s successful drone delivery test doesn’t really prove anything

Last week, Amazon successfully tested a drone delivery in the U.S. for the first time. But drones still won’t be delivering stuff to your house any time soon.

03/29/17

The real reason shadow IT is so widespread

The real reason shadow IT is so widespread

A Spiceworks survey addresses the roles of business and IT decision makers in tech purchases, but it doesn’t address users and the rise of shadow IT.

03/27/17

Is this the world’s first combination head shop/computer store?

Is this the world’s first combination head shop/computer store?

Ashbury Tech, located in the famed Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, combines two classic eras in San Francisco’s unique history: hippies and tech.

03/21/17

Possibly the worst mass invasion of internet privacy ever

Possibly the worst mass invasion of internet privacy ever

In what might be the worst mass invasion of internet privacy, police got a warrant for a particular Google search from an entire Minnesota town.

03/20/17

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