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Larry Ellison speaks at Oracle's OpenWorld conference. Will he show up at Dreamforce?

Oracle awarded $50 million in trial against Rimini Street

Oracle has been awarded US$50 million damages in a lawsuit against Rimini Street, which provides software maintenance for Oracle customers. The award was less than the $245.9 million Oracle had been seeking, but more than the $10...

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Surface Book pre-orders sell out on Microsoft's site

Microsoft has sold out of pre-order units for its Surface Book laptop/tablet hybrid on its online store.

FBI, DoJ take out $10 Million “Bugat” banking botnet

The FBI and US Department of Justice today said they disrupted the activities and arrested the administrator of the botnet known as “Bugat,” “Cridex” or “Dridex,” which authorities said pilfered over $10 million.

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Cisco dedicates security project to 'pissing off the bad guys'

Following its disruption of a major distributor of Angler ransomware, Cisco is offering up free security consulting called Project Aspis for hosting providers that’s aimed at wiping out persistent attacks that abuse providers’...

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OS X El Capitan tips and tricks you need to know

Some tips on how to make Apple's new Mac OS X El Capitan work for you.

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October 2015 Patch Tuesday: Microsoft releases 3 critical and 3 important patches

Microsoft released only six security bulletins for October, three are rated critical for remote code execution vulnerabilities.

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After Dell-EMC deal, will VMware’s Pat Gelsinger need a new laptop?

Pat Gelsinger was seen using a Mac, while sitting right next to Michael Dell.

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Wayerz launches an impressive solution to complex, expensive international banking

We can forgive a company for choosing a dumb name when it's fixing a very real problem. Step up to the plate, Wayerz.


DARPA wants vanishing drones

The program aimed at developing these drones is called the Inbound, Controlled, Air-Releasable, Unrecoverable Systems or ICARUS. Engineers at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency envision the disappearing drones as ideal for...


How the cloud is changing IT culture

Attendees and officials at the AWS re:Invent show chat with Computerworld about how technologies and cloud development is changing the traditional IT culture at many companies.

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Windows 10 Insider dawdlers face blank screens Oct. 15

Windows 10 users who have not updated their Insider preview since early July have until Thursday to get the latest code or face a blank screen because the PC won't boot.

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Google adopts single sign-on for more desktop, mobile apps

Google Apps administrators now can use single sign on for a wider set of Web and mobile apps

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SANS: 20 critical security controls you need to add

Prioritizing security measures is the first step toward accomplishing them, and the SANS Institute has created a list of the top 20 critical security controls businesses should implement.

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Organic chips will let you roll up your PC

A cheap, blue dye might allow electricity to flow faster through some thin-film materials, thus allowing more flexible, organic electronics, and an alternative to silicon, researchers say.

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The BUNCH is back: Dell and EMC have potential to change the IT landscape

Dell's expensive acquisition of EMC recalls a time when tech companies joined together to take on competitors.

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Does Microsoft even want its Lumia smartphones to succeed?

Microsoft's new Lumia smartphones will only be available on AT&T, and T-Mobile CEO John Legere has spoken out about the perceived snub.

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Gartner guru “shocked” by corporate reaction to Windows 10

After the debacle that was Windows 8/8.1, no one was sure how enterprises would respond to Microsoft’s Windows 10.

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How will Dell justify its massive payout for EMC?

Dell shelled out $67 billion for EMC, making it the biggest technology acquisition of all time. What it does here will dictate whether it was worth it.

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