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Startup proposes fiber-based Glass Core as a bold rethink of data center networking

Fiber Mountain says it can deliver up to twice the capacity for half the price, in a compelling new software defined network approach.

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9 cool Java 9 proposals developers will love

Modularity, JSON, smart compilation -- Java's future offers compelling features to look forward to

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CBS Interactive CIO Says Shadow IT Is an Opportunity

By looking at the shadow IT that lines-of-business deploy and asking business leaders how it improves their business, IT organizations can gain a better understanding of what they can bring to the table to help the business succeed.

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White House sets 20% data center efficiency goal, but finds few takers

Without a carbon tax or anything that penalizes fossil fuel consumption, the federal government has little ability to influence how much energy a data center uses. But it's trying.

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Researchers hope to diagnose deadly Ebola virus with nanotech

Scientists have built a prototype of a device that can diagnose the deadly Ebola virus by shining light on viral nanoparticles on silicon.

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Windows 10 Technical Preview: The consumer goodies we expect to see next

The current preview is all about making businesses happy, but Microsoft hasn’t forgotten about the user on the street. Look for news about Cortana, Internet Explorer and more, probably at the Consumer Electronics Show.

Windows 8.1 backups can leave sensitive files exposed to Internet

Failing to properly set up Windows File History can make private data Google-able.

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U.S. may be falling behind in researching tech’s next big thing

Various agencies' budget requests raise the question: What is the right amount of government spending for the Internet of Things?

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Cisco bulks up branch routers for cloud

ISRs support hybrid WAN access and new Cisco ONE software licensing

Conservative group says 2.4 million opposed to net neutrality rules

American Commitment's petition doesn't include the words, 'net neutrality,' however

Intel developer kit focuses on IoT market

Intel's XDK IoT Edition SDK also makes management of power-constrained IoT devices easier

ARM builds an OS for the Internet of Things

ARM's mbed OS will be free for use on ARM chips when it's released next year

Microsoft weaves around Office bloat complaints with Sway authoring tool

The new app, now in preview mode, meant to be simple yet powerful, and built from the ground up for mobile devices and cloud computing

Expert: Basic hacks can compromise industrial control systems

Industrial control systems for dams, power plants, chemical plants and the like can be hacked with simple phishing attacks followed up by using tools that are easily available through Metasploit, security pros were told at a...

McAfee’s most dangerous cyber celebrities of 2014

Musicians dominate the 2014 list of celebs you might not want to search on for fear of malware

Don't laugh: Jimmy Kimmel Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014

McAfee issues its annual list of the most dangerous people to search for online -- as in, you might get a virus if you do.

FBI opens malware tool to public as part of radical crowdsourcing plan

Public Malware Investigator portal nears launch

10 creepy mobile apps that make spying easier

This week, the U.S. Justice Department indicted the CEO of StealthGenie on charges that the company's apps violate federal laws against invading others' privacy, an arrest the government has called the first of its kind....

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