The latest breaking technology news for IT professionals on a variety of subjects including mobile, applications, careers, operating systems, security, data center, virtualization, web 2.0, outsourcing and networking.
Tue, May 21, 2013 - The inane chatter and the number of adults on Facebook is putting some teens off
Tue, May 21, 2013 - Mobile users won't get shifted to a carrier's Wi-Fi if it's not the strongest network, Ericsson says
Tue, May 21, 2013 - The company last made the annual BrandZ ranking in 2009
Tue, May 21, 2013 - VMware's new vCloud Hybrid Service offers virtual networking as a way to cut cloud deployment costs
Tue, May 21, 2013 - The company pays every tax dollar it owes, Tim Cook tells senators during a hearing
Tue, May 21, 2013 - Attackers could exploit the flaws to compromise game clients and servers, researchers from ReVuln said
Tue, May 21, 2013 - The IBM Watson Engagement Advisor can scan a big data repository and return an answer within seconds
Tue, May 21, 2013 - The project can only be better supported if donations increase, according to WikiLeaks' donations handler
Tue, May 21, 2013 - Sprint is now offering $3.40 per share to buy out the half of Clearwire it doesn't already own
Tue, May 21, 2013 - Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the White House's digital government strategy, a new study from the Mobile Work Exchange takes stock of how agencies are pressing ahead with mobility plans.
Tue, May 21, 2013 - But growing mobile data use and enterprise mobility give hope for the future
Tue, May 21, 2013 - The anonymized data will help enterprises craft marketing campaigns and better target consumers
Tue, May 21, 2013 - Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program should offer savings in cost, time and resources when moving to the cloud
Tue, May 21, 2013 - Bit9 has teamed with FireEye and Palo Alto Networks, which each have sandboxing technologies, in order to share information related to zero-day attack code.
Tue, May 21, 2013 - The European Union may be trying to protect its telecom equipment industry with its recent threat to investigate China over networking equipment imports. But the move could end up hurting the chances of Western vendors intent on supplying technology to China's upcoming 4G services launch, according to analysts.
Tue, May 21, 2013 - Bitcoin exchanges are not required to register with the country's anti-money laundering regulator
Tue, May 21, 2013 - The company's network platform can now match video delivery to a variety of devices and prevalent network conditions
Mon, May 20, 2013 - As the IT infrastructure manager at Digital Intelligence Systems LLC (DISYS), an IT solutions company, I recently initiated the build-out of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to support our large mobile workforce, and learned some important lessons along the way that may help smooth the way for your VDI rollout.
Mon, May 20, 2013 - Companies in search of workers with the most sought-after IT skills may be better off investing in training programs for current workers than hiring new employees, according to IDC.
Mon, May 20, 2013 - Dell has dramatically shifted its cloud computing strategy, canceling plans it once had to launch a public cloud service based on the OpenStack open source platform, and discontinuing a VMware-based public cloud it already has on the market.
Mon, May 20, 2013 - Microsoft Flight is the current incarnation of a long and illustrious franchise of games, dating back to 1977. Unlike SimCity, you can start playing Microsoft Flight for free: Simply download the game and embark on a series of missions planned to both teach you the basics of flight, and hook you into buying later missions and additional aircraft. Microsoft Flight is the last of its kind: Microsoft permanently stopped work on the game in July 2012, just a few short months after releasing it.
Mon, May 20, 2013 - Few phenomena have been so widely discussed yet remain so puzzling as the world of Bitcoins. Businesses galore are now asking themselves whether Bitcoin is something they need to take seriously, even though most have absolutely no idea what it is.
Mon, May 20, 2013 - Yahoo doesn't want to ruin the community Tumblr has created, but it needs Tumblr to make money to justify its $1.1 billion price tag.
Mon, May 20, 2013 - The Red Cross is using apps to help warn people about potential weather calamities. One of its more popular efforts is its new Tornado app.