AWS Holds Customers' Attention With New Enterprise Cloud Services Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:45:58 -0700
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Amazon Web Services continues to add new data services to help smooth the way for its enterprise customers to move their mission critical databases to the cloud. Google Internet of Things Platform Gains Android O Support Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:09:15 -0700
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The latest preview version of Android Things also gives developers a look at the new support for technologies such as the OpenGL graphics library and WebView for displaying web content. Court Ruling Favors Western Digital in Memory Chip Tiff With Toshiba Tue, 15 Aug 2017 03:00:51 -0700
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The joint venture partners continue to battle in court as Toshiba pushes to unilaterally invest in a memory fabrication facility separately from its partnership with Western Digital. Facebook Watch Video Service to Challenge YouTube, Netflix Tue, 15 Aug 2017 02:53:38 -0700
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DAILY VIDEO: Facebook launches social Network assault on TV with Watch; Google launches new website to help explain its GDPR controls; Oracle churns out a flock of new cloud applications; and there's more. Organizations Willing to Try Out Longer Passwords, Study Finds Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:33:00 -0700
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A study from security awareness vendor KnowBe4 surveyed IT professionals' views on new NIST guidance that advocates the use of longer passwords. Salesforce Provides New Personalization Tools for Community Cloud Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:16:06 -0700
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The latest enhancements to Salesforce Community Cloud include new user interface design tools designed to let companies of any size create customized online communities faster. AWS Summit Focuses on Latest Cloud Innovations, Major Customer Wins Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:48:29 -0700
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The Public Cloud giant announces new services and new customers as Amazon Web Services continues to expand. Why It Makes Sense for Small Retailers to Embrace the Amazon Platform Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:45:26 -0700
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A survey of more than 250 retail executives indicates many believe it makes sense to work with the Amazon e-commerce platform—especially smaller retailers. But many are reluctant to do just that. WannaCry Security Researcher Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Malware Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:28:00 -0700
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Marcus Hutchins denies charges that he created the Kronos banking trojan, entering a plea of not guilty, in a Wisconsin federal courthouse. Charlottesville Violence Shows How the Web Takes Revenge on Extremists Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:14:01 -0700
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The “Unite the Right” rally that turned violent in a small Virginia city was enabled by the internet, but then the internet got its revenge. FTC Urged to Investigate AnchorFree VPN User Data Privacy Risks Mon, 14 Aug 2017 02:56:19 -0700
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DAILY VIDEO: FTC asked to investigate Hotspot Shield VPN privacy risks; T-Mobile Seniors Plan offers smartphone users 55+ two Lines for $60; Outlook.com users can 'toggle' new inbox beta experience; and there's more. Lacework Brings Polygraph Security Platform to AWS CloudTrail Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:42:00 -0700
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Security startup Lacework wants to help Amazon's CloudTrail users to more easily identify and detect potential threats. Google Updates Cloud Speech API for Android App Developers Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:38:41 -0700
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Updates to the Google Cloud Speed API include extended support for long-form audio, word-level time stamps and additional languages. Why Object Storage Is Coming of Age in the Big Data Era Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:47:36 -0700
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With data storage volumes growing at exponential rates, some enterprises are taking another look at object database technology as a way to manage all that stored information in the big data era. Amazon Improves Cloud Security with Macie Machine Learning Service Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:26:00 -0700
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Amazon announces new services at the AWS Summit in New York City including data transformation, cloud migration and machine learning security offerings. Oracle Releases Exadata Database for Bare-Metal Usage in Its Cloud Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:40:00 -0700
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Oracle decouples Exadata database from proprietary chains and makes it available for bare-metal usage on the company's cloud infrastructure. This speaks well for Oracle's changing approach to open standards systems. Social Media Giant Aims to Become Video Powerhouse With Facebook Watch Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:39:05 -0700
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Facebook is introducing the Facebook Watch video service in hopes that its enormous social network membership's interest in video will eventually make the platform a serious rival to Hulu and Netflix. VC Firm Benchmark Capital Sues to Oust Kalanick From Uber's Board Fri, 11 Aug 2017 07:31:00 -0700
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Major Uber investor Benchmark Capital claims it was defrauded by former CEO Travis Kalanick in a board organization vote and sues to remove him from the board. Kaseya Improves Automation, Visualization for Network Monitoring Fri, 11 Aug 2017 04:40:00 -0700
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The latest version of the network monitoring package features automated, real-time insights into the performance of hybrid IT infrastructures and distributed data centers. HPE, NASA to Send New Supercomputer Aboard SpaceX Fri, 11 Aug 2017 04:00:00 -0700
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The Spaceborne computer is part of a year-long experiment conducted by HPE and NASA to run a high-performance commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) computer system in space, which has never been done before. Google Engineer's Firing Sparks Heated Political Debate on Diversity Fri, 11 Aug 2017 03:29:59 -0700
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Google's firing of software engineer James Damore has inspired many reactions across the political spectrum including a New York Times columnist's call for company CEO Sundar Pichai to resign.. Storage Class Memory Paradigm Still Elusive, but NVMe Is Here to Stay Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:17:00 -0700
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Despite all the talk surrounding Storage Class Memory, NVMe-based storage systems are supplying enough speed and throughput to handle the most demanding compute jobs. How Pwnie Express is Positioning to Secure Enterprises from IoT Risks Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:44:00 -0700
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VIDEO: Pwnie Express CEO Paul Paget discusses where he sees opportunities in the market to secure Internet of Things (IoT) devices. WannaCry Helps Push Cyber-Crime Attacks to New Heights in 2Q17 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:48:34 -0700
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ThreatMetrix's second-quarter 2017 cyber-crime report reveals the latest fraud trends, with attackers taking advantage of WannaCry fears to further their aims. Oracle Churns Out a Flock of New Cloud Applications Thu, 10 Aug 2017 06:30:00 -0700
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The database, data center hardware and software-as-a-service giant released a bunch of new capabilities and enhancements to cloud apps in its Oracle Cloud Applications Release 13. Facebook Launches Social Network Assault on TV with Watch Thu, 10 Aug 2017 03:20:00 -0700
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The world's largest social network, which has been envious of YouTube, Netflix, Vimeo and other video providers for years, has set the table for its own online television network. Google Launches New Website To Help Explain Its GDPR Controls Thu, 10 Aug 2017 02:48:30 -0700
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The site consolidates information on the measures Google has taken to ensure its services are compliant with the European Union data privacy regulations. Fuzzing Analysis Shows ICS, IoT Industries Most at Risk of Zero Days Thu, 10 Aug 2017 02:22:58 -0700
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More than 4.8 billion automated tests show that certain industries—such as industrial control systems and the Internet of Things—remain fertile ground for vulnerability researchers. Google Engineer Fired Over Diversity 'Manifesto' Threatens Lawsuit Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:51:04 -0700
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DAILY VIDEO: An engineer fired over his diversity "manifesto" threatens to sue Google; the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active smartphone will be available at AT&T on Aug. 11; Intel readies Core-X desktop chips aimed at gamers and content creators; and there's more. Dropbox Adds an Offline Way to Do Two-Factor Authentication Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:43:36 -0700
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This feature will be particularly useful as a backup when a user doesn’t have access to a cellular signal but does have access to Wi-Fi.