At VMWorld this week the virtualization giant is announcing a new integrated system for building private clouds made up of the company’s virtualized compute, network and storage products packaged together with new management software.VMware calls its new VMware Cloud Foundation[…]
Apple's event could focus on more than a new iPhone. The company could unveil new iPads and Apple Watches, and even an updated MacBook Pro.
Foreign hackers allegedly breach 2 state election databases; Dell officially changes its name to Dell Technologies; VMware unveils cloud foundation to run multiple clouds; and there's more.
Restlet, a maker of API design tools, has delivered a new version of its Restlet Studio that provides support for DevOps teams.
Yes, demand for tablets will continue to plummet for the rest of the year, says IDC. The big surprise? Sales will rebound in 2018 as companies shift away from PCs, says IDC.
Key fobs aren't the most secure things, but Ford's latest patent may have a novel solution to that.
The EU says that Ireland gave Apple illegal tax breaks over a period of 10 years and now wants the tech giant to pay 13 billion euros, or about $14.5 billion, in back taxes.
Traveling can be a pleasure or a nightmare depending on your workload and internet access. Here are tips to reduce connectivity conflicts on the road.
Google Maps hasn't made it to the Faroe Islands yet, so one father and son team took matters into their own hands.
Spend with your Visa card to get $10 rewards for Uber rides.
With the European Commission being accused of having crossed a red line and damaged future investment in Ireland, will the country's grievances see it part ways with Europe?
After launching in 2013, the on-demand laundry service says it's shutting down immediately.
Living in space has its perks, including mind-blowing views of the sunrise shining on Earth below.
The Hajime Research Institute shows off a prototype, which it hopes will one day stand nearly 60 feet tall.
Select Amazon employees will participate in a pilot program that puts them in the office just 30 hours per week.
Restaurant chain Papa John's launches the first app for ordering pizza from your Apple TV.
Companies that invest in third platform services such as cloud, mobility, and big data as part of their digital transformation efforts will drive IT spending growth, according to IDC.
Security researchers have highlighted in recent months how the web proxy configuration in browsers and operating systems can be abused to steal sensitive user data. It seems that attackers are catching on.A new attack spotted and analyzed by malware researchers from[…]
Sonos is giving its speaker experience a boost with app improvements, deeper Spotify integration, and Alexa's assistance.
Like before, these vehicles are limited to the Japanese domestic market.
As VMworld 2016 opens in Las Vegas, customers already have sharp opinions on VMware's commitment to the public cloud. However, these customers do like the company's alliance with IBM.
The Department of Information Services in Baton Rouge used geographic information systems and data from 911 calls, search-and-rescue efforts, and more to create a map visualization of the impact of recent floods in the region. The story is a prime[…]
Boosted's new electric longboard is a little more rugged, and a little longer-lasting. It's still a lot of fun to ride. The post My Week Conquering San Francisco on the Boosted Board 2 appeared first on WIRED.
New chips can be a reason to upgrade PCs. But does Intel's latest 7th Generation Core chip, code-named Kaby Lake, have enough bite to trigger replacements of old PCs?Intel hopes so. The company is framing Kaby Lake PCs as go-to[…]
A destructive ransomware program deletes files from web servers and asks administrators for money to return them, though it's not clear if attackers can actually deliver on this promise.Dubbed FairWare, the malicious program is not the first ransomware threat to[…]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has made no secret of its desire to push further into big data, and on Tuesday it announced two key new offerings: HPE Haven OnDemand Combinations, an extension of the "machine learning as a service" platform it[…]
The company's ION 3000v platform is fueled by its application-defined fabric, which lets enterprises deploy apps anywhere based on SLAs.
The 4.7 Linux kernel includes enhancements to security, automated testing prior to release, and an average 7.8 additions per hour over 10 weeks of development. Here is a look at what IT pros need to know about the OS that[…]
Google’s Chromecast is almost three years years old, but the company’s only now getting around to building Cast support directly into Chrome for PCs and Macs.Update: Google recently announced that the Cast feature is now live for all Chrome users.Google recently[…]
Apple used a 'head office' with no employees to pay a tax rate as low as 0.005 percent, a European Commission investigation has ruled.
A computer science degree isn't the only path into software development. Brent Sanders used his musicianship to bring programming skills and team leadership to a development group. Here, he tells InformationWeek about his journey from trombone player to software company[…]
Most federal agencies are using big data analytics for cyber-security in some capacity, but breaches are still occurring, a Cloudera survey finds.
At the end of the month, the sun will set on Sunrise, one of the most beloved calendar apps. That will leave a scheduling void for Android and iOS users who prized the app for its intuitive interface, third-party app[…]
The race by companies to develop autonomous cars is making rivals out of old friends as is evident from the exit of Alphabet’s senior executive David Drummond from the board of Uber Technologies.Alphabet is an investor in Uber through its[…]
Apple's tax benefits in Ireland are illegal, and the company will have to pay up to $14.5 billion in back taxes, plus interest.That's the verdict European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager delivered Tuesday, wrapping up a two-year investigation of the company's tax[…]
It may have been out for less than a month, but a build of Android Nougat is already available for the $35 credit card-sized board.
Inviting developers to solve technical challenges can open organizations up to new ways of doing things. Here are 6 IT benefits of hosting a hackathon.
A breach of Opera's sync system shows that saving passwords in your browser isn't your best security bet. The post Sorry, But Your Browser Password Manager Probably Isn't Enough appeared first on WIRED.
A U.S. cybersecurity monitor on Monday described another breach of a voter election system just after a leaked FBI report revealed two similar attacks.In June, anonymous hackers stole administrative login credentials in an unnamed county that would have let them[…]
Surface Pro 3 owners who have had problems getting reasonable battery life from their tablets have relief coming their way. Microsoft pushed out a firmware update to Surface Pro 3 devices on Monday that's supposed to fix a problem that keeps[…]
Homebuilders are preparing to build new homes that come with HomeKit devices already built in.
Apple has warned some of Australia's big banks that it will not be open to negotiation if they are granted authorisation to collectively bargain with the tech giant.
The 803-960MHz band will be used for mobile broadband and M2M services, among others, with compliance due between June 2018 and June 2024.
South Korea's Supreme Court ruled against families of ex-Samsung employees who filed suit against the nation's welfare asking for compensation for work-related injuries.
The potential of artificial intelligence has yet to be realised, with Kurt Roemer, chief security strategist at Citrix, believing it will change the role of a security expert.
Google's web browser now allows users to 'cast' without having to install or configure Google Cast.
INEX labs in Massachusetts is showing SMBs how sensors and the data they collect can do big things for them.
Red Hat Virtualization 4 launched as the open-source vendor works to remain relevant in a world that VMware dominates.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Two recent incidents show that despite budget shortfalls, states must find a way to make elections as secure as possible.
Contracts with NBN have led to NetComm Wireless reporting a net profit of AU$2 million on revenue of AU$74.3 million and EBITDA of AU$6.23 million.
Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld Digital Edition.Available as single copies or[…]
Now that Apple’s next event is officially on the books for September 7, speculation can build about what won’t be announced, and when Apple might get around to updating those things: namely Macs, but also the iPad Pro. Bloomberg is[…]
EMC plans to work with VMware to establish Virtustream's Enterprise Cloud as an endpoint for VMware vRealize Suite.
Following on the heels of the news of the September 7 Apple event, the company on Monday released a new macOS Sierra beta for developers and the participants of the Apple Public Beta Program.After performing a data backup, dev beta[…]
Nearly two years after it launched in October 2014, Apple Pay—the company’s flagship mobile payment platform—continues its breathtaking growth. CEO Tim Cook announced in July that the service is now used in three-fourths of “mobile wallet” transactions made in the[…]
Google Wallet is getting a pretty nifty update that makes it a more appealing option for money transfers.The latest version of the Android app will send money straight to your bank account, whereas previously you’d have to go in and[…]
One20 is a mobile app, navigation specialist, and social network all rolled into a single service specifically for truck drivers.
Apple will take the wraps off the newest iPhone(s) and perhaps a second-gen Apple Watch at an event on Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. Pacific/1 p.m. Eastern. The venue is a standard Apple pick, San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.The[…]
T-Mobile’s new One plan clearly didn’t sit well with everyone. Just two weeks after introducing it, the carrier is announcing a series of adjustments and new options designed to better appeal to those with high data needs. The company said[…]
A Ponemon report finds the security threats around privileged user access and the resulting insider threat risks appear to be growing. Here's what IT should be keeping an eye on.
The role of a chief data officer increasingly makes its way into companies across the globe. But even as their ranks grow, CDOs often face resistance from colleagues who may feel threatened by data results. Here are four tips on[…]
Now that everyone knows what a Fitbit looks like, the company wants to make Fitbits that don't look like anything. The post Inside Fitbit's Quest to Make Fitness Trackers Invisible appeared first on WIRED.
Using two helicopters, a 250-foot-wide banner, and a stack of 4K projectors, Branding By Air and MTV established a Guinness world record. The post A Chopper Just Projected Video Onto a Giant Screen Towed by Another Chopper appeared first on[…]
IFA is Europe's biggest electronics trade show. Here's what to expect from Asus, Lenovo, Motorola, Samsung, and more.
More than anything, this laptop is all about portability.
Apple now owes unpaid taxes for the years 2003 to 2014, amounting to €13 billion.
The hit Netflix show is now playable online.
About 20 percent of the files had errors.
Those who used add-on map apps to find Pokemon will no longer be banished from catching 'em all.
In the past, showing content from Chrome meant having to download the Google Cast browser extension.
Steam says it will not make "special exemptions" to its return policy for No Man's Sky.
As if you don't already waste enough time on Instagram.
The $20 iTrip Clip offers a connection via Bluetooth to nearly any device with a 3.5mm jack.