BadUSB exploit can hack any device, and there’s no cure in sight

Mike Wheatley | August 1st

Ready for another security scare? Good. Because every single USB flash drive or device that you plug into your computer could pose a threat that's worse than any malware we've seen up until now. It really...»

XpoLog hopes search makes the difference in log management

Tavis J. Hampton | July 31st

The larger a computing infrastructure gets, the more difficult it becomes to pore through server logs to track down anomalies or errors. XpoLog Ltd. has introduced log management tools...»

Report: Amazon feeling the competitive heat in cloud services

Bert Latamore | July 31st

Microsoft Corp. and IBM Corp. have made significant gains in the fast growing markets for platform-as-a-service (PaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), software-as-a-service (SaaS), and related businesses, according to a new report from market watcher Synergy Research...»

Revolutionizing buildings with the help of IoT

Mellisa Tolentino | July 31st

This week’s Smart City roundup features new ways in which elevators are being improved with the help of Internet of Things technology,  smarter and connected hotel trends, and a new smart and sustainable office building.

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Where the chief privacy officer fits into the CDO revolution | #MITIQ

Maria Deutscher | July 31st

The growing importance of information in decision-making is pushing priorities such as accuracy and compliance higher up the corporate agenda, to the point that a growing number of organizations are now are appointing dedicated leaders charged with shouldering...»

Moogsoft raises $11.3 million for continuous availability through DevOps

Kyt Dotson | July 31st

For some time now, the DevOps discussion has been dominated by the paradigm of continuous delivery—develop, test, deploy in an uninterrupted cycle—but Moogsoft Inc. believes that the next stage of DevOps is pushing into continuous availability. The...»

Zillow-Trulia merger will create boundless new Big Data opportunities

Mike Wheatley | July 31st

The two titans of online real estate plan to join forces, meaning that overnight they'll literally own the world of real estate data. Zillow, Inc.'s planned acquisition of Trulia, Inc., which was...»

On backdrop of net neutrality debate, Netflix taps AT&T for faster streaming

Maria Deutscher | July 31st

Netflix Inc. had entered a peering agreement in AT&T Corp. in May under which video will be streamed directly to the latter’s network instead of going through a backbone provider, according to a new report...»

BlackBerry aims to lead enterprise mobile security via Secusmart acquisition

Suzanne Kattau | July 31st

Secure voice communications will be an important criteria going forward for most enterprise customers, and BlackBerry Ltd hopes to achieve enterprise mobile security market domination through its first acquisition since new CEO John Chen was appointed...»

Coinapult eliminates Bitcoin volatility with ‘Locks’

Mellisa Tolentino | July 31st

One of the biggest hindrances in the wide adoption of Bitcoin is its price volatility. No one wants to invest, say $1,000, today and have that value drop by tomorrow. But neither has anyone

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