Centrify debuts privileged access breach buster for the hybrid cloud

Maria Deutscher | April 21st

Identity management powerhouse Centrify Corp. is launching a new service at the RSA Conference this morning aimed at extending the control that organizations have over user access within their networks outside the firewall. It promises to help...»

Container wars: Microsoft debuts its Windows-based answer to Kubernetes

Maria Deutscher | April 21st

Hot on the heels of revealing how it's planning to integrate containers into Windows, Microsoft Corp. has pulled the curtains back on a complementary clustering system meant to simplify the deployment of applications that use...»

Avaya’s new stackable switches can conduct electricity to connected devices

Maria Deutscher | April 21st

Avaya Inc. is expanding its networking portfolio with a new family of stackable switches designed to power emerging categories of connected devices, literally. The series implements beefed-up Power over Ethernet (PoE) wiring to conduct twice the electricity...»

Sydney, Australia will be the location of Microsoft’s first flagship store not on American soil

James Farrell | April 21st

Microsoft has elected Sydney, Australia, as the location of its first ever store located outside of North America, where the company currently has 119 stores situated in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. The move promises not...»

MyEarth app visualizes energy saving efforts by letting you save a virtual polar bear

Collen Kriel | April 21st

If you’ve ever wondered what impact – if any – your daily recycling or water saving efforts have on the environment, there is a new app that wants to help you keep track of your contribution in a...»

Android Wear is getting a massive update, here’s what you need to know

Collen Kriel | April 21st

In a bid to make Android Wear more “helpful”, Google Inc. is rolling out a major update to its smartwatch operating system over the coming weeks. Announced Monday, the update includes a new app...»

By next year you may be able to buy a Nokia smartphone again

Collen Kriel | April 21st

Nokia Technologies, one of only three business units of the once dominant Finnish mobile phone maker to remain, may be staging a re-entry into the consumer smartphone market as early as 2016. Sources familiar...»

Spammy: Twitter now allows users to accept DMs from anyone

Duncan Riley | April 21st

Twitter Inc. has changed the way its direct messaging (DM) service works by introducing the ability to receive DM's from anyone. Previously users could only receive DM's from people they were following, although as TechCrunch notes some...»

SaaS customer support startup Freshdesk raises $50 million Series E

Duncan Riley | April 20th

SaaS customer support startup Freshdesk Inc. has raised $50 million Series E in a round led by Tiger Global that included Accel Partners and Google Capital. Founded in 2010, Freshdesk offers a customer support solution that is...»

Mobilegeddon: Google to boot non-mobile friendly sites from mobile search results

Duncan Riley | April 20th

Google Inc., is about to change the way it ranks sites, and if your website isn't mobile friendly you may be about to lose a pile of search engine referred traffic. Dubbed Mobilegeddon and due to...»