Puppet and Hadoop Among the Hottest IT Skills

Klint Finley | October 31st

The Wall Street Journal reports today that job site Indeed.com saw triple the postings including IT Puppet as a requirement for the period between April and June this year compared to the same period last year....»

IBM Adopts BYOD Trend with Open Approach, Security

Maria Deutscher | October 31st

IBM CTO for mobility Bill Bodin revealed some of his company’s plans to adopt the "bring your own device” trend throughout next year. 100,000 employees will be able to connect their iProducts and Android handsets...»

Cisco Gets Fancy for the Government

Maria Deutscher | October 31st

Cisco introduced the VPN Internal Service Module for the Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2) portfolio, an encryption card that appeals both to private sector companies and governmental agencies that are handling sensitive material.


Ubuntu Linux Gets Smart about Phones, Tablets and TVs

Isha Suri | October 31st

Canonical, the maker of Ubuntu, has announced that it will brings its Linux-based platform to mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs. This porting of Linux Ubuntu will take place in the coming years,...»

500 Startups’ Female Founders Grounded in Reality: User Data

Sara Morgan | October 31st

While it seems easy to spend time discussing and questioning why there are not nearly as many women as men in tech, I want to challenge members of the startup community to shift the conversation...»

Scandalous German Police Trojan Makes Anyone Vulnerable to Hacking

Mellisa Tolentino | October 31st

Earlier this month, we reported that Germany’s Chaos Computer Club made public that the Trojan Bundestrojaner, also known as ‘0zapftis’ and ‘R2D2,’ legally used by the authorities to tap into Skype calls could also remotely access...»

Kinect’s Commercial Version for Windows SDK Coming in Early 2012

Isha Suri | October 31st

Microsoft’s Kinect, which has been so far used for non-commercial purpose only, is going to be soon launched in commercial version. This commercial version of Kinect will roll out in early 2012. The currently available beta...»

The Walking Dead Tablet: HP TouchPad

Mellisa Tolentino | October 31st

Last week we mentioned that Hewlett-Packard will be re-awakening their dead TouchPad tablet.  Back in August Leo Apotheker, then CEO of HP, announced the death of the tablet.  Things got confusing when they then ...»

The Schmooze Strikes Back: Our Firewall Might be Up, but the Front Door is Unlocked

Kyt Dotson | October 31st

It’s the oldest trick in the book in the security industry: talking your way through corporate security measures. Popular media like movies and television shows portray hacking as a celebrated enterprise of geeks behind glowing computer screens who...»

800 MoMo Employees’ Heads Will Roll

Mellisa Tolentino | October 31st

I don’t know if it’s just a coincidence but isn’t it freakishly weird that as most parts of the world are celebrating Halloween, jobs are getting sacked?  It’s like Motorola Mobility timed their announcement of...»