Features

intro hp
Android tips for contacts and communication

Business man touching a futuristic lock and circuit board interface.

IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

Security pros are in high demand, and companies are willing to pay top dollar for the right candidates. Do you have what it takes to succeed on the infosec career track?

big data analytics

Clorox CIO discusses the real challenge of big data

Many big companies today do a great job of collecting big data, However, the challenge remains to get insights out of the data. Clorox CIO Manjit Singh suggests taking a more agile approach.

cloud computing disasters

Big Data and cloud projects can go horribly wrong. Don’t let this happen to you.

IT projects are not bulletproof. They are as likely to fail or encounter obstacles before coming to completion than they are to go smoothly. But when it comes to cloud and Big Data projects, the failure rate is disturbingly high.

Frustrated man with head on computer

6 hard truths security pros must learn to live with

Caveat emptor: Security solutions will always fall short in addressing the fundamental flaws of securing IT systems.

cloud computing money

Paying too much for cloud services? These five tools can help cut your cloud costs

While it is great that cloud providers base their fees on what resources you actually consume, the various elements of your bill are daunting and complex, to say the least.

intro hp

6 things women want at work

Women are leaving the IT industry in droves, and organizations are struggling to engage and retain these valuable employees. So, what do women want at work? Sure, they want equal pay, but it’s more complicated than that.

Microsoft Windows 10

Where Windows 10 stands right now

Windows 10 betas are coming fast and furious. Discover what Microsoft has released so far.

stanford cs fair14jan15

Revenge of the Nerds: Starting salaries for Class of 2015 techies top $100K

Tech colleges report skyrocketing demand for computer science and other software-related majors.

ewaste computers desktops trash pile dispose recycle

Tech's ticking time bombs: The components you might (and might not) expect to wear out

Your computer's next point of failure might be further up the stack than you think

macbook no glow 2

Murphy's Law and the new MacBook: We had setup hassles, migrating or not

Your faithful guinea pigs find piles of glitches on the road to getting new MacBooks up and running.

internet of things 2

How developers can profit from the Internet of Things

Developers who have the right mix of Internet of Things skills and experience will soon command big bucks, but the time to start acquiring those skill is now.

envelope cash

Cyber extortion: A growth industry

Cyber criminals have figured out a way to turn small money into big money: Encrypt the files of their victims, demand an affordable ransom of a few hundred dollars for the key, and watch the money pour in.

intelcomputestick 100577510 large

Mini PC invasion: 10 radically tiny computers that fit in the palm of your hand

Some of today's 'desktop' mini PCs make laptops seem downright bulky in comparison. Here are 10 examples.

video

This trackpad is the size of your thumbnail

Researchers at MIT have developed a prototype trackpad that’s the size of a stick-on nail and controlled by running a finger over its surface.

Drones Behaving Badly

Drones behaving badly: Dark skies ahead

Technical advances -- and questionable use -- are fast accelerating the need for policies regarding the unmanned future of our skies

android driving apps

Beat the traffic and find cheaper gas with the best Android apps for drivers

These apps will help you master the road and get more enjoyment out of short and long trips.

Happy Birthday Java

The long, strange life, death, and rebirth of Java

Java is 20. Where does it go from here?

drone pizza delivery thinkstock

Where are the drones?

The buzz around drone delivery is big right now. So why don’t we see any drone deliveries yet? Spoiler: it’s not because of the laws.

Load More