News

nup 171016 0051
microsoft campus building

Donald Trump

Trump's hacking comment rattles the cybersecurity industry

Donald Trump’s muddled stance on hacking has disturbed security experts at time when the tech industry is looking for clarity on the U.S.'s cyber policy.

black hat conference 2015

Black Hat: 9 free security tools for defense & attacking

When Black Hat convenes next week in Las Vegas, it will be a rich environment for gathering tools that can be used to tighten security but also - in the wrong hands - to carry out exploits.

Google self driving car

Alphabet will work with more auto makers on self-driving cars

Google's recent partnership with Fiat Chrysler to build the company's self-driving car technology into a Chrysler mini van will be the first of many partnerships with auto makers.

Bezos with the Kindle Fire

Amazon's cloud business continues upward march

Amazon reported another surge in revenue for its cloud business last quarter, though the growth is slowing as the division gets bigger.

Bugs & Bugs logo

Bugs & Bugs: National Moth Week, PHP, Black Hat & more

National Moth Week, Black Hat exploit presentations, edible insects, Pornhub bug bounty & Zica prevention at the Rio Olympics all come up on Bugs & Bugs Facebook Live event

hp layoffs challenges managers

CSC announces layoffs in advance of HPE merger

A Computer Sciences Corp. spokesman, however, says the 500 layoffs are due to "the normal course of business and are unrelated to the proposed merger."

RealSense smartphone

Intel has quietly snuffed out its Project Tango smartphone as it rethinks augmented reality

Intel has stopped selling a smartphone developer kit with its RealSense 3D camera technology, in a setback to its plans in mobile augmented reality.

android add ons 1

Google lets third parties extend its productivity software on Android

Google is using third parties to make its productivity apps more useful on Android. The company announced Thursday that it's now possible to bring functionality from apps like Scanbot, DocuSign and ProsperWorks into Docs and Sheets on...

thinkstock mobile phone

Verizon, AT&T find new markets as traditional revenues flatten

With their purchases of DirecTV, AOL and Yahoo, the nation's two biggest wireless carriers are moving beyond their traditional business to search for other revenues.

code big data binary programming

Long-running malvertising campaign infected thousands of computers per day

Security researchers have shut down a large-scale malvertising operation that used sophisticated techniques to remain undetected for months and served exploits to millions of computers.

V-8 engine

Microsoft opens up Node.js to other JavaScript engines

The company also has its ChakraCore engine working on Linux and MacOS

note7render2

Rumor check: Everything we think we know about the Galaxy Note 7

We round up the latest rumors on Samsung's next phone-tablet hybrid device.

windows 10 100570907 orig

Florida men sue Microsoft over 'coerced' upgrades to Windows 10

Three Florida men have sued Microsoft, charging that the company "coerced" them into upgrading to Windows 10.

Android N statue

Google beefs Linux up kernel defenses in Android

The future versions of Android will be more resilient to exploits thanks to developers' efforts to integrate the latest Linux kernel defenses into the operating system.a

Asana Dependencies

Asana's new feature lets users mark what tasks are holding them up

Asana announced a new feature on Thursday that's aimed at cutting down on emails asking when a particular task will be finished.

YouTube Gaming

YouTube Gaming update packs in landscape mode, new chat layout, and other improvements

A few features are getting polished, such as subscribing to new channels and changing which part of the world you want to see videos from.

netsuite

Oracle and NetSuite: Longtime 'sweethearts' united at last

Oracle's purchase of NetSuite may be the most anticipated acquisition in the history of enterprise software.

20151027 oracle cloud on building

Oracle to buy cloud software provider NetSuite for $9.3 billion

Oracle has entered into an agreement to buy NetSuite, which provides cloud-based accounting, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and other business software packages, for US$9.3 billion.

Load More