News

vlc
Java logo browser

phishing threat

Be wary of fake WannaCry fixes

When the WannaCry malware hit, many users were scrambling for fixes -- but some of the proffered solutions were actually just more malware, in disguise

balance

Microsoft's P language is aimed at where cloud, AI, and IoT meet

The Rust-like open source language tackles application development where asynchrony leads to “heisenbugs” and other event complexities

Take back your vacation with the help of Outlook's Automatic Replies

Connecting with work from the road? Here's how to stay safe

As more companies move to ban the use of public Wi-Fi networks by employees, here's a rundown of how to avoid man-in-the-middle attacks when traveling.

rasberry pi roundup

Raspberry Pi roundup: Free Googlage for all, jamming out on the Pi, and Deskberry Pi

Check out our references to the days of print journalism, Fender bass guitars and more in this edition of the Pi roundup.

170227 sap

SAP has designs on new government business

Steve Ballmer's latest hobby, USAfacts.org, cast a spotlight on the effectiveness of local, state and federal governments when it launched in April. Its easy-to-read dashboards allow ordinary citizens to compare government's...

ransomware wannacry

No, Windows XP didn't fuel WannaCry

The global WannaCry attack that started 10 days ago affected just a handful of Windows XP PCs, a security expert said today.

lg x venture

The LG X Venture is a rugged, durable smartphone with a killer battery

LG has announced the X Venture phone, which features a tough, rugged design, IP68 water and dust resistance, and a 4,100mAh battery.

GitHub's 7 most popular productivity tools for programmers

GitHub sets up a developer tools store, releases GraphQL API

The popular code repository is trying to be a one-stop shop for developers to get more of their work done

intro

New products of the week 5.22.17

Network World's final edition of its long-running highlight of the latest and greatest products in the tech sector.

building blocks wooden toy

Google’s Firebase taps serverless Cloud Functions

Performance monitoring, open source SDKs also highlighted for the tooling

spanner primary image

How Google’s cloud is ushering in a new era of SQL databases

Google’s recently announced Spanner cloud database is ushering in a wave of so-called NewSQL databases that support traditional schematics but are able to scale to global sizes.

wannacry ransom screenshot

The ransomware epidemic: How to prep for a shakedown

In the wake of the WannaCry ransomware attacks, Dan Larson, technical director at CrowdStrike, offers advice on why organizations should take threats seriously and how to build a strong defense.

Windows 10 devices

Microsoft does enterprise no favors when it won't explain Windows 10's schedule

Microsoft has failed to explain to corporate customers the repercussions of its twice-a-year schedule to deliver Windows 10 upgrades in March and September.

androidohero.001

Android device updates: Android O has an official beta, and Nougat hits several new phones

The latest Android device updates include Android O's beta debut, of course, plus Nougat rollout for the LG Stylo 2V, HTC One M9, and LG G5.

iphone 8 oled edge to edge display

iPhone 8 rumors: Apple paying more than double to add 3D Touch to OLED display

Rumors are already swirling about the “revolutionary” 2017 iPhone. Here’s all the latest.

Google Play

These 12 Android apps won the 2017 Google Play Awards

These are the twelve Android apps that Google saw fit to honor in 2017.

A main writing code on a whiteboard

Oracle has a plan to make Java 9 migration easier

A new proposal would temporarily permit illegal reflective access from code on class path by default, so more older code would function in Java 9

machine learning head wireframe public domain

Google’s machine-learning cloud pipeline explained

You’ll be dependent on TensorFlow to get the full advantage, but you’ll gain a true end-to-end engine for machine learning

Load More