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Cylance researchers discover powerful new nation-state APT

A new APT, dubbed White Company, is flexing its muscle on the world stage, and it has security researchers worried.

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Making the right hyperconvergence choice: HCI hardware or software?

Enterprises planning to adopt hyperconverged infrastructure can select from two main approaches: hardware or software. Hyperconvergence hardware typically comes in the form of an integrated appliance, a hardware/software package...

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Tech event calendar 2018-19: Upcoming shows, conferences and IT expos

Our sortable chart offers information, dates and locations for a variety of IT-focused events coming up over the next year.

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Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant now available on Windows 10 PCs as a standalone app

Alexa, which debuted on select Windows 10 laptops earlier this year is now available for download on all compatible devices, building Amazon's push into the enterprise.

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Cisco-AWS marriage simplifies hybrid-cloud app development

Amazon Web Services and Cisco have teamed to help customers build apps in the cloud or data centers and move easily between the two.

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Doctored Jim Acosta video shows why fakes don’t need to be deep to be dangerous

White House promotion of an allegedly doctored press conference video shows how "shallow fakes" can manipulate opinion.

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Docker unveils Windows Server app migration program

Apps running on obsolete Windows Server systems can be containerized and ported out, even if they depend on platform-specific components

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Seagate is testing a blockchain ledger to track hard drives

Seagate and IBM have partnered to build a blockchain distributed ledger to track tens of millions of hard drives as they move through the supply chain from array manufacturers to technology integrators.

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YotaScale puts predictive analytics into cloud ops

Now working on AWS, the platform provides insights into cloud deployments

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How to make the business case for SD-WAN

Potential SD-WAN savings can be broken down into hard and soft savings. Hard savings come from new connectivity contracts, including reduction in the use of MPLS in favor of less expensive options, such as broadband or cellular. Soft...

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Chrome to hit sites dealing 'abusive experiences' with total ad blockade

Google's Chrome 71 browser, due out in early December, will target particularly onerous websites by blocking ads.

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GraphQL gets its own foundation

The intent is to grow a neutral ecosystem for the Facebook-developed technology for API development

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Coming soon: Public blockchains for private business data

Ernst & Young has created a public blockchain prototype it plans to launch in 2019 that lets companies transact with any number of partners in an open network while protecting the privacy of each participant and their data.

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JDK 12 beta: The new features coming to Java 12

The first beta builds are available, with switch expressions to improve coding and allow pattern matching, and raw string literals to simplify multiline expressions

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Macs, iPads, price hikes and the enterprise alternative

Although Apple now claims an active installed base of 100M, that doesn't mean the company's computers and mobile devices represent a real alternative to Windows.

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Apple's big impact on wireless charging: 6 billion+ units to ship by 2023

Wireless charging received a big boost from Apple last year, but pads using tightly coupled charging technology are only the beginning; new markets for IoT, medical and mobile technologies are emerging.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 nears 'crossover' point with veteran Windows 7

Migration watch: If Windows 10 continues to gain users at its recent rate, it's likely to overtake Windows 7 this month.

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What’s new in the ASP.Net Core 3.0 web framework

Microsoft will tighten up .Net Core integration, changing and removing several capabilities

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What is WPA3? And some gotchas to watch out for in this Wi-Fi security upgrade

The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced the first major security improvement to Wi-Fi in about 14 years: WPA3. The most significant additions to the new Wi-Fi security protocol are greater protection for simple passwords, individualized...

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Cisco ups the ante for 400G Ethernet with big-bandwidth data-center switches

Cisco has 400G Ethernet switches that fall into two camps: The Nexus 9000 family aimed at large enterprise networks and the 3400-S class for hyperscale users.

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