- HP, VMware, Google Cashing in on End of Support for Windows XP
- Customer Outreach Amidst Privacy Concerns Will Shape Social Media Outsourcing in 2014: Ovum
- Windows XP Holdouts: 3 Reasons You Must Upgrade Now. Yes, Now
- Google Chromebook to see Enterprise Growth: Fronde
- Another Reason to Ditch Windows XP: Admin Rights Loophole
- Big Data Security, Privacy Concerns Remain Unanswered
- Oracle may get Second Chance to Prove Google Infringed on Java Copyrights
In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 02 - 06 December, 2013, we talk about Amazon Drone, Twitter fake followers, Indian Smartphone market, Botnet and Google's Compute Engine.
Is Amazon's 60 Minutes revelation serious, or just a publicity ploy?
As mobile devices increasingly empower individuals, it's important to develop context-aware mobile apps built on systems of engagement to seamlessly connect with employees, customers, and business partners.
Alan Perkins, the CTO of Rackspace Asia Pacific, was named by The Australian as one of the Top 20 people to watch in technology in 2012. Perkins shared his thoughts on the future of OpenStack, new generation cloud computing technologies and responded to a recent statement by a Gartner analyst that made light of OpenStack.
At a time when humans are clearly reaching the limits of what we can absorb and understand, the main benefit of having machines working alongside humans is the ability to access the best of both worlds.
One of the key challenges confronting potential users of software-defined networking is discerning the specific value of particular SDN controllers. Controllers, after all, play critical role as the key arbiter between network applications and network infrastructure.
Dave Lane, president of the New Zealand Open Source Society writes about the migration options available to businesses if they don't want to continue with the Windows platform.
Approaches to storing, managing, analyzing and mining Big Data are new, introducing security and privacy challenges within these processes. Big Data transmits and processes an individual's PII as part of a mass of data--millions to trillions of entries--flowing swiftly through new junctions, each with its own vulnerabilities.
There are 'IT' good times and bad times. There is wisdom and foolishness. Cloud brings an age of belief and incredulity.
A new survey of 300 CIOs found that while the majority of IT executives see real value in mobilizing existing enterprise apps or rolling out brand new mobile innovations, they also see the costs and complexity of these initiatives as real challenges.
Not just because Microsoft stops supporting it in April, but because you'll enjoy modern features and much better security.
Next year will see demonstrable evidence of the Internet of Things, real-time communications on the Web, and SDN-enabled platforms with killer applications for them.
The research firm notes that the enterprise WLAN market continues to be one of the fastest growing networking markets out there.
Touch-ready notebook PCs will account for about 11% of all laptops shipped this year, an improvement over 2012 when customers had few choices if they wanted to smudge screens, a market research analyst said today.
When end users circumvent the IT department and start using software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications without permission, the IT pros complain about the plague they call "shadow IT." But it would seem the professionals are also operating in the shadows, according to a survey out today.
Mobile technology is increasing the complexity, usage and costs of mainframe applications, according to Compuware research.
A security researcher has released software and technical instructions for modifying a drone so that it can identify and hijack other drones.
KPIT’s need to stay ahead of the game sees them migrate to a new OS that helps them improve employee productivity.
On Tuesday, Microsoft updated its Lync collaboration software for Windows 8.1, a relatively minor update that still makes one wonder why Lync and Microsoft's Skype aren't a single product.
When security researcher Dragos Ruiu claimed malware dubbed "badBIOS" allowed infected machines to communicate using sound waves alone--no network connection needed--people said he was crazy. New research from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing, and Ergonomics suggests he's all too sane.
China says it wants Microsoft to extend support for Windows XP because that will help it in its fight to stop proliferation of pirated Microsoft software.
This tool helps with a lot more than telling you at a glance about the threats you face.
Midsize companies should get ready this month as Microsoft introduces a new purchasing scheme that changes the way it deals with its volume licensing customers.