Blockchain will be the killer app for supply chain management in 2018
This year, blockchain testing programs will evolve from pilot tests to real-world platforms, and supply chain management is among the industries the distributed ledger technology
Server vendors push flex pricing to challenge cloud providers
For some time now, server unit sales have been steadily dropping for the major x86 server vendors as enterprises draw down their on-premises hardware in favor of cloud services.
Office 365: Enterprise usage doesn't translate into enterprise value
Although enterprise subscribers to Office 365 typically use a large number of the in-the-cloud-and-on-premises suite's components, only two – email and the Office applications –
Maersk, IBM create world's first blockchain-based, electronic shipping platform
Maersk and IBM today announced a joint venture to deploy a blockchain-based  electronic shipping system that will digitize supply chains and track international cargo in real time
20 years on, open source hasn’t changed the world as promised
Open source has officially been a thing for 20 years now. Did anyone notice? No, really. For something as revolutionary as open source, you’d think it would have changed the way
Windows 7 takes biggest performance hit from emergency Meltdown, Spectre updates
Microsoft said Tuesday that Windows 7 PCs would run slower after receiving and installing the crash updates designed to stymie attacks that leverage the recently-disclosed
China’s moves against cryptocurrencies could affect blockchain growth
While the hype around bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has sent their prices  skyrocketing, some governments and companies are restricting activity to head off potential money
Microsoft sets novel antivirus prerequisite before offering Windows emergency updates
Microsoft last week took the unprecedented step of requiring customers to have up-to-date antivirus software on their personal computers before it would hand over a critical
Amazon Alexa arrives on Windows 10 PCs as virtual assistants go to work
The growing rivalry between Amazon and Google in the battle for virtual assistant dominance intensified at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. While both have a strong claim as front
Mingis on Tech: How networking will evolve in 2018
The networking world is undergoing a lot of change right now – and 2018 is likely to bring even more evolution. Companies are trying to figure out what Cisco's intent-based