FBI Warns About Security Risks From IoT-Connected Toys in Your Home Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:38:00 -0700
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NEWS ANALYSIS: As more toys and recreational devices are directly or indirection connected to the internet of things, security threats rise, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns. IIOT Consortium Publishes Smart Cities Edition of Journal of Innovation Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:51:00 -0700
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The Journal of Innovation highlights the innovative ideas, approaches, products, and services emerging within the industrial Internet. The IIoT has become one of the main technology drivers behind smart cities. Social Media-Driven Marketing Techniques Shake Up the Sales Process Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:20:41 -0700
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A new LinkedIn-sponsored State of Sales survey finds that social media is becoming an increasingly important part of the sales process for both buyers and sellers with millennials leading the charge. Oracle Expands Cloud at Customer with PaaS, SaaS Services Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:40:08 -0700
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Oracle’s purpose is pretty clear: Take advantage of the cloud and all its shortcuts, yet keep your company’s data locked up right at home where it belongs. But hardware investments are also in the mix. Microsoft Delivers First SQL Server 2017 Release Candidate Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:35:31 -0700
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Microsoft's issues the first release candidate for its new, Linux-friendly database for testing and evaluation. Microsoft Launches Program to Shore Up Electric Power Grid Security Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:43:11 -0700
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The company launches a program that fast-tracks Operations Management Suite deployments for electrical grid operators. Survey Finds Companies Failing to Promptly Cut Ex-Employee Data Access Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:16:58 -0700
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While one-in-five companies have experienced a data breach caused by an ex-employee, most firms still do not focus on shutting down access to former workers. IBM Claims Z Is Biggest Mainframe Advancement in 15 Years Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:49:29 -0700
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DAILY VIDEO: IBM's Z mainframe runs universal encryption quietly in the background; Samsung decides to ratchet up production of high-end DRAM; Microsoft releases a LinkedIn app for Windows 10 PCs; and there's more. IBM Going Full Throttle in Its Evolution to Cloud Platforms Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:55:00 -0700
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The key investment for IBM at this time is in cloud platforms and data centers, and the company is going all in for staying ahead of the IT curve. Segway Hoverboard Hacking Demonstrates IoT Security Risks Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:25:00 -0700
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New research from security firm IOActive discovers that an attacker could take remote control of a hoverboard, placing the rider at risk. Google Glass Enterprise Edition Turns on the Corporate Appeal Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:40:04 -0700
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Google Glass is back—although just for the enterprise. Here's how companies big and small can use Google Glass Enterprise Edition to improve corporate efficiency. Open Container Initiative Specifications Reach 1.0 Milestone Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:39:00 -0700
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After two years of effort, the first official milestone of the Open Container Initiative's runtime and image specifications debuts. 10 Versatile Devices Not Made by Amazon That Support Alexa Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:56:38 -0700
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A robust third-party market has sprung up for devices that support the Amazon Alexa virtual assistant. Here are some of the more interesting devices available on the market. Reports Say Fujitsu, Huawei Developing Artificial Intelligence Chips Tue, 18 Jul 2017 04:55:18 -0700
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Fujitsu and Huawei would join other component makers such as Intel, Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices in pushing out silicon for deep-learning workloads. Microsoft Enables Nested Virtualization on Select Azure Virtual Machines Tue, 18 Jul 2017 03:24:08 -0700
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Microsoft offers its customers more testing environment flexibility by enabling a feature that allows virtual machines to run within other virtual machines. IBM Reports 21st Straight Quarter of Diminishing Revenue Tue, 18 Jul 2017 03:24:00 -0700
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Overall revenue in Q1 2017 was down 4 percent and totaled $19.29 billion, coming in shy of the $19.46 billion projected by Thomson Reuters analysts. RSA NetWitness SIEM Suite Updated to Improve Security Operations Tue, 18 Jul 2017 02:11:00 -0700
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New iteration of SIEM platform provides an enhanced user interface to help make it easier for security analysts to handle incident response and investigations. Information Builders Takes New Approach to Business Intelligence Apps Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:52:00 -0700
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Information Builders says it has developed a new more interactive approach for developing enterprise Business Intelligence and data analytics applications. Microsoft Cloud Joins Baidu's Apollo Autonomous Driving Program Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:09:37 -0700
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The companies will use Microsoft's cloud to extend Baidu's autonomous driving technology platform beyond China. eWEEKchat Recap: Rise of the Chief Data Officer in the Enterprise Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:04:00 -0700
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We at eWEEK thought it might be good for us to provide a highlight recap of our July 12 #eWEEKchat for those who might have been on vacation or generally away from their desks that day. Global Growth for Smartphone Sales to Shrink to Single Digits by 2022 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:23:26 -0700
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A new Forrester Research forecast also found that larger smartphones are cutting into the sales of tablets around the world. Microsoft Add-in Translates PowerPoint Presentations in Real Time Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:56:11 -0700
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DAILY VIDEO: A new Microsoft PowerPoint add-in translates in real time; Microsoft releases Windows Server Insider preview build; Sprint upgrade programs are extended to all smartphones in its inventory; and there's more. 10 Ways IT Leaders Can Bring Business Value to Their Enterprise Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:48:01 -0700
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IT leaders are more often being tasked with not just back-end IT but also front-end strategy. Here is how they can ensure their departments are driving value to their business. 10 Reasons Why This Isn't a Good Time to Buy a Smartphone Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:21:37 -0700
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Smartphones are selling briskly, but it might make sense to pause a few weeks to get a look at the new crow of handsets that are due to arrive with the approaching fall. StackRox Emerges From Stealth With Container Security Platform Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:17:00 -0700
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After working in stealth for three years, the security startup debuts with an adaptive threat protection platform for container workloads. Samsung Decides to Ratchet Up Production of High-End DRAM Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:45:00 -0700
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Samsung believes that its volume production of the 8GB HBM2 will cover more than 50 percent of its HBM2 production by the first half of next year. IBM Z Mainframes Promise to Break Down Barriers to Data Encryption Mon, 17 Jul 2017 05:39:55 -0700
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The new real-time encryption feature IBM is offering with it Z series mainframes should help overcome corporate resistance to implementing system-wide data encryption. Microsoft Lowers Friction Between Skype Experiences on Windows 10 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 03:19:28 -0700
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Further blurring the lines between voice calls, video chats and text conversations, Microsoft updates the Skype app for Windows 10. Microsoft Releases LinkedIn App for Windows 10 PCs Mon, 17 Jul 2017 01:53:40 -0700
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Close those browser tabs. The new LinkedIn app for Windows 10 delivers updates in the operating system's notifications hub. IBM Z Mainframe Runs Universal Encryption Quietly in the Background Mon, 17 Jul 2017 01:40:00 -0700
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Big Blue said this newest mainframe is its most significant system overhaul in 15 years. It was designed with input from 150 clients who cited data breaches and encryption as their biggest challenge and concern.