Industry Resources

Smartphones sold in California will soon be required to have a kill switch that lets users remotely lock them and wipe them of data in the event they are lost or stolen. The demand is the result of a new law, signed into effect on Monday, that applies to phones manufactured after July 1, 2015, and sold in the state.
| 25 August 2014, 11 pm

OpenStack is seen as an alternative to some of VMware's virtualization products, but now VMware is bringing OpenStack into its fold.
| 25 August 2014, 8 pm

You have less than 24 hours to tell the policy makers in Washington, D.C., that you want them to stop the anti-consumer, anti-competitive mega-merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. By Tuesday morning, the FCC will have stopped taking comments and your chance to be heard will be gone but the voices of the lobbyists who spend millions to get their ways will still be ringing loud and...
| 25 August 2014, 2 pm

You have less than 24 hours to tell the policy makers in Washington, D.C., that you want them to stop the anti-consumer, anti-competitive mega-merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. By Tuesday morning, the FCC will have stopped taking...

| 25 August 2014, 2 pm

A growing tendency by business units and workgroups to sign up for cloud services without any involvement from their IT organization creates serious risks for enterprises. The risks from shadow cloud services include issues with data security, transaction integrity, business continuity and regulatory compliance, technology consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) warned last week.
| 25 August 2014, 2 pm

During a job search and negotiating for salary are often the most critical times where you have to speak up for yourself -- because no one else will. Most of us negotiate all the time outside of work, like when buying a car or a home for example. Preparation, confidence, and thoughtfulness are all required to build the right negotiating strategy, and the good news is that, like with any skill,...
| 25 August 2014, 2 pm

VMware wants to bring enterprise-class reliability to OpenStack by releasing a distribution of cloud hosting software that runs on top of the virtualization stack.
| 25 August 2014, 12 pm

It's every developer's dream: Win fame and fortune for creating a mobile app that sells like wildfire. Unless you work for a huge established company, keep dreaming.
| 25 August 2014, 12 pm

Microsoft yesterday cut the prices of its Surface 2 tablets by as much as 22 percent, dropping the entry-level Windows 8.1 RT device to $349. It's unknown whether Microsoft discounted the Surface 2 to clear inventory before it discontinues the tablet, in preparation for a successor, or simply to move a slow-selling product.
| 25 August 2014, 11 am

Amazon plans to expand its small online ad delivery business enough to take on Google's AdWords, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The company is developing a platform for delivering ads both on its own properties and other sites, potentially creating a significant new source of revenue for the e-commerce giant, the report said. The move could also reduce the number of Google-delivered...
| 25 August 2014, 11 am