NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
Tricorder XPrize: 10 Finalist Prototypes
The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.
The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
Samsung, LG Tease New Hardware
The next few weeks will see a number of new smartphones and wearable devices from Samsung, LG, Sony, Apple, and others.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
5 Steps To Effective API Management
Many of today's enterprises build 100 or more mobile apps every year. If you don't have a plan to manage the APIs that support them, innovation will come to a screeching halt.
Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
Stop Using Chrome, Mozilla Engineer Says
Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?
Facebook Will Track Shopping Habits
Facebook plans to track your actions between devices and share with advertisers when an ad leads to a purchase. Here's why one expert says you shouldn't worry.
Smartwatches Need A Disrupter
Current smartwatches don't offer enough useful features to catch on with consumers, says analyst. Will Apple change that?
Twitter Video Ads Coming Soon
Twitter announced the beta launch of Promoted Video, a new ad type that will charge advertisers on a cost-per-view model.
Hybrid Cloud Security: New Tactics Required
Interested in shuttling workloads between public and private cloud? Better make sure it's worth doing, because hybrid means rethinking how you manage compliance, identity, connectivity, and more.
The Quantified Self On Steroids
An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
Facebook Messenger: 5 Misconceptions
Misinformation around Facebook's Messenger permissions has users crying foul. Here's a closer look at the rumors, plus details about what you can -- and can't -- control.