Q&A: FedRAMP Director Discusses Cloud Security Innovation
Maria Roat, FedRAMP director, speaks with former Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan on the federal government's approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.
U.S. Joins Global Effort On Open Data
Publicly accessible data can add trillions of dollars in value to global economies such as education, says U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Dell Seals Deal To Go Private
Michael Dell's bid to take his company private is finally complete. But now that the deal's done, what will Dell do to compete?
Google Captcha Dumps Distorted Text Images
Tired of reading those wavy words? Changes to Google's reCaptcha system -- which doubles as quality control for its book and newspaper scanning projects -- prioritize bot-busting puzzles based on numbers.
Facebook Ads Fail Marketers: Report
Facebook's emphasis on static instead of social ads is not working for marketers, who rank Facebook last in business value, says Forrester Research.
How To Manage LinkedIn Endorsements
Ensure you're portrayed accurately on LinkedIn by fine-tuning your endorsements -- and cut down on unnecessary email notifications in the bargain.
Dutch Banking Malware Gang Busted: Bitcoin's Role
Dutch police arrest four men on charges of using TorRAT banking malware to steal an estimated $1.4 million from consumers. They allegedly laundered the funds using the cryptographic currency known as Bitcoins.
Datalink Lets Feds Test Drive Cloud
New service offers federal agencies a way to evaluate different cloud systems that align with their own configurations before they commit to a provider.
DevOps And The Perpetual Motion Machine
New data shows cooperation between developers and operations pays off for companies moving at the speed of today's business. Oh, and practice does makes perfect.
How Google Flu Trends Blew It
Last year, Google Flu Trends made a mountain out of a molehill by overestimating the incidence of influenza. Blame the media.
Microsoft's Earnings: 6 Takeaways
Shareholders have questioned Microsoft's strategy. Will this week's strong earnings report persuade skeptics that the company is on the right track?
Jive Customers Say Yes To Cloud
Jive customers like Nuance Communications have gone from traditional to cloud hosting, while Thomson Reuters plans to switch over its 60,000 employee social portal in 2014.
Why HealthCare.gov Failed
Experts say a lack of consumer-centric development and user testing led to the disastrous rollout of the government's Obamacare portal.