Google continues the expansion of its Fiber Internet service by offering free connections for families in public housing, starting in Kansas City. The search giant is already offering free WiFi service in some public housing developments.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/4/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Officials from London's transportation authority and Google are in active discussions to bring the company's self-driving cars to the city's streets.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/7/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
AT&T is planning to test super speedy 5G technologies by the end of the year in homes and offices in Austin. The 5G testing comes at a time when data-hogging video that can slow networks down accounts for more than half of the data traffic on AT&T's networks.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/13/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Google engineers contributed open source code to the LLVM compile project, revealing the company's use of in-house silicon. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/12/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Google does its part for Safer Internet Day with its giveaway. Also, Gmail users will start seeing warnings when message senders can't be authenticated and when they don't support transport encryption.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/11/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In a bid to assuage European objections over "right to be forgotten" issues, Google will scrub search results from more of its websites in Europe.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/11/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Yahoo has promised to cut 1,700 positions, and it appears to have dropped the axe first in Sunnyvale by laying off 107 employees from its headquarters.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/11/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hortonworks reported an annual revenue increase of 165%, but losses still outpace sales. Company executives promised a hard push to bring those numbers closer together in 2016.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper delivers chilling remarks regarding the Internet of Things, noting there may come a day when spy agencies may tap into IoT for surveillance, network access, and more.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In a letter to the search giant, the NHTSA indicates its support for Google's self-driving vehicles by stating the computer that pilots the car can be considered a driver.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/10/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apache Spark is among the Hadoop ecosystem technologies acting as catalysts for broader adoption of big data infrastructure. Now, Looker -- a vendor of business intelligence software -- has announced support for Spark and other Hadoop technologies. The goal? To speed up access to the data that fuels business decision making.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/10/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The Internet of Things needs standardization and easier programming options. Until then, the promise of IoT for consumers remains unfulfilled. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/10/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Kaspersky Lab has identified a massive uptick in cyber espionage in Russia by 'Chinese-speaking' APTs.By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The CNIL, France's data regulation authority, has issued a formal notice to Facebook, warning the social network that it needs to fairly collect data concerning the browsing activity of Internet users who do not have an account.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With millions of machines potentially vulnerable to attacks on their BIOS firmware, Dell has introduced a verification tool designed for enterprise IT to monitor users' machines and intervene if an attack is detected. The cloud-based tool takes a different approach than other BIOS offerings on the market.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 2/9/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Reflecting the fundamental transformation in the market, Gartner has changed how it evaluates vendors in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics. Only three vendors survived the cut and stayed in the Leaders Quadrant. Here's a look at the changes.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/9/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Google is said to be preparing an updated VR headset. The new version could include more sensors, higher quality lenses, and a plastic shell.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
US Department of Education CIO Danny Harris was grilled by lawmakers about possible ethics violations. Meanwhile the department, which has a lending budget the size of Citibank, was still said to be vulnerable to security threats.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/8/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Data analysts got to work on Super Bowl 50, Tableau Software's earnings spooked investors on Wall Street, and OpenText released a tool for measuring sentiment about the US presidential elections. These are some of the stories you'll find in our big data roundup for the week ending February 7.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IBM says its new "Open for data" slogan encompasses a slew of new cloud data services and analytics offerings designed to make it easy for enterprises to quickly get started with big data in the cloud, even if their workloads require secure on-premises implementations.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Time to Reconsider Enterprise Email StrategyCost, time, and risk. It's the demand trifecta vying for the attention of both technology professionals and attorneys charged with balancing the expectations of their clients and business units with the hard reality of the current financial and regulatory climate. Sometimes, organizations assume high levels of risk as a result of their inability to meet the costs involved in data protection. In other instances, it's time that's of the essence, as with a data breach.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.