During a town hall-style meeting with employees at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, CEO Tim Cook talks about the company's future plans. Cook also spoke about revitalizing the iPad, Apple's future headquarters, and how the company plans to expand in the entertainment market.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco is acquiring Jasper Technologies, developer of an Internet of Things cloud platform, for $1.4 billion. The move further pushes Cisco toward its transformation into a software company.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/20161 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, 2/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Clear your desktop, light a lemon-scented candle, and get ready for a more productive day with these tips.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While Adobe Flash is little loved, its retirement has been a slow one. Google has announced steps to speed the process, and it will switch over to an HTML5 format in June.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/10/20165 comments | 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, 2/10/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple, Yahoo, and Google are making inroads into enabling smartphones to become a replacement for entering passwords -- a move that may not come soon enough for some users and help desks.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/9/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
MIT researchers have developed a GPU called Eyeriss that could enable algorithms to run locally and instantly, instead of sending raw data into the cloud. This means that a future version of Siri could get you answers much faster.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud, big data, and security are all big factors in education IT this year. At the same time, there is a cultural shift taking place not only among the student body, but within the demographics of the IT departments themselves. By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 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
iPhone users are seeing a new twist on the dreaded "Error 53" screens, which signals a smartphone is beyond repair. Apple reportedly notes that Error 53 is the result of a Touch ID security feature designed to protect users.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/8/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Adwind -- a relative of the infamous AlienSpy spyware -- offered as malware-as-a-service to all types of attackers.By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple is working to open retail stores in India, now the world's second-largest smartphone market. Although Apple has eyed the country for a while now, the company's plans point to a quick and rapid expansion to help its iPhone sales.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Sony is bringing its Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact smartphones to the US. The waterproof handsets offer two days of battery life and killer cameras, but lack fingerprint scanning technology.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple is relaxing its trade-in policies for users who want to swap their busted iPhones for upgraded devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/6/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Mozilla announces plans to cancel support and development on Firefox OS for smartphones in order to shift efforts to connected devices and the Internet of Things.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/6/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
This week Microsoft announced its undersea data center, released Windows 10 builds for PC and mobile, readied its Azure IoT hub, and made its Azure IoT Hub generally available.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/6/20161 Comment | 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
The latest version of Android Wear -- Wear 1.4 -- makes it possible to navigate smartwatches with new wrist gestures, and make calls thanks to added speaker support. The update is rolling out over the next few weeks.By Eric Zeman , 2/5/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
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.