Profile of Dawn KawamotoAssociate Editor, Dark Reading
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Dawn Kawamoto is an Associate Editor for Dark Reading, where she covers cybersecurity news and trends. She is an award-winning journalist who has written and edited technology, management, leadership, career, finance, and innovation stories for such publications as CNET's News.com, TheStreet.com, AOL's DailyFinance, and The Motley Fool. More recently, she served as associate editor for technology careers site Dice.com.
Articles by Dawn Kawamoto
posted in March 2016
As Microsoft kicked off its Build 2016 developers' conference, Redmond gave coders a new toy to play with, specifically HoloLens. Developer kits are now shipping as markets for AR and VR are gaining traction.
Microsoft's Office 365 is the most popular off-the-shelf cloud application, while Slack is the fastest growing among business customers, according to a report from Okta, an identity and mobility management service provider.
Embattled Internet giant Yahoo sets an April 11 deadline for prospective bidders to submit proposals regarding what company assets they wish to acquire and how much they're willing to pay.
Dell struck a deal to sell its IT services unit to Japan's NTT Data, which marks its first divestiture deal to raise cash for its EMC transaction.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach where cyber-criminals are targeting potentially lucrative corporate information, rather than details about consumers.
Bending to pressure from an activist shareholder, Amazon reveals information about its pay equality for males, females, as well as minorities.
The impact of H-1B workers on American tech jobs has been a hot-button issue, and now the controversial topic is a talking point in the current presidential race. So, now is a good time learn more about last year's 8 largest H-1B employers.
With its new top executive for Google Cloud Platform, Diane Greene, in place, Alphabet's subsidiary is planning to quadruple its cloud regions and ramp up hiring in these areas.
US government agencies faced a double-digit rise in cyber-security incidents last year, even though the White House greatly ramped up efforts to button down cyber-security, according to an Office of Management and Budget report.
A number of Kindle e-reader models need to install a critical software update by March 22, or risk losing the ability to connect to the Internet.
Google wants to fast-track self-driving cars to market. The company sent a letter to the US Transportation Secretary on March 18 that outlines how that can be accomplished.
Apple is teaming up with rival Google to move some of its iCloud business onto the Google Cloud Platform. The move comes as Apple looks to diversify its cloud presence.
Google, however, notes improvement is still needed on its own products and services. Gmail encryption support is 100%, but these other products and services fall short.
Google's AlphaGo has beaten the world champion Go player in a five-game match, delivering a monumental victory for artificial intelligence -- and a win for human intelligence, too.
Microsoft is the latest tech titan to rely on a game to further development of AI. The company is open sourcing its newly minted AIX platform to researchers and AI enthusiasts.
An Apple patent made public recently points to potentially larger plans for the iconic computer and device maker's Apple Watch. The wearable may eventually offer capabilities of a medical device.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who infamously once declared Linux a "cancer," has now had a change of heart and applauded the company's latest moves to embrace the open source platform.
Microsoft is beta testing a Bluetooth app designed to unlock your Windows 10 computer using your phone. The move is the latest by a tech titan to eliminate the dreaded password.
Microsoft unveiled plans to allow its SQL Server software to run on Linux. The Redmond giant's willingness to change its closed-shop stance is aimed at increasing its competitive edge.
Ray Tomlinson, creator of the first network email has died. Tomlinson invented the 1971 email program that still relies on the use of the @ sign today.
Apple is expected to unveil its latest updates to the iPhone, iPad, and its Apple Watch bands at an event to be held March 21. But despite Apple's reputation for secrecy, details have been leaking out.
Amazon pulls its Fire OS 5 encryption support, raising concern among users who like to access their corporate email on Amazon devices.
IoT is greatly used by heavy industries like utilities, oil, and gas and less by service-oriented industries, according to a new survey by Gartner. All told, about 43% of businesses are planning to adopt IoT technology by the end of the year.
Despite a relatively low unemployment rate for the tech industry, some of its jobs were hit harder with layoffs than others in 2015. Take a look at the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics data to see how your job and those of your peers fared.
Apple's upcoming iOS 9.3 is gearing up to give you greater transparency regarding whether your employer is monitoring your iPhone.
Networking giant Cisco dives deeper into the cloud, announcing plans to acquire CliQr for $260 million in order to deploy and manage applications in the cloud.