Reddit is not just filled with pictures of cats and silly memes. Seriously. There's a lot of good content on the popular social news aggregator for network professionals whether you're focused on security, Windows, VoIP, IPv6 or a mixed bag.
Bob Metcalfe, who 40 years ago invented Ethernet along with David Boggs, spent two hours this week regaling Reddit users with his thoughts on everything from software-defined networking to Internet porn.
The scene-making Improv Everywhere troupe has released a pair of videos in which it pokes fun at people who can't take their eyes off their texting devices even while navigating busy streets in New York City. Improv Everywhere's solution for safeguarding oblivious walking/texting zombies: Seeing-eye People.
Dr. John Halamka, CIO at the hospital where Boston Marathon bombing patients and suspects have been treated over the past week, has shared in a blog post Tuesday lessons learned from an IT and security management perspective.
As someone who spent billions with HP over 20 years while in IT leadership roles at Boeing and Verizon Wireless, John Hinshaw knew the big hardware, software and services company from the outside as well as anyone. In the year-and-a-half since becoming executive vice-president of technology and operations at HP, he's been putting that knowledge to use on the inside.
Virtual Instruments, the nearly 5-year-old infrastructure performance management software and hardware maker, is one of those companies that might never become a household name no matter how successful it becomes. In fact, many at first mistake the company for being in the music business.
While it's still unclear when Apple will reveal its iPhone 6, iPad 5 or iOS 7 (or whatever it calls its next smartphone, tablet and operating system), the longer we wait the more intriguing ideas are being floated by would-be Apple designers.
Tufts University's Gordon Institute has named 13 finalists for two $50,000 business startup prizes, and the techier contenders' focus areas run the gamut from scooping up ticks to crowdsourcing new videogame ideas.
John Robert (Rob) Held, who made a name for himself in the networking industry during the 1980s and 1990s as president and CEO of Ethernet hub pioneer Chipcom, has died at age of 74. Held suffered a brain hemorrhage earlier this month and died in Boston.
The pressure is increasing on Apple to revamp iOS for iPhones and iPads as competitors -- from Samsung to Microsoft to BlackBerry -- roll out advances, and the Apple faithful have no shortage of ideas for what iOS 7 should include.
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