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Qualcomm hopes a gradual approach to server market will pay dividends

The ARM server market is a dangerous place to be: it's still about promise and there's virtually no money to be made. Some ARM server chip makers have quit or shut down, while others hold on to the hope that it will some day be viable.

VMware’s new management tools are hybrid, hybrid, hybrid

VMware hopes that any customer looking to use Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform will choose the company’s vRealize Suite to centrally manage their on-premises virtualized environments and the public cloud.

By Brandon Butler | 12 February, 2016 08:12

Tags: datacentre, cloud computing, VMware

US Senate passes permanent ban on Internet access taxes

The U.S. Senate votes to make a temporary Internet tax ban permanent.

Navy tests first ‘reversible’ clean energy fuel cell storage system

Boeing has delivered what it's calling a first-of-its-kind "reversible" fuel cell system for the U.S. Navy that uses a solid oxide cell to store energy created from solar power to produce clean, zero-emissions electricity.

Qualcomm's new LTE modem hits a gigabit and touches the future of mobile

Qualcomm's Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem, coming to devices in the second half of this year, is the company's first chip for both forms of unlicensed LTE, the technology for putting cellular signals on frequencies like those used by Wi-Fi.

It's official: Older versions of IE are now at risk

Microsoft this week made good on a 2014 promise and withheld security updates from users of older versions of Internet Explorer.

By Gregg Keizer | 12 February, 2016 07:00

Tags: Microsoft

Google execs defend tax deal to UK legislators

Google executives defended the company's recent U.K. tax settlement before a hostile Parliamentary committee in London.

By Peter Sayer | 12 February, 2016 06:30

Tags: Google

Project Kratos: AWS Lambda functionality, without Amazon lock-in

"Project Kratos" uses Docker as part of a self-managing, stateless application stack, but it'll be a commercial product rather than an exclusively open source creation

By Serdar Yegulalp | 12 February, 2016 05:18

Tags: Docker

Microsoft expands Windows 10 release notes, but experts want more, much more

Microsoft is touting new release notes, and a listing of past updates, for Windows 10, saying it's providing the added information customers demanded.

By Gregg Keizer | 12 February, 2016 04:22

Tags: Windows 10

Now your phone can scan documents directly to the cloud with Box Capture

Users of Box Capture can scan a document with their iPhone's camera and then share and collaborate on it just as they would any other document on Box.

What's next for IBM’s enterprise social business

Enterprise Social Solutions GM Jeff Schick shares thoughts on Project Toscana, cloud vs. on-premises and more at IBM Connect event

By Bob Brown | 12 February, 2016 03:15

Tags: IBM, cloud computing, mobile, IBM Verse

Schneier: terrorists will switch to more secure alternatives to avoid encryption backdoors

A study shows that if the U.S. mandates backdoors to decrypt secret messages, there are hundreds of alternatives that are made outside the reach of U.S. law.

Indegy finds out when industrial controls go bad (think Stuxnet)

Israeli startup Indegy monitors devices on industrial control networks to detect when their configurations have changed as a way to know when the machines are compromised, an attack vector exploited by the Stuxnet worm that took down Iranian nuclear centrifuges.

Critical VPN key exchange flaw exposes Cisco security appliances to remote hacking

Cisco Systems patched a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to take over Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewalls configured as virtual private network servers by simply sending malformed network packets to them.

Qualcomm bringing LTE connectivity to wearables with new Wear platform

Wearables today are overwhelmingly tethered to smartwatches. Qualcomm wants to change that by bringing LTE connectivity to wearables with its new Snapdragon Wear platform.

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