We trace the rise of free open source software—code that can be freely modified and shared—from philosophical outlier to modern powerhouse
Stories by Josh Fruhlinger
Developers spend countless hours solving business problems with code. Then it’s the ops team’s turn to spend countless hours, first figuring out how to get the code that developers write up and running on whatever computers are available, and second making sure those computers operate smoothly. The second part truly is a never-ending task. Why not leave that part to someone else?
5G networks will boost wireless throughput by a factor of 10 and may replace wired broadband. But when will they be available, and why are 5G and IoT so linked together?
A honeypot is a system designed to lure hackers into revealing their origins and techniques, and they're used by security researchers and corporate IT alike.
A full-stack developer understands the entire software stack, from the GUI front end to the database back end. However, not everyone agrees on the level of mastery needed to earn the title
Catch a glimpse of what flourishes in the shadows of the internet.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. If it breaks, buy a replacement part on eBay and stubbornly refuse to upgrade.
Whether you want to lower your cell phone bill or find true love, there's usually a way around your problems
Execs at AOL and Verizon hope their merger will be a story for the ages, not a cautionary tale.
In Pictures: Tech's ticking time bombs - The components you might (and might not) expect to wear out
Your computer's next point of failure might be further up the stack than you think
With big layoffs rumored to be close on the horizon, IBM is going to need to use another regeneration.
You have two options when it comes to beating the automated systems that filter resumes: you can go through them, or you can go around them.
You're definitely going to meet them. Hopefull you aren't one of them.
Proof that no matter how much time, effort, and money you put into something, it may sink like a stone and stay at the bottom
Some buzzwords evolve from the foam of language; others are invented in strokes of evil genius