Black Friday is still about 2 months away, but the first ad leaks touting bargains on everything from the latest iPhones to tablets, TVs and PCs could surface by the end of next month.
Stories by Bob Brown
The FBI has issued a plea for those who have been hit by ransomware to report this to federal law enforcement so that the country can get a better sense of just how bad this problem really is.
An overabundance of blinking, beaming LEDs on network and other gear is driving sysadmins and others crazy, and some are doing something about it.
The Department of Energy says the the $40 million it is investing in nearly two dozen projects will result in exascale computing systems that perform calculations on data 50 to 100 times faster than today's most powerful supercomputers.
Having seen all sorts of makeshift fixes – from post-it notes to bandages to condom wrappers – used to block Wi-Fi access point LEDs from beaming and sometimes blinking, some IT shops have begun turning off the lights altogether even though it can make their jobs a little tougher.
Industry watchers such as CB Insights show that venture capital funding of internet of things companies is actually on the decline. But we've seen enough fresh funding in the months since we rounded up 10 Internet of Things companies to watch back in April, to justify us doing this follow-up with 7 additional firms, most of them startups.
Apple’s acquisition this past week of Turi, a Seattle machine learning company that has its roots in the open source GraphLab project, brings to six the number of deals Apple has made this year that have gone public.
Facebook Live stream captures latest news on computer bugs & real insects
Google Chief Education Evangelist calls on higher ed to rethink how they help students learn in a fast-changing technological and economic world
National Moth Week, Black Hat exploit presentations, edible insects, Pornhub bug bounty & Zica prevention at the Rio Olympics all come up on Bugs & Bugs Facebook Live event
You might be familiar with the Cell on Wheels (COW) concept that carriers have deployed to bring temporary wireless service to busy venues or disaster relief areas. Now AT&T is giving the COW acronym a new high-flying meaning: Cell on Wings.
Bugs & Bugs: Gypsy Moth invasion, cyborg locusts, Zero Days -- the movie, bug problems for Lenovo, Symantec & others, and super interesting research from New York University & others aimed at reducing software bugs
Bowdoin College CIO tests startup Mist's WiFi and Bluetooth Low Energy offerings to complement campus-wide Cisco WLAN and deliver new location-based services
For a giant 30-plus-year-old company, Cisco has a reputation for keeping things fresh via spin-ins, buyouts and venture investments. But late last year, the vendor launched the Innovate Everywhere Challenge just to make sure it wasn’t overlooking any great new ideas among its 74,000 employees.
It might surprise you that Cisco, one of the more acquisitive network companies around, hasn’t joined the fray of multi-million and multi-billion virtual and augmented reality acquisitions and investments yet. Then again, Cisco now can look internally for a growing amount expertise in that field.