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Docker Opens Up To Support Kubernetes Container Orchestration

At the DockerCon EU conference, container vendor makes big announcement, embracing the one-time rival Kubernetes container orchestrator.

Persistent Memory a Key Topic at Storage Visions Conference

When experts get together to talk storage, the convergence of storage media and memory inside new-generation data centers and network fabrics is top of mind.

Chrome Cleanup Tool Enhancements Protect Users From Unwanted Software

New features have been added that gives Chrome for Windows users better protection against unwanted and unsafe software.

KRACK, ROCA Encryption Flaws to Require Meticulous Device Updates

NEWS ANALYSIS: Revelations about the KRACK and ROCA encryption vulnerabilities mean that IT administrators will have to go through rounds of updates again, if they haven't already.

New Cloud Services Map Makes Microsoft AWS-Azure Comparisons Easier

Microsoft makes it easier for enterprises to compare AWS and Azure for their multi-cloud deployment and migration projects.

Huawei New Mate 10 Smartphones Include AI Chips to Boost Performance

The latest Huawei handsets include new Kirin 907 chipsets, which are built to enhance mobile artificial intelligence capabilities in the phones.

U.S. Supreme Court Keeps Microsoft Ireland Email Case Alive

The Supreme Court will hear the U.S. Department of Justice's petition on the Microsoft Ireland email privacy case.

North Korea Steals Confidential US, South Korean Military Documents

DAILY VIDEO: North Korea is escalating cyber-attacks with little fear of retaliation; Russians reportedly also abused YouTube and Pokemon Go in the 2016 election; Taiwan fines Qualcomm $773 million for practices that hamper competition; and there's more.

WordPress Plugins Expose Sites to Increased Risk, Report Finds

The SiteLock Website Security Insider report reveals multiple security trends, including security risks associated with WordPress sites.

StackRox 1.3 Improves Container Security With Better Threat Detection

The update from the container security startup includes enhanced detection rules to help identify different types of container attacks.

Researchers Reveal Critical KRACK Flaws in WPA WiFi Security

The widely used WPA2 protocol for WiFi security is at risk from a form of replay attack that could leave hundreds of millions of devices vulnerable to attack, researchers have found.

How Google Home Mini, Home Max Aim to Counter Amazon Echo Popularity

Both Google Home models run Google Assistant and come with support for a variety of apps and smart home services, allowing users to turn on lights or music with voice commands.

Researchers Reveal Critical KRACK Flaws in WPA WiFi Security

Widely used WPA2 protocol for WiFi security is revealed by researchers to be at risk from a form of replay attack that could leave hundreds of millions of devices vulnerable to attack.

StackRox 1.3 Improves Container Security Threat Detection

Update from container security startup includes enhanced detection rules to help identify different types of container attacks.

Google Adds Target in Retail Alliance Working to Counter Amazon

NEWS ANALYSIS: In a move aimed at countering Amazon's continued growth in online retailing, Google has now added Target to its growing list of stores to its voice-ordering and free delivery network.

Microsoft Tunes Cortana to Collect, Organize Favorite Web Pages

Cortana will soon keep track of interesting internet finds so that users don't search through the depths of their browser histories.

Now You Can Order Food from Your Facebook Page

The social network is partnering with existing services GrubHub, Delivery.com, DoorDash, ChowNow, Zuppler, EatStreet, Slice and Olo to connect for access to restaurants that support them.

Qualcomm Files Patent Lawsuits Seeking iPhone Sales Ban in China

Qualcomm has filed a patent suit in China seeking licensing fees for several mobile technology patents it says Apple is using in its latest iPhone models.

Microsoft, AWS Share Gluon Deep Learning Tool With AI Developers

Although rivals in the cloud, the technology giants find common ground in helping developers dive into the world of deep learning applications.

Israel Allegedly Hacks Kaspersky Lab, Shares Findings With US

DAILY VIDEO: Israel allegedly breaches Kaspersky Lab to reveal Russian hackers; a YouTube channel is shut down over Russian-sponsored election propaganda; Workday announces self-service analytics and data as a service; and there's more.

Equifax, TransUnion Hit by Malicious JavaScript Security Risk

Tracking code for website performance data on an Equifax site allegedly had been injected with code that downloaded a fake Flash downloader onto user's systems.

Intel Plants Flag in Quantum Computing Space With 17-Qubit Chip

The company says the superconducting chip, developed with QuTech, comes with a unique packaging architecture.

Eight Industries Primed and Ready for Headless CMS Adoption

A headless CMS gives an organization significant advantages that cannot be ignored. This slide show looks at those advantages and which industries will most benefit from a headless CMS.

Avamar, Delphix Entrepreneur Talks New-Gen IT in New Book

There are certainly lots of good books out there about starting new companies, but there aren't that many from new-generation thinkers like Delphix founder Jed Yueh.

CompTIA Survey Looks at People's View About Building Smart Cities

Computer industry trade association CompTIA surveyed the views of private citizens and IT professionals working for municipal governments about building smart cities.

Google, Udacity to Award 50,000 Scholarships to Aspiring Developers

The new scholarship partnership with Udacity is part of a broader Grow with Google initiative that CEO Sundar Pichai announced this week.

Russians Reportedly Also Abused YouTube, Pokémon Go in 2016 Election

Meanwhile, Facebook has begun overhauling how it handles political ads on its platform and plans changes before the U.S. midterm elections next year.

California Firestorms Reveal Wireless Network Fragility in Emergencies

NEWS ANALYSIS: Wireless networks in the U.S. have little redundancy or interoperability, which means they can fail when they are needed the most, in natural disasters such as the firestorms in Northern California.

Taiwan Fines Qualcomm $773M for Practices That Hamper Competition

The penalty is the latest in a growing list of regulatory problems the mobile chip maker is facing for its business practices.

North Korea Escalating Cyber-Attacks With Little Fear of Retaliation

Online attackers from North Korea reportedly stole confidential military documents, including war contingency plans drawn up by U.S. and South Korean forces. Without any downside, such attacks will continue, security experts say.

Akamai Improves Bot Manager to Defend Against Credential Stuffing

Technology from Akamai's acquisition of Cyberfend is now integrated into Bot Manager Premier, providing protection from credential stuffing attacks.

Cortana Fans Can Now Chat With the Microsoft Virtual Assistant in Skype

DAILY VIDEO: Skype users can now chat with Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistant; a new Dell IoT division will push its distributed core technology strategy; Arity launches mobility intelligence tools for the shared ride industry; and there's more.

HP Lone PC Maker to Defy Worldwide PC Sales Slowdown in Third Quarter

Market researchers IDC and Gartner both reported that PC sales continue their multi-year decline in the 2017 third quarter, with HP the only PC maker to report an increase in sales.

Grafeas Project Debuts to Improve Kubernetes Supply Chain Security

A new open-source effort backed by Google, IBM, Red Hat and others launches to provide auditing and governance for the container software supply chain.

Spiceworks 'Learn' Portal Delivers Crowd-Sourced IT Skill Lessons

The new Spiceworks Learn portal lets IT pros share their hard-earned knowledge and experience with others working on similar projects.

New Box Skills Uses AI to Extract Key Image, Audio, Video Content

Box kicked off its BoxWorks conference by announcing Box Skills, an, artificial intelligence framework for finding content in audio, video and image files.

Microsoft Ventures Launches AI Startup Competition

The software giant's investment arm and other participating venture capitalists will pour a total of $3.5 million into the winning artificial intelligence startups.

WD May Have Given HDDs New Life for Big-Data Storage

WD unveiled new storageware that ostensibly enables ultra-high capacity hard disk drives to meet the future high-scale demands of big data.

Microsoft Previews PowerShell's Cross-Platform Future at SpiceWorld

Jeffrey Snover, PowerShell's inventor, is telling the the software development community about the tool's cloud-enabled, cross-platform future.

YouTube Channel Shut Down Over Russian-Sponsored Election Propaganda

The move appears to be a result of an ongoing investigation into the use of Google platforms for spreading disinformation.

Docker Raising New Funding as Container Competition Grows

A new SEC filing indicates that the container vendor is looking to raise new funding as the company faces an increasingly competitive landscape.

Google Finds Russia-Backed Entities Placed Ads on YouTube, Gmail

DAILY VIDEO: Google identifies Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail; FCC approves Google Project Loon for hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico; Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile OS is on life support; and there's more.

Workday Announces Self-Service Analytics and Data as a Service

Workday Prism Analytics and Benchmarking will help enable better insights from human capital and finance data, the company says at a customer event.

How to Overcome Limitations of Conventional Discovery in the Cloud

Organizations are facing large obstacles as they migrate production workloads to the cloud, including a lack of comprehensive data visibility. These best practices for cloud asset management can help.

Israel Allegedly Breaches Kaspersky Lab to Reveal Russian Hackers

Reports claim that a clandestine operation by Israel was able to exploit Kaspersky Lab, with information from the hack subsequently shared with U.S. intelligence officials.

Spiceworks State of IT Report Predicts Strong Hiring, Budgets in 2018

IT hiring and budget growth will remain robust in 2018 to drive corporate revenue growth and support the continuing transition to cloud computing, according to Spiceworks' 2018 State of IT' report.

Kaspersky Lab Allegedly Breached by Israel to Reveal Russian Hackers

Reports claim that a clandestine operation by Israel was able to exploit Kaspersky Lab, with information from the hack subsequently shared with U.S. intelligence officials.

Alibaba Will Invest $15 Billion in R&D Through 2020

Chinese company will open seven research labs: China , the U.S. , Russia , Israel and Singapore.

New Dell IoT Division to Push Distributed Core Technology Strategy

Dell Technologies is using its broad product and services portfolio to create new Internet of Things Division and will invest $1 billion in IoT product and service development efforts.

Arity Launches Mobility Intelligence Tools for Shared Ride Industry

Shared Mobility Solutions is an app for smartphones that uses more than 26 billion miles of historical driving behavior data and years of transportation expertise to determine personal driving metrics for insurance providers.