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10 Best Houseplants for Low Light

Chinese evergreen (<i>Aglaonema</i>)<p>Both its toughness and handsome foliage account for <i>Aglaonema</i>’s popularity. Its graceful, oblong leaves grow from a …

In First for Industry, Audi Vehicles Will Communicate With Traffic Signals

Tech News<p>German car maker Audi is rolling out technology that will allow its vehicles in the United States to communicate with traffic signals, allowing for a more stress-free ride in what it says is the car industry's first commercial use of the nascent technology.<p>Audi of America, which is owned …

Cloud Infrastructure Market: AWS, Microsoft, Google, IBM Dominate

A crowded field of cloud competitors, including AWS, Microsoft, Google, and IBM, dominated the global cloud infrastructure market in the second …

Business Technology

Everything I Don’t Remember is the latest twisty crime import from Sweden

You can tell a lot about a culture by its crime fiction. Though the genre is often utilitarian, with simple prose to better provide quick thrills, it …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your …

Google Flights

Cisco to Expand Cloud Security Portfolio with Acquisition of CloudLock

I’m excited to share that today Cisco announced its intent to acquire CloudLock Inc., a leading cloud security solution that gives companies visibility and policy control over content shared in cloud applications.<p>CloudLock specializes in Cloud Access Security Broker, or CASB, technology and helps …

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

1/<p>1. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata)<p>Boston ferns rank as one of the best plant air purifiers and they also release an abundant amount of moisture …

American Airlines strikes a deal with ViaSat to bring satellite WiFi to 100 planes

American Airlines has gone non-Gogo, striking a deal with Southern Californian communications company ViaSat to bring satellite-powered WiFi to 100 Boeing 737 MAX aircrafts by September of next year.<p>The deal comes in the wake of some fairly tense dealings between the airline and Gogo, whose …

Microsoft's Outlook and Hotmail spam filters are currently broken

If you're noticing an increased amount of spam email in your Outlook or Hotmail account this morning, you're not alone. Microsoft's spam filters for its Outlook.com email service have been experiencing issues over the past 12 hours, and the company is attempting to fix the problems. "Some users may …

CCNA Routing & Switching Certification for the New Digital Landscape

We’ve all watched as companies like Uber, Airbnb, Square and even Amazon have fundamentally changed the way we interact, consume and buy. Traditional business models have been completely flipped on their heads and the lines between business sectors have become blurred.<p>Whether you are an IT network …

There’s a new thing called ‘fog computing’ and no, we’re not joking

That's where companies rent shared software, computers, and storage instead of buying and installing it all themselves. They pay for their usage via subscriptions, accessing it over the internet.<p>Cloud computing is all the rage right now, on track to be a $10 billion business for Amazon in 2016; …

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Hulu will reportedly challenge cable companies with its own internet TV service

Live streams of ABC, Fox, and ESPN could be coming early next year<p>Hulu is reportedly planning to move beyond offering consumers on-demand replays of popular TV shows; early next year, the company's subscribers might be able to watch them live — if they're willing to pay more money. <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Microsoft is buying 10 million molecules of custom DNA from a San Francisco startup

It seems that Microsoft is exploring the idea of using DNA molecules as a way to store massive amounts of data. Unlike hard drives, Blu-Ray discs, or pretty much any current storage technology, DNA stays intact and readable for as long as 1,000 to 10,000 years.<p>Better yet, Microsoft Research …

The 8 fastest-growing tech skills worth over $110,000

Job-hunting site Dice prides itself on helping IT pros navigate which skills to pursue. It just concluded an analysis of its database of 80,000-plus tech jobs from April 2015 through April 2016 to determine the fastest-growing skills based on job openings.<p>We then cross-checked those skills against …

Big Data

Obama appoints execs from MasterCard, Uber, and Microsoft to cybersecurity panel

As well as former NSA director Keith Alexander<p>The White House today released a list of names President Barack Obama will appoint to his new Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. The panel, established this year as part of Obama's $19 billion proposal to tighten defenses against hacking …

Microsoft's incredible new app helps blind people see the world around them — take a look

Last Thursday, Microsoft showed off its Seeing AI app for the first time. It's still under development, but it looks extremely promising.<p>Using a smartphone camera or a pair of camera-equipped smart glasses, the Seeing AI app can identify things in your environment — people, objects, and even …

What Happens When You Combine Artificial Intelligence and Satellite Imagery

Facebook (fb) has a vested interest in helping the 4.2 billion people who still lack reliable Internet access find their way online. But when the …

How to trick your iPhone into freeing up storage space

A trick to get more storage space on your iPhone has been circulating around the Internet today — but you have to have less than a gig of available …

Apps

The Next Era of Networking Has Arrived! #CiscoDNA #CiscoChat on April 4th

“Digital disruption will displace nearly 4 of the top 10 incumbents by industry over the next five years.*” It’s loud and clear – the digital era has arrived, with technology playing a pivotal role in today’s business strategy thanks largely to mobility, cloud, analytics, and IoT. Organizations in …

​Apple's Swift comes to Linux

Swift 2.2 includes support for Swift on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 and 15.10.<p>People like to think Microsoft is the dean of proprietary software companies. …

Google Introduces A New Feature Designed To Help You Decide Where And When To Travel

When it comes to navigation, Google Maps is the bomb. And now, the internet titan is looking to give travelers even more information and options in the palms of their hands via a new search feature which will help decide not only where to go on vacation, but when and how much the trip will cost.<p>On …

Mobile Devices

Amazon launches tool to ease database migration into its cloud

Amazon Web Services is widely releasing a tool that enables companies to migrate databases into Amazon’s cloud computing ecosystem relatively cheaply …

8,000 companies have signed up to try Microsoft's SQL Server for Linux in first week

At the start of the month, Microsoft made the big announcement that it would be bringing its popular SQL Server database product to Linux, a move …

Microsoft launches two Azure data center regions just for the U.S. Defense Department

Microsoft is today announcing updates to its Azure Government public cloud, which is tailored to the needs of government agencies. The most interesting bit of news is that Microsoft will be opening up two new Azure data center regions that are specifically intended for the U.S. Department of …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Microsoft has crafted a switch OS on Debian Linux. Repeat, a switch OS on Debian Linux

Toolkit for wrangling networks released<b>OCP Summit</b> Put down your coffee gently. Microsoft has today released the source code to an open-source …

Microsoft integrates Visual Studio with open-source Eclipse IDE

The most popular integrated development environments, Eclipse and Visual Studio, are coming together.<p>It won't get the headlines that Microsoft …

Cisco Spark Is Here

Yes, Cisco Spark has arrived! That cool mobile business messaging app we launched a year ago has grown up. It’s now a full-blown business communications service from the Cisco cloud. We are really excited about bringing this to market and are encouraged by some of the early reactions, including an …

Snapchat, Seagate among companies duped in tax-fraud scam

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tax-filing season is turning into a nightmare for thousands of employees whose companies have been duped by email fraudsters. A …

Women's Code Rates Better Than Men's, But Is Rejected When Their Gender Is Revealed

Talk about user error.<p>In what the authors are claiming is the largest-scale study of gender bias to date, researchers in the US have found that code …