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Here’s the Full Transcript of TIME’s Interview With Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with TIME’s Nancy Gibbs and Lev Grossman on March 10 to discuss his company’s rapidly escalating fight with the FBI over …

How the Petrobras Scandal Ensnared Lula—and Upturned Brazilian Politics

It was a story so inspiring, they made it into a movie. The 2009 film <i>Lula: Son of Brazil</i> showed the ascent of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from a humble …

Building a brand-new Internet

We do not possess the ability to read the future, and yet we can predict with a high level of certainty that we will see more major cybersecurity incidents in 2016 and 2017.<p>The world’s cybersecurity capability is not able to advance in line with the growing vulnerabilities. We are faced by more and …

Microsoft wants to monopolise games development on PC. We must fight it

Microsoft is looking to dominate the games industry ecosystem with its aggressive new UWP initiative. Developers must oppose this, or else cede control of their titles<p>With its new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) initiative, Microsoft has built a closed platform-within-a-platform into Windows 10, …

Software

A Chilling Effect As Hong Kong's Missing Bookseller Cases Go Unresolved

Five Hong Kong booksellers disappeared and later turned up in police custody on mainland China, and nearly two months later, Chinese authorities have yet to explain how they got there.<p>Foreign governments and the United Nations have expressed concern about the disappearances. The British government …

Hong Kong

Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

One could see the TPP as a Christmas wish-list for major corporations, and the copyright parts of the text support such a view.<p>Matthew Rimmer, IP expert at Queensland University of Technology<p>We have to do everything we can to stop this agreement from getting signed, ratified, and put into …

Digital Rights

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EMC Buys Out Its Joint Venture With Cisco

VCE sells computer systems that combine storage tech from EMC, server software from VMware and computer and networking hardware from Cisco.<p>Bloomberg tech reporter Dina Bass broke the news Tuesday night via a tweet, "The EMC news is...that they are buying out most of Cisco's stake in their VCE joint …

VMware plays nice with OpenStack, unveils a VMware-powered data-center-in-a-box

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Virtualization giant VMware plans to announce Monday that its lineup of tools for the data center will soon be compatible with …

Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World?

Cross-pollination between military and civilian technologies fuels a fast-moving industry.<p>People lined both sides of Boylston Street, rounds of cheers going up as runners approached the end of the 2013 Boston marathon. Then white smoke plumed. Windows splintered. Fifteen seconds later, another …

Cybersecurity

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

Intel readies server-grade Atom for microserver ARM wrestling

If you were expecting Chipzilla to keep its server-chip powder dry until its Intel Developer Forum next week, surprise! It looks like Intel is going …

The Future of F5 Networks: SDN, iRules & Node.js

Unlike some others in the network industry (until lately at least), those dealing with F5 Networks’ products are probably well accustomed to change – …

Nicira NVP Control Plane

In the previous posts I described how a typical overlay virtual networking data plane works and what technologies vendors use to implement the …

A Day in the Life of Paris's Growing Muslim Population

Why Some Startups Say the Cloud Is a Waste of Money

Eric Frenkiel is through with convention and conformity. It was just too expensive.<p>In Silicon Valley, tech startups typically build their businesses …

Control Plane Protocols in Overlay Virtual Networks

Multiple overlay network encapsulations are nothing more than a major inconvenience (and religious wars based on individual bit fields close to …

Firefox OS faces brutal road ahead

Can a browser transform into a phone? Firefox maker Mozilla certainly hopes so, but skepticism among analysts has been the backdrop to Mozilla's claims of growing customer interest in its small, plasticky, and brightly colored Firefox phones.<p>Those phones have seen rapid expansion of availability in …

Mobile

The First Quantum Teleportation In A Computer Chip

In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate that their system could teleport 10,000 quantum bits per second. This teleportation …

Blaming the blockers: What’s the future of online advertising?

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / iQoncept<p>The Internet Advertising Bureau and its members are stirred up by two trends in advertising …

IBM Chief Technical Strategist on Object Stores: Watch This Space

Clod Barrera, the chief technical strategist for IBM’s storage group, stopped by theCube at the recently concluded Edge 2013 conference to share his …

Here’s why Intel announced a custom silicon business today

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>In what looks like a noteworthy shift for the chip giant, Intel says it is inside the custom silicon business, showing off its …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

5 Big Data Projects That Could Impact Your Life

It's huge. It's number-heavy. And many say it has the potential to drastically change the way our business, government, academia and healthcare …

Everything you need to know about PRISM

Since September 11th, 2001, the United States government has dramatically increased the ability of its intelligence agencies to collect and investigate information on both foreign subjects and US citizens. Some of these surveillance programs, including a secret program called PRISM, capture the …

These Excel Text Tricks Will Save Your Life When Cleaning Up Disorganized Data

// OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', 'x3bzZ5YzotLZQKMUOTKm3k0D59Fe0GNW', {"autoplay":true}); }); //<p>While Microsoft Excel is an impeccable program, sometimes you're forced to scrounge for data from less organized places.<p>Here, we look at one such example where the data that we …

51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List

I was trawling the Internet recently searching for a way to remove a grease spot from a favorite shirt of mine. How it got there, well, I blame a faulty fork and not my clumsy mouth. Anyway, time and again sites would reference a can of Coca-Cola as a way to remove the grease spot. I tried it, …