Tech Industry

These 10 programming languages have dominated development in 2017 - TechRepublic

An interactive ranking from IEEE Spectrum has put Python at the top of the list of languages most used by its readers. Here's how the rest stack …

Programming

AWS on full-service cloud: It's not just storage and compute anymore

Remember when worries about security and uptime dampened conversations about cloud infrastructure as a service? Those concerns that were common just …

Real-Time Data

50% of low-skilled jobs will be replaced by AI and automation, report claims - TechRepublic

A report from Ball State University found that machines will master half of low-skilled jobs currently performed by humans, and a quarter of those …

Intelligence

Google says AI will help run datacenters in the near future - TechRepublic

Machine-learning systems will fast become part and parcel of running large datacenters says Google's VP of engineering.<p>The engineer in charge of …

Machine Learning

Seattle, not San Francisco, is the fastest growing market for software engineers, report says - TechRepublic

A new report from LinkedIn examines a host of factors around software engineering, including which cities are paying the most and what skills are …

Big Data

CaixaBank deploys tablet PCs across retail banking to improve account management

Spain’s CaixaBank is about to complete a €75m rollout of 33,000 tablet PC devices to all customer service personnel, including cashiers across all …

Banking

Game companies are forerunners of the next wave of business tech innovation - TechRepublic

In an interview with TechRepublic, Albion Online developer Sandbox Interactive explains that innovations common in today's business technology …

Game Development

Creating a bootable VMware ESXi USB drive in Windows - TechRepublic

Trying to get started with VMware's virtualization app but lack an optical drive on your server? Here are the steps to transform the ISO into a …

Linux

How to use ssh-agent to make working with secure shell more efficient - TechRepublic

If you constantly log in and out of your servers with ssh, Jack Wallen shows you how to make this task a bit more efficient, with the help of …

Linux

What's behind Google Hire?

US small and medium-sized companies running Google’s G Suite will now be able to use machine learning technology to support their recruitment efforts.<p>…

Business Technology

Splunk joins $15.8M round into security analytics startup Insight Engines

Silicon Valley’s enterprise technology giants actively invest in their partner ecosystems to drive revenue growth. This often encompasses not only …

Startups

Rackspace announces new managed services partnerships with Google & Pivotal

Cloud services provider Rackspace Inc. has said it’s teaming up with Google Inc. and Pivotal Software Inc. in two separate partnerships aimed at …

Google Cloud Platform

Essential reading for IT leaders: 10 books on cloud computing (free PDF) - TechRepublic

One good way to raise your cloud computing IQ is by reading a variety of titles that cover the most critical details—from technical to historical to …

Cloud Computing

Pro tip: if you're running an illegal marketplace don't link it to your personal Hotmail account

The disappearance of darknet marketplace Alphabay, first thought to be an exit scam, then linked to the alleged suicide of one of its owners before …

Security

Research from Ponemon Institute highlights lack of confidence in public sector IT

Public sector IT decision-makers are not confident about their ability to quickly restore services following an IT failure, according to study from …

Business Technology

Google vs Amazon: Who will win the cloud pricing war? - TechRepublic

With Amazon Web Service's (AWS) cloud infrastructure and customer base dwarfing its competitors, does AWS have greater leeway to reduce prices than …

Google Cloud Platform

Cloudera aims to change the way data is engineered

Developing an accurate data science model is a challenging process on its own. Scaling the model from a development environment to a production …

Big Data

Devil's Ivy vulnerability could take down millions of servers and IoT devices - TechRepublic

A recent blog from Senrio detailed a new flaw called Devil's Ivy, found in an open source code library, that could be used to hijack security cameras …

Information Security

Destruction of service attacks an existential threat to business, says Cisco

Such is the rapid evolution of security threats and the growing magnitude of attacks that we will soon see the emergence of extremely destructive …

Cybersecurity

Scottish community broadband network gets funding to expand

The Locheilnet Community Interest Company, Scotland’s largest community-run broadband network, has been awarded a grant of £42,000 by Highlands and …

Business Technology

CIO interview: Marc Roberts, CTO, HiyaCar

Being CTO at a startup business that uses IT to differentiate itself means there is no legacy hangover and software can be developed quickly to …

Business Technology

How to install Countly Analytics on Ubuntu Server - TechRepublic

Countly is a powerful tool that can enable various types of data analysis. Here's how to install this server app on the Ubuntu platform.<p>Countly is a …

Linux

The algorithm that made YouTube 4 percent faster goes live on Google’s cloud

Staying competitive in the cutthroat cloud market requires more than just an aggressive feature release schedule. The top providers also continuously …

Google

Lords to probe ethics of artificial intelligence

The House of Lords Select Committee on artificial intelligence (AI) has called for academia, industry, technologists and the general public to have …

Artificial Intelligence

Azure propels Microsoft intelligent cloud earnings

Microsoft has reported a boom in its Azure cloud service in its 2017 Q4 filing, with revenue in its intelligent cloud growing 11% to $7.4bn.<p>It …

Business Technology

Even if your AI works, the law may not allow it - TechRepublic

It turns out that we're not quite ready to succumb to our AI overlords. Here's why.<p>The most difficult thing about AI may not be getting it to …

Machine Learning

Security Serious Week summit goes virtual

The 2017 Security Serious Week, aimed at helping organisations become more security-savvy, includes a series of high-level webinars and the second …

Cybersecurity

Bank to help youngsters manage money through video blogs

Halifax is working with child YouTube stars to help educate youngsters on how to manage their money.<p>The bank, part of Lloyds Banking Group, is …

Business Technology

Software wet wipes, Sonatype advocates supply chain hygiene - Open Source Insider

Supply chain automation company Sonatype produces what it calls its Software Supply Chain Report every year (now in its third) in an attempt to …

Business Technology

Sporting lessons for IT leaders looking to improve customer engagement

Ask business leaders to state which industry they feel is being most disrupted by the digital revolution, and they are likely to list sectors such as …

Business Technology