Tech Industry

The new kingmakers of IT: maximizing developers and DevOps for the enterprise

In today’s world of open source, developers are considered to be the “new kingmakers” of IT — the brains and the imagination that drives software and …

DevOps

A year after its launch, Tech:NYC has become a force in New York politics

It’s been a little over a year since Fred Wilson and Tim Armstrong appeared onstage at Disrupt in New York to launch Tech:NYC.<p>The two titans of New York City’s tech scene were angling to create a new organization that would speak out for the interests of the tech industry in both city and state …

Bill de Blasio

How to add an AirPort Express to an AirPort Extreme to extend wireless networks

A single wireless radio is often insufficient to cover all the floor space a SOHO requires. Here's how to add an AirpPort Express to extend an …

Wi-Fi

Google, IBM and Lyft team up for new open-source container project

More and more companies are abandoning the traditional approach of deploying software as a tightly integrated package in favor of the microservices …

Lyft

Google, IBM, Lyft partner on open source microservices management platform Istio

The new open source project aims to provide a secure way for businesses to monitor and manage microservices, starting with Kubernetes.<p>On Wednesday, …

Juniper touts autonomous ‘self-driving networks’

Self-driving cars and computer networks may not have a lot in common, but that could change if Juniper Networks gets its way.<p>The supplier of network …

Business Technology

Trump’s move to cut corporate tax could push Israeli technology companies to the United States

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans for sharp cuts to corporate taxes will lead Israeli technology companies, a lynchpin of Israel’s economy, to …

United States

All eyes on Etsy as investors push public cloud to cut costs - Ahead in the Clouds

<i>Online marketplace Etsy is under growing investor pressure, following a drop in share price, to cut costs. But will embracing public cloud do the</i> …

Business Technology

4 ways to energize yourself at mid-year

The halfway point of the year can be challenging: we're tired, overburdened, and feel like there's still a long slog ahead. Here's how to energize …

Project Management

Twenty years of online banking has increased financial awareness

More than two-thirds of consumers can keep on top of their finances because of the arrival and evolution of online banking, and even more control is …

Banking

Interview: Nick Bleech, head of information security, Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins is the parent company of 26 DIY and building merchant brands, operating in approximately 1,900 physical outlets across the UK and …

Business Technology

How Amazon hopes to win the cloud by hiring older engineers

Tech may be a youthful industry, but Amazon Web Services is building the cloud on the experience of more mature employees.<p>Silicon Valley has such a …

Stack Overflow

Google is using machine learning to make ads even more personal across platforms

Google unveiled three new machine learning-powered tools to help advertisers better reach consumers across devices and channels, in advance of Google …

Machine Learning

Identity, authentication and authorisation becoming risk-led

Traditionally, initiatives around identity, authentication and authorisation have been about becoming more efficient and enabling faster provisioning.<p>…

Business Technology

SAP Sapphire Now 2017: 7 videos

At SAP's yearly conference, technologists and business leaders came together to talk about how innovation in the cloud is shaping business.<p>At the …

Big Data

Security Think Tank: User education key to blocking email-borne malware

Almost 25 years ago, the first ever email attachment was sent, using the new multipurpose internet mail extension (Mime) protocol. The technology …

Business Technology

How to recall commands faster with fish

Looking for a way to make the Linux bash shell a bit more efficient and user-friendly? Jack Wallen shows you how with the help of an easy-to-use …

Linux

ChefConf 2017: How DevOps sets enterprises on course for digital transformation success

The maturation of DevOps-led digital transformation efforts in enterprises is reaching a significant tipping point, according to Adam Jacob, the CTO …

DevOps

How to create Google Assistant shortcuts

Here's how to make use of a lesser-known feature that can take your Android experience to new levels of efficiency.<p>Google has done it again: evolved …

Google

Digital-only business bank gets regulatory approval

CivilisedBank, an online-only bank built on cloud-based software, is the latest challenger bank to receive regulatory approval in the UK, and it …

Banking

US retailer Target agrees $18.5m data breach settlement

US retailer Target has agreed to an $18.5m settlement with 47 US states and the District of Columbia over its 2013 data breach that affected tens of …

Cybersecurity

Gain quick window snapping sizes on your Chromebook with Dualless

If you're looking for the means to make working with multiple windows on your Chromebook, look no further than the Dualless extension. Jack Wallen …

Google

What is data warehouse automation? - CW Developer Network

WhereScape is a data warehouse automation firm.<p>But what does that mean?<p>WhereScape is the company name. Data (in its plural form) and datum (in …

Big Data

Why traveling CEOs and coffee shops are your company's greatest security risks

Some 93% of tech decision makers said they are worried about the security challenges posed by an increasingly mobile workforce, according to a new …

Cybersecurity

How to avoid technical debt in open source communities

Most businesses and government systems use some open source components. Some companies go further and run their core systems on open source …

Business Technology

How to use prefix tags and VBA to generate conditional content in Word documents

This simple technique can save you a ton of time by allowing you to use one Word source document to generate several subdocuments. All it takes are a …

Web Development

Google's AlphaGo AI narrowly beats the world's top human Go player

Google Inc. may soon be able to claim that AlphaGo is unbeatable, as the Go-playing artificial intelligence has won yet another landmark game. …

Artificial Intelligence

How can CIOs drive innovation?

CIOs are responding to an uncertain business, economic and political environment by increasing agility, primarily by investing in more nimble …

Innovation

Almost a quarter of UK and US firms likely to miss GDPR deadline

Only15.7% of more than 200 UK and US companies polled are in the advanced planning stages of complying with the EU General Data Protection Regulation …

Privacy

Cloudera launches new PaaS offering to boost big data analytics in the cloud

Cloudera Altus, a new Platform as a Service, provides on-demand infrastructure to make it easier to scale big data workloads.<p>On Wednesday, at the …

Big Data