Microsoft's new-style "Metro" Windows 8 apps were supposed to draw people to the operating system in droves, but the exact opposite is happening. Just-published research shows that 60% of users don't bother to launch even a single Metro app a day.
Google's latest Google+ revamp is getting rave reviews -- but there's one element of the new design that's left loyal users scratching their heads. So what gives?
Apple's iWatch is perhaps the world's worst kept secret, so it's becoming increasingly clear the new device will be one of the most advanced gadgets around, bringing new materials and production processes to the mass market.
IT organizations that fail to gain traction as leaders in business innovation may soon end up as nothing more than legacy ERP system baby sitters. CIOs need to move up the food chain quickly -- or move on.
With the promise of big data (solving the unsolvable problems, informing better decision making, creating new products and services, discovering patterns and acting on them, etc.) on the horizon, what has really changed? Does this mean that everything we know and do with not-so-big data should be tossed?
Are you are gamer? If the answer is also “yes” to playing first-person shooters, then listen up. At NoSuchCon, ReVuln, a security firm that sells zero-day vulnerability information to government agencies and other companies, presented “Exploiting Game Engines For Fun & Profit.” Game engines for many first-person shooter video games have critical security flaws offering "thousands of potential attack vectors," that allow for “millions of potential targets” aka FPS players.
Hospital IT pilot fish gets a call from the nursing department: A user's PS/2 keyboard has a bad key, and it needs to be replaced. But when he tries to plug in the new keyboard, he can't.
Trying Google's Glass was a lot more fun than I had expected
The Obama Administration’s war on whistleblowers does not give the government leak police, the Justice Department and FBI, the right to violate the Constitution and silence the press.
When it comes to paying taxes, Apple certainly thinks different, using sketchy tax dodges and phantom offshore companies to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes. Competitors like Microsoft have used similar tactics, but not nearly to the extent that does Apple. This is one more example of the way that Apple polishes a shiny public image, but acts in private in a less-than-stellar manner.