Wednesday, February 21, 2018

2017's biggest tech mergers and acquisitions

The biggest tech mergers and acquisitions of 2017Image by Peter Sayer/IDGOne of the most talked-about acquisitions of the year, a $78 billion takeover of Accenture by Oracle, turned out to...

What are shielded virtual machines and how to set them up in Windows Server

For all its benefits, the drive to virtualize everything has created a very big security issue: Virtualization creates a single target for a potential security breach. When a host runs...

Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

I’m putting the liars on notice.The most underappreciated application for the combination of augmented reality (A.R.) and artificial intelligence (A.I.) is persistent lie detection.Smartphones and smart glasses will soon support...

What’s new in Kubernetes containers

The latest version of the open source container orchestration framework Kubernetes, Kubernetes 1.9, brings to the container-orchestration framework both full-blown and beta-test versions of significant new features: The general availability of...

Unikraft project promises to simplify unikernel creation

Unikernels promise fast boots, tiny memory footprints, and high performance, but they must be developed from scratch for each application. NEC is working to remove this barrier to unikernel adoption...

Inside Cisco’s DNA Center – the dashboard for intent-based networking

Cisco’s DNA Center is a new network automation software that the company has positioned as the interface for its ambitious intent-based networking (IBN) strategy.+MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: What is intent-based...

Need Stocking Stuffers? See Amazon's Highest Rated Tech Deals Under $25 – Deal Alert

This month, you'll probably need to buy stocking stuffers and cheap little gadgety things for co-workers, extended family members, or to fill in gaps last-minute when you find yourself asking,...

Apple might be slowing down old iPhones to preserve battery life

Reddit users have noticed that Apple appears to be slowing down old iPhones that have low capacity batteries. While many iPhone users have experienced perceived slowdowns due to...

Zero Trust networks and enterprise security strategy | Salted Hash Ep 12

Executives at cloud services vendor Akamai -- David Lewis, global security advocate; Andy Ellis, CSO; and Charlie Gero, CTO -- talk with host Steve Ragan about the evolving role of...

What is a hypervisor?

Hypervisors often get overlooked as a technology in favor of the flashier concept of virtualization, but you can’t get to the fun of virtualization until you understand what a hypervisor...

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