Amazon wants to set the smartphone market on Fire

Well, we knew that it was coming: Amazon has now increased its very own Android-powered device lineup by one, count ‘em, one new smartphone, and it’s called the Fire phone. Like the company’s

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

RHEL 7 adds capabilities for hybrid cloud environments

The latest version of Red Hat Inc.’s corporate Linux distribution offers improvements to allow IT managers to run hybrid cloud infrastructures from the operating system. The company released Red Hat Enterprise Linux  7

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadians are relatively virus-free, says Microsoft

No one is immune from malware, viruses, worms and the myriad other threats to computer security. As fast as security software firms find and patch a vulnerability, someone, somewhere, finds and exploits another.

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Microsoft to patch IE8 remote code execution bug

When a widely used browser is found to have a bug that hackers could exploit to hijack computers, you expect the vendor to do something about it as quickly as possible. The problem

Published on: May 26th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

SAP and Microsoft expand cloud, big data collaboration

The cloud, big data and mobile are probably the three biggest trends in enterprise computing these days. So it's not too surprising that two of the biggest enterprise computing powerhouses have announced that

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks

BlackBerry opens OS to third-party device management applications

As mobile customers increasingly look to thrid-party applications to manage their mobile devices, BlackBerry has announced that it is opening up its Blackberry 10 operating system to rivals as part of a strategy

Published on: May 16th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Microsoft browser patch covers XP

Microsoft Corp. has quickly issued a patch for a serious Internet Explorer vulnerability, including coverage for those still using Windows XP. “Even though Windows XP is no longer supported by Microsoft and is

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft gets $10M to extend Windows XP support in U.K.

How much is the price of failing to get off Windows XP on time? That would be £5.548 million or roughly $10 million if you happen to be the government of the United

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Ford steering towards BlackBerry’s QNX for auto tech

Here’s some good news for BlackBerry Ltd. Ford Motor Co. is reportedly preparing to dump Microsoft Corp.’s Windows and adopt the Canadian firm's QNX system to power the next generation of Ford’s Sync

Published on: February 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano