Marc Benioff's latest focus is in, off all places, Indiana. Yesterday, the CEO threatened to stop Salesforce expansion plans in the state if it approved a bill that would allow businesses to oppose certain customers in the name of religious freedom. Today, the governor signed the bill.
This week saw reports of three major developments around STEM--from education grants, to White House support, to growing enrollments at college campuses.
News Scan: States scramble to block Radio Shack selling customer data; One-in-five websites revealed to have vulnerabilities; More
The top news stories for March 26, 2015.
Microsoft has unveiled new Windows 10 tools to give developers a better picture of how to put together a universal app.
With rapid technological change across industries and in consumer segments, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd said that companies will have to invest more in IT and pay attention to the millenial generation in order to thrive.
Yesterday marked the first day of closing arguments in the Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial against her former firm, tech venture capital behemoth Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.
Work has started on the creation of an online service-based on LibreOffice to compete with Google Docs, Office 365.
Refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro has a substantially faster flash subsystem that is between two to three times faster than mainstream SSD drives.
Cray Inc. has contracted for a 5-petaflop supercomputer with Petroleum Geo-Services, which will be the largest in the oil and gas sector and one of the biggest supercomputers in any commercial market world-wide.
News Scan: White House appoints new IT director; Smart wireless devices taking off in healthcare; More
The top news stories for March 25, 2015.
A new IT security study on malware concludes that the cloud will increasingly become a favorite target for cybercriminals.
It had been suggested that the recent net neutrality vote by the FCC would be tied up for years in the courts, and the telecommunications industry hasn't disappointed, with the first lawsuits filed yesterday.
Recognition from your peers is great. Recognition from your customers is twice as nice. In this case, the customers are business users who think that the job IT is doing is really A-OK in their books.
News Scan: IT spending and hiring on the upswing; Tech layoffs may leave scars for years to come; More
The top news stories for March 24, 2015.
The announcement that the free Windows 10 upgrade will work even on pirated versions of Windows has garnered quite a fair amount of interest. The reality may not match the expectations it created, however.
IT managers looking for much-coveted big data pros should pack their bags and head north to Seattle, which is the top job market for these highly-prized professionals, according to a new Dice study released today.
If ever a region of the country needed a really good PR agent it is Silicon Valley, as the latest public attention focuses on a gender discrimination suit at Twitter.
A minor change to the Secure Boot portion of UEFI in Windows 10 could make it harder for enthusiasts to install Linux or alternative operating systems.
Cisco has shipped equipment to addresses that are unrelated to customers as part of the company's efforts to make it difficult for the NSA to intercept shipments of its computer equipment.
News Scan: Companies going on the insider threat offensive; Many mobile app developers ignore security demands;
The top news stories for March 23, 2015.