I went to a Ruckus Wireless product demonstration somewhat skeptical, and left convinced that indoor location-based tracking could be the next big thing. Indeed, there are more real-life uses to it than you would have imagined.
CEO and co-founder Scott Heiferman had apparently received an email that attempted to extort $300 from him as a condition to stop the DDoS, which promptly commenced.
More than 300,000 Internet routers have been compromised by hackers, says researchers from a Florida-based security firm called Team Cymru. If there is one compelling reason for enterprises not to rely on consumer-grade router hardware--even for smaller branches, then this is it.
Microsoft will stop shipping security updates for Windows XP come April 8, 2014. This cessation comes after an incredible run of 12 years and five months, and is substantially longer than many desktop operating systems such as Apple's OS X.
Though there is evidence that Chromebooks are getting more popular, they are hardly taking off. The new devices from Samsung look decent, though they sport a higher price tag that detracts somewhat from the appeal of Chromebooks. We'll reserve our final judgment until we can test it out.
Nuance today unveiled Dragon Dictate for Mac 4, which the company says offers improved accuracy and speech recognition.
A critical vulnerability in the way the iOS and OS X operating systems validate SSL certificates means that users of Apple smartphones, tablets and laptops have been vulnerable to "man in the middle" attacks.
In an ironic twist, the website of security certification group EC-Council saw its website being defaced by a hacker who signed off by the name of Eugene Belford, one of the characters in the movie Hackers.
We asked him about his thoughts on OpenStack, the company's Application Packaging Standard technology and the possibility of enterprises building private clouds using products from Parallels.
WhatsApp users who switched to Telegram may well have done so just to shut Facebook out.
If anything, this is another reason why you should never tether with your mobile phone when out of town.
Designed for service providers and resellers, the solution takes the company's strong technical expertise in backing up data into a cloud offering.
Opera has taken the wraps off Opera Max, a Web browser that it claims is capable of reducing mobile data usage by up to 50 percent by compression.
Because of its focus on service providers and resellers, Parallels Summit provides an excellent bird's-eyes view of the direction that the cloud is heading towards. This can be invaluable for enterprises looking to formulate a cohesive cloud strategy, whether in the form of a hybrid deployment or a decision to set up their own private cloud.
An almost eerie reenactment of what happened to a developer who lost his $50k Twitter account, with the only exception being that disaster was averted in this instance--though only narrowly so.
Microsoft on Sunday confirmed that the company is set to issue an update to Windows 8.1 with tweaks designed to benefit users of traditional PCs without touch displays.
The company is looking to voice communications to help on that front, and has just announced plans to incorporate voice messaging in the second quarter.
SanDisk has unveiled the world's highest capacity microSD flash memory card with a capacity of 128GB.
With all the craze over Bitcoins as of late, cloud storage vendor IDrive came up with the idea of utilizing the non-peak times of its 3,000 servers to test the viability of bitcoin mining.