The cloud continues to grow in leaps and bounds, but it’s still AWS’s world

July 27, 2018

With the big cloud companies reporting recently, we can be sure of a couple of things: the market continues to expand rapidly and AWS is going to be hard to catch. Depending on whose numbers you look at, the market […]

Feds arrest Apple employee for stealing self-driving project secrets

July 11, 2018

Federal prosecutors have charged a former Apple employee with stealing trade secrets from Apple’s self-driving car project and attempting to take them with him to a new job at a Chinese startup. Xiaolang Zhang had worked on Apple’s self-driving car […]

Microsoft promises to keep GitHub independent and open

June 4, 2018

Category: Software, Tech

Microsoft today announced its plans to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock. Unsurprisingly, that sent a few shock waves through the developer community, which still often eyes Microsoft with considerable unease. During a conference call this morning, Microsoft CEO […]

Mobility, Software, Tech

Google: Expect Android Pie Go on new phones this fall with more storage space

August 16, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Android 9.0 Pie is so far only available for Pixel and the Essential PH1 phones, but the Go edition of Android Pie is also coming soon with improvements for ultra-cheap smartphones. Google has announced its Go edition of Android Pie, […]

Software, Tech

Twitter suspends Alex Jones for urging people to keep “battle rifles” ready

August 15, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

After holding out for a few weeks, Twitter joined the chorus of social media and tech giants that have punished conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for questionable content. Twitter suspended Jones from his account on Tuesday after he tweeted out a […]

Operations Security, Security

RunSafe could eliminate an entire class of infrastructure malware attacks

August 15, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

RunSafe, a Mclean Virginia startup, got started doing research for DARPA on how to defend critical infrastructure. They built a commercial product based on that initial research that they claim eliminates an entire class of attacks. Today, the company released […]

Federal, Policy

Treasury Department deletes a Trump election retweet that experts say violated an ethics law

August 15, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

The Treasury Department retweeted a post from President Donald Trump on Wednesday touting Republican election chances this fall, sparking concerns among experts that the action may have violated federal ethics laws. Treasury soon removed the post. A representative for the […]