Today, Red Hat dominates enterprise Linux. Tomorrow, it wants to rule the cloud. With IBM beside it, don't bet against it.
Security firm scanned over one million PyPI packages and found three backdoored libraries.
Rust has been gaining in popularity and Microsoft intends to see if it can hold up to its demands.
Famed Yale professor David Gelernter and investment banker Rob Rosenthal field questions about Revolution Populi, their startup effort to build a blockchain-based alternative to Facebook. Will the desire to control our personal information prompt us to abandon the giants that control today's Internet?
The IBM Data Asset eXchange provides free and open datasets for machine learning, with quality and licensing term checks that should make it simpler for businesses to use.
The skills shortage is spreading further, with developers for data science, DevOps and cloud roles in high demand.
Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next.
Microsoft's latest SSU helps fix a bug in Secure Boot that interferes with Windows' BitLocker encryption system.
Firefox 68 ushers in Mozilla's new recommended add-on program.
The deal is done. Here's where the open-source powers see their path moving forward.
Red Hat is now part of IBM and the two companies made sure customers, developers and partners all knew about the commitment to open source, developer programs and multi-cloud deployments.
Did Raspberry Pi Foundation fail to test Raspberry Pi 4 properly? Either way, one expert says new flagship is not USB-C compliant and must be fixed.
Saying no doesn't mean no on Android and there's no fix until Android Q.
Linux developers recognize Microsoft's contributions to Linux and security -- by letting the company's Linux developers in its closed linux-distro security list.
Cookie-accepting, eval-running backdoor found in popular Ruby library.
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WordPress' first major upgrade in years is here, and it was worth the wait. New WordPress 5.0 comes with a revamped and totally gorgeous WYSIWYG editor.
Video games gave Eastern Europeans an escape from the harsh realities of everyday life, yet few had the opportunity to play them.
Fitted inside telephone cases, or even toy organs, these Speccy replicas were less expensive but arguably more creative than the original Sinclair ZX Spectrum.
With high salaries, low living costs, and warp-speed internet, Bucharest is an appealing destination for techies.
Because sometimes you're in your fifth dev meeting, the beta still isn't done, and you're both tired AND hungry.
In "go big or go home" world of tech, these products went home.
Contrary to what Mac lovers may think, Steve Jobs wasn't the most important person the tech world has ever seen
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
The Raspberry Pi might be the name that springs to mind when people think of single board computers for homebrew projects, but there are other boards out there worth considering.
Jungle gyms, unlimited candy and free toys. Those might sound like the things that make up the stuff of childhood dreams, but really, they're just par for the course at this annual technology summit for grown adults.
Whether you wish to retrain or learn the lingo of tech staff, you don't need to spend a fortune on programming education.
Tor vulnerability has been exploited for years and has been used for censorship, sabotage, and extortion of Onion sites.
Machine learning, especially deep learning, is forcing a re-evaluation of how chips and systems are designed that will change the direction of the industry for decades to come.
The new browser is the result of Mozilla developers' work on Firefox Fenix.
LG Electronics and The Qt Company will collaborate to apply webOS open source platform to automotive, robotics, and smart home devices.
Pimoroni's Enviro+ Raspberry Pi hat lets you start to measure the quality of air around your home.
Windows 10 preview shows signs of Windows OS separating from the shell in line with Microsoft's modular plans.
The best-paid tech jobs, and the best cities to live in while doing them, are outlined in a new report.
At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Sarah Franklin spoke with TechRepublic about what makes the company's relationship with developers, admins, and customers.
TechRepublic's Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler break down the important news from Apple's 2019 WWDC, but more importantly, they discuss why certain applications are important to business users. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wb8mpN
Google puts all your online orders into a single page using purchase receipts stored in Gmail.
iRobot launched the Roomba S9 and Braava Jet M6 with plans for a lawnmower on deck. It took a lot of IoT, data science, product design and cloud to make it all happen. Read more: https://zd.net/2K2L8iU
Microsoft has improved the scalability of its ION bitcoin blockchain-based distributed identity system. But it's still early days.
There are features in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 that many people will never use, but its core dictation capability is excellent, while the context-sensitive sidebar help is a big improvement.
After a week of using Office 2013 we're pleasantly surprised. The changes Microsoft has made to support Windows 8 — and specifically Windows 8 tablets — are logical, and they work well with more traditional ways of using Office.
Version 3.0 of Microsoft's cloud-hosted management platform is now available, adding support for mobile devices — including iPhones, iPads and Android.
SQL Server 2012 supports everything from departmental servers to large-scale enterprise clouds. With Hadoop integration imminent there's much to be said for upgrading — if only to prepare your datacentre for big-data private clouds. Just keep an eye out for the effect of per-core licensing on your costs.
The latest update to Corel's venerable vector drawing package brings several overdue features, does some catching up with Adobe and adds useful new tools for working with vectors. It all adds up to a powerful but still-challenging graphics suite.
LibreOffice continues to improve, but it's still playing catch-up to Microsoft Office, and there's no sign of a vision that would make it a significant competitor on anything but price.
For a free product, Nitro PDF Reader 2.0 delivers a lot of functionality, and for the most part delivers it very well. Apart from the odd interface niggle and its restriction to the Windows platform, we have no hesitation in recommending it.
IE9 is Microsoft's best version of its browser to date, although its lack of Windows XP support is unfortunate. Otherwise, it's fast, usable and standards-compliant.
This is a welcome update, but it's definitely a point release: unless you're looking for an alternative to Microsoft Office on financial or philosophical grounds, 3.3 may not be the version to make you switch.