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  • 7 tips for protecting your AWS cloud

    This week disappointing news came from service provider Code Spaces, a company that provided support for devops application management. Code Spaces, which was hosted in Amazon Web Service's cloud, ceased operations. after suffering a distributed denial-of-service attack by a perpetrator who demanded ransom and then began deleting data when company officials logged into their AWS account to stop the attack.

  • The ABCs of the Internet of Things

    You've heard the term and probably read stories about smart homes where the toaster talks to the smoke detector. But what makes it all connect? When will it become mainstream, and will it work?

  • Visual Studio 2013 reaches beyond the IDE

    Microsoft delivers editing, debugging, deployment, project architecture, and ALM improvements stretching from Windows to Web development, from mobile devices to clouds

  • Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

    Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

  • How Windows Red can fix Windows 8: The right strategy for Microsoft

    When Microsoft first outlined its strategy 32 months ago to bridge the old style of PC computing with the new world of tablet computing, we were optimistic. Although Apple had revolutionized computing with the iPad, creating the fastest-adopted technology ever, its approach walled off the tablet from the PC, with two different operating systems, user interfaces, and applications. Instead, Microsoft promised a unified, adaptive approach that would satisfy everyone.

  • Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

    Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

  • 12 personal security resolutions for 2013

    Among your typical New Year's resolutions - lose weight, stop smoking, be happier - you should consider making some pledges to better secure your digital life. You might even be healthier if you can prevent the stress of a digital disaster, like malware wiping out your PC, having your online accounts hacked, or becoming a victim of identify theft because of a phishing scam or data theft. With that in mind, here are some security resolutions you should consider for the new year.

  • Cool gadgets and hot tech that will shine at CES 2013

    With less than a week to go before this year's International CES Show in Las Vegas commences, it's unclear which new products will generate the most buzz among attendees of the massive trade show. However, Ultra HDTVs, Windows 8 tablets, smart appliances, and smartphone apps figure to fight for center stage.

  • 10 features in Windows 8 that you won't find in Windows 7

    Microsoft's radical shift to touch-centric computing in Windows 8 is far from the only difference between the new operating system and its predecessor.

  • 10 reasons why the desktop PC will live forever

    Steve Jobs piqued consumer curiosity when he unveiled the iPad and declared "the post-PC era has begun." And now with the imminent release of Windows 8 RT tablets?low-powered slates running a touch-friendly version of Office?it might seem that perhaps the world actually can live without desktop computers.





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