There's an app for everything, it seems, and increasingly an app on everything: phones, TVs, robots... and soon even the payment terminals used with chip-based bank cards.
Leap seconds like the one that caused more than 2,000 networks to fail at the end of June will be part of the sysadmin's lot until at least 2023, as an intergovernmental conference has put off a decision on abolishing them until at least 2023.
The suspected mastermind of last week's terror attacks in Paris, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, has died in a police raid. Investigators were led to him by wiretaps and an abandoned telephone.
French defense contractor Thales Communications & Security wants to take the smart watch back to its "Dick Tracy" origins with an app for plainclothes cops and security services.
Supercomputer spending is increasingly focusing on energy efficiency rather than raw performance, the latest edition of the Top500 list of the world's most powerful computers suggests.
The European Union wants U.S. businesses to report when U.S. intelligence agencies request access to data they hold about Europeans; the reporting is one of the conditions EU negotiators are imposing for signature of a new Safe Harbor agreement.
Microsoft will open its own data center hosting Office 365 and Azure services in the UK next year
Chip designer ARM will be trying to convince developers that all is well with its IoT platform, mbed OS, at its TechCon event in Santa Clara, California, this week, as it delivers a technology preview in place of the final release developers they were expecting.
Ericsson and Cisco Systems are partnering to develop and sell next-generation networks -- Ericsson because it's cheaper than buying in or building the equipment itself, and Cisco because it's quicker than buying Ericsson.
Amazon Web Services will open its third European datacenter cluster by early 2017, CTO Werner Vogels said Friday.
The Chinese e-commerce giant hopes to sell goods to viewers on video service Youku Tudou as it adds the company to its portfolio.
The European Union put the onus firmly on the U.S. to make the next move in negotiating a replacement for the now-defunct Safe Harbor Agreement on privacy protection for transatlantic personal data transfers.
One month after signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, the governments of the U.S. and New Zealand have published the full treaty, including details of what ISPs must do to defend others' copyrights.
Britons could soon have their web surfing recorded for later police consultation, but the government has reportedly backed off plans to order companies like Apple to unlock encrypted phones and messages