Creatives Not Likely to Blanch at iMac Pro’s $5K Price

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – http://www.technewsworld.com/story/85001.html?rss=1 Apple will release a professional version of its all-in-one iMac desktop computer with a $5,000 price tag on Thursday. Up to now, all-in-one computers in general and iMacs in particular have been seen as stylish offerings for home and family, but Apple has changed … Read more

What is blockchain? The most disruptive tech in decades

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3191077/security/what-is-blockchain-the-most-disruptive-tech-in-decades.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain is poised to change IT in much the same way open-source software did a quarter of a century ago. And in the same way that Linux took more than a decade to become a cornerstone in modern application development, Blockchain will take years … Read more

Mingis on Tech: Blockchain explained

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241821/security/mingis-on-tech-blockchain-explained.html#tk.rss_all It’s the most disruptive technology since the arrival of the Internet. Or maybe it’s the next Linux, an open-source technology that offers great promise, but somehow never seems to make it to the mainstream world. “It,” in this case, is blockchain – the buzz-worthy … Read more

Navigate your way across a busy city using these three apps

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/navigate-your-way-across-a-busy-city-using-these-three-apps/ Getting around a city is easier than ever and you could use a mix of transport from a hired bike, the underground, bus or even hire a “car club” vehicle for a few hours. Using a bicycle is the preferred option for many as … Read more

Unsurprisingly, most people don’t know much about cryptocurrencies

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-awareness-december-2017/ Thanks in no small part to Bitcoin’s incredible performance this year, as it rose from about $1,000 on January 1 to well over $17,000 this month, more and more people are starting to talk about cryptocurrencies these days. But what exactly do folks know … Read more

Your HP laptop may be harboring a secret keylogger in Synaptics touchpad drivers

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/hp-laptop-keylogger/ If you have an HP laptop, there’s a reasonable chance that you have an keylogger installed. The tool is embedded in Synaptics touchpad drivers. Before you start panicking too much, it’s worth noting that the keylogging capabilities of the tool are disabled by default, … Read more

How to Block Adblock Detection on Any Website

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/wZODc00Ci08/ As advertisements have become increasingly invasive, people have turned to adblockers to prevent their web browsing experience from being interrupted. Intrusive ads also have a nasty reputation for carrying malware and unwanted trackers. Because of the growing efforts to block ads, advertisers … Read more

The risky business of bitcoin: High-profile cryptocurrency catastrophes of 2017

Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-most-high-profile-cryptocurrency-data-breaches-vulnerabilities-and-disasters-in-2017/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 As Bitcoin lurches toward mainstream acceptance, ZDNet reviews the high-profile disasters, data breaches, vulnerabilities, and criminal cases that shook up digital currency in 2017.

Crypto market now worth over $500 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-market-cap-december-13/ The cryptocurrency market has come a long way this year. Fueled by the incredible growth of Bitcoin and altcoins like Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin, its valuation rose from 17.7 billion on January 1 to more than $0.5 trillion today. More than $100 billion were … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Do all SaaS applications deserve the same governance?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3242167/software-as-a-service/do-all-saas-applications-deserve-the-same-governance.html#tk.rss_all Managing the explosive growth in SaaS and Cloud applications is largely uncharted territory. While some principles of traditional software asset management can be applied to managing cloud and SaaS applications, the way software is purchased has fundamentally changed and the management and governance of … Read more

New platform streamlines data flow management across the hybrid architectures

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/streamlined-data-flow-management/ As organizations become more reliant on data, its time-sensitive nature means analytics need to be performed at multiple points. However, traditional coding and data management techniques can lead to bottlenecks and slow delivery. Data platform specialist StreamSets is addressing this problem with the launch … Read more

New Amazon Echo Discounted $20 Right Now – Deal Alert

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241952/mobile/new-amazon-echo-discounted-20-right-now-deal-alert.html#tk.rss_all Amazon has a discount of $20 active right now on their all new Echo smart speaker, which features a new speaker, new design, and is available in a range of styles including fabrics and wood veneers. Echo connects to Alexa to play music, make … Read more

How Apple’s Safari browser can save your Christmas

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241815/apple-mac/how-apple-s-safari-browser-can-save-your-christmas.html#tk.rss_all While I see online ads as a necessary evil if you want to keep websites in business, I’m so annoyed at the way the latest ads services seem so focused on ruining everybody’s Christmas surprise. The ads Grinch stole Christmas This is what happens: … Read more

What Open Means to OpenStack

Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/news/what-open-means-openstack In his keynote at OpenStack Summit in Australia, Jonathan Bryce (Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation) stressed on the meaning of both “Open” and “Stack” in the name of the project and focused on the importance of collaboration within the OpenStackecosystem.

While you’re watching streaming video, your browser is secretly mining cryptocurrency

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/while-youre-watching-streaming-video-your-browser-is-secretly-mining-cryptocurrency/ There’s a cryptocurrency goldrush on at the moment. People are investing insane sums, and also making good money — Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin are all doing phenomenally well. However, some sites are turning to mining cryptocurrency as a way to supplement falling ad revenue, … Read more

ForeScout integrates with IBM to protect IoT devices

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/forescout-ibm-iot/ The increase in the number and variety of connected devices has made enterprise IT environments much more complex. Maintaining security and compliance is a tricky problem and IoT security specialist ForeScout is integrating with IBM Security solutions to offer users stringer endpoint protection and … Read more

Caprine – An Unofficial Elegant Facebook Messenger Desktop App

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/caprine-unofficial-elegant-facebook-messenger-desktop-app/ There is no doubt Facebook is one of the most popular and dynamic social network platform in the modern Internet era. It has revolutionized technology, social networking, and the future of how we live and… The post Caprine – An Unofficial Elegant Facebook Messenger … Read more

Many Cloud-Native Hands Try to Make Light Work of Kubernetes

Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/news/many-cloud-native-hands-try-make-light-work-kubernetes The Cloud Native Computing Foundation, home of the Kubernetes open-source community, grew wildly this year. It welcomed membership from industry giants like Amazon Web Services Inc. and broke attendance records at last week’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon conference in Austin, Texas. This is all happy news for … Read more