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Brocade's Ruckus Wi-Fi business finds a buyer

Broadcom will unload the Ruckus Wireless Wi-Fi business for US$800 million after it takes over Brocade Communications Systems later this year.

Written by Stephen Lawson23 Feb. 17 12:48

Kite-surfing could put rural Brits online

Network operator EE will deliver 4G internet access from a kite-like balloon first developed as an observation and communications platform for the military.

Written by Peter Sayer23 Feb. 17 10:19

Prime movers: ICT transformation at KiwiRail

Ed Overy on how the ICT team at KiwiRail outsourced its ‘run’ functions and focused on providing the best business value to the organisation.

Written by Divina Paredes23 Feb. 17 09:23

Verizon plans 5G trial service in 11 cities this year

Verizon said Wednesday it will launch pre-commercial 5G service in 11 markets around the U.S. by the middle of this year, joining rival AT&T in aggressively deploying the future technology.

Written by Stephen Lawson23 Feb. 17 07:37

New macOS ransomware spotted in the wild

A new file-encrypting ransomware program for macOS is being distributed through bittorrent websites and users who fall victim to it won't be able to recover their files, even if they pay.

Written by Lucian Constantin23 Feb. 17 05:58

10 happiest cities for CIOs

Robert Half Technology surveyed 2,500 CIOs in 25 metropolitan areas. Respondents from 10 cities reported above-average happiness, with Miami hosting the most content IT chiefs.

Written by Ann Bednarz23 Feb. 17 03:35

Virtual assistants move into DevOps

DevOps practices are fueling adoption of ChatOps and VoiceOps, in which IT departments are leveraging Slack, Amazon.com’s Alexa and other like tools to automate operations.

Written by Clint Boulton23 Feb. 17 02:43

How DOT CIO discovered a network compromised by shadow IT

Finding of hundreds of pieces of unauthorized networking equipment, including many off-the-shelf consumer-grade devices, compelled the Department of Transportation CIO to alert department leadership and launch a rearchitecture of the network.

Written by Kenneth Corbin23 Feb. 17 01:31

5 ways to spot a phishing email

Think you're clever enough to recognize a phishing attempt? Think again. Cybercriminals are getting smarter and their phishing skills are getting better ,but we've together this list of clues to help you avoid a costly error.

Written by Sharon Florentine22 Feb. 17 21:33

Redfin CTO says machine learning needs human help

Machine learning can automate the handling of huge troves of data to help companies make and save money. However, they’re not without pitfalls, as the real estate tech company Redfin learned.

Written by Blair Hanley Frank22 Feb. 17 10:02
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