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  • SAP gives SQL Anywhere a fresh IoT injection

    SAP's SQL Anywhere has long served as an embeddable database option for mobile devices, but the rise of the Internet of Things has opened up a new world of possibilities, and SAP has lost no time in polishing the technology for that purpose.

    Written by Katherine Noyes16 July 15 01:33
  • Top global security exports defend encryption

    As government officials continue to plea the case against strong encryption, a group of high-profile international security experts have published a paper arguing that allowing government agents special access to communications would have detrimental effects on personal privacy, enterprise security, and our national economy.

    Written by Maria Korolov10 July 15 23:17
  • Slack goes way beyond 'like' with new emoji 'reactions'

    The "like" button has become so common on social media today that many click it reflexively to acknowledge a post or comment, even when "like" isn't quite what they mean. Recognizing that messages can spark a spectrum of emotions, Slack on Thursday rolled out a new collection of emoji-based "reactions."

    Written by Katherine Noyes10 July 15 06:52
  • Got remote workers? This new website can help you manage them

    Roughly 40 percent of U.S. employees now work remotely at least part of the time, and the jobs site FlexJobs has launched a website dedicated to helping employers navigate the resulting challenges.

    Written by Katherine Noyes09 July 15 07:53
  • Oracle gets September trial date against Rimini Street

    Oracle has been given a September trial date for its lawsuit against Rimini Street, which sells cut-price maintenance and support services to Oracle software customers.

    Written by James Niccolai08 July 15 10:21