IBM announces enterprise-ready blockchain services that go beyond currency

The service is based on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric. IBM Blockchain will be used to try to track carbon allowances in a pilot program in China later this year. (credit: Vintage Architecture) On Monday, IBM announced a n.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Weekly Recap: Next Week is Gonna be Awesome

There’s a lot in store for next week. We’ve got a solar eclipse on Monday, with Google ready to deliver Android O’s official name following that event, then it’s Samsung on Wednesday who will unveil the Galaxy Note 8. Yup, nex.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

The Punisher is ready for revenge in the first teaser for Netflix"s new series

The first teaser for Netflix's The Punisher has arrived, with Jon Bernthal returning as the titular vigilante. Check out all the details on the teaser trailer as well as other details on the upcoming series. The post The Punisher is ready for revenge.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago

Why Did Infosys CEO Suddenly Resign?

Infosys, a multinational IT services and consulting business based in India, is currently without a permanent CEO and managing director after the abrupt resignation of Vishal Sikka. The first non-founder to lead the 36-year-old company, Sikka said.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

A "Netflix Tax"? Yes, and It"s Already a Thing in Some States

An anonymous reader shares a report: Your monthly bill for Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other streaming entertainment services could go up soon as states such as Illinois try to find ways to offset declining sales taxes and other revenue shortfalls. Chi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 43 min. ago

12 Apple Watch tips for busy people

I’ve put together a few collections of tips to help readers get more from their Apple Watch. This short collection should help any busy enterprise professional get more done, faster.Where are you? Meeting someone? Can’t find them? Begin a new.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Google Home guides you through Vogue’s 125th anniversary issue

Google's partnerships with media companies for Home add-ons goes beyond advertisements for Beauty and the Beast. For next month's 125th anniversary issue of Vogue, readers can ask Google Assistant for more information on a quintet.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

Wisconsin lawmakers vote to pay Foxconn $3 billion to get new factory

State taxpayers could end up paying Foxconn $500,000 per job, or more. Enlarge / House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, greets Terry Gou, president and chief executive officer of Foxconn, before President Donald Trump announces the first US assem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

Trump announces he’s elevating the role of US Cyber Command

In a statement today, President Trump announced that he's elevating the US Cyber Command to a unified combatant command, bringing it the level of others like the US European Command and the US Special Operations Command. "This new Unifi.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 54 min. ago

Identifying the Missing Link in Remote Working Strategies

IBM announced it was ending remote working for US employees in February. At the time some speculated it was just thinly veiled layoffs in disguise.  Whether the measures helped Big Blue or not is a matter of speculation, but they fed into an o.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News8 hr. 43 min. ago

The best Xbox One X deals: where to pre-order the 4K Xbox

We're rounding up all the latest Xbox One X pre-order info right here. Update: Rumors are hotting up that Microsoft is getting ready to launch Xbox One X pre-orders after its Gamescom conference. We'll update this page with all the news as.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News9 hr. 27 min. ago

Luke Skywalker"s Best Stories Beyond the Movies

If you like everyone's favorite farm boy, try these Star Wars stories from the books, comics and more. As one of the main characters in the Star Wars galaxy, Luke Skywalker isn't suffering from a shortage of stories. You can see him front and c.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

Finn Balor Has Moved Beyond Bullet Club...for Now

WWE's Finn Balor on his shoulder injury and whether or not the time is right to reform Bullet Club with Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. Finn Balor, and his "Demon" persona, will step through the ropes in a few days time to square off against Br.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

Look at this bear in the backyard prepping for a fun day at the pool

Somebody get the suntan lotion and a swimming cap because one bear is ready to take a fun, relaxing dip in the pool. In British Columbia, Canada, someone captured a black bear on video they found in their uncle's backyard. The poor thing probably.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

Microsoft acquires cloud-based HPC developer

Microsoft pulled off a big get with its acquisition of Cycle Computing, the developer of a suite of high-performance computing (HPC) services called CycleCloud for cloud orchestration, provisioning and data management in the cloud.You may not know.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

Great American Eclipse: Everything you need to know to get ready

The stage is set for the first total solar eclipse in the continental US since 1979. Here’s our guide to the best way to enjoy the spectacle.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News12 hr. 3 min. ago

The Essential Phone"s super slick, but it"s no iPhone or Google Pixel killer

The "father of Android" is ready for his next act. Andy Rubin, who co-founded Android more than a decade ago, is back with a new Android-centric startup. But instead of software, his new company, Essential, is tackling hardware. The company's first p.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 43 min. ago

Shutting down neo-Nazi Daily Stormer sets a dangerous precedent

The neo-Nazi website has been booted out by web services for crossing moral lines, but should tech firms decide what we see online?.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News14 hr. 10 min. ago

New Apple videos explain how iOS 11 and its multi-tasking features work on the iPad

 iOS 11, the next version of Apple’s mobile operating system, is quite the game-changer for iPad owners. We wrote that the software effectively turns an iPad into a mobile computer through a number of new features that go beyond previous.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 55 min. ago

Apple Watch shipments expected to reach 15 million in 2017

With Apple ready to launch its third-generation Apple Watch, Apple's overall smartwatch shipments are expected to rise to 4.5 million units in the fourth quarter and hit 15 million for the whole year 2017, according to sources from the upstream suppl.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

SPIL to restart backend services for DRAM

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will restart its backend services for the manufacture of DRAM memory to satisfy demand from China, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago