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Without PaaS, Docker is just a bunch of containers

Docker containers may be the greatest thing since sliced bread, but they still an extra something to work well within enterprises. This is where Platform as a Service comes in. Photo: IBM Media Relations That’s the word from Bernard Golden, vice president of strategy for ActiveState, who observes that container technology is much more efficient and delivers greater benefits than… Read more →

​It’s raining lawsuits in India: Micromax and OnePlus face off in battle of the Cyanogens

Just when you were done reading about Ericsson stopping the Xiaomi juggernaut in its tracks, another lawsuit between rival smartphone makers has dominated headlines in India in the last few days. This time, it’s a confrontation between Indian phone giant Micromax and Chinese company Shenzhen OnePlus Technology. OnePlus’ Cyanogen smartphone Late last week, Micromax filed a lawsuit against OnePlus, stopping… Read more →

​North Korea’s Internet is down for the count

In the aftermath of the FBI reporting that North Korea was behind the Sony hack attack, is it any surprise that North Korea’s limited Internet has been kayoed? I don’t think so. North Korea’s Internet has been KOed. Of course, it might not be the United States, with or without the co-operation of China, which provides North Korea with its… Read more →

​It’s raining lawsuits in India: Micromax and OnePlus face off in battle of the Cyanogens

Just when you were done reading about Ericsson stopping the Xiaomi juggernaut in its tracks, another lawsuit between rival smartphone makers has dominated headlines in India in the last few days. This time, it’s a confrontation between Indian phone giant Micromax and Chinese company Shenzhen OnePlus Technology. OnePlus’ Cyanogen smartphone Late last week, Micromax filed a lawsuit against OnePlus, stopping… Read more →

​North Korea’s Internet is down for the count

In the aftermath of the FBI reporting that North Korea was behind the Sony hack attack, is it any surprise that North Korea’s limited Internet has been kayoed? I don’t think so. North Korea’s Internet has been KOed. Of course, it might not be the United States, with or without the co-operation of China, which provides North Korea with its… Read more →

Apple releases security update for critical NTP vulnerability in OS X

Apple has issued a security update to address a critical security issue with OS X’s Network Time Protocol service. The company recommends that all users apply this patch “as soon as possible According to Apple’s support page, the update patches up a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to remotely run code on a system: Impact: A remote attacker may… Read more →

Android Lollipop: Still a Sucker

My tale of woe regarding my past experiences with Android got a lot of responses from our ZDNet readers — some of which was the usual partisan griping, but some of which was constructive. One of which was “Maybe you should try a newer version of Android.” As I mentioned at the end of that piece, I was willing to… Read more →