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HP tops Q2 targets as PC sales increase 10 percent

HP Inc. reported better-than-expected second quarter financial results Wednesday as two key revenue segments saw long-awaited growth. Overall, the tech giant reported non-GAAP earnings of 40 cents per share on revenue of $12.4 billion, up 7 percent year-over-year on constant currency measure. Wall Street was looking for earnings of 39 cents per share with $11.88 billion in revenue. Personal systems… Read more →

27 Star Wars goodies you can download and 3D print right now

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Rackspace names Joe Eazor as new CEO

Rackspace’s board of directors has appointed Joe Eazor as the company’s new CEO, effective June 12, Rackspace announced Wednesday. Rackspace President Jeff Cotten has been serving as interim CEO since chief executive Taylor Rhodes left earlier this month. Eazor has spent more than 25 years as a technology executive and was most recently CEO of EarthLink. Rackspace highlighted Eazor’s role… Read more →

What are "national security letters?" Here’s everything you need to know

“National security letters” have been in the news a lot lately. Since last year, Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, Adobe, Twitter, Cloudflare, and most recently Apple have all disclosed that they have received at least one of these highly secretive letters, known as NSLs, in the past few years. Up until recently these companies were prevented from disclosing them to anyone. While… Read more →

Ready for more Red Hat? RHEL 7.4 beta released

For a change of pace, here is a Red Hat‘s announcement that isn’t mostly about clouds and containers. Instead, the news about the beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.4 is largely about new and updated features to help organizations bolster security and compliance, streamline management and automation, and improve systems administration. At the top of Red Hat’s… Read more →

Cisco launches IoT platform, partners with Microsoft Azure

Cisco launched an Internet of things platform aimed at making deployments easier and partnered with Microsoft Azure to better connect edge devices. The networking giant outlined its new platform, dubbed the Cisco IoT Operations Platform, at the company’s IoT World Forum in London. special feature Harnessing IoT in the Enterprise The tech revolution is spreading to every corner of the… Read more →

Identity management for mobile users

If you’re like most IT professionals – or even ordinary civilians – you own two or more mobile devices in addition to your laptop. The ordinary civilian, however, doesn’t necessarily know how to lock down his or her device and keep its data secure. As IT professionals, we can use common-sense measures to keep our devices from being compromised, but… Read more →

Google, IBM and Lyft launch open source project Istio

Google, IBM, and Lyft on Wednesday announced the first public release of Istio, an open source service that gives developers a vendor-neutral way to connect, secure, manage and monitor networks of different microservices on cloud platforms. According to the companies, Istio was created to address the inherent challenges that come with integrating application-based microservices in distributed systems, namely compliance and… Read more →

iPhone sales nose-diving in China could be really bad for Apple

Android makes gains in China while iOS slips: Kantar China is Apple’s second-largest market after the US, so any signs of a problem there would be very serious. Well, we have signs of a problem brewing there. See also: The quickest, simplest way to speed up an old, tired PC Business Insider reports that according to Bernstein analysts Toni Sacconaghi… Read more →

IBM’s compute, storage tech powers Qatar Genome Program

Researcher at the Sidra Medical Center in Qatar. IBM has announced a new healthcare-focused collaboration with Qatar’s Sidra Medical and Research Center. Sidra is a biomedical research hospital and educational institution that’s spearheading the Qatar Genome Program (QGP), one of the world’s largest national genome medical research projects. Sidra will now use IBM technology as the compute and storage infrastructure… Read more →