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Just how popular is Kubernetes?

What is Kubernetes? Here’s everything you need to know about Kubernetes. Read more: At KubeCon North America in San Diego, more than 12,000 attendees are learning all they can about Kubernetes, the popular container orchestration program. But how popular is it really? Datadog, a cloud and infrastructure monitoring company, has numbers that show Kubernetes is on its way to… Read more →

Anonymous hacker gets a whopping six years in prison for some lame DDoS attacks

An Ohio man was sentenced last month to six years in prison for a series of DDoS attacks against websites for the city of Akron, Ohio, and the Akron police department. The man, 33-year-old James Robinson, was arrested in May 2019 and pleaded guilty to all accusations, most of which were easy to prove, as Robinson had publicly documented all… Read more →

Best Microsoft Store Black Friday 2019 deals

(Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Black Friday Business Bargain Hunter’s top picks The very best Black Friday deals and sales. Read More While the Microsoft Store hasn’t yet released an actual Black Friday ad (or had one leak), it does have a preview of several deals on its site.  Also: More Black Friday coverage at CNET As you might expect, price cuts… Read more →

WhatsApp banned nearly half a million accounts during Brazilian elections

Messaging app WhatsApp reported banning more than 400,000 accounts that breached its terms of service in Brazil during last year’s general elections. The information was disclosed by the company in a document submitted to authorities to support an investigation into the spread of misinformation during the presidential campaign. According to the company, the accounts were banned between August 15 and… Read more →

Best gifts: Tech gadgets for non-techies

Black Friday Business Bargain Hunter’s top picks The very best Black Friday deals and sales. Read More It may come as a bit of a surprise to some, but not everyone out there is as in love with technology as we techies. But that doesn’t mean non-techies won’t find tech gifts useful. And who knows, next year they too may… Read more →

Singapore moots regulated trading in cryptocurrencies

Singapore is exploring plans to allow payment token derivatives, such as Bitcoin and Ether, to be traded on local exchanges and for such activities to be regulated. The move aims to address international investor interest in cryptocurrencies. These institutional investors, such as hedge funds and asset managers, needed a regulated environment to gain and hedge their exposure to payment tokens,… Read more →

iOS 13.2.3: Does this fix the battery drain bug?

The other day Apple released iOS 13.2.3, an update that amongst other things, addressed bugs in Mail, Files, Notes, and Messages. But what the release notes didn’t mention was the battery drain bug that seemed to have made into the iOS 13.2.2 release (which was pushed out to patch a serious multitasking bug). Must read: Best gifts: IT pro toolbox… Read more →

Target’s digital fulfillment strategy drives strong Q3 results

Target’s array of digital fulfillment options have led to another blockbuster quarter for the cheap-chic retailer. The company reported its third quarter financial results Wednesday and noted that its Shipt same-day delivery and pick-up-in-store services added 1.7% to its overall same-store sales growth in the quarter and accounted for 80% of its digital sales. Target acquired Shipt in 2017 and used the… Read more →

Amazon Echo Buds review: Best mix of value and features in wireless earbuds

Amazon’s Echo, Alexa parade: What it all means Here are Larry Dignan’s key takeaways from Amazon’s 2019 hardware event and what it means for smart home integration, privacy and digital assistants. Read more: Music helps motivate me when I run so it is critical that I have a reliable wireless headset when out on the road. After a couple… Read more →

Honeywell lands Abu Dhabi National Oil Company industrial IoT win

The Rise of Industrial IoT Infrastructure around the world is being linked together via sensors, machine learning and analytics. ZDNet examines the rise of the new leaders in industrial IoT (IIoT) and case studies that highlight the lessons learned from production IIoT deployments. Special feature The Rise of Industrial IoT Infrastructure around the world is being linked together via sensors,… Read more →

Kohl’s is betting its Amazon partnership will boost sales, but ROI remains unclear

Kohl’s third quarter was rocky, but the company is betting that a partnership with Amazon will pull it out of a tailspin. The retailer’s chief executive Michelle Gass said the company is “leaning into” the Amazon Returns program in terms of investments and marketing, and also looking at it as a means to customer acquisition, conversion, and signups for its… Read more →

PayMyTab data leak exposes personal information belonging to mobile diners

Cybersecurity: How technology can affect your organization’s goals Dr. Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder of the Ponemon Institute, talks with Tonya Hall about the various technologies that could be keeping organizations from reaching their cybersecurity goals. Sensitive and personal information belonging to PayMyTab customers has been exposed due to an open AWS bucket, researchers have revealed.  On Tuesday, vpnMentor cybersecurity… Read more →