The Trump administration is seeking to modernise the government by creating the American Technology Council, where the President will get advice from tech executives from Silicon Valley companies.
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The keepers of official time have decided that 2017 will start one second later as a "leap second" gets added to official Atomic Clocks around the world. Cisco, IBM and Red Hat issue advisories.
From Holo pursuits and virtual delights, to touchpad tattoos, Half-Life lulz, Lumia price cuts, (in)security issues, and matters of Honor, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
A data dump of exploits supposedly taken from the NSA has revealed security flaws in Cisco's products. The company admitted the flaws are real but only one has been patched until now.
Traditional ransomware encrypts user data and ransoms it for money. But a new strain of malicious software does away with the encryption bit and just deletes users' files even if they pay.
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Let's Encrypt has left its public beta phase, signalling that it's stable and ready for production use. The project also gained a new Gold sponsor, and several Silver and Platinum sponsor renewals.
Vendor revenue from sales on network, servers and storage infrastructure equipment meant for public and private clouds grew an impressive 21.9% year-over-year in 2015, to $29 billion.
The Open Connectivity Foundation is a consortium that aims to create a standard for the Internet of Things. Partners include Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung, Cisco, General Electric, and more.
The Linux Foundation has announced a new collaboration effort to help speed up development of blockchain technology, making it suitable for enterprise use.
The self-issuing certificate authority, Let's Encrypt, has entered a Public Beta phase. In this phase, anyone can issue a certificate for their site. Facebook also became a gold sponsor of the CA.
Along with a few partnering companies, Verizon is working on the next generation of radio technology that will bring about the 5G standard to the U.S., with field testing slated for 2016.
Many major companies such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Intel and Netflix have united to form the Alliance for Open Media group, which aims to create an open-source next-generation video format.
A newly-discovered malware will attempt to self-destruct by deleting an essential system file, sending the computer into an endless reboot loop to avoid getting analyzed by security researchers.
Multiple tech giants, including Apple, Verizon and Cisco, have joined Microsoft in opposing the US government's requests for search warrants for data stored on overseas servers.
Many consumer routers have recently been found to be listening on the undocumented TCP port 32764, which could allow the hardware to be vulnerable to remote attacks.
A decision from the Luxembourg-based General Court has ended a court battle from Cisco, which saw the company trying to reverse the 2011 acquisition of Skype by Microsoft.
Mozilla are getting an early Christmas present, in the form of native H.264 video support in its Firefox browser. And the provider of this not so secret Santa gift? Cisco.
The Internet of everything is almost upon us, our houses are no exception. Now some companies want to create a common standard on which all future appliances and home systems will rely on.
On Wednesday, Cisco will attempt to convince an appeals court for the European Union to reverse the approval of Microsoft's acquisition of Skype in 2011 by the European Commission.
Cisco announced a new partnership with Microsoft that will allow businesses to acquire a cloud-based system that combines Cisco's Unified Data Center with Microsoft's Fast Track architecture.
Belkin has announced it has completed its previously announced plans to acquire Linksys from Cisco but will continue to release networking and WiFi products under the Linksys brand.
The Superdome in New Orleans, venue for today's Super Bowl, has a new WiFi network that's designed to handle 30,000 connections at once, which hopefully should be enough.
Belkin has announced that they've bought the Home Networking Business Unit from Cisco, which includes Linksys, for an undisclosed amount. With the purchase, they'll occupy around 30% of the market
We list our top five most read stories of 2012, which include a personal story on how piracy affected a Neowin writer, a blow up over a Samsung ad using an actor from an Apple ad and more.
In a study that was commissioned by Cisco, two economic professors are highly critical of Microsoft's Skype, claiming that its "proprietary standards" are a problem for non-Skype users.
Cisco's VP Brett Wingo has announced in a new company blog post that it has now "changed the default setting back to traditional router set-up and management" instead of its cloud service.
A new firmware update for Cisco routers comes with a nasty surprise: users are forced to join an invasive cloud service that spies on you and polices what you do, or else be left with a useless router
We know the future of the internet is only going to see more development, but it can be hard to really comprehend it. We take a look at what a zettabyte is and where the internet could go, given time.
Cisco has announced that it is shutting down production of its business-oriented Cius tablet. The Android powered device was first announced in 2010 but never caught on.
Cisco announced today that it has filed an appeal to the European Union to revisit its approval of October's merger of Microsoft and Skype in order to put in some new conditions.
Our 'need' to keep up with Facebook updates and that tweet that someone sent 7.65 seconds ago is so strong that our brains actually places it before our need for food and water.
After lots of rumors, the networking company Cisco announced today that it would indeed cut a large number of its employees. In a press release today, the company revealed it plans to lay of 6,500...
The struggling network switching and router company Cisco could cut as many as 10,000 of its employees in order to save as much as $1 billion. Bloomberg reports via unnamed sources that 7,000 employees will...
While cable and other ISPs keep trying to sell faster and faster Internet traffic to customers (Google is prepping to sell 1 Gbps service in Kansas City in 2012) it looks like more and more...
According to Cisco's Visual Networking Index concerning mobile data across the globe, there was 2.6 times more traffic in 2010 over 2009. All of this data came out to be roughly 237 petabytes per month,...
Cisco announced Tuesday that they are adding their name to the long list of new tablets on the market. The new tablet, scheduled to be released in early 2011, will be called the Cisco Cius...
Video conferencing has seen a boost as business travel has been restricted due to large parts of Europe's airspace being closed as ash from an Icelandic volcano covers the sky. Cisco Systems's TelePresence Technology Group...
Cisco research has revealed today that 87% of respondents surveyed across 10 European countries with a wireless internet connection at home said that they have security enabled on their wireless home network. The online survey, commissioned...