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  • 11 top IaaS cloud computing certifications

    The best way to stay on top of the fast-changing IaaS cloud market is through training and certification. Below are 10 of the top IaaS cloud computing certifications available.

  • Google, Amazon push Flash closer to extinction

    Internet users will get some respite from Flash-based attacks since Google and Amazon are stopping Flash ads from displaying

  • Google Container Engine: Ready to rock 'n' roll

    Google Container Engine is out of beta. The search-engine-cum-advertising-broker is also all about that containerization. But is Google's use of open-source projects such as Docker and Kubernetes *entirely* unselfish?

  • Google cloud ''loses'' data (sky falling; film at 11)

    Google is sorry to report it's lost some cloud customers' data. Lightning struck four times near its St. Ghislain, Belgium data center. From cloud to cloud, as't were, causing some storage to go bye-bye...

  • Android 6-point-huh? Analyzing the Marshmallow numbering madness

    It may seem strange that Google's Android Marshmallow release brings such a big jump in version number, but those of us obsessing over digits are missing the point.

  • Will stock, hiring surge at a more transparent Google?

    Google's restructuring could finally deliver to Wall Street something it's been after for years: more insight into what the company is spending on things like Nest, drones and health research.

  • Google restructuring could rein in business 'chaos'

    With the restructuring of its business announced Monday, Google may be trying to gain control over the chaos that its myriad of projects and new business ventures has created.

  • Replace your NAS with cloud storage: the 8 key requirements

    This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

  • Microsoft gives Windows phones one last shot

    Microsoft will continue to manufacture smartphones for its Windows 10 Mobile operating system, but the company has thrown in the towel on the devices strategy pursued by its former CEO and will probably give up entirely unless Windows 10 reverses years of missteps in mobile, analysts said.

  • Inside the bold plan to bring gigabit fiber to Detroit

    When discussing the ongoing revitalization efforts in Detroit, it's hard to miss the name Dan Gilbert. The founder of Quicken Loans, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and a Detroit native himself, Gilbert's investment firms have funded dozens of tech startups in the city and turned its defunct old buildings into shiny new workspaces that look like Silicon Valley transplants.

  • Standards are coming for containers

    A list of leading cloud, storage and virtualization companies are backing a new effort named the Open Container Project, which aims to create a set of standards for the fast-growing technology.

  • Network analysis is like turning over rocks

    I just found out my company's employees have been finding ways to get around my Web filtering. And that came as a surprise, because I use a best-in-class product that employs a database to categorize and block website URLs, which I thought I could rely on. But as I found out, that product is not perfect.

  • Android Pay likely at Google I/O as Samsung preps its own service

    Google is expected to reveal details about Android Pay at its annual I/O conference this week, even as Samsung readies its own separate mobile payment service.

  • If Windows 10 is the 'last version,' it needs names

    With Microsoft saying that Windows 10 "is the last version of Windows", the company may have a naming problem.

  • 21 tips for making Android a better personal assistant

    Android devices can do all sorts of wizardry these days -- everything from taking your heartbeat to turning off the lights in your bedroom. But sometimes, it's the simple stuff that matters the most.