August’s Smart Locks proved to be the key to my smarthome puzzle

 When smart home tech first started coming out, I was hopeful, but also skeptical. It seemed overly complicated, with too many hoops to jump through and a relative inability to meld old and new for situations like rental apartments and older homes. Now, though, the range and breadth of smart home tech means you can find something to suit just about every need, and I find my entire house is… Read More

Apple has hired tech team from data science startup SVDS

 Apple has made a quiet but interesting move in its longer-term strategy around courting more business from enterprises. The company has hired the tech team — at least 18 people, including at least two co-founders, one of whom is the CEO — from Silicon Valley Data Science (SVDS), a startup based out of Mountain View that provides business transformation consulting to enterprises… Read More

Polish startup Displate raises raises 2 million Euro to decorate your abode

 Noted futurists like Arthur C. Clarke and Carl Sagan got a lot of things right when they predicted things like genetic splicing, transatlantic communications, the Internet. But what these eggheads didn’t predict was the burgeoning market for metallic posters. That’s where the wizards at Displate got it right. Displate is a Polish company with almost $10 million in worldwide sales.… Read More

Equifax’s chief security and information officers are out

Equifax's Chief Security Officer Susan Mauldin and Chief Information Officer David Webb have both left the company as it deals with the fallout from a months-long hacking campaign that compromised the personal information of 143 million people this y…

‘It’ director Andy Muschietti signs on for Sony’s ‘Robotech’ movie

More than 30 years after the original series debuted on television, the classic Mecha anime Robotech will once again grace the silver screen. Sony announced on Monday that it had tapped Andy Muschietti, who just finished directing the reboot of Steph…

Microsoft opens up its Windows Insider preview for Business

Since Microsoft launched its Insider Program a few years ago, millions of people have signed up to test out upcoming versions of Windows 10 on their devices. One small issue, however, was a limitation forcing users to sign up with their personal acco…

Windows 10 Creators update loads up on features for IT

can_9787 Microsoft announced a slew of goodies today for its upcoming Windows 10 Creators update, designed to please IT admins and simplify management of Windows 10 inside large enterprises. Microsoft has been trying to get enterprise companies — you know the ones with lots of users — to make the switch to Windows 10. They claim, even before this announcement, the number of… Read More

7 IT Startups That Will Change How Businesses Innovate In 2015

wires and cables IT is going through a renaissance right now. New products and services are released every month that dramatically change how we can develop products and manage our IT shops. Innovation is everywhere. It can be hard to keep up, but that is part of the fun. Read More