Tag: IBM

You can experiment with blockchain development tools for free

You can experiment with blockchain development tools for free

You might easily have missed it this week, when Kadena, a Brooklyn, New York startup, announced a free private Blockchain as a Service tool in the Azure Marketplace, but it could be more relevant to you than you think. When...

/ September 2, 2019 / 1 Comment
Your next hack could arrive by snail mail

Your next hack could arrive by snail mail

When you think about getting hacked, you probably imagine hackers using stolen credentials, undertaking a phishing attack, or exploiting a vulnerability in your network. What you probably don’t expect is for them to come through the front door, and access...

/ August 9, 2019
Tech Time Warp: A quick and dirty history of MS-DOS

Tech Time Warp: A quick and dirty history of MS-DOS

In the world of tech history, MS-DOS seems archaic and simplistic to the untrained eye — a command-prompt today’s “digital natives” wouldn’t recognize, let alone appreciate. Of course, the GUIs of today wouldn’t exist without MS-DOS, which was born out...

/ July 26, 2019
Tech Time Warp: IBM Watson and Wimbledon make a match

Tech Time Warp: IBM Watson and Wimbledon make a match

Few sporting events are as steeped in tradition as Wimbledon, the Grand Slam tennis tournament taking place at the All England Club through July 19. Look past your cup of Pimm’s and the British royalty in attendance, and you’ll note...

/ July 12, 2019
Tech Time Warp: The story of Herman Hollerith, inventor of the punch card

Tech Time Warp: The story of Herman Hollerith, inventor of the punch card

A 5-inch floppy is a quaint relic today, but even it had a predecessor: the punch card. Invented by Herman Hollerith in 1887 to solve the problem of tabulating census data, punch cards were the standard for business accounting well...

/ March 1, 2019
Cloud 5: CIA loves AWS, cloud gaming grows

Cloud 5: CIA loves AWS, cloud gaming grows

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ June 22, 2018
Cloud 5: Online retailer chooses AWS, Salesforce flexes marketing muscles

Cloud 5: Online retailer chooses AWS, Salesforce flexes marketing muscles

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ June 15, 2018
IBM introduces skinny mainframe for cloud age

IBM introduces skinny mainframe for cloud age

The mainframe has been a mainstay of enterprise computing for decades, and IBM has dominated the category, but what place does it have in the age of the cloud? Surprisingly, the oldest bit of computing technology continues to live a...

/ April 11, 2018
Cloud 5: Salesforce’s $6.5B MuleSoft bet, Apple and IBM expand partnership to AI

Cloud 5: Salesforce’s $6.5B MuleSoft bet, Apple and IBM expand partnership to AI

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ March 23, 2018
Google Cloud looks ready to board the blockchain train

Google Cloud looks ready to board the blockchain train

Blockchain is surely the buzzword of the day. All you need to do is put blockchain in your title and your stock goes up, as we actually saw a soft drink company attempt at the end of last year. Yet,...

/ March 22, 2018