This week, a National Transportation Safety Board judge dismissed a $10,000 fine that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration had lodged against a photographer who had used a drone to take aerial photos for the University of Virginia. The judge found that the FAA hadn't actually issued any enforceable rules regarding the use of commercial drones.
If you've got a Windows XP machine -- either at home or in the office -- consider yourself lucky. In the past, you'd upgrade to a more recent Windows operating system without a thought. Today, you have many options.
IBM has announced a competition to promote the development of apps powered by its Watson cognitive computing platform. But some apps already are in use or in the pipeline.
Heroku and Force.com have thus far been different platforms with mostly different customer bases. As Salesforce tries to push Heroku into the enterprise, a bundle of both platforms could help.
It's one thing for businesses to hear about the advantages of different technologies, but imagine seeing the power of all the major technology trends demonstrated in -- of all things -- a vending machine.
With a ton of new technical details and guidance about iOS for enterprise and education IT departments, a new "zero-touch" mass deployment program, and changes to app purchase/licensing, Apple is saying loud and clear that it understands the needs and questions of IT professionals -- and that it will work to answer them while working more closely with IT.
What can you do if KitKat has made using your formerly awesome phone a frustrating, unbearable nightmare? A few things.
While the independent providers like Engine Yard, CloudBees, Cumulogic, and DotCloud may be able to offer enough niche features to survive, they face some tough competition from the biggest infrastructure providers out there including Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft.
Apple's new CarPlay initiative promises access to a handful of Apple and third-party apps through a car's in-dash infotainment system, but Apple promises that support for even more apps is on the way. That means developers have a new iOS ecosystem to tap, but one that is going to pose some significant questions and challenges.
IDC said 2013 marked the most severe contraction on record for PC shipments and revised down its expectations for 2014. This year, PC shipments will fall under 300 million, the researchers said, dropping 6.1 percent worldwide.
The first day of Microsoft’s 2014 SharePoint conference in Las Vegas unveiled a slew of new products and services, as well as detailing elements of Microsoft’s cloud and on-premises productivity roadmaps. But what was perhaps more fascinating was what those announcements showed about Microsoft’s -- and in particular -- Office’s devices and services future.