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VMware acquires Pivotal and Carbon Black for nearly $5 billion

VMWARE ACQUIRES PIVOTAL AND CARBON BLACK FOR NEARLY $5 BILLION

Cloud software company VMware acquired security firm Carbon Black and cloud services developer tool maker Pivotal today for $5 billion.

Three Asus ZenBooks get AMD Ryzen processors amid Intel Comet Lake launch

THREE ASUS ZENBOOKS GET AMD RYZEN PROCESSORS AMID INTEL COMET LAKE LAUNCH

With IFA 2019 on the horizon, plenty of computer manufacturers are taking the opportunity to upgrade their popular products. Now, Asus...

 
 
 
Apple Watch patent application reveals millimeter wave 5G and Wi-Fi design

APPLE WATCH PATENT APPLICATION REVEALS MILLIMETER WAVE 5G AND WI-FI DESIGN

The Apple Watch won't be stuck with aging 4G technology, a newly published patent application reveals, as Apple is working on a high-speed...

5 Ways a Gaming PC Can Be Useful for School

5 WAYS A GAMING PC CAN BE USEFUL FOR SCHOOL

There's no doubt that modern society is overrun by technology, and that can be a good thing. Many functions are automated, which is...

 
 
 
Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant gets a digital photo frame

LENOVO SMART CLOCK WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT GETS A DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME

Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant is getting a digital photo frame and Continued Conversation as part of a software update.

Comment: Apple seemingly trying hard to justify rumored iPhone 11 Pro name

COMMENT: APPLE SEEMINGLY TRYING HARD TO JUSTIFY RUMORED IPHONE 11 PRO NAME

I wrote recently that while I tend to believe reports that Apple is planning to launch this year's flagship iPhones as the iPhone 11...

 
 
 
Remediant raises $15 million to help companies manage privileged access

REMEDIANT RAISES $15 MILLION TO HELP COMPANIES MANAGE PRIVILEGED ACCESS

Remedient, a San Francisco- and Fort Worth-based provider of privileged account management software, has raised $15 million in venture...

Google's Nest Mini will reportedly succeed the Home Mini

GOOGLE'S NEST MINI WILL REPORTEDLY SUCCEED THE HOME MINI

Google Nest will reportedly replace the Google Home Mini with a second-gen Nest Mini, a device with better sound and a wall mount.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Dell XPS 13 Gets Intel's New Gen-10 Processor

DELL XPS 13 GETS INTEL'S NEW GEN-10 PROCESSOR

IFA19 Just in time for IFA 2019, Dell is updating its award-winning XPS 13 ultramobile laptop with Intel's latest 10th generation processor,...

Splunk acquires cloud monitoring platform SignalFx for $1.05 billion

SPLUNK ACQUIRES CLOUD MONITORING PLATFORM SIGNALFX FOR $1.05 BILLION

Splunk today announced an agreement to acquire SignalFx, cloud monitoring platform for infrastructure, microservices, and applications,...

 
 
 
Intel, Google, Microsoft, and others launch Confidential Computing Consortium for data security

INTEL, GOOGLE, MICROSOFT, AND OTHERS LAUNCH CONFIDENTIAL COMPUTING CONSORTIUM FOR DATA SECURITY

The Confidential Computing Consortium was introduced today to bring together some of the biggest tech companies in the world to better...

How to turn off 'Restricted Mode' on YouTube to watch any video without filters

HOW TO TURN OFF 'RESTRICTED MODE' ON YOUTUBE TO WATCH ANY VIDEO WITHOUT FILTERS

The Restricted Mode on YouTube can be helpful to filter out unwanted videos from your account, but you may eventually want to turn...

 
 
 
Intel 10th-gen Comet Lake: Everything we know so far

INTEL 10TH-GEN COMET LAKE: EVERYTHING WE KNOW SO FAR

Intel Comet Lake CPUs are coming in 2020 and they represent the next big CPU release for Intel on desktop. How will they perform? Can...

Google and Mozilla block Kazakhstan root CA certificate from Chrome and Firefox

GOOGLE AND MOZILLA BLOCK KAZAKHSTAN ROOT CA CERTIFICATE FROM CHROME AND FIREFOX

Google and Mozilla have blocked the fake root CA, Qaznet Trust Network, from Chrome and Firefox browsers to protect Kazakhstan citizens

 
 
 
Kobiton raises a $5.2M Series A round for its mobile testing platform

KOBITON RAISES A $5.2M SERIES A ROUND FOR ITS MOBILE TESTING PLATFORM

Kobiton , an Atlanta-based mobile testing platform that helps developers test their apps on real devices using the open-source Appium...

Remembering the best shareware-era DOS games that time forgot

REMEMBERING THE BEST SHAREWARE-ERA DOS GAMES THAT TIME FORGOT

Enlarge / A DOS prompt. Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews,...

 
 
 
Qualcomm and LG make patent license deal, but 5G market impact is unclear

QUALCOMM AND LG MAKE PATENT LICENSE DEAL, BUT 5G MARKET IMPACT IS UNCLEAR

The U.S. mobile chipmaker has reached a deal with one of its key customers to continue supplying smartphones, but the broader impact...

Unencrypted MoviePass Database Exposes Sensitive Info From Thousands of Customers

UNENCRYPTED MOVIEPASS DATABASE EXPOSES SENSITIVE INFO FROM THOUSANDS OF CUSTOMERS

Struggling movie ticket subscription service MoviePass stored thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards in a database...