Listening to the way people in the world of technology talk about Alan Turing, it's difficult to believe that the English computer scientist isn't more of a household name.
Stories by Jon Gold
The Enigma cypher machine used by the German military in World War II is still a tough nut to crack today. The total number of ways it can be configured for every letter is around 150 million million million. That's enough to keep it beyond the reach of all but the most determined of brute force attacks.
The official World IPv6 Launch event yesterday, passed with little if any attention from the typical Internet user. For some in the Internet engineering community, however, the day marked the culmination of two decades' worth of work.
Want to try out Windows 8's Metro interface, without having to ditch your Android tablet? Now you can. Remote desktop vendor Splashtop announced Wednesday that it would add Android support to its Windows 8 Metro testbed product, which allows users to simulate a Metro tablet environment.
AT&T says it will begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate -- an Android device designed with an emphasis on sustainability -- on Sunday, June 10, in the U.S.
HP's leadership and customer base will gather in Las Vegas next week for an event calculated to reassure -- but also to impress.
Boston-based WAN optimization vendor Exinda today released two new variants of its Edge line of appliances, targeted at branch-office users who need performance enhancement and don't want to spend a lot of time on setup.
A combination of solar power and carefully automated management should let data centers have a net grid impact of zero, HP said Wednesday in announcing its new datacentre infrastructure.
Silver Peak today upgraded the software for its WAN appliance to handle automated optimization for TCP and non-TCP traffic, 512,000 simultaneous connections for 10 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) infrastructures and support for a bunch of common hypervisors.
Three winners of an academic competition at the University of Rochester to create the most innovative and useful applications for IBM's Watson cognitive computing systems were announced yesterday by Big Blue.
Felix Ehm, a member of CERN's beams control group, has always had a curious and scientific bent.
Intel announced three major expansions of its Xeon server processor line this week, adding lower-priced Sandy Bridge options for the two- and four-socket market and the Ivy Bridge architecture to workstation-class devices.
The latest version of Cupertino-based Xangati's virtual dashboard product will boast a new performance management engine and the ability to work with eight instances of VMware vCenter, instead of just one.
IBM today announced that it will begin rolling out a family of Intel Ivy Bridge-equipped versions of its M4 server expected to reduce data center power costs and offer entry level virtualization servers.
These days, it seems like a dozen new network "extras" - including traffic monitors, packet inspection technologies and management products, to name just a few - are launched every week, all advertising large-scale gains in performance, security and ease of use.