The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted today to accept FCC chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal that the Commission “use its Title II authority to implement and enforce open Internet protections.” Or, to put it in plain English, your ISP must provide equal broadband access to you or any site — Amazon, Netflix, etc. — without slowing down or speeding up sites for additional fees.
Net neutrality becomes the law of the land. More>
This has not been Lenovo’s finest hour. First, security experts found that Lenovo was shipping Superfish adware, which turned out to have malware potential. Then, the company completely mishandled the news about it, simultaneously declaring it to be both a security concern and not one. Spoiler alert: Superfish was a major security foul-up. Now, the Lenovo website has been hacked.
Lenovo website DNS record hijacked. More>
RightScale, an enterprise cloud management company, found in its 2015 State of the Cloud Survey that enterprises are increasingly implementing a hybrid cloud strategy that encompasses public and private clouds.
RightScale: Where the cloud is going next. More>