Category Archives: IT

Six top US intelligence chiefs caution against buying Huawei phones

Six top U.S. intelligence chiefs told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday they would not advise Americans to use products or services from Chinese smartphone maker Huawei.

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CIA, FBI, NSA: We don’t recommend Huawei or ZTE phones

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. The U.S. intelligence agencies aren’t thrilled about the idea of U.S. citizens using phones from certain Chinese manufacturers.

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Is Microsoft to blame for the largest ransomware attacks in internet history?

Friday saw the largest global ransomware attack in internet history, and the world did not handle it well.

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Hackers Holding Disney’s Latest ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ For Ransom

UPDATED with comments from former hacker: Disney’s upcoming Johnny Depp film Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales has been pilfered by ransom hackers seeking payment from the studio. The hackers have demanded an enormous amount of money be paid to Bitcoin.

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Agile Died While You Were Doing Your Standup

As technology professionals, we have been stuck at metaphorical basecamp for years. We’ve looked at the summit, attempted the various routes other teams have created, and worked hard on dialling in the basics of making sure we have food, water, and shelter.

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A first look at the Chinese operating system the government wants to replace Windows

Microsoft Windows is the dominant operating system in China, but the government is trying to encourage homegrown replacements. The most popular one is called NeoKylin. We gave it a whirl to see how the hottest China-made OS looks and feels.

Microsoft Windows is the dominant operating system in China, but the government is trying to encourage homegrown replacements. The most popular one is called NeoKylin. We gave it a whirl to see how the hottest China-made OS looks and feels.

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A Consultant’s Guide to Difficult Client Feedback

During one of my very first consulting assignments, a colleague and I interviewed direct reports of the Chief Information Officer of a chemical company about improving project execution.

During one of my very first consulting assignments, a colleague and I interviewed direct reports of the Chief Information Officer of a chemical company about improving project execution.

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