The top news stories for March 18, 2014.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 11/19 including: Android's market share growth, the shift between Black Friday and Cyber Friday, the mobility market in the Asia-Pacific to double by 2017, the future of M2M connections and the latest from Linux.
To understand how the open-source Linux operating system is being deployed within the enterprise, a study sponsored by SUSE quizzed 167 IT professionals on their use of Linux.
The WiFi Pineapple is designed to exploit how most Wi-Fi devices automatically reconnect to wireless access points that they have previously connected to.
Researchers from security vendor Symantec have discovered a new malware that makes use of the Encrypting File System feature in Windows for the expressed purpose of stymieing forensic analysis
There has been a lot of movement on the financial side of the big data ecosystem, with recent IPOs, such as Tableau's, and the myriad of companies attracting new venture capital funding, but the market really begins to move when users have options and when the ubiquity of big data expands across platforms.
Microsoft's Windows Phone posted the largest year-over-year shipment gains of any smartphone operating system, eclipsing BlackBerry in the race to challenge marketplace leaders Android and iOS, research firm IDC reports.
IBM is set to put its money behind the next big trend in storage, sparked in part by the requirements of big data.
Google has released a technical paper detailing a performance monitoring technology that has been developed and deployed on every shared compute server run by the company around the world.
HortonWorks did its part this week to expand the reach of Apache Hadoop across the enterprise with the release of its new Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows. This is the first Hadoop distribution available for both Linux and Windows.