What is a Botnet? How to protect your devices from Reaper

A new botnet is reported to have ensnared more than 1 million devices, and it’s still growing. We investigate Reaper, explaining what is a botnet and how to protect your PC, smartphone and tablet. Read more:

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Amazon cornering banana market in Seattle; dedicating out about 8,000 per day

Amazon.com Inc. has transformed businesses including retailing, filmmaking and data storage. But no one foresaw the bananas. It started with a brainstorm from founder and CEO Jeff Bezos that Amazon should offer everyone near its headquartersnot just employeeshealthy, eco-friendly snacks as a public service. After deeming oranges, Amazon picked bananas, and opened its first Community […]

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Western Digital acquires cloud services company Upthere

Western Digital has today announced that it bought Upthere for an undisclosed sum. Upthere had previously raised $77 million from an impressive list of investors, with KPCB and Western Digital Ventures leading the round, along with Floodgate, Elevation Partners, GV, NTT Docomo Ventures and Square 1 Bank. Upthere wants you to think of its service […]

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Dell Says ‘Large’ Number of Companies Return after Pricey Public Cloud

Michael Dell said his company is insuring some customers return to buying equipment after discovering that working with the giant cloud-computing providers is more complicated and costlier than they believed. Hardware from Dell Technologies Inc. is get a second look from companies seeing that outsourcing their computing needs to the public cloud–big providers such as […]

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What is ransomware and how do I protect my PC from Petya and Bad Rabbit?

Everything you need to know about ransomware including the latest assault, how to protect your PCs and laptops and what to do if you’re affected. Read more:

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