Red Hat Gives JBoss AMQ a Makeover

Red Hat on Thursday announced JBoss AMQ 7, a messaging platform upgrade that enhances its overall performance and improves client availability for developers. JBoss AMQ is a lightweight, standards-based open source platform designed to enable real-time communication between applications, services, devices and the Internet of Things. It is based on the upstream Apache ActiveMQ and…

Ubuntu Mobile Gamble to Set Out in June

Canonical this week said that it will end its support for Ubuntu Touch phones and Ubuntu-powered tablets in June, and that it will shut down its app store at the end of this year. The company previously had signaled the system’s demise, but it had not fixed a date. With Ubuntu Touch, a unified mobile…

Facebook and instagram to get spy app’s the hard way

Facebook on Monday moved to prevent spy applications from accessing its users’ data. The company has updated its Facebook and Instagram policies to prohibit developers from using data obtained from those platforms in surveillance tools, according to Rob Sherman, deputy chief privacy officer at Facebook. Facebook already has taken enforcement actions against devs who created…

Accenture and Docker Team on Container Services

Accenture and Docker on Wednesday announced an expanded global alliance and the availability of container services within the Accenture Cloud Factory. The new services provide a faster industrialized on-ramp solution for enterprises moving to the cloud. They focus on container enablement of applications and feature use of Docker Datacenter (Enterprise Edition – Standard). Docker Datacenter…

T-Mobile announces Digits: one phone number for all your devices

T-Mobile just revealed its answer to AT&T’s NumberSync technology, which lets customers use one phone number across all their connected devices. T-Mobile’s version is called Digits and it will launch in a limited, opt-in customer beta beginning today before rolling out to everyone early next year. “You can make and take calls and texts on…

Samsung Banned Note 7 owners from flying

  Samsung says it will send a text message to all Galaxy Note 7 owners in the US, informing them that the phones will be forbidden on board US aircraft starting today. Notifying Note 7 owners, who should really have replaced their phones by now, that the devices are banned from aircraft will be key…

What Should be on the Next President’s Cyber agenda?

When the new president takes up residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., cybersecurity will be on the shortlist for action. What’s a president to do? TechNewsWorld asked more than a dozen experts what should be at the top of the new leader of the free world’s cyberagenda. Following are some of their responses. “The president has…

HP Debuts Flashy New Computers

Watch out, Apple. HP on Wednesday introduced a new generation of premium computer products that could generate the kind of excitement in the market that’s usually the domain of the folks at One Infinite Loop. Among the new HP offerings are a new tablet-laptop convertable, a svelte laptop, an innovative all-in-one model, and a 4k…

Foxconn buys S&T shares in capital hike

Taiwan’s Ennoconn, part of the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn, has bought new shares in Austrian IT group S&T AG from a 10 percent capital increase and will further raise its holding to 29.4 percent, S&T said. S&T said on Thursday it would use the funds from the capital increase to buy a 29.9…

It’s Official:Samsung Creates a fireproof box for Note 7 returns

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) is sending fireproof boxes and protective gloves to customers returning potentially explosive Galaxy Note 7 phones, sparking a firestorm of humor on social media about the new twist in the recall scandal. The company has permanently halted production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone less than two months after launch…