Apple Said to Consider Helping Toshiba With Chip Unit Investment

The iPhone maker is actively looking at options for helping the troubled Japanese company by investing in its semiconductor unit, which has been put up for sale, according to people familiar with the matter. Apple is considering a range of options from partnering with Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.… Read More

Outer-Space Hacking a Top Concern for NASA’s Cybersecurity Chief

NASA scientists glean valuable data about powerful space explosions and the energy of black holes from their Swift and Fermi satellites. The projects were supposed to last a few years. Instead, they’ve survived for more than a decade. That’s great for researchers but a challenge for Jeanette Hanna-Ruiz because of… Read More

Salesforce Achieves Green Cloud Milestone

Salesforce announced Thursday that it has achieved net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and carbon neutral cloud delivery for all customers, in a blog post, citing the universal impact of climate change. The company is operating with net-zero emissions by purchasing high efficiency equipment and investments like virtual power purchase agreements.  Two… Read More

Toshiba Said to Put Temporary Hold on Memory Chip Sale Process

Toshiba Corp. temporarily canceled all meetings and decisions related to the sale of its memory chip business to address concerns raised by an industry partner, according to people familiar with the matter. Toshiba is trying to sell the business to raise much-needed cash, and the company has been narrowing down… Read More

Amazon Web Services Head Jassy Reaps $35.4 Million for 2016

Leading the fastest-growing and most profitable division of Amazon.com Inc. is paying off for Andrew Jassy. The head of Amazon Web Services, which includes the company’s cloud business, received $35.4 million in stock and about $179,000 in salary and a 401(k) match, according to a regulatory filing from the Seattle-based… Read More

IT Certifications: How Valuable Are They?

There seems to be two schools of thought on the value of IT certifications. Some technology professionals say they can absolutely turbo-charge your salary and earning potential. Others claim that certifications may not be worth the paper on which they’re printed. Obviously, the companies that sell that type of training are… Read More