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Blockchain developer salaries now command as much as $175K

Demand for blockchain developers continues to skyrocket, with the number of full-time job openings exceeding 12,000 – a growth rate of 400% over the past year.

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Windows Server 2019 remains in release limbo

Distribution of Windows Server 2019, the on-premises, perpetual-license successor to Server 2016, stopped at the same Microsoft yanked Windows 10 version 1809.

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1,500 Windows 10 Insiders may have been bitten by file-deletion bug

The bug, which forced Microsoft to pull the Windows 10 1809 feature upgrade from distribution, showed up during Insider testing before the OS was released.

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Critics warn Microsoft it needs to fix broken update process

Microsoft's decision this month to stop distribution of the fall feature upgrade to Windows 10 is only the latest sign of a broken update process. Upset users want that fixed.

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Microsoft releases a big bunch of bug fixes for older versions of Win10

Yesterday, Microsoft released bug fixes for Windows 10 1607, 1703 and 1709, as well as the usual Previews for Win7, 8.1 and .NET. On Tuesday we got new versions of this month’s Win7 Monthly Rollup, likely in an attempt to fix the...

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Tech event calendar 2018-19: Upcoming shows, conferences and IT expos

Our sortable chart offers information, dates and locations for a variety of IT-focused events coming up over the next year.

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What we think we know about Apple’s Oct. 30 iPad Pro launch

Who sends out an invitation with more than 350 different image designs? Apple, of course.

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Blockchain to generate more than $10.6B in revenue by 2023

Blockchain has seen a real uptick in adoption as a number of companies roll out pilot tests in various industries and blockchain-as-a-service gains traction.

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Atlassian revamps Jira Software, adds roadmaps tool

The redesign follows a multi-year migration of the popular issue-tracking app to the AWS cloud and the acquisition last year of Trello.

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Google's most enthusiastic users have good reason to be wary

Fan-favorite services aren't all that Google has killed in 2018.

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

Chrome 70 for Windows, macOS and Linux lets users disable automatic log-on, implements a host of security tweaks, and adds support for Progressive Web Apps on Windows.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: October’s been a nightmare

Deleted user files, looping blue screens, bad drivers, Edge mute, and at least one patch that didn’t: This month shows, more than ever, that you need to protect your machine from Microsoft’s bad patches. And for heaven’s sake, don’t...

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Google aims Plus at the enterprise as consumer side falters

Google sees a ‘new direction’ for its social network after a security flaw prompts it to kill off the consumer version. Google Plus is being tied more tightly into G Suite.

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Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies at 65

'Personal computing would not have existed without him,' Bill Gates said of his one-time colleague.

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The Pixel Slate reality people seem to be missing

The common narrative surrounding Google's platform-straddling Pixel Slate shows that people haven't really been paying attention.

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Big browsers to pull support plug for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption protocols in early '20

TLS is the successor to the better-known SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption protocol; both are used to secure data communications between browsers and the destination server.

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3..., 2..., 1? How complaints tamed Microsoft's aggressive feature upgrade strategy

Microsoft has constantly shifted its release and support timeline for Windows 10, responding to concerns and complaints from users. Here's how the OS strategy has changed, and what may be coming next.

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Mingis on Tech: The Pixel 3 arrives

The Pixel 3 (and the larger Pixel 3 XL) officially arrive this week. Just in time, Computerworld's Dan Rosenbaum offers up insights and observations about the new device after several days' hands-on experience.

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