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How to add container management to Cockpit

The Cockpit web-based admin tool can be extended to include container management. Image: Jack Wallen Cockpit is an admin-oriented, web-based GUI for administering Linux servers. It’s available for the likes of CentOS and Ubuntu servers and makes working with those servers exponentially easier. If you happen to make use of Ubuntu server or CentOS, you […]

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How to use GitHub in Chrome OS

Need to connect with GitHub from your chromebook? Thanks to Termux, you can. Image: Jack Wallen If you’re a developer, the idea of working with a cloud-centric Chromebook is probably not at the top of your list. However, with just a bit of work, you can actually get Chrome OS to be a bit more […]

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How to run a command with the Ansible shell module

Ansible includes a shell module that can be used to execute commands on remote machines. Image: TechRepublic/Jack Wallen Ansible is an incredibly flexible tool. With it you can create highly complicated and powerful playbooks that are able to control and manage a large number of servers within your data center. One way you can make […]

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Chrome devices receive longer auto update expiration dates

Find out how a Chromebook you use or buy today may receive updates for up to six and a half years. Image: Andy Wolber/TechRepublic In late 2019, Google extended the auto update expiration (AUE) date for many Chromebooks. For example, the Poin2 Chromebook 14 will receive updates through June 2025, instead of March 2022 as […]

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IBM Watson Media releases mobile video streaming app

The video streaming app allows business users to stream live and on-demand video to global employees on computers or smartphones. More about artificial intelligence IBM Watson Media announced the release of its mobile streaming application for iOS and Android. The Enterprise Video Streaming solution is a live and on-demand streaming platform that connects the broadcaster […]

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Cybersecurity remains the top concern for middle market companies

Nearly half (47%) of executives believe they will be at a greater security risk in the next year, a Chubb and NCMM report found. More about cybersecurity Looking ahead at the next 12 months, middle market companies are most concerned with their cybersecurity strength. As businesses become more digital, these organizations believe security risks will […]

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IT heads praise hybrid cloud models but still opt for traditional data centers

A new survey from Nutanix found that IT departments are slowly moving to adopt hybrid cloud environments. Cloud infrastructure company Nutanix released its second annual Enterprise Cloud Index, finding that nearly 90% of surveyed enterprises were opting for hybrid cloud environments over specifically private or public ones. Data Center Must-Reads Vanson Bourne was commissioned by […]

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How can you protect yourself from hackers? An IBM social engineer offers advice

Stephanie “Snow” Carruthers, Chief People Hacker at IBM, gives advice about protecting yourself online. She also explains how the robocalls and spoofing process works. CNET and CBS News Senior Producer Dan Patterson and CBS Investigative Reporter Graham Kates spoke with Stephanie “Snow” Carruthers, chief people hacker for IBM’s X-Force Red team, about how to protect […]

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Traveling for the holidays? Avoid these 5 tech mistakes

Wi-Fi hotspots, public charging stations, and travel planning sites seem helpful, but they could actually be a traveler’s worst nightmare. More about cybersecurity With the holiday season approaching, many people are gearing up to visit family and friends. Travel has become much easier over the years with advancements in technology helping travelers book hotels and […]

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The top 40 companies for flex jobs in 2020

Amazon, SAP, and UnitedHealth Group are among companies recruiting for the most flexible jobs, according to a report from FlexJobs. If you work in IT, sales, healthcare, education, marketing, and finance, you are among the elite in the top career fields for flexible jobs, according to a new report from FlexJobs. The report’s focus identified […]