Atlassian bought Butler, a task automation solution for Trello. The plan is to integrate this into the core Trello product, helping to eliminate the mindless busy work of project management.
In “huh, that’s still a thing” news, IBM announced plans to sell Lotus Notes, Domino and Portal to HCL, an Indian IT services company. This marks the biggest IT acquisition in India’s history.
Bruce Schneier digs into some commonly tossed around consumer security tips. He digs into what can actually work, what is flat out bad advice, and what is probably overkill.
Bitcoin’s recent pricing slump gets all the headlines, but it’s not the only thing falling for the cryptocurrency. Block difficulty also saw a decrease, which hasn’t really happened to the cryptocurrency before.
Microsoft Edge is dead, long live Microsoft Edge! Microsoft has announced their browser will be rebuilt to run on the open source Chromium engine. This will lead to seeing the browser in more places, and could have major implications for Microsoft’s future OS plans.
The first major security flaw for Kubernetes has been found. It’s a nasty privilege escalation that’s tough to detect. Let the patching begin!
The US now holds the top two spots on the Top 500 Supercomputer list. The new Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory now boast an incredible peak performance of 200,794 TFlops per second. How long can the US sit atop the list?
Get your IT news fix from Tom Hollingsworth and Ken Nalbone on the Gestalt IT Rundown. They breakdown the news from Microsoft Connect, Ken’s thoughts on this year’s re:Invent, and more cloudy goodness.
Marc Newlin and Chris Grayson found that using tools designed with IPv4 in mind don’t cut it for IPv6. They looked into the challenges of getting visibility into the vast array of possible addresses. In the end, they developed ipv666 to help solve the problem.
Intel hasn’t been able to quit their 14nm process since it was originally introduced in 2014. But Anandtech reports that Coffee Lake-based NUCs are now available in major retail channels, signaling a significant change for the company.