First beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 now available with security updates, new features

As the dust settles from the announcement of IBM’s pending acquisition of Red Hat, work continues undaunted in delivering new products. This week sees the first beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8, Red Hat’s venerable enterprise distribution, which also serves as the basis for CentOS and Oracle Linux. For reference, RHEL is … Read moreFirst beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 now available with security updates, new features

How double bottom line capitalism is changing the business of tech

Alexandra Stanton, CEO of Empire Global Ventures, explains to TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson how the tech business is changing, for the better, thanks to double bottom-line capitalism. The following is an edited transcript of the interview. More about women in tech Dan Patterson: What you do is particularly unique. You go for what you call double … Read moreHow double bottom line capitalism is changing the business of tech

The Best Laptops of 2018: MacBook Pro, Chromebook Pixel, Surface Laptop

The MacBook Pro has caused such angst. Over the past couple of years, it has lost the ports we’d all grown to love, been graced with a superfluous TouchBar, and had some not-so-minor keyboard issues. But it’s also still the thing that every real creative macOS professional must have. This year’s 15-inch MacBook Pro has … Read moreThe Best Laptops of 2018: MacBook Pro, Chromebook Pixel, Surface Laptop

A New *Overwatch* Hero and Telltale’s Death Throes Top the Week in Gaming News

This week, Overwatch has a new hero, the Video Game Awards are here to give us something to argue about, and Telltale’s ending becomes permanent. Let’s get to it. Ashe Is the Newest Cowboy in Overwatch, a Game With a Surprising Number of Cowboys Games like Overwatch grow via the introduction of new characters, playable … Read moreA New *Overwatch* Hero and Telltale’s Death Throes Top the Week in Gaming News

Cole Haan’s Black Friday Sale Is Live – 30% Off Sitewide, Including Sale Items

Cole Haan makes some seriously great shoes, but the price tags can often make you turn your heels. So when they kick off their Black Friday (ahem, Grand Giving) sale, it’s the perfect time to act. For a limited time, you get 30% off sitewide, including shoes, apparel, and yes, even already-discounted sale items. Their … Read moreCole Haan’s Black Friday Sale Is Live – 30% Off Sitewide, Including Sale Items

Your Drone Can Give Cops a Surprising Amount of Your Data

If you’re a nefarious sort, you might use a commercial drone to smuggle drugs, carry explosives, or to just spy on your neighbors. Drones are appealing to criminals in part because they seem fairly anonymous, flitting through the sky with an invisible digital tether to its owner. But anonymity is no longer a safe bet. … Read moreYour Drone Can Give Cops a Surprising Amount of Your Data

FilmStruck Is Shutting Down: Stream These 10 Movies Now

Unless a moviegoing-miracle occurs, you have just a few days left to become FilmStruck: On November 29, the movie-streaming service—which hosts everything from hard-to-find foreign films to vintage Warner Bros. musicals—will be shut down by Warner Media overlords AT&T. Though the provider’s subscriber base reportedly consisted of about 100,000 cinephiles, FilmStruck’s demise prompted an online … Read moreFilmStruck Is Shutting Down: Stream These 10 Movies Now

Gifts Ideas for Travelers 2018: Luggage, Bags, Sleep Aids, Entertainment

Lauren Napier Cleanse Wipes You know how whenever you’ve been traveling, no matter how long, you always feel disgusting at the end? Well, there’s a reason for that: You are disgusting at the end. A few swipes with these wipes feels like splashing cold, cleansing water on your face. They’ll help remove day-old makeup, put … Read moreGifts Ideas for Travelers 2018: Luggage, Bags, Sleep Aids, Entertainment

Nintendo won’t release an N64 Classic anytime soon

Speaking to Kotaku, Fils-Aime said the first two Classic series were basically designed to plug the year-long gap between the end of the Wii U and the arrival of the Switch. “That was the very strategic reason we launched the NES Classic system,” he explained. Though Fils-Aime didn’t rule out the N64 Classic altogether, he … Read moreNintendo won’t release an N64 Classic anytime soon