Microsoft zooms in on hybrid cloud in enterprise portfolio refresh | ZDNet

Nadella theorized there are going to be three key things that are going to be required for making progress and remaining relevant in this market: have the most ubiquitous Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, have an \”honest-to-God\” scalable public cloud with a global footprint, and be able to take same software used to run cloud and deliver that to others.

via Microsoft zooms in on hybrid cloud in enterprise portfolio refresh | ZDNet.

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Adobe To Announce Source Code, Customer Data Breach — Krebs on Security

…hackers broke into its network and stole source code for an as-yet undetermined number of software titles, including its ColdFusion Web application platform, and possibly its Acrobat family of products. The company said hackers also accessed nearly three million customer credit card records, and stole login data for an undetermined number of Adobe user accounts.

via Adobe To Announce Source Code, Customer Data Breach — Krebs on Security.

UniversityNow makes college degrees accessible to anyone with a computer | VentureBeat

During a panel on higher education at TechCrunch Disrupt, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsome said…

“If you went back in time 200 years ago, the classroom then looks a lot like contemporary classroom today, in terms of student and professor relationships,” Newsom said.” That broadcast model is still at work today in some of finest universities in the world. This is comedic. We need a whole new model of education that takes the latest in terms of how we learn and incorporates it into a new platform of engagement that makes learning more interesting, meaningful, and life long.”

via UniversityNow makes college degrees accessible to anyone with a computer | VentureBeat.

iMessage for Android looks like a great way to compromise your security | The Verge

While others have reported that it works successfully, in our own testing we were only able to get iMessage Chat to communicate between Android devices running the app — attempts to ping other iMessage contacts were not recognized. In other words, the functionality we’ve been able to access today is basically Android-to-Android messaging, which you can do with much better alternatives that don’t ask you to go via a third-party developer to sign in to Apple’s services.

via iMessage for Android looks like a great way to compromise your security | The Verge.