Darryl K. Taft

Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.

IBM Launches Project Intu for Embodied Cognition

Just two weeks after hosting its World of Watson conference in Las Vegas, IBM kicked off its Watson Developer Conference in San Francisco to further advance its Watson cognitive...

Microsoft Advances ‘Any Developer, Any App, Any Platform’ Strategy

Microsoft continues to advance its "Any Developer, Any App, Any Platform" strategy to attract developers to the company's rich suite of developers tools.The company that was founded on the...

APIs Help Drive Revenue, Market Cap Increases

New research from API management firm Apigee and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology digital fellow shows a direct impact to the bottom line of companies that implement API programs.The...

IBM Aims Watson at Embodied Cognition

At the close of IBM's recent World of Watson conference in Las Vegas, eWEEK interviewed Grady Booch, Big Blue's chief scientist of Watson/M about the future of IBM's Watson...

North American Developers View Cyber-Warfare as Top Threat

North American developers view cyber-warfare from nation-states as the number one threat to computer security, according to a recent Evans Data survey.The Evans Data Global Development Survey showed that...

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How to Encourage a New Generation of Leaders in the Remote Workplace

Companies are starting to finalize their long-term work plans, with many choosing to stay remote for the foreseeable future. The flexible, remote work option will...

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F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...

Cloudera’s Ram Venkatesh on Hybrid Cloud and the Cloudera Roadmap

I spoke with Ram Venkatesh, Chief Technology Officer at Cloudera, about the company’s shifts, and how the Cloudera Data Platform serves a hybrid environment. Among...

Secure Cloud Migration: Beware Identity Failures and Misconfigurations

According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market grew 40.7% in 2020. But despite how commonplace it now is, a cloud migration can...

How Tech Companies Can Boost Cyber Defenses: Building a Cyber-First Culture

Today’s accelerated pace of digital transformation brings significant opportunities for businesses to grow and drive value for shareholders. At the same time, the rise...