Smartphone Scoop: 5 Intriguing Rumors For October

A smartphone in Amazon's near future? Lenovo bringing a smartphone to the U.S.? Here's a rundown of the latest rumors.

Blackhole Author Arrested: 10 Facts About The Automated Attack Toolkit

Learn about Blackhole, one of the most dominant automated attack toolkits that fueled a wave of Web application attacks and infected millions by targeting Java, Flash and .PDF vulnerabilities.

The 5 Most Secure Enterprise Cloud Apps

These five apps pose the least risk to enterprise security, according to a recent study of cloud services apps that based its findings on access control, data encryption, auditing, compliance and other factors.

The Future Is Bright: Winners Of The Annual GTDC Rising Star Awards

GTDC honored the winning recipients of the Rising Star Awards for hardware and software vendors with the fastest-growing sales through distribution.

The Best (And Worst) Third-Quarter Technology Vendor Stocks

Gainers outnumbered losers among tech vendor stocks in the third calendar quarter, with some vendors like Salesforce.com and Brocade Communications seeing big run-ups in stock prices and others like BlackBerry recording big drops in share value.

Top Server Makers: Can You List Who's In The 'Other' Category?

Meet the companies that make up the 'other' server maker gang that has been stealing server market share from the big three.

Head-To-Head: Dell Venue 11 Pro Vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 2

The market for Windows 8 tablets suddenly gets crowded as Dell introduces five new models. How does the Dell Venue 11 Pro stack up against the Microsoft Surface Pro 2?

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Oct. 4, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Oct. 4, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Financial Flops: 5 Reasons Solution Providers Lose Money In The Cloud

CRN takes a look at five financial missteps VARs make when adding the cloud to their services portfolio that may be costing them a lot of money.

The Government Shutdown: 8 Things VARs Need To Know

As the shutdown begins to sink in, CRN takes a look at eight things you need to know about how the shutdown could affect your business.

Honoring The Best IT Vendors For The Midmarket: The 2013 XCellence Awards

IT decision-makers gathered at the Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES) West conference and cast their votes to recognize the top IT vendors for midmarket organizations in the XCellence Awards.

10 Cool Tech Products Seeking Kickstarter Funding

Crowdfunding benefits innovators and inventors. Check out 10 of the coolest, new tech products seeking funding on Kickstarter.

11 New HP Products To Meet On-The-Go Needs

The company's refreshed EliteBook line is thinner and lighter, and now includes two Ultrabooks. Its latest ProBook models retain legacy interfaces for vertical markets. All new laptops now have Haswell.

McAfee Partner Summit: 10 Ways McAfee Executives Engaged Channel Partners

Partners were given an overview of McAfee's product road map, a review of challenges and achievements over the last year, and the goals expected of partners over the next year, at the 2013 McAfee SecurityAlliance Partner Summit.

Major Product Push: 7 Captivating Dell Tablets And Notebooks

Dell aims to attract more consumer audience while remaining favorable in the channel with new tablet and notebook lineups.

The Best And Worst States For Quality Of Life/Personal Cost Of Living

Thinking of pulling up stakes and moving somewhere to start your solution provider business? Here are the states to put at the top of your list -- and the ones to avoid -- when considering a state's quality of life and its cost of living.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: September 2013

September saw a flurry of executive departures as well as some big changes in the channel ranks at HP, Microsoft and others.

Software, Hardware, High-Speed Sailing: 20 Scenes From Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle OpenWorld, now one of the world's biggest IT conferences, was more interesting than usual thanks to drama around Oracle Team USA's America's Cup win grabbing attention between all the hardware, software and cloud news.

10 Sizzling Mobile Devices Debuting In October

A flurry of new mobile devices are expected to be unveiled or hit shelves in October. Here are a few to look out for.

The Best And Worst States For Internet Usage

Internet access in the U.S. isn't universal. Here's a look at the states with the highest percentage of the population that's online and the states with the lowest.

10 Secrets To Success With HP PartnerOne

Hewlett-Packard this week released final PartnerOne terms and conditions that go into effect Nov. 1 including hefty back-end rebate incentives. Here are 10 secrets to succeeding with the new HP PartnerOne.

Follow the Money: 10 Recent Tech VC Investments To Watch In September

CRN takes a look back at 10 tech venture capital investments for September.

Tech 10: Dynamite Digital Displays For 2013

CRN's Tech 10 looks at the latest UltraHD products currently available for the channel to leverage from Sharp, Sony, LG, Asus and Dell, plus digital display technology from Apple, AMD, Intel, Samsung and Viewsonic.

Best And Worst States For Personal Income Taxes

Looking for a state that doesn't take a big bite out of your paycheck in income taxes? Here are the states to consider moving to -- and the ones to move out of -- when considering individual income taxes.