How to Use the mkfs Command on Linux

Fatmawati Achmad Zaenuri/Shutterstock You must create a file system before you can use any data storage device connected to a Linux computer. Learn how to use mkfs and other utilities to do just that for all sorts of file systems. We show you how.  mkfs …

VMware’s COO says that its $2.1 billion acquisition of Carbon Black is all about fixing cybersecurity, an industry ‘going through turmoil’ (VMW)

On Tuesday, VMware closed its $2.1 billion acquisition of cybersecurity company Carbon Black. VMware plans to make use of Carbon Black’s cloud security product line to help propel it to success in cybersecurity, a new focus for the company.  VMware COO Sanjay Poonen says there’s …

Silicon Valley’s founder-led startups have lost their shine with IPO investors. But the obsession with direct listings won’t fix the bigger problem.

After poor public performances by some of Silicon Valley’s hottest private companies, venture capitalists are decrying the traditional IPO process in favor of direct listings. The unconventional strategy for going public removes some of the more expensive and tedious processes associated with going public, and …

How Jim Heckman — the slick businessman behind the mass layoffs at Sports Illustrated — became the most hated man in sports media

A little over a year ago, Jim Heckman was sermonizing about his plan to save the publishing industry from Facebook. Now, after overseeing deep cuts at Sports Illustrated, he just might be one of the most-despised men in sports media. Heckman isn’t done, though. He …