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Here’s a nifty utility you may want to add to your Win10 desktops. It’s called CapsLock Indicator, and it shows persistent visual cues in the Notification area of the Win10 taskbar. To be more specific, it shows the state of three keys: Caps Lock (C), Num Lock (N), and Scroll Lock (S). Simply put: C…READ MORE
There are many business elements that decide the fate of a business. With the changing dynamics of business on a global front, it is important to understand what are the top business elements if set right will ensure a success in business. As a matter of fact, how do you measure the success of your …READ MORE
My favorite product manager I have ever worked with treated the development group with a sort of benign neglect. He spent most of his time outside of the office talking with customers. Randomly, he came back to home base with a blast of feature ideas. Some were well thought out and describe, others …READ MORE
Flash storage vendor Tintri has had an inauspicious start to life as a public company. On Wednesday, during only its second earnings call, there were hints that Tintri may already be on life support.
The Tintri cloud customer base added 80 new logos last quarter, yet it won’t allay fears that t…READ MORE
Did you know the UK government has a minister for identity? It’s Baroness Susan Williams, whose full responsibilities go under the grander title of minister of state for countering extremism. Perhaps her biggest issue around looking after identity is that so few people have identified her job exis…READ MORE
Despite recent high profile data security incidents, it seems business leaders still are not acknowledging their IT vulnerabilities: In a recent cybersecurity study, 20% of survey respondents cited business and executive management treating cybersecurity as a “low priority” was one of the top three …READ MORE
By hosting its cloud infrastructure at Equinix’s Singapore datacentre, Kingsoft Cloud has become the latest Chinese cloud service provider to set its foot in Southeast Asia. The move is expected to improve the performance of Kingsoft’s services for Southeast Asian customers.
Kingsoft Cloud, w…READ MORE
YugaByte is a newly established company that sets out to deliver what it describes as turnkey distributed consistent and highly available database delivering data access with cache level performance.
The core YugaByte database offering (logically called YugaByte DB) aims to reduce the learning el…READ MORE
The internet of things continues to be one of the hottest trends in the technology world these days. The technology has impacted all facets of tech development and, of course, the way that websites are designed and developed.
Web design and the internet of everything
There’s no denying the buzz ab…READ MORE
Novel approaches to mobile audio get attention from geeks as they choose their most-wanted technology gifts in 2017.
Our geek advisory panel said the most coveted gift this year is close to unanimous — Apple’s AirPods wireless headphones. AirPods, introduced at the end of 2016, pair easily w…READ MORE
A couple of years ago, Intel invited me to a press luncheon to talk about how great their new chips were. They had new chips that were faster and used less power, and they were selling like hot cakes. The food was good and the new machines were smaller and ran a few minutes longer on batteries than …READ MORE
This is a guest post for Computer Weekly Open Source Insider written by Lars Herrmann in his capacity as general manager for integrated solutions and container strategy at Red Hat.
Herrmann states that, as many of us know, Kubernetes was originally designed and developed by Google employees when, a…READ MORE
In this guest post, Rob Anderson, principal analyst for central government at market watcher GlobalData, takes a look at the implications of delaying the launch of G-Cloud 10 by up to a year.
Making in-roads into the public sector can be a precarious task for IT providers, and does not get any ea…READ MORE
If nothing else, Tuesday’s special election for Senator in Alabama is a fascinating case of electronic discovery.
The day before the election, “Montgomery County Circuit Judge Roman Ashley Shaul granted a preliminary injunction directing counties to set voting machines ‘to preserve all digi…READ MORE
Microsoft Azure Data Lake is a highly scalable public cloud service that allows developers, scientists, business professionals and other Microsoft customers to gain insight from large, complex data sets. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“Finding a balance between regulating the data lake and keepin…READ MORE
This is the first in a series of articles exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the audio visual (AV) industry, which has its annual European flagship event, ISE2018, in February. This article looks at how open systems are starting to transform AV infrastructure.
The relentless marc…READ MORE
You don’t usually see people using the where method. A recent question on the forums highlighted using the where method.
PowerShell deals in collections and will automatically create a collection of objects if the are multiple objects returned for instance
$procs = Get-Process
Iterating o…READ MORE
New rules being introduced next year by the Financial Conduct Authority, to force banks to publish details of major security and operational incidents, instead of hearing about them on Twitter, is great news in principle but in practice its effectiveness might be limited.
Forcing banks to report …READ MORE
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By James Kobielus (@jameskobielus)
Auto-programming will become the centerpiece of enterprise application development in 2018. As we move into the new year, we’ll see more application developers leverage the newest artificial intelligence (AI) approaches to algo…READ MORE
Whose concern is it whether your customers derive a business benefit from using your product or service? At Signavio, a vendor of business process management software, it’s the customer success manager’s.
You might be thinking, Who’s that now? Jim Smith, senior customer success manager at Signavi…READ MORE