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We are living in the Augmented Age. We, as individuals, are becoming more and more reliant on devices that augment our lives. As a result, connections between people and the spaces they live in and/or visit are changing rapidly.
What does this mean? Within smart spaces — like smart cities, venue…READ MORE
The UK is still a member of the EU. Freedom of movement is still as it was. But something has changed forever.
This change could have huge ramifications on future generations and the UK economy for years to come.
The latest ONS figures show that the number of EU citizens coming to the UK (220,…READ MORE
Splunk startup competitor Logz.io has been rolling out new tools and new projects on the back of its seemingly healthy venture funding injections, which came in last year.
The log analysis firm has now come forward with two new open source projects, Sawmill and Apollo.
The two tools were creat…READ MORE
In this guest post, Jack Bedell-Pearce, managing director of service provider 4D Data Centres, shares his thoughts on the role colocation can play in helping cryptocurrency miners boost their profits.
Despite recent fluctuations and a downturn in value, Bitcoin remains one of the most popular …READ MORE
There’s been a rash of issues lately with Windows 10 updates and Insider Preview upgrades. Some of these have left PCs with boot problems. I read about a particularly interesting case in point on TenForums this morning. Its title “Caught in safe mode” tell us the author wants to break out of a vicio…READ MORE
Containers as a service (CaaS) is a cloud service that allows software developers to upload, organize, run, scale, manage and stop containers by using a provider’s API calls or a web portal interface. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“Comparing virtualization to containers is a bit like comparing a…READ MORE
Using Market Intelligence to Challenge Leaders in your market
Why companies need market intelligence when they aren’t the primary feature of the research?
Challenger vendors don’t often show up in true market data at a level to draw any statistically significant insights because they cu…READ MORE
New architectures composed out of language agnostic software containers have made polyglot programming a new reality. But out of this newfound freedom chaos can ensue if clear software development governance policies do not exist that describe when, where and why certain programming languages can be…READ MORE
I read an article the other day called Who Killed the Junior Developer. The author talks a little about her experience with job hunting as a new graduate and also what the job advertising landscape looks like. The cliche is that companies create advertisements for a position that they can’t possible…READ MORE
Mastercard has ‘Priceless’ and American Express has ‘That’ll do nicely’ and ‘Don’t leave home without it’, but what does Visa have?
The answer appears to be the (arguably less catchy) ‘It’s everywhere you want to be’ and ‘More people go with Visa’, or so it seems.
The recent press release from Palo Alto networks comes with a great surprise as they released PAN-OS 8.1 which comes with some great new features and enhancements, also the new hardware they introduced have plenty to offer.
With growing threats targeted in form, SSL is always challenging to inter…READ MORE
Intel launched a new P4510 Series of U.2 solid-state drives (SSDs) equipped with its 64-layer triple-level cell (TLC) 3D NAND flash and enhanced firmware, enabling greater storage density and lower random read latency than the prior P4500 model.
The enterprise Intel P4510 Series is the first data…READ MORE
Last week I spoke about some of the critical factors that will be important for IT leaders to consider if they are bring containers and Kubernetes into their environments. These decision-criteria are elements that will have longer-term impacts on how well their application developers and IT oper…READ MORE
There is little argument that cloud is having a major impact on how organisations design, provision and operate their IT platforms. However, there still seem to be major arguments as to what an overall cloud platform actually should be.
For example, should the end result be 100% private clo…READ MORE
Digital disruption has been able to bring a lot of opportunities for new business spectrum. Internet was probably the biggest disruption in bringing the whole world connecting with each other so easily with each other. In fact, different time zones and geographic distances are no longer an issue.Tra…READ MORE
I ran into an interesting issue last week. I had VMs in the US West region of Azure which was unable to talk to the MySQL database service (PaaS) also in US West. The problem is turned out was due to a new feature that needed some adjusting to make work (there’s already a bug open to get this fixed)…READ MORE
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What do you think about these new reports regarding the Equifax breach? Are you worried about your data? Check out the new details surrounding the breach in this week’s roundup.
1. Equifax breach worsens, additional consumer data exposed – Madelyn Bacon (SearchSec…READ MORE
For 36 hours during the last weekend in January, more than 1,000 attended one of the largest women’s hackathons ever at SheHacks Boston.
SheHacks Boston organizer Natalie Pienkowska said that the event was a way to counter the “ridiculous” amount of inequality that remains in the modern workplace…READ MORE
You wouldn’t exactly classify the leaders of the UK tech sector as a bunch of liberal lefties. For all the stereotypes of bearded Shoreditch sandal-wearers that surround much of the nascent startup scene, if you polled the average UK tech conference for delegates’ political views, you would find…READ MORE
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, speaking at Recode’s Code Media conference in California, has insisted its macabre problem child Logan Paul hasn’t done enough to be kicked off the platform.
The company’s image has been run ragged by the maniacal vlogger since January’s media storm surrounding h…READ MORE