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Yesterday brought me an interesting item in the TenForums Windows 10 News forum. Tantalizingly, it’s entitled “MS updates CPU requirements page for Windows 10 May 2019 Update.” Thus, this item reflects the latest and greatest set of Win10 CPU requirement in particular, and hardware requirements in g…READ MORE
IoT. 5G. Big data. AI. Edge computing. Cloud.
What’s common among all these buzzwords? Well, these are interesting times to be alive. All the above technologies are evolving almost at the same time. From IoT perspective, there couldn’t be a better timing.
Let’s talk briefly about each of them …READ MORE
Kony is a company we’re getting to know faster than we expected.
The organization works in digital experience development platforms and the emerging low-code platform market; it also has a specialism in digital banking.
Its products and platforms include Kony Quantum for low-code app develo…READ MORE
Carole Cadwalladr has used her TED talk to highlight Facebook’s obfuscation regarding political adverts on its site, calling for Mark Zuckerberg to hold a TED talk of his own or risk finding himself on the wrong side of history.
If you don’t know who Carole Cadwalladr is, by the way, you’r…READ MORE
Software is everywhere, but the process to create a new software product can be complicated and challenging. That’s why software development best practices are important and can help reduce costs and speed up processes.
Without goals, a software project doesn’t have direction. Projects should st…READ MORE
Managed service providers pursue a range of approaches when they deploy MSP software to automate their core functions.
Many companies follow a multi-vendor path, purchasing what they consider best-in-class systems for remote monitoring and management, professional services automation, remote cont…READ MORE
Cisco and Dell Technologies may be rivals in the server business, but when it comes to converged infrastructure, the two vendors remain strong partners.
Cisco, EMC and VMware in 2009 formed VCE, a joint venture that ushered in Vblock era of converged infrastructure. A lot has changed since in the…READ MORE
Seven fintechs are taking part in a challenge set Nationwide and will share a £3m fund as well as the knowledge and experience of experts from the building society and beyond.
The Nationwide’s Open Banking for Good challenge wants apps developed that can help people that are “financially squ…READ MORE
Blockchain is the new hot thing in IT. Basically, every company out there is trying to figure out where Block Chain fits into their environment. Here’s the big secret of blockchain; your company doesn’t need it.
Blockchain is simply a write one technology that allows you to change records, but …READ MORE
As you may recall, police departments and other organizations have been loading up on automated license plate readers that help them track automobile locations, and even selling the data. Now, at least one judge, in Fairfax County, Virginia, has told them they can’t do that.
“The ruling by Fa…READ MORE
There are incompatibilities between Powershell versions – you can’t use classes in Windows PowerShell v4 and there are differences between Windows PowerShell v5.1 and v6.x. One way to deal with PowerShell version incompatibilities is described in the recent post from the PowerShell team – htt…READ MORE
This is a guest blogpost by Emil Eifrem, CEO, Neo4j, in which he explains how an elegant solution to the mathematical puzzle to find the most efficient way of traversing the bridges in Prussia’s Koenigsberg resulted in graph theory
It’s the anniversary this month (15 April) of Swiss mathemati…READ MORE
TensorFlow plug-in recently launched by Quobyte for its distributed file system proves to enhance throughput performance by 30 percent for Machine Learning (ML) training workflows. Probably this is the first of its own kind of plug-in for a proven enhancement in machine learning capabilities. Quobyt…READ MORE
Edge Computing Image via Adobe
By James Kobielus (@jameskobielus)
Edge computing is the future of the cloud, and it’s the ecosystem in which all future devices will operate and within which they’ll engage with users and each other to optimize our lives 24×7.
Where’s my desktop gone? That’s the obvious immediate first reaction for any Google Chromebook user.
We road tested a Lenovo Chromebook 11 500e (Robo 360) and an HP Chromebook x360 11 G1 EE (Snappy) to ‘go native’ on the Chromebook experience and assess the upsides and downsides of life …READ MORE
Many people using the London Underground today will likely have noticed that the usual Virgin Media-run Wi-Fi service is not working. Some might even have been mildly inconvenienced by not being able to access the internet on the platform like normal.
The network is down not thanks to some techni…READ MORE
It has been a week of activism and a call for action, with the Extinction Rebellion, causing major disruptions in London.
But alongside grass roots demonstrations, there appears to be a greater awareness in the corporate world, that every business has a role to play in tackling the catastrophic e…READ MORE
The Computer Weekly Open Source Insider team is running Ubuntu.
More specifically, we’re running Ubuntu 19.04 on an originally Windows-empowered Lenovo laptop as a dual boot.
NOTE: Incidentally, this is an altogether joyous experience… although the BIOS boot screen defaults to Ubuntu start…READ MORE
This is a guest post by Simon Lockington, director of global solutions enablement at Equinix Asia-Pacific
Industry watchers are predicting that 4G LTE subscribers in Asia-Pacific will naturally make the move to 5G’s faster network when the service becomes available post-2020. In Singapore, 5G …READ MORE
Microsoft’s Build conference for developers and IT operations professionals is just a few weeks away, but a close look at the session catalog reveals clues to the event’s likely highlights. Here’s a look at four key themes slated for the event.
The .NET lowdown
Build attendees will peer into the f…READ MORE