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Document exchange and transaction management company Amalto has come forward with early adopter options for its Platform 6 enterprise application framework.
This developer toolset is designed to allow programmers to create blockchain-based transactional applications.
It is blockchain-agnostic …READ MORE
The PowerShell ecosystem is more diverse than it used to be which makes determining the PowerShell host a bit more difficult.
The variable $host, and its Name property, is a good starting point.
You get ConSoleHost if you’re running in the cons…READ MORE
NetApp launched its Data Fabric architecture to adapt its storage to manage applications built for the cloud. Container orchestration had largely been a missing aspect in Data Fabric, but the vendor has taken a step to try and plug the gap.
NetApp has acquired Seattle-based StackPointCloud for an…READ MORE
Yesterday, September 20, MS issued yet another Cumulative Update for Windows 10. Why do I call it that, listed only as “Update” in Update History? The Win10 Build number changes from 17134.286 to 17135.319 post-install. By definition, any update that ups the Build designation counts as a cumulative …READ MORE
What exactly is a smart city? According to Wikipedia, “a smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently.” This basic definition paints a picture of an urban setting that is “sm…READ MORE
This is a guest blogpost by Francois Ajenstat, Chief Product Officer, Tableau
Data analysis is only as good as the quality of your data. Anyone who has ever analysed data knows that the information is rarely clean. You may find that your data is poorly structured, full of inaccuracies, or just pl…READ MORE
One of the disadvantages cited in the past about fintech was that the companies in the sector were too small to offer the same services as some of the big traditional players.
What if something goes wrong? Is the supplier capable of compensating the financial services customer if disaster strikes…READ MORE
CloudBees are (is) a bunch of busy social bees (presumably why the firm called themselves that).
The enterprise DevOps company used the DevOps World | Jenkins World event to announce CloudBees Jenkins Support, a subscription service for commercial Jenkins support.
Jenkins is an open source au…READ MORE
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has been conducting a review of digital identity since taking over policy responsibility from the Government Digital Service (GDS) in June.
Computer Weekly has learned that at the core of the DCMS proposals to boost the UK’s digital id…READ MORE
LAS VEGAS – A large portion of VMware customers face a decision as the end of support for vSphere 5.5 draws near: Risk foregoing commercial support and security updates or pay up for a 12-month support extension.
With just a couple weeks left until the Sept. 19, 2018 deadline, organizations are…READ MORE
About ten years ago, a new job category emerged: The Social Media Manager. This is a person that “does” social media for a brand, such as Ivory Soap, HBO, or Old Spice. Twitter, for example, was one of the first Social Media platforms used to “Social Media Marketing.” I have a few thousand f…READ MORE
The art of 3D printing has suffered a setback in Kuwait, after pressure from hysterical clergymen forced the closure of its local Doob 3D store with accusations of idolatry.
The company offers a service that creates toy models of its customers using 3D-scanning technology, and having looked at the …READ MORE
Singapore’s National Environmental Agency (NEA) is roping in Alphabet life sciences research outfit Verily’s technology to separate male mosquitoes from female ones in an ongoing project to tackle dengue fever.
Dubbed Project Wolbachia, the multi-year project aims to curb the female mosquito …READ MORE
Buffer overflow is what happens when a program or process attempts to write too much data to the buffer, a segment of computer memory reserved for temporary data storage. Continued…
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“We are still seeing a lot of the same techniques to hack applications as we have previously se…READ MORE
Today is the day that I have the privilege of announcing the PASS Summit 2018 Speaker Idol contestants. The contestants have been grouped into three groups, with each of groups presenting on either Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.
The groups that we have for the PASS Summit 2018 this year are:
Business automation is booming as organisations shift to a digital-first model with the aim of improving customer experience and increasing productivity at an unprecedented scale, all while driving down costs.
Automation is already helping to improve customer interactions in data-rich industry se…READ MORE
The Government Accountability Office did its part to deliver some closure regarding the Equifax data breach by way of a newly published report on the now-infamous security incident.
The GAO report offers a comprehensive look at the numerous missteps made by Equifax, which allowed attackers to mai…READ MORE
Cisco said it would acquire SD-WAN vendor Viptela Inc. in a deal valued at $610 million. The transaction, expected to close later this year, will fortify Cisco’s existing SD-WAN portfolio with additional cloud-based services, the company said in a blog post.
“Viptela’s technology is cloud-first, wi…READ MORE
A friend of mine recently had to inform his staff of a new password policy requiring all of the following: Upper and lower case letters, a number, a special character, at least 12 characters in length and had not been used in the last six months. Someone sent him this meme in reply:
We are in conversation with Jerry Melnick, President & CEO, SIOS Technology Corp. Jerry is responsible for directing the overall corporate strategy for SIOS Technology Corp. and leading the company’s ongoing growth and expansion. He has more than 25 years of experience in the enterprise and high…READ MORE