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More changes coming to Microsoft’s Windows as a Service strategy

Microsoft is continuing to tweak its Windows as a Service updating and patching strategy. Company officials announced some of the latest adjustments during last week’s Ask Me Anything (AMA) about Windows as a Service on the Microsoft Tech Comunity site. Microsoft officials have been hinting that the company is working to align the patching and updating strategies for Windows 10… Read more →

Nvidia tops Q1 targets as revenue nearly doubles

Graphics chipmaker Nvidia reported solid first quarter financial results Tuesday. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company reported a net income of $507 million, or 79 cents per share. Non-GAAP earnings were 85 cents per share on revenue of $1.94 billion, up 48 percent year-over-year. Wall Street was looking for earnings of 67 cents per share with $1.91 billion in revenue. Nvidia’s… Read more →

Good news! The entire Senate just embraced web encryption

Anyone now visiting their senator’s website will see something new: a little green lock in their browser’s address bar. Last week the US Senate quietly began serving its entire domain — including each of the 100 elected senators’ websites — over an encrypted HTTPS channel by default. national security Leaked document reveals UK plans for wider internet surveillance UK government… Read more →

VMware expands Google Chromebook, Dell EMC integrations

VMware announced that it’s expanding its partnership with Google with improved application accessibility on Chromebooks. The virtualization giant said VMware Workspace One will enable one-click secure authentication and management of web, cloud, and virtual applications for businesses using Chromebooks. The integration expands on VMware’s existing partnership with Google, which began in 2015 as a way to bring Windows access to… Read more →

VMware aims to manage Internet of Things infrastructure

VMware wants to manage your Internet of Things infrastructure in addition to your IT operations. The company at Dell EMC World launched an IoT management suite that aims to “enable IT and operational technology teams to have complete control of their IoT infrastructure.” While most IoT implementations have focused on analytics and making use of the data thrown off by… Read more →

Stratasys demos 3D printing, additive manufacturing systems that take cues from data center

If Stratasys’ vision plays out the manufacturing facilities in the future may just resemble today’s data centers with racks and rows of systems. Stratasys is launching a technology demonstrator–an additive manufacturing system that’s not available for sale, but being developed with customers–that takes cues from data center and cloud designs and could scale custom part making. The demonstrator signals a… Read more →

Containers, DevOps, IT automation seen as antidotes to complexity

More than seven in 10 executives and professionals believe that if they don’t automate a good part of their IT operations soon, their businesses will not survive the decade. Photo: CERN Press Office That’s the key takeaway of a new survey of 654 IT executives and professionals by BMC Software. Business process automation has been proliferating across enterprises for years… Read more →

How can CIOs manage this new age of ‘big software’?

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Amazon unveils touchscreen Echo Show with video calling features

The Amazon Echo Show comes with a new video calling feature. The next iteration of Amazon’s Alexa-powered Echo device is going visual. The company on Tuesday officially unveiled the Echo Show, a smart home speaker with all the voice-activated innards of the original Echo system, but with an additional 7-inch touchscreen and new video calling features. Or as Amazon’s new… Read more →

Fossil Q x Cory Richards hands-on: Stylish high quality watch and bands with Android Wear 2.0

Although the masses have yet to fully embrace wearable technology, many of us appreciate the ability of a smartwatch to triage important information and wear a smartwatch daily. These watches are often chunky, have simple designs, or look like a mini computer on the wrist. Fossil’s new Limited Edition Fossil Q x Cory Richards looks like an analog timepiece and… Read more →

iOS 10: Pro tips and tricks

Uncover some of the cool new features hidden in the latest iOS 10 updates. Here is a quick rundown of some of the new features contained in the latest iOS 10 updates that you might have missed. While most of these features should be available on all devices that support iOS 10, some will only be available on newer devices…. Read more →