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iOS 13 and iPadOS: Will your iPhone or iPad run it?

Some iPhones and iPads won’t make the cut when ioS 13 and iPadOS are released later this year. Here is a list of compatible devices, along with those that will see support dropped. Must read: WWDC 2019: The new Mac Pro On the iOS 13 front, here are the devices that will receive the update: iPhone XS and iPhone XS… Read more →

macOS Catalina: Will your Mac run it?

Apple unveiled the next-generation macOS at the WWDC 2019 keynote this week. macOS Catalina will land this fall (the beta is currently available to developers, and a public beta will land in July). But will your Mac run it, or has the time come to buy a new one? Must read: WWDC 2019: The new Mac Pro Here is a… Read more →

Microsoft closes its ‘specialty stores’ in mall kiosks

Credit: Microsoft Just ahead of the opening next month of its London flagship store, Microsoft looks to be consolidating its brick-and-mortar retail outlets. It appears the company recently closed the remaining ‘specialty stores,’ which were its name for in-mall kiosks that it originally launched when it introduced its Surface PC line. Like Windows Central, I’m hearing the reason for the… Read more →

Business leaders like their applications, but want them delivered faster

Business leaders are losing patience. They see — and feel the heat from — competitors advancing their digital profiles. They are leaning on their IT departments harder and harder, pressing for more and faster delivery of software that will keep their companies in the digital race. They like what IT is delivering, but the challenge for IT managers is to… Read more →

Apple’s $999 Mac Pro Display XDR monitor stand is the most Apple thing ever

WWDC 2019: Everything Apple announced and what really matters to business TechRepublic’s Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler break down the important news from Apple’s 2019 WWDC, but more importantly, they discuss why certain applications are important to business users. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wb8mpN When it comes to selling high priced accessories, Apple is the king of making the sale. Its stores… Read more →

Dropbox adds expanded table functions to Paper

Dropbox is rolling out an update to the table function within its note-taking and collaboration tool Paper that aims to help team members plan projects more easily. In a nutshell, Dropbox is bringing support for images, to-dos, expanded colors, and sorting to Paper’s table creation feature. Also: Dropbox launches cold storage service The pitch is that the new table features will… Read more →

Seagate ships world’s highest capacity 3.5-inch enterprise hard drive

As cloud and hyperscale storage solutions continue to demand increasing storage space, Seagate launches a new 16TB helium-filled Exos X16 to keep up with the ever-increasing demand. Must read: WWDC 2019: The new Mac Pro The primary attraction of the Exos X16 is increased storage capacity. The 16TB drive delivers 33 percent more petabytes per rack compared to 12TB drives,… Read more →

Does China’s route to infrastructure control run through Iceland’s data centers?

Stock image Two Chinese men appeared on the tarmac at Keflavík International Airport, Iceland’s major transport link to the US, Europe, and beyond. Both claimed to be employees of Huawei, one of the largest Chinese technology companies in existence. They were in the country to visit a data center or two, with investment opportunities from Huawei a possibility. Met by… Read more →

NASCAR to migrate 18 petabytes of video archives to AWS

Can NASCAR harnass tech to attract new motor racing enthusiasts? Increasingly, NASCAR seeks to deliver a sophisticated mix of live race action, data feeds, social network interactions and consumer view point experience choices across multiple screens. Special Feature Special Report: How to Win with Prescriptive Analytics (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet / TechRepublic special feature, explores… Read more →

Massive Quest Diagnostics data breach impacts 12 million patients

Emotet is this year’s big malicious threat to your users The banking trojan turned botnet accounts for almost two-thirds of all malware payloads delivered by email – with malicious URLs favoured far more than weaponised attachments. A massive data breach has struck Quest Diagnostics and the information of up to 11.9 million patients has potentially been compromised. On Monday, the… Read more →

The best beach reads for hackers in 2019

How to secure your iPhone or iPad from hackers, snoopers, and thieves (iOS 12.2) Your iPhone and iPad is likely packed with important, valuable, and even sensitive information that you might not want others to be able to access. Here are the steps you should take … Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/the-best-2019-beach-reads-for-hackers-in-pictures/#ftag=RSSbaffb68The best beach reads for hackers in 2019https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/the-best-2019-beach-reads-for-hackers-in-pictures/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for… Read more →

Hollywood lie: Bank hacks take months, not seconds

After pilot test, British bank declines to roll out Windows Hello Lloyds Banking Group tested out biometric authentication using Windows 10 last year. A report published today by cyber-security firm Bitdefender gives one of the best views we ever got into the inner-workings of a modern bank heist, and more particularly, a bank heist carried out by Carbanak, a group… Read more →